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Postby Gypsy Queen » Tue, 04 Sep 2007 11:05 am

Hey there

Does anyone know if you can buy these pills here in Singapore they are 100% herbal and my friends are all using them in the Philippines with 100% success rates so want to see if I can find them here before I resort to having them shipped over!

Let me know! :)
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Postby jim_boy » Wed, 05 Sep 2007 7:17 pm

Hi,

Lately I heard of people having health problems after taking Ballerina pills. These Chinese-made products are not famous in Singapore, despite them being commonly available overseas for a few years already.

Can it be another Slim 10 in the making? My advice is: Better don't try it. The blue colour appearance seems to be related to drugs. Also it's stated as caffeine and ephedra-free. But what about other banned or harmful ingredients?

Also good weight loss is not just the fats beneath our skin. There should be a reduction in our body fat and especially visceral fat, which is the fat amongst our internal organs. If not, once people stop the medication, the extra weight will most definitely come back. And you end up worse than before in the end.

Caution is to be exercised. If you really want to take such pills, at least do a full body fat analysis first to be sure you're losing weight healthily. Any healthy weight loss should be between 0.5kg-2kg per week. Anything more than that will most likely result in kidney damage and harm to our general well-being.

Why do I know all this? I attended training before by a dietitian.

Hope the info above is helpful to those keen to lose weight.

Thanks,
jim boy.

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Postby babyangel » Fri, 07 Sep 2007 3:10 am

Hi Gypsy queen,

What is the name of the pills that you heard is effective for losing weight?

Are the ingredients proven to be safe?

THanks. :)

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Postby Gypsy Queen » Fri, 07 Sep 2007 7:09 pm

Thanks Jim boy for your info, these things always have an element of risk to them I guess. They are said to be 100% herbal on the packaging so I would hope that what the manufacturer is disclosing is indeed the truth?! :?
Babyangel, as stated in my initial post, :) the pills are called ballerina anti obesity pills! None of my friends that have taken them are obese, in fact neither am i! Just people striving for perfection on top of the usual gym workouts! :wink:

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Postby sundaymorningstaple » Fri, 07 Sep 2007 8:22 pm

Cocaine, MaryJ and Heroin are all 100% herbal as well............

They ain't very good for you in the long term, just like diet pills. :roll:

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Postby seasider » Fri, 07 Sep 2007 9:36 pm

I've just looked these up and am surprised to see they're sold by Amazon.

They sound like laxatives to me. Don't get into the habit of taking laxatives - it's a step towards an eating disorder, IMO.

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Postby jim_boy » Sat, 08 Sep 2007 12:07 am

Gypsy Queen wrote:Thanks Jim boy for your info, these things always have an element of risk to them I guess. They are said to be 100% herbal on the packaging so I would hope that what the manufacturer is disclosing is indeed the truth?! :?
Babyangel, as stated in my initial post, :) the pills are called ballerina anti obesity pills! None of my friends that have taken them are obese, in fact neither am i! Just people striving for perfection on top of the usual gym workouts! :wink:


Hi Gypsy Queen,

Since you are just trying to cut a good figure instead of significant weight loss, you should probably maintain good control over your eating habits instead.

A key method to having a curvy shape is to reduce one's body fats and increase on muscle mass. Since you are already doing gym workouts, you should be able to gain some muscle mass if you're doing the correct exercises AND consuming lots of good and easily digestible proteins together with micro nutrients such as high quality antioxidants, vitamins and minerals.

For body fats, it's a more tricky issue. One needs to eat the right stuff to reduce it. Exercising is not enough. Just look at people with nice abs. They do some work-outs for sure, but actually spend most of the time perfecting the 6-pack inside the kitchen!

You can consider the following foods, just to name a few, which are suitable for fat loss due to their unique fat-burning properties:
Carrots, asparagus, celery, tomato, cucumber, spinach, apricot, honeydew, guava, strawberry, etc.

It's great if you can supplement your daily diet with omega-3 fish oil. It has many benefits for the body, including lowering the body's insulin levels, which means greater conversion of fats for energy rather than storage. BUT please select a high-quality fish oil which states in its product literature that it has been tested to be free from toxins. Just ask the shop for info. It's available when you sincerely look for it. :D

You can also consider plant-based supplements containing capsaicin and TG-CLA (a more stable form of conjugated linoleic acid) to ensure better results.

Hope the above is useful to most people.

Cheers,
jim boy.

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Postby zhoumulian » Sat, 08 Sep 2007 10:04 am

JB,

where would one find the plant supplements you mentioned here in Singapore?

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Postby seasider » Sat, 08 Sep 2007 10:19 am

With respect to jim_boy, who I think gives sensible advice (what's your profession - are you a trainer?) nobody should buy and take supplements on the word of an unknown person on a message board.

Read up, educate yourself - buy a well-respected book, or at least double-check information you find on the internet as there is a lot of crap out there.

Don't look for a quick fix - there's no such thing.

Personally, I'm a great believer in Patrick Holford's Optimum Nutrition principles, as introduced to me by my GP who specialises in nutrition. Whatever you decide to do, it has to be for life, not a quick "diet", otherwise you will totally mess up your metabolism. (Trust me, I did this in the uneducated 80s and am suffering for it now!)

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Postby Gypsy Queen » Mon, 10 Sep 2007 12:03 am

Thanks Jim boy for all your info.. can you tell me more of what you had heard where the reasons behind people getting ill from these pills?


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