Weight/Obesity - Dietary Supplements

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Description and Key Nutrition Issues


Dietary supplements (such as the type evaluated here) are referred to as Natural Health Products (NHPs) in Canada, as herbal medicines in the United Kingdom, as complementary medicines in Australia and as dietary supplements in the U.S. and New Zealand. There is a variety of dietary supplements that can be purchased by consumers for weight loss purposes and weight loss supplements are popular and widely available. 

Key Nutrition Issues
It is important for health care professionals to

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Last Updated: 2018-06-13