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Herbalean Pills

Herbalean

Herbalean Pills

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The Herbalean formula has been designed by its manufacturer to be used as a weight loss and energy supplement. It contains several ingredients that are well known within the over the counter (OTC) weight loss industry and is marketed as being “all natural” and “powerful.”

The Benefits of Herbalean

According to the product label of this diet pill, it offers three main advantages. These include:

  • Fat burning
  • Increased energy
  • Appetite suppression

If this dietary supplement does indeed provide these benefits, it has the potential to offer overweight individuals who are seeking to shed excess pounds, support with their weight loss goals. In other words, it may be beneficial in helping a person feel energized enough to remain committed with their workouts as well as get the most out of their exercise. Moreover, if it does help to control appetite, this could make it easier to maintain a calorie-conscious diet. All these benefits could help reduce weight. 

What Ingredients Will You Find Within the Formula?

Once upon a time, this OTC weight loss aid contained a number of extremely powerful ingredients that were well known to cause potentially dangerous side effects.

For instance, it once contained Ma Huang extract, which is another name for the banned herb ephedra. This ingredient has been banned outright by national health organizations such as the FDA and Health Canada, making it illegal to produce, buy, or sell in those and many other countries.

However, when this Herbalean review was written, the manufacturer had upgraded the ingredients and replaced the Ma Huang with Citrus Aurantium. This is also known as bitter orange and contains a naturally occurring stimulant known as synephrine. Once ephedra was banned, many diet pill manufacturers switched out the ephedra in their products for citrus aurantium, which has been known to produce potentially dangerous cardiovascular effects when combine with caffeine.

That being said, here is a list of the Herbalean ingredients:

  • Chromium,
  • Citrus Aurantium,
  • Paullinia sorbilis extract,
  • Lotus root extract,
  • Hoodia Gordonii,
  • Garcinia Cambogia,
  • White willow bark,
  • Citrus bigardia extract,
  • Konjac root,
  • Uva Usi,
  • Ginger root,
  • Eleutherococcus senticosus,
  • Bee pollen,
  • Green tea,
  • Pyruvate,
  • 77 trace minerals

Upon Closer Examination

To take a closer look at some of the primary ingredients in the product, let us start at the beginning. Though Chromium has been researched using many studies, the results have been highly conflicting and therefore there has been no true conclusion as to whether or not it has any impact on weight loss at all. That being said, the Mayo Clinic states that it is likely harmless.

Hoodia Gordonii, though popularly believed to help with weight loss has never been shown in any reliable clinical studies to have any statistically significant impact on a dieter’s ability to lose weight.

Garcinia Cambogia is an ingredient used for its hydroxycitric acid (HCA) content. This ingredient has been shown to be able to help with weight loss, but it also has the potential to be exceptionally hazardous to the health. So much so that in May of 2009, the FDA issued a warning against another brand of pills called Hydroxycut, which had produced 23 reports to the FDA over health concerns related to the liver which are suspected to be linked to the HCA ingredient in the drug. The manufacturer of that drug voluntarily recalled its product and many responsible websites no longer carry any product that contains HCA.

Green tea can help with weight loss when taken at a dose of at least 300mg per day. Though the precise concentration is not provided, its place on the ingredient list suggests that there is not enough green tea in this product to make any difference.

When this review was created, Herbalean could be purchased online at different sites for varying prices, including anywhere from $60 to over $100 per bottle.  However, an official product page no longer existed, and the product could no longer be purchased on amazon. This could mean that it is being discontinued or that’s its formula is being revamped another time.

Overall, due to this product’s harsh formula, even without ephedra, it would be in your best interest to choose a safer and more trustworthy diet pill. Still, if you would like to try Herbalean for yourself, play it safe and consult your doctor first.

 

BeLive Fusion Burn

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Value for Money
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BeLive Fusion Burn ReviewBeLive Fusion Burn is a fat burner weight loss pill that claims to work with thermogenesis and provides an “all-in-one” product that dieters can rely on to help lose the pounds. It claims directly that its blend of ingredients is among the best natural fat burning substances for energy boosting, raising fat burning and improving focus.

Clearly, it’s up to the dieter to dig a little deeper as the official website for this product does not support any of its claims with reputable large studies published in industry journals. Without that type of evidence, the manufacturer is assuming that dieters will simply believe the claims it makes. This is a common tactic among manufacturers, making it difficult for dieters to be able to tell whether or not the claims are legitimate.

