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How many points do you add if you are nursing mom on the Points Plus? I know that potatoes do even raw, any variety white, sweet, etc Corn does, Avocado def does etc. I refuse to get on the scale. As the quality of the eating plans vary both in their nutrition and safety, especially for those with certain medical conditions, it is best to discuss the plan you have chosen to follow with a healthcare professional before you start. The Lancet British journal The Lancet published a study which followed several hundred people for a year; half on a diet recommended by their doctor and the other half on Weight Watchers. Fitness is also a core component of Beyond the Scale.
It is apparently also an ingredient in some weight loss products as hydroxycitric acid. Oz promoted it and continues to assert that garcinia cambogia is an effective aid to weight loss.
The claims for weight loss are nothing short of outlandish and there is real science that suggests the whole thing is a hoax. Studies that claim to have found weight loss were carried out on animals.