Raspberry Ketones are the natural compound found in red raspberries. They are responsible for the aroma of red raspberries and it is either extracted from the fruit or made synthetically.

But there is something more to those red raspberries, as the raspberry ketone is said to be help with weight loss. Reports are that studies on mice show that raspberry ketones increase the breakdown of fat, according to mindandmuscle.net.

Steady use of raspberry ketones is said to provide a long lasting boost in energy levels. Raspberry ketones are placed in many fat loss supplements.

Health Habits reported that when tested on a group of lab mice, researchers found that raspberry ketone increased the expression and secretion of adiponectin. Adiponectin is a protein hormone that curbs a number of metabolic processes, including glucose regulation and fatty acid catabolism, according to Health Habits.

The natural compound has been spoken about on the Dr. Oz Show.

Dr. Oz's Web site noted that raspberry ketone can be taken 30 minutes before a big meal to help weight loss.

Lisa Lynn, a specialist in metabolic disorders and personal training, wrote a post on Dr. Oz's Web site noting that raspberry ketone keep you feeling full, and block fat and carbs from being absorbed and turned into extra pounds.

She also noted in another post that raspberry ketones to pushes the body into the fat-burning zone.

The supplements will make sure that the excess fat gets pulled into the cell to be burned for fuel, Lynn wrote.

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