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Hoodia H 57

Hoodia H 57

Hoodia 57 is a part of the Hoodia Gordonii product line.  The makers of Hoodia 57 claim that this diet supplement helps consumers lose weight quickly, feel full faster, stay full longer, suppress appetite,...

Hydroxycut

Hydroxycut

Originally, the weight loss supplement, Hydroxycut contained ephedra, and was thus pulled from the shelves by the Food and Drug Administration (since ephedra has been banned). Since then, this supplement has been reformulated twice....

Proactol

Proactol

Proactol diet supplements claim to be the most popular fat binder on the market. They are said to bind up to twenty-eight percent of dietary fat. This number is based on clinical studies, but...

Hoodia not for Weight Loss

Hoodia not for Weight Loss

Unilever a London based consumer goods company has released the results of a clinical trial that was used when they were testing Hoodia for a potential weight loss supplement. Unilever which was trying to...

Topiramate and Phentermine Still Potentially Dangerous

Topiramate and Phentermine Still Potentially Dangerous

With the FDA reconsidering the diet pill Qnexa which is a combination Topiramate and Phentermine, there are still many unanswered questions that need to be addressed with this diet pill combination. The resubmission comes...

FDA Reconsiders diet Pill Qnexa

FDA Reconsiders diet Pill Qnexa

The FDA is once again reconsidering approval of the trial diet pill Qnexa that it rejected last year over concerns about cognitive disorders, metabolic acidosis, increased heart rate, and birth defects. California-based pharmaceutical company...

Prescription Diet Pills Banned by FDA-Buyer Beware

Prescription Diet Pills Banned by FDA-Buyer Beware

With the recent release of its ban of 20 brands of dietary supplements claiming to be all natural, a more in-depth look into the banned substances once used as weight loss prescription drugs may...

Over the Counter Diet Pills Pulled

Over the Counter Diet Pills Pulled

In October of 2011, the FDA put forth a recall and a warning involving approximately twenty brands of over the counter dietary supplements which are advertised to be natural weight loss aids. Some of...

Teen Obesity and Weight Loss

Teen Obesity and Weight Loss

Poor eating habits, including more fast food consumption and food on the go, have contributed greatly to the fact that teens in our society are becoming overweight or obese. Add to that a more...

Phentermine Intoxication

Phentermine Intoxication

With the passing of actor and NFL legend Bubba Smith due to Phentermine intoxication, it is a reminder that anyone using this drug should do so with extreme caution and under a doctor’s supervision....