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FatBurn7

Fatburn7 Weight Loss Pills

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Increases Energy
Value for Money
Rating: 2.5/5 (1 vote cast)

 

FatBurn7 is a weight loss supplement that is marketed as a fat burner and advertises “maximum weight loss.” It comes from a manufacturer called Advanced Herbaceuticals LLC, and one of the claims is that you can lose weight without jitters or side effects and that it is produced within plants that meet American GMP certification standards.

This is very promising in terms of the quality of treatment the ingredients receive when this weight loss pill is processed. However, beyond that quality manufacturing, the real question is whether or not FatBurn7 is actually safe to take and effective for fat loss. 

FatBurn7 Ingredients at a Glance

Having a look at the ingredients in FatBurn7 is the primary way to understand what this pill has to offer. Within its list of complexes are the following:

  • Chromium picolinate – this ingredient is exceptionally common in weight loss pills. There are many claims that it helps with glycemic control and the building of muscle

Within the FB7 Satiety Block Complex™, there is also:

  • 5-HTP – This is an ingredient that is unproven but that is often used in drugs to control hunger pangs.
  • Hoodia Gordonii – This is a highly hyped ingredient that has seen a lot of media attention, and yet has never once been proven to decrease hunger in any significant way. The Mayo Clinic also suggests that further study is needed before promises can truly be made about this ingredient.
  • Cha de Bugre – An ingredient which is popular in Brazil, cha de bugre is believed to be both a powerful stimulant and appetite suppressant. However, there is not enough known about this ingredient to know how it might truly work or if it is even safe to use.
  • Irvingia Gabonensis – Though further research is required, initial studies have suggested that this herb may have some impact on the metabolism of fat in as short a time as ten weeks.

Within the FB7 Thermogenic Complex™, are the following:

  • Green Tea Extract – Though green tea has been known to be helpful in fat loss, a tremendous quantity of it is required in order to do so. As the specific concentration is not provided by the manufacturer, it cannot be stated whether or not the inclusion of green tea will help this formula.
  • Guggulsterones – Studies show that while this ingredient can be mildly effective in helping with weight loss, a very high quantity of it is required. It is unlikely that this formula contains enough for this efficacy.

Within the FB7 Lipo Block Complex™ is:

  • Caralluma Fimbrata – This is a natural ingredient which some believe may help to lower the number of fatty deposits found within the body. Some research has indicated this, but further research is required in order to conclusively make this claim.
  • Cissus Quadrangularis – Though this is a very strong antioxidant, it does not appear to have any direct relation to weight loss. 

More for Bodybuilding than Weight Loss

All this being said, absolutely none of the ingredients in FatBurn7 have ever been proven effective or safe for helping a person lose weight loss at all or causing long-term measurable fat loss.

As previously mentioned, even green tea, which some studies have found to be helpful in boosting metabolism, isn’t likely to provide much weight loss support in this particular formula as it lacks the significant quantity required for such benefits to be seen.

The bottom line is that the fat loss effect of FatBurn7 is not truly meant for dieters but is instead aimed at individuals who are body building and are seeking to decrease the fat in their bodies to keep their muscles defined. There are a few stimulants in FatBurn7 (e.g. cha de bugre, green tea), so people with a sensitivity to stimulants should avoid this product.

Even after reading this review if you feel that you would like to try FatBurn7, it is recommended that you first consult with your healthcare provider before you do to be on the safe side.

Update: As of August 2019, FatBurn7 was no longer available. The official website was gone and the last time its official Twitter feed was last updated was in 2012. It also was not available for sale on any reputable website. All of this suggests that this diet pill is either sold under a new name or it has been discontinued altogether.

Phenastin

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Rating: 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

Phenastin ReviewPhenastin is an over the counter weight management product that is often found on sites selling products they claim to be Phentermine alternatives. That said, while the marketing for these pills never directly claims that it is simply a non-prescription version of the obesity drug, it does promise to provide a “pharmaceutical grade weight loss stimulant.”

