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FatBurn7

Fatburn7 Weight Loss Pills

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Weight Loss Effects
Suppresses Appetite
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.

Fat Blaster review

Fat Blaster

Fat Blaster review

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Weight Loss Effects
Suppresses Appetite
Increases Energy
Value for Money
Rating: 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

Fat Blaster is a nonprescription pill product that is designed to help dieters to lose weight more effectively than they can do alone, with only exercise and dieting changes. The claims on the official website for the product are that it will help the body to burn fat more quickly, while reducing the feeling of hunger. It also claims that its brand has won the Best OTC health product award from the Australian Journal of Pharmacy Awards, though it is unclear whether it is the brand or the current formulation of this product that have received the award.

It is important to note that the current formulation may not have been the one to have won the award, even if it was the pill and not the brand that received it, as the ingredients that are found within this formulation have been changed over the years, as observed directly through this reviewer, and through other websites that have tested or reviewed Fat Blaster which have similar but different ingredients listed.

At the time that this review was written, the ingredients were being listed on the official website as the following: guarana, bitter orange peel extract, ginger, panax (Korean) ginseng, green tea leaf extract, psyllium husk powder, chromium picolinate, potassium iodide, vitamins B1, B2, B6, and B12.

It is important to point out that there are at least four ingredients in Fat Blaster that are known to be stimulants, and that two of them are considered to be quite powerful. While this can be helpful for some dieters for a temporary acceleration of the metabolism (and, therefore, fat burning), it also places dieters at risk of certain side effects. Many dieters that take pills containing guarana and bitter orange peel extract will feel symptoms such as increased heart rate, increased blood pressure, shakes, nervousness and anxiety, jitters, sleep struggles, and others.

Bitter orange peel contains synephrine, which is a substance against which the FDA has issued a warning to consumers who use diet pills. The reason is that this ingredient can actually be dangerous for certain dieters and it has been known to produce severe side effects in some users.

It is very important to speak with a licensed doctor before using this product, as it is not appropriate for everyone. This can help to make sure that it will not only live up to its claims, but also that it won’t conflict with any health conditions or medications (prescription, over the counter, or supplements) that are being taken.

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System-Six

system-six diet pills

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Weight Loss Effects
Suppresses Appetite
Increases Energy
Value for Money
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.