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Green tea sets weight-loss industry abuzz
Like all industries, the herbal weight-loss business moves in cycles. Less than a decade ago, the stimulant herb ephedra was one of the stars of the scene. It sped up metabolism and weight loss, but it also raised the heart rate and, in some cases, caused strokes and heart attacks.
By Chris Woolston, Special to the Los Angeles Times
August 16, 2010