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  • HCA Uses
    Modern HCA uses are primarily concerned with weight loss, although it was not originally used for that. This eMedTV page explains the substance's original uses and how it may work to help people lose weight. HCA uses in children are also discussed.
  • Hdroxycut
    Hydroxycut is a supplement used for helping with weight loss. This eMedTV page lists possible side effects of Hydroxycut and explains what you should discuss with your doctor before using this product. Hdroxycut is a common misspelling of Hydroxycut.
  • Health Benefits of Acai
    Acai products are claimed to be beneficial for promoting weight loss and enhancing general health. This eMedTV segment explores other possible acai health benefits and describes the various compounds and substances found in the berry.
  • Health Benefits of Acai Juice
    Acai berries are high in antioxidants and are a popular ingredient in various health drinks and supplements. This eMedTV page covers some of the claimed health benefits of acai juice and supplements, and explores the effectiveness of these products.
  • Health Effects of Obesity
    If you are overweight, you may experience problems such as diabetes and heart disease. This eMedTV segment looks at obesity's various health effects and explains how weight loss can prevent or reduce the impact of such conditions.
  • Healthiest Ways to Prepare Veggies
    Whether you love veggies or hate them, there's no denying their importance to a healthy diet. This eMedTV Web page describes the healthiest ways to prepare veggies, comparing which nutrients are lost with boiling, steaming, frying, and freezing.
  • Healthy Ways to Satisfy a Sweet Tooth
    Looking for a healthy way to satisfy your sweet tooth? In this eMedTV page, we tell you what you need to know about why cravings occur, how to overcome with them, and when that's not possible, how to enjoy your favorite treat as an occasional splurge.
  • Helping Your Child Reach a Healthy Weight
    Planning family fun days and other activities can be a great way to start combating childhood obesity. This eMedTV page offers some fun and easy ideas on how to help your child reach a healthy weight and avoid serious problems from being overweight.
  • Herbal Hoodia
    Hoodia is an herbal supplement commonly used as a weight loss aid. This segment from the eMedTV archives explores how this product may help with weight loss and explains whether hoodia supplements are indeed effective for this use.
  • Hidroxycut
    As this eMedTV page explains, Hydroxycut is a non-prescription weight-loss supplement. This eMedTV article offers a brief overview of general precautions and possible side effects of the product. Hidroxycut is a common misspelling of Hydroxycut.
  • History of Obesity Statistics
    As this eMedTV Web page explains, the history of obesity statistics has varied over the years. This page discusses the most recent obesity definitions that identify overweight as a BMI between 25 and 30, and obesity as a BMI greater than 30.
  • Hoddia
    Hoodia is a supplement marketed as a weight loss product. This eMedTV page explores how hoodia may work, covers the effectiveness of this product, and explains what to discuss with your doctor before using it. Hoddia is a common misspelling of hoodia.
  • Hodia
    Hoodia is an herbal supplement that is often used to help with weight loss. This eMedTV article explains how the product works, briefly explores its effectiveness, and links to more detailed information. Hodia is a common misspelling of hoodia.
  • Hoodia
    Hoodia is a weight loss supplement that is available over the counter. This article on the eMedTV Web site explains which products contain it, describes how the herbal supplement works, and discusses its safety and effectiveness.
  • Hoodia and Breastfeeding
    It is generally recommended to avoid taking hoodia if you are breastfeeding. This eMedTV resource contains more detailed information on hoodia and breastfeeding, and explains why breastfeeding is not the best time to be dieting.
  • Hoodia and Pregnancy
    Hoodia and pregnancy are generally considered a bad combination. As this eMedTV page explains, the safety of hoodia has not been verified in published studies. Also, weight-loss pills are not medically necessary during pregnancy.
  • Hoodia Diet Pills
    If you are trying to lose weight, you may have heard of a diet pill called hoodia. This eMedTV article gives an introduction to hoodia, with information on how it is thought to work and whether it is effective. A link to more details is also included.
