Ever since Dr. Oz praised the fat-burning benefits of the raspberry ketone diet pill, the weight loss world has been abuzz.
Though he tempered his praise with a typical disclaimer, his recommendation was still quite compelling.
Soon afterwards it seemed as if every company was releasing their own version of the super-food extract.
The big question is whether this will actually turn out to be as useful as Dr. Oz claimed or if it will just be another Acai berry or worse another HCG diet pill. Dr. Oz has a pretty good track record after all. His recommendation of the African Mango diet has yet to be disproved.
Read on to find out the truth about this unique and hugely popular weight loss supplement. Perhaps it’s the miracle diet pill you’ve been searching for all your life. (Hint: There are no miracle diet pills!)
What is Raspberry Ketone?
Before the Dr. Oz show, not many people had heard of raspberry ketone before. There’s a good reason for that. It’s actually an aroma compound found in red raspberries. Outside of chemists, I doubt aroma compounds are on many people’s radars. Surprisingly raspberry ketone has actually been used as a food additive for years. Though its use had nothing to do with weight loss. It was used to add a fruity scent to certain foods.
Some studies have shown that the compound helps to regulate the protein adiponectin. This protein is used to regulate our metabolism. In other words adiponectin makes your body think it is thin.
Because of this the raspberry ketone compound results in your fat molecules breaking up much more effectively.
Now to actually get enough of the compound from real raspberries, you’d have to eat about 100 pounds a day. Luckily scientists have been able to extract the compound into pill form. With the raspberry ketone diet pills you only need to take 100 or 200mg per day depending on how your body reacts.
Does Raspberry Ketone Really Work?
Whether this unique new diet pill works and how effective it can be, is still up for debate. Up until now there have been no clinical studies done on humans. The only official studies involving the raspberry ketone compound was done with mice. And those studies showed the compound to be extremely effective in helping to dissolve fat molecules.
Based on those studies and other evidence, experts like Dr. Oz have given the compound their stamp of approval. One of the major benefits of the compound is that it will help individuals with fat anywhere on their body.
Often fat deposits in certain areas of the body are extremely difficult to get rid of. Since raspberry ketone works to break up and dissolve fat molecules, this diet pill should theoretically be able to attack fat anywhere on the body.
Diet and Exercise Still Needed
It’s important to always state that no diet pill is a miracle pill. Regardless of how it can benefit you in your weight loss efforts, you will still need to balance it out with a healthy diet and exercise program.
Think of the raspberry ketone diet pill as a metabolic booster. It will help you burn fat quicker, but if you live a sedentary lifestyle and consume too much fat, there’s little it can do for you.