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Health Guide Review: 3,4/5

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Animal Cuts Review: Does it work?

Intro: What is it?

Animal Cuts is a weight loss packet of pills made for bodybuilders looking to get rid of water weight, and instead get a cut up and vein appearance.  It’s claimed to be made specifically to meet the requirements that these kinds of athletes need.

It claims to be made up of extremely potent thermogenic fat burners with herbs that can help get rid of a soft and puffy appearance. It’s also made to help reduce stress, while keeping a muscular tone. Since there’s so many ingredients added, this brand has a packet of 9 multicolored pills. Will this product promote results? Just how safe and affective is Animal Cuts really? In this full review are all the details you need to know to make a informed decision.

Animal Cuts Ingredients

Caffeine Anhydrous Kola Nut Seed Guarana Seed Yerba Mate Leaf Raspberry Ketones
Coleus Forskohlii Root Evodiamine Green Tea Extract Oolong Tea Extract Black Tea Extract
Coffee Bean Extract White Tea Extract L-Tyrosine Olive Leaf Extract Salvia Oficinalis
Dandelion Root Uva Ursi Leaf Hydrangea Root Buchu Leaf Juniper berry fruit
Celery Seed DMAE Bacopa Monniera Phenylethylamine Juperzine A
Ashwagandha Extract Eluthero Root Phosphatidylserine Magnolia Bark Extract Cha-De-Bugre
Apple pectin Jojoba Seed Extract Ginger Root Cayenne Fruit Grapefruit
Quercetin Naringine Piper Nigrum Fruit Extract (Bioperine) Gelatin Dicalcium Phosphate
Microcrystalline Cellulose Magnesium Stearate Stearic Acid Titanium Dioxide FD & C Blue #1
FD & C Red #40 FD & C Yellow #6 FD & C Red #3 FD & C Yellow #5

 Caffeine Anhydrous: A dehydrated form of caffeine that is often found in weight loss supplements. It’s added in a total of 200 mg per serving. which is roughly  the amount of caffeine found in 2 cups of coffee.

At the recommended dosage of 2 a day, this brand provides the daily-recommended maximum of caffeine at 400 mg. This can lead to potential side effects that include:

  • Headaches.
  • Rapid heart rate and increased blood pressure.
  • Upset stomach, nausea, and vomiting.
  • Diarrhea and digestive issues.
  • Fainting and seizures.
  • Cardiac arrest and stroke.

It’s advised to not take any additional sort of stimulants such as coffee, chocolate, or tea, as this can push one past the daily-advised limit for caffeine.

Kola Nut: A caffeine source that comes from a tree native to Africa. It also has the stimulant theobromine in it. Because of its two stimulants, it can potentially lead to side effects similar to what caffeine provides.

Guarana Seed:  The seeds of this plant are used as a natural stimulant boost. It can potentially lead to side effects that include:

  • Delirium.
  • Nervousness and anxiety.
  • Rapid heavy breathing.
  • Stomach pain and indigestion.
  • High blood pressure and rapid heart rate.
  • Delirium and hallucinations.

Coleus Forskohlii: Herb used to naturally boost testosterone and to increase fat loss. Though according to Examine.com:

“is still being researched for its effects on testosterone and fat loss”

Therefore, it’s still yet to be proven for its positive health effects.

Hydrangea Root: A plant that’s used to get rid of water weight and to promote healthy urine flow. Web MD claims it’s safe to use for a few days, but that routine use can lead to:

  • Dizziness.
  • Diarrhea, nausea, and vomiting.
  • Chest tightening and uncomfortable feelings.

They also add how it’s:

“LIKELY UNSAFE to use hydrangea for long period of time”

Bacopa: Herb used to improve mental function and to reduce anxiety. It’s known to cause multiple side effects when taken on an empty stomach such as:

  • Bloating and cramping.
  • Nausea and diarrhea.

Buchu Plant: The leaves of this are used to make medicine. In particular, it’s used to promote healthy urine flow. It can lead to unwanted symptoms:

  • Liver damage.
  • Irritation to the stomach and liver.
  • Increased menstrual flow.

Animal Cuts Quality Of Ingredients

Several of these ingredients can be potentially damaging by themselves.

For example, a full serving has 400 mg of caffeine. This is the daily limit advised for healthy caffeine consumption. This also comes with other potentially damaging stimulants such as guarana seed, yerba mate leaf, and kola nut.

The added diuretics can also cause unwanted side effects such as liver damage and irritation to the stomach.

The Price and Quality of Animal Cuts

Sales are available direct for $64.95, which provides a full 42 pack.

Since it’s recommended to take 2 a day, this brand has a full 21-day serving which equals to a daily price of $3.09.

This is one of the most expensive brands, and this is partially because you’re getting several ingredients. Still, because there’s a possibility for side effects, this brand isn’t the best option for weight loss.

The company advises to use this in 3-week cycles, which one full purchase provides. This brand is marketed more towards bodybuilder types as opposed to regular people looking to lose weight. It’s unknown if regular people can benefit from this supplement.

Use of Animal Cuts

According to the official website, this brand is:

“Designed specifically wit the needs of advanced bodybuilders”

So it already cancels out the casual use of the average person who doesn’t exercise as much weight as a bodybuilder.

