These help your body to detox and removes excessive toxins, fat and cholesterol. This is helpful for those who experience constipation and bloated tummies as well. Watch out for product labels as there are teas which do not cause diarrhea and that can be a plus point for some of you who do not wish to run to the toilet in the middle of your day.
2) African Mango
African mango, or Irvingia gabonensis, aids your body in burning fat and improves digestion. It also stimulates leptin hormones which reduces hunger. Its high soluble fibre content helps in delaying stomach emptying as well.
3) Apple cider vinegar
It’s no myth that the benefits of apple cider vinegar are vast. ACV aids in weight loss by suppressing appetite so you do not binge or snack as much. Its main component, acetic acid, promotes weight loss also by reducing fat storage and improves metabolism.
4) Garcinia Cambogia
This is another common ingredient found in many weight loss supplements. Hydroxycitric acid (HCA) which is found in its fruit’s rinds help in cutting down body fat and suppresses appetite. This is achieved by increasing the level of serotonin (a hormone which suppresses appetite).
5) Green Coffee Extract
Green coffee refers to coffee beans which are not roasted. Naturally, coffee beans are green in color and turns brown upon roasting. Its weight loss effect is credited to the chlorogenic acid present in green coffee extracts. It may also help in reducing cholesterol in the body.
6) Gymnema Sylvestre
Gymnema is a shrub which has been widely used in ancient medicinal practices for thousands of years. Its main component, gymnemic acid helps block sugar receptors and thus makes sweet food less appealing. This indirectly leads to a decrease in consumption of food high in sugar which in turn helps control weight and appetite.
Chitosan is sourced from a substance known as chitin, which is found in shells of crustaceans such as crabs, shrimps and lobsters. Chitosan is claimed to be able to help your body lower its absorption of fat. It binds with fat and is excreted with stools through bowel movement. This way, less fat is accumulated in the body and this aids in weight loss.