  • Hoodia Diet Supplement Information
    Hoodia is diet supplement often claimed to be beneficial in helping with weight loss. This eMedTV segment offers more information on hoodia, including details about the product's effectiveness and important warnings and precautions.
  • Hoodia Dosage
    Currently, there is no established safe and effective hoodia dosage. This portion of the eMedTV archives contains other important hoodia dosing information and explains how to find a trusted and reputable manufacturer before buying hoodia products.
  • Hoodia for Weight Loss
    Many people may turn to hoodia for weight loss. As this eMedTV page explains, the active ingredient in the supplement is believed to help suppress the appetite. However, not much evidence is currently available to support its effectiveness.
  • Hoodia Interactions
    Currently, absolutely no information is available about hoodia interactions. As this segment from the eMedTV site explains, interactions are not known at this time because Hoodia has never been studied in combination with other drugs or supplements.
  • Hoodia Overdose
    At this time, it is unknown what to expect from an overdose of hoodia. This article from the eMedTV library explains why researchers do not know what symptoms may result from an overdose with this supplement and discusses the possible treatment options.
  • More About Hoodia Safety
    The effectiveness and safety of hoodia have not been proven in adequate research studies. This eMedTV resource lists existing conditions you should tell your doctor about before taking hoodia, and includes detailed safety information on the supplement.
  • Hoodia Side Affects
    As this eMedTV page explains, hoodia side effects may occur, but since no studies have actually been done to see if hoodia is safe, it is not known what side effects to expect. Hoodia side affects is a common misspelling of hoodia side effects.
  • Hoodia Side Effects
    It is not known what side effects of hoodia are likely or possible. As this page from the eMedTV library explains, side effects are unknown because no large studies have been conducted on the effectiveness and safety of the herbal supplement.
  • Hoodia Uses
    Hoodia is an herbal supplement that is typically used for weight loss. This section of the eMedTV Web site further explores hoodia uses, explains how the supplement works, and discusses the safety and effectiveness of the drug.
  • Houdia
    Hoodia is an over-the-counter supplement claimed to help with weight loss. This eMedTV article explains how hoodia works and explores the effectiveness and potential side effects of this product. Houdia is a common misspelling of hoodia.
  • How Are Weight Loss and Calories Related?
    Weight loss is actually simple: Consume fewer calories than you burn. As this eMedTV page explains, however, the exact number of calories that leads to weight loss varies from person to person. This segment explores this topic in more detail.
  • How Does Adipex Work?
    As this eMedTV Web resource explains, Adipex works to help people lose weight by suppressing the appetite and increasing metabolism. This page further discusses how this drug works, including information on who may benefit from Adipex.
  • How Does Alli Work?
    Have you ever wondered, "How does Alli work?" As this eMedTV page explains, it works by decreasing the absorption of fat from your diet. It binds to lipases (enzymes in the stomach and intestines) and inhibits their activity, decreasing fat absorption.
  • How Does Meridia Work?
    As this eMedTV Web resource explains, Meridia helps people lose weight by making them feel full more quickly. This article further discusses how it works, including Meridia's actions in the brain and information on who may benefit from this drug.
  • How Does Phentermine Work?
    How does phentermine work? As this article from the eMedTV archives explains, this medication works by suppressing the appetite. It may also help increase a person's metabolism. A link to more in-depth information is also provided.
  • How Does Xenical Work?
    You may be wondering how Xenical works. As this eMedTV article explains, Xenical works by decreasing the absorption of fat from your diet. It binds to lipases (enzymes that break down fat into smaller molecules) and inhibits their activity.
  • How Effective Is Stomach-Reduction Surgery?
    In some cases, stomach-reduction surgery is a viable option for people looking to lose weight. This eMedTV page explores this procedure in some detail, explaining when it is often recommended, especially when associated with other medical conditions.
