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Move over Weight Watchers, not to mention the health benefits

Posted by on Apr. 28, 2012 at 4:26 PM
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Study: Exotic African Fruit Extract Melts Away Pounds, Inches
— And Weight Loss Isn't the Best Part, Say Doctors
By NICOLE HODGES Ι April 28, 2012  

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African Mango

Move Over Weight Watchers, an exotic super fruit called 'African Mango' is quickly becoming America's hottest new way to lose weight.

And much to the chagrin of the nation's $40 billion-dollar diet industry, which sells outrageously expensive surgical procedures and drugs that have done little, if anything, to trim America's ever-growing collective waistline. 

Indeed, interest in the use of African Mango extract (irvingia gabonensis) as a safe, effective and inexpensive weight loss alternative surged after Dr. Mehmet Oz called it, mentioning no specific brand, a "breakthrough supplement" and a "miracle in your medicine cabinet" on his Emmy Award-winning The Dr. Oz Show, which aired on September 13, 2010.3

Similarly, one of the show's leading medical contributors, Dr. Tanya Edwards, M.D., called African Mango extract, mentioning no specific brand, a "miracle pill" after it helped her lose 7 pounds in less than a month without making any changes to her diet or exercise routine.4 Click here to read her report.

Subjects Lost 3,990% More Weight — But That's Not the Best Part

According to a recent study published in the scientific journal Lipids in Health and Disease, men and women supplementing with African Mango extract for just 28 days lost an astonishing 3,990% more weight than those taking a placebo (8.9 lbs vs. 0.22 lbs).1 

Beyond the weight loss, the volunteers taking African Mango extract 30 minutes before meals lost a stunning average of 2.4 inches from their waistlines as well as 1.8 inches from their hips — and the reduction in pounds and inches isn't even African Mango's greatest benefit, according to researchers.

Of more significance is the marked improvement in multiple measures of overall health, say the study's authors. Findings show that in volunteers supplementing with the super fruit extract, their bad LDL cholesterol, triglyceride, and glucose levels all plummeted — suggesting that, unlike many diet pills on the market, African Mango actually improves your health while promoting safe weight loss.1

What Is African Mango, and How Does It Work?

African MangoDespite the recent frenzy surrounding African Mango and its ability to cause safe weight loss, the fruit has actually been used as a diet aid for centuries in Cameroon, Africa.5

The brightly-colored tropical fruit is native to Cameroon's west-coastal rainforests. African Mango, or Bush Mango, differs from other mango fruits in that it produces a peculiar seed, which natives of Cameroon refer to as Dikka nuts.5

For hundreds of years, an extract from the seeds called irvingia gabonensis has been used among Cameroon villagers for its wide-ranging medicinal benefits, which range from reducing and preventing obesity to lowering cholestrol to regulating blood sugar to treating infections.1,5

Americans Swear by African Mango's Slimming Benefits

Tiffany Waterson, a 30-year-old mother of three from St. Petersburg, Florida, says she struggled with her weight for years until discovering African Mango.

"I gained 40 pounds with my last child, and I was already 25 pounds overweight," says Waterson. "I tried several diets and tried to stay away from the foods I loved and nothing seemed to work. I might have lost a few pounds, but it would always come back."

Waterson says she just about gave up hope of ever losing the weight until she read an article about the slimming and health benefits of African Mango. 

"I read all about it and said what the heck, I'll give it a try and ordered some," says Waterson. "I have been taking African Mango for six months now, and I am down 33.5 pounds."

"All I have done is take the pills like the bottle says and drink plenty of water, and I don't eat past 8 p.m. I still eat what I have always eaten, just smaller portions. And now to tone my body up I'm doing light exercise, and I am loving my new body."

David Jefferies, a 35-year-old journalist from Columbia, Missouri, says he's experienced similar weight-loss success with African Mango.

"After just two weeks of using African Mango, I lost 21 pounds of fat, including a lot of fat off my gut," says Jefferies. "I'm amazed at how fast the weight is falling off me. Already my jean size has dropped from 36 to 32.

by on Apr. 28, 2012 at 4:26 PM
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Ednarooni160
by Bronze Member on Apr. 28, 2012 at 4:46 PM

Now before anyone screams "fad diet".LOL...I liked what it had to say about this: benefits, which range from reducing and preventing obesity to lowering cholestrol to regulating blood sugar to treating infections.  I love Dr. Oz..he does seem to suggest a new "pill", "herb" or whatever every day..but to each their own..  I thought this was very interesting..I had no idea mangos could be so healthy.

Browncoat4eva
by on Apr. 28, 2012 at 4:57 PM

LOL... I think anyone can lose weight if they drink a lot of water, don't eat nights, eat smaller portions and exercise... whether you're eating mangos with or not.

CoeyG
by on Apr. 28, 2012 at 6:42 PM


Quoting Browncoat4eva:

LOL... I think anyone can lose weight if they drink a lot of water, don't eat nights, eat smaller portions and exercise... whether you're eating mangos with or not.

I agree, also cutting out table salt and watching one's intake of sodium is helpfull too.  I've just past the 50 pound mark myself

Ednarooni160
by Bronze Member on Apr. 29, 2012 at 6:52 AM


Quoting CoeyG:


Quoting Browncoat4eva:

LOL... I think anyone can lose weight if they drink a lot of water, don't eat nights, eat smaller portions and exercise... whether you're eating mangos with or not.

I agree, also cutting out table salt and watching one's intake of sodium is helpfull too.  I've just past the 50 pound mark myself

That is absolutely wonderful...

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by on Apr. 29, 2012 at 11:48 AM

Interesting.

mamamiajk
by on Apr. 29, 2012 at 12:36 PM

This is interesting but nif it doesn't work any better than the Acai berry I'm completely out of luck! lol

Ednarooni160
by Bronze Member on Apr. 29, 2012 at 12:50 PM

You know..I like Dr. Oz because I'm thinking that we can't take "everything" he suggested, but it's nice to know that there are many things out there that are natural, that "might" work for some, maybe not for others, and certainly everyone has "different" likes and dislikes.  You may not like coconut, but I may..lol  But what interested me in this, besides the weight loss is it helps with high cholesterol.  My husband would like to shed a few and has high cholesterol..  I am going to refer to his doctor to see if this will be okay to take with his pills that is prescribed to him for cholesterol though.

rosebud727
by on Apr. 29, 2012 at 6:33 PM

It's not something I would do, for one I don't like mango or mango juice all that much and a healthy lifestyle isn't something you just do when you want to lose weight. It's a lifestyle adjustment forever if you haven't started already.

I like Dr. Oz, but I take what he says with a grain of salt. If I followed all of his suggestions I'd be popping supplements like there was no tomorrow. I really don't like taking pills of any form. Ack, lol.

I think of him like a health magazine, some stuff works for some people, while another approach works for another. 

It be interesting to see if anyone has tried this and had any real results though.

betsystipo
by on Apr. 30, 2012 at 10:15 AM
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Its all about balence in my opinion.

Ednarooni160
by Bronze Member on Apr. 30, 2012 at 12:20 PM


Quoting rosebud727:

It's not something I would do, for one I don't like mango or mango juice all that much and a healthy lifestyle isn't something you just do when you want to lose weight. It's a lifestyle adjustment forever if you haven't started already.

I like Dr. Oz, but I take what he says with a grain of salt. If I followed all of his suggestions I'd be popping supplements like there was no tomorrow. I really don't like taking pills of any form. Ack, lol.

I think of him like a health magazine, some stuff works for some people, while another approach works for another. 

It be interesting to see if anyone has tried this and had any real results though.

This is what I think also..

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