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The “lose-weight” business is booming lately. A lot of people nowadays are being more conscious about their health and their appearance. Diet has been pretty prominent with the advent of different types of diets. The Abs Diet, The South Beach Diet, and the Atkin’s diet are some of the bestsellers when it comes to dieting.

With all the types of diets popping up how come more people are still overweight? Health experts believe that a many people are not paying enough attention to calories. The recommended daily calorie intake according to them may vary from person to person. Health organizations estimate that 1,940 calories are appropriate for women and 2,250 calories for men. Cut the calories drastically low or about 1,200 calories and there will be negative results to one’s body. It will think that it is starved and will make up for the lost calories and depend on the few calories that one consumes.

Ultra low calorie diets advise dieters to consume 500 calories in a day or 3,500 a week to lose weight quickly. This practice may develop harmful conditions to a person’s health. Minor offshoots such as fatigue, upset stomachs, and diarrhea are some of the conditions developed by these low-calorie dieters.

The ideal diet is a combination of the right amounts of carbohydrates, fiber, protein, and fat. One’s eating habits should be analyzed to avoid unnecessary and unwanted weight gain.

Drinking habits is also critical in the increase unwanted weight gain. Experts believe that good old-fashioned water is still the best way to get hydrated. The advantage of sports drink is that they contain electrolytes that one loses when he/she sweats. The bad thing about it however is it contains unnecessary calories. If one develops that habit of drinking sports calories rather than water he/she may easily develop unnecessary weight.

Being fit needs a lot of work and discipline to be accomplished. But there are people who rely in some medication to lose significant amount of weight. For this dilemma specialists developed a number of weight-loss products. There are a number of weight-loss pills or tablets out in the market. These products claim to help people lose weight in one way or another. Some are safe, some are not.

Xenical (Ortislat) is a safe and effective weight-loss pill which is recommended by doctors. This drug is used with a low-calorie diet to help noticeably overweight persons lose significant amounts of weight. Xenical works by blocking some of the fat usually digested by the intestine. It is taken orally, commonly three times a day or about an hour after a meal which contains fat.

It is advised that while under medication of this drug one’s daily intake of fat, protein, and carbohydrates should evenly be spread over three main meals. If there are instances that a meal is missed or contains no fat, skip that Xenical.
Because it may interfere with the absorption of fat-soluble vitamins. Multivitamin supplements containing vitamins A,D,E,K are recommended while under the medication of Xenical. Encouraging effects of Xenical may be noticed within 2-3 days of using this drug. Noticeable weight loss will take longer.

Fatty stool, oily spotting, intestinal gas discharge, bowel movement urgency, poor vowel controls, and headaches may occur while under the medication of Xenical. If these symptoms persist or aggravate consult your doctor immediately. Breastfeeding mothers are advised to consult their doctors before using this drug.

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