Category Archives: Non-Prescription Weight Loss Pills

Dynamic Body Shaper Diet & Energy

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Dynamic Body Shaper Diet & Energy Review

Dynamic Body Shaper Diet & Energy is an over the counter diet pill that is one of several different products in that category made by Weider. Weider is a somewhat large supplement company that also makes products for several other health and wellness purposes. It focuses mainly on weight loss, pre-workouts, bodybuilding, weight gain, creatine supplements and stacks.

The official website for Weider has a complete webpage dedicated exclusively to Dynamic Body Shaper Diet & Energy. It provides some limited information to be helpful to dieters, as well as a partial list of all the ingredients that comprise the formula. This information can be very helpful to dieters who are trying to learn more about the product and who want to make sure it will be safe for them to use. This information can also be brought to the dieter’s doctor in order to be able to check into its appropriateness. It is a shame that it is not provided in any useful way on this particular site.

Interestingly, one of the first things said about this product on the website is that it does not contain any ephedrine. It is unclear as to why this was pointed out, unless there was, perhaps, a previous version of the product that once contained it back when the ingredient used to be legal. However, it does not specify, so it is impossible to know.

What this product does contain is not listed on the site. At the time this review was written, the only one of the Dynamic Body Shaper Diet & Energy ingredients listed on the official website was chromium picolinate. The product package also identifies green tea as an ingredient, though that is not mentioned on the website.

Chromium picolinate is sadly lacking in scientific support to indicate that it can be used for weight loss purposes. Well reputed websites such as the Mayo Clinic states that more research is needed to better understand chromium before it can be considered to be proven for use for dieters.

There is some research to support the use of green tea to improve weight loss results. However, without knowing how much green tea is included in this formula, it’s impossible to know if enough was used to mirror the results of the research.

A warning is posted on the website for residents of California in order to comply with Proposition 65. It says that this product contains chemicals that are known by the state to cause reproductive harm such as birth defects. That said, it did not identify the ingredient that was the culprit behind that warning.

TRIMTHIN X700

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TRIMTHIN X700 ReviewTRIMTHIN X700 is a weight management capsule designed to help people to be able to achieve their goals more effectively by overcoming the barriers in their way. The key to the success of this product is in its proprietary formula which is based entirely on pharmacological grade clinically researched ingredients.

The manufacturer of this product, an American company called Intechra Health Inc, has an official website. On that site, there is a sizeable section dedicated to TRIMTHIN X700, one of it’s most effective products for energy. It describes the product, how it should be taken, how it works and what ingredients are included in the formula. The ingredients are all described in detail including descriptions of research with cited sources linked to the peer reviewed industry journals in which the studies were published.

These ingredients are composed of energy boosters, fat blockers, fat burners and appetite suppressants. These create a solid tool kit for dieters to use along with their healthy, nutritious eating plan that is properly calorie restricted, and a regular exercise regimen suited to their fitness level.

The reason is that each of the types of ingredients in this formula help users to overcome different types of obstacles to their weight loss strategies. For instance, fat burners help to accelerate the calorie burn overall but particularly during and following a cardio workout. Fat blockers help to improve a dieter’s efforts to eat right because it reduces the absorption of dietary fats from the foods they eat. Appetite suppression reduces or even eliminates food cravings. This makes it far easier to stick to a calorie restricted diet because a dieter can make better food and portion size choices.

The ingredients are combined into a proprietary formula called the TRIMTHIN X700 COMPLEX. It includes: Dimethylaminoethanol Bitartrate, Green Tea, Caffeine, Green Coffee, Conjugated Linoleic Acid, Xanthinol Nicotinate, Cnidium Powder, Eleuthero Powder.

Intechra Health manufactures TRIMTHIN X700 at a cGMP facility. This means it has met or exceeded the good manufacturing practices of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and has earned its certification. This assures consumers that a high priority has been placed on quality and safety in the making of this product.

