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NightTime Slim Review

NightTime Slim

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NightTime Slim is a PM diet pill for men and women that claims to burn fat during sleep, accelerates metabolism and burns calories while at rest and promotes REM and sleep continuity. This OTC weight management sleep aid is a product created by NatureWise.

The Supposed Benefits

According to the official product page, when this NightTime Slim review was written, benefits of this supplement included:

  • Burns calories as you sleep
  • Burns fat with a “clinically proven fat burner”
  • Enjoy sleep that is deeper and more restful
  • Curb midnight cravings
  • Weight loss support that is safe

There are no studies to backup these claims that the manufacturer has made. It should also be noted that the NightTime Slim formula hasn’t been studied or proven effective. Essentially, everything that NatureWise says about this formula is unsubstantiated.

NightTime Slim Ingredients

The formula is composed of the following ingredients:

  • Capsimax Cayenne Pepper Fruit Extract

Propriety Slimming Blend:

  • Coleus Forskholii Extract
  • Green Coffee
  • Raspberry Ketones
  • Bromelain

PM Relaxation Blend:

  • L-Theanine
  • L-Tryptophan
  • Gamma-Aminobutyric Acid
  • Melatonin

According to NatureWise, Capsimax is “clinically shown” to increase resting calorie burning and curb appetite. That said, while there have been studies that have examined capsaicinoids supplementation and its effects on metabolism, there is limited research regarding its effects on appetite and human studies are lacking.

The point being, while NatureWise is not wrong in stating that Capsimax has been “clinically shown” to increase calorie burning and curb appetite, it also didn’t provide studies to backup these claims nor did it clarify if this clinical evidence was related to humans or animals. The bottom line is that this claim is misleading.

Will You Burn More Calories While You Sleep?

It is unlikely that you will burn more calories than you naturally would without taking this dietary supplement. Although NightTime Slim does contain certain ingredients that may aid fat burning and boost metabolism, such as green coffee and Capsimax, usually these are best utilized when they are combined with cardio exercise, which is the exact opposite of sleeping.

That being said, it does contain certain ingredients that may help with relaxation to aid in sleep. Still, there’s no proof that taking NightTime Slim will help with your weight loss goals in any measurable way.

If you are interested in taking a PM diet pill to help you with your weight management goals, this is something that you should discuss with your doctor as they may be able to help you find a solution that makes sense to your lifestyle and current state of health.

Natrol Acai Berry Diet Review

Natrol Acai Berry Diet

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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.

Epiq Heat GC review

Epiq Heat GC

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Epiq Heat GC reviewEpiq Heat GC is an over the counter weight loss product that is meant to help people to be able to shed the fat faster than they would be capable of doing on their own. It is a formula marketed as being stimulant-free despite the fact that it contains green coffee as one of its primary ingredients. These caplets are meant to be taken in order to lose weight more quickly.

According to the official webpage for this product on the manufacturer’s website, users of Epiq Heat GC should take one caplet with 8 ounces of water, twice per day. The diet pills should be taken between thirty and sixty minutes before eating the two largest meals of the day, whichever they may be. The product description recommends that this supplement be used for sixty straight days while also following a diet and keeping up with training.

It doesn’t specifically say what type of dieting and training should be maintained. Moreover, it doesn’t say whether or not it is safe to continue the product after a sixty day period. This leaves consumers with a number of important questions with regards to the way to use this product for the best and safest results.

The ingredients that make up the Epiq Heat GC formula include the EPIQ Weight Loss Blend, which is made of: garcinia cambogia fruit extract (500 mg), a green coffee blend (which is composed of green coffee bean extract), as well as the lychee and tea blend (which is composed of lychee fruit extract and green tea leaf extract). It also contains black pepper fruit extract.

Overall, this is a completely unproven formula. There is some limited research that has been conducted on garcinia cambogia and green coffee bean extract, but most of the applause that has been given to these ingredients is media hype and not backed by science. In fact, a growing amount of research is starting to suggest that green coffee bean extract use could come with some rather nasty potential side effects, particularly when used over time.

The green tea leaf extract does have some medical research support behind it. Patients with obesity have been known to lose some of their body mass when taking green tea leaf extract. That said, a large amount of this substance was used in those studies. The ingredients list for this product doesn’t indicate how much green tea leaf extract was used in this product, so it is impossible to know whether the same amount was used in this product as there was in the studies.

