Gakic and Hoodia...

Discussion in 'General Fitness' started by OmManiPadmeOmelet, Jan 6, 2006.

  1. In article <[email protected]>,
    [email protected] (Seth Breidbart) wrote:

    > In article <[email protected]>,
    > OmManiPadmeOmelet <[email protected]> wrote:
    > >2 supplements that have gotten a LOT of attention and advertising lately.
    > >
    > >Comments anyone???????

    >
    > "New to bodybuilders, athletes, and sports enthusiasts, GAKIC, also
    > known as glycine-l-arginine-alpha-ketoisocaproic acid has been in
    > development for 8 years. That's 8 years"
    >
    > just to learn to spell it.
    >
    > Seth


    <lol>
    --
    Om.

    "My mother never saw the irony in calling me a son-of-a-bitch." -Jack Nicholson
     


  2. In article <[email protected]>,
    "rick++" <[email protected]> wrote:

    > Most hoodia on the market is fake (as most anything online).
    > A 60 Minutes piece last year said they have figured out how
    > to cultivate this rare south african desert plant.
    > Others tests show it to be an effective appetite suppressant.
    >


    I understand that it's a succulent.
    Those are generally pretty easy to propagate?
    --
    Om.

    "My mother never saw the irony in calling me a son-of-a-bitch." -Jack Nicholson
     
  3. In article <[email protected]>,
    "joanne" <[email protected]> wrote:

    <snipped>

    > So could be worth a try, but nothing incredibly new.
    >
    >
    > And as for Hoodia .. "a British biotechnology company, Phytopharm, and
    > the pharmaceuticals giant Pfizer acquired the rights to its development
    > and commercialisation as an anti-obesity drug for use in the West"
    > http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/world/africa/2883087.stm
    > So anything else not made by the above companies is a rip off and not
    > specific type of hoodia that is the real deal.
    >
    >
    >
    > joanne


    Great info., thanks!

    An MD aquaintance of mine has some live Hoodia plants and has been
    trying to propagate them in his greenhouse. I'm trying to talk him out
    of a cutting or two and grow it myself.
    --
    Om.

    "My mother never saw the irony in calling me a son-of-a-bitch." -Jack Nicholson
     
  4. Crazy Larry

    Crazy Larry Guest

    On Sat, 07 Jan 2006 10:15:32 -0600, OmManiPadmeOmelet
    <[email protected]> wrote:

    >I understand that it's a succulent.
    >Those are generally pretty easy to propagate?


    When it cums to succinonit, Om is the expert.
     
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