To use these diet pills according to the manufacturer’s directions, they are taken 2 at a time. Two are taken a half hour before breakfast with an 8 ounce glass of water. Another 2 are taken a half hour before lunch in the same way. No more than 4 should be taken in a day and the pills shouldn’t be taken within 5 hours of going to sleep as they do contain stimulants.

Plexus 96

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Plexus 96 ReviewPlexus 96 is an over the counter weight loss supplement sold in the form of a meal replacement product. The idea behind this type of product is to give dieters a way to get the nutrition they require in order to remain healthy, while still helping them to stay within their daily calorie limit. Many people who struggle with overeating often find this kind of weight loss product to be appealing.

The brand behind this product, Plexus Worldwide, has a Plexus 96 page on its official website. It uses this page to provide dieters with a list of the many benefits it claims to provide. Among those benefits include: a full meal that provides only 100 calories, hunger control assistance and 15 grams of whey protein isolate and concentrate. This is supposed to help keep up energy levels, maintain steady blood sugar levels within the healthy range, support lean muscle and provide a supplementation of 20 different vitamins and minerals.

Because this product is fast and simple to prepare and consume, it makes it easy for people to grab it on the go and drink it quickly. For busy people who simply don’t have time for meals, this can make the difference between having a low calorie, nutritious option or either skipping the meal altogether or resorting to fast food. Plexus 96 is also gluten free, making it appropriate for people with celiac’s disease and other gluten intolerances.

This product is consumed as a shake, but it is sold in powder form. It is purchased in pre-measured packets. This means that when it comes time to have one, there is no measuring involved. You just need to mix the powder into some cold milk or water. It should be noted that if milk is selected as the liquid into which the powder is mixed, the calories and nutrition will be higher than what is printed on the package label for this product alone.

The coldness of the liquid used is important to ensure that the desired consistency will be achieved. The colder the liquid, the thicker it will be. In fact, if a very thick shake is the goal, the directions recommend that the user mixes a couple of ice cubes in with the drink to make it colder before blending.

While this may be helpful over the short term as a dieter works to keep calories under control, most meal replacement products are not considered to be a long term weight loss strategy and should be used in conjunction with developing the right healthy eating habits in order to avoid rebounding weight.

PHENBLUE

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PHENBLUE Review

PHENBLUE is an American made weight management pill that can be purchased without a prescription. It is a capsule containing a proprietary formula meant to be used as a part of a complete strategy that also includes healthy nutritious dieting and exercise appropriate to the dieter’s fitness level.

This is an over the counter pill and it is manufactured by Intechra Health Inc. That company is American and manufactures its products in the United States, as well. Its manufacturing facility has been certified GMP by the FDA, which means that it meets the good manufacturing practices standards of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.

The official website for the product shows that the company prides itself on the quality of its ingredients. The PHENBLUE proprietary formula is made exclusively of ingredients that have been clinically studied. The research cited on the website shows that the substances in this weight management capsule have been shown to be fat burners, appetite suppressants and energy boosters.

Those types of ingredient can help to make a much needed difference in supporting a dieter’s effort to reach his or her goals. The reason is that they help a dieter with control when it comes to some of the top most identified complaints regarding what makes it difficult to lose weight.

For instance, many dieters feel that their metabolism simply isn’t fast enough to help them to reach their goals at the speed they would like. Slow metabolisms can make it very difficult to lose weight and can take its toll on a person’s motivation to keep trying. Fat burners can help the body to burn through calories and fats at a faster rate, in essence speeding up the metabolism. This is particularly true when combined with cardio exercises, which naturally increase the body’s rate of fat burning. Many dieters look to this type of pill to help them to get the very most out of every workout.

Other dieters find that their hunger is the main barrier between them and their goals. When all they can think about is food, it makes it difficult to keep portion control and smart meal and snack choices high on the priority list. Fat blockers can support a dieter’s efforts to stay within a reasonable daily calorie limit by reducing or even eliminating food cravings.

Energy boosters don’t often get the credit they deserve in the weight loss industry. Energy plays two very vital roles in losing weight. The first is it gives a dieter alertness and drive, making it easier to stay motivated to keep up with the efforts necessary to lose weight. The second is that it helps to improve workout performance. Therefore, energy boosters can help to ensure that every minute spent exercising is being used to its fullest.

