Fat burners: nutrition supplements that increase fat metabolism

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Fat burners: nutrition supplements that increase fat metabolism. / Jeukendrup, Asker; Randell, Rebecca.

In: Obesity Reviews, Vol. 12, No. 10, 01.10.2011, p. 841-851.

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Jeukendrup, Asker ; Randell, Rebecca. / Fat burners: nutrition supplements that increase fat metabolism. In: Obesity Reviews. 2011 ; Vol. 12, No. 10. pp. 841-851.

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