  • How to Exercise
    How To Exercise -- Video for Weight Loss
  • How to Lose Baby Weight Like a Celebrity
    Want to lose baby weight like a celebrity? While a lofty and admirable goal, this eMedTV segment reminds women that celebrities often have access to resources others do not. This page provides realistic tips that will help the baby weight come off.
  • How to Lose Weight
    A weight loss program, diet pills, and surgery are all ways to lose weight. This selection from the eMedTV Web site explores these various methods in more detail and explains how to determine which method is best for your particular situation.
  • How to Pronounce Acai
    Many people may wonder exactly how to pronounce acai. As this segment from the eMedTV Web site explains, the correct pronunciation for the word "ah-sigh-EE" or "ah-sah-EE," with the emphasis on the last syllable.
  • How to Read a Food Label
    Knowing how to read a food label can be your secret weapon for weight loss. Not sure where to start? This eMedTV article will have you reading food labels like a pro in no time. We discuss serving sizes, nutritional info, deceptive wording, and more.
  • Hydroxcut
    Hydroxycut is a weight loss supplement available over the counter. This page from the eMedTV site explains how Hydroxycut may work and lists some of the potential side effects of this product. Hydroxcut is a common misspelling of Hydroxycut.
  • Hydroxicut
    Hydroxycut is a supplement that is used as a weight-loss aid. This eMedTV page offers a brief description of the supplement and explains what to tell your doctor before taking the product. Hydroxicut is a common misspelling of Hydroxycut.
  • Hydroxy-Cut
    Hydroxycut is a weight loss aid that is available without a prescription. This eMedTV resource explores the effectiveness of Hydroxycut products and lists possible side effects of these supplements. Hydroxy-cut is a common misspelling of Hydroxycut.
  • Hydroxycut
    Hydroxycut is a weight-loss supplement that is available without a prescription. This page on the eMedTV Web site explains which products contain Hydroxycut, describes how the supplement is said to work, and discusses its safety and effectiveness.
  • Hydroxycut and Breastfeeding
    It is not known if Hydroxycut is safe for use when breastfeeding. This part of the eMedTV library explains that no research has been done on Hydroxycut and breastfeeding, and it is not known how the ingredients may affect a breastfed infant.
  • Hydroxycut and Pregnancy
    It is generally recommended that women avoid Hydroxycut during pregnancy. This portion of the eMedTV Web site discusses possible risks of Hydroxycut and pregnancy, and explains why pregnancy is not typically a time for dieting.
  • Hydroxycut Diet Pills
    There are several formulations of Hydroxycut, a diet pill that can be bought without a prescription. This eMedTV article gives a brief overview of Hydroxycut and includes a link to more detailed information.
  • Hydroxycut Dosage
    The recommended Hydroxycut dosage varies, depending on which product you use. This part of the eMedTV archives outlines the general Hydroxycut dosing guidelines for each product and offers some suggestions and precautions for taking the supplement.
  • Hydroxycut Drug Interactions
    Hydroxycut drug interactions may occur when the supplement is taken with certain other drugs. This part of the eMedTV site takes an in-depth look at which medicines may interact with Hydroxycut and describes possible problems that can occur.
  • Hydroxycut Overdose
    Signs of a Hydroxycut overdose can include difficulty breathing, seizures, and hallucinations. This eMedTV page lists other symptoms of a Hydroxycut overdose and explains what to do if you think you have taken too much Hydroxycut.
  • Hydroxycut Side Effects
    Due to the lack of adequate research, little is known about Hydroxycut's side effects. However, as this eMedTV article explains, possible side effects may be similar to those of stimulants and may include things such as insomnia.
  • Hydroxycut Uses
    Hydroxycut is a supplement that is typically used for weight loss. This portion of the eMedTV library further explores Hydroxycut uses, including information on how the supplement works and whether it is safe for use in children.
