Phen24 is a new brand of slimming pills which is grabbing increasing attention in the weight loss market in the new year 2017 mainly due to its unique and catchy name. The term “Phen” is highly misleading, but used by many manufacturers for covert marketing purpose.
Phen24 – A quick weight loss aid?
The name Phen reminds anybody of thermogenic fat-burner substance Phentermine which was well-known for super fast weight loss and was later banned for some dangerous side effects that it may cause.
Today the name Phen just means super fast weight loss as none of the present Phen pills have Phentermine. All diet pills that start with the name Phen are expected to aid quick weight loss as people associate the word Phen with quick slimming.
Phen24- Diet supplements that work Day and Night to help you lose weight!
But does Phen24 deliver what it guarantees?
The name Phen24 is really very interesting, read on to know whether the slimming supplements justify their name.
The Phen 24 Formula
As the name Phen24 suggests, they are pills which are said to aid slimming round the clock. They come it two types
- Phen24 Day pills
- Phen24 Night pills
Day pills are expected to work during the day in the following ways
- help you to burn more than usual calories by increasing your daytime metabolic rate
- boost your energy levels to motivate you to do more physical activities and thus burn fat
Night pills are expected to work during whole night as follows
- Reduce food cravings in the evening and thus control food intake
- Increase night time metabolic rate and aid weight loss even while sleeping!
- Help you have better sleep which is always considered important for weight management. Good sleep also controls production of Cortisol and Ghrelin hormones, the hormones that contribute weight gain by activating hunger senses.
Is Day and Night concept a real thing in weight loss process?
Definitely a big YES, daytime we burn more calories and while sleeping less calories are used.
Our days are filled with all tasks, targets, physical activities, run arounds and so on.. No wonder why we burn more calories during a day. Our metabolic rate will be at its peak when we are physically and mentally very active.
But when we rest, even metabolic rate rests. Resting or sleep time metabolic rate is always lesser than day time metabolic rate. We burn less calories while sleeping. This is the reason why doctors advice us to eat less at night. If we eat heavy meals before sleeping, all unused calories will be converted into fat and in turn we gain fat and weight.
Phen24 looks like one of a kind
Unlike other pills on the market, Phen 24 diet supplements are intended for continuous weight loss.
You do not need energy boosters while sleeping!!
Almost all diet pill manufacturers ignore the importance of a good sleep in weight management. In fact insomnia or sleeplessness is one of the common side effects of many slimming supplements.
They all have energy boosting stimulants which if you consume at night may result in sleeplessness which may also lead to the production of some hormones that trigger hunger senses resulting in more eating and weight gain. The result is, you lose sleep and gain weight!!
Phen24 seem to be different slimming pills that are intended to work day and night with your weight loss process without depriving you of quality sleep.
Does Phen24 address night time weight gain issue effectively?
In addition, as mentioned earlier, insufficient sleep triggers production of more cortisol and ghrelin hormones which may contribute to additional weight gain as they activate your hunger senses and make you eat more!
In contrast, sufficient sleep corrects metabolism disorders and motivates you to eat healthy amount of food and keeps you very active and enthusiastic throughout the day. Sleep is a key factor in weight management.
Among the popular diet supplement in the market today, it is only Phen24 that differentiates between day and night and has separate pills for day and night.
Phen24 Night pills are said to promote relaxation and restful sleep which will automatically make our body healthier and ready for weight loss. Therefore Phen24 pills appear to have addressed the issue of weight gain due to sleeping disorders in a proper way.
Phen24 ingredients- let’s dig them deep
As per the official website,
- Phen-24 Day pills are meant for boosting metabolic rate when you are active and making you feel more energetic throughout the day encouraging you to exercise more.
- Phen-24 Night pills are meant for increasing your resting metabolic rate and more importantly to promote relaxation and the restful sleep which is so essential for your weight loss.
Let’s look into their ingredients to have a better idea on their effectiveness
Day Pills Ingredients:
These pills have 8 ingredients namely Caffeine, Guarana Extract, Cayenne Powder, Phenylalanine, Iodine, Manganese, Zinc Citrate and Copper Sulphate as per the official website.
