Obesity Health Center

In the face of an ever-increasing number of people with obesity, many people have developed alternative methods for losing weight. While many of these practices are likely healthy, they haven't all been studied extensively for side effects and potential risks.

Alternative obesity treatments include drinking green tea, which is said to increase calorie burn; acupuncture; and yoga, among many more. Talk to a doctor before beginning any alternative treatment.

Review Date: 
May 17, 2012
Last Updated:
July 29, 2014