UNDERSTANDING FAT BURNERS
As you consult a professional physical trainer for losing weight, in most likeliness in addition to a diet chart, he would also prescribe some fat burners to you. As you get to know about fat burners, you would certainly get inquisitive and would want to know what are they.
Well, they are nothing but supplements made out of chemicals and herbs that intend to stimulate the metabolism of your body, suppress your appetite for food and at the same time provide additional energy to the body.
Benefits and risks
Fat burners are usually an important part of any weight loss regime. Thus, it can be concluded that there is certainly some benefits of using them.
6 of the most important ones is enlisted below.
- Helps you lose fat either directly or indirectly at a faster rate than usual measures to lose weight
- provides enough energy to the body, thereby keeping you charged up every time
- promotes good sleep
- provides the body good amount of antioxidants that helps in boosting the overall health
- Reduces or suppresses your appetite manifolds
- Increases the testosterone levels in the body
As every coin has a flip side, likewise with fat burners also, there is a risk of using them. As per certain studies, there are some fat burners that cause damage to the liver, owing to the presence of a substance called aegeline. If the fat burners contain substances like bitter orange, it could adversely affect the cardiac health as well. While all of these products aim at increasing the metabolic rates of the body, some do it more than required and that exposes the individual to the risk of getting overheated that could lead to profuse sweating and gradual dehydration of the body.
Good vs Bad
Now that you have developed a fair idea about the benefits and risk of them, you would certainly want to know that how to identify a good one from a dangerous one. Before you find an answer to this, you need to understand that if the dosage of the fat burner is not appropriate, no matter how good or bad the supplement is, it would lead to adverse effects on the body.
The group of good ones would include the natural fat burners that are made of natural substances like fruits, herbs (like green tea or Chia seeds) or other vegetables. Fat burners that contain substances like caffeine, aspirin, bitter orange etc. could cause adverse effects if the dosage is not right and they can be termed as a dangerous one.
Remember good or bad burners will help you increase the fat burning, but without a good diet, fat burners would work properly.