The diet pill Alli (a lower-dose version of Xenical) gives an almost irresistible promise: no matter what you eat, it will block your body from digesting 25% of the fat. The drug is manufactured by GlaxoSmithKline (GSK), and has gotten some pretty good reviews. People who took it for 6 months lost 50% more weight than they did without it (sounds amazing, but in reality it … [Read more...] about Diet Pill Review: Alli
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Some diet pills are downright dangerous, but the drug industry has been striving to develop diet pills that are effective and safe. One of the most prescribed diet drugs is metformin. It is sold under the trade names Avandamet, Glucophage XR, Riomet, Fortamet, Glumetza, Obimet, Dianben, Diabex, and Diaformin). It is used by 42 million people in the United States alone, and … [Read more...] about Diet Pill Review: Metformin
According to the National Diabetes Information Clearing House (NDIC), can live a healthy, full life by controlling their blood sugar intake. Ask your doctor about your target range and then make smart food choices. In this article you'll also find some special 'miracle foods' that can help control blood sugar. These should be part of every diabetic's diet, and since … [Read more...] about 7 Best Foods for Diabetics
A good weight loss program shouldn't make you feel hungry or deprived. Crash diets or very low calorie diets only pull down your metabolism and make your body think that it's starving, kicking it into 'store all the fats' mode. In fact, people who have successfully lost the weight, and kept it off, usually eat more regularly: six smaller meals a day. Here are some … [Read more...] about 7 Delicious Low-Calorie Snacks
Many weight loss programs (like South Beach and Slimfast) have very restrictive diets. While these certainly control the calories, the repetitive meals and expensive supplements can feed the temptation to quit. That's why the weight loss program 90/10 has a higher success rate. Designed by nutritionist Joy Bauer (and described in detail in her book) this program is a … [Read more...] about How does the 90/10 Weight Loss Program Work?