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jenn2159 05-19-2002 07:11 PM

Hydroxycut vs. Xenadrine
 
Which is better for weight loss....Hydroxycut or Xenadrine?

The people at GNC (general nutrition center) told me that Xenadrine was better for weight loss and Hydroxycut was better for body building.

Does anyone have any personal experiences with either of these that you'd like to share?

Thanks!
~Jenn~

amanda21 05-19-2002 10:12 PM

Re: Hydroxycut vs. Xenadrine
 
Hi Jenn

Well I have never took the Xenadrine but I am taking Hydroxicut now and I haft to say it is awesome I love it I have been taking it for about 2 weeks or so now and have already lost 14 pounds!!!! So I cant relate about both but from my own expierence I would recomend the Hydroxicut! Hope this helps you out a little! <IMG SRC="http://www.healthboards.com/ubb/smile.gif"> Let me know what you choose and how things are going!! Best of luck to you! Have a great day <IMG SRC="http://www.healthboards.com/ubb/smile.gif"> <IMG SRC="http://www.healthboards.com/ubb/smile.gif"> <IMG SRC="http://www.healthboards.com/ubb/smile.gif">

Amanda

amanda21 05-19-2002 10:14 PM

Re: Hydroxycut vs. Xenadrine
 
lol guess u can tell i am tired spelled it wrong its hydroxycut....lol....sorry again

jenn2159 05-19-2002 10:30 PM

Re: Hydroxycut vs. Xenadrine
 
Thanks Amanda!
Just wondering....are you doing anything else that helped you lose that 14 pounds? (my ultimate goal is to lose about 30 pounds, but 14 in two weeks would be a wonderful start!)

Or are you just taking the Hydroxycut and exercising?
Thanks for the info!
~Jenn~

amanda21 05-19-2002 11:07 PM

Re: Hydroxycut vs. Xenadrine
 
Hi Jenn,
Well yes I am excersing while taking it not hard excersice cause i had back surgery but mostly walking everday! I am "trying" lol to eat right but other than that theres not much else i am doing...also drink ALOT of water .....hope this helps some more... amanda

hockeymom 05-20-2002 11:49 AM

Re: Hydroxycut vs. Xenadrine
 
Amanda, what kind of food are you eating and could you give me an example of a typical day. I am taking xenadrine EFX and I am on zoloft. Are you taking the Hydroxycut with or without ephedrine. I don't think that they recommend mixing an antidepressant and ephedrine that is why I am trying the EFX. If you have any info on this subject I would appreciate it. Also, did you have any side effects with the hydroxycut? I need to lose 30 pounds and would like to lose 20 of those by the end of July. Tina

kjack 05-20-2002 12:29 PM

Re: Hydroxycut vs. Xenadrine
 
hey Jenn, I have tried both Xenadrine supplements, by far the Xenadrine EFX is better. NO Ephedrine!! I have had no adverse side effects, plus green tea is a great anti-oxidant. Good Luck <IMG SRC="http://www.healthboards.com/ubb/bang.gif"> best to all!! <IMG SRC="http://www.healthboards.com/ubb/wave.gif"> kjack<p>[This message has been edited by kjack (edited 05-20-2002).]

amanda21 05-20-2002 09:33 PM

Re: Hydroxycut vs. Xenadrine
 
Hi hockeymom
Well first of all my sis is on antidepressant and she was told not to take any diet pills while on them...I would ask u please ask ur doctor in regards to that cause I am can't give u any personal advice on that subject.
Yes I do take the Hydroxycut with Ephedrine the only real side effects I have had from it is sometimes (not everday) i get really nervous and shaky after taking them...witch yes I think that has to do with the Ephedrine....I myself am trying to find something else to take with no Ephedrine in it....for instance the Xenadrine..if u could would u let me know how that is working for u and if u have had any side effects from the Ephedrine free Xenadrine?
For a Typical day meals in the morning I usually eat a bowl of Special K with skim milk,( iknow its not the best milk but its good for you) and a piece of toast....For lunch I eat some kind of salad sometimes a regular one sometimes a grilled chicken one and a cup of fruit or yogurt.....For dinner like last night I had a grilled Chicken breast a cup of green beans and a lil bit of squash (i am not so sure how good squash is to eat while on a diet) but thats what my hubby cooked so i ate it..lol....and then for my snacks i have a banana or a few carrots.....well that what i try to eat....not sure how much it will help u but it has done pretty good for me .......Best of luck to you and let me know how ur doing.....Have a great day

