Types Of Fat Burners And How They Work

types of fat burnersThere are different kinds of fat burners out there all working towards helping you burn the excess fat in your body. Excess fat is problematic and is associated with very many diseases and conditions. It is therefore important to consider losing all the excess fat if especially you are overweight or obese.

You know you are overweight when your body mass index BMI is between 25 to 29.9. If the BMI is above 30, you are obese. In the endeavor to stay fit and healthy many people have considered using fat burners to help in the process of losing weight. Losing weight is simply because of burning all the excess fat in the body.

You could have considered using fat burners but do not know how they work. Here are some categories of fat burners and how they help your body to lose weight.


Thermogenics – these are the most common and the most used kind of fat burners. Thermo means heat. Thermogenic fat burners therefore operate by increasing the body temperature. They attain this by raising the body metabolic rate. This causes the body to use a lot of energy in the process helping it lose weight.

The side effects of these kinds of burners include high or fast heart beats, lack of sleep and high levels of alertness. Also some thermogenic fat burners may contain stimulants like caffeine which do not go well with some people. Check for those without stimulants if you do not want those ingredients.

Appetite Suppressants

Appetite suppressors – this kind of supplements work by suppressing your appetite, as the name suggests. This means that you do not eat much and when you do not eat much, the body results to using the reserve energy in the body. This means that you will be able to burn more. Not much to talk about here on the side effects. The ingredients in this type of supplement can make you go for hours even days without feeling hungry.

Carbohydrate Blockers

Carb blockers – these ones work by depressing the enzymes that digest carbohydrates in the body. Most carbohydrates are what make us fat for example bread, fries and all those many white foods and products. They are the energy giving foods and therefore increase the calories in whenever consumed. When you take carb blockers the carbohydrates you consume will not be digested therefore they will not add to the fat in the body.

Fat blockers – these ones work just like carb blockers by depressing digestion of fats in the body thereby saving you of the excess fat in the body.

Thyroid Regulators

thyroid glandThyroid regulators – the thyroid glands are located below the jaws at the sides of your neck. They produce hormones that keep your body active – by maintaining the body metabolism. When the thyroids are not secreting enough hormones, the body will be inactive causing  storage of fats  in the body. The thyroid regulating burners will stimulate the thyroid gland to produce more hormones helping to keep you active.

If you are going to get fat burners now you know how they are going to effect change in your body. Go for the ones that you feel are going to meet the main cause of your obesity. Also you can consult a physician so that you can be advised on the number of calories that you are supposed to consume in a day and how to eat the right kinds of food.