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  • Alli Uses
    Alli is used for weight loss in adults over age 18 with a BMI of 27 or greater. This eMedTV Web page examines these uses in detail. It describes how the drug works to aid in weight loss and explains why Alli uses are not appropriate for children.
  • Alli Warnings and Precautions
    Because knowing Alli warnings and precautions beforehand can help ensure a successful treatment process, this eMedTV page provides several of the most common ones. This includes people who should avoid the drug and things to discuss with your doctor.
  • Alli Weight Loss Supplement
    As this eMedTV segment explains, Alli is not a supplement for weight loss; it is actually an FDA-approved, over-the-counter weight loss drug. This article offers information on how to take Alli, describes how it works, and explores its effectiveness.
  • Allie Diet
    Alli is a non-prescription diet pill that works by decreasing fat absorption in the body. This eMedTV segment offers a brief look at the drug and includes a link to more information. Allie diet is a common misspelling and variation of Alli.
  • Ally Diet Pill
    Alli is a weight loss drug that works by preventing the absorption of some of the fat you eat. This eMedTV page provides a brief overview of this medication, with a link to more information. Ally diet pill is a common misspelling and variation of Alli.
  • Almonds
    Working on your abs? Almonds can be your new secret weapon. Packed with protein, "good" fat, fiber, and a variety of vitamins and minerals, these powerful little nuts can help you feel full, build muscle, and stabilize your blood sugar. Studies suggest that almonds may help reduce the secretion of insulin, a hormone that contributes to belly fat. Try the unsalted variety -- for most people, it's easier to avoid eating too many without all that delicious salt. Also, too much salt may cause water retention and bloating, both of which are enemies of great abs.
  • Am I Obese?
    Some people may wonder, "Am I obese?" This portion of the eMedTV library explains when men and women are considered obese, and provides a chart that indicates a person's risk for developing certain medical conditions based on their BMI number.
  • Aphedra
    As this eMedTV article explains, ephedra was banned in the United States because the FDA determined the diet pill was not safe for use. This page further discusses the safety concerns of ephedra. Aphedra is a common misspelling of ephedra.
  • Apple Cidar Vinegar
    This eMedTV page explains that apple cider vinegar supposedly works to treat several health conditions, such as acne and high cholesterol. This page also covers some safety concerns. Apple cidar vinegar is a common misspelling of apple cider vinegar.
  • Apple Cidar Vinegar Side Effects
    As this eMedTV page explains, side effects of apple cider vinegar can occur, such as nausea and stomach upset. Some side effects may need medical attention. Apple cidar vinegar side effects is a common misspelling of apple cider vinegar side effects.
  • Apple Cider Vinager
    Apple cider vinegar is claimed to have several uses, such as weight loss and acne treatment. This eMedTV page provides a brief overview of the supplement and links to more information. Apple cider vinager is a common misspelling of apple cider vinegar.
  • Apple Cider Vinegar
    People may use apple cider vinegar in the hopes of losing weight, lowering cholesterol, or clearing up acne. This eMedTV Web page offers an overview of the product, including information on its safety, effectiveness, and more.
  • Apple Cider Vinegar and Breastfeeding
    This eMedTV page explains that it is not known if apple cider vinegar passes through breast milk or if it causes any harm to nursing infants. This page also discusses what you should know if you are taking apple cider vinegar and breastfeeding.
  • Apple Cider Vinegar and Pregnancy
    Women who are pregnant should probably avoid apple cider vinegar supplements. As this eMedTV page explains, clinical studies have not been done on apple cider vinegar and pregnancy, so it is not known if the supplement is safe for pregnant women.
  • Apple Cider Vinegar Dosage
    This eMedTV page explains that the recommended apple cider vinegar dosage will vary, depending on several factors (such as which product is used). This page outlines some apple cider vinegar dosing guidelines and offers tips on taking the product.
  • Apple Cider Vinegar Drug Interactions
    Apple cider vinegar drug interactions may occur with certain diuretics, insulin, and digoxin. This eMedTV resource describes these interactions in more detail and explains how they may increase blood potassium levels, among other things.
  • Apple Cider Vinegar for Weight Loss
    Does apple cider vinegar help with weight loss? This article from the eMedTV library addresses this question -- including whether the supplement has been studied in properly conducted trials --and includes a link to a more in-depth overview.
  • Apple Cider Vinegar Overdose
    An apple cider vinegar overdose may increase the acid levels in the blood, which could be quite dangerous. This eMedTV segment explains what to do if you think you have taken too much apple cider vinegar and covers possible treatment options.
  • Apple Cider Vinegar Safety
    This eMedTV page outlines several safety concerns to consider before using apple cider vinegar. Warnings and precautions to be aware of include the potential for drug interactions and the safety of using the product when pregnant or breastfeeding.
  • Apple Cider Vinegar Side Effects
    For people taking apple cider vinegar, side effects may include an upset stomach and nausea. This eMedTV segment describes other possible side effects of apple cider vinegar, including those that should be reported to your doctor right away.