Amanda <IMG SRC="http://www.healthboards.com/ubb/smile.gif"> <IMG SRC="http://www.healthboards.com/ubb/smile.gif">

amanda21 05-20-2002 09:42 PM

Re: Hydroxycut vs. Xenadrine
 
Also wanted to say that there is another post by char15c and he has some new kind of pills i have not heard of but they sound ok they say u can loose weight fast so i will see how his progress goes and hockeymom if u would let me know ur progress with the xenadrine that would be appreciated maybe one of these to will do good for me since the hydroxycut makes me nervous i want to try something else !! thanks everyone and GOOD LUCK TO ALL Amanda

hockeymom 05-21-2002 12:57 PM

Re: Hydroxycut vs. Xenadrine
 
Just wanted to let you gals know that so far I really haven't lost anything on the EFX, however, I have not started working out and I am having a hard time cutting out the "bad" foods. I haven't gained any weight so I would say that if I start eating better and exercise that they should work pretty good. Before I started taking zoloft I used to take diet pills that had ephedra in them and they definitely worked but there are definitely side effects: nervousness, sleeplessness, dry mouth. I guess it just depends on the individual. I will tell you that I never had problems with anxiety untill about a year after I started taking the ephedra. I am not positive that it was the cause but it is very possible. I also know that there is a chance of having a stroke while taking ephedra. I seem to be having hormonal problems as well as anxiety so this could just be a coincidence but I would say that it is better to be safe than sorry. If the ephedra wasn't a health risk I don't think that alot of the companies would be coming out with the "ephedra free" products. Tina

cindyy 05-21-2002 08:04 PM

Re: Hydroxycut vs. Xenadrine
 
i've never heard of this Xenadrine. Is it natural? Can you buy it at the drug store, or a food store and does anyone know if you can take it with thyroid medication?Please help!

jenn2159 05-21-2002 09:37 PM

Re: Hydroxycut vs. Xenadrine
 
You can buy Xenadrine at GNC stores and Wal-Mart. Yes, it is all-natural.
~JENN~

mms72 06-06-2002 07:56 PM

Re: Hydroxycut vs. Xenadrine
 
I have been taking Xenadrine efx and not having any results either--i have actually gained a couple pounds--and am not eating any more than before--anyone else have this happen?--i'm really bummed!!! I have had luck on Stacker 2 but i hate the jitters Ehinephrine gives me--i am also trying this new product--Genical--anyone heard of it?

toasty 06-12-2002 10:40 AM

Re: Hydroxycut vs. Xenadrine
 
Amanda-I just started taking Hydroxycut and I was wondering what your height, wt is and how much weight you want to lose, if any? Thanks for all your input above-it really helps alot! Oh-how far are you walking?

CC 06-12-2002 06:28 PM

Re: Hydroxycut vs. Xenadrine
 
I have tried both and I like Hydroxycut so much better. Hydroxycut includes an appetite suppressant unlike Xenadrine. The ingredients are the same with the exception of the appetite suppressant. I have tried the Xenadrine EFX and hated it completely different reaction than the original one with ephedrine. I was on it for about 2 weeks and returned it back to GNC (money back guarantee!! works great when you want to try something new without wasting your money). On Hydroxycut, I dont feel hungry and for the first time in my life, I forget to eat a meal!! That reaction never happened while taking Xenadrine. Im not saying that taking Hydroxycut will allow you to starve yourself but it allows me to be in control when and what I eat (especially at the end of the day). I make better, healthier choices when I am not a nervous wreck wanting to raid the refrigerator. Hope this helps Oh yeah, I have lost 15 pounds in 1 month by using Hydroxycut and during the first month of using Xenadrine (with ephedrine) I lost 5 pounds. When I switched to Xenadrine EFX, I lost 1 pound in 2 weeks to discouraging to keep me going.


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