Healthy Eats: Try Raspberry Ketones To Regulate Your Metabolism


Sep. 26 2013, Published 5:26 a.m. ET

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I love everything raspberry, so when I was tipped off about a new weight loss trend involving raspberry ketones, a chemical in red raspberries, I was very intrigued.

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According to, raspberry ketones are often used to fight weight loss and obesity. They can also increase lean body mass and can even be applied to the scalp to improve hair growth. Who knew?

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Apparently Dr. Oz, who included a segment during an episode of his show in February 2012 called "Raspberry Ketone: Miracle Fat Burner In a Bottle."

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While there is no reliable scientific data to prove they truly do improve weight loss, I'm totally game to try a couple of raspberry-enhanced edibles just in case.  I want every last potential metabolism-improving compound on my side.


PB Crave's Razzle Dazzle offers a blend of red raspberry, honey, white chocolate and semi-sweet chocolate mixed into their delish peanut butter. Gluten-free, it's ideal for spreading on fruit or crackers for a quick bite.

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Quench your thirst with Sweet Leaf Iced Tea's Raspberry Tea. Black tea also happens to be full of antioxidants that help speed up the metabolism. If ever there was a reason to chug, this would be one!

What's your favorite raspberry-infused snack? Tell us in the comments below or tweet @OKMagazine.


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