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Miles on the treadmill, dozens of laps in the pool, and thousands of rotations on the stationary bike. And yet without fail the needle on the scale hovers at the same numbers. Dr. Rita Thakur helps evict pounds from her patients using three tiers of weight-loss programs built upon the foundations of an active lifestyle and good nutrition. As part of these programs or offered a la carte, Dr. Thakur also dispenses vitamin B12 injections, FDA-approved appetite suppressants, and behavioral therapy to help patients overcome overeating or act more like Dame Maggie Smith.