Herbs that have traditionally been used to treat obesity have many different actions that help the body use and burn calories from food more effectively. Some like Oolong tea and fucus help to keep appetite in check
Today, most interest is centered on caralluma's
use as an appetite suppressant. Caralluma works in much the same way as hoodia,
both hoodia and caralluma contain preganane glycosides, thought to aid in weight
Evergreen Shrub :
Black tea, Oolong/Wu long tea and green and white teas are all from the same plant, Camellia sinensis. The health benefits of tea are mainly credited to the catechin polyphenols,
particularly epigallocatechin gallate, or (EGCG). Plant
herbaceous annual plant :
Many studies have shown that Phaseolus vulgaris reduces the rate at which starchy foods like pasta and bread are converted into sugar....
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