There are many supplements that have been touted to weight loss. The loist is large. Some of these can include, Hoodie ( from the cactus like plant, Hoodie gordonii), ephedra, bitter orange, chromium and much more

The amount of evidence that supports the various weight loss ingredients varies so much. For example 7 Keto DHEA is used as a weight loss supplement but there are only short term clinical studies found. Bitter orange when used orally contains a stimulant which can help. This stimulant, synephrine also can cause hypertension and tachycardia.

Raspberry ketones have been touted to cause weight loss in people by promoting fat breakdown. Sounds good . There are no weight loss studies in humans, only mice. It is safe as a food additive, but no studies as a supplement.

There is lack of information on many of these weight loss supplements. What happened to exercise and dietary changes in one’s lifestyle.

Until tomorrow…