ArtsAutosBooksBusinessEducationEntertainmentFamilyFashionFoodGamesGenderHealthHolidaysHomeHubPagesPersonal FinancePetsPoliticsReligionSportsTechnologyTravel

Do diet pills work for both men and women?

Updated on January 12, 2011

Before you resort to diet pills, it is best to rey natural weight loss methods that are safer.

  1. There is one thing that is clear:  obesity or being extremely overweight is not a gender-specific condition. This affects both men and women alike. It does not choose between race, height, weight, age, or nationality.  It is a direct result of poor eating habits and possible genetic conditions like thyroid issues or a slow metabolism.

    Obesity is generally described as a medical condition in which excess body fat has accumulated to the extent that it may have adverse effects on a person’s health and reduces a person’s quality of life and overall life expectancy.  The most common recommendation of treatment for obesity is diet and exercise. Like it or not, this is still the healthiest, most non-invasive way for a person to get to their weight he or she should be.  Thus, looking to the person’s lifestyle is the key to creating a workable weight loss plan. And there is no set formula for a man or a woman’s lifestyle. Health is a general thing and is applicable to both genders.

    This weight loss diet should include food rich in fiber and low in food containing high sugar and fat levels.  So these good foods are often the fruits, vegetables, and whole grains while food to avoid will be your steak and fries or mashed potato.  The logic behind this is simple and sound.  Food high in sugar and fat has no real nutritional value and only adds to your body’s overall sugar level and the mucus that forms in the intestines that causes constipation.  Fibrous food on the other hand has nutrients that are easily absorbed into the body and fibers that are also easily expelled. The resulting body is toxin free but with the correct vitamin intake.   These days, there is no recommended amount for these foods; there is also no rule on what a man or woman should take. The only rule is that the whole food should dominate the diet and the calorie count should be lower than what the obese individual is used to ingesting in order to lose weight. People who struggle to incorporate enough fruits and vegetables into their diets may consider alternatives, such as investing in a juicer machine for example – you can just as well drink fresh juice and obtain fiber, vitamins and nutrients this way instead.

    The issue of diet pills also figures into this weight loss situation.  There are a lot of diet pills for weight loss that it is dizzying to decide among them.  There are those that are prescribed, so a physicians advise is needed, and those that are over the counter. There are synthetic and organic diet pills. And the list goes on and on. What there isn’t is a specific pill for man or woman. Basically, the diet pill works in a uniform way which is to increase the metabolism and to cut hunger pangs. This is needed for both a man and woman who is trying to lose weight.  What is specifically stated is that if you have heart problems, thyroid problems, prostate issues, high blood pressure or high sugar levels, you must consult a doctor and take an ECG and other related tests before taking any pills.


Comments

    0 of 8192 characters used
    Post Comment

    No comments yet.

    working

    This website uses cookies

    As a user in the EEA, your approval is needed on a few things. To provide a better website experience, hubpages.com uses cookies (and other similar technologies) and may collect, process, and share personal data. Please choose which areas of our service you consent to our doing so.

    For more information on managing or withdrawing consents and how we handle data, visit our Privacy Policy at: https://hubpages.com/privacy-policy#gdpr

    Show Details
    Necessary
    HubPages Device IDThis is used to identify particular browsers or devices when the access the service, and is used for security reasons.
    LoginThis is necessary to sign in to the HubPages Service.
    Google RecaptchaThis is used to prevent bots and spam. (Privacy Policy)
    AkismetThis is used to detect comment spam. (Privacy Policy)
    HubPages Google AnalyticsThis is used to provide data on traffic to our website, all personally identifyable data is anonymized. (Privacy Policy)
    HubPages Traffic PixelThis is used to collect data on traffic to articles and other pages on our site. Unless you are signed in to a HubPages account, all personally identifiable information is anonymized.
    Amazon Web ServicesThis is a cloud services platform that we used to host our service. (Privacy Policy)
    CloudflareThis is a cloud CDN service that we use to efficiently deliver files required for our service to operate such as javascript, cascading style sheets, images, and videos. (Privacy Policy)
    Google Hosted LibrariesJavascript software libraries such as jQuery are loaded at endpoints on the googleapis.com or gstatic.com domains, for performance and efficiency reasons. (Privacy Policy)
    Features
    Google Custom SearchThis is feature allows you to search the site. (Privacy Policy)
    Google MapsSome articles have Google Maps embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
    Google ChartsThis is used to display charts and graphs on articles and the author center. (Privacy Policy)
    Google AdSense Host APIThis service allows you to sign up for or associate a Google AdSense account with HubPages, so that you can earn money from ads on your articles. No data is shared unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
    Google YouTubeSome articles have YouTube videos embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
    VimeoSome articles have Vimeo videos embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
    PaypalThis is used for a registered author who enrolls in the HubPages Earnings program and requests to be paid via PayPal. No data is shared with Paypal unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
    Facebook LoginYou can use this to streamline signing up for, or signing in to your Hubpages account. No data is shared with Facebook unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
    MavenThis supports the Maven widget and search functionality. (Privacy Policy)
    Marketing
    Google AdSenseThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Google DoubleClickGoogle provides ad serving technology and runs an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Index ExchangeThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    SovrnThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Facebook AdsThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Amazon Unified Ad MarketplaceThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    AppNexusThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    OpenxThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Rubicon ProjectThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    TripleLiftThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Say MediaWe partner with Say Media to deliver ad campaigns on our sites. (Privacy Policy)
    Remarketing PixelsWe may use remarketing pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to advertise the HubPages Service to people that have visited our sites.
    Conversion Tracking PixelsWe may use conversion tracking pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to identify when an advertisement has successfully resulted in the desired action, such as signing up for the HubPages Service or publishing an article on the HubPages Service.
    Statistics
    Author Google AnalyticsThis is used to provide traffic data and reports to the authors of articles on the HubPages Service. (Privacy Policy)
    ComscoreComScore is a media measurement and analytics company providing marketing data and analytics to enterprises, media and advertising agencies, and publishers. Non-consent will result in ComScore only processing obfuscated personal data. (Privacy Policy)
    Amazon Tracking PixelSome articles display amazon products as part of the Amazon Affiliate program, this pixel provides traffic statistics for those products (Privacy Policy)