It’s an everlasting battle. You versus that extra pounds you are so desperately trying to lose. Who doesn’t know the frustrating feeling of trying diet after diet and they don’t work, or maybe they do, but you just lack the willpower to starve yourself… That hungry feeling gets the best of you and before you know it, you have eaten a whole chocolate bar.
However, what if you could trick the brain into thinking you’re full? The hoodia patch claims to do just that plus giving you a boost of energy. It has previously made BBC headlines when a group of morbidly obese people entered a trial and of which half were given Hoodia and half given a placebo. Two weeks into the trial, the Hoodia group had reduced their calorie consumption by 1000.