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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....

Bubba Smith Death Caused by Phentermine Overdose

Bubba Smith Death Caused by Phentermine Overdose

Bubba Smith the star of the Police Academy movies and the first overall pick in the 1967 draft and NFL legend died from acute Phentermine intoxication according to the L.A. County Coroner. Bubba Smith...

BMR Calculator

BMR Calculator

Basal Metabolic Rate is defined as the amount of daily energy expended by humans and animals when they are at rest. This would be equivalent to the number of calories one uses if he...

BMI Calculator

BMI Calculator

Body Mass Index (BMI) is a weight to height ratio often used to figure out what a normal weigh for a person is for his or her particular height. It is used as a...

Thanksgiving Weight Loss Tips

Thanksgiving Weight Loss Tips

The feasting season has officially begun. Now that you have survived the temptations of Halloween, it is time to turn our attention to the common overindulgence of Thanksgiving Day. This day in particular has...

5 Pitfalls of Weight Loss

5 Pitfalls of Weight Loss

Dieting is difficult, and it takes a great deal of self-discipline and will power. Changing our eating habits can be daunting, but doesn’t have to be an impossible feat. Avoiding some of the certain...

Diet Pills Are Not All Bad

Diet Pills Are Not All Bad

Is weight loss always on your mind?  Do you desperately want to lose the pounds and inches?  Diet pills are a great alternative to traditional methods of dieting that you may want to consider....