8 pounds) more weight loss compared to placebo, over a period of 12 weeks. They found no difference in appetite between groups (8). Overall, I looked at 4 more studies. Two of them showed weight loss of a few pounds over a period of 8 weeks (9, 10), but the other two showed no effect (11, 12). So… unfortunately, the weight loss effects appear to be both weak and inconsistent.
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With PQDT Open, you can read the full text of open access dissertations and theses free of charge. About PQDT Open Help (new window) Find Open Access Dissertations and Theses Search Tips. There are additional search options following the search buttons. Check the University Digital Conservancy for online access to dissertations and theses from to present as well as historic, scanned theses from For more help check out "How to Find University of Minnesota Doctoral Dissertations .
NDLTD, the Networked Digital Library of Theses and Dissertations. NDLTD provides information and a search engine for electronic theses and dissertations (ETDs), . There are also a couple of Internet resources that will help you find dissertations from other institutions: The Networked Digital Library of Theses and Dissertations (NDLTD) Union Catalog contains more than a million records of electronic theses and dissertations from the early s to the present.