Femme Slender Body Beautiful Review
Body Beautiful by the manufacturer Femme Slender has an exceptionally long list of benefits according to its marketing materials and official website, which – if the supplement does live up to those promises – is quite the accomplishment for a drug that contains such a short list of ingredients. The formula, in fact, contains only a single ingredient: L-Carnitine (250 mg).
Can what is essentially an L-Carnitine supplement, truly be the powerful fat burner that Femme Slender Body Beautiful claims to be? To determine this, L-Carnitine must be examined, and medical studies that have been performed on the ingredient should be sought.
L-Carnitine itself is a type of amino acid that is hydrophilic (attracted to water) and naturally occurs in the body when it is produced by the liver and kidneys. Among the many roles played by L-Carnitine, it is a transporter of fat into the mitochondria of the cells so that this fat can be used as energy by the body. This means that, in theory, the more L-Carnitine there is in the body, the faster fat from food or stored within the body can be used as an energy source. This concept makes L-Carnitine an extremely popular ingredient among many over-the-counter weight loss supplements.
Experts in weight loss and nutrition as well as medical scientists are currently cautioning people who use over-the-counter weight loss supplements to speak with their doctors before using any pill that contains L-Carnitine as a single ingredient as there have not been enough reputable standardized trials using human participants to prove its efficacy or its safety in the short- and long-term. As of today, there have been L-Carnitine tests only on animals, and the results have not always been good. Heart patients and Alzheimer’s patients have been given L-Carnitine under very specific circumstances and under a doctor’s supervision and recommendation, but this is not the case when weight loss is a goal. L-Carnitine is known to interfere with the thyroid functioning and could therefore risk the health of individuals who have thyroid problems. Side effects commonly seen with its use have been headaches, nausea and vomiting.
Though two studies are cited on the official website for Body Beautiful by Femme Slender, the first, “Decreasing Oxidative Stress with Choline and Carnitine in Women,” (Journal of the American College of Nutrition, June 2005) by Sachan, Hongu, and Johnsen, only examined the impact of the substance in combination with choline (which Body Beautiful diet pills does not contain) and was not tested in the same dose. It was also not a weight loss study. The second study cited, “Weight Loss Associated with Reduced Intake of Carbohydrate Reduces the Atherogenicity of LDL in Premenopausal Women,” (Metabolism journal, September, 2005) by Lofgren, Zern, Herron, West, Sharman, Shachteer, Koo, and Fernandez. It is funny that this study was cited, since it stated that in examining weight- and fat-loss through the use of carnitine, “as no differences were observed between the carnitine and placebo groups in all the measured parameters, all subjects were pooled together for statistical analysis.” The initial part of the study showed carnitine to be of no use for weight loss and therefore the statistics of the participants who took it were lumped in with the other placebo participants.
All this considered, though L-Carnitine supplements are generally sold at approximately $15 per bottle of sixty capsules, it should be noted that the official manufacturer’s website for Body Beautiful, by Femme Slender, is selling bottles of 90 tablets for £37.00 (exchange at the time of this review converts to approximately $55 USD). This means that Body Beautiful diet pills cost almost two-and-a-half times the price of other supplements with the same single ingredient.
Femme Slender Body Beautiful Product Information
Suggested Use: Take 1-2 tablets, 3 times a day, just before meals.
Ingredients: (Serving Size: 1 tablet)
Caution: These statements about Femme Slender Body Beautiful diet pills have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. Femme Slender Body Beautiful diet pills are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.Femme Slender Body Beautiful,