What You Should Know
Botanic Choice Hoodia Slim is now called Botanic Choice Hoodia Complex. The supplement claims to decrease appetite with the power of Hoodia while increasing metabolism and weight loss. The website claims to use authentic Hoodia, but does not link this claim to a CITES certificate. A CITES certificate is required by the South African government to export authentic Hoodia. Botanic Choice offers an image of the product label so dieter can view the complete ingredient list. Botanic Choice also supports direct ordering of supplements from the manufacturer.
List of Ingredients
Hoodia Gordonii, Green Tea Leaf Extract, Cocoa Extract and Chromium.
One thing we love about Botanic Choice Hoodia Slim is the complete ingredient list that includes how much of each ingredient is used in the formula. Dieters need to know how much of an ingredient is included before choosing a weight loss supplement. Sometimes, there is just a bit of an ingredient – not enough to be effective.
Hoodia Gordonii is the primary ingredient in Botanic Choice Hoodia Slim. This ingredient is supposed to suppress appetite, but clinical studies have proven it has no such effect. When given a placebo, dieters were no more likely to report suppressed appetite with Hoodia than the placebo. The active ingredient in Hoodia, P57, is metabolized quickly by the liver leaving none in the body to suppress appetite.
Green Tea Leaf Extract (200 mg) is a viable weight loss ingredient with sufficient clinical support. However, most clinical trials suggest taking 350 mg of green tea per serving and this supplement falls short of that suggestion. Even if green tea is effective, it will only work to increase metabolism and weight loss if the dieter takes enough.
Cocoa Extract is included because of the high caffeine content. There are 400 mg of cocoa extract, but how much caffeine that cocoa imparts is not revealed. This could mean dieters who are sensitive to caffeine may feel jittery after taking the Botanic Choice Hoodia Slim supplement.
The final ingredient is Chromium. Chromium is proven to suppress appetite and aid in weight loss. We are thrilled Botanic Choice chose a true appetite suppressant.
Botanic Choice Hoodia Slim sells for $12.49 per 30 capsules. Dieters are supposed to take two capsules per day.
- Green tea is an effective weight loss ingredient.
- Chromium may help suppress appetite.
- Cocoa supplies caffeine – another proven stimulant.
- Hoodia has no effect on appetite.
Aside from the inclusion of Hoodia, an ineffective ingredient, Botanic Choice Hoodia Slim is an effective formula. There could be more green tea, but at least the company is headed in the right direction. Take out the Hoodia and add more green tea and this supplement could help improve weight loss.