Commercial diet supplements often contain herbs and other natural ingredients believed to aid in weight loss. Some of these ingredients are safe, but some have harmful side effects. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration provides a list of…

Herbal weight-loss pills, or herbal weight-loss supplements, are plant-derived dietary products that claim to enhance weight loss by suppressing appetite, increasing energy, blocking fat or reducing water retention. According to the Consumer…

When it comes to losing weight, crash diets, herbal weight loss pills, appetite suppressants and energy boosters may show signs of validity, but they can be expensive and cause harmful side effects to your body. The most effective way to lose…

Advertisements for weight loss pills are found in magazines, on television, on billboards and in newspapers. When you are trying to lose weight and notice these advertisements, you may be tempted to grab some of the pills based on the claims made…

Pharmacies no longer offer sanitized tape worms as a means for rapid weight loss, but there is an abundance of herbal supplements on the market claiming to allow you to eat whatever you like and lose weight. The reality is that no magic pill has…

While a safe plan to lose weight requires a nutritious diet and physical activity over a sustained time period, in some cases rapid weight loss is desired or becomes necessary. People often seek fast weight reduction through fad diets or herbal…

If you take herbal weight loss pills such as Crevax, you may lose large amounts of weight without exercise, especially when combined with a calorie-restricted diet. You may not keep it off after you stop taking the pill, however, advises Dr….

If you’re looking for a new diet pill, Japanese weight loss supplements may delight or scare you, depending on which you choose. Carefully read product labels and check out ingredients with which you are unfamiliar. Although some ingredients, such…

Weight loss supplements are heavily advertised, and taking them can seem like an easy fix to someone who is struggling to lose weight. Some people may shy away from prescription drugs, thinking them unsafe, and turn to herbal supplements that may…

If you are trying to lose weight, you may decide that over-the-counter, weight-loss pills are a good option to help you lose weight as fast as possible; however, you should make sure that you get all the information you can about the products you…

There are a variety of different herbal tea diet pills on the market. There has not been enough scientific research to prove that these pills are effective or safe. Green tea diet pills have gained popularity in recent times due to their natural…

Information about Lipro diet pills is difficult to track down. The company has no official website, only a Facebook page with minimal information. No Supplement Facts label is available, so there is no way to know how much of each ingredient a…

Reality television star Kim Kardashian is the face behind the QuickTrim Diet System, a collection of oral dietary supplements. Kardashian blogs glowingly about how QuickTrim helped her lose the last stubborn five pounds that wouldn’t come off with…

With most of the adult population being overweight or obese — approximately 66 percent, according to the Weight-Control Information Network — weight loss is a common concern in the U.S. To help hopeful dieters reach their goals, no shortage of…

Fat-blocking diet pills, such as Xenical and Alli (the half-strength version), come with a variety of digestion-related side effects. These include oily stools, gas with discharge and other signs of the body shedding fat without absorbing it, and…

While willpower works better than any appetite suppressant in pill form, some people need a supplement or prescription drug to ward off the munchies. There is a variety of herbal weight loss remedies and new prescription appetite suppressants…

Weight loss and muscle toning are two goals generally achieved by traditional methods, such as diet, exercise and strength training. In an effort to speed up the process, some weight loss hopefuls opt for a supplement to help burn fat and build…

Ginseng is one of the more ubiquitous herbal supplements, present in everything from herbal diet pills to beverages. Many people associate ginseng with caffeine, thinking that the herb increases energy and focus, which rationalizes its appearance…

The use of essential oils and herbs dates back to the earliest beginnings of man. Early people looked to their environment for cures to common maladies. Today, the application of these items has expanded to weight loss remedies. According to the…

Many people who want to lose weight search desperately for the magic pill that will make exercise and a healthy diet unnecessary. Caralluma is one of the diet pill trends that promises to melt the fat away with no special effort on your part…

Stacker diet pills are an herbal supplement that NVE Pharmaceuticals of Andover, New Jersey, produces and markets primarily to people who want to lose weight quickly. Diet pills such as these often appear in magazine advertisements with astounding…

The pharmaceutical world is hard at work developing a safe, effective treatment for obesity. When you find a supplement made by an unknown company that makes outrageous claims, it should be a red flag, however. Irvingia gabonensis, or African…

The safety of natural diet pills has been called into question. Regardless of the fact that the companies which sell these supplements claim that they are safe and natural, there are still risks associated. Lack of regulation from the U.S. Food…

Slim-Xtreme is an herbal weight loss supplement — like any supplement, it is not regulated by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. That means that it has not been proven effective, and there’s no guarantee that the ingredients listed on the…

Over-the-counter diet pills are rarely a good idea. U.S. law does not require them to be proven safe and effective prior to sale — although many are harmless enough when used as directed, they rarely result in any meaningful weight loss. ViSalus…

There are many supplements that can help you burn fat and lose weight, but many of them contain synthetic ingredients or harsh stimulants. While these supplements can be effective, they can also be expensive. Luckily, there are many natural herbs…

Hectic schedules in today’s busy world often make quick remedies for weight loss attractive. Many herbs are promoted as weight-loss drops that help you shed pounds quickly, although the drops can threaten your health, reports the Cleveland Clinic….

Prickly pear is thought to help lower cholesterol, manage diabetes and treat the symptoms of an enlarged prostate, but its potential weight loss application has sparked a proliferation of supplements and the resultant breathless marketing. Before…

Weight loss pills can be used as part of an overall health plan, but they should not be relied upon as a complete solution when trying to lose weight. Proper diet, sufficient exercise and an overall healthy outlook will all help you reach your…

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