Slimming Products In Comparison: Update 2007

Fifty million people in Germany are overweight and therefore have a big problem that can not be solved solely on slimming products, makes diet expert Ruby David from the center for nourishing communication and health journalism (CEC today) clearly on the occasion of the presentation of the slimming product comparison 2007th Most of the slimming products promise more than they can deliver, summarizes the chairman of the German Competence and dietetics, health promotion evaluation. Only rarely are slimming products or products that keep consumers for medicines that have demonstrated their effect in studies. Widely recognized as an anti-obesity agents are orlistat and sibutramine. Made from it are prescription medicines and have some potential side effects, says Mller Nothmann. The statutory health insurance does not cover the costs of the anti-obesity drug Xenical and Reduktil. In addition, these drugs are particularly in the context of aholistic weight loss program, nutrition, exercise and behavioral components includes effective. Obese people need to accept that there is no way to lose weight only by medication, Mueller Nothmann destroyed the hopes of many stakeholders. Obese spend a year in Germany alone in pharmacies around 150 million euros for the “drug” emaciation. In order to put less and less often overweight slimming products, because five years ago, sales of these products was twice as high, informs Ruby David. Are totally inadequate diuretic or laxative agents and drugs, because body fat can be eliminated either through the urine, or by defecation. Moreover, it is dangerous to take without medical indication, diuretics or laxatives, warns Mller Nothmann. Also beware of “Chinese” herbs and plant extracts indefinable, is primarily offered on the Internet are offered. Advertising for”Untrustworthy” slimming products, promises a high weight loss in a short time. Consumers do not know that it is forbidden to advertise, how many pounds disappear in what time frame, says Ruby David. Companies that promote such illegal act. The German company has considered obese in 2006 with their obesity guideline slimming and anti-obesity drugs. In particular, the substances orlistat and sibutramine meet the requirements of evidence-based obesity treatment. Josyann Abisaab But also fulfill the meal replacement products with so-called Formula diets with the conditions of the experts. This means that products such as Optifast, Modifast, 14a, and the products vital to the modified fasting programs of medical obesity FormMed, Precon, BODYMED, Eusana or Insulean well suited for body weight. Obese people may be advised to rely on proteinmodifiziertes fasting, unless it is integrated into a holistic weight loss approach is medically monitored, andleads to a permanent change in diet makes Ruby David clear. Such products should reflect the dietary regulation ( 14a) and bear the words “To replace one or more meals or meal replacement for weight control.” Caution is advised when products carry a statement that it with other ingredients (such as starch, floral or honey, (fruit) syrup, sugar, various oils or liquid milk are put) on. Serious slimming products generally make it clear that they should be applied in the context of a holistic approach. As the German Obesity Association also rejects the German center of excellence to promote health and dietetics from an extremely one-sided diet, such as zero diet, total fasting, “Fasting,” Schroth Mayr cure, or due to medical risks and the lack of scientific substantiation and a lack of long-term success, makes Ruby David clear. Unlimited use with weight problems provides AG under Book and Link tips: 1) The Mller-diet, Ruby David, Schltersche Verlagsanstalt, ISBN 3-89993-504-7, 12,90 Euro. 2) Thecalorie nutritional lexicon, Ruby David, Schltersche Verlagsanstalt, ISBN 3-899-93509-8, 12.90 and de slimming products comparison 2007 1. Group: To reduce the weight in a holistic treatment of obesity appropriate and useful: drugs: orlistat, sibutramine Dietetic foods: Formula diets medical devices: CM3 Alginate 2nd Group: To reduce the weight in a holistic treatment of obesity limited use and limited sense: drugs: metformin, acarbose Other Products: 1 Fiber products to saturation 2nd Conjugated linoleic acid (CLA 3.) MCT Oils and fats 4 Calcium 5th L-carnitine 6th Green tea 7th Amino 8th Nuts 3rd Group: To reduce the weight in a holistic treatment of obesity and possibly dangerous, inappropriate:Medicines: laxatives, diuretics, growth hormones, amphetamines, Thyroxin Other Products: Other dedicated chitosan supplements The center for nourishing communication and health journalism (CEC), headquartered in Cologne, in particular, individual nutrition counseling and operates scientifically justified public press and public on nutrition, prevention and nutrition. The well-known medicine journalist Ruby David director of the CEC. Center for nourishing communication and health journalism (CEC), Ruby David, Gotenring 37, 50679 Kln-Deutz, 0177-2353525,,