Oxyelite Pro is a thermogenic supplement. The word thermogenic means to increase heat. Therefore, Oxyelite USP Labs Pro and other supplements which come under the umbrella term “thermogenic,” increase the basal metabolic rate of the body, thereby causing a corresponding increase in body heat and subsequent fat loss. This is why such supplements are commonly referred to as “fat burners.” The most commonly used ingredients in thermogenic supplements have a combination of caffeine and ephedrine which can cause significant side effects and can in some cases be dangerous.
The product contains six active ingredients DMAA, Bauhinia purpurea, Rauwolfia (Rauvolfia),Cirsium Oligophyllum, Bacopa Monnieri (or Water Hyssop) and caffeine. DMAA is a mild stimulant derived from the stem of geranium plant stems. Caffeine is also a mild stimulant whose usual high is balanced out by the rest of the ingredients. The remaining ingredients are derived from plants and each has a significant effect on the function of the thyroid hormones as will be explained below.
How it works
The basic metabolic rate of the body is the rate at which the body burns energy while resting in order for the body to keep functioning. This rate is regulated by hormones produced by the thyroid gland at the base of the kneck. The two main thyroid hormones involved in regulating the metabolic rate are abbreviated to T4 and T3. T4 is converted to T3 in the cells of the body and it is T3 which is responsible for increasing the rate at which the body uses energy. It causes faster fat breakdown, reduces fat storage and it is thought that it increases the level of the hormone serotonin in the brain which improves mood. The ingredients contained in Oxyelite pro have a natural effect on thyroid function, causing an increase in the conversion of the abundant T4 into the usually less abundant T3. T4 normally exists in the blood at 20 times the concentration of T3.
USP Labs Pro is a supplement which, according to the company website, was formulated by pharmacists. In addition, the website states that there are a number of clinical studies which prove that the supplement is more effective than any of the other fat burners currently available on the market. In fact, a study carried out by the Department of Health and Sport Sciences at the University of Memphis showed that after taking a dose of two tablets, health men and women showed an increase in the markers of fat break down in their blood and the basal metabolic rates of the individuals involved in the study increased by up to 35 per cent with no reported side effects. According to USP labs, the manufacturers of the supplement, as of March 2012, there were five published, peer reviewed clinical studies on the supplement. It is the most studied supplement on the market today, meaning there is a lot of evidence for its efficacy. One eight week study reported no significant side effects and no significant changes in the kidney, liver or heart function of the participants over the eight weeks of the trial. In addition, the study reported that there was significant fat loss, appetite suppression and weight loss over the eight week period.
Oxyelite Pro Reviews ! Considerations
While USP Labs Oxyelite has been proven to be effective and safe, it is important to note that safety is only guaranteed if used according to the instructions on the bottle. This means sticking to the stated dose. The supplement should only be used by healthy adults. Anyone with thyroid problems should avoid the product and seek medical advice before considering any kind of thermogenic supplement.