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5 Breakfasts to Avoid If You Want to Lose Weight

Breakfasts to Avoid for weight lossThere is a lot of food out there parading around as being healthy and good for dieters when the truth is that it does more harm than good. The false information currently circulating about foods can make it very difficult for regular people to know what they should be eating at any given time of the day.

In fact, the odds are that most people make at least one part of their breakfasts out of foods pretending to be better for diets and health than they actually are. You may be doing the same thing every morning, thinking that you’re doing yourself a favor, when you could be eating the breakfast to avoid. Continue reading

CLA Supreme

CLA Supreme reviewCLA Supreme 2000 is a dietary supplement designed to support healthy weight and optimal metabolism. It is produced by Potent Garden and claims to be the best in CLA weight loss supplements.

Each softgel contains only one active ingredient: Safflower Oil (containing 80% of CLA). There is 2,000mg per serving and each serving size is made up of 2 softgels. Users are instructed to use this product as a dietary supplement and to take 2 softgels once per day with an 8 ounce glass of water or as directed by their doctor. Continue reading

alli

alli reviewsalli promises that for every 2 pounds you lose through diet and exercise, it can help you lose 1 pound more. It is a fat blocker that has been designed to prevent a quarter (25%) of the fat you eat from being absorbed into your body. What makes alli particularly unique is it is an FDA approved non-prescription weight loss aid.

The formula contains the drug orlistat, with each capsule containing 60mg. This is a far smaller dose than the prescription version of orlistat (commonly known by its brand name Xenical), which contains 120mg per dose. This is double the dose of alli. Continue reading

Contrave

Contrave reviewContrave is a brand name weight loss medication that is typically prescribed to overweight individuals who are either obese or who suffer from weight-related health conditions such as diabetes, high blood pressure or high cholesterol. That being said, this diet drug is used for aiding in weight management and is not a treatment for actual medical problems related to excessive weight or obesity.

There are two active ingredients in Contrave: bupropion and naltrexone. Bupropion is an antidepressant that can help restore the balance of neurotransmitters in the brain and may also help with appetite suppression. Naltrexone is an opiate antatgonist that may also help to control hunger and food cravings and is primarily prescribed to block the effects of alcohol or narcotics in individuals who suffer from problems with addiction. Essentially, when combined, these two drugs work on two distinct parts of the brain and help to lower appetite and reduce how much a person eats. Continue reading

Vfinity V3 Max

Vfinity V3 Max reviewVfinity 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

Activ8 X

Activ8 X reviewActiv8 X is a weight loss supplement that supposedly helps to provide hunger control, metabolism boosting, carbohydrate blocking and fat burning. What makes this particular formula unique is that it comes in the form of a liquid. Activ8 X is diet drops. As such, anyone who finds it difficult to swallow pills won’t have trouble working this product into their weight loss program.

The ingredients in the Activ8 X formula include Green tea leaf extract (EGCG), capsicum, beta alanine, grapefruit powder, pyruvate, grape seed extract and panax ginseng. Each of these ingredients has been studied to determine their effects on health and weight loss. Continue reading

BeautySlender

BeautySlender review“Get the knockout body you’ve always wanted with the help of BeautySlender,” states the official BeautyFit website.

BeautyFit is the creator behind BeautySlender, a weight loss supplement designed specifically for women that supposedly maximizes weight loss and lean muscle by attacking stubborn fat areas on the female body, such as the thighs, hips, butt and stomach. It is also supposed to lower sugar cravings, assist in the regulation of hormonal metabolic function, enhance skin appearance and condition, and promote heart health. Continue reading

Adipex-P

Adipex-P reviewAdipex-P, commonly called Adipex, is a stimulant that is similar to an amphetamine. It contains phentermine hydrochloride, an anorectic drug that suppresses the appetite and works by affecting the central nervous system. Adipex-P is a medication that is typically prescribed by doctors to treat obesity in patients who have failed to lose weight through diet and exercise alone, especially those who have other risk factors including high blood pressure, high cholesterol or diabetes.

Adipex-P is the leading brand name of the generic drug phentermine. It is manufactured by Gate Pharmaceuticals, a division of Teva Pharmaceuticals USA. It is available in both tablet and capsule forms and a single dosage contains 37.5 mg of phentermine hydrochloride. Continue reading

The Hormones and Diet Battle – Which will Win?

Hormones and Diet informationWe all know that hormones can have some surprising effects on our health and our moods. Among the most well known and detectable impacts that hormones can have on us include those effects that occur during premenstrual syndrome (PMS) and in menopause. Those hormonal changes in the body can lead people to experience mood changes, aches and pains, water retention and many other effects. For instance, hormones and diet are in a constant battle.

That said, some of the more subtle impacts of hormones are not as easy to detect and they could actually be the culprits behind the challenges you are experiencing in losing weight. Many people experience a time of fatigue in the middle of the day as a result of estrogen levels. Continue reading

Fad Diets You Won’t Believe Are Real – But They Are

Shocking but true Fad DietsIt can feel as though fad diets are getting progressively stranger as the extent to which people will go in the name of weight loss becomes increasingly extreme, but even as bizarre strategies become commonplace, there are still some that are so weird that they will surprise you.

Countries around the world have odd and shocking fad diet practices that will leave you shaking your head even if you feel that you’ve already built up your tolerance for this type of peculiarity.

Consider the following unbelievable, but real fad diets: Continue reading