September 2011 Issue

Slim Support for Supplements

Americans are an impatient bunch. We prefer a quick fix over a slow solution to our problems. And when it comes to weight loss, it’s no different. Rather than endure lifestyle changes that involve sacrifice and waiting for results, many of us would rather pop a weight loss supplement pill or endure painful injections if it means quicker, faster, better. And there’s certainly no shortage of weight loss supplements—many of which are aggressively marketed—including CLA (Conjugated Linoleic Acid,) L-carnitine, guarana seed powder, bena extract, konjac extract, polyglucosamine, cabbage powder, pyruvate, xanthigen, chitosan, EGCG, whey protein and hCG.

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