Most researchers accept that the signals which
human clinical trial, the group receiving the active
regulate food intake, primarily hunger and satiety, are
compound taken twice daily for 15 days was claimed
also responsible for energy balance and regulation.
to achieve a statistically significant reduction in caloric
Many hormones constitute a complex feedback loop
between the body, the senses, and the brain to create,
suppress, and regulate appetite. Although the satiety
signals from key peptide hormones pressure the brain
In Siberia, a remote region of Russia, the natives
to stop eating, scientists say that psychological cues
used pine nut oil as an appetite suppressant and
rather than physiological drives can override these
metabolism enhancer. People who ate a handful of pine
nuts or pine nut oil with a meal experienced a feeling of
Understanding some of the factors involved in
fullness and suppressed their hunger for many hours.
regulating food intake is important in designing a
Various compounds of pine nut oil have been
successful weight management program. Diet regimens
analyzed by scientists to determine how these foods
that encompass a decrease in energy intake (through
work to control appetite and promote weight loss. One
sensible, healthy eating) while preserving the highest
specific fatty acid in was isolated as being responsible
level of satiety as possible tend to be most favorable.
for its effect on satiety--pinolenic acid.
Dietary supplements can also be incorporated into an
Pinolenic acid is a triple-unsaturated fatty acid
energy balance plan, to assist with weight loss goals.
found exclusively in pine nuts and pine nut oil,
One such supplement is Hoodia Suppress. It contains
Researchers studying the effects of pine nut oil have
two natural plant-based ingredients, Hoodia gordonii
hypothesized that it may control the appetite and help
and PinnoThin™ pine nut oil, which may be helpful
with weight loss by stimulating the hunger-suppressing
in curbing one's appetite. These compounds send the
hormone cholecystokinin (CCK), possibly because of
feeding centers of the brain certain satiety signals,
its unique fatty acid profile. CCK not only helps the
which convey a sense of fullness even though the
body digest fats better but also sends a "full" feeling to
person may not have eaten. Reducing the urge to eat
the brain, decreasing the desire to eat. By reducing the
without feeling deprived is the key to controlling the
desire to eat, it helps to lower the intake of calories.
The leading Dutch research agency, TNO Health
and Food, conducted an independent, randomized
crossover, double blind study on the usage of
Even though the Hoodia plant has a spiny
PinnoThin™, to prove that it significantly induces the
appearance similar to cacti, it is not a cactus. Found
release of CCK and decreases the desire to eat. The
throughout southern Africa, the San Bushmen of the
subjects receiving 3 grams of PinnoThin™ showed an
Kalahari, one of the world's oldest and most primitive
increased amount of CCK and glucagon-like peptide-1
tribes, have been eating Hoodia for thousands of
(GLP-1) in the bloodstream within 30-60 minutes,
years to stave off hunger during long hunting trips.
which resulted in a decreased desire to eat and
Hoodia contains naturally-occurring phytochemicals
prospective food intake after 30 minutes of receiving the
that appear to impact the ghrelin-leptin signals to the
hypothalamus by inducing a feeling of satiety, even
It was discovered that Hoodia decreased the
Eating less helps fight weight gain and the
appetites of laboratory rats (animals that will eat
problems associated with obesity. Suppress your
anything) by means other than a direct toxic effect.
appetite with Hoodia Suppress today.
In an unpublished, double-blind, placebo-controlled,
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