In PHENBLUE’s case, the ingredients that make up the formula are: NeOPuntia® (Prickly Pear), Caffeine (150mg), Organic Green Tea (Matcha) Leaf Powder, and Theobromine.

Vida Thin Lemon Detox

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Vida Thin Lemon Detox ReviewVida Thin Lemon Detox is a nonprescription supplement product that is meant to be used as a meal replacement or a snack replacement. It is marketed toward people who are trying to lose weight. The claim is that by using it, it’s easier for dieters to be able to ensure that they eat all their meals without over consuming calories every day.

The official website refers to Vida Thin Lemon Detox as a kind of empowerment tool that allows people “lead a full life naturally” through their daily diet. It is not entirely clear how this supplement will provide them with fulfillment in their life, but that is certainly a powerful claim.

The product is meant to be used either through the Daily Lemon Detox or through the Lemon Detox Diet. Instructions for both of these strategies are provided on the official product website.

Individuals who are aiming to use the Daily Lemon Detox would use the product, which is consumed as a lemon flavored drink, to replace high sugar beverages, snacks and food. In this way, dieters are supposed to experience a reduction in their food cravings so they can keep up their “natural figure” and their “ideal healthy body weight.”

To use this product correctly, dieters are required to drink between 1 and 2 bottles every day at mealtime or snack time to help prevent overeating or to simply replace a meal altogether. Dieters using this product are also encouraged to consume an appropriate amount of water each day.

The Lemon Detox Diet, on the other hand, is a 3-day program that promises up to 10 pounds of weight loss in 3 days. Anyone who knows the weight loss industry well knows that this claim is an extreme one and that the key term to watch in that promise is “up to”. It’s also important to note that it is promising weight loss and not necessarily fat loss.

Most of the weight that is lost in this type of program is in the form of water weight. That is, fluids are flushed from the tissues of the body. This can make the body look slimmer and it can appear as though fat has been lost because there can be a reduction in size. However, that size will only return when the individual becomes properly hydrated again. If the dieter was retaining water and remains hydrated from that point forward, that is likely the only weight that will be lost over the longer term.

phenXTREME

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phenXTREME Review

phenXTREME is a nonprescription weight loss supplement produced by SuppleSense LLC. It is designed to be a product that will help to support weight loss. In fact, it is marketed as being an over the counter alternative to the popular prescription diet drug called Phentermine (Adipex). This helps to explain the “phen” portion of the product’s name, as it is suggesting this connection right into its name.

There are dozens, if not hundreds of nonprescription weight loss supplements on today’s market shelves that make very similar claims. Therefore, it’s up to the dieter to do his or her homework to know for certain that this will be an appropriate product for his or her needs and unique medical history.

phenXTREME is made of a proprietary formula. At the time this review was written, the ingredients within that blend consisted of: caffeine anhydrous, schisandra fruit, L-Arginine, beta-alanine, guarana seed extract, uva ursi, capsicum, garcina cambogia, green coffee bean extract, raspberry ketone and tribulus terrestris.

The directions for this product say that one serving is 2 capsules. Each serving contains 936 mg in total of the ingredients within the proprietary blend. While it is perfectly legal for a manufacturer to label a proprietary blend with a total quantity of ingredients instead of identifying each amount separately, this can be frustrating for dieters who are trying to inform themselves.

After all, if you are researching a substance to see if it is effective or if it can lead to side effects, then it isn’t just the substance that will be researched, but also how it is used and how much of it. There is, after all, a big difference between using 100 mg of caffeine anhydrous – about the same as a cup of coffee – or 300 mg. This can be the difference between a helpful energy boost or a range of side effects like anxiety, jitters, nausea, headaches, rapid heartbeat, heart palpitations and others.

Considering the number of different stimulants in this product (caffeine anhydrous, guarana seed extract, and green coffee bean extract) and the fact that it also contains diuretics like uva ursi, it would be very helpful to dieters if they could know just how much of these substances they are taking.

