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Best weight loss pills - Ranking 2024 (Effective, safe and cheap)

Weight loss tablets alone will not work miracles. However, they can help you achieve your dream goals.

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Best weight loss pills - Ranking 2024 (Effective, safe and cheap)
29 April, 2024
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Pills for weight loss are surrounded by an aura of taboo, myths, but also often justified fears. The wrong supplement will do you no good and, in extreme cases, even harm you.

In consultation with Ilona Krzak, MSc, pharmacist, we have selected more than 20 weight-loss supplements for you. You will learn from Julia Skrajda, a clinical dietitian, whether slimming pills really work and what to do so that taking care of your figure, weight and well-being is not a nightmare, but a real change for the better.

Tablets for slimming are the best way to lose weight.

Losing weight pills are not magic beans. They won't do everything for you, but they can help you achieve the weight and figure of your dreams. See how.

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From this article you will learn:

  • What effective weight-loss pills are recommended by experts.
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  • Whether weight loss pills really work and are safe.
  • Whether they work and are safe.
  • What natural ingredients to look for in weight loss preparations.
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  • What eating habits (and more) you can incorporate into your daily routine to enjoy a healthy and beautiful figure.
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Before you start losing weight

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Do the required research and consult the results with your dietitian and doctor so you can choose the best solutions!

Best weight loss pills: A ranking of the top 20 best preparations on the market

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The list includes both weight loss tablets from the pharmacy and those you get in popular drugstores and specialist shops. You will find dietary supplements and medical devices among them.

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  • simplicity of composition,
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  • scientific confirmation of the action of the individual ingredients,
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  • price,
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  • feedback from other customers,
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Check out this ranking of weight loss pills and choose the ones that are best suited to your needs.

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Sundose° For Slim Body°

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Complete Support
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Specialist-selected ingredients that support weight management to shape the body of your dreams.

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Type: dietary supplement

Daily dose: 4 capsules daily

Action: A formulation based on natural extracts (dandelion, Asian basil and green tea), chlorellaand, chromium, B vitamins (B1, B2 and B5) and resveratrol supports weight management and proper metabolism. In addition to this, it helps to maintain adequate blood glucose levels, as well as supporting proper liver function and the elimination of unnecessary metabolic products.

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2Be Slim

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Natural Extracts
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Hunger suppressant and carbohydrate craving lowering supplement

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Type: dietary supplement

Daily dose: biphasic formulation - 1 tablet per day and 1 tablet per night

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Summarily the formula is designed to suppress hunger and reduce cravings for carbohydrates. The tablet taken daily contains L-carnitine, which is responsible for increasing lipid metabolism. Guarana and ginger, on the other hand, enhance energy release, which consumes extra calories.
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Ilona Krzak.

Ilona Krzak Master of Pharmacy

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Green tea extract is a source of polyphenols, acts as a diuretic and lowers blood pressure. Coffee extract stimulates metabolism and bowel movements, as well as boosting energy and counteracting feelings of fatigue. A tablet taken at night replenishes minerals. The chromium and cinnamon extract contained in the formula regulate carbohydrate metabolism.

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Allnutrition CLA + L-carnitine + Green Tea

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For active people
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Supplement your daily diet with CLA, L-carnitine and green tea extract

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Type: dietary supplement

Daily dose: one capsule per day

Activities: Conjugated linoleic acid (CLA) indirectly affects weight loss. Some studies suggest that it may help reduceand body fat and increase muscle mass. L-carnitine promotes fatty acid burning and green tea extract is a source of polyphenols and supports metabolism.

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Berberine HCL

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The main ingredient of the preparation is berberine in the form of a standardised extract. It has anti-inflammatory and antioxidant effects and lowers blood lipid levels.

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Type: dietary supplement

Daily dose: 1 capsule daily

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The preparation contains Indian barberry extract - standardised for berberine hydrochloride. This substance exhibits anti-inflammatory, antioxidant, antimicrobial, blood lipid-lowering and hypoglycaemic effects.
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Ilona Krzak Master of Pharmacy

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Unusually large fluctuations in blood glucose and abnormal glucose utilisation are the causes of weight gain. A definite advantage of the preparation is the standardisation of the extract. This way, you know how much of the active substance you are getting. There are also reports that berberine is helpful during the pharmacotherapy of depression.