Therefore, it’s a good idea for anyone considering the use of BeLive Fusion Burn to start with a trip to the doctor’s office. Bring a list of the ingredients in the product and any claims made in order to discuss it with your doctor. That way, you can find out not only if the product is likely to work for you in the way you’re hoping, but you can also discover whether or not it is likely to be safe for you when taking into consideration any medical conditions you may have, or any medications or supplements you are taking or plan to take at the same time as this weight loss pill.

Next take a closer look at the ingredients in the product. At the time this BeLive Fusion Burn review was written, the official product package included the following on its ingredients list: chromium, black pepper fruit extract, caffeine, apple cider vinegar powder, garcinia cambogia.

This is an interesting list of ingredients as it doesn’t contain anything that isn’t quite commonplace in the over the counter diet supplement industry. Chromium is the top ingredient, but it’s good to know that it is considered to be unproven, at best, as a weight loss ingredient. The Mayo Clinic states that far more research is required before it could be considered helpful in helping to reduce body fat. Moreover, it is not believed to function as a fat burner. Instead, it is used in other products to regulate blood sugar levels in the hopes of helping to avoid food cravings. This is not listed among the claims of this product.

Next, the black pepper fruit extract is typically used not to help burn more fat, but instead to aid in the absorption of other ingredients. This could help to make sure you’re getting the most out of the other substances in the formula.

Caffeine is a stimulant which will help to boost energy levels and alertness. This can make it easier to exercise more regularly and remain alert to focus on a dieting strategy. Apple cider vinegar may help to improve digestion and it could even boost fat burning but studies have yet to show that this occurs to such a degree that it would lead to measurable fat loss on a scale. Garcinia cambogia may help to suppress the appetite, but studies remain preliminary and this ingredient is not yet considered to be a proven fat reducing substance.

Dexatol 27 reviews

Dexatol 27

Dexatol 27 reviews

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Dexatol is a product marketed toward people who are hoping to lose weight exceptionally quickly and easily and who want to do this without having to make any changes to their eating and exercise habits.

This is the type of “miracle” diet pill marketing that most trustworthy organizations and doctors tend to caution dieters to avoid. This kind of marketing preys on the struggles dieters most commonly face when trying to lose weight. After all, aside from people who gain weight due to medical reasons or because of a side effect from a medication, for example, the majority of people have gained due to eating and exercise habits.

People want to be able to eat whatever they want in quantities as large or small as they want. After all, food tastes great and when we’re used to eating a lot, we don’t feel satisfied until we’ve had a large portion.

The marketers behind Dexatol 27 know this and therefore promise that dieters can continue to eat whatever they want. They say even went so far as to list a few favorites such as bacon and eggs, butter, mayonnaise, roast beef and pork, and so on. Then claimed that their diet pill will allow dieters to watch as “fat melts right off your body.” This type of claim should be seen as an instant red flag regardless of which product says it.

Any product that says a person doesn’t have to change their eating and exercise habits but will be able to magically watch body fat disappear is not telling the truth. This type of product simply does not exist – not in over the counter form and not even as a prescription drug.

It is for this reason that there isn’t one credible piece of research cited on the website for Dexatrol 27 to support its use in the ways that are claimed. As much as that type of product would make dieting much easier and would help the western world to overcome its obesity epidemic, these claims are not true.

Moreover, this product claims that it is not only fast but permanent, despite the fact that they recommend that the pill not be taken for more than 12 weeks at a time. It is not possible that a person could continue to eat in the way that caused them to gain weight, then miraculously have it removed, never to return again, after 12 weeks of pill use.

The ingredients in this pill are garcinia cambogia, green coffee bean extract, and African mango extract. At best, there is some preliminary research about these ingredients saying they might be worth further study. None of these substances has ever been directly connected with fat loss in a large, reputable study published in a medical journal. Some have been linked with some rather troubling side effects. Even if they are shown to be effective, their ideal dosages are not yet known.

It would be extremely difficult to come up with a reason to recommend this product.

Epiq Heat GC review

Epiq Heat GC

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Epiq Heat GC reviewEpiq Heat GC is an over the counter weight loss product that is meant to help people to be able to shed the fat faster than they would be capable of doing on their own. It is a formula marketed as being stimulant-free despite the fact that it contains green coffee as one of its primary ingredients. These caplets are meant to be taken in order to lose weight more quickly.

According to the official webpage for this product on the manufacturer’s website, users of Epiq Heat GC should take one caplet with 8 ounces of water, twice per day. The diet pills should be taken between thirty and sixty minutes before eating the two largest meals of the day, whichever they may be. The product description recommends that this supplement be used for sixty straight days while also following a diet and keeping up with training.

