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Title: Complementary therapies in obesity
Contributor(s): Chung, Agnes (author); Stupans, Ieva  (author)
Publication Date: 2005
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Abstract: The number of complementary weight-loss supplements available on the market is increasing rapidly. In this article, the pharmacological mechanisms and the evidence for efficacy surrounding the sale and adjunctive use of several complementary supplements for the treatment of obesity will be discussed. The complementary therapies to be considered are green tea, chromium, hydroxycitric acid (Garcinia cambogia), ephedra (Ma huang) and chitosan.
Publication Type: Journal Article
Source of Publication: Australian Pharmacist, 24(4), p. 289-290
Publisher: Pharmaceutical Society of Australia
Place of Publication: Australia
ISSN: 0728-4632
Field of Research (FOR): 119999 Medical and Health Sciences not elsewhere classified
Socio-Economic Outcome Codes: 929999 Health not elsewhere classified
Peer Reviewed: Yes
HERDC Category Description: C1 Refereed Article in a Scholarly Journal
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