Month: February 2014


Lipo 6 vs Lipo

What is Lipo 6?

Lipo 6 is an over the counter ‘fat burner’ supplement used for weight loss.  It contains several active ingredients that curb the appetite and stimulate metabolism.  The ultimate goal is to remove fat from the body.  Lipo 6 contains multiple pharmaceutical like ingredients including synephrine, yohimbine, guggulsterones, anhydrous caffeine and bioperine.  Synephrine is related to the drug ephedrine and has various effects on the cardiovascular system including increasing heart rate and blood pressure.  Yohimbine is a bark extract that has both mild stimulant and aphrodisiac properties and can increase blood flow.  Guggulsterones are plant based extracts that stimulate thyroid function.  Anhydrous caffeine is a potent form of caffeine that acts as a stimulant and can cause central nervous system overload.  Bioperine is black pepper extract that slows down the metabolism of other drugs.

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