3 Things You Must Know About Weight Loss Supplements Before You Buy – We’ve all seen the ads for weight loss supplements. The beautiful people – and their beautiful bodies – cavort temptingly across our screens, beckoning us to come play with them and enjoy the results of their daily healthy regimen. I know I’ve gazed at those tight abs, those fantastic bronzed bikini bodies, and been so tempted to just crack out my credit card and buy! So what stops me? Usually, an inability to believe that it could possibly work for me. After long hours of research, however, I have determined what set it apart from the rest and identified three questions that, if answered correctly, can lead you to the best and healthiest solutions out there that will net you the results you truly deserve:
A good supplement that promises fast weight loss will explain the process in some realistic way. Maybe it helps you shed water weight, or is accompanied by special dietary restrictions to help get you started. These products are the best for jump-starting a successful weight loss program, and can be the key to weight-loss success.
After all, while it would be great to believe that everything that every company tells you is the honest truth, a lot of these companies use celebrities that have resources that we “normal people” do not in order to lose weight. While one newly svelte celebrity may have, in fact, taken that supplement and lost 50 pounds over the course of the same period of time, if she also had a personal chef cook all her meals, a personal trainer work out with her 5 hours a day, and a role in a movie on the line to keep her motivated, those are not advantages that the average person will be able to leverage in their weight loss routine. So make sure that the actual weight-loss process is explained in a realistic way (not just that the supplement will help you control your appetite!) before you order six months worth and start popping those pills.
The proof is in the pudding (or lack thereof, in this case!) You should be able to find real people who have succeeded with this product if it works. Demand references, referrals, and true-life testimonials. If a product can back itself up with someone who is not a celebrity, you have a better chance of succeeding with that weight loss supplement as well. You can check out products’ reputations in a variety of places, including on many websites that sell these products. Look for real reviews, which means reviews that do not have affiliate links in them, to determine how well the supplement worked for real people and what else those people did in addition to taking the supplement. This also will give you a chance to explore any health ramifications that might come with taking such a weight loss supplement. For example, you may not be able to take the supplement if you are pregnant or nursing, and many supplements work better for women than men, and vice versa. Also, you should evaluate, to the best of your ability, what your options are if the product does not turn out to be the right product for you. Can you return the unused portion? Is the “free trial” really free, or will you be signing a contract to purchase three year’s worth? And, (this is one of the worst “catches” in my opinion) how does the return process work? One of the products that I researched recently actually had the nerve to offer a 60-day money-back guarantee, but only if the product was unopened upon return! A truly fantastic weight loss supplement will be able to back up its claims that it is among the top weight loss solutions in the business with concrete evidence – and they will not have to sneak in creepy little return caveats like that one, either!
My favorite weight-loss requirement ever was probably “take this pill three times daily and begin an active exercise regimen.” Sounds reasonable, but the website suggested I run 15 miles a day. That’s more than half a marathon! Make sure that the dietary requirements that accompany any weight loss supplement are realistic and that you can actually perform the associated exercise routine. Many healthy supplements make the claim that they are healthy because they do recommend a careful regimen of healthy diet and adequate exercise in addition to taking the weight loss supplement. However, requirements for that healthy diet and exercise that demand that you go into training more similar to that of a professional athlete than a normal person are not realistic, not reasonable, and, perhaps most of all, not honest. After all, if you go from zero exercise to running a half marathon daily, don’t you think you are going to lose weight anyway? The point of all good weight loss solutions is to accentuate weight loss in a realistic way, not kill you via your daily workout in the process!
By carefully evaluating each product before you buy, you will be able to identify the truly fantastic weight loss supplements out there that will lead you to your goals. Just keep in mind, as all smart consumers do, that the top weight loss supplement out there may not be the one with the flashiest models, the hottest celebrity “face,” or the biggest promises. However, that weight loss supplement will be one that can show documented proof, happy buyers, and sleek, satisfied, toned users that come back to the product again and again not for the tanned, good-looking models, but because they have gotten the results that they wanted and deserved. You may have to put in a little research to get there, but you can find the fantastic weight loss supplement that you need that will fit your budget, your lifestyle, and your weight loss goals. It’s out there waiting for you, but you have to be willing to take the time to implement the research process and take a good, hard look at your options. Good luck, and happy “thinning!”