Brain chemical 5-HTP may promote fat loss by reducing appetite. The chemical precursor to serotonin, 5-hydroxytryptophan (5-HTP) may facilitate fat loss by: Reducing appetite. 5-HTP may indirectly support weight loss by reducing appetite and subsequent food intake. Overview 5 Hydroxytryptophan (5-HTP) is a vital compound naturally produced in the body from the … [Read more...]
Fat loss supplements, also known as thermogenics, are nutrients that enhance the body's energy expenditure by promoting the metabolism (or "burning off") of fat cells. Popularly taken to manage and maintain healthy weight, fat loss supplements include a range of botanicals, minerals and other metabolic compounds. They can help support peak energy while countering sluggish metabolism and its associated weight gain.
Traditional Asian herb ephedra is effective for weight loss but can cause serious side effects. Ephedra is a herb popularly used as a fat burner. Ephedra's active ingredient ephedrine promotes fat loss through: Speeding up metabolism. Ephedrine stimulates the body's heat production and fat breakdown, resulting in more calories being burned. Overview Ephedra (Ephedra … [Read more...]
Conjugated linoleic acid (CLA) may promote weight loss and support muscle mass, but research is conflicting. Conjugated linoleic acid (CLA) is a fatty acid naturally found in meat, milk, and other dairy products. Although research evidence is contradictory, the potential body composition benefits of CLA include: Reduced fat accumulation. CLA may be able to supress … [Read more...]
Raspberry ketones are claimed to promote fat loss, but research evidence is lacking. Raspberry ketones are compounds found in raspberries that can also be made synthetically. Animal and test tube research suggests that they may potentially aid weight loss through: Promoting adiponectin release, a protein which promotes the oxidation of fatty acids to produce energy. … [Read more...]
Bitter orange extract may be safe and effective at burning fat, but more research is needed. Bitter orange is a citrus fruit used to make an extract with proposed fat-burning properties. Bitter orange may promote weight loss by: Boosting metabolism. Bitter orange extract appears to to trigger thermogenesis (heat production) and lipolysis (the breakdown of fat). … [Read more...]