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Hoodia Diet Pills – Hoodia Facts

Hoodia Diet Pills FAQ’s

Hoodia Gordonii is arguably the most common diet pill to buy without prescription. There is often controversy surrounding this herb even the correct spelling of it – It is Hoodia Gordonii – common misspellings are Hoodia Gordoni and Hoodia Gordini.

What Is Hoodia Gordonii

It is a cactus type plant (a succulent and not strictly speaking a cactus) that grows in inhospitable and arid conditions in South Africa (Kalahari Dessert) There are other species of the Hoodia plant but it is only the Gordonni variety that has benefits to weight loss by means of suppressing appetite.

Is Hoodia Gordonii A Recent Discovery

For the western world it is a fairly recent find. The San Tribes people of Southern Africa though have been using it for hundreds of years to suppress hunger and quench thirst whilst away on hunting trips for long periods.

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How Does Hoodia Help With Weight Loss

The Hoodia Gordonii plant has around a dozen natural substances in its make up. One substance known as the p57 molecule is a natutal appetite suppressant. Taking this substance when hungry will diminish and decrease the feeling of hunger. This causes both a physical and mental reaction – you will eat smaller portions because your stomach will be full, your brain will not crave food and so quell the need for snacks between meals.

There is no miracle or scientific approach to losing weight or dieting – it is a simple case of eating less within your boundaries of hunger. Hoodia provides the self control that is often lacking for many when trying to reduce their calorie intake.

What Are The Hoodia Gordonii Side Effects

This is a natural herb with centuries of generations of people that have used Hoodia without any ill effect. The one side effect that Hoodia has been known to cause is a very slight feeling of sexual arousal – this potential effect though is not common and should not be a reason to start taking Hoodia.

What Are Hoodia Vegecaps

Hoodia usually is contained in a vegecap – A vegecap is a capsule that does not contain gelatine and so therefore suitable for vegetarians and vegans. Some vegetarians and vegans while trying to control their weight by using a diet pill can possibly, unwittingly be using a product that contains animal byproduct.

How Do I  Take Hoodia

There is no right and wrong – it is generally accepted and recommended to take three Hoodia capsules a day – one capsule around 45 minutes before a meal.

How Long Does Hoodia Take To Work

You will start to experience a reduction in hunger after 48 hours if you are taking the recommeneded three capsules a day 45 minutes before each meal.

How Much Weight Can I Lose With Hoodia

Hoodia is designed to help you lose weight in a gradual and safe manner. Typically you will lose around 3lbs a week for the first month. This, though is without changing your eating habits or lifestyle. For quicker weight loss it is advised to help the Hoodia capsule by exercising or exercising more.

It is important to remember that Hoodia is NOT a meal replacement and so DO NOT skip meals. Eat as you usually would and you will find that you will be physically and mentally unable to eat the food portions that you would normally do pre Hoodia.

How Long Should I Take Hoodia For

Take Hoodia for long as little as you want to – it is a non addictive natural substance. Depending on the level of weight loss desired and obesity level a general timescale would be anywhere between 3 to 6 months.

If I Stop Taking Hoodia Will I Put The Weight Back On

No – Hoodia is designed to naturally shrink the stomach by suppressing the appetite. Once the brain has got used the decrease in food intake it will not suddenly start to crave a larger food portion when you have stopped taking Hoodia.

There Are So Many Different Hoodia Pills To Choose – Which Is The Best

There are dozens of Hoodia branded diet pills available to buy on the web and in health food stores – this is where the controversy really starts. It is estimated that 80% of all Hoodia branded products do not contain the natural p57 molecule or use a pharmaceutical synthetic replica.

The process of extracting the p57 substance from the Hoodia plant can take years and is quite costly – so some unscrupulous weight loss pill manufacturers choose to either use the other Hoodia Gordonii plant substances or syhthetically reproduce – then brand the product as “Hoodia”

How Do I Know If I Am Buying Genuine Hoodia Gordonii

Genuine Hoodia Gordonii contains only Hoodia Gordonii (no other ingredient should be present) and will be contained in a vegecap or capsule. The real giveway is certificate of authentication. Genuine p57 Hoodia Gordonii will carry a CITES Certificate – Hoodia Gordonii (the plant) is now classed as a protected species and so is governed by strict guidelines that govern the growing, harvetsing, extracting and distribution.

Where Can I Get Genuine Hoodia Gordonii From

There are several reputable Hoodia suppliers worlwide – The original importers are Pure Slim. Pure Slim have been importing Hoodia Gordonii for commercial use since 1996 and are considered to be the suppliers of the purest Hoodia Gordonii outside of Southern Africa. The product is called quite unsuprisingly Pure Hoodia.

For More Imformation Visit the Pure Hoodia Website

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