Does eating grapefruit help you lose weight?

Not without a reason grapefruit extracts are the ingredients of many supplements supporting weight loss. This fruit has become a symbol of weight loss. Additionally, it has a range of pro-health properties. Grapefruit as an indispensable part of weight loss process Numerous dietary supplements supporting weight loss contain in their composition a grapefruit extract. However, it is better to reach for a natural fruit. Studies…

Synephrine from bitter orange – weight loss properties

Synephrine is a substance obtained from the fruits of bitter orange with the properties dangerously resembling ephedrine and amphetamine. It belongs to the so-called thermogenics accelerating weight loss. The application of supplements with synephrine may entail side-effects, which are dangerous to health. The source of synephrine – bitter oranges The variety of applications of bitter orange fruits may be surprising. Although freshly picked from a…

Hoodia for weight loss

Hoodia is a plant native to Africa. More specifically, this plant can be found in countries such as Angola or Botswana. History of hoodia Hoodia is a succulent. In short, it’s a plant that does not need much to survive and for its development. Hoodia is mainly found in the desert, where there is little water. Hoodia was used by indigenous Africans. They chewed the…

Clenbuterol – a high-risk fat burner

We may write a book about weight loss properties of green tea, bitter orange or cayenne pepper, indicating not only a desired effect on fat burning, but also highlighting the issue of safety of use. However, there are people who don’t look for compromises, for whom only effectiveness matters. An example of a controversial product used both by professional sportsmen and amateurs is a drug…

You can’t lose weight? Find out about calorie traps

It seems like eating these products does not increase our weight. We eat them often, even daily. Meanwhile, they have very high energy value. What are you talking about? It’s about the so-called caloric traps, or products that, despite what it may look like, are very fattening. We are now exposed to these silent enemies of weight loss. Snacks Salted sticks are a very popular…

Chromium for weight loss

Chromium constitutes an essential microelement in a diet and its deficiency may lead to diabetes, high level of bad cholesterol and heart diseases. Lack of chromium decreases the level of fat uptake by the liver. The process of burning carbohydrates cannot take place without chromium. CHROMIUM Chromium constitutes an essential microelement in a diet and its deficiency may lead to diabetes, high level of bad…

CLA – an ordinary supplement, or a revolutionary weight loss product?

CLA is a very popular diet supplement for weight loss. From time to time new products are emerging in this market, because in the age of growing demands, researchers from all over the world are constantly searching for effective solutions in the fight against spare fat. What is this wonderful for many people product? CLA – slimming with the support of linoleic acid A weight…

Apple Vinegar and its good impact on our body

Apple vinegar is gaining more and more popularity, thanks to certain health-promoting properties that affect not only the functioning of the digestive tract but also the maintenance of slim figure. Thanks to its natural fermentation, it’s a source of vitamin E, potassium and pectin. Let’s take a closer look at his actions and composition. Table of Contents: Impact on the body Apple Vinegar and weight…

Ephedrine Hcl – termogenics?

Ephedrine Hcl is not a steroid. It’s a stimulant (sympathomimetics group) acting directly on the Central Nervous System. Naturally occurs in a plant form and has been known in herbal medicine for several thousand years. It is synthetically produced from just several dozen. Shortly after taking Ephedrine, it increases the activity of the Central Nervous System, stimulating other cells as well. It slightly elevates body…

Leucine – what, why, which?

Current nutritional trends mean that people implementing fashionable nutrition systems deprive themselves of significant nutritional value, thus providing much smaller amounts of amino acids. The use of light and low-fat products has the other side of the coin, which indicates that products of this type are loaded with GMOs, MSG and various types of artificial flavors and dyes. This makes that despite the desire to…

Black coffee will help you lose weight

Ground coffee helps you lose weight and more precisely – accelerate metabolism, on condition that you don’t add milk, sugar or other ingredients containing carbohydrates (e.g. whipped cream). In black coffee beans, there is caffeine, antioxidants, chlorogenic acid and phenolic compounds. Drinking black coffee without additives is a basic, but not the only condition of taking advantage of its potential in accelerating metabolism. Skimmed milk…

Cayenne pepper for weight loss

Cayenne pepper for weight loss is a hot spice added during the diet. Typically, the paprika is dried and then poured into smaller packages, and then sold. The spice name comes from the French Guiana capital, which is called Cayenne. Of course, the pepper itself will not lose weight for us, but what will? However, it’s worth adding it to your meals, because in this…

