Slimway Review

Editor's Review: 3.5 / 5.0

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Slimway is a weight loss supplement that contains several ineffective ingredients with a few that could cause dangerous side effects. We don’t see any proven metabolism boosters or appetite suppressants, which means the formula is not proven to work as claimed. Some of the best ingredients weight loss companies can use are cheap and proven effective, like green tea, caffeine and chromium. Instead of using these common ingredients, Slimway chooses hoodia, bitter orange and guarana.

List of Ingredients


  • Hoodia Gordonii
  • Sodium Alginate from Seaweed
  • Cassia Cinnamon
  • Salacia
  • Cayenne
  • Bitter Orange
  • Guarana

Product Features

Hoodia Gordonii is the extract of a cactus that was once thought to curb appetite thanks to a creative story about South African hunters. Clinical research quickly proven that dieters felt no difference in appetite when they took hoodia compared to a placebo, but some companies hang on to the ingredient and continue to claim it is effective.

Salacia may be a better appetite suppressant than hoodia. Salacia helps control blood glucose levels and could help reduce hunger between meals. When blood glucose rises quickly and then falls, the dieter may feel hunger and carbohydrates cravings.

Cayenne is a hot pepper known to increase body temperature. This could facilitate some weight loss, but most often the ingredient is used to promote the absorption of other ingredients.

Bitter orange and guarana are stimulants. Bitter orange is on the top of the FDA list and is closely being watched for negative side effects and reports. This ingredient could be banned in the very near future due to the similarities between synephrine, the active ingredient in bitter orange, and ephedra.

Guarana is a mild stimulant often standardized for caffeine. There is no mention of how much caffeine is in Slimway.

Slimway attempts to compare the effect of the supplement to liposuction surgery. This comparison is more funny than effective. Liposuction surgery is extremely expensive and not a viable alternative for most dieters.

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  • Slimway lists all ingredients online.
  • The supplement can be purchased from the official website.


  • The ingredients in Slimway are not clinically proven.
  • Bitter orange may cause harmful side effects for some dieters.
  • Guarana is typically standardized for caffeine, but no caffeine is listed on the label.
  • Slimway attempts to compare results of taking the supplement with liposuction surgery.


There are safe and effective weight loss ingredients available to supplement companies, yet many still choose ineffective ingredients. When choosing a weight loss supplement, it is important to know what’s in the formula, how much of each ingredient is included in the formula and what kind of real life results the supplement evoked.

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  • 1

    I wondering if this is the same product that I took in 2004. It was advertised on the radio continuously. You took 3 pills at night before you went to bed and it worked. Can someone let me know if this is the same product.