Find out more about berberine and its properties in Nina Wawryszuk's article: Berberine - action, properties, side effects, dosage

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LipoSlimmer

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A composition of natural plant extracts promotes fat burning, improves digestion and helps suppress appetite.

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Type: dietary supplement

Daily dose: two tablets daily

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Herbal formula - contains Cola nitida seed extract, which exhibits thermogenic effects, accelerates metabolism and suppresses appetite. Similarly, cayenne pepper extract, which contains capsaicin - improves digestion and accelerates thermogenesis.
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Ilona Krzak Master of Pharmacy

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Complete with extracts of Garcinia cambogia, which supports the maintenance of normal glycaemia, as well as holly and green tea, which have antioxidant effects and enhance lipid breakdown. The formula is intended for adults only.

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Natural Elements Milk Thistle with Artichoke and Dandelion

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100% Vegan
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A complex of standardised extracts to support digestion, metabolic processes and weight management.

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Type: dietary supplement

Daily dose: one capsule per day

Activities: Milk thistle extract is a rich source of silymarin, which supports kidney and liver function and helps regulate the body's metabolism. The presence of dandelion extract may supportand weight control by reducing fat absorption, and some studies suggestand that it also improves carbohydrate metabolism. Artichoke extract is a source of cynarin, which has a positive effectand on metabolic processes.

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Calominal Duo

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The product binds carbohydrates and fats and enhances the feeling of satiety.

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Type: medical device

Daily dose: twice daily, two scoops

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When diluted, the preparation forms a suspension that swells in the digestive tract and enhances the feeling of satiety. It also has the ability to bind lipids and carbohydrates, reducing their absorption.
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Ilona Krzak Master of Pharmacy

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Note!

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The binding capacity of other substances is not selective. The same can happen with other nutrients and medicines, which can lead to deficiencies, as well as a reduction in the potency of the medicines used. Therefore, you must maintain a break of at least four hours between the use of Calominal Duo and other medicines.

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Slimperfect

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Natural ingredients help to keep glycaemia in check, lower glucose levels and control body weight.

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Type: dietary supplement

Daily dose: two tablets daily

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A herbal supplement with coenzyme Q10, hyaluronic acid, biotin and collagen protein hydrolysate. The main ingredient in the supplement is gurmar extract (Gymnema sylvestre). It exhibits a glycaemic-regulating effect. By lowering blood sugar concentrations, it reduces cravings for sweets. The bitters contained in bitter orange extract crank up the metabolism and promote fat burning.
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Ilona Krzak.

Ilona Krzak Master of Pharmacy

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Cactus pear will help you regulate your appetite and control your body weight. In addition, it has a positive effect on maintaining normal blood glucose levels. This effect is enhanced by its chromium content. Slimperfect also has a component that improves the appearance of hair, skin and nails, for which biotin, collagen and hyaluronic acid are responsible.

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Obesimed Forte

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Lowers the glycaemic index
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Reduces appetite and hunger between meals. Only for adults who are overweight.

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Type: medical device

Daily dose: 1-2 capsules three times a day (one hour before meals)

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Action: This product is designed for adults who are overweight over 10 kg or have a BMI over 28. The product is based on plant extracts that will help you reduce your appetite and cravings for snacking. In addition, it helps to reduce the glycaemic index of meals, stabilise blood glucose levels, as well as improving insulin sensitivity and helping to lower cholesterol. Important: follow a reduced calorie diet during treatment.

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BioTech USA L-Carnitine + Chrome

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Ideal pre-workout
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The ingredients support natural thermogenesis and help maintain optimal blood glucose levels.

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Type: dietary supplement

Daily dose: 2 capsules daily

Activities: L-carnitine is needed to convert fats into energy, so it is worth taking before training. Chromium supports proper macronutrient metabolism and helps maintain healthy blood glucose levels.

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Apetiblock

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Effervescent tablets help to reduce appetite and curb the desire to snack.

