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How do fat absorbing diet pills work to help me lose weight?

Gretchen M. Bosacker, MD
Family Medicine
Fat absorbing diet pills use a fiber mechanism to bind fat after you've eaten it, so fat passes through the digestive tract instead of being absorbed. Watch family physician Gretchen Phillips, MD, explain how these diet pills help you lose weight.

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