  • Ideal Weight
    Your ideal body weight can be determined by using several factors, such as BMI and waist circumference. This eMedTV Web page describes these factors in more detail and outlines some guidelines for the ideal weight in adults and children.
  • Info About Body Mass Index
    Are you looking for info about body mass index? This eMedTV article explains how body mass index is calculated, its limitations as a screening tool, and why it is easy to use. A link to more detailed information on BMI is also included.
  • Information About Obesity
    If you are looking for information about obesity, this eMedTV article is a great place to start. It gives a brief overview of how many Americans are obese, the effects of obesity on health, and more. Also included is a link to more detailed information.
  • Infuse Your Water
    Try adding your favorite fruit or vegetable -- strawberries, raspberries, lemons, limes, or cucumber -- to your glass of water for a refreshing natural flavor.
  • Ingredients in New Drug Belviq
    As explained in this eMedTV page, Belviq is a fairly new drug prescribed to help people lose weight. This page explains how the ingredients in this weight loss pill help people to eat less and feel full faster. It also offers a link to more details.
  • Is Akavar Safe?
    Is Akavar safe? This segment of the eMedTV archives discusses safety issues surrounding Akavar, provides warnings and precautions to be aware of with the product, and explains what to discuss with your healthcare provider prior to taking it.
  • Is Coconut Oil Good for You?
    Should you believe the hype about coconut oil? This eMedTV article talks about whether coconut oil is actually good for you, with information on how it affects your health compared to olive oil and other types of fat.
  • Is CortiSlim Safe?
    Many people may wonder, "Is CortiSlim safe?" Before using the supplement, as this eMedTV article explains, you should fully understand CortiSlim warnings and precautions. For example, CortiSlim can make glaucoma or heart problems worse.
  • Is Cylaris Safe?
    If you are wondering whether Cylaris is safe, it is a good idea to review the potential risks of the product. This eMedTV page lists common Cylaris warnings and precautions, and explains what to look for when reading the labels on Cylaris bottles.
  • Is GABA Safe?
    This eMedTV Web page discusses why you should check with your doctor before using GABA if you have a chronic medical condition or if you are pregnant or breastfeeding. This article also outlines other important GABA safety warnings and precautions.
  • Is Gluten Making You Sick or Fat?
    If you don't have celiac disease, can avoiding gluten help prevent you from becoming sick or fat? As this eMedTV page explains, avoiding gluten when you don't need to can be detrimental to your health, as well as your wallet. Read on to learn why.
  • Is Guarana Safe?
    No studies have been performed and published on the effectiveness or safety of guarana. This eMedTV article further answers the question "Is guarana safe?" and lists precautions and warnings to be aware of before taking the herbal supplement.
  • Is Hydroxycut Safe?
    Many people may wonder, "Is Hydroxycut safe?" This eMedTV segment explores Hydroxycut safety warnings and precautions, such as what to tell your doctor before taking the product and tips on how to choose a product made by a reputable manufacturer.
  • Is Lipo-6 Safe?
    There are some safety precautions to keep in mind when taking Lipo-6. This eMedTV resource discusses whether Lipo-6 is safe, provides a list of conditions to tell your healthcare provider about prior to taking it, and offers tips on taking it safely.
  • Is Lipovarin Safe?
    Is Lipovarin safe? This page on the eMedTV Web site offers several precautions and warnings to be aware of when taking the herbal supplement, including a list of people who should not take it and things to discuss with your healthcare provider.
  • Is Ma Huang Safe?
    Is ma huang safe? The FDA has determined that ma huang is not safe for anyone. This eMedTV page explains how the FDA has banned the weight loss pill in the United States and describes the side effects of ma huang that caused safety concerns.
  • Is Phentramine Safe?
    This eMedTV Web page highlights important Phentramine warnings and precautions that you should be aware of before using the product. This page also explains who should avoid the supplement and what to consider regarding Phentramine safety.
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