Melatonin – loosing weight when sleeping

It’s known not from today, that healthy sleep is crucial in effective work over our body. On the other hand, it’s not well known why it’s so important from biochemical side of things. That’s why we will look closely at melatonin properties, known also as “sleep hormone”. Do melatonin is effective supplementation for weight reduction? That’s was also the question for researchers, and that’s the…

Do cheat meals help you lose weight?

Many people who start diets, especially reducing diets, wonder whether and how often to cheat. A cheat meal is an important aspect of a diet, which positively influences fat reduction, as long as it is wisely incorporated in a balanced diet. Such a meal has amazing influence especially on our hormonal balance, stimulating certain hormones: leptin, ghrelin, thyroid hormones, insulin. The level of leptin, especially…

How to speed up metabolism?

Work on your metabolism! We usually associate the term “metabolism” with … a toilet. If someone eats something and then very quickly goes to the bathroom, then people say that he has quick metabolism and does not get fat. It’s not true – it has nothing to do with whether we are slim or fat, whether the meal is better absorbed or worse: the time we…

Red tea – Pu-erh for weight loss!

“Slimming tea” is often an irreverent term for placebo-like products, which just cannot support our weight loss. But that’s not the thing in case of red tea. This type of tea, will help in slimming, and detoxyfing your body. So, what benefits we can get, from using Pu-erh regularly? WHAT IS RED TEA? In modern times, red tea is mostly associated with Pu-erh variety. It was…

Niacin – a few words about vitamin B3

Niacin is a substance classified to the group of vitamins B, which are essential for the proper functioning of our organism. The benefits from its proper concentration are numerous and as it turns out in practice, not so hard to obtain. In the present article, we will present the properties of vitamin B3 and inform what may entail its insufficient supplementation. What is niacin? Niacin,…

Green tea and weight loss – healthy influence and weight loss

Eastern creators of natural medicine believed that green tea is a recipe for long life. It might be the case that they were close to the truth. Green tea has invaluable properties supporting the treatment of numerous ailments and preventing the development of many more. How can green tea influence weight loss? Since recently, green tea has been used as an element of reducing diets.…

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…