Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Preventing abnormal or excessive accumulation of fat in the liver.
  • adj. Having an affinity for lipids.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. having an affinity for lipids; lipophilic
  • adj. helping to metabolize lipids

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. having an affinity for lipids.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Promoting an increase of fat.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. having an affinity for lipids

Etymologies

lipo- + -tropic (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Fenugreek tea is beneficial in removing mucous buildup in the intestinal tract, lowering blood pressure (breaks up platelet aggregation and thins the blood) and contains choline which is a lipotropic (helps dissolve fat deposits).

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  • Natural Accelerator Capsules ~ Enhances natural fat loss, natural thermogenic nutrients, provides lipotropic nutrients, rich supply of niacin, helps satisfy appetite and no Ephedra, Ma Huang or caffeine added

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  • A valuable energy, as well as lipotropic agent, for all those who are involved in vigorous athletic endeavors.

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  • Why take a lipotropic supplement with L-Carnitine and Chromium Polynicotinate?

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  • It is a member of the B-Complex group and is a lipotropic agent.

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  • Methionine is a lipotropic amino acid which reduces fat and aids in lowering cholesterol.

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  • The weight management services include dietary counseling, lipotropic injections and appetite suppressants.

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  • There are certain natural compounds found in food which are strongly ┬┤lipotropic┬┤ i.e. can hugely remove fat from your liver.

    American Chronicle

  • Omega III Concentrate also contains both EPA and DHA in balanced quantities, with the added benefits of GNLD's special lipotropic blend, which delivers lecithin, choline, inositol and methionine to the body.

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