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Fentalena

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Fentalena ReviewFentalena is an over the counter weight loss supplement that markets itself exclusively to women. It targets women who not only want to lose weight, but who have struggled to do so in the past and feel as though they are the only ones who can’t seem to make their diets work. It quite specifically speaks to women who are frustrated and feel as though they’ve run out of options that can work for them.

This product claims to be an appetite suppressant as well as a fat burner through thermogenesis and an energy booster. These are very common claims and they are typically found together in products that contain stimulants. The reason is that many stimulants can produce all three of these effects in the body. Still, the idea is to know whether or not this product has the right types of ingredients and the right quantity of stimulants to make sure that there is a chance it can help produce fat loss without leading to severe unpleasant side effects.

The ingredients in the Fentalena formula make up the Fentalena Proprietary Blend. Its ingredients include: Garcinia Cambogia Extract, Green Coffee Bean Extract, Raspberry Ketones, Green Tea Leaf, Yohimbe Bark Extract, Acai Fruit Extract, Goji Fruit Extract, Pomegranate Fruit Extract, Noni Fruit Extract, Cinnamon Twig, Galangal Rhizome, Glucuronloactone, Naringin, Hoodia godonii extract, Guggulsterones E & Z. The pill also contains Thiamne, Niacin, Vitamin B6, Folate, Vitamin B12, and Pantothenic Acid.

When compared to the ingredients lists on many high quality product, this one easily contains three to four times the number of substances. Though it’s hardly a record breaker, it contains a striking number of ingredients, which should cause many dieters to wonder if there is enough of each substance to actually produce a desired effect.

Also noticeable is that while many of these ingredients are quite popular in over the counter weight loss substances, very few of them have a substantial body of medical research to support their use and none of them would be considered as proven by the medical community.

While this doesn’t mean that the ingredients are necessarily ineffective, it does suggest that the manufacturer does not have the information necessary to chose the perfect amount of an ingredient to ensure maximum benefit with the lowest risk of side effects. The reason it hasn’t been able to do this is that the evidence has not yet been provided through scientific study and therefore that amount simply isn’t known. Moreover, without being proven through medical research, it’s also impossible to know if it causes negative effects if used over the longer term, if it conflicts with other supplements, drugs or medical conditions, or if it really does produce the promised benefits.

zalestra reviews

Zalestra

zalestra reviews

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Increases Energy
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The Zalestra weight loss supplement by the manufacturer Optimal Therapeutics has taken the unique niche marketing strategy of gearing itself toward pre-menopausal and menopausal women who are struggling with their weight due to the changes in their bodies at this time in their lives. Marketing materials for this product stress its unique design to help the specific needs of these women who need to support the balance of their hormones and “naturally” lose weight. It even claims that women taking Zalestra will experience fewer menopausal symptoms and a decrease in those they do experience such as hot flashes, reduced energy levels, and mood swings.

The ingredients of Zalestra are fully listed on the website, which is promising, though the quantities of each ingredient are not listed so it is hard to tell whether or not there is enough of any given ingredient to make it effective. That being said, the list in itself is a step above some drugs on the market. These ingredients include: Green Tea Extract, Guggul Extract, Octopalean, Maca Root Powder, Jojoba Meal Extract, Indole-3-Carbole, Borage Oil Powder, Mega Soy Extract, Manganese, Black Cohosh, DHEA, Vitex Fruit Extract and Bioperine.

Zalestra is far from cheap, being $49.95 per bottle of ninety capsules, but there is some reassurance through an offer from the manufacturer for a thirty-day money-back guarantee for the price of the product (though not the shipping and handling).

Among the ingredients, some are quite common in weight loss supplements, such as green tea extract, but it is clear that they have made an effort to gear things toward menopausal women, with the use of black cohosh and maca root powder. That being said, those are very potent herbs and could be dangerous to some people even in tiny quantities. Black cohosh, for example, shouldn’t be used by anyone who has ever had cancer in their lifetimes. This being said, it is exceptionally important that you discuss this supplement with your doctor before beginning its use.

In this vein, it is also important to note that there are some nutritionists and diet experts that are now under the impression that soy can disrupt hormonal balances instead of balancing it. That being said, the soy ingredient in this drug may not have the intended results at all. Zalestra’s manufacturers don’t provide evidence of any reputable human studies so there is also no clinical evidence that its efficacy has been proven for weight loss or the easing of menopausal symptoms.

Fatburn7 Weight Loss Pills

FatBurn7

Fatburn7 Weight Loss Pills

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Fatburn7 is a weight loss supplement that takes care to ensure that all of its products are manufactured 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. The only question that remains is whether or not Fatburn7, with all of its quality manufacturing, is actually safe to take and effective for fat loss.

The ingredients in Fatburn7 are 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. Though there are many claims that it helps with glycemic control and the building of muscle, the Mayo Clinic states that Chromium picolinate is likely a safe ingredient but needs much more testing to support these claims.

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

  • 5-HTP – which 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, where it is believed to be both a stimulant and appetite suppressant.
  • Irvingia Gabonensis – though further research is required, initial studies have suggested that this 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.

All this being said, 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, so people with a sensitivity to stimulants should avoid this product.