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Does Nopalina really works to lose weight?

I am using nopalina linaza plus to lose weight. I am 131 pounds, 5'1. I have to lose weight around my stomach and hips. I take 2 spoons in 4 ounces of water or juice twice a day. Can I lose weight using Nopalina?
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hola sentimientos so glad you joined us. To tell truth you truth some have other haven't but for now enjoy being regular it's the one only thing you could definately count on.  eating rice & bean with tostones can do a number on you so nopalina helps you part with food sooner than you think jajaja. Word of advice keep wet wipes handy. Kisses margs
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how much more weight do you want to loose you sound a perfect size to me....do exercise for your stomach......
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Hi everyone..today is my first day on Nopalina.  I am kind of nervous after reading everything about it working or not.  I just hope it works for me.  One thing for sure is that it took my hunger away, and I am peeing alot.  is that normal?  Please help!!!!
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Hi Everyone. Today is actually my first official day that started Nopalina. I was so scared to take it, I had to pray. Lol. Anyway, I almost throw up on my first drink. But I am okay. I just hope that I loss the weight. I'm currently 183-19something (not quite sure). I want to be at least 140-145. So I'll keep everyone posted. Also I need you guys help with all this. Till next time.
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HI EVERYONE, I STARTED USING NAPOLINA(LINAZA) YESTERDAY, BECAUSE I WAS FEELING BAD FROM MY STOMACH, I FELT LIKE IF I HAD A ROCK BLOCKING ME AND I DECIDED TO DRINK IT. I'VE BEEN PEEYING LIKE CRAZY, BUT I FEEL MUCH BETTER NOW, I COULDN'T DIGEST THE FOOD, I WAS FEELING THIS WAY  LIKE A WEEK AGO, AND THANKS TO NAPOLINA I DON'T FEEL THAT NO MORE, IN FACT I FOUND OUT THAT IT WILL HELP ME LOOSE WEIGHT, AND NOW I'M DECIDED TO KEEP TAKING IT.I WEIGHT 190 LBS AND I WILL KEEP YOU ALL POSTE IT.
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Hey Guys. I think I'm using Nopalina wrong. Ppl have said its making pee a lot or **** a lot. None of that has happen to me. All I keep feeling is cramps in my stomache. Please tell how to properly use Nopalina.
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Started taking noplina yesterday.  i have not gone #2 alot like other people.  I acutally put my 2 tablespoons in yogurt or am i suppose to take it w/liquid.  It doesn't say so on th bag.  Am I suppose to take it w/liquid.
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I started nopalina a while back and i take it with yogurt also. It kinda tastes like oatmeal. I also take it with gatorade and lemonade. I tried it with milk but i had a hard time drinking it. I guess i'm not a big fan of milk. I'm pretty sure u'll be fine if u take nopalina with yogurt. I lost 6 pounds in 1 week or so... I plan to loose 35 pounds.. i got a lot to go. But it's good for other things too! so even if i don't reach my goal i'll keep drinking it
          ***GOOD LUCK 2 all of you***  i'll keep u posted
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I love it. I have been taking flaxseed for 1 month and I have lost 10 pounds eating normally.  I started taking Nopalina and then I changed to Linoflax.  I like Linoflax better because they have more choices.  I have been taking the one with NONI and Papaya.(I heard Noni is go to prevent Cancer). They also have one special to loss weight(linaza adelgazante).  I bought them at ebay for $ 12.99 and I think Linoflax is cheaper. I am really happy because my Acne is gone, I lost 10 pounds and I have not been constipated for awhile. I take 2 tablespoons with my cereal before going to bed or I stir it with water. In the beginning it made me run, but after a week I have been going normally. In addition, I notice that I am not hungry in between my meals.
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Hi everyone, I wanted you to know that what causes the diarreah, vomiting and stomach cramps when you take NOPALINA is couple of strong laxative ingredients: sacred bark and senna. They are also known as cascara sagrada and hoja sen. I did research and found out the following: "Senna and other stimulant laxatives should not be used for longer than two to four weeks without medical supervision. Using senna longer than recommended can result in lazy bowel syndrome and permanent damage to the intestinal lining. Chronic use or misuse can also cause electrolyte and fluid imbalances, which can have adverse effects on the heart." I would stay away from nopalina and seek for other alternatives for weight loss such as linoflax or any other flaxseed product that does not contain senna or cascara sagrada.
There is further info in cascara sagrada and even there is evidence that the FDA has banned it. There is more at: http://www.mskcc.org/mskcc/html/12015.cfm
http://www.herbalgram.org/herbalgram/articleview.asp?a=2360&p=Y
That is all for now, be good and be safe.
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wow i didn't know that!! So should i not take it anymore. Did u try it before? Let me know.. If this is so.. why does it work so great??    Feedback would be great
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Hi Everyone, I tried Nopalina for about and nothing, zippo, nada.  I've been looking into other comments on weight loss on this website, and I have discovered b12 with lipotropics.  Everyone is doing it.  If you go to medhelp.org and click on weight loss almost all of the comments are about the b12 injections.  I started it yesterday.  Many people have had success with it.  My starting weight it 190 and would like to lose about 45-50lbs.  Well I'll keep you guys posted.  Good Luck with your weight loss.
