Psyllium husk has been dubbed by some social media blogs as a “poor man’s” Ozempic. Listen in this week as Dee discusses the similarities and differences between psyllium husk and the popular weight loss drug, and suggests a novel natural alternative that has shown significant improvements in body weight, abdominal circumference, and body fat percentage.


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