Fat-Burners and Fat-Burning Weight Loss Supplements
When the word “fat burner” is used to describe a diet pill or weight loss supplement, the product may contain an amphetamine-like compound with potentially lethal effects on the central nervous system and heart.
The Truth about “Fat-Burners”
“Fat-burners” or “fat-burning” weight loss supplements do not burn or reduce fat in a healthy way.
They do not help you to lose weight.
They are not a safe or effective method of weight control.
They are likely to cause weight gain not weight loss.
Side-Effects of “Fat-Burners”
- Rapid or irregular heartbeats (heart arrhythmia’s).
- Raised blood pressure.
- Heart attack or stroke.
Over the past 12 years, the FDA has issued several warnings to consumers of diet products and supplements containing these dangerous “fat-burning” compounds.