Grains of Paradise (GP) is a spice similar to ginger, and is an effective stimulant-free fat burning ingredient.
The data: Extracts high in 6-gingerol and 6-paradol have been shown to decrease visceral fat in the lower abdomen while increasing whole body energy expenditure versus placebo. (Skip to the How it Works section)
How it works: GP promotes the transformation of white adipose tissue into brown adipose tissue. Activation of this “brown fat” yields the greater energy expenditure amongst other benefits. (Skip to Grains of Paradise Benefits section)
Dosage: The successful human studies used 30mg/day and 40mg/day. Beginners are recommended to try between 30mg/day and 80mg/day total grains of paradise extract. Advanced users may use 120mg/day.