When Dr. Oz stated that Raspberry Ketones were “The #1 miracle in a bottle to burn your fat,” supplement industries capitalized and consumers went wild. Because of the hype created by the show, everyone seems to want to get their hands on this “miracle” supplement. Perfect Supplements often receives messages from customers asking if we carry a Raspberry Ketone supplement. The answer to that question is no, and this article is designed to explain why.
The saying that you can’t believe everything you hear is especially true when it comes to the supplement industry. Raspberry Ketones are said to be an all natural weight loss supplement created from real red raspberries. In reality, most Raspberry Ketone supplements are synthetic and made WITHOUT raspberries. More shockingly, there have been zero studies conducted on the weight loss effects of Raspberry Ketones on humans.
Raspberry Ketone is an antioxidant found naturally in red raspberries. What supplement companies don’t tell you is that Raspberry Ketones can be manufactured synthetically, for a fraction of the cost. In fact, red raspberries only contain trace amounts of Raspberry Ketones and therefore it is extremely expensive to extract Raspberry Ketone from actual red raspberries. To cut costs, supplement companies use Raspberry Ketones that are mass produced synthetically. Although marketed as all natural and derived from real raspberries, this is simply not the truth. The truth is that most Raspberry Ketone supplements are 100% synthetic. Perfect Supplements would never sell or recommend a synthetic supplement to anyone.
Perfect Supplements only sells products with pure and proven ingredients backed by clinical research. There are only two known studies conducted on the effectiveness of Raspberry Ketones for weight loss. One study was conducted on mice and the other on fat cells in a petri dish. These studies were not placebo controlled, and both studies failed to show any significant weight loss effects. There has not been a single study conducted on the effectiveness or safety of Raspberry Ketones as a weight loss aid for humans.
Most manufacturers claim that Raspberry Ketones are all natural and free from harmful side effects. Again, this is simply not true. As stated earlier in the article, most Raspberry Ketone supplements are created synthetically. Products containing synthetic ingredients are known to cause a host of unwanted side effects.
Alarmingly, Raspberry Ketone is chemically related to a stimulant called synephrine. This stimulant causes jitters, increased blood pressure, increased heart rate, heart palpitations, feelings of anxiety and insomnia. People using Raspberry Ketones have reported similar side effects.
Although there has not been a study conducted on humans, the study conducted on mice noted that Raspberry Ketones raises triglyceride levels. Raspberry Ketones could have the same negative effect on the triglyceride and cholesterol levels of humans.
It has also been suggested that Raspberry Ketones may mimic the female hormone estrogen. Due to this, it is extremely dangerous for people to take Raspberry Ketones if they have a hormone sensitive condition such as breast or uterine cancer.
Raspberry Ketones may also have dangerous drug interactions with many common pharmaceuticals. People taking antidepressants should be especially careful.
As far as Perfect Supplements is concerned, it is neither safe nor smart to recommend a synthetic product with ingredients that are not back by clinical research. It is even more dangerous to retail a product associated with so many dangerous side effects.
There is no such thing as magic weight loss pill. In order to accomplish any amount of healthy weight loss, you have to start with a healthy diet and plenty of exercise. Although weight loss starts with diet and exercise, there are some supplements that may enhance your weight loss experience. Unlike Raspberry Ketones, African Mango Extract (IGOB131) is clinically proven to help overweight people reduce their weight and waist circumference. Perfect African Mango is made from 100% pure IGOB131, which makes it a highly effective and entirely natural weight loss supplement that is free from dangerous side effects. Most importantly, Perfect African Mango is backed by concrete research that proves that it works.