Dr.Oz described raspberry ketones as a weight loss miracle in a bottle. The manufacturers claim that they can burn fat very effectively than many other natural fat burning ingredients. Is the proclamation by Dr.Oz and the claims made by manufacturer true?
What is raspberry ketone?
Do you like the taste and smell of raspberries? It is ketone that gives the fragrance to the fruit. It is a phenolic compound used in cosmetic industries and food industries to add flavor and fragrance. Its weight loss features have been researched recently. The researchers have concluded that with the help of raspberry ketone you can lose a lot of weight after one month.
How does raspberry ketone help in weight loss?
- It increases the levels of an enzyme called lipase. Lipase is responsible for releasing fatty acids from the fat cells. The stored fat cells, when released, are converted into energy.
- Experts have concluded that the structure of raspberry ketone is similar to capsaicin found in capsicum. Capsaicin has the ability to increase thermogenesis and body metabolic rate.
- Raspberry’s working resembles a hormone called synephrine. It is a natural stimulant and helps in weight loss by increasing metabolism, boosting energy and decreasing appetite.
- It helps in breaking weight loss plateaus because of its effective fat burning properties.
- It prevents fat from getting stored in belly, thighs, and hips.
Does raspberry ketone cause side effects?
It has stimulant properties similar to synephrine. Most of the stimulants cause jitters and increased heart beat. However, you may not suffer from very serious side effects. It is safe for long term use if used in the right dose. It has not been tested for safety on pregnant and nursing women.
It is better to avoid raspberry ketone supplements if you are expecting a baby or if you are nursing your baby. It should not be taken with diabetes medications because of the risk of dangerous lowering of blood sugar. It should not be taken without the advice of your doctor if you are suffering from asthma and COPD etc. because the symptoms of the disease may worsen.
Raspberry ketone is sold at reasonable and affordable prices. Reviews claim that it does help in weight loss. You will know if it is really effective only if you give it a try. Why don’t you try it yourselves and find the truth.