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May 7, 2013 12:00 AM

Drs. Oz and Roizen: Find fat burners and muscle builders in your fridge

Beware of “magic” pills that contain dimethylamylamine, or DMAA. They claim to increase fat-burning and muscle-building, and to enhance your performance. But according to an alert from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, what they really do is raise blood pressure and trigger shortness of breath and even heart attack. DMAA is particularly dangerous when used with caffeine. At least five deaths have been reported.

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