High-Carbohydrate diets contain a preponderance of plant-based foods. Some are extreme in that they ban fat.   Heart protective diets are advised to people with a family history of heart disease. The diet is based on consuming extremely low fat and very high carbohydrates foods. While the precise definition of low and high is open to argument, the theory behind this dietary formula is simple. It is based on the…
Citrin and Citrimax are proprietary supplements derived from Garcina cambogia, an Ayurvedic herb. These plants contain hydroxycitric acid. Hydroxycitric acid is used in diet supplement formulas because its is purported to increase the body’s capacity to store glycogen, enhance the satiety signals to the hypothalamus and reduce fatty acid synthesis. It is quietly building a reputation for safety and good results.     Chitosan Another additon nto the arsenal of…
Billions of compounds are made by plants, most are of important only to the plant. Yet, the world’s greatest healing agents are derived from just a few species of plants. How many more lie undiscovered?   Pharmaceutical science turns to Nature and her library of compounds in their search for miracle cures. This has not always proved to be beneficial, which is illustrated by two popular Over-the-counter diet drugs. Ephedine…