Gynostemma pentaphyllum shows early indications of promoting fat loss in obese individuals. Gynostemma pentaphyllum is an Asian vine that has been employed in herbal medical practices for centuries. Its leaves may help promote fat loss through: Activating AMPK. The activation of this enzyme has been associated with fat loss. Overview Gynostemma pentaphyllum is a … [Read more...]
Fat loss supplements, also known as fat burners and thermogenics, are nutrients that promote the loss of body fat. They can work via several mechanisms, such as increasing the body's fat oxidation (usage of fat to meet energy needs) or decreasing appetite. Fat burners include a wide range of herbs, minerals and other natural compounds, and are among the most popular dietary supplements.
Caralluma fimbriata might help with fat loss, although research is too limited to draw any definitive conclusions. Caralluma fimbriata's history in India suggests that it might help with fat and weight loss due to its: Appetite suppression. Bioactive ingredients in this herb have been linked to appetite suppression. Overview Caralluma fimbriata, also known … [Read more...]
HMB may help bodybuilders and athletes lose fat and gain muscle, but current research findings are inconclusive. Naturally produced from leucine in the body, HMB is compound that appears to reduce muscle breakdown. The potential body composition benefits of HMB include: Decreased body fat. There is some evidence that HMB promotes fat loss when combined with exercise, … [Read more...]
Consumption of the carotenoid beta cryptoxanthin may be associated with reduced risk of diabetes and obesity. Beta cryptoxanthin, or simply cryptoxanthin, is a naturally produced pigment with close ties to vitamin A. High cryptoxanthin dietary intake has been associated with: Reduced body fat and BMI. A japanese study found that people cosuming more cryptoxanthin had … [Read more...]
Minimal research sheds light on L-theanine's potential to suppress weight gain. The amino acid L-theanine is one of the major bioactive ingredients in green tea. It has been suggested to potentially aid fat loss by: Regulating fat accumulation. Theanine has been shown to suppress weight gain and fat accumulation in animals. Overview Theanine is an amino acid found … [Read more...]