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Review Article:Hoodia (Hoodia gordonii)
Initial Posting: 10/20/05 Updated 10/21/11
Choosing the Best Hoodia Supplement
WILL HOODIA HELP YOU LOSE WEIGHT? MAKE SURE YOU KNOW THE FACTS.
FIND OUT NOW!
"Hoodia" supplements are marketed and used to reduce appetite and aid weight loss. In fact, the demand has outstripped the supply of hoodia, according to some reports.
What is hoodia? Does hoodia help you lose weight? What is the evidence behind it? What is the usual dose of hoodia? Are there side effects with hoodia? We answer these questions in this report.
Standards for judging the quality of hoodia products have yet to be established, so, unlike most ConsumerLab.com Reviews, we are unable to test products until the science catches up. But this report will tell you what you need to know now about hoodia.