The Top 5 Herbs for Weight Loss
by Edward Group
If you want
to lose weight, you know the only way to ensure healthy progress
and lasting success is by changing how you eat and increasing your
activity level. However, there are a number of herbs that can help
this journey along, whether by speeding up your fat-burning metabolism
or by helping you stifle cravings.
These top 5
herbs can help accelerate your bodys natural
ability to eliminate body fat both safely and effectively:
serious gains in popularity a few years ago during which time its
beneficial properties became more well-known by the general public.
Now, the dust has settled a little, but pure Hoodia is still an
effective weight loss aid with serious backing. Used by hunters
in desert regions of Africa, the herb helps reduce cravings and
allows you to cut calories without feelings of deprivation. Because
there are many weight loss aids carrying the Hoodia name, be cautious
that what you are getting is the real thing.
This is a wild
shrub native to the West Indies, Mexico, and Central America. It
has a variety of uses, though most recently has been marketed as
a weight loss aid. This could be because of its effects on the digestive
system, sometimes encouraging loose stools and the subsequent loss
of water weight. However, a
promising study showed that when paired with other herbs, Damiana
helped delay gastric emptying, providing a sense of fullness for
a longer period after eating.
This herb is
native to Africa and has been used for centuries in Ayurvedic medicine.
It is said to balance blood sugar levels and is often recommended
for people suffering from diabetes. It is said to block sugar absorption
and stop sugar
cravings, a major contributor to some peoples weight problems.
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