It is very important to speak with a doctor before beginning the use of this product. Stimulants and diuretics are not safe for all dieters and could place a person’s health at risk if used alongside certain other products or medical conditions. It is also important that this type of pill be combined with the right lifestyle changes in order to gain possible benefits while avoiding certain unwanted symptoms that can be associated with the use of this type of ingredients list.

Slimatee

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Slimatee Review

Slimatee is a nonprescription herbal product that is made and sold by a company called Ideal Health. It is among a growing category of tea based products focused on helping people to slim down their waistlines.

At the time of the writing of this review, this product was being sold on many sites, particularly large marketplaces such as Amazon and eBay. That said, the official manufacturer’s or brand’s website could not be located through search engines such as Google. There is a website for a company called Ideal Health LLC which also produces supplements, but it doesn’t appear as though that company is related to this particular item.

An article published in 2016 also made reference to a supplement brand experiencing considerable harm following a collaboration with one of Donald Trump’s brands. However, again, it is unclear as to whether or not that is the same company as the one producing this product.

Therefore, the information used for the purposes of creating this review was gleaned from some of the sites that sell it as no official data could be located despite significant efforts. The fact that a manufacturer cannot be tracked down doesn’t necessarily reflect well on a product. Most reputable companies will provide at least a basic web presence with contact information, if only in the form of a social media page.

Slimatee is sold in boxes of 20 teabags. It claims to be made of substances that have been used for weight loss for hundreds of years. Each unbleached paper tea bag is meant to be prepared into one cup of tea. According to the product package, each tea bag contains: frangula bark, senna leaf, hibiscus flowers, black tea, goldenrod herb and maté tea.

Those ingredients are all quite commonplace in herbal teas and the maté is frequently seen in stimulant-based diet pills under the name “yerba mate.” That said, the rest of the ingredients are more likely to act as laxatives and diuretics than they are weight loss promoters. Therefore, even if this product does work, any weight lost will not be in the form of fat. It will be lost fluids and, if the dieter was constipated, they might lose a bit of weight from reduced waste after the laxatives have taken effect.

Laxatives and diuretics are not typically considered to be a safe form of weight loss for many people. Moreover, any difference in size or weight is extremely temporary as it is not the result of actual lost fat.

IdealShape Meal Replacement Shakes

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IdealShape Meal Replacement Shakes Review

IdealShape Meal Replacement Shakes are a form of weight maintenance product that are designed to offer dieters a healthful and calorie controlled meal. The idea is that people who tend to overeat because they don’t like to prepare their own meals will be able to grab a fast and easy alternative that won’t cause them to consume too many calories.

The official IdealShape website has a page dedicated to these shakes. The page describes the product as being one that is meant to help dieters to keep their hunger under control so they can consume a delicious shake instead of overeating with a traditional meal. According to that same page, the product has been “proven to block hunger for up to 3 hours.”

There are two primary reasons that this product should be accepted with great care. The first reason is that the statement includes the words “up to”. The statement didn’t provide a minimum half to the range of time in which this product might function. Therefore, it can be assumed that the statement essentially means that it is proven to work for 0 to 3 hours. When phrasing it that way, it isn’t quite as impressive. Particularly because it doesn’t describe how many people might experience the lower side of that scale.

The second reason that statement should be questioned is that no details were provided to indicate who proved it or how. Was it a medical study conducted by a university? Was it that the owner of the company brought it home and tried it and felt that it satisfied him or her for up to three hours? Without any details to indicate where the proof came from, the statement simply leaves consumers to blindly believe what the company is saying. When a company stands to benefit from the sale of a product, statements claiming proof of a product’s benefit need to be supported by clearer evidence.

At the same time, it’s important not to simply discount the potential benefit of this product just because of the wording of one statement in its advertising. It’s a good idea to take a closer look at what it is, what it contains and how it is supposed to work.

The shakes are available in four different flavors. These are: chocolate, vanilla, mocha and strawberry. These are supposed to be very tasty flavors which allow people to always enjoy their favorite option or to avoid getting bored by having several on hand at any given time.

