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Buyer Beware: Unsafe Weight Loss Products

By Kellie Heywood

If you're looking at buying weight loss products, particularly over the internet, you should remember that it's definitely a situation of buyer beware.

While medications are usually strictly regulated by health authorities, dietary supplements and complementary medicines have, in general, been far less tightly regulated. This means that you need to do a little homework to make sure that A), what you’re buying does what it says it does and B), that it doesn’t contain any hidden surprises.

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