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Type: dietary supplement

Daily dose: two tablets daily

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A dietary supplement in the form of effervescent tablets. In the composition you will find an extract of Garcinia cambogia - Malabar tamarind, which suppresses appetite and helps to keep glycaemia in check.
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Ilona Krzak Master of Pharmacy

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As reported by sources, the active substances contained in this extract:

  • improve glucose metabolism,
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  • reduce visceral fat accumulation,
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  • reduce adipogenesis,
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  • exhibit anti-inflammatory and antioxidant properties,
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  • probably increase serotonin levels in the brain,
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Chromium reduces cravings for sweets, which are often the cause of excessive body weight. The product is intended for adults and contains sweeteners.

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Health Labs Care SlimMe

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Vegan-friendly
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Standardised plant extracts to support weight loss. Gluten-free. Lactose-free.

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Type: dietary supplement

Daily dose: two capsules daily (morning and noon)

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Action: The set of standardised extracts has a primarily thermogenic effect, meaning that it increases the rate of metabolic processes by increasing body temperature. This can mean that, even at a standstill, you burn a little more calories.

Chromium, on the other hand, supports normal metabolism and helps to maintain optimal blood glucose levels. Black peppercorns cleanse and support the liver, and Indian nettle root regulates fat storage.

The following is a product class.

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Liporedium

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A dietary supplement rich in plant extracts that support fat reduction

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Type: dietary supplement

Daily dose: two tablets per day

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An interesting preparation, based on herbal extracts. Contains standardised extracts of Cola nitida, holly of Paraguay - which, thanks to its caffeine content, increases performance, reduces fatigue and cranks up metabolism. Cayenne pepper extract speeds up digestion and improves digestive enzymes and boosts thermogenesis, making the body use the extra calories.
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Ilona Krzak Master of Pharmacy

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Extract of Garcinia cambogia enhances weight loss by regulating glycaemia and reducing visceral fat accumulation. In addition, it has an anti-inflammatory effect and improves lipidogram. There are indications that it also increases serotonin levels in the brain, and as we know - one of the mechanisms of depression is, among other things, a deficiency of this compound. The better you feel when reducing weight, the easier it will be for you to reach your goal and the harder it will be to get discouraged. Chard extract helps to maintain optimal blood glucose levels and has an antioxidant effect.

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Be Slim Fast

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A unique combination of plant extracts supports metabolism, improves bowel function and accelerates fat reduction.

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Type: dietary supplement

Daily dose: 2 tablets daily (half an hour before meals)

Daily dose.

Action: The product is based on natural plant extracts that have a positive effect on weight control. The unique Citroxin™ complex is a combination of grapefruit, guarana and bitter orange extracts, which, among other things, support the metabolism of fats and carbohydrates and improve intestinal function.

Action: The product is based on natural plant extracts which have a positive effect on weight control.

In addition, you will find in the composition extracts from green and black coffee, green tea or nettle and cayenne pepper, which accelerate the reduction of fat tissue, have an antioxidant effect and stimulate the elimination of water from the body.

The product is also suitable for use in the diet.

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Altermedica Turmeric Piperine

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Accelerates metabolism, acts as an antioxidant and supports liver function.

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Type: dietary supplement

Daily dose: two capsules daily

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Preparation composed of turmeric rhizome extract standardised for curcumin and black pepper fruit extract, also standardised. Turmeric fuels the metabolism of carbohydrates and fats and is therefore recommended for metabolic problems - also for the treatment of obesity.
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Ilona Krzak Master of Pharmacy

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Acts as an antioxidant and anti-inflammatory. Effectively protects liver cells and accelerates their regeneration. Black pepper extract as well as curcumin will improve your metabolism by increasing the secretion of digestive juices. Piperine increases the absorption of turmeric.

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A-Z Cinnamon plus acerola

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Natural plant extracts and vitamins improve metabolism and support immunity.

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Type: dietary supplement

Daily dose: two capsules daily

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Vitamin and herbal formula to improve metabolism and immunity. The main ingredient is cinnamon, more specifically the extract from Cinnamomum casia, which has a beneficial effect on the appropriate concentration of glucose in the blood. This is complemented by the addition of vitamins such as rosehip and acerola, which are rich sources of vitamin C and minerals.
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Ilona Krzak.

Ilona Krzak Master of Pharmacy

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OstroVit Fat Burner eXtreme

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A combination of natural substances supports and accelerates the breakdown and burning of body fat.

