How does the alli weight loss programme work

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How does the alli weight loss programme work?

Adding alli to a reduced calorie, lower-fat diet can help you boost your weight loss by 50%. To make the most of the alli programme and to help you achieve your weight loss goals, you'll need to follow a reduced calorie, lower-fat diet.

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Adding alli to a reduced calorie, lower-fat diet can help you boost your weight loss by 50%. For every 2 lb you lose through healthy eating, alli can help you lose 1 lb more. To make the most of the way the alli programme works and to help you achieve your weight loss goals, you'll need to follow a reduced calorie, lower-fat diet and become more active.


How does alli work?

If you want to lose weight, it’s important to understand how body fat accumulates in the first place. When you eat more calories than your body needs, your body will store the extra ones as body fat, making you put on weight. The alli programme is an effective answer to help you lose the weight sensibly, giving you lots of help at every stage.

  • adding alli to a reduced calorie, lower-fat diet can help you boost your weight loss by 50%.
  • For every 2 lb you lose through healthy eating, alli can help you lose 1 lb more.
  • alli works in a unique way by attaching itself to some of the body’s enzymes  that break down fat. This prevents some of the fat you eat from being digested and absorbed.
  • The unabsorbed fat passes naturally out of the body in your stools without contributing to weight gain.·
  • Unlike stimulants or appetite suppressants, alli is formulated to work only in your digestive system and not to affect your heart rate, your brain or cause sleeplessness.

  • To make the most of the way the alli programme works and to help you achieve your weight loss goals, you’ll need to follow a reduced calorie, lower-fat diet and become more active.

     

    How to take alli

    Take one alli capsule or tablet, three times a day at mealtimes – before, during or up to one hour after each meal.

    Take with water and do not take more than three a day.

    alli works on the fat in your meals, so if you miss a meal or the meal doesn’t contain fat, don’t take alli.

    You should also take a multivitamin every day at bedtime to ensure adequate absorption of vitamins A, D, E and K.

     

    Simple but important adjustments

    You needn’t cut fat out of your diet entirely when you’re on the alli programme as fat is an essential part of a balanced diet. In fact, the right amount of fat helps the body absorb vitamins and perform other essential functions. However, for the best chance of getting the weight loss results you want, you need to make some simple adjustments to your eating habits so you follow a reduced calorie, lower-fat diet.

    You’ll need to aim for reduced calorie, lower-fat meals of around 15g* of fat per meal. Keeping to this limit will help you avoid diet-related treatment effects that may occur because of the way alli works. Find out more about diet-related treatment effects.

    *Based on a diet of 1400 calories per day.  You calculate your individual calorie and fat targets based on the information provided in the alli pack or at http://www.alli.co.uk

     

    Move your body

    When you consume fewer calories your body has to use its fat stores for energy and as it does that, you lose weight. When you exercise, you can encourage your body to burn fat stores more often, thereby increasing your weight loss.

    Being more active on a regular basis is good for your general health and can encourage your body to burn fat stores more often, thereby increasing your weight loss. Try to get more active because it can also help you stop putting the weight back on.

    Don’t worry if you’re not the sporty type, we’ve got lots of ideas for getting more active. See My Tools on www.alli.co.uk.

    alli is a weight loss aid containing orlistat (27mg or 60mg). Follow a reduced calorie, lower-fat diet. For overweight adults with a BMI of 28 or over. Always read the label.


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