The natural ingredients in the gummies can help in many areas of weight loss and fat burning by promoting a healthy mind and body. The gummies contain ingredients, many of which have been used for thousands of years, that can assist with increasing metabolic rate, enhancing energy levels, and improving mood and motivation. With a wide range of unique properties, the ingredients can also make you feel fuller for longer, supress appetite, and reduce sugar cravings.
Fenugreek is part of the Fabaceae family of plants andis commonly used in Indian cuisine to add flavour to dishes. Consumption of fenugreek, especially the seeds, offers many benefits to the heart, cholesterol, and overall health, as well as to weight loss.
The ingredient is particularly beneficial to healthy digestion, and the seeds of the fenugreek plant are considered to be excellent for reducing body weight. Including fenugreek seeds in the diet can assist with increasing the metabolic rate of the body and making you feel fuller for longer.
Fenugreek seeds also contain the nonprotein, 4-Hydroxyisoleucine, which has been shown to have a positive effect on levels of free fatty acids, the regulation of glucose, and cholesterol.
Wild yam is a natural ingredient that originates from North America. An important component of wild yam is diosgenin, which is capable of producing 7-Keto DHEA. 7-keto DHEA is an oxygenated metabolite that is able to increase the metabolic rate of the body; early research shows that 7-keto DHEA may be an effective fat burner.
The diosgenin in wild yam is also highly beneficial to the body, and weight loss. In a recent study, consuming diosgenin has been shown to reduce body weight when a high-fat diet is consumed. The study also suggested that consuming diosgenin could help to prevent non-alcoholic fatty liver disease.
Saw palmetto has been used in the past to treat numerous conditions, including male pattern baldness and benign prostatic hyperplasia. Taking saw palmetto can also help with weight loss, although unlike some ingredients this natural agent helps with weight loss indirectly.
Saw palmetto consumption can restrict the conversion of testosterone, which contributes greatly to the natural control of body weight. The ingredient can also contribute to an increased level of energy, which can improve motivation to exercise regularly and lose weight in a healthy way.
Dong quai has been used in Chinese medicine for thousands of years and is well-known for its benefits to healthy weight loss. The natural herb is commonly included in the diet for its high content of the vitamins B12 and E, which assist with fat digestion and cell protection, respectively.
The benefits of dong quai are extensive: it can increase metabolism, reduce fatigue, and can provide supplementation to oestrogen which can cause weight gain to women going through menopause. Inclusion of dong quai in the diet is also thought to reduce intra-abdominal fat which can cause weight gain, and regulate appetite.
Damiana, a shrub that is part of the passifloraceae family, is a recognised aid to weight loss. Commonly found in Mexico, the plant has been used for many years as an aid for headaches, nervous indigestion, and depression, amongst other conditions. Damiana is also a very effective natural appetite suppressant.
Used in conjunction with yerbematé and guarana, to produce a thermogenic response, damiana has been shown to slow down gastric emptying and lead to high levels of weight loss within a 45 day test period. During the test period, the consumption of damiana also led to a prolonged period of fullness.
Calcium is an essential mineral that the body requires for strong bones, good blood flow, and correct nervous system function. As well as being crucial to good and continued health, studies have shown that calcium can increase weight loss and aid patients with diabetes who are struggling with alternative diets for weight loss.
Calcium can improve lipid oxidation, which is a fat burning process, make you feel fuller for longer, decrease fat absorption, and improve the amount of fat that is eliminated from the body by helping to stimulate the production of GLP (glucagon-like peptide-1 7–36) and GIP (glucose-dependent insulinotropic polypeptide 1–42).
Fennel is a plant that is native to the Mediterranean, the aromatic seeds of which are commonly used in Indian and Chinese cuisines. As an aid to weight loss, fennel boasts hunger suppressant properties and can help to reduce cravings, which aids in weight loss.
In a recent study which assessed the ability of fennel to regulate the intake of food, fennel was shown to lower prospective consumption of food, reduce hunger, and lead to a fuller feeling after food consumption. Fennel is also very high in beneficial nutrients, such as B vitamins, iron, potassium, and calcium.
Motherwort is an ancient herb that has been used for thousands of years for its anxiety soothing properties. Consumption of motherwort is particularly beneficial to female health, during menstruation and after child birth. The herb is also thought to help decrease cholesterol levels, reduce blood viscosity, and relax the muscles.
Motherwort is a commonly suggested herb for hyperthyroidism (overactive thyroid), which can cause people to suffer from a faster heart rate, heat sensitivity, and excess weakness and tiredness. Use of motherwort is also thought to reduce fat levels in the blood.
