Types of Diets And Supplements For Obesity


  • Tuğba Gül Dikme Harran University




Obesity, Diet, Dietary Supplements


Obesity is a pandemic disease that poses a serious problem for the entire world population. Preventive and non-pharmacological treatments for obesity include changing dietary habits and increasing physical activity. However, correction of dietary habits alone may be insufficient in the treatment of obesity. Therefore, the use of some dietary supplements in obesity may bring beneficial results. Dietary supplements in obesity management contain numerous components with thermogenic, lipotropic, satiety and other metabolic effects. However, these supplements are not medicines. Therefore, they are not prescribed to treat or cure obesity. There are many options for dietary supplements for the treatment of obesity. Some of the most popular supplements claim to improve nutrition, increase energy, build muscle or burn fat. These supplements with beneficial effects that support the reduction of excess body weight are taken as health aids. These supplements are usually taken orally and contain vitamins, minerals, fibre, caffeine and different herbs/ingredients.


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How to Cite

Gül Dikme, T. (2023). Types of Diets And Supplements For Obesity. MEHES JOURNAL, 1(1), 22–33. https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.10444857



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