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Old 05-19-2009, 03:46 PM   #16
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You might want to take a look at this:

http://www.thefitshack.com/2008/06/1...-it-wont-work/

Personally I don't think any supplements really work.
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Old 05-19-2009, 03:57 PM   #17
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Yes, I've already read that as well as several others. I was wanting to know if anyone here has tried it and what they thought of it.
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Old 07-08-2009, 07:21 PM   #18
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I worked at a place that sold sensa and needless to say we had a lot of complaints that it did not work. If you don't reduce calories and increas exercise, sprinkling something on your food won't work.
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I worked at a place that sold sensa and needless to say we had a lot of complaints that it did not work. If you don't reduce calories and increas exercise, sprinkling something on your food won't work.
DITTO!!!! There is no magic pill or "sprinkle stuff" that will make you lose weight. It's good ole exercise and healthy choices...LIFESTYLE CHANGE does it.
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Old 07-22-2009, 02:34 AM   #20
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Has anybody had any success with Sensa tastants? And are they safe?
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Old 10-07-2009, 10:57 AM   #21
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Just checking to see if anyone is still using this product and if you think its worth the money? Portion control is my problem if I could get that under control I know I could be successful with weightloss.
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Also Checking To See If Anyone Is Still Using The Product ??
Sounds Too Good To Be True!!
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Old 01-08-2010, 05:15 PM   #23
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Question Sensa?????

I was wondering if anybody has tried "Sensa"?.... I just saw an article on yahoo about sensa. I guess you would sprinkle the sensa on your food and it will prevent you from over eating; which i am completely guilty of.

Wondering if anybody knows or has tried it?
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Old 01-08-2010, 05:22 PM   #24
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I merged your thread with others. There is some feedback, not positive though about the product. Hope that helps you.
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Old 01-18-2010, 05:41 PM   #25
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I tried Sensa back in November, when I began this weight loss journey. I lost 5 lbs the first week I used it, although I also made a major change in what I ate and the quantities I ate. I can't say that I ever got into the habit of using it regularly, but I think it's possible it did help me re-set my ability to regulate my portion sizes. Even though I stopped using it after the first week or so, I have kept going from there.

For me, a lot if it was the idea of trying to be more mindful about what I was eating. While Sensa doesn't tell you to follow any specific diet plan, I did find that I paid more attention what I was eating, and ultimately ended up using Fitday to track my food.

I don't honestly know how much credit to give to Sensa - but it certainly did trigger me to start on this path. I still have a lot of it (I ordered a few months up front) and I think that it's possible I might try it again, when I feel like I'm struggling with staying on my weight loss plan. It worked to get me on track once, so why not try it again if/when I feel like I could use some help!

The one thing I would caution is that the free trial is not really free - if you don't return the product within 30 days, you will get billed for full price. I think that's an issue with their marketing, but not necessarily with the product itself. Also, if you google, you may find a promo code - I used one and got 15% off my order.

Overall, I don't think there is anything unhealthy about the product. I can't say that I swear by it or heartily recommend it or something like that because I didn't use it that long. And I don't think the product itself makes you lose weight - it still comes down to making good choices about the kinds of foods you eat and how much of it you eat. But I did find it helpful to get me to a place where I was making better choices and it's possible that others might too.
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Old 04-05-2010, 02:12 PM   #26
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Hi All,

I am actually writing a full product review of SENSA. I bought a 3 month supply of the product last week and am logging impressions, weight loss and changes in lifestyle and appetite. I was wondering if anyone had anything else they wanted me to look into?

One thing I did notice immediately is that yes, I did feel full faster and was able to push my plate away from me. In addition, i have noticed that I am not craving sweets nearly as much as I have in the past. Then again, that could be due to the placebo effect.

Major downfall so far: It looks really weird in resturants to take this shaker out of my purse. My family and friends know what I'm doing, but when i go on a date or am eating lunch with my work collegues I blow off their , "what the **** is that stuff" questions by saying..."Um...I'm doing a product review." That works for me because I often review products, but i don't know how well that would for anyone else.

Some quick information on Hirsch's Study:

Methods: Over a six-month period, the overweight or obese subjects sprinkled a variety of savory or sweet tastant crystals onto their food prior to mandiculation. Pre and post study weights were obtained and compared to one hundred nontreated controls.

Results: One thousand four hundred and thirty-six patients (87.4% female, 12.6% male) with an average initial weight of 208 pounds, and BMI of 34.2, completed this study. The average weight loss was 30.5 pounds, 5.0 BMI, versus control of 2 pounds, 0.3 BMI (p < 0.05).

It does make me a little skeptical that his study was not fully peer reviewed, but it does appear well controlled. So, we'll see.

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Old 04-18-2010, 09:04 AM   #27
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Methods: Over a six-month period, the overweight or obese subjects sprinkled a variety of savory or sweet tastant crystals onto their food prior to mandiculation. Pre and post study weights were obtained and compared to one hundred nontreated controls.

Results: One thousand four hundred and thirty-six patients (87.4% female, 12.6% male) with an average initial weight of 208 pounds, and BMI of 34.2, completed this study. The average weight loss was 30.5 pounds, 5.0 BMI, versus control of 2 pounds, 0.3 BMI (p < 0.05).

It does make me a little skeptical that his study was not fully peer reviewed, but it does appear well controlled. So, we'll see.
what makes me suspicious is that it does not mention how many participants were in the study. 1436 participants lost weight out of how many total??? Notice it does not mention the total number of participants anywhere, although on one site i read that there were 4,000. if that were true, it is a lot less than 100% success!
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Old 04-22-2010, 06:47 PM   #28
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Default Sensa...does it work?

It sounds too good to be true and it probably is, but I was curious if anyone has tried it, just out of curiosity. Thanks!
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Old 05-14-2010, 02:05 PM   #29
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Saw a blurb about Sensa and thought - Too good to be true!

Then I thought of that saying if it seems too good to be true, it probably is...

Oh. I can't post links.... so google Sensa?

So I thought I'd put it out there. Anyone tried it? It would address my problem for sure, but crystals telling the brain to stop eating?? Really??

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Old 05-14-2010, 03:03 PM   #30
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My Mother in law told me about it when she started using it a few months ago. I haven't heard anything since, so I doubt it works.
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