A recent report from the Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) has revealed that the popular diet supplement FatBlaster Max has been banned. The TGA is Australia’s peak health regulator and is responsible for ensuring that therapeutic goods (including supplements) are safe, effective and of high quality.
So why has FatBlaster Max been banned?
The TGA’s report stated that the product was found to contain undeclared ingredients that could pose a serious health risk. These ingredients included the stimulants synephrine and caffeine, as well as the banned weight-loss drug sibutramine.
Synephrine is a stimulant that is similar to adrenaline and can increase heart rate and blood pressure. Caffeine is a well-known stimulant that can also cause side effects such as jitteriness, anxiety and increased heart rate.
Sibutramine is a weight-loss drug that was withdrawn from the Australian market in 2010 due to concerns about its potential to increase the risk of heart attacks and strokes.
The TGA’s report also stated that FatBlaster Max makes misleading claims about its ability to help users lose weight.
This is not the first time that the TGA has raised concerns about FatBlaster products. In 2016, the TGA issued a warning about another FatBlaster product (FatBlaster Max 7 Day Challenge) after receiving reports that it had caused vomiting, diarrhoea and headaches.
So if you’re thinking about taking a diet supplement, it’s important to do your research first. Make sure you check the list of ingredients against the TGA’s list of banned substances, and always consult with a healthcare professional before taking any supplement – especially if you have any pre-existing medical conditions.
The popular diet supplement FatBlaster Max has just been banned by the FDA.
The supplement, which is made up of a blend of green tea, garcinia cambogia, and chromium, was found to be ineffective and potentially dangerous.
FatBlaster Max has been linked to a number of adverse side effects, including headaches, heart palpitations, and increased blood pressure.
In addition, the FDA has found that the active ingredient in FatBlaster Max, garcinia cambogia, can potentially cause liver damage.
This is not the first time that diet supplements have been found to be dangerous. In the past, other supplements, such as Ephedra and Hydroxycut, have been linked to serious health problems and even death.
Diet supplements are not regulated by the FDA, and as such, they do not have to undergo the same safety testing as medication.
This means that they can be sold without any proof that they are effective or safe.
If you are thinking about taking a diet supplement, it is important to speak to your doctor first.