Whilst being obese and carrying more weight than we should poses a risk to our long term health, it is vital that we exercise caution whenever we engage in a weight loss regime so as to minimize risks to our health by this change in eating habits.
We must ensure that as we diet, we reduce our intake of those foods which are harmful to us, whilst at the same time increasing our intake of healthy foods as well.
One of the biggest potential threats to our health and well being are dieting pills and medication, and whilst we often associate prescription drugs with addiction, dieting pills can be addictive as well and worse still, they pose potential threats to our health.
In some cases, dieting pills can actually create health problems which are on par with or even worse than, those risks that obesity poses. Herbal weight loss therefore as being widely hailed as a safer and equally effective supplementary course of action, which can help a dieter in their pursuit of weight loss.
A common misconception of herbal weight loss is that it is a quack remedy, i.e. little more than a manipulative marketing gimmick. Studies have been conducted to determine and validate the effectiveness of such herbal remedies and the results have been overwhelmingly positive, with green tea especially effective for weight loss.
Green tea is widely hailed as one of the most potent herbal alternatives for weight loss as it helps to facilitate the weight loss process on a number of levels including a significant increase in the metabolic rate, as well as suppressing of the appetite urges.
Kelp is also used by dieters thanks to the positive impact it has upon the thyroid gland, which itself is specifically responsible for the metabolic rate.