Weight loss by providing water. These pharmaceutical drugs or herbs or reduce the overall weight, but have no effect on body fat face. Diuretics can thicken the blood, causing cramps, kidney and liver. The report of the death of Jacqueline Henson was associated with a tumor in the brain that has been linked to excessive consumption of water in a short time he was on a special diet of water.
Stimulant drugs or drugs such as ephedrine, green tea, caffeine or epinephrine work to increase metabolism. Prolonged fasting can be dangerous due to the risk of malnutrition and will be under the supervision of a physician.
Prolonged fasting or very low calorie diet lower blood glucose, the preferred energy source in the brain causes the body to deplete their glycogen stores. When glycogen depleted, the body begins to feed the brain with ketenes and protein metabolism (including, but not limited to, skeletal muscle) to be used for the synthesis of sugar used as energy for other body parts.
Most experts believe that prolonged fasting can lead to muscle atrophy, although some dispute this. The use of short-term fasting, or various forms of periodic fasting has been used as a form of treatment in order to avoid this problem.