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Type: dietary supplement

Daily dose: three capsules daily

Activities: Composition of natural extracts of green coffee, ginger root, green tea, black pepper, African mango seed Irvingia gabonensis L. or ginseng, among others. In combination with L-carnitine and L-tyrosine, they accelerate the lipolysis process and help to maintain a healthy body weight. Enough for one month of supplementation.

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Zuccarin

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Standardised white mulberry extract with added chromium reduces carbohydrate absorption and reduces appetite.

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Type: dietary supplement

Daily dose: one tablet twice daily

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Zuccarin contains standardised white mulberry extract. It is designed to reduce the absorption of carbohydrates and starches after eating. This is rounded off with chromium, which influences the metabolism of carbohydrates and reduces appetite for them.
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Ilona Krzak.

Ilona Krzak Master of Pharmacy

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Allnutrition Water Out

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The richness of the plant extracts improves detoxification, fat metabolism and supports digestion.

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Type: dietary supplement

Daily dose: one capsule per day

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Dietary supplement rich in many plant extracts. The formula supports detoxification and fat metabolism. The cranberry content improves the patient's diuresis (urine production and excretion), which has a beneficial effect on the occurrence of swelling, and also provides vitamins, micro- and macroelements. Nettle, together with dandelion, supports digestive processes and enhances the secretion of gastric juices.
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Ilona Krzak Master of Pharmacy

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HUMAVIT Mulberry White

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Helps with problems in insulin production and carbohydrate metabolism.

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Type: dietary supplement

Daily dose: six tablets daily

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White mulberry is a preparation for people with problems with carbohydrate metabolism and insulin production. The formula helps to keep normal blood glucose levels in check, too much fluctuation of which can affect feelings of hunger - especially for sweets.
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Ilona Krzak.

Ilona Krzak Master of Pharmacy

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Watch out!

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Herbal products for weight loss are often contaminated with sibutramine. This is a substance that used to be used in weight loss preparations, but was withdrawn due to its side effects. According to studies, a side effect of its use was severe psychosis.
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Ilona Krzak Master of Pharmacy

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How to choose good weight loss pills?

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First of all, determine the causes of your weight problems. Go to your GP and clinical nutritionist, who will order the necessary tests and make a diagnosis. Only in this way will you be able to select effective solutions - including medication and supplements.

In cases of extreme obesity, prescription medication will be an option, which you will take under the close supervision of your doctor.

If you opt for supplements or OTC medicines, rely on well-known, reputable brands. Strictly controlled manufacturing is crucial for your safety.

If you choose supplements or OTC medicines, rely on reputable brands.

If you want to choose a dietary supplement, it is worth looking into a few things. Ilona Krzak, M.Sc. in pharmacy, recommends paying attention to the following points:

  • composition - the shorter, the better;
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  • standardisation and form of active ingredient - better that it is an extract than a powdered raw material;
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  • additions of vitamins and minerals - should be in well absorbed forms, such as chelates;
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What does it matter if you have, for example, 100 g of magnesium oxide in a supplement with the statement 500% of the daily requirement, if you only absorb a fraction of this amount? In another supplement you will have, for example, 50 g of chelated magnesium, whose bioavailability is 90%, and your body will absorb almost all of it. Choose wisely!
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Ilona Krzak Master of Pharmacy

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What ingredients to look for in weight loss supplements

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Both experts agree on one thing: when choosing a weight loss product, it is best to look for those with the most natural ingredients.

This is a list of recommended substances that should be included in such a product:

