If you are overweight, or want to lose weight and are concerned about your health, it is worth your time to do a little research on products that might help you lose weight. Many of the products listed on this page are also available as over-the-counter weight loss medications. To find out which products are approved by the FDA for weight loss, read through these articles: The FDA approved drugs for weight loss, a weight loss medicine list, and Weight loss products, a list of over-the-counter products. The weight loss medications are designed to improve the functioning of the body's organs, blood systems, and metabolism in order to slow down the body's processes to promote weight loss. For some, the medications are more effective than the diets and exercise that people normally use. I have been a Registered Dietitian in the US since 2008, and have specialized in nutrition since 1986. Here are some of my current products that are approved for weight loss in the US: Aloe vera: I have two products that are available by prescription from my office, which are Aloe vera and Aloe vera gel. Both products can be bought over the counter. Aloe vera gel is a gel that you apply to the affected area.