To use this product according to the directions, one shake should replace one meal each day for people who are trying to maintain their current weight. For people who are trying to lose weight, two meals should be replaced by two shakes.

It is unlikely that a doctor would support this type of dieting. It’s important to consult a licensed medical professional before starting the use of this kind of product.

Energybolizer Original Formula

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Energybolizer Original Formula ReviewEnergybolizer Original Formula is an over the counter weight loss product made for dieters who are seeking to reduce their body fat while they build lean muscle mass. The goal is to let users burn away the layer of fat covering up a more toned and fit body.

The company behind Energybolizer Original Formula is called OLAX. That business sells a number of different supplement products both within the weight loss category and a number of other parts of the wellness industry. That company does have an official website through which it provides a certain amount of information about this product. This includes the ingredients that make up the product formula.

A great deal of the real estate on that website suggests that research supports the use of Energybolizer Original Formula for the promised results of boosted muscle and reduced fat. That said, while there are many mentions of the studies, that research isn’t exactly cited at the time this review was written. Furthermore, beyond not providing a link to any location where the study results were published, the company also has not identified who conducted the research, what method was used, how many participants were involved – if it was a human study – or how the results were measured.

This makes it very difficult to place much faith in the research they continually mention. After all, a company with reputable, published research supporting their product would be far more likely to cite that research in order to prove its legitimacy. In this case, there is no way to know if it was conducted by a university or hospital, or if the company conducted its own research through its own methods.

At the time this review was written, the Energybolizer Original Formula was made of: chromium picolinate, white willow bark, green tea, Siberian ginseng, 72 trace mineral complex, garcinia cambogia, royal jelly, ginger, bladderwrack, foti, guarana, hawthorn berries, saw palmetto, kola nut, beer root powder, yerba mate, vitamin B12, and gingko biloba.

None of those ingredients have been proven to directly lead to weight loss by any studies that would be considered acceptable by the medical community. Moreover, it is likely that due to the number of ingredients containing stimulants in this formula, many dieters will experience side effects as the result of its use.

It is highly recommended that anyone who is thinking of purchasing or trying this product first speak with a pharmacist or licensed doctor.

Ideal Protein’s Ideal Complete

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Ideal Protein’s Ideal Complete ReviewIdeal Protein’s Ideal Complete is a meal replacement product designed to be used on its own or as a part of the broader Ideal Protein weight loss system. This is a part of a sizeable category of products that use meal replacement products to ensure that dieters reduce their daily calorie intake.

To use this option to its fullest potential, dieters must choose several products along with Ideal Complete and must use the website, group meetings and solo dieting coach sessions to obtain a “smarter eating education.” In this way, they will be controlling their calories as they learn, and once they’re done learning, they will know how to reduce their daily calories without needing to entirely rely on the meal replacements.

Ideal Protein’s Ideal Complete comes in three possible drink flavors or a bar. The flavors of the drink are chocolate, strawberry and vanilla. The bar is a toffee and pretzel flavor. These products are meant to be used to replace whole food meals in order to ensure that a dieter keeps within a certain daily calorie range.

Unfortunately, these products are quite expensive and there is next to no information provided about them on the official website. The site is attractively designed and features large images of appealing-looking products. However, aside from brief statements such as “Spoil yourself with our sumptuous strawberry flavoured meal replacement drink,” and pointing out that the product is gluten-free, no other information is provided about them.

At the time of the writing of this review, no list of ingredients could be located on the official website. This makes it very difficult for dieters to be able to make an educated decision about whether or not they would like to choose the Ideal Complete product line for their own weight loss needs.

It is also important to note that if these products are used as a part of the program, the clinics are known to be extremely strict. In fact, there are several reports online from customers who have said that they were discharged from the programs after having admitted that they cheated on the rules. The program does not accept returns and will not issue refunds.

Considering the high cost, the lack of information provided to the dieter and the fact that it is extremely strict – and strict diets have a lower long-term success rate – it is unlikely that this product or program would be recommended by most doctors.