  • Apple Cider Vinegar Uses
    Apple cider vinegar uses may include treating acne, obesity, and high blood pressure. However, as this eMedTV resource explains, apple cider vinegar has never been studied to determine its safety and effectiveness for these health conditions.
  • Apple Cider Viniger
    Apple cider vinegar may help with weight loss, acne, and high cholesterol. This eMedTV segment offers a brief description of the product and explains some of the risks of using it. Apple cider viniger is a common misspelling of apple cider vinegar.
  • Are All Calories Created Equal?
    Are all calories created equal? In this eMedTV article, we take an in-depth look at calories. We explain why you may want to pay more attention to what you're eating -- rather than how much you're eating -- when trying to lose weight or keep it off.
  • Are High-Protein, Low-Carb Diets Effective?
    High-protein, low-carb diets are very popular, but do they actually work? This part of the eMedTV site takes an in-depth look at these diets, with info on how they work, risks to be aware of, clinical research on effectiveness, and more.
  • Are There Any Medical Conditions That Prevent People From Losing Weight?
    Some medical conditions can actually prevent a person from losing weight. This segment of the eMedTV library lists a few of the more common ones and explains how they can keep a person from losing weight. This may change once the condition is treated.
  • Asae
    Acai berries are a good source of antioxidants and are commonly found in health foods and supplements. This eMedTV resource further discusses possible benefits and explores the effectiveness of this product. Asae is a common misspelling of acai.
  • Asai
    Acai berry supplements and juices are claimed to be useful for treating or preventing a variety of diseases. This eMedTV page describes these products in more detail and explores their effectiveness. Asai is a common misspelling of acai.
  • Asai Berry
    The acai berry, an antioxidant-rich fruit, is commonly found in supplements and juices. This eMedTV page describes various acai products and explains whether they actually provide health benefits. Asai berry is a common misspelling of acai berry.
  • Ascai
    Acai berries are commonly found in health drinks and supplements. This page on the eMedTV site explains what these products are used for and lists the various compounds and substances found in the fruit. Ascai is a common misspelling of acai.
  • Ascai Berry
    The acai berry is high in antioxidants and claimed to be useful for treating various medical conditions. This eMedTV page covers the alleged benefits and explains if this product is indeed effective. Ascai berry is a common misspelling of acai berry.
  • Avoid Sauces
    Creamy dips, gravies, and salad dressings are just a few things that quickly add up your calorie consumption. Check out alternatives like vinaigrettes and broth-based sauces.
  • Becoming a Vegetarian to Lose Weight
    Thinking about becoming a vegetarian as a way to lose weight? In this eMedTV segment, we tell you what you need to know about following a vegetarian diet, with tips on transitioning in a healthy way, how to improve your chances of weight loss, and more.
  • Belvick
    Available by prescription only, Belviq tablets are taken twice daily to help people lose weight. This eMedTV Web selection contains a brief overview of how this drug works and whether it is effective. Belvick is a common misspelling of Belviq.
  • Belviq
    Belviq is a weight loss drug prescribed to people who are obese or have a weight-related medical problem. This eMedTV Web page features a detailed look at the drug, including how it works, how to achieve effective results, possible side effects, and more.
  • Belviq and Breastfeeding
    Women who are breastfeeding should not use Belviq (lorcaserin), as explained in this eMedTV segment. This article discusses why this is the case and also offers details on why losing weight is generally not recommended while nursing.
  • Belviq and Pregnancy
    This selection from the eMedTV Web site explores the risks of using Belviq (lorcaserin) during pregnancy. It explains why pregnant women should not take this weight loss drug and describes some of the complications that occurred during animal studies.
  • Belviq Dosage
    The standard dosage of Belviq for weight loss is 10 mg taken twice a day. This eMedTV Web selection looks at ways to help achieve effective results, including when to take the tablets and why you should not take more than the prescribed amount.
  • Belviq Drug Interactions
    Certain antidepressants, amphetamines, or other drugs may cause dangerous interactions with Belviq. This eMedTV resource describes the potentially serious consequences these reactions may cause and discusses ways to prevent these problems.
  • Belviq Medication Information
    This eMedTV Web selection explores the prescription weight loss pill Belviq. It includes information on this medication's effectiveness, dosing instructions, and potential side effects. It also includes a link to more details.
  • Belviq Overdose
    The exact effects of a Belviq (lorcaserin) overdose are unknown. However, as discussed in this eMedTV Web page, you should seek medical care immediately if you believe you have taken too much of this drug. A list of possible effects is also included.
  • Belviq Side Effects
    Some people who take Belviq may experience side effects, such as fatigue, diarrhea, or back pain. This eMedTV segment examines the results of extensive clinical trials on this drug, including common and potentially serious problems that may occur.
  • Belviq Uses
    As explained in this eMedTV article, Belviq is used for weight loss in adults age 18 and older. This page examines this diet pill in more detail, with information on specific uses and an explanation on how this weight loss drug is thought to work.
  • Belviq Warnings and Precautions
    Being aware of the warnings and precautions before taking Belviq can prevent dangerous problems, as this eMedTV resource explains. This article discusses the safety issues associated with this drug and describes the complications that can occur.
