What is a lipotropic injection?
Lipotropic nutrients play many important roles in the body. Among some of the many benefits that these compounds provide are enhanced liver and gallbladder function, increased energy, improved mood, helps boost metabolism, cell and brain function support, help in controlling cholesterol levels, and promoting healthy skin, hair and nail growth. Lipotropic injections are injected intramuscularly.
Who will benefit from lipotropic injections?
Many individuals find it beneficial in boosting metabolism and enhancing exercise performance. It has also been used for individuals who want to maintain a healthy weight or prevent re-gain of their lost weight.
What are the main components and functions of lipotropic injections?
- Methylcobalamin: Known as the natural and more biologically active form of B12 (versus the chemically synthesized form) it supports the body’s energy level, red blood cell formation, immune system function and positive mood (stimulates serotonin).
- Methionine: An amino acid which plays an important role in many cell functions. Our body uses it to synthesize proteins and build muscle (building muscle helps burn fat in the body).
- Inositol: Known as vitamin B8, it supports a healthy metabolism, regulates glucose levels, reduces stress and boosts positive mood, as well as breaking down carbohydrates for energy.
- Choline: A macronutrient important for liver function, brain and nerve function, muscle movement, energy levels and maintenance of a healthy metabolism.
- Riboflavin: Known as vitamin B2, riboflavin assists the body in breaking down protein and assists converting nutrients from food into usable energy, which helps maintain a healthy metabolism.
- Niacinamide: Known as vitamin B3, niacinamide helps the body balance cholesterol and triglyceride levels. It also benefits heart health and lowers the risk of cardiovascular disease.
- Chromium: Is an element essential to the metabolic process of the body. Chromium regulates blood sugar and helps transport glucose into cells where it used for energy.
- Panthenol: Known as provitamin B5, it helps convert carbohydrates into energy and helps the body utilize fats and proteins.
- Carnitine: Derived from an amino acid, it plays a critical in energy production and helps the body burn fat. It also enhances exercise performance.
**Results will vary per person.
Dr. Inda Mowett is certified in Bariatric Medicine (non-surgical medical weight loss). She is one of 400 physicians nationwide specialized in this field.