White Kidney Bean
White Kidney Bean extract is a carbohydrate blocker that works by inhibiting the digestion of starches. When given to people who are not otherwise on a diet (during their highest carb containing meal), white kidney bean extract is able to reduce body weight and body fat levels similar to simple caloric restriction.
Bitter Melon Extract
Some research also shows that bitter melon can have beneficial effects on fat burning and weight loss . One study found that consuming a capsule containing 4.8 grams of bitter melon extract each day led to significant decreases in belly fat.
Cinnamon Bark Extract
Cinnamon has been shown to reduce some of the bad effects of eating high-fat foods. This can help in an overall weight loss plan. Its effect on blood glucose levels can also help your body ultimately lose weight .
Cinnamon will also help to reduce carb cravings.
Gynostemma pentaphyllum is an Asian vine that has been employed in herbal medical practices for centuries. Gynostemma pentaphyllum was found to lessen obesity by significantly stimulating fat oxidation (fat burning) and glucose uptake through AMPK activation.
Olive Leaf Extract 20% Oleuropein
Oleuropein reduces blood sugar levels. Researchers attribute this to oleuropein essentially “forcing” the body to use more glucose, rather than store it, which stimulates insulin release.
Prolonged periods of dieting can result in decreased thyroid function, which subsequently slows your metabolism and stunts your ability to lose weight. However, oleuropein is incredibly thyrogenic, meaning it boosts thyroid function. One study in particular showed that it raised thyroid hormone T3 2.5x above baseline
Alpha Lipoic Acid
See this great write up on ALA
Focus primarily on Nutrient partitioning and fat burning sections.
Berberine has been used in Chinese and Ayurvedic medicine for decades and shown to be effective on optimizing blood glucose, improving insulin sensitivity and body composition, yet despite its demonstrated efficacy, berberine is limited by poor bioavailability.
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Vanadyl Sulfate duplicates the anabolic functions of insulin by increasing your insulin sensitivity. Insulin is the transport agent for glucose, amino acids, and proteins into the muscles.
It helps to make sugars work for you instead of simply being turned into fats. Vanadyl Sulfate also has been known to give great pumps when working-out.
Improve nutrient metabolism and produce weight loss. Essential mineral that supports healthy blood sugar levels and helps lessen carbohydrate cravings