Did you know you can use vitamins as a weight loss strategy? Imagine that besides cakes and pies your body is also hungry for vitamins, enzymes, essential fatty acids, minerals and the like. That is why if you eat food that is not nutritious you get hungry again faster, over and over again. If you take a hand full of vitamins before each meal you may increase your nutrition by a factor of 10, put a bolus of food that is pure nutrition in your stomach taking up some room and thus decreasing the the room to pack it in and increase the speed and efficiency of gastric motility and digestion. side effects are all health related, but should be done under a doctors supervision.