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Popular Weight Loss Supplements

In an attempt to reduce weight, many people go for methods that in most cases have proven to be ineffective. In any case, most of the methods have only proven to be effective in punching holes in your financial let alone leaving you with complex health conditions. There are many benefits associated with the use of weight loss supplement. However, not each one of the available supplements is safe to use. It is always tempting to try out new supplements; it is however advised that you get acquainted with the possible side effects and safety concerns. It is quite unfortunate that most of the side effects are rarely listed on the packaging of the supplements.

Despite the many weight loss supplements, some of which have proven to be ineffective, here are some of the supplement that have been known and proven to offer great results within a considerable amount of time;

Green Tea

It is one of the most popular weight loss supplements together with green coffee. Green tea has been found by researchers to contain substances like the anine. These substances have been found to increase body metabolism and they also act as appetite suppressors. In so doing, green tea helps one in his or her efforts to lose the extra kilos.

Increasing the intake of green tea may result to some weight loss benefits with no associated side effects. However, keep in mind that in order to experience tangible results with regard to weight loss, you have to incorporate healthy eating habits as such efforts will not just contribute to weight loss but also maintaining your weight for a long period. Also remember that too much consumption of green tea could lead to caffeine related complications. Consumption therefore should be kept at moderate levels.

Herbal Supplements

They are essentially natural dietary supplements that have been proven to be one of the effective ways to lose weight. Herbal weight loss supplements include those in the category of appetite suppressant and those that increase body metabolism rate. These supplements are preferred by many people who want to lose weight as they are considered to be natural as they are nothing but derivatives from natural occurring plants or herbs. In as much as they are natural, most of the marketers of these supplements normally make their own reviews and claims based on data which has not been approved by relevant authorities like the Food and Drugs Administration (FDA). Therefore, in choosing a supplement you should be careful as some can be harmful.

Some common herbal weight loss supplements include; bitter orange– normally advertised as an appetite suppressant. Hoodiathis is a plant that is found in the remote areas of Kalahari Desert, South Africa. It is believed that the plant has the capability to decrease one’s appetite with no side effects. However, the problem with this plant is that there is no scientific evidence to support its claimed capabilities.

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Lastly, some of the available weight loss supplements could be containing different ingredients. It is advisable that caution should be taken when using these supplements since the interactions of all these ingredients may lead to serious health complications.

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About Jason Cooper

Jason Cooper is a writer and contributor to Engaged Bloggers. He received a Bachelor's Degree at Egerton University in 2009 and is currently pursuing a writing career. He writes about different topics such as technology, lifestyle, relationships, and other interesting topics.
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