Obesity is becoming a serious health issue, not only in Western countries but also in Asia. The number of obese people is consistently increasing worldwide. This is the reason why there are so many researches being done to combat this health problem. There were also discoveries unveiled, both natural and artificial, to help the horizontally challenge people lose some pounds. One of these discoveries is the use of hoodia in weight-loss products. Hoodia is desert plant like cactus which primarily grows in Africa. It has a chemical which suppresses ones appetite, which limits food intake thus reduces weight.
Obesity is more than just a physical appearance issue. Obesity can lead to more serious health concerns like diabetes, hypertension and heart problems. So let us all be reminded that too much of anything is bad. This expression is definitely applicable to eating and weight.