Popular Over-the-Counter Diet Aids
There are many over-the-counter products for weight loss. Individual products often contain several ingredients. Some contain 20 or more. It's important to read the label before you buy.
The one thing all these ingredients have in common is that none of them have been proved to be both safe and effective. And taking any diet aid makes it hard for you to listen to your hunger signals so that you can have a normal relationship with food.
Most over-the-counter diet aids don't work. And those that do work come with warnings about their safety. Doctors don't recommend any of them.
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