There is today an overwhelming choice of weight loss pills on the market and for those of us who do not want to take anything unnatural there is a choice of natural products you can try.
Hoodia which is extracted from a cactus plant of the milkweed family which grows in the Kalahari Desert region in Africa. For thousands of years the San people of the region suppress their hunger when they are out hunting by chewing on the plant. In effect hoodia sends a signal to tell the brain you have had enough to eat and drink and are no longer hungry or thirsty. Hoodia which you can buy without a prescription comes in three forms:
1.Hoodia Balance is in a herbal weight loss pill form.
2.Hoodia Chaser is a liquid form of hoodia for those who find swallowing pills difficult.
3.Hoodia Gordonii Plus is for those looking for more than an appetite suppressant and is a: metabolism booster, fat burner and energy enhancer all in one.
The Goji berry is a deep red fruit which is grown on vines and is dried in the sun and is cultivated in China, Mongolia, Tibet, and the Himalays. Goji berries have been used by Hollywood stars to help jumpstart their weight loss program. Because of the sense of wellbeing the Goji berry beings it is often known as the “happy berry” and is considered to be one of the most nutrient rich plant. Today almost all Goji berries come from China and have been used in Chinese medicine for thousands of years. Packed full of antioxidants, they are richer in beta-carotene than oranges, and contain vitamins C, E, B1, B2, and B6. In addition the Goji berry contains 21 trace elements including zinc, calcium, and selenium, along with 18 amino acids and essential fatty acids.
Goji bring many health benefits boosting the immune system, maintains healthy blood pressure, cholesterol, and blood sugar level, improves libido are amongst those. Goji berries are a herbal weight loss pills available in two different strengths:
1.Goji Active which brings all of the benefits of Goji berries.
2.Goji Advanced which enhances the benefits with the addition of other natural ingredients.
The harmful reactions and high cost of prescription medicines have guided many people to natural remedies to help loose weight. If however you are taking medications currently or are suffering form illnesses such as heart condition, high blood pressure, or diabetes consult your doctor before taking herbal remedies to assist in your weight problem.
A final word
Any food supplement will work best as part of a holistic weight loss program. The program should include a balanced diet and exercise this will bring additional benefits improving skin condition and giving a feeling of wellbeing.
Tips for healthy dieting
Start first with a balanced diet which has within it all of the main food groups, protein, fats, and carbohydrates. Each brings with them different benefits. Proteins are the building blocks for muscle. The energy your body needs to function properly comes from carbohydrates. Fats give us furl to work and are burned off when we work. The key is to balance your diet and eat in moderation.
Even if your level of fitness is low and your budget small and your live a busy lifestyle you can partake in exercise. Walking is an excellent exercise for the overweight as it burns off pure fat. Another cheap form of exercise are cycling, (either biking, for instance cycling to work, or on a stationary bike) and rope jumping. Rope jumping should be done on a low impact surface as it puts a lot of stress on your knees. Whichever type of exercise you decide on start with a little and build up your level slowly.
Set realistic weight loss goals
Before starting on a weight loss program you need to ask yourself how much weight you need to loose and set realistic goals on how to lose it. There is a great temptation to set an unrealistic target. If you eat a diet of junk food begin by substituting healthier food options. A target of losing a pound each week is a reasonable target. Start with gentle exercise such as 15 to 20 minute walk four or five times each week.
Yoyo dieting is when diet to lose weight and are successful in doing so however you gain back all of the weight you lost. This is the experience of many who diet and many repeat the cycles again and again, hence the term yoyo dieting. Avoid yoyo dieting by learning to lose weight slowly by adopting a balanced diet and taking exercise.
There are many reasons people give for being overweight. It is not that people forget to exercise or don’t diet enough. The reasons are however simple: people eat the wrong food and their eating patterns are wrong. With a busy lifestyle people skip breakfast, have a hurried sandwich for lunch, and have a pizza or other junk food after work because they are famished and will eat whatever is to hand. The biggest obstacle to weight loss often is our eating habits, changing them can be a real challenge natural supplements will help but reaching a well balanced diet with good eating habits should be your goal.