  • citrus and guarana extractsand - accelerate caffeine metabolism;
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  • chromium - has appetite suppressing properties and supports carbohydrate metabolism;
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  • green barley (or other sources of fibre) - swells in the stomach and provides a feeling of satiety, thus counteracting overeating and aiding digestion;
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  • cayenne pepper - ideal sources of capsaicinand, which aids digestion and metabolism;
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  • green coffee - regulates glycaemia;
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  • black pepper - increases the secretion of digestive juices;
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  • cinnamon - unfortunately, this one doesn't count in apple pie. There are studiesand suggesting that the active ingredients in cinnamon may affect insulin receptors and GLUT4, improving glucose entry into the cell. One effect of insulin resistance is that cells become insensitive to insulin and prevent glucose from entering cells to be used for energy production.;
  • berberine - improves glycaemia and carbohydrate metabolism;
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  • Malabarum tamarind (Garcinia cambogia) - lowers insulin and leptin levels, and has anti-inflammatory effects, and hydroxycitric acid (HCA) obtainedand from it has properties that accelerate fat metabolism in our bodies, and also inhibits fat synthesis from food;
  • L-carnitine - acceleratesand fat burning and boosts metabolism;
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  • white mulberry - reduces carbohydrate and starch absorption;
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  • glossy cola (Cola nitida) - acts as a thermogenic, accelerates metabolism and suppresses appetite;
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  • raspberry extract - increases norepinephrine activity and improves metabolism;
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  • green tea and yerba mate (holly), caffeine - effectively stimulate, abolish fatigue, stimulate thermogenesis and boost metabolism
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  • stevia/erythritol - low- or no-calorie alternatives to sugar.

What really works for weight loss? Opinion and advice from a nutritionist and pharmacist

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If you want to shed weight, the most important thing will be a calorie deficit. Let's not kid ourselves - the fewer calories you provide, the faster you will lose weight. Action in this area is best started under the guidance of a specialist. But is this the only key to success?

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Besides a deficit, the most important things are consistency and patience, as well as motivation to lose weight and learning healthy eating habits. Losing weight is the first half of success. After that, the most important thing will be to maintain the result achieved. In this case, nutrition education and working on habits will be the most important - no pills will teach you that.
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Julia Skrajda.

Julia SkrajdaDietitian

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clinical nutritionist

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Losing weight is a process in which a strong will, a healthy mind, as well as a good relationship with others and oneself (also with food) will be important - that's why it's advisable to seek the advice of a psychodietitian at the very beginning of your journey.

When it comes to weight loss remedies, the principles are extremely simple.

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The best weight loss remedies will, of course, work best in the form of a drug - you usually need a doctor's prescription for these, as they are potent hormonal or centrally acting substances.
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Ilona Krzak.

Ilona Krzak Master of Pharmacy

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When it comes to supplements, it is worth using those that improve carbohydrate metabolism and reduce blood glucose levels. "Sugar is the scourge of our time, it is everywhere and in everything. We often consume it completely unconsciously, which is why the problem of insulin resistance is on the rise, and it's only a small step away from diabetes," warns Ilona Krzak.

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Eat products rich in fibre and bulking agents. They normalise digestion and intestinal peristalsis and, in addition, give you a feeling of satiety - in this way you will cheat your hunger centre a little and your craving for calorie-laden snacks will decrease.

The following is an example of this.

Do weight-loss pills slim you down?

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When faced with a choice of weight loss remedies, you may be asking yourself, "Are weight loss tablets effective?". Many advertisements and promotional strategies promise miraculous results, but are primarily based on our ignorance.

One thing we need to tell ourselves right away. As always, there are no miracles.

There are no miracles.

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Even the best supplements or medications for weight loss will have no effect without the right amount of exercise and a balanced diet.
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Ilona Krzak.

Ilona Krzak Master of Pharmacy

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This type of products should be considered as a supplement to weight reduction, which must consist primarily of a caloric deficit - only then do we lose weight.
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Julia Skrajda.

Julia SkrajdaDietitian

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Weight loss tablets may be helpful throughout the weight loss process, as long as you take care with your diet and physical activity. However, they should never be the most important part of the process.

"Even if it is herbal and natural, it is important to use it as directed, and it is a good idea to consult a relevant specialist before starting supplementation," advises Julia Skrajda.

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Are weight loss supplements safe?

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Diet supplements based on natural extracts are safe to use. One should always bear in mind the indications of a specialist and the dosage suggested by the manufacturer.

Supplements that are based on natural extracts are safe to use.

The situation is similar with medical devices and medicines. Several dangerous preparations, such as Adipex or Meridia, have been withdrawn from the Polish market in recent years due to their risky side effects.

Healthy living is a good thing.

Healthy eating habits - how to implement them in yourself?

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As we mentioned earlier, both in the process of weight loss and in maintaining your dream weight, it will be crucial to implement the right eating habits in your daily routine.

