Weight loss supplements: Top 7 effective natural remedies you can try
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Below are the top 5 effective weight loss natural remedies.
1. Green Tea:
Green tea is a most popular healthy drink available globally. According to a report published in the International Journal of Obesity in 2009; green tea antioxidants known as catechins may help increase metabolism, this seems to have an effect on weight loss and weight maintenance. Another chemical, catechin found in green tea epigallocatechin gallate, may help moderately overweight people lose weight, according to the NIH.
This is also a popular herb known for weight loss. Till date only active ingredient identified so far is a steroidal glycoside that has been called as “p57”. Still lot of research need to be done to prove it as an effective weight loss remedy. But lots of people are using it and some are satisfied with the results.
Chitosan is a known as dietary supplement made from chitin, which is found in the shells of crustaceans, such as crabs, shrimp, and lobster. It blocks the absorption of fats and cholesterol to prevent their absorption; helps to reduce weight with or without calorie restriction.
4. Conjugated linoleic acid (CLA):
Conjugated linoleic acid (CLA) is a fatty acid found naturally in dairy and in beef and is promoted as a weight loss remedy. According to the review from Journal of Obesity; CLA (along with Chitosan, Chia seed, and several other substances) proved it as an effective weight loss aid. But still they need more evidences to prove it as effective and safe.
Glucomannan is derived from the plant konjac. This is dietary fiber claims to have weight loss by absorbing water in the digestive tract, reducing cholesterol and carbohydrate absorption. Along with this, it is extremely effective for diabetes and blood sugar control,
6. Chromium Picolinate:
Chromium is a mineral can be used as a weight loss supplement. It enhances the action of insulin, a hormone needed for metabolism. It's also required for the storage of carbohydrates, fats, and proteins.
Chromium supplements believed to have a weight loss effect by:
o decreasing appetite o increasing number of calories burned o reducing body fat o increasing muscle mass
HCG (human chorionic gonadotropin) is a human hormone produced by the placenta during pregnancy. hCG is said to promote weight loss by suppressing appetite, revving up metabolism and reducing body fat.
Apart from these natural remedies, one can also try natural herbal products such as AyurSlim from Himalaya for reducing weight without any side effects.