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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience in Rheumatology
No: No it does not.

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A 68-year-old female asked:
Dr. C Julio Aponte
52 years experience in Rheumatology
Oil? yes: Primrose oil is like any oil, 9 k calories per gram; no real help for anything and too expensive to ingest enough.
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A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alvin Lin
Dr. Alvin Lin answered
29 years experience in Geriatrics
Weight gain: Simplistically, weight gain occurs when calories in exceed calories out. There's a tendency to continue eating habits developed in our youth even as o ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience in Rheumatology
No: No it does not.
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Dr. William Coutts ii
25 years experience in Family Medicine
Probably not: It is carbohydrate that stimulates insulin release which causes increased fat deposition. Even though fat has more calories per gram, physiologicall ... Read More
A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Matt Wachsman
35 years experience in Internal Medicine
It is unlikely: not much calories in it. For that matter, if it is the oil, not much of it is in the blood when it is diluted over the entire body. If it has effect ... Read More
A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience in Psychiatry
The 3 sites I: Checked did not llist weight gain as a side effect.
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
46 years experience in Family Medicine
NO: No- get a thyroid evaluation
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Krishna Kumar
54 years experience in Psychiatry
Melatonin: There is no clinically proven Research in human beings that Melatonin can cause weight loss or gain. Have Balanced Diet and maintain weight within the ... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Sneid
40 years experience in Endocrinology
No.: It is only recommended for short term use, and your obesity is a life-long problem. You need education, diet, exercise, possibly medication and may ne ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Sneid
40 years experience in Endocrinology
None: There are no totally safe effective diet pills, particularly the otc garbage that's sold in local stores, by your friends, advertised on tv or on the ... Read More
A 67-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bernard Seif
39 years experience in Clinical Psychology
EGCG is the active: ingredient in green tea. It will boost your metabolism so theoretically it can help weight loss. Practically speaking it is an aid to help w/proper ... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience in General Practice
Waste your money: Why would you waste money on snake oil? This product will not in any way lead you to real or lasting weight loss. It is just like every other fake pro ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Diamond
45 years experience in Pediatrics
Nothing: If you are basically healthy , then your growth will determined by the potential your dna has. Nothing you do will really matter. There are no exercis ... Read More
A 26-year-old member asked:
Dr. George Valdez
Specializes in Family Medicine
Stress: If you try to change metabolism quickly, your body gets stressed out, and your hormones follow. Aim for one or two pounds per week, slow and steady wi ... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Pierrette Mimi Poinsett
37 years experience in Pediatrics
Evening primrose: According to Toxnet-Lactmed, evening primrose capsules are safe while breastfeeding. https://toxnet.nlm.nih.gov/
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Randy Baker
39 years experience in Holistic Medicine
Neither: 5000 mcg sounds like a huge dose but it is just 5 mg and is very safe and non-toxic. Biotin plays an important role in metabolism so some claim it can ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Sneid
40 years experience in Endocrinology
One you don't eat: They won't help you lose weight, gain muscle or anything positive, although your wallet will lose weight. Save your money, and your health. Learn to e ... Read More
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Timothy Gorski
38 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Simple answer: NO!: Don't believe all the hype about acai. All the same crazy claims were also made for hoodia, chromium, products claimed to block cortisol and a bunch ... Read More
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A 42-year-old male asked:
Dr. Randy Baker
39 years experience in Holistic Medicine
No one knows: While some weight loss supplements contain ginkgo ; ginkgo has many proven health benefits, i know of no research studies that show gingko helps weigh ... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Lipman
54 years experience in Diabetology
Safe but Worthless: There is no proof that u will lose weight with green save u're money,watch food , exercise a little, and u can lose weight
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sasson Moulavi
33 years experience in General Practice
Smart for life: a great program must be easy, high in protein and suppress hunger. Smart for life is the product line and program I like and I developed because I was ... Read More
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