The problems with taking this brand as a regular person are numerous:

  • It’s unknown if it’s safe to use: The heavy amount of stimulants might be added since bodybuilders would need more energy for their increased weight. For those who aren’t as muscular, it’s possible for there to be an increased dangerous stimulant heavy effect.
  • There’s a lot of water required: The average person might not be able to drink enough water to help keep up with the diuretic effect his brand has. Since bodybuilders often weight and eat more, their stomachs are able to hold more water. The problem with diuretics is that if you don’t have enough water, you’re likely to become dehydrated. This can also lead to liver and stomach issues.

Since Animal Cuts has a specialized use, its possible regular people may suffer unwanted side effects.

Business of Animal Cuts

Universal Nutrition makes this brand and they can be reached via the following:

         Phone Number: (800) 872-0101

         Address: 3441 Gato Ct

Riverside, CA 92507

         Email: info@UniversalNutrition.com

The company heavily markets towards the bodybuilding community. They claim to offer a money back guarantee on all their products, but it’s unknown if this is true as I didn’t read of any customers successfully doing this.

They also fail to uphold a Better Business Bureau profile, so it’s unknown how well they treat their customers.

Customer Opinions of Animal Cuts

Hundreds of reviews are available online for this product. Here are some select opinions from customers:

“I feel really dizzy using it”

“didn’t notice any improvement”

“found myself almost sick to my stomach every time”

“it did not effect my weight”

There were also complaints from people who made sure to track their water intake. According to many users, this brand will dehydrate and cause issues such as gout.

For some the stimulants were also too much. Oddly enough, though some said it was too extreme and side effect causing, there were also opinions from those who had no change whatsoever.  This includes a lack of energy and weight loss.

It’s unknown whether or not this is because of caffeine tolerance or other issues.

Conclusion

This specialty supplement made for bodybuilders is unique in that it offers the following:

  • Several of the complaints come from customers of all kinds: There are negative reviews from people who thought the side effects were much too heavy. There are also reviews from those who failed to see an changes at all. It’s unknown why this is so, but it’s an important issue that the company should address.

Users of this brand have listed side effects such as dehydration, gout, headaches, rapid heart rate, increased sweating, indigestion and stomach issues, and jitters. These are all common side effects seen in brands that contain a lot of stimulants and diuretics. The problem with these kinds of effects is that for some people it can cause hospitalization and uncontrollable pain.

  • There’s a heavy amount of stimulants added: One full serving has a wide range of stimulants added. This comes in the form of green and white tea, gaurana seed, dehydrated caffeine, yerba mate, coffee bean extract, oolong tea, and kola nut.

The total amount of caffeine added is 400 mg in a full serving. This is considered the maximum allowed limit for the average person. Anymore and this could potentially cause dangerous side effects such as heart issues, insomnia, jitters, and spasms. Unfortunately for many customers these kinds of side effects have been experienced.

Relying on stimulants of weight loss is not an effective long-term solution. This is because much of its effects are often lost whenever the body adjusts to these types of ingredients. Still, the side effects can still be felt such as a lack of sleep.

  • The company does not offer much information about itself: Even though many customers have complained of side effects, there’s no assurance that they made this product with legitimate science.

No sort of proof is ever offered to show why Animal Cuts would be a good supplement for healthy weight loss. Though they do explain the process of how this brand is meant to work, no clinical studies are offered to show that the entire formula is safe to use. This is important as it helps potential users determine that this brand was made with legitimate science. They do offer individual studies, but none are offered to show what the combined effect would be from all these diuretics and stimulants.

  • It’s considerably more expensive than other brands: Although this product has a lot of common ingredients, it’s pricier than other supplements on the market. There aren’t any unique ingredients that other stimulant heavy formulas don’t already have.

You’re essentially paying for a mixture of common stimulants, some diuretics from plants and herbs, and other extracts for improving mood and overall strength of the ingredients. However, many of these ingredients have yet to be proven by clinical studies. For example, coleus Forskohlii, dandelion root, quercetin, Evodiamine, and many others have not been proven to be effective for weight loss.

This high cost is also only for a 21 day supply. It averages to a daily price of $3.09.

  • It’s not made for the average person: The company admits that they made this brand specifically for bodybuilders. The needs of bodybuilders are much different than the average person. These type of athletes worry more about feeding their muscles, and their caloric intake is much higher. This requires for them to get heavier stimulant formulas than the average person simply looking to lose weight.

It’s unknown what kind of an effect this would have for those who don’t need extra help to work in the gym. Brands like these feature heavy ingredients, which would be potentially dangerous to regular people. One of the intended benefits of this brand is to help with striation and cuts, which are often only found in heavy lifters. No science is provided by the company to show what kind of an effect this would have on those simply looking to lose weight without lifting heavy amounts of weight.

The possible effects that may result are dehydration, side effects that come from stimulants, and many other issues.

The makers of Animal Cuts definitely add a high amount of stimulants, and this will likely cause an increase in energy. However, for many it might be too much to handle.

It’s made specifically to meet the needs of bodybuilders, and still, many reviews come from customers who didn’t lose weight. For many this brand did help with water weight, but not with actual fat loss. There were also many negative opinions from those who experienced side effects.

This brand is also pricy and full of potentially damaging ingredients.

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