It doesn’t specifically say what type of dieting and training should be maintained. Moreover, it doesn’t say whether or not it is safe to continue the product after a sixty day period. This leaves consumers with a number of important questions with regards to the way to use this product for the best and safest results.

The ingredients that make up the Epiq Heat GC formula include the EPIQ Weight Loss Blend, which is made of: garcinia cambogia fruit extract (500 mg), a green coffee blend (which is composed of green coffee bean extract), as well as the lychee and tea blend (which is composed of lychee fruit extract and green tea leaf extract). It also contains black pepper fruit extract.

Overall, this is a completely unproven formula. There is some limited research that has been conducted on garcinia cambogia and green coffee bean extract, but most of the applause that has been given to these ingredients is media hype and not backed by science. In fact, a growing amount of research is starting to suggest that green coffee bean extract use could come with some rather nasty potential side effects, particularly when used over time.

The green tea leaf extract does have some medical research support behind it. Patients with obesity have been known to lose some of their body mass when taking green tea leaf extract. That said, a large amount of this substance was used in those studies. The ingredients list for this product doesn’t indicate how much green tea leaf extract was used in this product, so it is impossible to know whether the same amount was used in this product as there was in the studies.

The black pepper fruit extract is known to be very effective for boosting the absorption of other ingredients.

Lipo Femme review

Lipo Femme

Lipo Femme review

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Lipo Femme from Miss BMP is a nonprescription dieting supplement that targets female dieters between the ages of 18 and 40 years old. The claim made on the official webpage for this product on the manufacturer’s website is that it will not only help a user to lose weight but that it will also help her to “feel on top of the world at the same time”.

Though this product is marketed in the same way as diet pills, it is actually taken in the form of a beverage. It is sold as a powder which must be mixed water and consumed on an empty stomach. Each tub contains about 50 servings and makes a drink with a strawberry/kiwi flavor. Though this format may be appealing to people who struggle to be able to swallow pills, many might find it inconvenient to have to drink this beverage at the required times as a part of their daily lives.

This product is made with stimulants so it cautions users not to take it within 7 hours of going to bed. Taking stimulants too close to bedtime can cause many people to struggle to fall asleep or to wake during the night.

At the time of the writing of this review, the ingredients that made up the Lipo Femme formula from Miss BMP were: Taurine, Caffeine, Pouchong Tea Extract, Cacao Plant Extract, Raspberry Ketones, Garcinia Cambogia, Green Coffee Bean Extract, Green Tea Extract Grandular, Nandina Domestica (Fruit) Extract, Bitter Orange Peel Extract, Niacin, Naringen, Tetradium Extract, Juniper Berry, Natural & Artificial Strawberry & Kiwi Flavours, Colour(162), Sweeteners(950,955), Food Acid(331), Anti-Caking Agent(551).

It is clear at a glance that this product is made of a combination of powerful stimulants as well as ingredients that have seen a lot of attention from the media in terms of hype, but that haven’t seen much attention from the medical community in terms of studies that would prove their safety and effectiveness in directly causing measurable weight loss.

Unfortunately, there are also some ingredients in this product which, when combined, have the potential to place some users at risk of unwanted medical hazards such as heart attack and stroke. This is particularly true in the combination of caffeine and synephrine (the latter of which is contained within the bitter orange peel extract). In the United States, the FDA has warned consumers against using that combination in their diet pills.

Sliminex Green Coffee review

Sliminex Green Coffee

Sliminex Green Coffee review

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Sliminex Green Coffee is an over the counter diet supplement that was once called simply “Sliminex”, but is has recently completed an overhaul of its formula and, clearly, its name. This is a product that is sold primarily on its own website and, to a lesser extent, on some smaller supplement websites. There are very few third party sites that offer these supplements.

The official website does provide a limited description of Sliminex Green Coffee, but it is clearly geared toward selling the product and not as much toward informing the user. There aren’t any studies cited that would indicate that the formula, as a whole, has ever been tested, and the research conducted by the creators of the product wasn’t identified, making it difficult to know whether the claims made about the ingredients are based on medical science or whether they are simply promises made by a company that is hoping to sell a product.

The promises with regards to Sliminex Green Coffee state that taking this pill will give a user’s body the “boost it needs for peak performance.” It identifies benefits such as increased body and lean muscle mass, as well as higher energy levels and improved cardiovascular health maintenance, on top of a reduction in body fat as the ways that this “boost” will be provided.

