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Natrol Acai Berry Diet Review

Natrol Acai Berry Diet

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Weight Loss Effects
Suppresses Appetite
Increases Energy
Value for Money
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Natrol Acai Berry Diet is a weight management supplement that has been developed to offer support for calorie burning, fat burning, promoting energy, and for digestion. This dietary supplement combines Acai berry, which is considered to be a super antioxidant, with green tea.

More Than Just Acai Berry and Green Tea

That being said, there are more ingredients in the Natrol Acai Berry Diet formula than simply acai berry and green tea. The supplement facts associated with this product reveal that it contains:

  • Chromium
  • Acai Berry
  • Green Tea
  • EGCG

It also contains two blends: 

Metabolic Activator Caffeine Blend

  • Caffeine Anhydrous,
  • White Tea Extract
  • Kola Nut Extract
  • Green Tea Extract
  • Green Coffee

Berry Digest Enzyme Blend

  • Cellulase
  • Pectinase
  • Amylase
  • Hemicellulase
  • Beta-Glucanase
  • Phytase
  • Glucoamylase
  • Lipase
  • Protease

As you can see, there are quite a few ingredients in this formula, including more than one stimulant.

The directions are for users to take 2 capsules, once a day with a meal. No other dosage instructions were provided.

Acai Berry and Weight Management

According to the manufacturer of Natrol Acai Berry Diet, the ingredients within the formula help to enhance the body’s metabolism and activate weight loss from various angles, one of these being acai berry, which is an antioxidant high in polyphenols.

However, while acai berry is high in antioxidants, this does not make it effective for weight loss. In fact, according to the National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health (NCCIH), minimal research has been conducted in people on the health effects of acai products and no definitive scientific evidence based on studies in humans supports the use of this fruit for any health-related purpose.

Additionally, beyond the lack of evidence to support claims made about acai berry and its positive effects on weight loss, none of the other ingredients in Natrol Acai Berry Diet have been proven effective for weight loss either.

Potential Side Effects

With that said, it should be noted that while none of the ingredients have been proven, this product does contain a number of stimulant ingredients, most notably caffeine. Several studies have found the caffeine can help boost metabolism, mental alertness and focus.

On the flip side, caffeine can also increase the risk of unwanted side effects, such as jitters, insomnia, anxiety, headache and digestive upset.

When all is said and done, Natrol Acai Berry Diet does not appear to be a quality diet pill. This is due to the lack of evidence in regard to the claims made about this product, and acai berry. It would likely be in your best interest to select another OTC weight management aid, with fewer and better studied ingredients, to help support your weight loss goals.

SPX Nutrition Nutri Thin review

SPX Nutrition Nutri Thin

SPX Nutrition Nutri Thin review

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Suppresses Appetite
Increases Energy
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SPX Nutrition Nutri Thin is a weight loss supplement that is available without a prescription and can be purchased online at several different retailers as well as its own official website. The supplement is designed to provide users with a burst of energy as well as to improve their overall mood in order to support efforts to lose weight.

It should be noted that this brand also offers network selling (MLM) opportunities so it may be seen as an opportunity to sell and earn an income as well as a diet pill that has the potential to assist with weight loss.

According to the list available on the official website at the time of the writing of this review, the active ingredients that make up this formulation include: caffeine, synephrine, ginseng, guarana extract, phenylethylamine, glucuronolactone, cayenne, taurine, GABA, salix alba, coleus, inositol, acai berry and ginger.

It is important to recognize that there are a large number of stimulants within this formula, they are all located at the start of this list (meaning that they are the ones included in the largest quantities) and they include combinations that are not necessarily safe for all users. This is particularly true of caffeine and synephrine. Moreover, there is also caffeine in guarana extract, which means that there are several sources of that stimulant to combine with synephrine. The FDA has cautioned dieters against using those two substance together due to the increase they cause in the risk of heart attack and stroke.

While it is true that stimulants boost the metabolism, they may decrease the appetite and they certainly increase energy levels, when using them in large amounts and in these types of combinations, many dieters experience side effects that can range from quite mild and temporary to strong and uncomfortable or even dangerous. Every serving of this product contains 100 mg of caffeine in total. That is about equal to a full cup of coffee if it were consumed all at once.

As a result of that, it is unlikely that the majority of doctors would recommend a pill such as SPX Nutrition Nutri Thin.

When looking at the ingredient list it is also notable that this formula includes acai berry among the substances. Though this may have been used simply because it provides a boost in antioxidants to the user, many dieters have outright rejected any diet pills that include acai berry simply because of the number of scams that have been associated with that substance within the nonprescription weight loss market.

Maxislim Day review

Maxislim Day

Maxislim Day review

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Maxislim Day is a nonprescription diet pill that is designed to help dieters to be able to lose weight and achieve easier weight maintenance. Although the official webpage for the product on the manufacturer’s website never specifically says that it is formulated for women, the images on the bottle make it clear that the female market is their target group. That manufacturer, a company called Health Arena, also claims that this product’s formula helps to improve fat burning, suppresses the appetite, and boosts the metabolism.

This is a common claim, but whether or not it actually lives up to it will help to make it easier to understand whether this product is worth its low price.

It should be recognized that Maxislim Day is only one of a number of weight loss products produced and sold by Health Arena, and it is one of a line of different products being sold under the Maxislim brand name. The formula was recently created to remove 5-HTP and caffeine, which are both substances that have considerable scientific evidence to support their weight loss benefits, and replace them with citrus aurantium, acai berry and chili powder.

This could be considered to be a rather confusing move by the company considering that citrus aurantium is a substance that contains synephrine, and the FDA has released a warning cautioning consumers against the use of anything that contains that substance. The reason is that it has been linked to a number of strong side effects that could be uncomfortable for some dieters and that could be downright dangerous for people who have certain health conditions. Moreover the next ingredient that was brought in, acai berry, is known to be associated with some of the largest weight loss product scams in the history of the industry as there is absolutely nothing about that ingredient that has ever been scientifically or clinically linked to speeding up weight loss. That said, the chili powder does contain capsicum, which can help to produce a thermogenic reaction in the body and speed up fat burning provided that its use is combined with cardio exercise.

The rest of the active ingredients that make up Maxislim Day include L-tyrosine powder, green tea extract, conjugated linoleic acid powder (CLA), guarana seed extract, black pepper extract, vitamin B6, cayenne powder, and chromium.

It should be recognized that guarana seed extract is a powerful stimulant and green tea extract also contains a stimulant (caffeine). This, particularly combined with the citrus aurantium, could lead to some unwanted side effects such as trembling, nervousness, sleeplessness, nausea, and others.