Raspberry Ketone In Review:

Is it Good for the body in aiding Weight Loss?

Raspberries! The taste. The smell. Yummmmmy.

Do you know what gives raspberries that sweet pleasant smell? Ketones. That’s what. (tosses a raspberry to the lady in the corner who got the question right.)

Raspberry ketone – also called Rasketone, Frambinone, Rheosmin or Oxyphelon – is a naturally occurring organic compound in raspberries responsible for making them smell good. It’s like its natural deodorant.

Raspberry Ketone Plus contains this sweet-smelling compound.

OK, so the ketones in raspberries make them smell good. So what?

During an experiment, a high dosage of ketones was tested on mice. The resulting effect was that it prevented them from putting on body fat.

There’ve been claims that raspberry ketones have a similar effect on the human body, the most famous being from Dr. Oz who believes that they work. He believes raspberry ketone programs your body to believe it’s thin and as a result, your fat cells reduce in size.

Though there’s no scientific evidence to prove that it does (maybe there needs to be more research into this), there are several people like Dr Oz who claim that raspberry ketones worked for them in aiding their weight loss. There are lots of testimonials and comments on lots of blogs over this. One person reported losing 10lbs in their first week of trying it. Another reported losing 4lbs in four days. Another person revealed they’d lost 8lbs in 10 days. On the other hand, some people have tried it and not lost an ounce.

Does this mean raspberry ketones work or not? Is every single person who’s had a positive result lying? Is every single person who’s had a negative result lying? They can’t all be lying. So maybe it genuinely does work for people and not others.

The claimed pros. The yays!

  • Helps you lose body fat. Some people claim they’ve lost weight.
  • Increases the production of adiponectin in the body, a hormone responsible for certain metabolic routines
  • Results of taking raspberry ketones are relatively fast.
  • Raspberry ketones have the safety thumbs-up from the FDA (US Food &Drugs Administration)
  • Contains antioxidants – staunch allies for the cells in your body
  • Apparently thwarts plaque’s grandmaster plan to set up home in the wall of your arteries
  • There are said to be no side effects

The cons. The boos. :-)

  • Some claim raspberry ketone supplements don’t work, that it’s a con, that buying it as part of a weight-loss plan is a waste of money and time.
  • There are no scientific studies on humans that prove that taking raspberry ketones aids weight loss
  • With the amount of raspberry ketone products on the market, it can be hard to choose the best of the bunch
  • Other ingredients are added to raspberry ketone supplements such as African Mango, apple cider vinegar or Resveratrol. Check for those in case you’re allergic to them.
  • Although there are said to be no side effects, there seem to be some reports of the following: sleeplessness and feelings of anxiety.
  • There are some concerns shared on the net that taking these supplements longer than 3 months may have an effect on the thyroid because it increases the metabolism. If you’re to take these supplements, it might therefore be worth taking a thyroid test every month or so to be on the safe side.

On medication/pregnant?

If you’re on any type of medication, suffer from a medical condition, or you’re pregnant or breastfeeding, and you’re thinking of taking raspberry ketone supplements, it’s advisable to consult with your doctor first.

Where can I purchase Raspberry Ketone Plus? And how much does it cost?

You can purchase Raspberry Ketone Plus (raspberry ketone supplements) here:

They usually range in price from £39.95 for 60 capsules to £179.70 for 360 capsules, but it’s currently on special offer ranging from £19.95 (60 caps) to £94.95 (360 caps).

Recommended dosage is two capsules daily (one for breakfast, one for lunch).
A 7-day diet plan is also included (free).


  • Raspberry Ketone Diet: http://www.raspberryketonediet.org.uk/
  • Raspberry Ketone (Wikipedia): http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Raspberry_ketone
  • Anti-obese Action of Raspberry Ketone (on mice): http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/15862604
  • Dr Oz: http://www.doctoroz.com/videos/miracle-fat-burner-bottle | video: http://youtu.be/kvCaF5DMC68
  • Raspberry ketone/thyroid health: http://www.dietsinreview.com/diet_column/02/raspberry-ketone-side-effects-may-impact-thyroid-health/
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