Overall, this means that this product would fall into the vast category of weight loss pills in the fat burner and metabolism booster categories. There are hundreds, if not thousands of pills that make similar types of claims. While some of them can be exceptionally helpful to dieters – particularly those that are following a reduced calorie and increased activity level strategy – others aren’t nearly as good as they claim to be.

For that reason, it is a good idea to understand the ingredients contained within a product such as this, before simply believing the manufacturer’s promises. It is also a very good idea to speak with a licensed physician about the use of this product and whether or not it is safe and appropriate for you.

At the time that this review was written, the ingredients that were listed in this product formula were: satiereal saffron extract, green coffee bean extract, trimethylxanthine, garcinia cambogia, raspberry ketone, green tea extract, konjac root, and L-carnitine. This makes it clear that this formula is based primarily on the effects of stimulants, and ingredients made popular by Dr. Oz, but that he has since said was a mistake to recommend.

Bio-Trim review

Bio-Trim

Bio-Trim review

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Bio-Trim is an over the counter diet pill that is made and sold by a large supplement manufacturer called Pharma Nord. That business produces many products within the weight loss and wellness categories and its claims about this specific product are that its users will find that they can lose weight with greater ease and efficiency.

The marketing for these weight loss supplements suggests that they are to be used by dieters to help them to overcome the challenges that they are facing in their efforts to reduce their body fat. Pharma Nord explained on its website that by taking these tablets on a daily basis, it improves the body’s ability to shed excess pounds in a faster and simpler way than is possible with diet and exercise alone.

This is the most common claim that exists in the nonprescription weight loss industry. While some companies have managed to put out products that are highly effective in living up to their promises, others provide little help or could even do more harm than good. Therefore, before blindly believing claims from any company about any product, it is highly recommended that a customer looks into a product with greater depth.

Following a consultation with a doctor, to ensure that this will actually be a safe step for you to take as a part of a complete healthful weight loss program, the next step is to look at the ingredients that make up the formula for Bio-Trim. According to the official Pharma Nord website, at the time of the writing of this review, the ingredients in this formulation were: co-enzyme Q10, garcinia cambogia, carnitine and chromium. This list was provided from among a very small amount of information offered on the official website.

Essentially the Pharma Nord website offers an image of the product package and a very brief paragraph about the product, as well as its ingredients list. This is not enough to answer all of the questions of a consumer who wishes to adequately inform him or herself for safety and effectiveness in weight loss.

This, combined with the fact that none of those ingredients have ever been directly linked with weight loss in any large and reputable published studies makes it difficult to want to choose Bio-Trim over a range of dozens of products in this category that provide a great deal more information to dieters and have proven ingredients.

W700 Thermogenic Hyper-Metabolizer review

W700 Thermogenic Hyper-Metabolizer

W700 Thermogenic Hyper-Metabolizer review

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W700 Thermogenic Hyper-Metabolizer is an over the counter supplement pill that is designed to provide assistance to dieters by increasing their body temperature so that more fats and calories are burned off as heat. That is a common strategy among many nonprescription diet pills, and is a process known as thermogenesis. This product is manufactured by a company called Ubervita.

Thermogenesis is a process that has seen some controversy in terms of use as a weight loss product, but the area in which it has been widely accepted is in promoting greater calorie burning when used in conjunction with cardio exercise. While measurable weight loss may not occur as a result of the use of thermogenic diet pills, on their own, they may help to enhance the results of a good workout, if it is completed with the use of the product on a regular basis.

In the case of W700 Thermogenic Hyper-Metabolizer, this diet pill has been marketed to two main groups of consumers. The first is people who want to lose fat so that they can reduce their weight overall (and who would like to improve their fitness level while they’re at it). The second is people who are already athletic and who want to be able to burn a higher amount of fat so that there will be less padding covering up their muscles. By reducing that layer, the outcome is better muscle definition as the existing muscles will no longer be hidden.

At the time that this review was written, these fat burners were being sold on the official website of the manufacturer. They were $29.95 for a bottle of sixty capsules, which provides a one month supply of the product.

That website also provided information with regards to the ingredients that make up the 468mg proprietary blend in the formula, as well as the directions for using the product.

On top of 2000 mcg of vitamin B6, the formula also includes the proprietary blend that is made of: caffeine, schizandra, L-arginine, beta alanine, guarana seed extract, uva ursi, capsicum, garcinia cambogia, raspberry ketones, green coffee, and tribulus.

