If you’ve been trying to lose fat for awhile, rather as an athlete or just to be healthy, then you’ve probably heard of MIC. MIC injections are called lipotropic, meaning they burn fat. It’s grown popular in the athletic and celebrity community for it’s fast fat busting effects, when combined with the proper nutrition and exercise program. If you’ve never heard of it then you’re about to learn all about it.

MIC stands for the three ingredients it’s made up of: Methionine, Inositol, and Choline.

Methionine is an essential amino acid that acts as a lipotropic agent which: assists in the breakdown of fats within the liver; helps to lower cholesterol thereby preventing excess fat buildup in the liver and throughout your body’s circulatory system; is helpful in preventing and relieving fatigue; lowers triglycerides, and is useful in some cases of allergies by virtue of its ability to reduce histamine release.

Inositol is a lipotropic agent that helps your liver to remove fat from your body. It promotes the health of cell structures and nerve synapses; aids in the metabolism of fats; helps reduce blood cholesterol; and participates in the action of serotonin, a neurotransmitter known to control mood and appetite.

Choline is an essential nutrient that helps to support the liver in its processing and excretion of chemical waste products. Moreover, it is required for the transport and metabolism of fats and cholesterol, which is important for the healthy support of the endocrine, cardiovascular, and hepatic systems. Choline prevents fat and cholesterol from accumulating on one part of your body and uniformly distributes this fat to various regions in the body where it can be metabolized to produce energy.

MIC is typically combined with other vitamins to synergistically enhance its fat burning abilities. These include Vitamin B12, B-complex, and L-carnitine.

Vitamin B12 is a key ingredient in so many of our bodies processes. B12 plays a significant role in the replication of DNA, the normal functioning of the nervous system, and the formation of blood cells. The vitamin B-12 injection has been shown to provide these key benefits: boosts energy and overall metabolic rate; assists in the burning of stored body fat; detoxifies the body; increases red blood cell production; maintains a healthy liver; helps regulate sleep, mood, appetite and energy; works synergistically with other nutrients to improve health; and slows aging.

Carnitine works by shuttling fatty acids directly in the cells mitochondira to be used for energy. Ideal for those that have cut carbs and their body is now using fats for energy. Carnitine is an amino acid which is required for the transport and breakdown of body fat for the generation of metabolic energy. Studies show that oral L-Carnitine supplementation can decrease fat mass, preserve muscle during exercise, and reduce muscle fatigue.

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