Obscure weight loss products abound, but just how effectively each product works can be debated. Although many products claim to be based on scientific research and claims made that solid studies have been conducted, deeper probing sometimes uncovers questionable results. Five popular supplements, including raspberry ketones, Matcha green tea powder, garcinia cambogia, caffeine supplements, and alkaline water, were independently tested. Specifics of each test are given, along with results and reasons for conclusions reached about each product. Ultimately if something sounds too good to be true, it just may be.
- Any number of websites seem to promise guaranteed ways for you to lose weight. Very often, this entails making use of some type of dietary supplement.
- Researchers in Newcastle, Australia, weighed the merits of five supplements, raspberry ketones, matcha green tea powder, garcinia cambogia, caffeine, and alkaline water.
- The researchers determined that none of the supplements did much at all for helping you lose weight.
“Concerns have been raised about potential toxic effects of raspberry ketones on the heart and for reproduction.”