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13 Apr 2006

Relislim and Kel6 - Is it dangerous?
I am taking Relislim and Kel6 tabletts daily after breakfast consisting of All Bran Cereal with low-fat milk (No sugar). I dont eat anything again until about 17h00 when I cook an average dinner.

Dinner consists of steamed 2 veggies, mostly grilled meat (sometimes with a sauce), and one starch. (pasta&sauce, boiled potato, rice etc).

I only have pudding on weekends and drink 1-2 glasses of Coke per day, and 1-2 litres of water per day.

I have lost 4.5kg from 15 March - 14 April 2006. Is this healthy? Are the pills dangerous? A colleague lost 25kg in 6 months by just taking the pills and eating mostly only at night.

Regards
Tanya
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DietDoc

01 Jan 0001

Dear Tanya
I am personally opposed to all diet pills if they contain ephedrine, pseudo-epinephrine or synephrine because these components can cause a long list of negative side-effects (dependence, addiction, tremors, insomnia, palpitations, irritability, psychotic reactions, etc). These products have been banned in many countries because of their negative side-effects, which include addiction and dependence. Check on the label of the Relislim tablets to see if they contain one of these potentially dangerous ingredients. If so, be very careful and stop taking these pills ASAP. I also don't think that such a starvation diet is a good thing in the long run and you have been doing this for 4 weeks already. You may develop deficiencies (e.g. calcium, iron, etc). Please also consider using a more balanced 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), which can also help you lose between 0,5 and 1 kg per week. Combine the diet with regular physical activity to assist weight loss.
Take care
DietDoc
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