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Anon. (2006) "Surgically Slim: A Cure for Obesity, and Why It's Risky," Consumer Reports February 71 (2): 24-8.

Astrup, A., Larsen, T. and Harper, A. (2004) "Atkins and Other Low-Carbohydrate Diets: Hoax or an Effective Tool for Weight Loss?" Lancet 364 (9437): 897-9. Anderson J.W., Konz, E.C., and Jenkins, D.J. (2000) "Health Advantages and Disadvantages of Weight-Reducing Diets: A Computer Analysis and Critical Review," Journal of the American College of Nutrition 19 (5): 578-90. Berg, Frances M. (1999) "Health Risks Associated with Weight Loss and Obesity Treatment Programs," Journal of Social Issues 55 (2): 277-97. Campos, Paul (2004) The Obesity Myth, New York:

Gotham Books. Denke, M. (2001) "Metabolic Effects of High-Protein, Low-Carbohydrate Diets," American Journal of Cardiology 88 (1): 59-61. Fisher, M.C. and Lachance, P.A. (1985) "Nutrition Evaluation of Published Weight-Reducing Diets," Journal of the American Dietetic Association 85 (4): 450-4.

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"Adverse Cardiovascular and Central Nervous System Events Associated with Dietary Supplements Containing Ephedra Alkaloids," New England Journal of Medicine 343 (25): 1833-8. Lindblad, P., Wolk, A., Bergstrom, R., Persson, I. and Adami, H.O. (1994) "The Role of Obesity and Weight Fluctuations in the Etiology of Renal Cell Cancer: A Population-Based Case-Control Study," Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers & Prevention 3 (8):

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Shekelle, P., Hardy, M.L., Morton, S.C., Maglione, M., Mojica, W.A., Suttorp, M.J., Rhodes, S.L., Jungvig, L. and Gagné, J. (2003) "Efficacy and Safety of Ephedra and Ephedrine for Weight Loss and Athletic

Performance," Journal of the American Medical Association 289 (12^1537-45. Zingmond, David S., McGory, Marcia L., and Ko, Clifford Y. (2005) "Hospitalization Before and After Gastric Bypass Surgery," Journal of the American Medical Association 294 (15): 1918-24.

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