Beware: Weight loss methods that cause cancer
Vitamins and supplements
There are umpteen number of vitamins and supplements available in market. But if you are not going to choose it wisely and with out an expert advice, you are going to pay for it .
Supplementation with beta-carotene (which your body can convert to vitamin A, as needed) may increase the risk of lung cancer in smokers and people exposed to asbestos.
Unless you’re addressing a confirmed vitamin deficiency, are considering pregnancy or are already pregnant or breastfeeding, you can steer clear of multivitamins and save money without sacrificing your health. The data on vitamins has become abundantly clear: they don’t help, and can cause harm! For example, Vitamin E supplementation has been found to raise the risk of prostate cancer in healthy men, according to a study published last year in the Journal of the American Medical Association. There have been other studies showing side effects from high dose vitamin D, from beta-carotene and vitamin A in smokers and former smokers, and from fish oil supplementation. Save the money and eat real food!
Hormone shot or Hormone therapy!
You might have heard of HCG method for weight loss. HCG methods normally claims about not having side effects!
HCG diet is a diet program for weight loss by following 500 cal diet with daily dose of hcg hormone shot.
It has lots of side effects and not prescribed for anyone.
Weight loss is working by a low calorie diet, not by hormone shot…this hormone on a healthy person can lead to depression and hormonal imbalance and cancer
An HCG injection can aggravate pre-existing ovarian cancer. As a result, it is important to let your physician know if you have had ovarian cancer before you receive an injection of HCG. Another dangerous side effect of HCG injections in women is a condition known as ovarian hyperstimulation syndrome
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