So, without further ado, here is the low-down on weight loss supplements that you need to know about.
If you have opened a magazine, turned on the radio, or glanced at the T.V. lately then you know there is
an overabundance of weight loss supplements currently on the market.
Some claim that you will lose 5 pounds in a week, others claim that you will lose 3 dress sizes in a
month, and my personal favorite claims that you will lose 20 pounds in 10 days.
Do these pills really have the ability to ͋melt away pounds͌ or ͋burn fat in your sleep͌? The correct
answer is probably on the tip of your tongue… No! No matter how much we enjoy the fantasy of a magic
pill turning us into a supermodel, deep down we know that this is simply not realistic.
A $30 billion dollar industry thrives on our false hope of miraculous weight loss supplements itching to
effortlessly turn us into svelte hard bodies. It is time that we came face to face with the real facts about
weight loss as we cast off all misconceptions.
In reality, research shows that 95% of weight loss induced by supplements will be gained back in no less
than 3 years. The Food and Drug Administration has gone so far as to declare that a weight loss
supplement with a proven record of long-term success DOESN͈T EXSIST!
And to think that billions of dollars are spend on products that are PROVEN to not work!
How is this possible? You ask. Isn͈t it against the law to make false claims about a pill?
This is where things get hairy…
These so-called weight loss supplements are acknowledged as ͇food͈ by the FDA and are therefore not
evaluated for their safety and effectiveness.
So you are telling me that weight loss supplements can make outrageous claims without backing them
up? Yep. Sad, but true.
Here are the hard facts about magical weight loss pills:
• Most weight loss supplements contain appetite suppressants that have been known to cause reactions in some
people that lead to strokes, heart attacks, panic attacks, and even death.
• Quite often the few pounds that you do end up losing with weight loss supplements are due to the diuretics that they
contain. A diuretic is a substance that flushes water out of your body, providing a quick and temporary dip on the
• Weight loss supplements are expensive! It may be easy to justify the cost to yourself when you believe that your hard
earned money is being spent on sculpting your figure, but don͈t be fooled! The useless pills cost the manufacturer
only pennies to produce, while they charge you an arm and a leg.
• Next time you see a stunning before and after picture of the guy or gal that lost 200 pounds by taking a certain
supplement, beware! There is a higher probability of you being struck by lightening tonight than that claim being
true. Most spokespersons and testimonials for weight loss supplements are false, and are only there to entice an
• Weight loss supplement companies admit that their products will not work without the accompaniment of calorie
restriction and an increase in physical activity.
But wait! Before you kiss your weight loss dreams goodbye forever, sentencing yourself to life in the fat
jeans, Listen! There is a way to achieve long-term weight loss!
Here it is, brace yourself…
The sure-fire, safe and effective way to achieve healthy weight loss is…to eat a balanced diet and to
participate in regular exercise.
That͈s it, folks. No fancy pill or tasty diet drink will get you the body of your dreams faster and more
effectively than old fashion nutrition and exercise! So, the next time that you are tempted to dish out big
bucks on the latest weight loss craze, do yourself a favor. Put your wallet back into your pocket and find
your way to a competent personal trainer instead who can help you permanently reach your fitness and
weight loss goals.