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Best weight loss pills still on the market?

Best weight loss pills still on the market?

Wt loss pills: As of 3/24/12, there are only two drugs approved by the fda for weight loss. They are not the best. There are pros and cons with them: Phentermine and orlistat. There is an over the counter lower dose version of orlistat called alli. That's it. We need more pills for weight loss but they should be used as adjunct (in addition) to the main treatment: diet and exercise. ...Read more

Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Losing Weight (Definition)

Many people resolve to lose weight in the New Year for different reasons. For those who are overweight or obese, there are many health benefits to losing weight. It can help decrease your chances of developing diseases including diabetes, heart disease, high blood pressure, osteoarthritis, and even certain types of cancer. Low-calorie diets combined with increased physical activity are thought to be most effective long term. The healthiest weight loss regimen, therefore, is one that consists of making lifestyle changes that incorporate a balanced diet ...Read more


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Which are the best weight loss pills?

Which are the best weight loss pills?

NONE ARE SAFE: All diet pills are extremely risky.Not only can they dysregulate your metabolic system and your stress response system, thereby increasing the risk for developing depression & anxiety, they can interfere with absorption of nutrients and set up an individual for developing a serious eating disorder, which then has a damaging & dangerous course of its own! ...Read more

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What is the best weight loss pills? I need results fat!

No quick fix here...: Sorry to let you down, but your best bet is a diet high in vegetables, fruit, whole grains, and low fat sources of protein. Exercise is critical to maintaining weight loss. Looking for a quick answer will get you only short-term results. Good luck. Lgromko md. ...Read more

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Which weight loss pills are best for women?

Which weight loss pills are best for women?

None: The best way to lose weight is eating a healthy, low-glycemic index (lean protein sources and colorful/green vegetables, avoiding starches and beverages with calories) diet and increasing your physical activity until you can exercise for 30 minutes a day. If you do this and maintain this change you should see steady weight loss. ...Read more

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Which weight loss pills are best and where can I buy them online?

Which weight loss pills are best and where can I buy them online?

No magic pills but..: I do not know any pills that will magically make pounds melt away without a healthy diet & exercise, but supplements may help if combined with diet & exercise. See http://www.Lef.Org/magazine/mag2011/jul2011_shed-pounds-by-inhibiting-cellular-fat-storage_01.Htm, also consider saffron, green coffee extract & fucothin. See http://www.Drfuhrman.Com/weightloss/default.Aspx for a good diet to follow. ...Read more

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Are there any cheap and fast weight loss pills I've been excercising but still gain weight. Im looking to loose 25 lbs pretty quickly what can I do.?

Are there any cheap and fast weight loss pills I've been excercising but still gain weight. Im looking to loose 25 lbs pretty quickly what can I do.?

Caloric restriction: There are no safe pills for a quick weight loss. Maintaining a healthy weight is a life long process to be arrived at by exercise and a balanced diet. ...Read more

Dr. Jeffrey Wint
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Lose Weight (Definition)

Many people resolve to lose weight in the New Year for different reasons. For those who are overweight or obese, there are many health benefits to losing weight. It can help decrease your chances of developing diseases including diabetes, heart disease, high blood pressure, osteoarthritis, and even certain types of cancer. Low-calorie diets combined with increased physical activity are thought to be most effective long term. The healthiest weight loss regimen, therefore, is one that consists of making lifestyle changes that incorporate a balanced diet ...Read more


Diet Pills (Definition)

Anorectic agents generally known as diet pills are medications which decrease or inhibit appetite and aid in the reduction of food intake, therefore aiding weightmloss. Most currently FDA-approved appetite medications are dispensed by prescription due to potential side effects and contraindications. Diet pills alone are seldom successful in deriving long-term weight reduction. They should only be taken under the direct supervision of a physician specifically trained in their use as a part of a multi-modal treatment program including diet, exercise, ...Read more