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Can you use speed (amphetamines) to lose weight?

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 26 years experience
Has been done: but it isn't the healthiest approach to weight loss. To lose weight insure that calories burned > calories consumed. Drink at least 8 - 8 oz glasses of water per day. Try for 8 hours of sleep/night. Aim for at least 5 servings of vegetables & 4 servings of fruit per day. Use whole grain when possible. Avoid sodas, alcohol & junk carbohydrates. Get in mix of aerobic & weight lifting exercises.
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Last updated Feb 24, 2016
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