A Pill-Based Medical Fiber Gets FDA Approval for Weight Loss


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Boston biotech company Gelesis has received FDA approval to market a lab-created fiber to help people feel more full, leading to weight loss. Listen in this week as Dee explains how this "new" fiber is made and how it stacks up to a fiber-rich diet and other fiber supplements on the market.

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