Hoodia Side Effects
There are no published reports of hoodia side effects after
short-term use. It contains a molecule that fools your brain into
believing you are full.
According to the British Heart Foundation 17% of men and 21% of
women are obese, while 46% of men and 32% of women are
So the drug's marketing potential speaks for itself.
Phytopharm's Dr Richard Dixey explained how P.57 actually works:
"There is a part of your brain, the hypothalamus. Within that
mid-brain there are nerve cells that sense glucose sugar.
"When you eat, blood sugar goes up because of the food, these
cells start firing and now you are full.
"What the Hoodia seems to contain is a molecule that is about
10,000 times as active as glucose.
"It goes to the mid-brain and actually makes those nerve cells
fire as if you were full. But you have not eaten. Nor do you want
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