If overwt obese Achieve 5 wt loss via multifaceted approach incl diet physical activity behavioral therapy B Wt loss meds or bariatric surgery may be appropriate for some obese pts A No clear evidence that dietary supplements eg herbs botanicals high dose

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<b>If overwt/obese: </b>Achieve ≥5% wt loss via multifaceted approach, incl: diet, physical activity & behavioral therapy [B]. Wt loss meds or bariatric surgery may be appropriate for some obese pts [A]. No clear evidence that dietary supplements (eg, herbs & botanicals, high-dose vitamins & minerals, amino acids, enzymes, antioxidants, etc) are effective for obesity mgmt/wt loss [A].<sup>6</sup> Supplementation of certain vitamins & minerals (eg, iron, vit B12, vit D) may be indicated in pts w/ documented deficiency; protein supplements may also be appropriate as adjuncts to medically supervised wt loss regimens