Weight Loss Supplements—Are They Worth the Cost and Potential Risks?

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'What is often left out of the conversation is that the vast majority of complaints and/or hazards associated with supplements are limited to a narrow range of products, primarily in the categories of weight loss, muscle-building, high energy products, and some sexual enhancement products.

Supplements that end up being deemed hazardous are also typically "spiked" with some form of pharmaceutical drug or synthetic ingredient, as was the case above. With very few exceptions, it's not the natural vitamin or herb in itself that is shown to be dangerous.'


'My personal stance is that weight loss supplements are incongruous with a healthy lifestyle.' 


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