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05 Dec 2005

Weight loss injection
Theres a dietician in my area who is fully booked for at least 3 months because he is dispensing injections which increase your metabolism. Aparently you inject yourself once a day and the weight just drops off. I know someone who reached her goal weight within 2 months of starting this. She stopped the injection and the weight has stayed off.

Has anyone else heard of this / used it? What actually is it? Is it bad for you?
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DietDoc

01 Jan 0001

Dear Bb
I doubt that the person in question is a registered dietitian. I have not read any scientific proof that such magic injections make you lose weight. The person in question probably makes his patients use a very-low-energy diet together with these magic injections and it is the low-energy diet that is producing the results.
Please be careful that you don't get hooked on slimming products that can have potentially dangerous side-effects.
Take care
DietDoc
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