Ask an expert
Question

07 Jul 2005

different products for weight loss
i am just enquiring abt 3 specific products that i would like to use to lose weight. i just need some advice regarding the effectiveness of these products. two are Ultima products, one is Fat-away (chitosan, guarana, citrimax, taurine, licithin + B vitamin etc). the other is Metabolift (ginseng, zingiber, apple cider vinegar, guaran, spirulin +vitamin, herb blend etc).
the above 2 should be used together. the other product is Annique lifestyle shake which is a meal replacement shake. please can you advise on the feasibility of the above products. also, please can you provide advice on what products so far has proven results from your experience. any further advice will be appreciated.
Answer 610 views
Expert
DietDoc
DietDoc

01 Jan 0001

Dear Pam
I am personally not in favour of slimming pills, potions and shakes. Click on 'Diet' and 'Weight loss' and 'Diet Detective' and check the ingredients against those listed in the article on 'Slimming Pills & Drops - Slimming Pill Ingredients, Positive & Negative Effects' to see what potential side-effects they may have and if any of the ingredients could help you lose weight. The shake is probably not harmful and you can use it if you don't find it monotonous in the long run. To lose weight safely you need to basically change your lifestyle. Reduce your energy intake by eating an energy-reduced, low-fat, high-fibre diet (click on 'Diet' at the top of this page, 'Weight loss' , ‘The right approach' and then on 'Slimming Diet' for a copy of such a diet), and increasing your energy output by doing regular exercise (running, jogging, skipping, cycling, swimming, join a gym or Walk for Life).
Best regards
DietDoc
The information provided does not constitute a diagnosis of your condition. You should consult a medical practitioner or other appropriate health care professional for a physical examination, diagnosis and formal advice. Health24 and the expert accept no responsibility or liability for any damage or personal harm you may suffer resulting from making use of this content.