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how is aloe vera helfpul for weight loss?

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Dr. Kenneth Cheng
31 years experience Family Medicine
No: There are no reliable studies to show that aloe vera is beneficial for weight loss.
Answered on Jan 14, 2012
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Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Anecdotal.: Possibly? A 2009 study by kwanghee kim demonstrated lowered blood sugar levels in overweight mice after administration of aloe vera gel. Anecdotally it is reported to assist with weight loss.
Answered on Sep 25, 2013
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