Hoodia Sentence Examples
For one, the patent rights for P57, as the active ingredient of the hoodia cactus is known, remains with the CSIR.
This study revealed that the action of Hoodia's steroidal glycoside was directly on the hypothalamus, the part of the brain controlling appetite.
For example, hoodia is a cactus plant native to South Africa.
Hoodia Gordonii is a succulent plant native to the Kalahari Desert in southern Africa.
Many studies have proven that Hoodia does work.Advertisement
Although proponents of Hoodia declare it to be safe because African tribesmen have been eating it in its natural form for centuries, medical professionals approach the supplement with caution.
Various ingredients used in products containing Hoodia, along with a person's individual sensitivities, heighten the chance of a negative effect.
Hoodia plantations have been implemented in the southern regions of Africa, but resistance to pests and disease has transpired due to its "unnatural" variety.
Hoodia Prime boasts 1200mg of Hoodia in each serving.
The actual dosage of Hoodia you get depends on the specific product you buy.Advertisement
For example, the daily intake of the supplement using Hoodia Prime is 3600mg per day.
The catch is whether the dietary supplement contains Hoodia or not.
According to Mike Adams from NaturalNews.com, about 80 percent of "Hoodia" diet products on the market are counterfeit.
In its X32 product, the TrimSpa company lists Hoodia in its ingredients but does not indicate how much of it the pills contains.
The Foodia Bar lists 400mg of Hoodia (whole plant) in its ingredients.Advertisement
Many supplements have only 0.1 - 0.01% of Hoodia Gordonii.
Phytopharm, a pharmaceutical company, has begun adding Hoodia derivatives to its diet foods, including shakes and bars.
While the effectiveness and safety of Hoodia Gordonii itself are still under investigation, some products containing little or none of the appetite suppressant can be disappointing, if not dangerous.
Diet patches, such as Hoodia products, follow the same money-making path, since the patches do not last forever and need to be replenished.
The Ice Cube referred to is a Hoodia ice cube designed by Desert Labs and said to help people lose weight.Advertisement
The idea behind the Hoodia Ice Cube is that it is a natural way to help people eat less.
You drop the Hoodia Ice Cube in a glass of water or let in melt in your mouth once a day and it reduces your appetite.
The difference is that the Hoodia Ice Cube helps you to eat less of them.
According to the diet's website, Hoodia works with your metabolism to help you drop those unwanted pounds without any negative side effects.
The Hoodia used in the Ice Cube Diet is developed and researched by Desert Labs in the southern deserts of Israel.Advertisement
When the Hoodia is mature, the stem is frozen to best preserve the active ingredients.
In the case of Desert Lab's Hoodia, they also have it tested by Alkemist Pharmaceuticals, an independent authorized lab that conducts three tests to ensure the quality of the product.
Because their Hoodia is frozen and not dried, it is suggested the frozen Hoodia is more effective.
According to the manufacturers of the Hoodia Ice Cube, when the Hoodia is dried and put into pill form it destroys the structure and effectiveness of the plant.
Before you decide to use Hoodia or any other diet product, it is best to talk with your doctor.
Hoodia is often costly, so if you do decide to try this or another diet involving a Hoodia supplement, make sure the company you buy from offers a money back guarantee.