Does Lipozene Really Work?

Lipozene is one of the newest forms of fat burning pills offered by the weight loss community, but does it really work?

Lipozene is an “As Seen on TV’ product that claims to easily burn the fat away within a short amount of time.  It is manufactured by Obesity Research Institute, LLC and assures weight loss among users without having to do a bunch of exercise, work and dieting.  The claims are substantial but the evidence falls short when it comes to losing weight and keeping it off.

Anyone should be leery of advertisements on television or radio that promise substantial weight loss results without having to do any work.  These claims are highly inflated and oftentimes gimmicky and faulty. So, what is in lipozene that has the manufacturer making the claims they do?  Lipozene contains one single ingredient known as glucomannan.  This is a non-absorbing polysaccharide  that comes from the konjac root.  Scientific evidence that was even published in journals reported that the konjac root was likely to lower the LDL cholesterol and blood sugar levels of people taking it.  With this ingredient found in lipozene the claims are slightly substantiated, but further research should be done in order to make the claims that lipozene manufacturers make.

Lipozene is actually a fiber supplement, not a weight loss supplement.  If added to an already fibrous diet, you can improve your digestion efficiency and even lower your cholesterol levels.  Fiber fills you up quicker than carbohydrates and filler foods, so you become less likely to cheat on your diet when you consume foods high in fiber.  The supplement helps curb your appetite by keeping your stomach full for longer periods of time.

Most people do not consume enough fiber.  In fact, most Americans eat less than half of the recommended daily allowance of fiber foods.  One of the best things you can do to improve your diet is to up the fiber intake and drink more water.  As a result, you may find yourself losing some unwanted pounds.
Lipozene should be viewed as a fiber supplement, but not taken as a sole weight loss approach.  Lipozene is not the stand-alone answer for weight loss.  Instead, a balanced and healthy diet that consists of lean proteins, fresh fruits and vegetables, good quality carbohydrates and lots of fiber foods will help you in your weight loss efforts.

As always, if you plan on implementing a supplement to your diet, it is best to check with your treating health care provider before doing so.  There are some supplements on the market today that interfere with medications and vitamin absorption.  If you have any questions or concerns, your primary physician should be able to provide you with answers.

Suzanne Somers

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