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what are the pros and cons of lipoprotein/lipotropic injections?

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Dr. Rodolfo Farhy
Cardiology 36 years experience
Weight loss: Try a good diet, it is healthier!!
Dr. Milton Alvis, jr
Preventive Medicine 41 years experience
Two different issues: Lipoproteins (made by liver & intestinal cells) transport all fat molecules around body in water outside cells & required to stay alive. Lipo(=fat)tropic(=changing) injections a totally different topic; refers to whatever people are selling to gullible customers. No double blind, placebo controlled, prospective clinical trials done, or are required, for sales. Just sales! Buyer Beware, as Always.
Dr. Budi Bahureksa
Cardiology 31 years experience
Cons: Don't do it -- it is not natural to the body.

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