Overview

N-methyltyramine is a chemical that is found in bitter orange and other plants, and in the human body in small amounts. It is also made in the lab. N-methyltyramine is banned by the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) for use during competitive sports. N-methyltyramine is found in some dietary supplements. However, the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) cautions against its use and is investigating whether N-methyltyramine should be allowed in dietary supplements.

N-methyltyramine is commonly used for weight loss and athletic performance, but there is no good scientific evidence to support these uses.

How does it work ?

N-methyltyramine is most often used for weight loss. Scientists have found that chemicals that are similar to N-methyltyramine help to break down fat in fat cells. However, N-methyltyramine doesn't seem to break down fat. In fact, it might increase appetite and slow down the breakdown of fat in fat cells.
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