Upon seeing that promise, it is very important for all dieters to be wary of what Phenastin will actually provide. Therefore, if you are considering the use of this product, take the precaution to speak with your doctor or another licensed health care professional. That way, you will be able to know for certain what type of results – if any – you can expect from using this product and whether or not it is safe for you when taking into account any medical conditions you may have.

These diet pills are made by Phenastin Clinical Weight Loss Solutions. The benefits described in the product description on the brand’s official website include reduced appetite, decreased food cravings, raised thermogenesis, increased energy levels, and enhanced mood. The pills are a form of rapid acting, rapid release caplet.

At the time of the writing of this review, a bottle of Phenastin was sold on Amazon for $36.99. The caplets were white with blue – somewhat similar to Phentermine in a none-too-subtle nod to that drug – and contained a proprietary blend of the following ingredients: Caffeine Anhydrous, Theobromine Anhydrous, Phenehtylamine Hcl, 5-hydroxytryptophan (5-HTP), Mentha Piperita, Alpha Yohimbine.

Those ingredients are quite commonplace in the non-prescription diet pill market. They clearly lean toward stimulants, as is made clear by the official description of the product. That said, it is important to note that while these ingredients can be helpful in supporting dieters who are following a reduced calorie diet and are boosting their active lifestyles, the is no conclusive research directly linking this combination of substances to fat loss.

At best, reliable research about this product’s ingredients does show that the stimulants can raise energy levels. This can also boost alertness which may make it easier to keep up with an active lifestyle or pay attention to the rules of a complex diet program. Energy can also help to make it easier to reach top workout performances when exercising for weight loss.

At the same time, it’s important for dieters to be aware that taking supplements containing powerful or multiple stimulants can lead to certain unwanted side effects such as jitters, restlessness, sleep struggles, headache, anxiety, constipation and others.

Matrix Night Shredder review

Matrix Night Shredder

Matrix Night Shredder review

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Rating: 1.4/5 (2 votes cast)

Matrix Night Shredder is a weight loss supplement that has been designed to help to boost the rest that you receive while you sleep and to give your body an added advantage so that it will burn a larger amount of fat during the time that you’re unconscious at night. According to the webpage for this product on the official website, the ingredients in this formula have been designed to promote rapid fat burning without including any stimulants. This makes it possible to comfortably take this product at nighttime without risking sleeplessness, as is often a side effect of stimulant based diet pills.

The non-stimulant fat burners are combined with sleep promoting substances so that Matrix Night Shredder can be used not only to lose weight but also to get a better night of sleep.

At the time of the writing of this review, the ingredients identified on the official webpage included: the Nocturnal Fat Attack Complex – (Raspberry Ketone, L-Carnitine, Irvingia Gabonensis and CLA), as well as the Rest & Recoup Matrix – (Magnesium, Theanine and 5-HTP), and non-active ingredients, which are Microcrystalline Cellulose, Calcium (DC), Magnesium Stearate and Silicon Dioxide.

These ingredients are not uncommon in the diet pill industry, but the manufacturer is accurate in saying that they do not contain stimulants. At the same time, the vast majority of these ingredients are considered to be unproven by the medical community when it comes to a direct relationship between their use in supplements and the ability to lose weight.

Furthermore, the inclusion of raspberry ketone and irvingia gabonensis suggests that some of the substances in this formula were chosen more because of media hype and the fact that they were once featured on the Dr. Oz show and less for any actual solid scientific evidence that would suggest that they can be safely and effectively used for weight loss purposes.

Still, among the 42 customer reviews currently posted on the official webpage on the manufacturer’s site, the average rating is a very high 93 percent (nearly five out of five stars), which is considerably higher than the rating that has been received by a number of other Matrix products on its own website. This is worth noting as it appears as though many customers are receiving positive benefits in terms of effectiveness and value, regardless of the fact that there isn’t a large body of scientific evidence to support its use for this purpose.

Xedra-Cut Slim Packs review

Xedra-Cut Slim Packs

Xedra-Cut Slim Packs review

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Xedra-Cut Slim Packs are a new type of weight loss product that has been released by the USN brand. It is a recreation of a product that they had previously called Xedra-Cut Lava Sticks. The concept behind the two product is similar, as is their shape, but they have now been reformulated to include slightly different ingredients, and have had their name replaced in order to reflect that change.

