You may have heard of at least one friend bragging about weight loss while on the Grapefruit Diet, which begs the question – is the Grapefruit Diet effective or is weight loss on this diet just a coincidence? We take a look at this diet more closely to get the skinny on what some people consider the diet all-star.
In the year 1778 a miraculous plant named Hoodia Gordonii was discovered by two intelligent Europeans named Colonel RF Gordon and Paterson. Prior to this, it was only known to the African Bushmen and they used it to suppress their hunger during adverse conditions. Actually, Hoodia Gordonii was known to the African tribes for centuries but it was only after the discovery of the plant that its properties were unraveled to the western world.
Spirulina is a food source that has long been recognized by ancient cultures for it's extremely valuable nutritional properties. In recent years, modern man has finally started to discover how spirulina does not only work as a nutritional supplement, but can also be highly beneficial in assisting with weight loss.
Fat is no more fab and all health conscious people around the world will agree with me on this. This is the reason why we leave no stone unturned to get rid of the extra fat on our body. Low Carb diets to Atkins diet and Sugar free tabs to Sauna belts we are trying every trick in the book; somehow the desired results are far from encouraging. The market is flooded with thousands of fad diets and supplements and all promise to give you a chiseled look but most promises fall flat on their face.
According to the Associated Press and other various news outlets, the Federal and Drug Administration has issued a warning to all consumers using the diet pill, Hydroxycut, to immediately discontinue use. It’s believed that use of this dietary supplement can result in serious liver damage and has even been linked to one death, which has led to a Hydroxycut recall. To date, 23 reports of liver damage have been linked to this product as well as the death of a teenager on the West Coast.
There’s an interesting fact about Orlistat and it is kind of funny too. Though this is the name of a drug that helps people lose weight, when you search for it, you will never find one. And that is because, Orlistat is actually sold by two different names – when you are buying it with a prescription what you will get is Xenical, and when you do not have a prescription, what you need is Alli. Xenical is sold by Roche and Alli is sold by GlaxoSmithKline, both very renowned drug makers.
Are you already groaning at the thought of another diet regime? Well, don’t. Because with the Suzanne Somers weight loss plan, you can eat great and still lose weight.
Have you tried aerobics, kickboxing and other exercise fads only to become disenchanted with them? Are you unmotivated to try yet another new workout routine? I’m sure you’ve contemplated how to lose weight without exercising and wondered if it was indeed possible. Well, we’ve compiled a list of tips on how you might be able to achieve weight loss and the benefits of exercise without taking up yet another new sport.
In breakthrough news for dieters everywhere, a study from Germany has just revealed that white tea extract has the ability to attack human fat cells in two ways. Yes, you read right. That hot cuppa could be all you need for natural and effective fat burning. The natural extract of white tea for weight loss looks to be a breakthrough for those with excess pounds who are seeking a safe solution that works.
A number of studies have been commissioned over the years to look at the consumption of dairy products and its relation to weight loss. Some scientists have been particularly interested in this question: Does Calcium Help Weight Loss? The answer, from the studies that have been done, seems to be yes, but is this true – is this fact or fiction? We take a deeper look at what’s been said.