What You Should Know
Choice Natural Hoodia is an all natural dietary supplement containing hoodia gordonii. Originally used by the San Bushmen of South Africa, hoodia has been shown in recent scientific studies to effectively reduce hunger sensations. The San Bushmen have used hoodia gordonii for centuries during times of food scarcity, especially during arduous hunting expeditions to alleviate hunger and thirst. Recent scientific studies have indicated that hoodia gordonii contains substances that mimic the effect of glucose on the brain, giving the brain signals that the body has eaten and hunger has been satisfied. Some studies have shown that obese people taking hoodia gordonii have reduced their daily caloric intake by up to 1000 calories. Choice Natural Hoodia is said to be a safe and effective form of hoodia.
List of Ingredients
Choice Natural Hoodia contains 500 mg of hoodia gordonii per serving, plus gelatin, magnesium stearate, silicon dioxide and water.
Choice Natural Hoodia contains hoodia that has been processed as a whole plant, down to a powder form. No specific part of the plant has been isolated in the process, as in some other hoodia supplements. The advertising for Choice Natural Hoodia suggests that hoodia is safest in its whole-plant form, rather than just the steroidal glycosides that same products contain because this is how the plant was originally consumed by the San Bushmen. There are other benefits of hoodia suggested by Choice Natural, involving possible aphrodisiac capabilities and other pleasurable effects. Choice Natural Hoodia comes in a bottle containing 60 capsules, and the recommended serving size is 2 capsules.
- Hoodia gordonii may help to suppress the appetite.
- Pure hoodia is very difficult to obtain and therefore very expensive.
- Hoodia may also suppress thirst, leading to possible dehydration.
- There no product guarantee offered for Choice Natural Hoodia.
Choice Natural Hoodia is one of many supplements available that contains the popular diet ingredient hoodia. Consumers seeking to purchase any hoodia containing product must be very cautious shoppers, as there are many companies taking advantage of the consumer by selling fraudulent products that don’t contain authentic hoodia at all. Choice Natural does not offer any official certification of the hoodia it contains; therefore its authenticity cannot be verified. There is also no money-back guarantee offered and no official product website available with customer feedback options or company information. Choice Natural Hoodia can be purchased from many online retailers, at prices ranging from $39.95 on up. Concerning the claims about hoodia containing aphrodisiac capabilities, there are no clinical studies cited by the advertising for Choice Natural Hoodia to support those claims. Also be aware that Choice Natural Hoodia does not recommend their product for anyone who is pregnant or nursing, or has certain medical conditions such as high blood pressure, thyroid disease, diabetes or is taking a prescription MAOI medication.