The Weight Loss Black List; Twelve Dangerous Weight Loss Ingredients

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Ace Medical Weight Loss Center releases a list of twelve potentially harmful weight loss ingredients.

Complete SlimPlate System, a 13 piece portion control kit.

Complete SlimPlate System, a 13 piece portion control kit.

Internet has made it so easy for some bad elements to sell these banned drugs to unsuspecting consumers.

With the rise in obesity, the most common question doctors face daily in their practice is about weight loss. Will this pill or potion or powder or syrup help with weight loss? Here is the answer from doctors at Ace Medical Weight Loss Center, a medical practice dedicated to fight obesity.

“Before looking for what to do for weight loss, one must know what not to do or take for weight loss,” says Dr. Sandeep Grewal, a physician and weight loss expert. Dr. Myo Nwe and Dr. Sandeep Grewal spearhead the fight against obesity from their clinic in Rock Hill, South Carolina.

They warn about twelve dangerous ingredients in weight loss supplements and in pills and potions available on the shelves of the drug stores or on the internet.

“Many of these weight loss medicines or ingredients are over the counter, but that does not make them safe,” says Dr. Myo Nwe. She continues to explain that many of the drugs available for weight loss are actually banned in the United States and other countries. The Internet has made it so easy for bad people to sell these banned drugs to unsuspecting consumers.

Weight loss ingredients to avoid:
1.     Syrup of ipecac
2.     Laxatives
3.     HCG: Human Chorionic Gonadotropin
4.     2,4 DiNitrophenol
5.     Guar Guar Gum
6.     Phenylpropanolamine
7.     Ma Huang/Ephedra
8.     Caffeine
9.     Clenbuterol
10. Fenfluramine
11. Thyroid Hormone
12. Cannabinoid Antagonists

Many times, the use of these substances without doctor’s supervision can be very harmful. For example, even caffeine in excess can seriously harm people with things such as irregular heart rhythm, electrolyte imbalance, etc. And many of these substances have not shown much benefit in losing weight.

So what is the right thing to do for weight loss? A non-ingestible method such as SlimPlate System is the safest way to go for weight loss.

Dr. Sandeep Grewal and Dr. Myo Nwe are the founders of Ace Medical Weight Loss Center, the inventors of the SlimPlate System and its related mobile apps. Dr. Nwe is a diplomate of the American Board of Obesity Medicine and Internal Medicine. Dr. Grewal a diplomate of the American Board of Internal Medicine. He has been named one of Charlotte Business Journal’s “Forty Under 40”, received the magazine’s 2012 “Innovation in Health Care” award and Vitals “Top 10 Doctor” 2013 award. They both have appeared in several radio and television shows including PBS.

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