  • Benefits of Acai
    Acai is believed to be useful for treating cancer, heart disease, and various other conditions. This eMedTV article lists other claimed benefits of acai, explores the effectiveness of the product, and explains whether it should be given to children.
  • Benefits of Chromium Picolinate
    As this eMedTV page explains, there are several chromium picolinate uses, such as helping with weight loss, type 2 diabetes, and depression. This page further discusses these possible benefits of chromium picolinate and explains their effectiveness.
  • More About Benefits of GABA
    GABA is supposedly beneficial for various conditions, such as depression, anxiety, and weight loss. This eMedTV Web page lists other potential benefits of GABA, explores the possible effects of the product, and discusses how this substance works.
  • Benefits of Walking
    By walking 30 minutes a day on most days of the week, you can begin to see several health benefits. This eMedTV article discusses the benefits of walking and offers some tips on starting a walking program, as well as some safety tips to consider.
  • Benefits of Whey Protein
    Preventing food allergies and increasing muscle mass are some of the possible whey protein benefits. This eMedTV Web resource further discusses these possible benefits of this protein, including how it works and information on its effectiveness.
  • Bitter Orange
    Bitter orange is a fruit that is often used in weight-loss pills and other herbal remedies. This eMedTV Web page further covers what bitter orange is used for, describes how it works, and explains what you should know before taking the supplement.
  • Bitter Orange and Breastfeeding
    Bitter orange products have never been studied in breastfeeding women. This eMedTV article contains more information about bitter orange and breastfeeding, and explains what problems may occur in a nursing infant who is exposed to bitter orange.
  • Bitter Orange and Pregnancy
    Currently, it is not known whether bitter orange and pregnancy are a safe combination. As this eMedTV page explains, although bitter orange itself is probably safe for pregnant women, it may not be safe when used in diet pills or herbal supplements.
  • Bitter Orange Dosage
    There is currently no established safe and effective bitter orange dosage. This article from the eMedTV archives discusses bitter orange dosing in more detail and offers tips on choosing and purchasing reliable bitter orange products.
  • Bitter Orange Extract Information
    Whether you eat it or take it in pill or extract form, bitter orange is claimed to have many health effects. This eMedTV Web page talks about using bitter orange for weight loss and other conditions, and includes a link to more information.
  • Bitter Orange Interactions
    If decongestants, MAOIs, or other stimulants are combined with bitter orange, interactions may occur. As this eMedTV page explains, these bitter orange drug interactions could increase your risk of developing dangerous side effects.
  • Bitter Orange Overdose
    Dizziness, vomiting, and insomnia may result from a bitter orange overdose. This section of the eMedTV library lists other possible effects of a bitter orange overdose and describes the steps a doctor may take to treat the overdose.
  • Bitter Orange Safety
    If you have glaucoma, do not take bitter orange without checking with your doctor. This part of the eMedTV site offers other bitter orange safety tips and lists certain medical conditions you should tell your doctor about before starting treatment.
  • Bitter Orange Side Effects
    Potentially serious bitter orange side effects include rapid heart rate, heart palpitations, and seizures. This eMedTV segment lists other serious side effects of bitter orange and also describes minor side effects that may occur with the supplement.
  • Bitter Orange Uses
    Bitter orange is primarily used for weight loss but can also be used to treat other conditions. This eMedTV resource further explains what bitter orange is used for, describes how it works, and discusses the safety of bitter orange uses in children.
  • BMI and You
    BMI and You -- Video for Weight Loss
  • Body Mass Index
    Body mass index is an indirect measure of a person's body fat. This section of the eMedTV library provides an overview of body mass index, including information how the measurement is used to assess risk for weight-related health problems.
  • Body Mass Index Calculator
    A body mass index calculator is a tool for determining BMI without using a formula. This portion of the eMedTV archives includes a calculator for body mass index that can be used to help you determine if you are at a healthy weight.
  • Body Mass Index Chart
    A body mass index chart contains variations of height and weight measurements. As this eMedTV article explains, this makes it easy to determine your level of body fat. This page provides a chart for you to use and explains how to interpret BMI results.
  • Body Mass Index Formula
    As this eMedTV segment explains, the body mass index formula is an equation that can be used to assess a person's level of body fat. This article shows how the formula works and offers examples of how it can be used with the metric or English system.
  • Body Mass Index Information
    This page from the eMedTV site presents some basic information on body mass index, which is a quick way to calculate a person's weight status and consequent risk for health problems related to overweight or obesity. There is also a link to more info.
  • Body Mass Index Table
    You can determine your level of body fat by using the body mass index table provided in this eMedTV segment. You'll also find information to help you interpret the results you derive from using this table.
  • Bontrel
    This selection from the eMedTV Web site explains that Bontril is a prescription weight loss medication. This article also covers general dosing information, possible side effects, and overdose symptoms. Bontrel is a common misspelling of Bontril.
  • Bontril
    Bontril is commonly prescribed to help people lose weight. This eMedTV article provides an overview of Bontril, including information on how the medication works, its various forms, possible side effects, and dosing guidelines.
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