Diet Pills (Junior Drug Awareness) by Amy E. Breguet

By Amy E. Breguet

Many americans are serious about their weight. whereas an alarming percent of adults, kids, or even little ones are thought of obese, researchers have stumbled on that preoccupation with physique form and measurement is commonest between humans of ordinary weight. Such skewed physique picture can result in bad offerings, like attempting fat burners. "Diet Pills" explores a number of different types of weight loss supplements, their makers' claims, and the aptitude hazards linked to use. besides information regarding many of the capsules, readers will find out how to deal with their weight in secure, potent methods - and to believe greater approximately their our bodies and themselves.

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The main difference between the two drugs is in how strong they are: One pill of Xenical is twice as strong as one pill of Alli. Both are to be taken three times a day. Like any drug, orlistat has some drawbacks. For one thing, when the drug traps and carries fat out of the body, it may carry certain needed nutrients along with it. For this reason, patients taking orlistat are advised to take a multivitamin as well. Orlistat also has some very unpleasant effects. The drug has gained a lot of attention for its side effects, which can be downright embarrassing.

He had studied fen-phen and discovered that the combination of the two drugs helped patients lose weight. After Weintraub’s discovery, doctors began prescribing the two drugs together even though the combination was not FDA-approved. Once the national media found out about the drug, the demand for fen-phen exploded. It was particularly popular among women. In 1996, fen-phen and a similar, FDA-approved drug called Redux had earned $300 million dollars for the company that made fenfluramine. Within a year, the craze for fen-phen was more or less over.

Guarana may also cause prolonged bleeding and interact with blood-thinning medications. Then there is HCA, a substance that comes from the Indian plant garcinia cambogia. HCA’s full name is hydroxycitric acid. It is the main ingredient in the wellknown diet pill Hydroxycut, which also contains green tea extract and other ingredients. Studies using animals have found that HCA may possibly help reduce body fat. Any evidence that it may lead to weight loss in humans is weak at best. THE MYSTERY OF CLA (CONJUGATED LINOLEIC ACID) CLA is a substance found naturally in meats, milk, and vegetable oils.

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