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Skinny Fiber Pills are Not a Miracle Solution for Weight Loss

Losing weight may be as simple as taking a dietary supplement according to Skinny Body Care. Their product, Skinny Fiber Pills, are advertised as an all-natural weight loss solution. Dieters are told to take two of the pills 30 minutes before lunch and dinner with a glass of water. Once the pills are taken, the water-soluble fiber they contain expands, creating a feeling of fullness which causes less food to be consumed at those meals.

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Research has shown that the water-soluble fiber in Skinny Fiber Pills, glucomannan, does create a feeling of fullness when it expands. The expansion happens because the gelling agent absorbs water as it passes through the GI tract. Registered Dietitian Mary Hartley points out that this is not an exclusive trait. “Glucomannan is not the only water-soluble fiber. Other sources include oatmeal, apples, oranges, pears, berries, potatoes, cabbage, Brussels sprouts, cucumbers, celery, carrots, flax seeds, beans, and dried peas,” she said. “Psyllium seeds (Metamucil) are rich in water-soluble fiber and will produce the same results for a fraction of the cost.”

Also on the ingredient list are two natural appetite suppressants, chá de bugre and caralluma. Chá de bugre is a fruit found in the rainforest, and caralluma is an extract from a desert cactus. “These traditional plants are said to reduce hunger, but there is no good research to support those claims. The long-term safety of both is unknown,” Hartley said. She added that pregnant and breast feeding women should avoid use.

Though there may not be clinical research to back up the effectiveness of the Skinny Fiber pills, plenty of user feedback does. Many people are claiming to have lost large amounts of weight by taking the Skinny Fiber pills. Others said that while they felt fuller, it didn’t help them lose that much weight. If you take the Skinny Fiber pills and do lose weight, it is important to remember that there is no such thing as a “miracle pill,” and similar results might be reached by adding more fiber to your diet naturally.

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May 14th, 2013

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Tiffani Stephenson Eubanks

I have been researching Skinny Fiber for the last 9 months and during that time I have talked to literally hundreds of people who have been using Skinny Fiber. There are several people who are taking Skinny Fiber who are diabetic, have high blood pressure among a host of other health issues, they are also all reporting that skinny fiber has helped them get off a lot of their high blood pressure and diabetic medications with their Dr. approval. I also know a few ladies that had PCOS and was told they would never have children and after taking skinny fiber have become pregnant and gave birth to healthy babies, There are also several that stayed on SF while pregnant and nursing with the ok from thier Dr. The best clinical studies are those that have come from REAL people who have been taking Skinny Fiber and to date there have been NO reported negative issues or side effects. the only problems that have been reported are from those that expected an over night miracle and did not give it time to work for them

posted Jul 21st, 2013 5:34 pm


Hello Valencia.. I didn’t experience with any diet pills, even though there are rapid results regarding weight loss. Sometimes these pills may lead to side effects. The functionality of diet pills differ from person to person depends on their body behavior. One weight loss product may work for one person it may not work for other people so we can’t say all diet pills lead to side effects. My advice is to follow diet and workouts. Diet includes natural supplements like Green Tea, Garcinia Cambogia, Negative calorie foods (cucumber, cauliflower, cabbage, carrot, apple, pineapple) and avoid fast foods. All these help you to lose weight in natural way and of course results are very slow but long lasting.

posted Jun 25th, 2013 11:27 am


Hello ryanjack… Still I haven’t gone through any diet pills so I’m not aware of pills. Thank you so much for your concern, definitely I’ll get check by my doctor pertaining my weight loss with diabetic issues. If you have any idea regarding pills, please let me know.
Thank you.

posted May 27th, 2013 8:48 am


Hello Valencia.. Before going to take any diet pills better to consult your doctor once and get cleared all your doubts. As you said that you are in diabetic medication so I am not sure all weight loss pills lead to side effects but should know all the features of a particular product whether it suits for diabetic patients or not before buying.

posted May 21st, 2013 10:52 am


Hi… Nice article, I have a query regarding your pills, by using these skinny fiber pills in how many days can I identify my weight reduction. Is these pills are having any medical interference with other medication because I am in diabetic medication, can I use this pills.

posted May 20th, 2013 4:44 am


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