Opting for natural, whole foods, consuming more water and upping your workout routine are the general basic tenants of weight loss. But there could be a secret other solution to your dieting woes: herbs.
As long as you follow rules on how to use healing herbs safely, your weight loss efforts could certainly improve with the addition of the tasty and easy-to-get herbal remedies.
Being overweight raises risk for diabetes. Several animal studies show that animal diets supplemented with bitter melon reduce weight gain and fat accumulation. University of Hong Kong researchers placed rats on a high-fat diet with or without supplemental bitter melon extract. The animals in the herb group gained less weight and accumulated less body fat. The researchers concluded that the herb “strongly counteracts the (harmful) effects of a high-fat diet.”