Dandelion extract has been shown to produce a diuretic effect in the body, which causes a reduction in the amount of body fluid in the body. By reducing the body's fluid amount, increased weight loss is often one result.
Including dandelion in the diet can also have other benefits to weight loss. It's thought that consuming dandelion can improve endurance, which can contribute to healthy weight loss through regular exercise. Consuming dandelion has also been linked to a reduction in the formation of fat cells.
Thistle, or milk thistle, is often used as a natural remedy to treat conditions that affect the liver. In a recent study, thistle was proven to reduce the weight of the liver and the ratio of liver to body weight, showing the natural plant may be able to have an anti-steatosis effect, potentially helping with liver cells that have been infiltrated with fat.
Thistle is also thought to be able to help with reducing cholesterol levels, overall weight reduction, and improved cognition. Including thistle in the diet is also suggested to be a benefit to the immune system and insulin resistance.
Chaste tree berry, known also as vitex agnus-castus, is a shrub that originates from the Mediterranean. For thousands of years, the seeds and fruit of the shrub have been used to treat varying conditions. Commonly, chaste tree berry is used as a medicine to treat problems with the reproductive system and menopause; it has also been linked to increased learning and memory.
Chaste tree berry has also been shown to ease the systems of premenstrual syndrome, including mood alteration, bloating, and irritability. The stress relieving properties of chaste tree berry, as well as the natural ingredient's ability to improve mood, can mean that it contributes to healthy and ongoing weight loss.
Asian ginseng studies have shown that inclusion of the natural plant, commonly included in traditional medicinal Chinese treatments, can have a positive influence on weight loss. There have been research-based links drawn between the consumption of ginseng and increased appetite control and the prevention of excess food intake.
In the study of ginseng and obesity, the ginseng was shown to be able to enhance leptin resistance, decrease neuropeptide Y secretion, and reduce hypothalamus chronic inflammation caused by a high fat diet. Ginseng is also thought to have anti-aging skin properties, be able to help with diabetes, and control blood glucose levels.
Black cohosh is a medicinal herb from the acteaeraemosa plant, that is often used to treat the symptoms, such as altered moods and sweating, of menopause and perimenopause. Consuming black cohosh is thought to lead to increased regulation of hormone levels, which affect women post menopause.
Studies into the use of black cohosh extract have shown that the natural herb can reduce weight gain. The unique properties of black cohosh also indicate that it may be able to help with diabetes treatment, decreased anxiety, and good bone health.
Isoflavones are plant-derived compounds that have been widely studied and proven to have numerous benefits to health and weight loss. The supplementation of isoflavones has been shown to reduce body weight during short-term use and decrease blood glucose during long-term use.
Studies into the consumption of isoflavones have also revealed that the compound has considerable anti-inflammatory properties, which could help to treat diseases of an inflammatory nature. Isoflavones can assist with good heart health, increase glucose metabolism, and encourage good bone health.
Bioperine, or piperine, is a black pepper extract that is responsible for the spicy taste of peppers. Bioperine is highly beneficial for its ability to increase nutrient absorption in the body, which can aid people who struggle to absorb nutrients naturally, and as a result experience the effects of malnutrition.
As a supplement to high fat diets, it has been discovered that bioperine is able to lower overall body weight and cholesterol. Bioperine has also demonstrated an ability to reduce fat mass without food intake being reduced.
Gelatine consists of a combination of protein and peptides, and delivers significant benefits to healthy joints and bones, as well as to weight loss. One of the main ways that gelatine contributes to healthy weight loss is by assisting with the regulation of blood sugar levels.
The glycine that gelatine contains can enable the body to stabilise the sugar levels in blood by removing glucose, and reducing cravings for sugar. Gelatine is also a very low-calorie source of protein, which provides a much greater feeling of fullness than many other foods.
Sorbitol is one of the most well-known sugar alcohols, which is a type of carbohydrate. One of the main benefits of sorbitol is its low-calorie content, which is despite the natural sweetness of the carbohydrate.
The low-calorie sweetness and difficult digestion of sorbitol by the intestines means that it's often used as a sugar alternative to help with weight loss. Sorbitol is also less likely to cause tooth decay and cavities when consumed, compared to sugar, which can increase oral health without forgoing sweet food.
Malic acid is found naturally in many fruits and vegetables, like blackberries, kiwis, and broccoli. The acid can be found in a large number of foods and drinks on the market and is often used for its ability to enhance flavour.
An important benefit of malic acid for weight loss is the acid's ability to break down proteins, carbohydrates, and fats for energy; the increased energy can then assist with weight loss through exercise. Malic acid, in conjunction with magnesium, can also help to reduce the pain that is associated with fibromyalgia, a condition that causes muscle and joint pain, as well as fatigue.