What You Should Know
Bob Harper is a celebrity fitness trainer. He is well-known for his spot as one of the Biggest Loser trainers, but Harper offers more than witty quips and a shoulder to lean on. He has recently released a complete weight loss program that includes books, videos and supplements. Among the supplements in the lineup is Bob Harper’s Smart Weight Loss. The supplement ingredient list looks different, but it contains many of the same ingredients found in other weight loss products. The dieter may notice the supplement is missing “caffeine” but that is only because the trainer uses coffee beans as a source of caffeine. The fine print reveals the formula contains 180 mg of caffeine per serving. This is far more caffeine than the average dieter needs to increase metabolism and may be enough to cause negative side effects.
List of Ingredients
- Coffee Extract
- Pomegranate Powder
- Goji Powder
- Frauenmantle Extract
- Wild Olive Oil Extract
- Cormino Extract
- Horsemint Extract
From the onset, the main ingredient in Bob Harper’s Smart Weight Loss is caffeine. The dieter will see the ingredient as coffee extract, but that extract is standardized for caffeine. At the highest recommended dose, the dieter is expected to take nearly 600 mg of caffeine. That is FAR more than any dieter needs and it will cause negative side effects. Caffeine lasts 12 hours in the body, so taking this supplement in the evening will affect sleep cycles and prevent deep sleep. This leads to fatigue and could impact the immune system.
The remaining ingredients in the formula are more unique and when we searched we found an interesting connection between Bob Harper’s Smart Weight Loss and a Hydroxycut supplement. It appears the two have the exact same ingredients, though some have slightly different names. This likely means one company formulated both supplements and different labels were smacked on the outside. The dieter is getting a ready-made supplement and Bob Harper is getting the flack.
- Available online from trusted companies like GNC.
- All ingredients are openly revealed.
- Costs less than most diet supplements.
- Contains too much caffeine.
- Has the same ingredients as a Hydroxycut supplement.
We are disappointed in Bob Harper. This formula is nothing more than a caffeine pill designed to keep the heart racing throughout the day. There is great information on the official Bob Harper website, but Bob Harper’s Smart Weight Loss is simply not the best weight loss pill a dieter can take. In fact, the dieter is bound to feel negative side effects after the first couple doses. Potential side effects include racing heart rate, nausea, vomiting and sleeplessness.