7 most common myths about losing weight

I have obesity in my genes. I have to go on a diet to lose weight. You lose weight with stress… It’s one of the most common myths about weight loss that psychiatrist Elisabeth Lange describes in her book “Do not mess with diets”. What other myths are believed by people who want a slim figure? We like to think shortcuts. We are constantly looking…

Xylitol for weight loss

Xylitol is nothing other than birch sugar, as in sugar obtained from birch wood. Xylitol is a great substitute for traditional sugar. It’s expensive for ordinary sugar; however, it’s healthier than plain sugar. Many people lose weight, but at the same time they don’t want to give up sugar. I myself cannot imagine coffee without sugar. Xylitol can be used as a dietary sugar substitute.…

4 fruits that help with weight loss

Did you know that some fruits have slimming properties: stimulating the body to burn fat, helping to cleanse the body of toxins and help with digestion? This includes figs, grapefruit, pineapple and papaya. Most fruits have a lot of calories and a high glycaemic index (they are a source of simple sugars), so unlike vegetables you cannot eat them without restriction. The latest pyramid of…

Forskolin – properties, applications and dietary supplements with Indian nettle

The market of dietary supplements offers us newer and newer weight loss supplements. Although the vast majority are not worth investing in, there are those that can actually help you reduce body fat and improve your overall well-being. One of them is forskolin contained in the Indian nettle. What are the properties and application of this plant compound and what health benefits can be derived…

5 myths about carbohydrates

Carbohydrates are quite often identified with sugar, which entails negative connotations, when we talk about them. The fact that sugars belong to the group of carbohydrates does not mean that when hearing the word “carbohydrates”, we need to imagine only white sugar and the whole range of negative consequences resulting from its excessive consumption.   Additionally, it has become very popular to exclude carbohydrates from…

L-Carnitine – Effects, Dosage, Side Effects

When the mid-1980s came, L-carnitine started a real revolution in weight loss community. Later it was noticed that not only did it help burn fat, but it also contributed to endurance and improved regeneration. For years, interest in this dietary supplement has remained high. Discover the effects, dosage and side effects of L-Carnitine! Where is L-carnitine present? L-carnitine is a natural ingredient found in the…

Should you consider supplementing Himalayan Salt to help weight loss?

Is it worth using salt from Himalayas for weight loss? People ask me if Himalayan salt is better than traditional salt. It is actually really hard to respond correctly. I could do this if I literally went to Pakistan, bought Himalayan salt, brought it to Europe/USA and tested in a laboratory to compare with our salt. If I did all of this, I could say which…

Dehydration – is it a good way to lose weight?

Summer is the time, during which even the most exotic ideas how to lose weight seem to be attractive. Therefore, apart from conventional dietary and workout solutions directed at fat reduction, “alternative” methods also are gaining more and more popularity, which definitely encompass various actions aiming at “getting rid of the excess of water”. Promotors of such practices say that thanks to them, we may…

Berberine – a new weapon in the fight with weight loss

Proper functioning of glucose balance in the organism is mainly dependent on effective activity of insulin, which is influenced by such aspects as obesity, diet or lifestyle that we lead. A new weapon has appeared in supplementation in the fight with insulin-resistance, the development of which leads to developing diabetes type II. Berberine, as this is the substance in question, belongs to compounds, which are…

Yohimbine – aphrodisiac and fat burner?

Looking at the training supplements, some of the „pre-workout” types or fat burners seem to contain an ingredient called yohimbine. What properties are hidden behind this mysterious name? How should supplementation with the use of this product look like? Is it safe? We will try to answer these questions in the following article. Is it safe? 1. Yohimbine – description, effects Under the name yohimbine is…

CLA – does it work?

Supplements containing conjugated linoleic acids (in short CLA) are often used as support in reducing the level of fatty tissue. These preparations enjoy different opinions, but are rather considered to be safe and conducive not only to slim silhouette, but also health. However, it turns out that CLA has certain defects that we should bear in mind. CLA – what is it? Conjugated linoleic acids,…

Chili – a natural thermogenic

We don’t have to convince anybody who had a chance to try chili pepper that after eating it you get really hot! It turns out that this effect may be used in a functional way to support losing weight! Yes, this is not a mistake. Capsaicin contained in chili is a natural and strong thermogenic! Chili and capsaicin Chili peppers are the source of many…