Diet Pills That Work

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  1. rambrose57 profile image59
    rambrose57posted 13 years ago

    They can help in conjunction with an exercise and diet program.  If you have bad eating habits, you still need to improve these areas in you want to lose weight.  I believe you're better off saving your money to buy healthier food than to bother with diet pills.

    1. MikeNV profile image67
      MikeNVposted 13 years ago

      A calorie is a measure of energy potential in a food.

      Your body needs X amount of energy in the form of calories.  When you consume too much energy your body stores it... too little and your body releases it by burning tissues.

      It's that simple.

      People who think there are magic pills that can influence the laws of nature are throwing their money at the wind.

      1. mixfitness profile image59
        mixfitnessposted 13 years ago

        I agree with MikeNV and rambrose57.  Pills are a waste of money.  Learn to eat healthy the majority of the time, incorporate exercise into your life, and you will never need pills!

      2. deutza1_d profile image59
        deutza1_dposted 13 years ago

        Though diet pills might not be healthy, people should try and focus on what good actually can come out of them. You might be surprised to see your energy level go up in the air. A lot of peole have really low energy, and an energy boost like this will keep you active. Everyone is talking about how sleeping pills can keep you up all night. Well, don`t just waist your energy by lying down and eercise. You`ll be loosing weight in no time, while feeling absolutely no exhaustion.

      3. fucsia profile image60
        fucsiaposted 13 years ago

        a pill can help you only if you have a healty live, with a balance diet and healty sport ... but a pill can't never be magical!
        but....  we can be magical!  if we really want,  we can do everything! also lose weight.....

      4. calvindoyle profile image60
        calvindoyleposted 13 years ago

        To buy healthy food is much better than diet pills. These pills may have side effects even.

      5. CYBERSUPE profile image61
        CYBERSUPEposted 13 years ago

        Weight loss occurs when one burns up more calories than they take in. PERIOD---THERE IS NO MAGIC BULLET, never was and never will be. In these United States the Food and Drug Administration does not require diet pills and supplements to be proven effective. You put yourself and your health at risk by using them.

      6. TheGlassSpider profile image66
        TheGlassSpiderposted 13 years ago

        I am not into the idea of "diet pills;" I understand most of them have terrible side effects. However, it has been my experience PERSONALLY (and I am NO expert, although I did about a year's worth of research before taking anything) that once I started using natural supplements (i.e., a good multi-vitamin and flax supplement), my metabolism got a boost. I also engaged in better eating habits (smaller portions, half the meat, more veggies and grains) and more exercise (yoga stretching, working in my garden, volunteering with kids, walking up and down my stairs more than necessary), but I think the vitamins gave me a sort of "kick start" and I was able to exceed my weight loss goal.

      7. LeanMan profile image82
        LeanManposted 13 years ago

        Hi GS, nice to see you, just saw your mail also.. will reply later..

        As to diet pills, don't bother, you may just as well try waving a magic wand over your head and saying the magic words......

        Hard work, and eating less is the answer.... sitting in front of the keyboard only moving your fingers is not going to burn enough calories...

        Avoid sugar, highly refined carbs and fat... very simple

        (If only I could take my own advice...)

        1. TheGlassSpider profile image66
          TheGlassSpiderposted 13 years agoin reply to this

          Hi Leanman; it's always good to see you around. I'm looking forward to your reply.

          It can be difficult, as you pointed out, to "take your own advice." For me, it was a matter of making small, tolerable changes to my lifestyle that I could stick with. For example: I love ice cream, and could probably eat it anytime of the day or night, and in fact, used to. Once I got to the point that I wanted to change though, I started making better choices about the frozen confections I chose - I found that sherbet was a better substitute, and now I only eat it occasionally, in moderate portions (yes, and sometimes I even allow myself a little bowl of the real stuff). Instead of eating a whole candy bar, I would only eat a portion of it and save the rest for another time. As I mentioned before, I added more veggies and grains to my meals, so I would get full of good stuff instead of fatty meats (and useless carbs lacking in whole grains). When I made a sandwich, I would use only half a piece of cheese, or not use cheese at all. Even though I love mayonnaise, I replace it with mustard 4 out of 5 sandwiches...etc.

          Changes like these and others made me feel less like I was "dieting" and more like I was simply "taking charge" while still enjoying the foods I love - just in a healthier manner. It felt good to be able to take small steps and see tangible changes in my energy levels and weight.

          I gained a little back over the winter since I stopped smoking, but now that it's gardening time, I plan on peeling those pounds right off!

          To anyone out there wishing to lose weight: You CAN do it without taking drastic measures, but you'll want to break it down into small goals and steps that you can live with. It's much more difficult to stick with drastic changes and denying yourself foods that you enjoy. Best of luck!!

          1. LeanMan profile image82
            LeanManposted 13 years agoin reply to this

            I am now into my exercise... Walking 6km 4 nights each week and occasional use of the cross trainer whilst watching tv (if i stop using the forums long enough!)

            I have cut out sugar, prefer home cooked to junk, love veggies... but still eating a chocolate bar every day as a snack...

            I feel a lot fitter but have now gained 3KG!! Guess this is the extra muscle as my waist is slimmer (1-2 belt notches)..

            Just have to keep going...

            1. TheGlassSpider profile image66
              TheGlassSpiderposted 13 years agoin reply to this

              Congratulations!! Those are great ways to make changes, and yes, I'd say it sounds like you've definitely gained muscle and are getting tone in the waist area...Schweet!

      8. Cagsil profile image76
        Cagsilposted 13 years ago

        Diet pills that work? Yes, they do work, but not unless much more is included. hmm

      9. Lady_E profile image66
        Lady_Eposted 13 years ago

        I agree with Sagbee's comments. Do it naturally.

        Also, the word "addiction" comes to mind... smile

      10. profile image51
        Adipexxposted 12 years ago

        we still need to improve these areas in you want to lose weight.
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        1. GaryWilson profile image61
          GaryWilsonposted 12 years agoin reply to this

          Metabolift, Alli, Super Slim, Acai Fat Burn #3, and Hydroxycut. All five are affordably available from and like everyone here notes, you do need to combine this with exercise and a good diet.
          I think that people will use diet pills so my thought is to at least give the best possible ones and safe diet pills that work. Better than ones that work but are not safe. I reviewed a bunch of Safe Natural Weight Loss Pills that Work here

          1. profile image0
            Gracie Sophiaposted 12 years agoin reply to this

            There are no safe diet pills. That's why DIE is in the word diet pills. Leave the magic beans in the fairy tale with Jack.


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