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5 Things Beginners Must Know Before Taking Diet Pills


It is so easy these days to become overweight. Even an extra few calories can mount up to weight gain over a period of time. It is not difficult to add weight but it is not often easy to lose weight. There really is no quick fix and you will not be able to lose the weight overnight, it is going to be a process. Most of us are aware that a healthy diet and an exercise regime are the best ways for us to maintain a healthy weight but once we have gained weight, exercise becomes more difficult  as we tire more easily, feel sluggish and have lost motivation and for those of us who are considerably overweight, too much exercise can, in fact, be dangerous. Weight gain not only has an effect on our physical health, it causes a myriad of health problems, it also has a significant effect on our mental health too, so it stands to reason that those who are overweight will look for solutions, the easier the better.

Diet pills are often a solution which people choose to investigate as they realise that they may need some extra help and want to lose weight quickly or they may feel that they will not be able to entirely rely on a strict diet regimen.

So what must a beginner know before taking diet pills?

How Diet Pills Work

Diet pills work in one or in a combination of the following ways

  • By suppressing appetite and so the user feels less of an urge to snack or eat regular
  • By helping the user to feel fuller for longer
  • By providing extra nutrition so that the body has the maximum ‘fuel’ available to facilitate the process of weight loss
  • By stepping up the metabolic rate
  • By making it difficult for the body to absorb fat
  • By binding fat to form a complex that allows for natural excretion

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Prescriptions vs Over the Counter

Some diet pills are available only on prescription but there are other herbal pills which can be purchased without a prescription. Read the associated literature carefully and if you are taking other medications, it may be worth speaking to your healthcare provider before purchasing over the counter pills.


Diet pills should be used in combination with a change in your diet and lifestyle. Once you have lost weight, you want to be able to sustain that weight loss and if you combine the combination of diet pills, healthy eating, and exercise, you will have a much better chance of sustaining your target weight.

Read the Label

Not all diet pills are suitable for everyone. For example, if you are pregnant or if you are taking other medications, they may not be suitable for you. Contraindications like that will be included on the label or with the literature. Read the list of ingredients and if you are intolerant or allergic to any of them, it is not the pill for you.

The manufacturer will usually provide testimonial evidence as to their effectiveness. Some pills come with scientific test backing. 


Monitor how you feel, you should not feel unwell when taking the tablets although you may experience some mild symptoms as your body works itself into a more healthful state. Weigh yourself regularly but not daily! and keep a chart of your progress. Remember to make your lifestyle changes too.