Dietary Supplements Directory
Some people try dietary supplements to help with weight loss. While some dietary supplements are usually safe when taken as directed, some are not and may harm your health. Find out more about the safety and effectiveness of diet and weight loss pills and other types of supplements.
Supplements and Herbs for Weight Loss
Find out if weight loss supplements are safe and effective, including chitosan, conjugated linoleic acid (CLA), glucomannan, green tea extract, and more.
Prescription Weight Loss Drugs
Pros and cons of 4 prescription weight loss drugs.
Natural Dietary Supplements: Facts Vs. Fad
Just because some dietary supplements are labeled as natural doesn't mean they're safe. Find out more.
How to Evaluate Vitamins and Supplements
How to evaluate the safety and effectiveness of vitamins and supplements.
Quick Weight Loss or Quackery?
Even smart people fall prey to quick weight loss gimmicks. WebMD explains why.
How To Avoid Quick Weight Loss Gimmicks
Even smart people fall prey to quick weight-loss gimmicks, WebMD explains why.
Hoodia: Lots of Hoopla, Little Science
Hoodia gordonii, a succulent plant native to South Africa, is being imported in heaps to slim down hefty Americans.
Can Fad Diets Work?
Many dieters are still trying to find the magic bullet to weight loss. WebMD gets the skinny from experts on the latest quick-fix diets.
Tests to Take Before Supplements
Steven Lamm, MD, discusses tests you should take before starting dietary supplements.
Supplements and Your Diet
Steven Lamm, MD, discusses supplements and your diet.
Supplements for Vegetarian Athletes
Are you an active vegetarian? You're going to need even more knowledge to keep your energy high.
Drugs vs. Supplements
What’s the difference between drug and supplement regulation?
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LA Weight Loss Diet Centers
The LA Weight Loss Centers diet is a center-based plan offering personalized plans, counseling, and the company’s exclusive brand of nutritional supplements, bars, juices, and snacks.
The Truth About HGH for Weight Loss
The quest for a weight loss solution has some people taking human growth hormone (HGH) in pills, powders and injections. But does it really work?
The Truth About Chia
Chia seeds are supposed to help control hunger while they enhance your diet with super-nutrients. But what's the real story?
The Truth About Sensa
Sensa ads are called misleading -- refunds are available for the weight loss product.