- Caffeine is a well-known stimulant and metabolism booster as well as appetite suppressant. It is a common but effective ingredient used in many of the slimming supplements the market. [Ref]
- Guarana extract is another popular ingredient with high concentrated caffeine which is mostly used in energy supplements. It works the same way as caffeine works as it has natural caffeine.[Ref]
- Cayenne Powder is nothing but powdered red hot chili pepper. Cayenne peppers, the spicy little red peppers are getting very popular these days due to the numerous health benefits they render. They are said to reduce acidity, improve blood circulation, lower cholesterol, cure diarrhea and are being tested as various types of pain relievers with highly encouraging results. It is also a proven appetite suppressor and metabolism booster used in many weigh loss supplements. [Ref1] [Ref2]
- Phenylalanine is an essential amino acid that is said to suppress appetite by stimulating the release of cholecystokinin, an intestinal hormone. This hormone sends a signal of being full to our brain and thus makes us feel satiated even when we are not full. This can help us in controlling food intake. [Ref]
- Iodine is important for healthy functioning of thyroid glands. Healthy thyroids will have a positive impact on metabolism and unhealthy thyroids may lead to metabolism disorders and weight gain.(ref)
- Manganese is said to help in controlling blood sugar levels while Zinc Citrate is said to help in proper digestion and Copper Sulphate as energy booster.
Can Phen24 Day pills effectively help you lose weight?
The main three ingredients in Phen24 namely Caffeine, Guarana Extract and Cayenne Powder can really boost metabolism and even suppress appetite when used in sufficient amount. These are proven to aid slimming.
The other ingredients are not proven to aid or support weight loss to a large extent. As most of us consume Iodized salt in our food, extra intake of Iodine does not seem necessary.
Phen24 Night Pills Ingredients:
There is a long list of ingredients in Phen24 night pill. It has 12 ingredients!
They are Glucomannan, Chromium Picolinate, Biotin, Choline Bitartrate, Molybdenum (Sodium Molybdate), Pantothenic Acid (Vitamin B5), Thiamine (Vitamin B1), Pyridoxine HCl (Vitamin B6), Green Tea Extract, Ascorbic Acid (Vitamin C), Griffonia Extract and Hops Extract.
- Glucomannan seems to be the key ingredient which is a popular appetite suppressant. It gives a feeling of being full and thus reduces food cravings. [ref]
- Chromium Picolinate is another well-known fat burning ingredient used in many muscle building supplements. It is a chemical compound that is said to control blood sugar, release energy through fat metabolization and aid body building and fat loss. It is even known for its side effects. [Ref]
- Biotin, also known as Vitamin H, is one of the B complex vitamins which help our body to convert carbohydrates, fats and protein into glucose, or transferring food into energy. This is a common ingredient in many hair loss and skin products. Here in case of Phen24 biotin is a supportive ingredient as it directly doesn’t help in slimming.
- Choline Bitartrate is a nutrient which is commonly used for enhancing memory and brain health. It is said to boost liver health by reducing fatty liver buildup. Though it is not a very effective fat burner, it may have some positive effects on fat burning process.
- Molybdenum (Sodium Molybdate) is chemically altered sodium which is generally used in fertilizers. But recently it is being used in diet supplements as it is claimed to have antioxidant and anticancer properties. It is said to improve muscle functioning, cells health and create new cells. But there are not enough research finding backing these claims.
- Pantothenic Acid (Vitamin B5) is a nutrient used for treating numerous health issues and insomnia or sleeplessness and muscular dystrophy are two which may matter here. It can improve sleep and strengthen muscles.
- Thiamine (Vitamin B1) and Pyridoxine HCl (Vitamin B6) are again essential vitamins which can improve our body health as a whole.
- Green Tea Extract is a proven slimming aid which can reduce hunger as well as boost fat burning rate. [Ref]
- Ascorbic Acid (Vitamin C) can improve protein metabolism.
- Griffonia Extract is derived from seeds of an African plant, Griffonia, is used in Phen24 for helping users to have a restful sleep. This substance is said to produce a calm, relaxed state of mind that is thought to improve sleep.[ref]
- Hops Extract in Phen24 Night is another ingredient that is claimed to help you fall asleep faster and sleep more soundly. It is also said to aid in burning fat around abdominal area.[ref]
Too Many Ingredients!!! Phen24 night pills have 12 ingredients which are rather too many in a slimming supplement. It looks like a slimming supplement, vitamin supplement and even a sleeping aid. Moreover exact ingredient breakup with proportions is not given in their official website. So its effectiveness can be known only after usage.
