The weight loss industry is booming with countless products that all promise to help you hit your goal weight. As if there aren’t enough already, there's another one and it goes by the exotic name, African Mango Diet. What makes it different than the other diets out there?
As the name implies, this fruit is native to West Africa. For thousands of years, Africans have consumed African Mango as a regular part of their diet. It's consistently used for medicinal purposes. The fruit contains a nut that's ground up and used in cooking. The paste, meanwhile, is brought on long trips to keep travelers from going hungry. It's only been in the last two decades that the western world has discovered and recognized its health benefits.
The African Mango diet was introduced on the Dr. Oz show as the “Miracle in your Medicine Cabinet.” It was also featured in the Oprah Winfrey Show (Editor's Note: Neither Oprah Winfrey or Dr. Oz are affiliated with eVitamins. They don't endorse any specific brand or product.). The African Mango extract, which is scientifically known as Irvingia Gabonensis is one of the most potent weight loss ingredients in the world according to its proponents. Deemed as the quickest way to lose unwanted weight, many are embracing it as a wonder weight loss drug.
The real question remains: does it really work?
The fruit was studied originally for its potential benefits for lowering cholesterol. The findings of the study were surprising. It found that this fruit not only helped in lowering the cholesterol levels but there was also a significant weight loss of 12.3 pounds in two months for every group that was given the extract. The group that received the placebo did not exhibit weight loss or improvement in cholesterol level. Since then, more studies have been conducted to replicate or disprove the findings of the original African Mango study. Here are some findings that show how the African Mango diet can help in weight loss.
Works as a Fat Burner
African mango is a natural superfood and can therefore aid in the fat burning process. It even targets those stubborn fats that some exercises fail to burn. It boosts the body’s metabolism and helps the body use stored fat. Because it doesn’t contain any stimulant, it’s safe for almost anyone to use. It doesn’t matter whether you’re striving to get rid of 25 pounds or just want to shed a little, this can work well for you.
Suppresses the Appetite
Those who love to eat have the hardest time losing weight. It’s like they need extra devotion to stay on their weight loss diet. This incredible fruit extract helps people by suppressing their appetites. African Mango regulates leptin, the primary hormone linked to obesity. It signals to the body that it is already full. People who have low levels of leptin obviously crave more food, which leads to overeating. This in turn results in weight gain. African mango regulates as well as increases levels of leptin to avoid overeating.
Slows Down Digestion
African mango also delays the digestion process. This means that you stay full for a longer time. While you would normally feel hungry after a few hours, having the African Mango diet will delay your craving for another few hours.
Provides High Amounts of Fiber
This fruit extract is a wonderful source of soluble fiber. Like leptin, fiber also suppresses the appetite. It does this by acting as a “bulk forming laxative.” This helps in getting rid of the waste from the body.
Are There Side Effects?
As with any other diet program, it's important to be aware of the side effects involved with the African Mango Diet. Since it is a natural ingredient, side effects are mild and minimal. They may include mild headaches and excessive gases. Fortunately, these side effects may decrease after the body has gotten used to processing the extract.
If you decide to try the African Mango Diet, be sure to talk to your doctor first. It is also important to find a high quality African mango extract supplement that’s not only effective but is also safe.
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