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      Top Secret Nutrition L-Carnitine Plus Green Coffee Extra (60 Capsules)

      • Form: Capsules

      • Serving Size: 2 CAPSULES

      • Number Of Servings: 30 Servings

      • Price Per Serving:  ($0.80 / serving)

      • Weight: 4 OZ

      Product Label

        L-Carnitine PLUS Green Coffee Extract.


        L-CARNITINE is a naturally occurring amino acid which plays a vital role in the metabolism of fat. It functions as a transporter of fatty acids into the mitochondria, the metabolic furnace of the cell. It has been established that
        an adequate supply of L-carnitine is necessary for the maintenance of good health and energy. L-carnitine transports long-chain fatty acids across the mitochondrial membrane to be metabolized. L-carnitine aids in the release of stored body fat, called triglycerides, into the bloodstream for energy.


        GREEN COFFEE EXTRACT (GCA) - GCA is extracted from coffee beans that have not yet been roasted. There are two key compounds in unroasted coffee beans: caffeic acid and chlorogenic acid. The chlorogenic acid and
        caffeic acid in GCA have been clinically studied to have several beneficial effects on weight loss. Studies suggest that GCA is an effective nutraceutical in reducing weight in adults for the following reasons:
        Inhibition of fatty acid synthase, increased fat oxidation and increased metabolism.

      Directions
      Take two (2) capsules before meals or as recommended by a healthcare practitioner.

      Warning
      KEEP OUT OF THE REACH OF CHILDREN. Not for use by individuals underthe age of 18. Do not use if pregnant or nursing. Do not exceed recommended dosage. Always consult a physician prior to using any dietary supplement. ALLERGEN WARNING: This product was produced in a facility that may also process ingredients containing milk, egg, soybeans, fish, shellfish,treenuts, and peanuts.

      Brand Information
      At Top Secret Nutrition, our goal is to help you perform, look and feel your best using our safe and innovative nutritional supplements.  We are driven by commitment, integrity, and persistent innovation grounded in science. No matter where you are on your fitness journey, our full complement of products will help you reach your goals; we are Your Brand For Life™.

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      L-Carnitine Plus Green Coffee Extra Supplement Facts

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      Supplement Facts

      Serving Size 2 CAPSULES

      Servings Per Container 30.000000

        Amount Per Serving % Daily Value
      GREEN COFFEE ((COFFEA ROBUSTA)(BEAN) [STD. 45% CHLOROGENIC ACID]) 800 Mg N/A*
      L-CARNITINE BASE 500 Mg N/A*

      *Daily value not established

      Other Ingredients:

      Hypromellose, Microcrystalline Cellulose, Magnesium Stearate,Silicon Dioxide.

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      L-Carnitine Plus Green Coffee Extra Reviews

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      Top Secret NutritionL-Carnitine Plus Green Coffee Extra - 60 Capsules
       
      3.7

      (based on 20 reviews)

      Ratings Distribution

      • 5 Stars

         

        (9)

      • 4 Stars

         

        (4)

      • 3 Stars

         

        (2)

      • 2 Stars

         

        (2)

      • 1 Stars

         

        (3)

      67%

      of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

      Pros

      No Pros

      Cons

      No Cons

      Best Uses

      No Best Uses
        • Was this a gift?:
        • No (7)

      Most Liked Positive Review

       

      Push past the plateau

      When I got this product, I was at a plateau that I could not get through! As soon as I started using this product, I could feel it working. I feel a buzz...Read complete review

      When I got this product, I was at a plateau that I could not get through! As soon as I started using this product, I could feel it working. I feel a buzz of energy within the first hour or so. I was not jittery, just happy! :-) As I used this product, I realized that it helped to get my digestive system going. Basically, my system finally started metabolizing fat and it helped to rid my body of the excessive bloating!

      I need to reorder this product, because it made me feel good! I love the results that I had as well. I finally moved past my plateau!

      VS

      Most Liked Negative Review

       

      Watch out for the caffine

      The salesman ASSURED me that the caffine content would not affect my sleep - and he was WRONG. I woke up 5 or 6 times through the night and could not get back to...Read complete review

      The salesman ASSURED me that the caffine content would not affect my sleep - and he was WRONG. I woke up 5 or 6 times through the night and could not get back to sleep. During the day I did feel more energized and less hungry, so I am going to try not taking the last dose. It's too soon to tell if there will be any weight loss, but I wanted to warn others about the possibility of sleeplessness from this product.

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      (2 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

       
      1.0

      Not worth taking

      By Linda

      from Alachua, FL

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

        Cons

          Best Uses

            Comments about Top Secret Nutrition L-Carnitine Plus Green Coffee Extra - 60 Capsules:

            Did not help to lose weight one bit. Also, this product gave me stomach cramps.

