Raspberry Ketone is derived from the chemical of red raspberries. It has been found to prevent and reduce obesity and fatty liver (1). This is due to raspberry ketone altering lipid metabolism by stimulating lipolysis and fatty acid oxidation (2) and reducing fat mass in adipocytes (3).
1 – Morimoto, C., Satoh, Y., Hara, M., Inoue, S., Tsujita, T., & Okuda, H. (2005). Anti-obese action of raspberry ketone. Life sciences, 77(2), 194-204.
2 – Park, K. S. (2010). Raspberry ketone increases both lipolysis and fatty acid oxidation in 3T3-L1 adipocytes. Planta medica, 76(15), 1654.
3 – Kosjek, B., Stampfer, W., van Deursen, R., Faber, K., & Kroutil, W. (2003). Efficient production of raspberry ketone via ‘green’biocatalytic oxidation.Tetrahedron, 59(48), 9517-9521.