Herbalife is a well-established supplements company, founded back in 1980. Today it operates worldwide and has millions of people working as independent distributors for the company. There has been criticism of Herbalife – some people regard this company as nothing more than a pyramid scam. Cell-U-Loss is their water pill product, which is designed to make you urinate more frequently to help remove toxins from your body and also lose weight. Whilst it does have a somewhat diuretic effect, it will not aid in weight loss. To be honest, we can’t see why you’d ever need to take this pill anyway.
Will this supplement help you lose weight or improve your skin as claimed? We take an in-depth look at Herbalife Cell U Loss to find out.
Herbalife Cell U Loss is essentially a water pill with the sole function of making you urinate more. Some people believe that this function will remove toxins, improve skin and help weight loss but there is no evidence that it will. In fact, unless you need to take a water pill for medical reasons, there is zero reason to take a water pill at all. Herbalife Cell U Loss is more likely to cause side effects than positive benefits.
Herbalife Cell U Loss may cause you to become dehydrated. Signs of dehydration include thirst and dryness, fatigue, dizziness, heart palpitations, confusion, fainting, inability to sweat or urinate, weight loss, fever, electrolytes imbalance, itchiness, and allergic reaction.
Herbalife Cell U Loss is expensive; especially when you consider that there is no real reason to take this supplement. If you buy it via Amazon USA prices are around $25.00 depending on the seller. This is for one month’s supply of 90 capsules.
Herbalife Cell U Loss is a confusing looking supplement and in truth it is hard to work out just what it is supposed to do! The advertising states it will support healthy elimination of water so this makes the supplement look like a form of detox. Some people feel that they carry too much water which can lead to bloating so it seems that this supplement will remedy this particular problem.
Herbalife Cell U Loss contains some herbal ingredients that are known as diuretics – in other words make you pee. These include dandelion extract – a garden weed that in the UK is often called “Wet the Bed” because of this effect. However the principal ingredient is Corn Silk – the fibres at the top of the ears of corn. This is used for urinary tract problems and issues concerning the bladder and bed wetting but is better known in China as a medicinal herb than it is in the West.
Diuretics make the kidneys work to make urine more frequently and this can lead to the loss of vital body salts (electrolytes). That said, Herbal Cell U Loss contains additional minerals to compensate for this.
Take three times daily, with meals.
We assumed that all Herbalife supplements were manufactured in the USA. This is not so. Cell U Loss is made in China for the Herbalife company so although it probably conforms to good manufacturing practice, this point is not stated. This is slightly worrying considering some of the dangerous and dreadful supplements that originate from China.
Herbalife is a very well-known multi-level marketing company with a vast product range sold via a vast network of Herbalife distributors The Herbalife distributors are the backbone of the company and both market the products and sign up new salespeople to their particular “down line”. Anyone can join Herbalife. It is touted as a business opportunity and a way of making extra income and many Herbalife distributors are extremely committed to the company.
However there have been real concerns about the business model and the Federal Trade Commission has been investigating Herbalife for the past two years on charges that it is in fact a pyramid scam. This is in when only way to make any money is to sign people up as sellers rather than selling products.
To find out more about Herbalife see our previous investigation
There is very little information about this supplement. Some of the advertising claims it is good for the appearance of your skin,
Support the appearance of healthy skin with our reformulated natural blend of herbs – which includes corn silk, dandelion, parsley and asparagus – traditionally used to support healthy elimination of water.
The Herbalife product information states that the added,
Minerals help maintain electrolyte balance and a healthy pH level.
The supplement is described as a detox,
Supports your body’s natural detoxification through the kidneys, and healthy activity of the urinary tract.
In addition, the supplement contains “a natural blend of herbs – which includes corn silk, dandelion, parsley and asparagus – traditionally used to support healthy elimination of water.”
There is no explanation or sense to any of this. There is zero clinical evidence that talking diuretics is good for health. It is complete nonsense.
No, Herbalife Cell U Loss will not help improve your skin, your health, or your weight loss.
Obviously if you adopt a healthier lifestyle – sometimes also referred to as a detox, and give up processed foods, alcohol and late nights, your skin will improve and you will probably lose weight too but taking this water pill will not have the same effect. We should be drinking more water for our health rather than taking a pill to remove body fluids.
In addition, this supplement just seems totally pointless. Taking a supplement to lose water weight does not help you lose fat just water. In addition it can cause you to become dehydrated.
The only real way to avoid dehydration as a side effect is to drink additional water to compensate. So you may just as well avoid this supplement in the first place and continue drinking water as normal.
Sometimes it is necessary to take diuretics. But if you have a medical problem that requires you to take water pills you should see your doctor for some proper medication not turn to an over-the-counter supplement.
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Serving size is equal to one capsule.
This product is a diuretic and could cause dehydration, alongside other unpleasant side effects:
Not suitable for individuals under 18.
Avoid if you are pregnant or breast-feeding.
Consult a healthcare professional if you are already taking prescription medication.
There are many reviews available online and the range of opinion is wide. A few examples below:
Herbaife’s Cell-U-Loss is one of my favourite Herbalife products. It’s natural blend of herbs helps get rid of excess water that you may be retaining in your body and it also improves the health of your skin. I’ve experienced both since I started using this supplement.
I am trying this for the first time every other day. It seems to help me release water and I feel less bloated.
This is a great product it helps you to lose weight and keep it off and smooth skin.
Waste of money does not work. Took as instructed but still does not work, again waste of money!
They do not work unless you take all of Herbalife… You cannot take them alone they won’t work… It’s also a hassle because you have to take three a day every time before you eat and its annoying especially because it didn’t make me lose any weight…
Herbalife does not offer money-back guarantees on its products.
You can buy Herbalife directly from a Herbalife distributor. However, the easiest way to buy is to simply shop on Amazon or eBay.
Herbalife Cell U Loss looks one of the most pointless and unnecessary supplements we have ever seen.
If you take it to remove so-called water weight, you will need to replace the body fluids you lost with more water or run the risk of side effects. In addition you will also lose body salts and minerals. The supplement contains replacement minerals but why bother in the first place?
The obvious solution is to NOT take this supplement and that way you can avoid the risks of dehydration and losing vital minerals.
There is no reason why urinating more will improve your skin or help you lose fat. There is no medical proof anywhere for either of these claims.
All this combined with a lack of proof surrounding the ingredients plus the fact it is manufactured in China and sold via MLM leads us to believe that this is a pretty bad supplement that seems just a total waste of money.
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