Have you been wondering what this new weight loss supplement is
all about that has found its way into every drug store, mass
merchandiser and even book store in the country? What company
could even afford to roll out such a massive product placement
and advertising effort?
The release of the new diet drug
Alli has created a throng of men and women throwing all common
sense and caution to the wind, pursuing the
elusive gratification of instantaneous
without taking personal responsibility by exercising and
watching what they eat.
Alli is a new, over the counter incarnation of the prescription
drug Xenical. It promises users that it will block the
absorption of twenty-five percent of any fat consumed. Combined with a
low-fat, reduced-calorie diet you can lose about fifty percent more
weight than dieting alone according to the pharmaceutical
That is where the problems begin, as the message of "healthy
balanced diet and exercise" seems to fall by the wayside. But
the problems don't end there. Some of the side effects are truly
shocking. The main one is the disgusting and humiliating
prospect of anal leakage in the form of "loose stools and gas
with an oily discharge."
The drug's internet site even tells users they should bring an
extra set of clothes with them to work. Just in case. Can you
imagine? You're in an important meeting or out being active on
the job and you experience "anal leakage". ANAL
LEAKAGE!!! Do you really want to
start wearing diapers at this stage of your life?
The drug manufacturer projects that five to six million
Americans will buy the drug each year. That is a lot of
potential gastrointestinal distress. Next thing you know,
co-workers will be discussing their favorite designer diaper
brands around the water cooler. There are much better solutions for
Better health and normal weight will always be the
result of healthier eating habits mixed with exercise.
The simplest way to get there is by eating the foods that your
body burns the best, according to your nutritional type,
accompanied by physical movement.
Though I definitely do not believe in "magic bullets,"
there is one product I do recommend for those who are
following a healthy lifestyle but still need a little extra help
to control eating and thereby reduce calorie consumption.
That product is hoodia gordonii and it has been shown over a
long period of time to assist with mitigating hunger, which
reduces excess calorie consumption, which then results in real