Most Popular Diet Pills

2009 was a profitable year for the over the counter diet pill industry with a few new products being introduced into the market. 2010 is set to be even more so.

Here is a list of the most popular diet pills from the previous year. These results are taken from approximate volume.

If you do decide to buy a diet pill be careful to read the reviews – as most popular doesn’t necessarily equate to being most effective.

Alli Fat Blocker

Alli 2010Alli was introduced to Britain in the spring. A huge marketing campaign ensured Alli got off to a successful launch as media campaign on the television, newspaper, magazines and radio meant that anyone who was at least considering a diet pill would have at least added Alli to their possible list.

Alli is chemically produced drug – a lower strength version of Xenical. It can be purchased without prescription but can cause one or two side effects

Unique Hoodia

Unique Hoodia 2010Suppressing appetite is one of the most effective ways to reduce calorie intake – Hoodia is considered to be the most effective natural appetite suppressant. To further enhance the positivity Unique Hoodia is accepted to be the highest strength genuine Hoodia Gordonii capsule available to purchase.

Unique Hoodia is South African sourced, certified and distributed in the UK.


Lipobind 2010Lipobind was the most prominent diet pill on display in store at the likes of Boots, Superdrug and Tesco – this was until Alli was introduced.

Lipobind is a fat binder that stop the absorption of fat from the food that your eat.

Lipobind professes to be the best selling diet pill in the UK. There are several associations with the minor celebrity and weight loss success stories.


Proactol 2010Proactol is also fat binder but a higher dosage than Lipobind.

Proactol is classed as a medical device type 1 but available to buy without prescription. Proactol is also clinically proven and has all necessary accreditation.

The last 2 years have seen Proactol receive “diet pill of the year” title awarded by the Daily Telegraph in their yearly poll of successful dieters.