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What is "pastillas para adelgazar"?

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The Spanish phrase "pastillas para adelgazar" translates in English as "diet pills." For example, "pastillas para adelgazar naturales" would refer to natural supplement-based diet pills.

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The Spanish phrase literally translates to English as "pills to slim," according to SpanishDict.com. The Spanish word "pastillas" means "pills" or "tablets," and "para" means "to" or "for." The Spanish verb "adelgazar" refers to the act of slimming. An alternative way to say "pills" in Spanish is "píldoras." "Weight loss pills" is an alternative English term for "diet pills," which translates in Spanish as "píldoras de pérdida de peso."

Diet or weight loss pills are, more commonly, prescribed tablets that serve as an additional tool in weight loss treatment. However, there are some over-the-counter diet pills and herbal supplements for losing weight. Appetite suppressant pills subdue food cravings by making pill takers feel full, so they eat less. Fat blockers inhibit the absorption of fat into the body, removing a percentage of ingested fat from the body.

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