According to the latest health survey of England (HSE), one out of four adults in the UK are obese. With obesity levels reaching such epidemic proportions, many people are using natural weight loss pills in order to achieve fat loss. However, do they work and if so, which is the most effective diet pill?
How does the body burn fat with natural weight loss pills?
Many dieters use natural diet pills because they are natural products. However, just because the pill is natural, does not mean that it is either effective or safe.
There are a wide range of natural diet pills available on the market. The most popular ones include the following extracts:
- Bitter orange
- Guar gum. How effective are these natural diet pills? Hoodia Hoodia is a plant extract which apparently brings about fat loss by reducing the appetite naturally. Guar gum Guar gum comes from the ground endosperm of guar beans. It works by blocking fat absorption. It also appears to lower cholesterol levels and even aids diabetics with blood sugar levels. However, in the case of both Hoodia and guar gum, there is insufficient research to determine conclusively that either diet pills work. Bitter orange Bitter orange, which is an extract from the bitter orange tree, is also known as been an appetite suppressant. It has also been substituted in recent times in many natural diet pills as a replacement for ephedra, which is now banned. However, it does contain synephrine and octopamine, which are natural stimulants. There are some concerns which state that they may cause the same dangerous side effects such as heart palpitations, which ephedra is famous for.
Which natural diet pill is the most effective?
Looking at the three natural diet pills mentioned above, Hoodia and guar gum are certainly safe. Furthermore, while empirical evidence is lacking as regards to their effectiveness, many dieters are happy with them. However, natural diet pills are not the only way to lose weight. There is a wide range of naturally occurring weight loss supplements such as green tea and chromium (this can be found in some fruits and vegetables, such as grapefruit and broccoli for instance), which support natural weight loss. Final word The solution for a dieter who is looking for a natural weight loss pill, involves a willingness to integrate natural supplementation, while been aware of the possible side effects of even the most natural weight loss supplements.