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Body Shape is a combination of natural herbs and nutrients that assist with weight management and control of fat metabolism. This synergistic blend of ingredients is beneficial for suppressing appetite, increasing energy levels and providing support for a healthy lifestyle. Body Shape is best taken in conjunction with an exercise regime, balanced calorie-conscious diet and 6 – 8 glasses of water daily.
Hoodia cactus 2000mg, Brindleberry 2000mg (Providing HCA 300mg),
Citrus aurantium 1000mg,
Green tea 125mg,
Ascorbic acid (vitamin C) 50mg,
Carnitine Tartrate 50mg,
Piperine (black pepper extract) 5mg.
This product contains tableting aids and coating colour. Some herbal extracts used.
What is Body Shape?
Hoodia is a succulent plant that looks like a cactus. It is native to the Kalahari
Desert in the southern tip of Africa, principally in the nations of South Africa
and Namibia. The San people, native to the Kalahari Desert, have used
hoodia for millennia to suppress appetite for food and water and to increase
Brindleberry, also called garcinia and Malabar tamarind, is a little pumpkinshaped
fruit that has been used as a condiment in dishes such as curry. It
contains Hydroxycitric Acid (HCA), which has a chemical structure similar to
that of citric acid, the primary acid in citrus fruits.
Citrus aurantium (CA), commonly known as bitter orange and seville orange,
is used similarly in a wide variety of traditions. In Traditional Chinese Medicine, the
peel of the immature fruit is used for indigestion, abdominal pain, constipation,
and dysenteric diarrhoea. CA continues to be widely used for insomnia and
indigestion in many parts of the world.
Guarana has been used by the indigenous people of the Amazon rain forest
as a beverage and a medicine. It was used for diarrhoea, decreasing fatigue,
reducing hunger, and aiding arthritis.
Green tea has been used both as a social and a medicinal beverage. Unlike
black and oolong tea, it is not fermented and thus the active constituents
remain unaltered in the tea. Traditional Chinese Medicine has recommended
green tea for headaches, body aches and pains, digestion, depression,
immune enhancement, detoxification, as an energiser and to prolong life.
Ginger is highly valued as a spice especially with its warming properties. It
acts as an antioxidant and has antibAscorbic Acidacterial, anti-inflammatory, anti-clotting,
anti-ulcer and pain-killing properties.
Avoid taking if pregnant or lactating. Seek professional health advice if taking
medication, suffering a medical condition (ie. eating disorder) or a child before
supplementing. This product contains caffeine, which may cause insomnia
and anxiety in some individuals.
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