The Downsides of Hoodia for Weight Loss

Hoodia godonii is a plant which is native to countries in Africa such as Botswana, South Africa and others. Suffice it to say that Hoodia is a native to the South Kalahari Desert.  Hoodia diet pills have been very popular lately and it is aggressively manufactured as a diet pill which is all natural and has no side effects. But, the thing is Hoodia weight loss does come with side effects. It has downsides although a lot of Hoodia marketers claim it does not. Before you think of Hoodia as the best diet plan to reduce weight, you need to know what they can do to your body. You need to know the good things it can give you, more importantly, the bad things.
One of the primary downsides of Hoodia diet pills is there are no research yet which would support its claims of weight loss. Medical researchers are still working on getting results to support or refute the claims of companies and manufacturers of Hoodia. However, there is already finding of some medical researchers that point to the various side effects of Hoodia. According to a research conducted by Pfizer, although Hoodia did who that it can suppress a person’s appetite; it can also have unwanted effects on the liver.
Hoodia affects the liver function and it also affects people who are taking medications for other ailments like diabetes, high blood pressure, high cholesterol and many more. It is especially dangerous to people who have diabetes. Hoodia tricks the brain into thinking that it already has sufficient blood sugar and this can cause sugar levels in the blood to drop dangerously low.
Hoodia is also not to be used by pregnant and lactating women. It should also not be taken by people who have liver and kidney problems. There have been reports about shepherds in South Africa  who took Hoodia to suppress hunger but then died of starvation.


  1. It’s really great comment. I really heard first time about Hoodia godonii plant. If I found it anywhere than I really want to use it. Yeah, there is one easy option for loss weight which is join zoomba fitness classes. If you don’t know about zoomba than please go with above link and join zoomba.

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