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do any diet pills work?

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Dr. Derrick Lonsdale
Preventive Medicine 73 years experience
No: They depend mostly on destroying appetite, not a very good way to go. Stop all forms of sugar and sweeteners and i bet that you will lose weight.
Dr. Linda Gromko
Family Medicine 48 years experience
No quick fix!: There really isn't a quick fix when it comes to weight. Eating healthy meals and snacks, and exercising are your best bets! check on-line for the national weight control registry to learn the habits of folks who have lost significant weight and kept it off for years. One gentleman says, "the best way to avoid gaining ten pounds is to avoid gaining five." so right on the money! it's lifelong work!

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Does diet pills really work?

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Could abidexin diet pills really work!?

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Abidexin: Yes abidexin is a reliable weight reduction pill but I think you would be better served if you worked on your diet and exercise. Loosing weight at a great speed using pills is, in my opinion, not in your best interests. Go on-line and look up "NuVal" which will give you a good idea of what foods will help you loose weight rather tablets. Also be sure to exercise readily.

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