Nowadays Fat burning products gaining huge popularity due to their promising ideas of burning fat or weight loss without putting extra efforts at your gym. But if we look at there ingredients we can analyze it on what basis they are challenging the Mother Nature’s formula of metabolism. As the thumb rule says people having high metabolism don’t suffer from obesity and vice versa. So for this, we go for a study to drill down what actually is behind these products which are making them popular day by day and is it true or just a myth?? Have a look
Some popular fat burner for weight loss
Garcinia Cambogia Extract
Garcinia cambogia is become popular fat burner in the worldwide after being featured on the Dr. Oz show in 2012. It is a small green fruit and shaped like a pumpkin. The skin of the fruit contains hydroxycitric acid (HCA). This is the active ingredient in garcinia cambogia extract, which is marketed as a diet pill.
Side effects: There are no reports of serious side effects, but some reports of mild digestive problems.
Caffeine is the most commonly consumed psychoactive substance in the all over the globe. It is found naturally in coffee, green tea and dark chocolate, also added to many processed foods and beverages. Caffeine is known as a metabolism booster. Moreover, many studies have also shown that caffeine can boost metabolism by 3-11%.
Side effects: It can reduce the quality of your sleep and the high amounts of caffeine can cause anxiety, insomnia, irritability, nausea, diarrhoea and other symptoms.
We will suggest you it is no need to take a supplement of caffeine, as the coffee and green tea are the best sources of caffeine, which also have antioxidants and other health benefits.
Green Coffee Bean Extract
Green coffee beans contain two substances believed to help with weight loss, caffeine and chlorogenic acid. Caffeine can increase chlorogenic acid and can slow the breakdown of carbohydrates. Green coffee bean extract also may help in lower blood sugar levels, and reduce blood pressure. It is also high in antioxidants.
Side effects: It can cause the same side effects as caffeine. The chlorogenic acid in it may also cause diarrhoea, and some people may be allergic to green coffee beans.
Green Tea Extract
Green tea extract is a popular ingredient in many weight loss supplements. Numerous studies have shown the main antioxidant in it is EGCG which help for the weight loss. It is said that Green tea extract increases the activity of norepinephrine (a hormone that helps you burn fat). It can help in fat loss, especially in the belly area.
Side effects: Green tea extract contain some caffeine and may cause an ellergic problem in people who are caffeine sensitive.
Hydroxycut is one of the most popular supplements for the weight loss and contain several ingredients, including caffeine and a few plant extracts, that claimed to help with weight loss. According to Said O.,2010 Hydroxycut caused 21 lbs (9.5 kg) of weight loss over a 3 month period.
Side effects: caffeine sensitive people may affect your body and can cause anxiety, nausea, diarrhoea and irritability.
Glucomannan is a type of fibre named as konjac which is found in the roots of the elephant yam. It absorbs water and becomes gel-like. It sits in your gut and promotes a feeling of fullness. It also feeds the friendly bacteria in the intestine. Moreover, the Glucomannon lowers the blood sugar, blood cholesterol and triglycerides, also it is very effective against constipation.
Side effects: Glucomannan supplement can cause bloating, flatulence and soft stools.
It can be seen that Glucomannan and Hydroxycut could be beneficial for weight loss whereas, Caffeine and Green tea extract can burn the body fat with less side effect than other supplements. So these can be helpful in weight reduction rather than other supplements. Along with the above products, the consumer must make sure to include more proteins in his diet and avoid carbohydrates. Regular workout is must to be healthy