There are numerous non prescription diet pills from which you can choose if you are considering them as an option to help you lose weight. Be that as it may, unfortunately, many over-the-counter pills on the market are not worth your time or your money. Worse still, some of these products are not only ineffective but they could be harmful to your body.
That said, despite the number of bad OTC pills on the market, there are a few good non prescription diet pills available. However, discovering a pill that is both effective and safe can be quite the challenge, unless you know what you’re looking for.
Most non prescription diet pills are made up of different herbal ingredients. Depending on the ingredients, the pills may work to decrease your appetite, enhance your metabolism, increase calorie and fat burning, lower the amount of fat your body absorbs, and so on. That said, not all OTC diet pills contain herbs. Some are made up of pharmaceutical-grade formulas and have active chemical ingredients that mirror the effects of popular prescription drugs, but are not as harsh on the body.
Although many people are under the impression that non prescription diet pills are safer than prescription diet drugs, it’s important that you understand that just because a product may contain all natural ingredients, this doesn’t make it safe. One of the biggest problems with a good number of non-prescription weight loss aids is that very few have been effectively studied, which means there is little to no proof that many of these products will actually help you lose weight as they claim.
What’s more, some of these products contain Ephedra, which is a powerful herb and common weight loss pill ingredient that has been banned by the FDA, due to the dangerous effects it can have on a person’s cardiovascular health. Thus, it is illegal to sell products containing Ephedra in the US.
In addition, keep in mind that all non prescription diet pills carry a risk of side effects. While many of these are mild and usually cause gastrointestinal upset, increased urination, and headache, others can be more severe, leading to health issues such as high blood pressure, kidney damage, seizures, stroke, and heart attack.
Always remember, even though one of the biggest perks of non prescription diet pills is that you don’t need a doctor’s permission to obtain them, you should still consult with you healthcare provider prior to taking any weight loss pills, regardless if they are herbal and contain all-natural ingredients. It’s in your best interest to make sure that the products you take won’t negatively interact with any medications you may already be taking or with any existing health conditions you may have.
Alipotec Tejocote Root is apparently an all-natural way to lose weight and trim inches from your waist. The manufacturers also claim that their supplement is FDA approved. Each bottle contains 90 small pieces of the root, which is native to Mexico and is part of the Hawthrone family. It is derived from the root of a fruit Crataegus Mexicana.
Ingesting Alipotec Tejocote Root supposedly cleans and detoxifies the body, curbs hunger, improves skin and hair and controls hair loss, reduces the risk of colon cancer, lowers the risk of knee pain, heart disease and osteoarthritis, lowers cholesterol and triglycerides in the blood and helps to eliminate fat by transforming it into energy and gradually releasing fat through waste, among other benefits. Continue reading →
Lipotrin is marketed as a “Lipotropic Multi-Action Weight Loss Supplement” that comes from Big Nutrition. The claim about this product is that it is a thermogenic, an energy enhancer, appetite suppressant, carb blocker and fat absorber. It supposedly manages to achieve all of these objectives through its 13 active ingredients.
The formula for this dietary supplement contains a Proprietary Lipotrin Formula, which is composed of Green Tea, Apple Cider Vinegar, Chitosan, Chromium Picolinate, Phaesolus Vulgaris, Milk, Thistle, Siberian Ginseng, Choline, Uva Ursi, Guarana, Caffeine Anhydrous, Psyllium Husk, Ginger Root. Each serving is made up of 2 capsules and contains 700 mg of the proprietary formula. Continue reading →
CraveArrest is a dietary supplement from Designs for Health. The claim is that this product has been designed to promote the optimal balance of major neurotransmitters, such as dopamine and serotonin. These neurotransmitters are responsible for affecting many different kinds of cravings like smoking and hunger.
These pills also supposedly elevate mood, decrease stress and provide adrenal support. Helping to control hunger cravings and lifting mood could be highly beneficial to those seeking to lose weight by reducing emotional and craving eating. CraveArrest is marketed for adults of all ages and genders. Continue reading →
MetaboUP Plus is an “exclusive thermogenic blend” that comes from the Obesity Research Institute. An energy enhancing supplement, this non-prescription diet pill boosts metabolism and assists with weight loss by helping to speed up the body’s calorie burn.
Supposedly it helps to facilitate weight loss by promoting thermogensis. This is a metabolic process, which causes the body to burn calories to generate heat. Theremogenesis is induced by diet, exercise and environmental temperature. The belief is that it can benefit weight loss because it gives the body’s calorie burn a boost. Continue reading →
Vfinity V3 Max is a dietary supplement that promises maximum mood, energy and appetite control, providing an effective weight management solution. Manufactured by Vfinity, the official product page for V3 Max says that the “top triple action support” that the product provides, lets users “take skinny to the power of three.”
When this review was written, the official product page for V3 Max did contain an image displaying the supplement facts. However, even when enlarged the image was not clear enough to easily read the ingredients list, making it difficult to not only figure out what the product contained but hard to read the quantities of each ingredient as well. Continue reading →
CalReduce Selective Fat Binder is an over-the-counter weight loss product from LifeExtension. According to the dietary supplement’s product label it “selectively binds unhealthy dietary fats for weight loss enhancement.” This fat binder claims to absorb fat molecules from the food that you eat before it enters your bloodstream, binding up to 36 grams of pure dietary fat.
There is only one active ingredient in the CalReduce Selective Fat Binder formula: Continue reading →
Vita-Web Saffron Extract is a herbal dietary supplement that comes from Vita-Web. It is marketed to help with weight loss and relieve PMS symptoms. It may also help with menstrual cramps, insomnia, depression, and even enhance sex.
In terms of its benefits for weight loss, the manufacturer claims that its saffron extract acts as a natural appetite suppressant, helps you to feel fuller faster so you consume less, reduces the urge to snack, eases anxiety to help prevent emotional eating, helps to boost and regulate metabolism, boosts energy, aids in sleep which helps to reduce potential sleep disturbance-related weight gain, and fights stress and stress-related weight gain. Continue reading →
ErgoCut is a thermogenic fat burner from ErgoGenix designed for those who want helping losing weight and those who are looking to keep up with their training to achieve a fit body. This diet supplement supposedly helps provide users with appetite control, increased energy and thermogensis, enabling the burning of more calories.
Cellucor CLK is a stimulant-free fat loss supplement manufactured by Nutrabolt. This OTC dietary supplement for weight loss supposedly suppresses appetite, boosts metabolism and helps users to manage their weight.
Each Cellucor CLK softgel contains: CLA and a Stimulant Free Toning Blend which is composed of L-Carnitine Tartrate, Razberi-K Raspberry Ketones, Slimpro Protein Hydrolysates of Blue Whiting (Micromesistius poutassou). Continue reading →
Matrix CLA softgels is a fat loss supplement from Matrix Nutrition. The claim is that this product works by stimulating the human body’s natural process of lipolysis (the breakdown of lipids) and also reduces fat cell proliferation and inhibits the initial development of pre-fat cells. The key factors of this diet pill that are touted by the manufacturer include its ability to aid in fat loss, the digestive enzymes included in the formula and the fact that it is a non-stimulant. Continue reading →