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Nearly 70 years ago, an unnamed Dutch anthropologist discovered something that many today claim is a weight loss “miracle”. Many centuries ago (and possibly to this day!) the San Bushmen of the Kalahari Desert ate a succulent plant to help stave off hunger and thirst on long hunting trips. One day, back in 1937, the Dutch anthropologist noted the appetite suppressant effects of the plant and took the revelation back to Europe. Spurred by the promise that a new cure for obesity had been found, researchers from South Africa and Britain collaborated to isolate the active ingredient in this miracle […]

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It is the year 1910 and you are trekking through one of the most remote parts of India. You haven’t seen a village in over a week and you haven’t eaten in days.

Suddenly you realize that you are not hungry and it feels like you have energy coursing through all of the veins in your body. And, incredibly, your belly is flatter, your arms are more toned and your waist is trimmer…how can this be?

No, it’s not because you’ve been doing daily wind sprints and one-handed push-ups while on your trek; it’s because you are following an ancient Indian tradition and chewing on Caralluma fimbriata, an edible cactus shown to suppress hunger, enhance physical endurance, burn fat, and improve muscle tone.

In fact, this incredible succulent has been used for centuries to help tribes survive famine, drought, food shortage, and long hunting trips.

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Many people take thick or creamy drinks to replace eating solid foods in the hope of feeling satisfied and reducing calorie intake. For some it is a means of taking in fewer calories to lose weight, but previous studies have shown that common beverages like coffee, soda and other fluids do not suppress the appetite the same way as solid food with the same amount of calories. Keri McCrickerd, a PhD student at the University of Sussex in Brighton, England, and colleagues found modifying the texture and creaminess of a fruit yogurt drink could increase a person’s expectations that the […]

Continue reading Thick Drinks Can Make You Feel Full Says Research

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