This product is clearly made of a mix of studied and completely unproven substances. There are some known fat burners, some very powerful stimulants, recognized thermogenics, and diuretics. This means that while fat burning could result from the use of this product, there is also a risk of side effects for many dieters, and water loss that could place the user at risk of dehydration. It is important not to confuse the loss of excess fluids resulting from the use of this product, with burned away fat. The reason is that lost water will return once the body rehydrates.

The directions for this product say that it should be taken two times per day, with a full glass of water at meal time.

Due to the nature of this product, it is very important to speak with a doctor before using it.

Xedra-Cut Slim Packs review

Xedra-Cut Slim Packs

Xedra-Cut Slim Packs review

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Xedra-Cut Slim Packs are a new type of weight loss product that has been released by the USN brand. It is a recreation of a product that they had previously called Xedra-Cut Lava Sticks. The concept behind the two product is similar, as is their shape, but they have now been reformulated to include slightly different ingredients, and have had their name replaced in order to reflect that change.

The product is available without a prescription and has been created in order to assist people who are trying to reduce their waistlines. It is meant to help them in dropping their unwanted fat without needing as much time and effort as they would otherwise have required on their own. Its design is such that it can be added to a liquid so that the user can drink it once it has dissolved. Many people struggle to be able to swallow pills and find this type of format more appealing.

The official webpage that was created for Xedra-Cut Slim Packs claims that this diet supplement functions by increasing the metabolic rate and heightening an individual’s energy levels, while maintaining a “normal macronutrient metabolism” and supporting “normal” levels of glucose within the bloodstream.

At the time in which this review was being created, the official website for this product was selling it for about $50 (£29.99). The package directions recommend that users of this product take it between two and three times per day. The first should be a half hour before either breakfast or a workout at that time. If a user were to choose the minimum usage that was recommended (twice per day) it would mean that this product would cost $150 per month. That figure spikes to $250 per month if the maximum recommended usage is followed.

It is quite evident that the average dieter would find Xedra-Cut Slim Packs to be cost prohibitive as the average diet runs for several months and it would be easy for this product to tally up a total of thousands of dollars in a short period of time. Even if it does work well, that is more expensive than what most people can afford.

The ingredients that make up this product are: Garcinia Cambogia, Fucoxanthin, 5-HTP, L-Carnitine Fumarate, Natural Caffeine, Green tea, Bitter Orange, Evodia Rutaecarpa, Yerba Mate, N-acetyl-Ltyrosine, Glucuronolactone. The total caffeine in this product is 125 mg.

That said, it also contains synephrine (in the bitter orange), which is also a stimulant and it is one against which the FDA has released a health warning. It can lead to dangerous side effects and should be avoided.

There is very little that would make this product an appropriate recommendation for most dieters.

Diet Ultimo review

Diet Ultimo

Diet Ultimo review

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Diet Ultimo is a pill that is marketed as a powerful diet pill that will help a dieter to get the most out of his or her best weight loss efforts. However, it is a very good idea to take a second look at this product before deciding to purchase and use it. This can help to determine whether the product truly is what it promises to be, or whether it would be better to save the money and effort that would be spent on trying to benefit from it.

To start, regardless of whether or not this product actually works as claimed, there have been a very large number of people who have called the Diet Ultimo company a free diet pill scam. This is because it offers a free sample of the product, for which the user must provide his or her credit card details in order to pay for the shipping. From that point, though, the user is registered into an auto shipping (and auto billing) program that will continue to automatically renew every month. While this isn’t necessarily a scam, in itself – as there are some quite reputable auto shipping companies out there – the fact that many customers have had a very hard time trying to cancel these shipments and bills, and often complain of a minimum of one more shipment and billing after the cancellation point, speaks volumes.

In terms of the product itself, the manufacturers claim that it will help to reduce food cravings and will reduce fat while maintaining lean muscle. There doesn’t appear to be any kind of diet or exercise plan associated with the use of this product. That said, the information provided on the official website is exceptionally limited, so it is difficult to learn all that much about it or how to use it. It is focused primarily on praising itself and selling through the free trial.

At the time that this review was written, a list of ingredients for Diet Ultimo could not be found on the website. Moreover, while there was a product packaging image available on the site, it was not shown at an angle that would reveal the ingredients list or nutritional table. All that could be found was a reference to raspberry ketone and green coffee on the front of the package. Whether or not those are the only two ingredients within this product, or not, is unclear. A third party website also listed garcinia cambogia and citrus aurantium as a part of the ingredients list, but it is unclear whether or not those additional substances may still be in the formula, or if the formulation has been changed since that time.