8. Weight loss pills are a bad, bad idea
I know, the idea of a magical weight loss pill making your fat dissolve away like a dream is enticing. But, alas, it’s too good to be true (if that wasn’t obvious already).
Here’s an idea of some of the side effects of weight loss pills:
Pulmonary hypertension (potentially fatal)
Increase blood pressure
Increased heart rate
Weight loss pills often promise immediate results. However, they do nothing to change your diet or physical exercise habits, ability to resist temptation, and all the other habits that made your body the weight it is now. So, even if do manage to get past the nasty side effects and get results, you’ll eventually end up back where you started.
To create a real, lasting change, you need to change your fitness and nutrition habits.