Saturday, November 3, 2007

The Battle To Lose Weight

The battle of weight is a common one. With millions suffering, consumers yearn to find a product that allows them to diet safely without being hungry.

As we drive across town in our cars, our vision is assaulted with a variety of bad food choices. With fast food restaurants at virtually every intersection offering greasy burgers and fries, it’s not difficult to see why the latest statistics from the National Center of Obesity show that over 58 million Americans are now obese. For many of these unhealthy individuals, every day is a constant battle to lose weight.

Some people tend to be more fortunate than others. People with innately high metabolisms are able to munch on chips and candy while others deprive themselves of any indulgences in order to lose weight. They exercise, make healthy food choices, and still have problems trying to lose weight. It can be frustrating, tedious process. For some, it’s a miserable one. To lose weight, they are often hungry, chugging bottles of water in an effort to fill the empty void in their stomachs.

The self berating comes when finally they ask themselves, “Is it really worth all this to lose weight?” Agitated, they pull the car into the nearest McDonalds, order a Big Mac and curse themselves later. When they are later angry with themselves for the bad food choices, they justify it in their own minds by telling themselves that the tuna and crackers they’d packed in a brown bag lunch just weren’t enough. They were still hungry!

For some, the battle to lose weight is a losing one. Willpower tends to bend when our stomachs start growling, and dieters constantly complain about being hungry. With so many products on the market that claim to curb the appetite, many of the products just don’t live up to the claims. Although you may struggle to lose weight, the issue of being constantly hungry often prompts people to binge eat, making both your diet and your self confidence fail miserably.

Wouldn’t it be wonderful if there was a product out there that actually followed through on its promise? Wouldn’t it be great to lose weight while feeling great and satisfied? If you are like most people, you’d prefer to lose weight the healthy way. Face it, popping diet pills isn’t the best answer. Many of these pills leave you jittery and feeling just plain bad.

Doctors would agree that the best way to lose weight is the old fashioned way… by cutting calories. This doesn’t mean cutting all carbohydrates out of your diet or eating only low fat snacks. It means lowering your caloric intake.

In 2004, Hoodia Gordonii was discovered. Not a drug, this cactus-like plant was tested for thirty years before finally introduced to the public. It’s not a new discovery however. In fact, Bushmen used this vegetable for centuries to ward off hunger when on long journeys.

What does this mean to you? It means that finally there is an all-natural, totally safe way to get rid of those hunger pains, making it easy to cut calories and lose weight while feeling great.

About The Author
Nutrition and weight-loss expert Martin Stanwyck is the author of a multitude of diet articles. Visit to learn more about his main topic Hoodia Gordonii.