Weight Loss Pills: Fact Or Fiction?





Enjoy your bacon sandwich, while we walk you through the facts and fictions of what science can — and maybe someday, will — do to help people lose weight safely.

Annotations:
Caffeine: https://youtu.be/Xl1XBJLfIDU
Circadian Rhythm: https://youtu.be/UbQ0RxQu2gM

Hosted by: Hank Green
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Sources:
http://health.howstuffworks.com/medicine/medication/diet-pill1.htm
http://science.howstuffworks.com/life/cellular-microscopic/fat-cell1.htm
http://abcnews.go.com/Health/WellnessResource/story?id=6770131
http://www.straighthealthcare.com/orlistat.html
http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0031942210002967
https://ods.od.nih.gov/factsheets/WeightLoss-HealthProfessional/
http://ajcn.nutrition.org/content/98/6/1682S.long
http://www.nature.com/nature/journal/v481/n7382/full/nature10777.html
http://www.livescience.com/51845-irisin-exercise-hormone.html
http://www.theatlantic.com/health/archive/2012/01/irisin-the-muscle-hormone-linked-to-the-health-benefits-of-exercise/251501/
http://www.the-scientist.com/?articles.view/articleNo/43738/title/Irisin-Redeemed/
http://www.nature.com/nm/journal/v19/n8/full/nm.3213.html
http://www.medicaldaily.com/exercise-pill-offers-effects-physical-exertion-without-sweat-could-it-soon-replace-treadmill-247786
http://jap.physiology.org/content/107/6/1972
http://nymag.com/scienceofus/2014/12/glorious-fat-burning-drug-may-be-in-our-future.html
https://www.joslin.org/diabetes-research/turning-up-the-heat-on-brown-fat.html
http://breakingmuscle.com/health-medicine/can-you-teach-fat-cells-to-burn-calories-new-research-about-brown-fat
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Weight Loss Pills: Fact Or Fiction?

Enjoy your bacon sandwich, while we walk you through the facts and fictions of what science can -- and maybe someday, will -- do to help people lose weight safely.

Annotations:
Caffeine: https://youtu.be/Xl1XBJLfIDU
Circadian Rhythm: https://youtu.be/UbQ0RxQu2gM

Hosted by: Hank Green
----------
Dooblydoo thanks go to the following Patreon supporters -- we couldn't make SciShow without them! Shout out to Justin Ove, Justin Lentz, David Campos, Philippe von Bergen, Chris Peters, Lilly Grainger, Happy Birthday!!, and Fatima Iqbal.
----------
Like SciShow? Want to help support us, and also get things to put on your walls, cover your torso and hold your liquids? Check out our awesome products over at DFTBA Records: http://dftba.com/scishow

Or help support us by becoming our patron on Patreon:
https://www.patreon.com/scishow
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Looking for SciShow elsewhere on the internet?
Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/scishow
Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/scishow
Tumblr: http://scishow.tumblr.com
Instagram: http://instagram.com/thescishow

Sources:
http://health.howstuffworks.com/medicine/medication/diet-pill1.htm
http://science.howstuffworks.com/life/cellular-microscopic/fat-cell1.htm
http://abcnews.go.com/Health/WellnessResource/story?id=6770131
http://www.straighthealthcare.com/orlistat.html
http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0031942210002967
https://ods.od.nih.gov/factsheets/WeightLoss-HealthProfessional/
http://ajcn.nutrition.org/content/98/6/1682S.long
http://www.nature.com/nature/journal/v481/n7382/full/nature10777.html
http://www.livescience.com/51845-irisin-exercise-hormone.html
http://www.theatlantic.com/health/archive/2012/01/irisin-the-muscle-hormone-linked-to-the-health-benefits-of-exercise/251501/
http://www.the-scientist.com/?articles.view/articleNo/43738/title/Irisin-Redeemed/
http://www.nature.com/nm/journal/v19/n8/full/nm.3213.html
http://www.medicaldaily.com/exercise-pill-offers-effects-physical-exertion-without-sweat-could-it-soon-replace-treadmill-247786
http://jap.physiology.org/content/107/6/1972
http://nymag.com/scienceofus/2014/12/glorious-fat-burning-drug-may-be-in-our-future.html
https://www.joslin.org/diabetes-research/turning-up-the-heat-on-brown-fat.html
http://breakingmuscle.com/health-medicine/can-you-teach-fat-cells-to-burn-calories-new-research-about-brown-fat

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