The product is available without a prescription and has been created in order to assist people who are trying to reduce their waistlines. It is meant to help them in dropping their unwanted fat without needing as much time and effort as they would otherwise have required on their own. Its design is such that it can be added to a liquid so that the user can drink it once it has dissolved. Many people struggle to be able to swallow pills and find this type of format more appealing.

The official webpage that was created for Xedra-Cut Slim Packs claims that this diet supplement functions by increasing the metabolic rate and heightening an individual’s energy levels, while maintaining a “normal macronutrient metabolism” and supporting “normal” levels of glucose within the bloodstream.

At the time in which this review was being created, the official website for this product was selling it for about $50 (£29.99). The package directions recommend that users of this product take it between two and three times per day. The first should be a half hour before either breakfast or a workout at that time. If a user were to choose the minimum usage that was recommended (twice per day) it would mean that this product would cost $150 per month. That figure spikes to $250 per month if the maximum recommended usage is followed.

It is quite evident that the average dieter would find Xedra-Cut Slim Packs to be cost prohibitive as the average diet runs for several months and it would be easy for this product to tally up a total of thousands of dollars in a short period of time. Even if it does work well, that is more expensive than what most people can afford.

The ingredients that make up this product are: Garcinia Cambogia, Fucoxanthin, 5-HTP, L-Carnitine Fumarate, Natural Caffeine, Green tea, Bitter Orange, Evodia Rutaecarpa, Yerba Mate, N-acetyl-Ltyrosine, Glucuronolactone. The total caffeine in this product is 125 mg.

That said, it also contains synephrine (in the bitter orange), which is also a stimulant and it is one against which the FDA has released a health warning. It can lead to dangerous side effects and should be avoided.

There is very little that would make this product an appropriate recommendation for most dieters.

system-six diet pills

System-Six

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Rating: 3.6/5 (3 votes cast)

System-Six, created by Irwin Naturals, is one of those odd weight loss pills that is mentioned in many different places online, but isn’t actually all that easy to find in terms of actually making a purchase. This is just one of the reasons that makes it important for you to get to know whether or not it will be worth your while to try to hunt it down and buy a bottle for yourself. Also called Diet System 6 and a handful of other names, it has become available at a selection of websites under its various names for approximately ten dollars for thirty pills.

Upon reading the marketing materials for System-Six, it doesn’t seem to offer much in terms of unique benefits when compared to other diet pills which may be less expensive and easier to procure. Its claims are that while you build your overall body muscle, you will also burn away excess fat and will have help doing it through a notable energy boost.

According to an online herbal remedie store that sells System-Six, these diet pills contain the following primary ingredients: St. John’s Wort Extract, Advantra-Z Citrus Aurantium Extract, Guarana, Yerba Mate, 5-HTP, Betaine, Chromium Picolinate, Garcinia Cambogia, Cayenne, Ginger Root, L-Carnitine, L-Tyrosine, Green Tea Extract, Spirulina, Kola Nut Extract and Bioperine.

Sytem-Six diet pills contain a few ingredients that are known to aid weight loss. For example, citrus aurantium, guarana, yerba mate, garcinia cambogia and green tea extract are all used to enhance metabolism, which is beneficial when you are trying to lose weight. These ingredients are very common in other non-prescription diet pills.

Overall, System-Six diet pills may be beneficial in helping your body burn more fat and they may even noticeably decrease appetite, however positive customer reviews are hard to come by. One of the major drawbacks of taking these diet pills is the shear amount you need to take. It is recommended that you take up to 6 capsules with every meal. If you eat three meals a day then you will be taking 18 pills a day, which seems excessive. At this rate, you will be taking a bottle of pills (130 gelcaps) every week and this can get expensive since it retails at approximately $20 for a bottle.

Though Irwin Naturals does have an official webpage, System-Six doesn’t seem to have its own official site or page, which is odd as it does seem that the drug is still being manufactured and made available elsewhere for sale.