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Adipotide, Once Thought Holy Grail of Weight Loss, Falls Off Radar

Back in 2011, the hot news in obesity research was Adipotide. This peptide would target adipose tissue and destroy¬†the blood supply, essentially KILLING fat cells. Not like those stupid scam ads, this stuff was intended to be a fat Terminator and KILL FAT CELLS for real! It sounded like a Holy Grail for weight loss …

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Should you take weight loss drugs?

I tried fen-phen in the 90s. I remember I was always thirsty. I really don’t remember much else except that there was no significant change in my weight. People usually want to believe that there will be a “magic pill.” Expectations like this are perhaps the primary reason why weight loss drugs should be considered …

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