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Bitter Orange: Effective for Weight Loss?

There’s no definitive evidence that bitter orange (Citrus aurantium) is effective for weight loss. After ephedra was taken off the market due to its health concerns, many consumers — and weight-loss supplement manufacturers — began looking for alternatives. One such alternative is bitter orange, which has become a common ingredient in many weight-loss supplements marketed as “ephedra-free.” Unfortunately, many of the health problems associated with ephedra seem likely to also occur w…