The black pepper fruit extract is known to be very effective for boosting the absorption of other ingredients.

green coffee ultra review

Green Coffee Ultra

green coffee ultra review

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Green Coffee Ultra is an over the counter weight loss supplement that has clearly hopped on the bandwagon for the popular diet pill ingredient that appears in its name. After green coffee bean was mentioned by Dr. Oz, the popularity of supplements containing this substance skyrocketed, despite the fact that it didn’t have any significant or reputable studies to support any claims that have been made about it regarding a link with decreased body fat.

That said, just because this product contains green coffee bean, it doesn’t mean that it doesn’t work. It just means that it’s unproven. Therefore, it’s a good idea to take a closer look at the company behind the product as well as at the rest of the formulation before making any judgments about these diet pills. Moreover, after doing your homework about Green Coffee Ultra, it is also important to head to the doctor’s office to talk about your intentions to use it as no diet pill is appropriate for everyone and this step can help to make sure that you’re making the right choice for your weight loss expectations and your health needs.

According to the official website for this product, this product’s specific use of green coffee bean – the only ingredient in its formula – is different from others. It quotes Dr Oz, which is interesting as the television personality has since withdrawn his statement about this unproven ingredient due to the results of having to face a U.S. federal Senate committee after he made many claims about unproven substances. Moreover, most of the homepage of the site is spent bashing other products instead of talking about why Green Coffee Ultra is actually supposed to work. Negative advertising doesn’t provide very much usable information for dieters an it makes one wonder why the company felt it needed to be defensive right at the welcome page of its own product.

While the company does make a long list of claims about what the ingredient in this product can provide, it does not cite any human studies in peer reviewed journals to support those claims. This is likely because there is inadequate research available at the moment to show that there are any measurable positive weight loss effects associated with the use of this ingredient. The only sizeable study that had previously been conducted has since been discredited due to the use of improper research techniques.

W700 Thermogenic Hyper-Metabolizer review

W700 Thermogenic Hyper-Metabolizer

W700 Thermogenic Hyper-Metabolizer review

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W700 Thermogenic Hyper-Metabolizer is an over the counter supplement pill that is designed to provide assistance to dieters by increasing their body temperature so that more fats and calories are burned off as heat. That is a common strategy among many nonprescription diet pills, and is a process known as thermogenesis. This product is manufactured by a company called Ubervita.

Thermogenesis is a process that has seen some controversy in terms of use as a weight loss product, but the area in which it has been widely accepted is in promoting greater calorie burning when used in conjunction with cardio exercise. While measurable weight loss may not occur as a result of the use of thermogenic diet pills, on their own, they may help to enhance the results of a good workout, if it is completed with the use of the product on a regular basis.

In the case of W700 Thermogenic Hyper-Metabolizer, this diet pill has been marketed to two main groups of consumers. The first is people who want to lose fat so that they can reduce their weight overall (and who would like to improve their fitness level while they’re at it). The second is people who are already athletic and who want to be able to burn a higher amount of fat so that there will be less padding covering up their muscles. By reducing that layer, the outcome is better muscle definition as the existing muscles will no longer be hidden.

At the time that this review was written, these fat burners were being sold on the official website of the manufacturer. They were $29.95 for a bottle of sixty capsules, which provides a one month supply of the product.

That website also provided information with regards to the ingredients that make up the 468mg proprietary blend in the formula, as well as the directions for using the product.

On top of 2000 mcg of vitamin B6, the formula also includes the proprietary blend that is made of: caffeine, schizandra, L-arginine, beta alanine, guarana seed extract, uva ursi, capsicum, garcinia cambogia, raspberry ketones, green coffee, and tribulus.

This product is clearly made of a mix of studied and completely unproven substances. There are some known fat burners, some very powerful stimulants, recognized thermogenics, and diuretics. This means that while fat burning could result from the use of this product, there is also a risk of side effects for many dieters, and water loss that could place the user at risk of dehydration. It is important not to confuse the loss of excess fluids resulting from the use of this product, with burned away fat. The reason is that lost water will return once the body rehydrates.

The directions for this product say that it should be taken two times per day, with a full glass of water at meal time.

Due to the nature of this product, it is very important to speak with a doctor before using it.