The safety and effectiveness of commonly-marketed natural supplements for weight loss in populations with obesity: A critical review of the literature from 2006 to 2016

@article{Wharton2019TheSA,
  title={The safety and effectiveness of commonly-marketed natural supplements for weight loss in populations with obesity: A critical review of the literature from 2006 to 2016},
  author={Sean Wharton and Revi Bonder and Aaron Jeffery and Rebecca A. G. Christensen},
  journal={Critical Reviews in Food Science and Nutrition},
  year={2019},
  volume={60},
  pages={1614 - 1630}
}
Abstract Objective: To evaluate the evidence published from 2006 to 2016 on the effectiveness and safety of commonly used natural supplements for weight loss in individuals with obesity. Methods: Amazon and Google were searched for names of mono-agent natural supplements marketed for weight loss and a list of the 10 supplements was created. Google Scholar, Pubmed, Science Direct, and the Cochrane Library were searched for articles that met inclusion. Results: At least one article was published… 
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