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I been taking nopolina for a week I have lost 0lbs. I'm 5'3 weight 135 go to the gym everyday for 3 weeks doing 45 minutes of cardio and 25 minutes in the bike and nothing. the only thing that I feel with nopalina is that it make me go to the bathroom everytime I eat and control me from eating alot of food. which is good for me because all my life i suffer from constipation and eating alot. how long does it take to lose weight with this product all I want to loose is 15lbs. please any advise am i doing something wrong
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I wouldn't take Nopalina!  Please, please refer to Eliecer's post a few posts above yours.  It sounds like that stuff can make u have ur body act like ur 90-something years old my friend.    
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I BEEN TAKING NOPALINA FOR A WEEK ITS GREAT EVERY THING YOU COMES OUT WITH NOPALINA ON THE 8TH DAY I STARTED BLEEDING ITS HARD ON THE BUTTT........ BUT ITS GOOD HAVNT LOST ANY WEIGHT JUST ALOT OF FLUID.
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You must be taking a lot if you started bleeding.  Be careful make sure you follow the instructions on the label.  If you over do it and bleed everyday there are dangers that follow that.(for example ANEMIA)  I use to drink another brand of Linaza but I never followed through for the weight loss,  it did help me out with other health issues I had. I went through Anemia issue from beeding after eating certain things and believe me it's no fun I eneded up in the Hospital.  BE CAREFUL WITH THE INTAKE OF NOPALINA AND BLEEDING.  
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GUESS WHAT I WENT AND BOUGHT ME A MEASURING SPOON MABE THAT WILL HELP. BUT I RATHER TAKE MY DIET PILLS  I WAS TAKING PHENTERMINE I LOST 20LB BUT THEN I GOT PREGNANT AND I HAVENT BEEN ABLE TO LOOSE THIS WEIGHT. A FRIEND TOLD ME ABOUT NOPALINA THAT WHAT EVER YOU EAT IT DOESNT STAY IN YOU YOU HAVE TO GO TO THE REST ROOM. BUT I DONT LIKE THE IDEA OF BEING IN THE REST ROOM 3 OE5 TIMES ADAY ITS GOOD BUT NOT GOOD. WHAT DO YOU THINK
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Has anyone ever eaten it dry and chased it down with water or juice. I just can't drink this stuff. I tried in oatmeal and it was not good. Any suggestions? This will be my day One.
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All you have to do is time it.  Linaza usually takes 7 to 8 hrs to take effect.  I would take it right before going to bed, so that I would go to the RR first thing in the morning and thereafter I would try to take it at mid day before my lunch so that I would be home in the evening.  Before you take it just think of where you will be 7 to 8 hrs after.  Good luck!   Don't over do it.    
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The first time is not pleasant, however when you start to think of the benefits you will have from taking Nopalina you no longer think of the taste.  I wouldn't  take it dry though, make sure you mix it with enough liquid(water).  And my advise again is don't over do it.  Good luck!    
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Thank you for the advice. I did soak it overnight for my AM taking. It was alot better. Also I kinda smashed it into more of a smaller grain. So that truly does help. Do you think a coffee grinder will help it make the oats smaller. I just have a problem with chunks. I just can't swallow stuff like that. Any suggestions? Do you know if this comes in a pill???
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nopalina has agreat taste i dont see how you caint take it it taste like a granola bar.  i take it with big red coke  dr pepper milk not coffee i let it soak about 10 minutes i drink it like nothing its realy great i have been taking it for a week i lost a pound not much but to me one less pound is alot
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i just started today on nopalina  its controlled my appetite and has me in the bathroom. i hope it works ive tried everything i weigh 227  im 5 ft tall and ive been forcing myself to throw up for 6 years in the first years it brought my weight down fast now i dont do it as much as before so im not losing any weight this is the last thing ima try i wanna get a gastric bypass thats next
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Hello, everyone. I took Napolina for about a month but only once per day (most times).  It sent me to the bathroom everytime I ate.  I had trouble swallowing it because it's too gritty. The best way is for me to make it a tea.  I steep 2 tablespoon in 4oz of boiling hot water, mixed with a little cinnamon and 1 packet of splenda.  IT TASTE GREAT.  I have lost 5 lbs.  If it's making you bleed you should definitely stop taking it, at least for a while.  The bleeding maybe caused by the grit of the Napolina scratching you when you have a movement.  Make sure to dissolve it fully.  I know the instructions are to take it twice per day but each person should adjust this according to their own eating habits and if it's "running" you.  Just my experience and understanding of my family members to whom I introduced Napolina.
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HI!
My name is Nilda and at first I bought nopalina with sena and carcara sagradad in it which made me go to the RR and my hemorroids got out. I know its good for you so I bought noplaina with papaya and pineapple w/out the sena and cascara sagrada in it and today went to RR without pain.I hope in losing weight with it.

GOOG LUCK TO YOU ALL!!!!!!!
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