            I would not recommend it to anyone.

            • Was this a gift?:
            • No

            (4 of 4 customers found this review helpful)

             
            5.0

            Excellent product

            By darshan

            from new york, ny

            Pros

              Cons

                Best Uses

                  Comments about Top Secret Nutrition L-Carnitine Plus Green Coffee Extra - 60 Capsules:

                  I have used this product for a week now and the results are real. I would recommend that you take it before excercise on an empty stomach. I have been taking this product along with TSN bcaa hyperblend for early morning cardio sessions. My hunger is suppressed, my energy is up and the fat is burning away leaving the muscle.

                  • Was this a gift?:
                  • No

                  (5 of 5 customers found this review helpful)

                   
                  4.0

                  Push past the plateau

                  By Super Mom Math Teacher with Muscle!

                  from Hemet, Ca

                  Pros

                  • Energizing
                  • Not Jittery

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Energy
                    • Weight loss

                    Comments about Top Secret Nutrition L-Carnitine Plus Green Coffee Extra - 60 Capsules:

                    When I got this product, I was at a plateau that I could not get through! As soon as I started using this product, I could feel it working. I feel a buzz of energy within the first hour or so. I was not jittery, just happy! :-) As I used this product, I realized that it helped to get my digestive system going. Basically, my system finally started metabolizing fat and it helped to rid my body of the excessive bloating!

                    I need to reorder this product, because it made me feel good! I love the results that I had as well. I finally moved past my plateau!

                    • Was this a gift?:
                    • No

                    (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                     
                    5.0

                    Very beneficial product

                    By Qstick

                    from Salinas, Ca

                    See all my reviews

                    Pros

                      Cons

                        Best Uses

                          Comments about Top Secret Nutrition L-Carnitine Plus Green Coffee Extra - 60 Capsules:

                          Great product to assist your body in burning through some fat.

                          • Was this a gift?:
                          • No

                          (3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

                           
                          5.0

                          Little Xtra Boost

                          By KfayeJ

                          from Indiana

                          See all my reviews

                          Pros

                          • Energy
                          • Metabolism

                          Cons

                            Best Uses

                            • daily

                            Comments about Top Secret Nutrition L-Carnitine Plus Green Coffee Extra - 60 Capsules:

                            I've also tried the L-Carnitine raspberry *both great products*~I just started the green coffee & must say that I have found my newest/best metabolism booster.It's been kicking my morning workouts into high gear. I just feel that xtra burst of energy all morning <3 Love it!!

                            • Was this a gift?:
                            • No

                            (1 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

                             
                            3.0

                            It Works -- But I'm Allergic

                            By Nightshade

                            from Flushing, NY

                            See all my reviews

                            Pros

                              Cons

                              • Allergic Reactions

                              Best Uses

                                Comments about Top Secret Nutrition L-Carnitine Plus Green Coffee Extra - 60 Capsules:

                                I bought two bottles of this product several months ago. About an hour after I took the recommended 2 capsules, my throat became sore, my neck glands swelled, my eyelids swelled and my eyes began to tear. I thought it was due to the change of season and continued to take it. However, after several weeks of trial and error, I realized it could only be this product. I have had no symptoms since I discontinued taking it.

                                • Was this a gift?:
                                • No

                                (5 of 6 customers found this review helpful)

                                 
                                2.0

                                Watch out for the caffine

                                By whereami

                                from New Jersey

                                See all my reviews

                                Pros

                                • Felt Energized

                                Cons

                                • Disrupted Sleep

                                Best Uses

                                  Comments about Top Secret Nutrition L-Carnitine Plus Green Coffee Extra - 60 Capsules:

                                  The salesman ASSURED me that the caffine content would not affect my sleep - and he was WRONG. I woke up 5 or 6 times through the night and could not get back to sleep. During the day I did feel more energized and less hungry, so I am going to try not taking the last dose. It's too soon to tell if there will be any weight loss, but I wanted to warn others about the possibility of sleeplessness from this product.

                                  • Was this a gift?:
                                  • No

                                  (1 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

                                   
                                  3.0

                                  Green Coffee Been

                                  By Hopeful

                                  from Charlotte, NC

                                  Comments about Top Secret Nutrition L-Carnitine Plus Green Coffee Extra - 60 Capsules:

                                  The product does provide for improved energy but I took a different extract earlier this year and experienced results I am not seeing with these. Unfortunately I purchased two bottles and opened one for home and one for work and can't return them or I would. I am researching the earlier brand to purchase.

