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Old 05-16-2012, 08:55 AM
 
Location: Texas
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The implications of the findings are significant" states Suzanne Dickson, Professor of Physiology at the Sahlgrenska Academy: "Most dieting fails because we are obsessed with the desire to eat, especially tempting foods like sweets. As exendin-4 suppresses the cravings for food, it can help obese people to take control of their weight," suggests Professor Dickson.
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Old 05-16-2012, 09:01 AM
 
Location: Las Flores, Orange County, CA
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Didn't they say the same thing for hoodia?
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Old 05-16-2012, 10:34 AM
 
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dang it, i was just about to post this.

Laboratory Equipment - Drug Made From Lizard Spit Cuts Food Cravings
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Old 05-16-2012, 02:04 PM
 
Location: Texas
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Gotta be quick on the spit...
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Old 05-16-2012, 02:07 PM
 
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Didn't they say the same thing for hoodia?
Hoodia: Lots of Hoopla, Little Science



It's taken years for overweight Americans to discover what the South African bush people knew innately -- or so the story goes. For eons, the bush people have nibbled a native succulent plant called Hoodiagordonii -- and stayed slim. No fretting (apparently) about fitting into "skinny jeans" or advancing a belt notch....
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Old 05-18-2012, 08:06 AM
 
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I wonder if this would effect the same part of the brain for drug addictions?
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