New year dieters are warned as a quick-fix solution such as diet pills can cause heart issues and also unplanned pregnancies.
NHS England medical director Professor Stephen Powis said that detox teas and diet pills have a very "slim chance of success" and cause serious health complications.
Explaining the side effects the senior doctor said that appetite suppressant products can cause heart problems, diarrhea, and interference with oral contraception.
People looking to kick off with a new diet plan ion 2020 with this are advised to lose the weight gradually and naturally.
"New Year's resolutions are a great time to make a change, but the reality is there's a slim chance of success with diet pills and detox teas - and people could end up doing more harm than good," said Prof. Powis.
Instead, he recommends going with NHS - 12-week weight loss schedule which can be used alongside an app.
NHS also has a diabetes prevention program on their website.
Even some health professionals also recommended the couch to 5K app for first-time runners, NHS fitness studio apps and Strength and Flex.
Above all quitting smoking is the most popular new year resolution which people make every year but now they can cut it down with NHS smokefree app.
A DrinkFree app is also available for people who want to try going on a Dry January.
Also Read: Here What Happens When You Quit Alcohol.
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