7-DFB (7 Day Fat Burner) Review : Results in One Week?
7-DFB (7-Day Fat Burner) claims to be “only fat burner in the world that can help you lose 7, 10, 14, even up to 21 pounds just 7 days.”
7-DFB is brought to us by Garret Devore Labs, a company that holds a coveted spot on our wall of shame for its dubious ethics, credibility and integrity.
And the claims like the aforementioned are certainly exactly what the FTC warned us against in this press release, which details the extent of the deceptive and misleading advertising that is rampant in the weight loss supplement industry.
All that aside, let’s get the question of the day…
Does 7-DFB work? Will you lose weight taking the 7-Day Fat Burner?
For the answer, let’s discuss “weight.” For most people, “weight” simply means what the scale reports. If the scale shows a larger number, you’ve gained weight; a smaller number — you’ve lost weight.
But here’s the thing. As a dieter, the only thing you are concerned with (whether you know it or not) is the loss of fat — the ugly, bulging stuff on your hips, thighs, stomach or buttocks.
And here’s the unfortunate truth the retailers of 7-DFB and any other weight loss product that promises near-instant, dramatic results are not telling you…
Fat is a stored energy source.
That’s it, plain and simple. A pound of fat consists of about 3,500 calories of stored energy. To put things in perspective, an hour of intense activity on a treadmill can burn between 500-700 calories, depending on your size, muscle mass, metabolism and so on. So you can imagine just how much work is required to burn off a single pound of excess flab, never mind 10 or 20.
OK, back to 7-DFB. What can you expect from it?
Well, 7-DFB contains a decent blend of natural diuretics — dandelion root, uva ursi, and juniper berry for example, and all play a prominent role in this formula.
What that means is that 7-DFB should be useful for the elimination of excess water via an increase in urine. And yes, an effective diuretic will cause you to ‘weigh” less, since all that water has been removed from the system.
Unfortunately, you will be no less fat.
In other words, if you were to track your body fat percentage (the only reliable way to track results with any diet or supplement) before and after supplementation with the 7 Day Fat Burner, you may find that even though the scale reports you as weighing less, your body fat percentage is no lower.
So you won’t be leaner, trimmer, or more muscular — all of the things you usually look to attain when dieting. Your rolls of flab will not disappear. No one will be bouncing quarters off your butt. Your belly will still look the same. But yes, you will weigh a little less.
Diuretics — whether they be natural or prescription — really have no purpose for the average person (unless prescribed for medical solutions like high blood pressure or edema). Bodybuilders use them to eliminate excess water to increase vascularity and definition before a contest.
But diuretics need to be used with caution and only for short periods of time, as they may disturb the sodium/potassium balance in the body which can lead health issues.
So what benefit will 7-DFB provide you with?
None, really. Your bathroom scale will probably report you weighing up to 10 lbs. less while you use this product, but that weight will immediately return once you cease using 7-DFB (and cease using it you must, since long term use of diuretics without proper medical supervision may be dangerous).
If you really want to lose 10 lbs. of water weight for a limited time, you can do it for free… just go on the induction phase (no more than 20 grams/day of carbs are allowed) of the Atkins diet for a week or so (carbohydrate consumption has a water-retaining effect.
Eliminate them from your diet and the water will go too — usually the equivalent of between 7-10 lbs. within the first 10 days.
December 11, 2007
Having tried and failed at every diet, I decided there was nothing left to do but try slimming pills. I was always worried about them, so I looked for one that contained natural ingredients.
For those of you in the UK, its a bit like a Gillian McKeith diet, in a pill!
I’ve been on it for four days, taking six tablets, twice daily, before breakfast and lunch as directed. I’m just over half way, and I feel so much better. I hate scales, and I usually refuse to weigh myself, but I was curious so hopped on before I started taking the pills. I did it again this morning, and unlike stated in the marketing blurb, there was no dramatic ‘weight’ loss.
HOWEVER, I can see a bit difference when I look in the mirror, and people have commented. I feel soooo much better in myself. I have a lot more energy, and I’m not even thinking about food any more.
I would recommend these pills to anyone. The majority of ingredients are natural, so there shouldn’t be anything to worry about, but you should know that there is no miracle weight loss pill. It takes time.
I only want to lose about 2 stone, which would only take a week of pills and heavy exercise if they worked as well as they are advertised!! Alas, I will have to keep struggling on…!
December 11, 2007
I wanted to lose about 25 lbs. and since I am very driven I chose 3 different methods at the same time…
Limiting my caloric intake to no more than 1500 per day, engaging in aerobic activity 3 x a day for a minimum of 30 min. each and drinking a weight loss accelerating tea 2 x per day.
I decided to add the 7-DFB for faster results. Well, after 1 month of sacrifice, I lost a whopping 6 lbs! It’s very discouraging but I am going to continue.
December 6, 2007
Re: 7 day Fat Burner Pills.
I also have approx 2 stone (30lbs for non UK!)to lose and was due to attend an important social event so I ordered two bottles of the 7DFB. It wasn’t pleasant to swallow 6 of those large capsules every morning and lunchtime and I always felt nauseous after, especially as a large amount of water must be consumed also.
