Looking for the crème de la crème from our assortment? Our customers have got you covered! For this year’s edition of Customer Picks, we’re going through the best-reviewed basics of 2018. From MLBB lipsticks to health-boosting pantry staples, these are the products that any beauty and wellness junkie would be lost without.
In the eighth installment of this thirteen-part series, we’re focusing on weight loss and products that help promote it. Whether you want to shave off a few lbs. or a lot, you probably know that fad diets, gimmicks, and other weight loss trends aren’t the best methods. A more effective way is making small lifestyle changes, which begins with what you eat and drink.

But for anyone new to healthy living, it’s difficult to know what to have in your pantry (or keep out of it). Lucky for anyone interested, we put together a list of 20 weight loss products that made our customers’ journey easier this year. From delicious but healthy carb alternatives to guilt-free snacks, these are sure to make a difference.

7Grains Company Lemonsito/Calamansi (300ml), P160
April, 31: “Pure calamansi puree in a bottle! It tastes like real squeezed calamansi juice. No sweeteners nor water … Thinking of mixing it with toyo or patis too for sauces.”

Read all reviews here.

7Grains Company Skinny Shirataki Noodles, P115
Patricia, 28: “I love noodles but I’m trying to cut down calories, so this is perfect for me. I like the texture and it absorbs the taste of your seasoning/soup well and cooks easily. I also like that it has a long shelf life.”

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Carica Virgin Coconut Oil (250ml), P167
Zoe, 20: “I have recently tried to incorporate healthy fats into my food. I saw in one health blogger that she puts coconut oil into her coffee so I decided to buy in this brand since it is incredibly cheap and has decent amount unlike in other stores. Lately, I’ve loving its after taste in my smoothies and I used it to fry bananas or my pancakes and it adds that sweet richness to it! Love it!”

Read all reviews here.

Gingerbon Regular (20g), P12
Lee, 22: “This is my favorite candy and I always bring it in my bag. It’s just that it’s somewhat soothing in my throat at the same time it satisfies my sugar cravings as well. I don’t feel any guilt when I’m having this because I know this candy will make me better especially when I’m having my sore throat. What I just don’t like about this one is the stickiness in my teeth because it usually stuck up to my teeth.”

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GO BLACK Activated Charcoal Powder (50g), P220
Trish, 32: “I was curious to try this since I bloat a lot, and was pleasantly surprised that it helped me get rid of it! At first it was hard to get over the fact that it was pitch black. Out of curiosity, I tried to shine a light through the glass and it didn’t permeate to the other side! It’s also weird because you’d expect it to taste like something, but it doesn’t. It’s just like you’re drinking black water. The cons are that it tends to be gritty and doesn’t seem to dissolve entirely, and the packaging for the smaller tub seems really cheap. Also, make sure to be very careful when scooping out the charcoal, because it tends to be messy.”

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Greenlife Home of Coconut Products Virgin Coconut Oil (10oz), on sale at P200 (limited time only)
Kriscel, 21: “This coconut oil is so great!!! I use this when cooking and I love it! When I bake, it can really give an overpowering smell and taste … So if you’re not a fan of coconuts, use [another] oil for baking. When I cook eggs or pancakes or anything fried, I also use this. The only thing that I don’t like is the packaging because it can get messy. This … lasted for weeks and [is] definitely worth it…”

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Kaffea Healthy Coffee Blend Kaffea Coffee With Coco Sugar (12 Sachets), P220
Lou, 22: “I’m not fond of black coffee, I like my coffee on the sweeter side. I try to minimize my coffee intake due to health and weight-watching restrictions but this coffee doesn’t make me feel any guilt after drinking at all! It’s a good booster whenever I feel sleepy after eating lunch at work. I already recommended this to my Mom and Grandmother, who are both heavy coffee drinkers but need to limit their coffee and sweets intake. Love this!”

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Manila Superfoods Chia Seeds (100g), on sale at P120 (limited time only)
Wendy, 22: “First time to use chia seeds [in] my drinks and it really helps me … suppress my appetite and my bowl movements really [improved] … packaging is also so bag-friendly … so I can really bring my chia seeds [with me] everyday …”

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Manila Superfoods Flower Tea (10g), P115
Renalyn, 26: “I love drinking tea and when I came across an article about this tea that changes from blue to violet, I got curious and knew I had to try it. Aside from the magical color changing property when mixed with lemon and the very likable light earthy taste, I was also impressed by the many health benefits of this tea. This became my got to drink since I purchased it months ago and noticed that this really lived true to the promise of reducing stress and anxiety and I also love that this doesn’t have caffeine so I can enjoy it even at night. I am now on my way to purchasing for the third time.”

