Diet pills are dietary supplements that help reduce weight therefore averting obesity as well as other diseases and disorders related with excess weight. There are several diet pills available in the market, therefore the challenge for anyone wishing to access the supplement is the selection criteria that he/she uses to select a diet pill that works for him/her. Various diet pills work depending on the ingredients used to manufacture them. Appetite suppressants for instance work by lowering re-absorption of serotonin in hypothalamus, this yields the satisfactory feeling that comes after a heavy meal.
Fat blockers act by inhibiting the activity of 'lipase', an enzyme that breaks down fat thereby reducing its uptake. Most of the consumed fat is therefore gestated out of the body undigested. A diet pill that works should also be able to increase the rate of metabolism, since metabolism is one of the major energy spending processes in the body. Attempts are in place to introduce diet pills that block the cannabinoid system leading to reduced appetite.