These things just fill you up with fibre so you don’t feel hungry. They contain caffeine also which meant I had a constant headache as I don’t drink caffeinated drinks, ever.
I lost 7lbs in 7 days and put it back on in 2 and threw the other bottle in the bin. There’s no way around it, I have to accept it, my running shoes need to come out of the cupboard! It’s the only way – that and not eating ‘bad’ carbs (flour & potatoes).
January 13, 2008
This stuff is crap!
The same day I started taking these pills I also joined weight watchers and working out with a personal trainer 3 days/week. I followed the diet strictly, worked out all week, and took the pills. My total weight loss for the week was a shocking 1.4 lbs. Quite a disappointment, and a far cry from the other testimonials I have read.
I have been off the 7 DFB for 3 days now. Continuing with my diet and exercise regimen, and have since lost 2.4 lbs. Yes, 2.4 lbs in 2 days without versus the 1.4 lbs in 7 days with. This is not a joke. DO NOT waste your money on this product. It is a hoax.
February 6, 2008
I didn’t lose anything on these pills. I was eating low carb foods and exercising and was so excited to step on the scales to see the results but the results were very disappointing. Not ONE pound was lost.
Don’t waste your money.
February 28, 2008
DONT WASTE YOUR MONEY !! YOU HAVE TO TAKE 6 OF THEM TWICE A DAY !!! THEY MADE ME SO SICK AND I ONLY TOOK TWO !!
May 26, 2008
I took these exactly as directed and a measuring tape revealed I hadn’t changed at all.
June 19, 2008
I bought these pills after reading all the reviews on the website – people stating they lost 7-21lbs in one week!! Somewhere in my mind there was a little voice telling me not to be so stupid. I mean come on… with results like that why would people splash out thousands on liposuction?!
Well I bought them anyway, took them EXACTLY how recommended (with the water, eating healthy and exercise) and after 7 days … nothing. Absolutely nothing!
They didn’t even work as a water tablet and make you urinate so it looks like you have lost weight! Instead you are taking 12 tablets a day (the tablets near enough the same size as horse tranquilizers) with lots of water with no results.
My advice to you if you are considering buying these con sh*t tablets …. DON’T!! Don’t waste your money or time! To tone up and lose a couple of pounds I have now joined a pole dancing class .. it’s amazing, so fun and the results are better than the gym .. or any crappy slimming tablet!
June 15, 2008
Don’t waste your money.
I think I actually put weight on with these pills, so I stopped them and decided to watch my caloric intake. I stopped putting weight on.
Haven’t lost any yet but its not been a week yet since I stopped taking those rip off pills. I don’t understand why they make such lavish claims. I will never buy a pill again, they all have to be taking us for a ride.
June 18, 2008
7-DFB is totally useless.It does not do jack!!!!
July 8, 2008
Took the pills and exercised and lost nothing, another rip off!!
August 27, 2008
Absolutely useless, haven’t lost a bean. Dont WASTE YOUR MONEY.
September 22, 2008
I too was very disappointed. I think I’ve gained a few pounds, rather then losing them.
I followed the directions and was taking 12 a day… and felt bloated and “gassy.”
I was very excited to take these hoping they were going to break my wall of not losing those last 10 lbs.
It didn’t work!
January 24, 2009
SIMPLY SAID… DO NOT BUY THIS PRODUCT!
This is another one that plain and simple does not deliver. I was very disappointed. Well, not disappointed because I don’t expect much from these things, but I was upset I wasted my money.
Don’t be like me, read the reviews and try something different. I am reading reviews now trying to see what’s good. This isn’t one of them, move along.
March 29, 2009
This product did not work for me. I didnt feel any increased energy or boost at all. They also gave me severe heart burn when i would take all six pills.Please do not try these pills they are a waste of your money.
March 31, 2009
I’ve finally finished the whole bottle and have not lost one pound. I would never buy this product again. I found the pills so hard to swallow as they are huge and smell bad and taking 6 in the morning and before lunch was a challenge. The only positive thing I have is that I think my skin does look slightly better, although might not be because of the pill. But don’t waste your money, these pills DO NOT WORK!
Editor’s comments: Significantly increasing one’s water consumption (as is suggested with this product) could also just as easily be responsible for the improvement in skin tone.
May 31, 2009
Ok, I can’t believe I fell into this stupid trap and bought these pills. I purchased three bottles and have only used these for about 5 days, but like some others above, I feel bloated, gained some weight and hate these things. The only thing I DID was lose a couple pounds of water weight the first few days. These are a rip-off! Do not purchase this product….
March 10, 2010
I got results with lipo 6 a long time. These work as a diuretic pill for me; I pee all day (I already pee a lot since I drink 2-3 liters of water a day). I lost 3 lbs on this in 1 week then gained back the 2 as soon as the bottle was over. Good thing is that 1 measly pound never came back because I still exercised. If you want to consume about a million stinky pills a day to lose very little weight and gain it all back, these are the pills for you!