Pros and Cons of Phen24
- Phen24 slimming capsules have many clinically proven weight loss ingredients. The pills are filled with metabolism boosters, appetite suppressants and even essential vitamins.
- They have two different pills for day and night. Phen24 Day pills are meant for reducing hunger, speeding up the metabolism, burning fat and boosting energy levels which in turn lead to burning more fat. Phen24 Night Capsules are meant for suppressing appetite and even increase resting metabolic rate while helping one to have a restful sleep.
- One among the very few slimming pills in the market which have not overlooked the importance of sufficient sleep in weight loss process. Night pills are not made with stimulants and energy boosters and so they do not cause insomnia or sleeplessness, one of the common side effects of many diet pills on the market today.
- Ingredient proportioning in the Phen24 pills formulation is not displayed in the official website. So effectiveness of the pills can be known only after usage.
- The pills have too many ingredients – weight loss aiding ingredients, some essential vitamins and sleep enhancers. Sometimes too many ingredients may spoil the slimming pills as there are chances of getting none of the ingredients in sufficient quantity to aid noticeable weight loss. Moreover, there are no clinical studies conducted on Phen24 formula.
- One month’s supply of Phen24 costs around $75. They are very costly unless one goes for bulk order package.
- Not enough user feedback online on effectiveness of Phen24 as they are new to the slimming pill market.
Possible side effects
These diet supplements do not have any dangerous ingredients as such. Though Day pills are filled with metabolism boosting stimulants they are not likely to cause negative effects as they are meant to be in the morning with the breakfast.
But Night pills have Chromium Picolinate which can cause vertigo, headaches and even diarrhea. But with no information on the ingredient proportions, one cannot draw any conclusion on side effects.
Phen24 User reviews, feedback and complaints
Being a new slimming supplement on the market real user feedback is not available. We can find many overwhelming testimonials of the product in the official website like any other product. Most of the Phen24 reviews online seem to be written by non users just like this one.
People have the tendency to write negative feedback online if they experience any inconvenience due to any product, though many do not give positive feedback if the product they bought is good. In this case, we could not find any user complaints online on Phen24 so far. This is a factor that encouraged us to be little positive while writing this article.
How much Phen24 pills cost?
The official website gives you 3 options with three different packages of Phen24.
- One month’s supply of pills costs $75 if one goes for one box package.
- There is another bulk order package where if you order three boxes, you get 2 boxes free meaning you get 5 months supply at a cost of $225, costing around $45 per month.
- The third package looks quite attractive with an effective cost of $50 per month wherein you get one month’s supply free when you buy 2 boxes. In this you get 3 boxes of Phen24 for $150 meaning $50 per month.
Seasonal Sale: At present they are offering additional 20% discount if you use the discount code SALE20.
How to use Phen24 pills?
One box of Phen 24 comes with 30 Day capsules and 60 Night capsules.
- Take one Phen-24 Day pill with the breakfast every day.
- Take two Phen-24 Night pills 15 minutes before your evening meal, with 1 to 2 glasses of water every day.
As night pills have hunger reducing ingredients they have to be taken 15 minutes before your evening meals.
Have these pills made weight loss process so simple and easy to achieve?
Though the new weight loss supplements Phen24 attract people aspiring to get fit quickly, they could be just a quick fix formula which may not last for long.
The effectiveness of Phen24 pills is not fully known with lack of information on ingredient proportions and limited users’ feedback online. The only positive thing is they have some proven ingredients with minimum side effects. You can always check other reviews and read some of our useful weight management articles.
People looking for weight loss aids normally want to lose some extra pounds quickly. Many determined people achieve their short term weight loss goals. But most of the over-weighing people remain so over a long period of time as they cannot be on slimming pills or such quick fixes all the time. It is the human tendency to lose some weight quickly with some quick weight loss aids and then gain it back after sometime usually within a year.
Weight management is definitely not so easy process. You will have to make lifestyle changes to remain fit and healthy throughout. Controlled diet and regular exercise are the key factors for being in the body you are dreaming to be in.