                                  (3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

                                   
                                  5.0

                                  Apple Cider

                                  By Healthy

                                  from Landover, Maryland

                                  Comments about Top Secret Nutrition L-Carnitine Plus Green Coffee Extra - 60 Capsules:

                                  Helps me to control hunger cravings of sweets

                                  (3 of 4 customers found this review helpful)

                                   
                                  1.0

                                  Nothing...

                                  By R

                                  from New York

                                  Comments about Top Secret Nutrition L-Carnitine Plus Green Coffee Extra - 60 Capsules:

                                  This product did next to nothing for me. While the first few days I did feel like I had more energy in the mornings, that feeling soon faded after I had been taking the supplements for 5 or 6 days. (I'm wondering if that was more a psychological effect; I was expecting to feel more energized from taking these pills) I finished a whole bottle and did not lose an inch or a single pound. I increased my exercise, cut out alcohol, and consumed a few hundred calories less than normal each day. I also did not eat past 7 p.m. I'm not sure what I could have done differently to increase any possible effectiveness from these supplements. Other than feeling more clear headed (which I honestly attribute to being more active and being booze free), I wouldn't recommend purchasing these pills.

                                  (1 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

                                   
                                  2.0

                                  L-Carnitine Plus GCA, not too impressed

                                  By hotrod53

                                  from Finleyville, Pa

                                  See all my reviews

                                  Pros

                                  • Easy to Take
                                  • No side effects

                                  Cons

                                  • No energy boost
                                  • No weight loss

                                  Best Uses

                                    Comments about Top Secret Nutrition L-Carnitine Plus Green Coffee Extra - 60 Capsules:

                                    I'm at the bottom of my first bottle, quite honestly I did not see any benefit. I chose this specific product because of the reviews and the L-Carnitine hoping for the claimed energy boost, not a bit. I can say that when taken properly you can expect increased bowel movements. My energy nor my weight changed what so ever using this product.

                                    I work out 3 nights a week, I use protein shakes in the morning and I take Creatine after my workouts. Maybe that has something to do with my lack of results.

                                    I was actually recommended a different product when I was shopping for this product, I think i'll try that one next.

                                    (7 of 7 customers found this review helpful)

                                     
                                    4.0

                                    saw on Dr oz

                                    By kimi1234

                                    from delano

                                    Verified Reviewer

                                    Pros

                                    • No Crash Feeling
                                    • No Head Aches
                                    • No shakes

                                    Cons

                                      Best Uses

                                      • 30 mins before meals

                                      Comments about Top Secret Nutrition L-Carnitine Plus Green Coffee Extra - 60 Capsules:

                                      seen a change in eating not snacking thru out the day i dont feel a crash like w other pills taken 30 mins before meals but i only do it for morning and lunch also notice not drinking coffee thur out the day for that pick me up started taking it sunday nov 4 th

                                      (4 of 4 customers found this review helpful)

                                       
                                      5.0

                                      Awesome Product

                                      By TSkullie

                                      from Fort Lauderdale,FL

                                      Comments about Top Secret Nutrition L-Carnitine Plus Green Coffee Extra - 60 Capsules:

                                      This product works great! My results have been awesome. It has helped tremendously with shedding stubborn pounds and makes you feel great as well. Does not upset your stomach at all. I started to notice a difference just within a few weeks. Highly recommended.

                                      (1 of 4 customers found this review helpful)

                                       
                                      5.0

                                      Awesome

                                      By Deb

                                      from Elgin,SC

                                      See all my reviews

                                      Comments about Top Secret Nutrition L-Carnitine Plus Green Coffee Extra - 60 Capsules:

                                      Will definitely buy again

                                      (3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

                                       
                                      5.0

                                      It worked for me

                                      By Ms. Lovely

                                      from Cincinnati, Ohio

                                      Comments about Top Secret Nutrition L-Carnitine Plus Green Coffee Extra - 60 Capsules:

                                      I've been using green coffee extract for over a month and it has really helped me to control my appetite. I immediately notice I didnt need to snack between meals because I wasnt hungry. I went from snacking between meals 3 times a day to snacking just once a day and sometimes not at all. In addition, this brand doesnt upset my stomach like some of the other brands did. I'd recommend it.

                                      (3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

                                       
                                      4.0

                                      Good Stuff

                                      By slick9456

                                      from Tampa, Fl

                                      See all my reviews

                                      Comments about Top Secret Nutrition L-Carnitine Plus Green Coffee Extra - 60 Capsules:

                                      Coupled with lean and healthy eating and some good cardio, saw the last of the beer belly I gained in college go away. Great preworkout. Highly recommended.

