What You Should Know
NutriSlim is marketed as a carbohydrate blocker. The website proclaims that the new formula will help dieters lose more weight without the use of stimulants. They further state that NutriSlim will help to boost metabolism while suppressing appetite due to the addition of fiber in the formula. The formula also contains ChromeMate which is a form of chromium. Chromium has long been touted in the diet supplement community as a trace mineral that levels out blood sugar to aid in weight loss.
NutriSlim is purported to promote lean muscle building while increasing the amount of fat lost as compared to diet and exercise alone. The addition of green tea extract is said to give dieters extra energy without the side effects of harmful stimulants. The ingredient L-Carnitine is an amino acid that is said to burn fat for energy as well as benefit heart function.
NutriSlim contains Phase 2 which is a proprietary starch neutralizer which is the primary carbohydrate blocker. This blocker is supposed to keep carbohydrates from turning to sugar and being stored as fat. The main claim by this company is that you can eat starches such as bread and pasta without guilt since the pills will block the carbohydrates and thus allow dieters to lose weight without giving up foods.
List of Ingredients
Chromium (as chromium polynicotinate)(Chromemate®) , Glucomannan, Phaseolus Vulgaris (Phase 2® Brand Bean Extract) , Green Tea Extract (50% polyphenols, 35% catechins, 15% EGCG, 5% caffeine), B. Bifidum , L. Acidophilus, L-Carnitine, Other ingredients: Kosher gelatin (capsule), silica and magnesium stearate. Free of Gluten, corn, soy, yeast, wheat, lactose, fish, eggs, colorings, or preservatives.
NutriSlim is a pill that targets carbohydrates in the foods eaten. Dieters must take 3 pills 30 minutes before the two largest meals of the day. The pills will then block some of the carbohydrates in the food and keep it from turning into fat.
- This product contains no: Gluten, soy, wheat, yeast, lactose, corn, eggs, fish or colorings and preservatives.
- The company website contains customer testimonials.
- This product fits into a low-carbohydrate lifestyle.
- The product does not help to change eating habits as the dieter depends upon the pill to block the “fattening” foods.
- The product cannot be used by pregnant or lactating women.
- The dieter must take 3 pills 30 minutes before each meal which could be easy to forget.
While this product could be of assistance to a dieter who is already following a lower calorie, lower carbohydrate diet, it should not be considered a magic pill. The dieter will still need to follow a sensible eating plan as directed by the company that manufactures NutriSlim. Since the pills block some and not all of the carbohydrates, it is illogical to think that one could eat as much carbohydrates as they wanted and still lose weight.