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Alli (orlistat) for Obesity: I have used Alli and was very happy. It absolutely will help you lose weight. If you are planning on not adjusting your diet, it is not for you. Since it inhibits fat from being absorbed, fat goes right through you and could definitely be embarrassing (if you know what I mean). If you lower the fat in your diet, it will do wonders and the disgusting side effects will be minimal to non-existent.
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Alli (orlistat): I started Alli only four days ago and have already lost FOUR LBS. I highly recommend reading the books included in the starter pack. Also the calorie/fat gram counter book should become your new best friend. Not only has this product motivated me it has changed my eating. However, I am a mother and a wife and my family is extremely picky, so cooking two different lunches and two different dinners, one being only for me is impossible so I have been only eating a tuna salad sandwich on whole wheat and a bananna for lunch and dinner. Remember everything in the tuna salad must be accounted for.
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Alli (orlistat) for Obesity: I have been taking Alli for approximately 2 weeks now. I weighed in and seemed to have gained weight. I am 5'1 ,158 lbs starting weight. I now weigh 166 lbs. I try to watch what i eat but have a very hard time. this product is recommended for those with excellent self control. i do however know that the product is working as they say it will due to the change in bowel movements.
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Alli (orlistat) for Obesity: If you have no gallbladder, you may want to think twice. You need to read the manufacturers information regarding side effects. Alli helps the body separate "fat" through elimination, and if you have no gallbladder, the bile problem can be miserable.
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Alli (orlistat) for Obesity: Hi! I started using Alli 6 weeks ago today. I have lost an amazing 19 lbs.
I have totally changed my eating habits along with taking Alli.
I have a lot more lbs to go but this is a great start and very motivating! TRY Alli!
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Alli (orlistat) for Obesity: I just started to take Alli. So far I have been feeling great about eating right. Taking ALLI makes you accountable for what you eat. For me the side effects are scary enough to make me eat right. All of the reviews I have read, have made me so excited to lose weight. Thanks everyone
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Alli (orlistat) for Obesity: The key to using Alli is that you must list everything you eat and not exceed the amount of fat per meal. I haven't experienced any side effects and am extremely pleased. I lost 10 pounds before starting the program and hit a plateau, but since using Alli, I've lost 27 more with only 13 pounds to go. When I reach my ideal weight, I'm going to continue the tracking, eventually weaning myself off of Alli, to be able to maintain my weight. I don't expect a quick transition, but love the results. I recommend trying it, but be diligent to follow the instructions for good results.
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Alli (orlistat) for Obesity: Alli is FDA approved medicine for weight loss program. Patients can purchase it from a chemist counter without any prescription. I have tried this medicine personally and got great results.
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Alli (orlistat) for Obesity: I have been taking Alli for 2 weeks and have experienced the good and the bad. I am satisfied with my experience so far. My negative side effects were completely my own fault as I did not watch what I ate one time and regretfully experienced the effects. The positive side is that if you follow the plan and keep the fat under 15 grams you will be fine. I am continuing with Alli.
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Alli (orlistat) for Obesity: I took Alli for 2 months when it first came out last year. I didn't experience any effects because I stuck to the diet. Reading what could happen if I went over my fat grams scared me. I stuck to it and went from a size 18 to 14. I stopped taking Alli and during the winter gained some weight back. I recently decided I was going to go back on it.
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Alli (orlistat) for Obesity: I have been taking Alli for about 3 weeks now. I didn't have any side effects, but then again I had been eating foods with very little fat in it. I wanted to put Alli to the test so I ate some lasagna, which has a lot of fat content. After I ate that my bowl movements did contain a bunch of oil. So does it work - absolutely.
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Alli (orlistat) for Obesity: I also have had very positive results with Alli. I was only slightly overweight and now can say I am just a few pounds away from not being in that category any more. I read the insturctions in the starter kit very carefully and planned a good meal plan. I have not had any horror stories about the "treatment affects", but then again, I watch what I eat.
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Alli (orlistat) for Obesity: I have tried diet after diet I was weighing a size 20 within 2 1/2 months I am proud to day I am in a size 14!!!! I have been an example for those same individuals who had negative thoughts about ALLI now their running to the stores to purchase it as well. I must say I had to do my part as well I now know how to eat and what to eat, although, should I have a craving I eat a very small portion to satisfy me that's it!
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