Berberine, a powerful polyphenol, has gained significant attention recently for its weight loss properties. This incredible substance has been widely named “exercise in a bottle” because it can effectively boost metabolism, regulate blood sugar levels, burn fat, help with cellular health, support cardiovascular health, and so much more!
Berberine is getting a LOT of attention and rightfully so!!!
Clinical studies have found that Berberine can regulate glucose, lipid metabolism, and reduce insulin resistance. Additionally, it can balance the level of gut hormones which triggers weight loss – lower blood sugar levels, breakdown and storage of fats.
Health Benefits of Berberine Include:
Promotes weight loss
Berberine has been found to inhibit the growth of fat cells at the molecular level, which can help promote weight loss.
Controls Blood Sugar levels by decreasing insulin resistance. It helps the body break down sugars inside cells, slow the breakdown of carbohydrates in the gut, lower sugar production in the liver.
Can reduce your risk of heart disease by lowering blood triglycerides and increasing HDL (good) cholesterol
May protect against Depression, Fatty liver
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- Ilyas, Z., Perna, S., Al-thawadi, S., Alalwan, T.A., Riva, A., Petrangolini, G., Gasparri, C., Infantino, V., Peroni, G., & Rondanelli, M. (2020). The effect of Berberine on weight loss in order to prevent obesity: A systematic review, Biomedicine & Pharmacotherapy, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.biopha.2020.110137