Diet pills have been advertised and marketed as an easy way to lose weight. However, these pills are not unregulated. Well-known dietary pills such as Ephedra, Hydroxycut, Fen-Phen and Meridia have already been either recalled or banned due to their dangerous side effects.
These dangerous side effects include:
- Increased heart rate
- High blood pressure
- Liver damage
- Kidney issues
- Rectal bleeding
These dietary supplements are not reviewed by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) prior to being sold to the public. The advertised benefits such as “lose 20 lbs. in a week” or “no exercising and dieting necessary” don’t exist. Even the labels on these products are filled with false claims.
According to a report released by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, after an evaluation of 127 dietary supplements, 20% percent made inaccurate claims. Many dietary pills are comprised of caffeine and diuretics in order to make you feel like you’re losing weight.
Long-term weight loss requires healthy eating and routine exercise. Taking a pill as a quick and easy method to lose weight does not encourage healthy attitudes such as checking food labels and recording your food intake.
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