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Green Tea & Fat Oxidation


A human study published in the European Journal of Clinical Nutrition shows findings that a purified extract of green tea may increase energy expenditure and increase fat oxidation by 33%.
The World Health Organization estimates that by 2015, there will be more than 1.5 billion overweight people adding to healthy costs above $117 billion per year. This is just in the US alone.
Green tea has been studied intensely for a little while now and the focus has been on the compound epigallocatechin gallate (EGCG). The three ways they are studying EGCG to help with weight loss is with increased energy metabolism and fat oxidation, inhibit fat cell development, or reduce lipid absorption and increase your fat excretion.
Some scientists have reported that caffeine must also be present for EGCG to be beneficial to weight loss.
Research that was performed in collaboration with researchers from the University of Medicine Berlin confirm that there is a link between caffeine and EGCG. Though they also found that both compounds produce similar effects by themselves.
When tested a daily dose of 300mg of EGCG, which is in each serving of Prograde Metabolism produced a 33% increase in fat oxidation, while a daily dose of 200mg of caffeine also in a single serving of Prograde Metabolism produced a 34.5% increase.
When both compounds were combined the fat oxidation increased by almost 50% according to the scientists.
The results produced with the combination of EGCG and caffeine may be related to the time that each compound remains in the blood stream. EGCG remains in your blood for about 2 hours after ingestion and caffeine remains in your blood stream for about 4 hours.
This is beneficial because it helps with both early and late postprandial fat oxidation. This is also why Prograde Metabolism is suggested to be taken in the morning and then again in the mid-afternoon so that your fat oxidation can be potentially elevated all day long.
Other studies have supported this evidence and Dr. Josh Lambert at Penn State states that human intervention studies indicate that consumption of tea might promote weight loss, help maintain body weight following weight loss and prevent the development of some diseases associated with obesity such as diabetes and fatty liver disease.
Prograde Metabolism was created based off of scientific evidence such as this so that you consume the therapeutic levels needed to increase your fat oxidation and successfully lose weight and keep it off.
Prograde Metabolism contains the same amount of EGCG and caffeine used in this study and other studies that produced a 49% increase in fat oxidation. That means increased weight loss for you. Combined with the other powerful ingredients such as capsaicain and cinnamon Prograde Metabolism is a metabolic powerhouse designed using quantities proven through research such as the research study above to produce successful weight loss.
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References:
European Journal of Clinical Nutrition Published online ahead of print, doi: 10.1038/ejcn.2010.47 “Epigallocatechin-3-gallate and postprandial fat oxidation in overweight/obese male volunteers: a pilot study” Authors: F. Thielecke, G. Rahn, J. Böhnke, F. Adams, A.L. Birkenfeld, J. Jordan, M. Boschmann

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