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Manila Superfoods Oolong Tea (60g), P145
Lordelyn, 23: “I am on my second pack now… it helped a lot with my digestion problem… My favorite tea.”

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Manila Superfoods Pure Matcha Green Tea, P250
Stephanie, 29: “I’ve been looking everywhere for a good matcha blend and this was it! One teaspoon per cup and this little packet will last you well into the month. I’ve been drinking this as a cleanse as well as to lose some stubborn belly fat. This was affordable and did the trick! 3 months in, paired with a healthy diet and regular exercise did wonders for me.”

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NUCO Original Organic Coconut Wraps, P149
Mikee, 26: “I’ve made sweet and savory dishes using this and loved it! One wrap isn’t enough to keep my hunger at bay though since I love carbs, but if you just want to eat something light, then this wrap is perfect! I love that it’s made of simple and healthy ingredients. I also love that it’s affordable since other coconut wraps in the market are sold over 300 pesos. Will definitely buy again!”

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Nyogi Coconut Water (330ml), P330
Athena, 24: “It was a refreshing drink paired with the salty dish I was having. I didn’t actually find it too sweet but I think it’s because I poured it out and added ice. Maybe it would taste better if I had chilled it instead. Since this is supposedly healthy, I would repurchase it to curb sweet cravings.”

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Roarganics BGC Weight Loss Package, P3,000
Gianinna, 23: “It’s truly effective and I’m so thrilled that I lost 6 kg in a month! I followed the instructions in the Roarganics website religiously, and I have to say now that going on the BGC diet would really take a strong willpower. The first few days were difficult but after that I noticed that it’s beginning to curb my appetite and it makes you thirsty like crazy! Before I started this program, my regular water intake was 2-3 liters daily, afterwards, I started to consume 5-6 liters a day! I had a great experience with this and I’ll do it all over again…!”

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The Green Tummy Chia Seeds (140g), P160
Alison, 20: “I’ve been feeling constipated lately especially when it’s near that time of the month. This really helped with my digestion and it made me feel fuller for longer! I mix this with my morning oatmeal and/or coffee and I’m good! I think it also helped curb my appetite since I tend to snack on unhealthy food but ever since I added this to my diet, I almost never reach for junk food throughout the day! …”

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The Green Tummy Himalayan Salt (100g), P100
Sheila, 34: “It’s such a good thing to switch from an ordinary table salt to Himalayan salt [especially since] I’ve been trying to lose weight! Big help! Perfect it comes with a resealable container if you don’t have a ready space for it. Taste is of no big difference with your-all-time salt as I always prefer [to] directly put it to my dishes.”

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The Green Tummy Sugar Coated Cacao Nibs (80g), P135
Grace, 39: “I super love this! I eat this instead of chips or sweets. I like that it is slightly bitter since I prefer dark chocolate over the sweeter ones. It has the perfect crunch and just a hint of sweetness. I eat this on its own or use it as a topping for my oatmeal or chia pudding. Healthy and delicious!”

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The Superfood Grocer Chia Seeds 1/2 lb., P350
Patricia, 31: “Chia seeds are the best when it comes to weight loss because it makes you full in an instant. Add in a fruit juice, shake, tea, or cocoa and your drink will instantly transform into a high-fiber drink. I put chia seeds in almond milk to make instant pudding and it’s very good for digestion.”

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The Tropical Shop Virgin Coconut Oil (200ml), P150
April, 39: “ I tried different brands of VCO and can say that this is one of the best. It has a clean taste and scent that I love. Not overpowering like the other brands. I can use this for sautéeing vegetables and also … mixing in my pancakes. Didn’t change the taste at all. Great product…”

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Ultra Green Coffee, P500
Geni, 21: After purchasing and using 3 bags of this, I noticed how fast my metabolism has become. I’m an active person who frequents the gym 4-5 times a week. Before drinking this, I don’t sweat that much no matter how hard my workout is. But with this product, even during the warmup period, I already feel my sweat dripping from my forehead and temples. It is a bit pricey compared to other coffees but if you want to lose weight faster, this product is amazing. And as compared to other weight loss supplements, I must say, this is much cheaper. It also tastes good! Like milk tea, in fact.”

Read all reviews here.

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