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Does Hoodia Gordonii Have Any Side Effects?

Jul 3, 2008
The plant known as Hoodia Gordonii has recently become very well known. Significant weight loss benefits are now associated with supplements made with Hoodia.

When compared to other health foods on the market today, Hoodia has more health benefits and is widely accepted. A pure Gordonii product has no stimulants or harmful side effects.

Remember that when Hoodia products are used to assist in weight loss, you are not on a diet. Your appetite will decrease as a result of taking the Hoodia. Therefore, you will not feel hungry and you will remain healthy and full of vigor.

To date, no adverse side effects of Hoodia Gordonii have been noted. Actually, it has been included in the diets of some native Africans for generations. Some of the most ancient tribes of Africa have eaten raw Hoodia for millenia.

The local tribes who have consistently used Hoodia generation after generation confirm that there are no side effects to be concerned about. As a result, the South African government classifies Hoodia Gordonii as a food, not a medicine.

In fact, the only known side effect known to come with taking Hoodia Gordonii is that it makes the brain feel full, whether you have eaten or not. Sometimes this can cause a problem if you are going to engage in the type of activities that require a lot of energy.

There is a great concern that those with eating disorders will want to use Hoodia for rapid weight loss, thus depriving themselves of necessary nutrients.

Suggested warnings that come with Hoodia are as follows: "Not to be used by children, pregnant or nursing women. It is not to be used by those with eating disorders or those who are underweight or of normal weight."
About the Author
You may have seen the news piece about hoodia on 60 Minutes . Weight loss guru Philip McDonald gives more details on this natural weight loss plan in his articles.
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