What is raspberry ketone?
Raspberry ketone is an aromatic component present in raspberries and other fruits. It can also be produced synthetically in a lab.
Why has raspberry ketone been targeted for weight loss?
Scientists had previously shown that pungent compounds with similar chemical structures, such as capsaicin and synephrine, had lipolytic activity – causing fat breakdown – in rats fed a high-fat diet and in in vitro fat cells.
What did scientists do in the lab?
In one experiment, to test the effect on obesity, mice were fed a high-fat diet plus raspberry ketone for about 10 weeks. Other experiments were carried out in vitro (in test tubes, petri dishes, etc.).
What did scientists learn about fat cells?
Researchers observed that, compared to controls, raspberry ketone decreased the amount of fat in the liver and visceral adipose (abdominal fat) tissues of mice. It also significantly increased norepinephrine-induced lipolysis (the decomposition of fat) in some rat fat cells.
Researchers also tested in vitro fat cells with raspberry ketone and found that they showed greater evidence of breakdown when compared to controls. What did scientists find out about the relationship between raspberry ketone and adiponectin? Adiponectin is a protein used by the body to regulate metabolism. Higher levels are associated with fewer fat stores. Scientists studied the effects of raspberry ketones on in vitro fat cells and observed a higher secretion of adiponectin when compared to controls
Is this a new supplement on the market?
Even though Lipodiva Raspberry Ketones Extract may be new to you, the supplement itself is not a resent discovery. This has been used as a fat burner even before the FDA recognized Raspberry Ketones as generally safe in 1965. But if you are wondering what is new about Raspberry Ketones in 2013, the health experts have figured out that this is a great weight loss solution for people who are having trouble lossing weight. As a matter of fact, Dr. Oz supported this claim. He said in a TV show that the compound found in Raspberry Ketones can regulate adiponectin which is a hormone found in your body naturally. This hormone helps to regulate proper metabolism and also helps to break down fat cells.
*This statement has not been evaluated by the FDA. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.