Not all weight loss programs are good. Some can be strictly dangerous. A lot of people, especially women, would try absolutely anything they hear from absolutely anyone if they are assured that a particular weight loss strategy is effective. They do not even think twice; they just become desperate! However, under all circumstances you must always follow a program that has proven to be effective and that is without any health hazards.
The human body is very delicate. Using wrong products or eating the wrong kinds of foods will always harm some part of the body, whether it be visible or invisible. Today, there are so many products available that are disguised as natural, herbal and healthy products but they in fact contain many harmful materials.
Take the case of diet sodas and diet foods, for instance. Diet sodas were initially introduced in the market under the banner of '1 calorie or lesser' products. A lot of people then went ahead and started consuming them, because the taste was stronger than regular sodas. People also started consuming them thinking that instead of having juices or milk, that are rich in carbohydrates and so have more calories, they would rather consume something that gives them much lesser calories. However, recent studies have shown how harmful diet sodas are. Even if they do contain lesser calories than regular sodas, they contain a lot of chemical byproducts which cause erosion of the skin lining of the intestines. The companies promoting diet sodas were smart; they ensured that by the time awareness grows about the harms these products cause to the human body, there is already a sufficient market demand for them so that no political or social campaigns can shut down their production. The same is the case with diet foods. Not only do these products harm the body in obvious ways, but they also hamper with the mind's ability to think and reason. Recent studies have also shown that the consumption of diet products causes short term memory losses and black outs.
The market is also full of other weight loss products like creams and pills. The consumer is either required to apply the cream on the body part he/she wants to reduce weight on or the consumer is required to take a number of pills per day for successful weight loss. The effects such products have on the human body are significantly more dangerous than the effects of consuming diet foods or sofas. Weight loss pills and creams upset the hormonal make up of the body, and their success rate with regards to weight loss is close to zero. Because they hamper with hormones, they not only disappoint you with no reduction in weight, but they also have the tendency to cause significant side effects, like greater facial hair. Therefore, everyone is strongly advised to stay away from such pills and creams because their effects on the body are very harmful!
Because the market is saturated with unhealthy products and because the human body is a very delicate structure, everyone who wants to lose weight is advised to not blindly follow any product and to check the authenticity of any products they are about to consume. Advertisements have a tendency to ignore the information that is really important so don't follow your gut feeling in these matters. Make sure you go to a dietitian or a nutritionist and discuss your weight loss problems. Start going to a gym and take rigorous training from a coach. But please, stay away from unorthodox products available in the market, till you are absolutely sure of what they entail.