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A 45-year-old member asked:

I have started drinking lemon juice with cayenne pepper and maple syrup to lose 20 pounds. does this diet drink really work?

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Dr. Ronald Krauser
A Verified Doctoranswered
Rheumatology 54 years experience
Yuck!!: Why would you consume a drink with high sugar content when you are trying to lose weight? You need a balanced diet with strict limits on portion size and carbohydrates. These fad diets never help for long and this one seems particularly absurd to me.
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