Each person's story and needs are individual, however, clinical nutritionist, Julia Skrajda has prepared some practical tips that you can apply to yourself practically from now on:

  • Make sure your meals are regular: ideally you should eat every 3-4 hours - this prevents overeating, reduces the urge to snack, regulates digestion, and promotes satiety control;
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  • Drink at least 2 litres of water a day: whatever the season, our body needs this for optimal ventilation and proper functioning of organs and skin. The best dose will be 30 ml of water for every kilogram of body weight. This is also important because the first symptom of drinking too little water - even when maintaining a deficit - is weight retention. Consequently, it may even increase. After all, the body has to obtain it, even when you are not supplying it.
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  • Physical activity: here the rule is simple - any physical activity is better than none. Even if you don't have the time or inclination to exercise for 30-40 minutes every day, start with small changes. For a good start, let it be parking or getting off the tram 2-3 stops before work, taking the stairs instead of the lift, or doing a few squats and jumping jacks while working at your computer. Just get started. And be regular about it.
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Don't push yourself. Approach physical activity with ease and understanding. Consistency? Yes, but not by force! If you feel you can't cope today and want to rest - do it. Be good to yourself and be patient. The most important thing is the way, not just the destination.
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If you want to start your journey towards your dream figure and better wellbeing, embark on it under the guidance of specialists - albeit a clinical nutritionist. Before you start, do the required research so you can choose the best solutions.

Summary

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In brief

Losing weight pills alone will not make you lose weight and achieve the figure of your dreams. Therefore, remember that:

  • Weight loss tablets should only be a support, not the main element during weight reduction.
  • They should also be used as a tool for weight loss.
  • In weight loss, a calorie deficit, a balanced diet and physical activity matched to the individual's needs are the most important factors.
  • There are a number of different ways to lose weight.
  • There are both dietary supplements, medical devices, OTC drugs and prescription drugs available on the market to aid weight loss.
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  • When looking for the best weight loss remedies, choose those with natural extracts like citrus and guarana extract, green tea, berberine, cinnamon, cayenne pepper as their main ingredients.
  • It is a good idea to consult with a nutritionist or general practitioner for any supplementation.
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FAQ

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Now check out what others ask most often!

Illegal weight loss pills - what to look out for?.

In recent years, a number of illegal pills and substances have appeared on the Polish market (mainly online) that are dangerous to health and life. The most dangerous pills and drugs for weight loss are: Adipex Retard, Meridia, DNP and tapeworm egg tablets - all of which have been withdrawn from Poland.

. Which weight loss tablets to take with hypothyroidism and Hashimoto's?.

Both with hypothyroidism and Hashimoto's disease, it will be necessary to consult a clinical nutritionist who, based on the results of the tests and a special history, will determine the best solutions - from a personalised diet to effective supplementation or (if necessary) pharmacotherapy.

. What weight loss tablets can be bought from a pharmacy?.

You can buy a number of weight loss aids from pharmacies in the general public. These will range from dietary supplements, medical devices to prescription drugs. Buying such preparations from a pharmacy is safer than from drugstores or online shops. Always pay attention to the manufacturer, composition and standardisation of ingredients.

. What do you lose the most weight from?.

In weight loss, the most important things are a calorie deficit, a balanced diet, healthy eating habits and physical activity. Weight loss is best started under the guidance of specialists after research has been done. The diet and training plan should be matched to your ability, fitness, health and the goal you want to achieve. The optimal rate of weight loss is about 1-2% of body weight per week.

. Are there any weight loss pills with amphetamines?.

Among the weight loss drugs that have been withdrawn from Poland is Adipex. Its active substance is fentermine, which is one of the amphetamine derivatives. Do not use such specifics - for legal and health reasons.

. What weight-loss pills can I use while breastfeeding?.

For the sake of lactation and baby's development, breastfeeding mums should not use any calorie reduction during the postpartum period (i.e. for about 6 weeks after giving birth). The first 2-3 months after delivery is the time when lactation stabilises, so any diet and physical activity should be consulted with a dietician and physiotherapist.

. What weight loss tablets can I take if I have high blood pressure?.

Preparations with L-carnitine (acceleration of fat metabolism) and CLA are recommended for people with hypertension. It is also worth looking for preparations with hydroxycitric acid, which provides a feeling of satiety.

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