Water Pills Good or Bad? Effective or Dangerous for Weight Loss?

Are water pills good or bad? Water pills or diuretics are both good AND bad! They are good if you use them in the manner they are intended to be used. Water pills are bad if you use them to lose weight because they are never intended to be a diet pill you can pop to your mouth and magically transform you into a svelte Nicole Kidman.

So when is the use of water pills or diuretics advisable? You have to consult your doctor regarding this matter but, in general, they are used to treat high blood pressure, glaucoma, edema, congestive heart failure (CHF), and some kinds of kidney and liver disease.

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Waist Training Dangers: Does it Really Work for Weight Loss?

Does Waist Training Work? Did Kim Kardashian really loss seven pounds by waist training? If so, how did she do it? How does wearing a tight cincher make you lose weight? It’s highly doubtful that simply wearing an apparel that tightens your midsection would translate to weight loss. Weight loss does not work like that. There ain’t any easy or instant solution to getting thin. You gotta workout if you wanna shed the pounds.

Don’t believe us? Here’s what medical professionals are saying about waist training dangers and the ineffectiveness of waist cinchers.

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Belviq For Kids: Safe and Effective or Harmful and Ineffective?

Belviq For Kids: Safe and Effective or Harmful and Ineffective? In 2012, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved Belviq (lorcaserin hydrochloride) as a drug to treat obesity. Is it safe and effective for children? Or should it not be used on kids because it could be harmful and dangerous for them?

To date, the safety and effectiveness of Belviq has only been tested for adults 18 years old and above. This means that since it has not been tested on children you should NOT USE THE DRUG TO TREAT CHILDHOOD OBESITY.

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Diet Pill for Children and Teens: Is Xenical Good or Bad?

Diet Pill for Kids? Do you know that there is a diet pill for children and teens? When we first learned about this our immediate reaction went like, “Oh come on now silly people, kids should not be popping diet pills! What they should be doing if they want to lose weight is to exercise, exercise, exercise and to eat healthy food! They have fast metabolism, what do they need diet pills for?”

That’s our kneejerk reaction. But upon further reflection we went, “Hmmmm. Maybe we should give this the benefit of the doubt? Maybe there are instances where a teenager or a kid really needs diet pills and that they are apt for his/her condition?”

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Oprah’s Yo-Yo Weight, BMI Misclassification, & Fat-Muscle Ratio

Did relying on BMI measurements cause Oprah to fall victim to yo-yo dieting? Perhaps — if we’re to follow the findings of a new study published April 3 in the journal PLoS One. Best known for her blockbuster talk show, African-American billionaire Oprah Winfrey has been called “arguably the world’s most powerful woman” by CNN and Time.com.

For a time the world’s only black billionaire, she’s also definitely one of the most influential persons of the 20th century. Her story of triumph against overwhelming odds — born into poverty in rural Mississippi to a teenage single mother, raised in an inner-city Milwaukee neighborhood, raped at age nine, getting pregnant at 14 and having her son die in infancy, but going on into wealth and fame — will continue to inspire thousands of people across the world.

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Healthiest Way to Loss Weight: Switch From Soda to Water?

Switch from soda to water and lose weight. When you’re overweight, you’ve often fallen into a habit of eating fatty and sugary foods that are bad for you and only help you put on pounds. Often, you really need to overhaul your diet, but that prospect can be daunting.

For starters, why not swap a couple of your sodas or sugary drinks for water?

It’s only logical. After all, drinking soda means loading sugary calories: One 12-ounce can of soda typically has nine teaspoons of sugar and 140 calories.

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