August 1999 Issue

Danger From Ephedra

Dietary supplements containing the herbal stimulant ephedra appear to be making a comeback on the weight-loss scene. Radio disc jockeys and peddlers at mall kiosks promote Metabolife 356, for example, claiming it will raise metabolism, boost energy and aid weight-loss. Meta-lite is another product with nearly identical ingredients.

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