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Sensa: Eat Anything You Want and Lose Weight?

Updated on November 26, 2012

What's All The Hype With This Sensa Stuff?

When it comes to weight-loss products, magazines, DVD’s, basically anything weight-loss related, I tune in with my ears and eyes flared. If you’ve read any of my other articles you would know I have this obsession with weight loss, or had I should say. I struggled for a long time with my weight since I was about nine-years-old. Although I’m certainly at a healthy weight now, I’m guilty of still trying to lose the last 10 pounds that I’ve honestly have been trying to lose forever it seems.

Anyhow, I think all my effort and searching has finally paid off, (I think) because about three weeks ago I ran across a weight loss product called Sensa. It was actually a Google ad posted on the front of msn I really don’t know why it caught my attention so keenly, because come to think of it I don’t think I’ve ever clicked on an ad on msn before, maybe I have, but anyway, when I clicked on it, it took me to a site with a video explaining this supposed phenomenal product.

So what the heck is Sensa? I’m sure you’re wondering. Well to give you a simple answer, if you have ever sprinkled salt or pepper on your food, that is exactly how Sensa works. You sprinkle these tastant crystals over your food, and I do mean every single thing you eat. The objective to doing this is this ‘stuff’ you’re sprinkling on your food sends a signal to the brain and suppresses your appetite. I know it sounds super crazy. I see how all this sprinkling can be annoying. And when I first heard about it, I was like really? Come on...but like I said, I’m a sucker for trying out new things, especially when it comes to weigh-loss stuff.

So I’m going to break down again what Sensa is based on my research, and then at the bottom of this article I will give you my 100% honest review of how this product has worked for me in the three weeks I’ve been taking it.

Sensa: Before The Public Could Purchase It

Hows Does Sensa Work?

What is Sensa?

Sensa is a weight-loss system, where you sprinkle it over your food and it curbs your appetite. It contains no stimulants, no MSG, no gluten, no sugar, no sodium, and no calories.

How does Sensa work?

As you eat, smell and taste receptors send messages to your brain, particularly a part of the brain that is called the olfactory bulb which releases hormones that tell your body it’s time stop eating. This is based off 25 years of research from a doctor named Dr. Alan Hirsch. He has connected our sense of smell and taste with incorporating this into helping people lose weight.

How to use Sensa?

You can purchase Sensa online or at your nearest GNC store. I purchased mine from GNC. The container that you sprinkle is compact, rectangular, and it has two sides. One side is for ‘sweet’ and the other side is for ‘salty.’ Basically if you are eating something that is salty you sprinkle the salty side on your food and vice versa. You are to sprinkle this stuff on every single thing you eat throughout the day and night. But it advises you not to put this in any liquids. I have yet to find out why.

My Personal Review of Sensa

I decided against ordering the product online, because they were going to let me try for a 30 days with free shipping, and then auto-bill me. I didn’t like that. They said you could return the product before the 30 days were up and not get billed but still. I didn’t want to go through that. Plus, if I’m going to try out a product, I want to do just that, try it, with no strings attached. So I went to GNC and paid the $89 for it, hoping it would work miracles, because in my opinion, I thought it was a bit pricey.

First of all, I do want to say I have experienced absolutely no side effects from this product. That was very important to me, because I’ve taken diet pills and all kinds of other stuff before, and have experienced bad side effects, so that was a big plus. The first time I used it, I bought a steak bowl from Qdoba’s with lots of toppings and guacamole with a side of chips. I ate the entire steak bowl and the chips, needless to say. I didn’t even notice anything at all honestly, but what I can say is that I was not hungry for another five hours, so I guess it worked in that sense.

One thing to note which is in against my favor, is that I’m a fast eater. It’s hereditary. My father eats super fast. So if you are a slow eater, I think this program would really benefit you. Eating slower is definitely something I need to work on. My point in stating that, is the slower you eat on this program, the quicker you will be full using Sensa. A few times, I deliberately ate really slow and I was so full, not even half-way eating my plate of food.

Another thing about Sensa, you can kind of taste and smell this ‘stuff’ that you are sprinkling on your food also known as Tastant Crystals; It’s not a bad taste or smell, it’s just a bit of an unusual smell. It doesn’t really change the taste of your food too much, but it’s something that I noticed while using it, and wanted to share.

Sensa: Stop Eating, You're Full Already

Okay so three weeks later, I am still sprinkling Sensa all over my food. What I can honestly say is that I have noticed a difference in my eating habits overall. I drink a lot more water and a lot less diet Coke. I don’t have cravings as much as I used to, especially around that time of the month. Ladies, you know what I’m talking about. After I eat my food, I am completely satisfied. I don’t snack afterwards like I would normally do. Not having cravings was a big plus to me with this product. I love ice cream and since I started using Sensa, I have not had any ice cream at all. It’s so odd. I just haven’t had a taste for it. In three weeks, I’ve lost four pounds. It’s not much, but I am happy about it. And another thing to note, I wasn't on a diet while using Sensa. I ate regular common foods and sometimes fast food. But I also normally work out at least 2 times a week, so I'm sure that had a lot to do with it as well.

Would I recommend this product? Yes I would. And I’m looking forward to completing month two of this product. I have read some reviews on GNC that this product didn’t work from some people, but I’d say be patient, and keep at it, because you won’t really notice a difference at all in the beginning, but if you give it a week, you’ll notice in general that you are eating a lot less.


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    • poetryman6969 profile image


      3 years ago

      Glad to hear this worked for you. I wondered about this stuff. Still, it's not for me.

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      6 years ago

      I just started the beginning of the wek and actually it is the third day and i will tell you that i can definately smell and taste SDensa and i believw this is why it will work. I' m going to give this 6 months along with my wife, because ia am a porker and i can handle the truth. But where the rubber meets the road is am i going to stay one? I'm 63 years old with past heart bypass surgery but i intend to get this weight off. Now i have went from 254 to 230, but just stopped. My will went from 264 to 238 and also stopped losing. I am not a couch potato and i try to lift weights 4 days a week and walk @ least 3 days aweek. I could bench press 400 lbs when i was 54 years old and that is quite a feat. I promised myself i wouldn't lift extremely heavy any more. I 'm not letting my heart disease control my life. Life is made of choices and question to you is do want to live the rest of your life or die the rest of your life? I chose live and i intend to get this weight off. I have a greater power because i believe God is there to help me. If in doubt call him out! He will hear you. Have a great day.

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      6 years ago

      Yes but how much weight have lost using sensa for those 3 weeks?


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