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No-Stim

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Weight Loss Effects
Suppresses Appetite
Increases Energy
Value for Money
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No-Stim ReviewNo-Stim is marketed as a caffeine-free weight loss supplement from Addrena LLC. Designed for both men and women, it is non-stimulant fat burner meant to function as both a thermogenic and appetite suppressant to help with weight management. According to its Amazon sales page, it promises “slow, steady weight loss results over time in a safe way without stimulants.”

Taking dietary supplements that can help curb hunger can make it easier to stick to a calorie-controlled diet. As for one that encourages thermogenesis, this can be beneficial when combined with exercise to maximize fat burning potential.

That being said, the only way to really know if No-Stim can live up to claims is to take a look at the ingredients in this non-prescription weight loss formula.

When this No-Stim review was written, the ingredients included the following: Potassium Iodide, Hoodia Gordonii Stem Extract, Guggel-Oleo-Gum-Resin Extract, Saffron Bulb Extract, N-Acetyl-L-Tyrosine, Selenium.

Unfortunately, none of these ingredients have ever been clinically proven effective for weight loss. In spite of this, there are still claims that have been made about each of them, and this may be why some of these ingredients may sound familiar to you.

For instance, hoodia gordonii is believed to help suppress appetite and the common story is that it has been used by South African tribesmen for centuries during long hunting trips to help stave off hunger.

Potassium iodide, on the other hand, is needed by the body to maintain proper thyroid function. Insufficient amounts of this mineral can lower metabolism, which may contribute to weight gain.

Selenium and guggulsterone are both believed to help support metabolism, saffron is believed to decrease appetite, lower cravings and give the mood a boost, while N-Acetyl-L-Tyrosine may help thyroid function.

Although these do sound like wonderful benefits, without solid clinical evidence to prove that they can indeed be advantageous for weight management, there is no guarantee that they will be of any real assistance to those who take them.

On the plus side, No-Stim is true to one of its claims. It is a non-caffeine and stimulant-free dietary supplement. This may make it an ideal choice for anyone who is highly sensitive to stimulants or who simply wants to avoid them, and is interested in trying an over-the-counter (OTC) weight management product.

That being said, keep in mind that even though No-Stim is available without prescription and is stimulant-free, it’s still wise to speak with your healthcare provider before taking this supplement for weight loss or any other health reason, to make sure it is the right choice for you.

The recommended dosage is to take 1 tablet before meals, two times per days (a maximum of 2 tablets in 24 hours).

Fat Blaster review

Fat Blaster

Fat Blaster review

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Weight Loss Effects
Suppresses Appetite
Increases Energy
Value for Money
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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.