                                      (6 of 6 customers found this review helpful)

                                       
                                      5.0

                                      Bust The Plateau

                                      By 1Reddress

                                      from Logansport, IN

                                      See all my reviews

                                      Comments about Top Secret Nutrition L-Carnitine Plus Green Coffee Extra - 60 Capsules:

                                      My results have been awesome! Stubborn weight that has refused to vanish over the past few months...has suddenly started disappearing! 2 lbs AND inches this week!! Excited to see what the next few weeks will prove!!

                                      (5 of 5 customers found this review helpful)

                                       
                                      4.0

                                      Perfect for Cutting

                                      By KevinR

                                      from Isla Vista, CA

                                      Pros

                                      • Easy to Take
                                      • Quick acting

                                      Cons

                                        Best Uses

                                        • Cutting weight

                                        Comments about Top Secret Nutrition L-Carnitine Plus Green Coffee Extra - 60 Capsules:

                                        I am halfway done with my cutting cycle and decided to try using L-Carnitine after reading about it online. Coupled with cardio and clean eating it helped me cut down on those last few pounds. Definitely saw a difference after only a week.

                                        (4 of 4 customers found this review helpful)

                                         
                                        5.0

                                        Awesome Product!

                                        By cali82

                                        from Texas

                                        Comments about Top Secret Nutrition L-Carnitine Plus Green Coffee Extra - 60 Capsules:

                                        I have been using this product for almost 2 months now and have lost over 6 inches overall. It curbs my appetite and i have tons of energy. I reccommened this product, along with diet and exercise of course. The combination of L-Carnitine and Green Coffee is heaven in a bottle.

                                        (3 of 5 customers found this review helpful)

                                         
                                        1.0

                                        did not help

                                        By stacy

                                        from indianapolis, in

                                        Comments about Top Secret Nutrition L-Carnitine Plus Green Coffee Extra - 60 Capsules:

                                        I took 2 tablets twice daily 30 minutes before my meal. This did not help me loose any weight nor did it give me any boost of energy. It did cause irritation to my stomach and body aches and swelling. A 30 day trial was enough to find out this is not for me.

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                                        It works!
                                        Linda M on May 25, 2015
                                        to loose weight
                                        Teresa S on Mar 27, 2015
                                        good for burning fat and diabetics
                                        Todd O on Apr 27, 2015
                                        magazine FIRST gave good insite on this
                                        edna r on Mar 5, 2015
                                        Does the green coffee extract have a stimulant effect? The slightest amount of stimulant makes me jittery and unable to sleep. Thanks for the information!
                                        Molly G on Mar 17, 2013
                                        Best Answer: I believe a slight amount of caffeine is present in green coffee bean extract so if you are very sensitive to stimulants, I would steer clear. Or start with one pill before breakfast and then lunch, rather than breakfast and dinner. Hope that helps!
                                        Reply · Report · Heather R on Mar 17, 2013
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                                        this is my second day takin it and it did not stop me from wantin 2 eat. does it mean its workin???
                                        regina g on Mar 24, 2013
                                        Best Answer: HBS...is this green coffee extract pure...i dont see where this is noted on the bottle...just bought item for weight loss...are 2 capsules needed before each meal or 2 per day...Thanks
                                        Reply · Report · null n on Apr 14, 2013
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                                        will this work well with chromium picolinate and a multi-vitamnin/multi-mineral supplements?
                                        Richard C on Jan 24, 2013
                                        Best Answer: I'm not in the medical field, but I also take chromium picolinate, as well as a multi-vitamin daily and did not experience any side effects from adding l-carnintine plus green coffee extract...in fact, i lost 4 lbs.
                                        Reply · Report · Roslyn M on Jan 25, 2013
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                                        I know the recommended dose it two pills before every meal but how much is it of a difference if I only take one before each meal? How long should I wait to eat after taking a pill?
                                        A Vitamin Shoppe customer on Jul 3, 2013
                                        Best Answer: I follow all directions for any supplements that I take. If you want to see if you have any adverse reactions...start with one.
                                        Reply · Report · elsa s on Sep 1, 2013
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                                        I am on my 2nd bottle of this and I was surprised on how well it worked. I didn't have much to lose, but it helped get rid of my belly fat. My question is - have any you seen the effects decline or stop after using it for two months? It seems to have slowed down working and I called the company - they told be to take 2 with each meal. I think 3x's a day is a lot, but I am trying twice a day.
                                        Dawn C on May 23, 2013
                                        Best Answer: No results for me don't buy this product
                                        Reply · Report · oscar v on May 23, 2013
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