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Hyper Shred Powder Review

Posted on November 13, 2018

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BSN (Bio-Engineered Supplements & Nutrition Inc.) has been a company to be reckoned with since their inception in 2001. They have a reputation for producing cutting-edge products that don’t hide behind proprietary blends. What you see is what you get. 


BSN Hyper Shred Benefits:

  •  Increased thermogenesis (fat burning)
  • Enhances focus and cognitive function
  • Energy boosting and prolonging effects
  • Appetite control
  • Supports mobilisation of fats
  • Increase fat burning for energy
  • Increase mental alertness and attention
  • Contains Nootropic ingredients
  • Boosts mitochondrial fatty acid metabolism

 bsn-banner.jpgBSN Hyper Shred, like all BSN product, is open label and provides clinically dosed ingredients for maximum effectiveness. Being open label means that all of the ingredients are listed individually with dose per serve of each item, showing that BSN has nothing to hide. 


When an item is open label, all ingredients need to have a therapeutic strength and there is no “fairy dust” or "ingredient sprinklings" that some brands use. This is important, as we don't always have the time to go hunting for research to find out if our product contains enough of the active ingredients that we need to get results.


Each 7.5g Scoop of BSN Hyper Shred contains the following active ingredients:

  • 1.5g Acetyl L-Carntine HCl
  • 500mg L-Tyrosine
  • 250mg Caffeine Anhydrous
  • 200mg Green Tea Extract (leaf)
  • 200mg Longan Extract (fruit) as Euphoria Fruit Extract
  • 150mg Red Pepper Extact (Capsicum annuum Fruit)(Capsimax)
  • 100mg Guayusa (Ilex guayusa)(leaf)
  • 100mg L-Theanine
  • 10mg Toothed Clubmoss Extract


Efficacy of Hyper Shred Powder

BSN Hyper Shred is a thermogenic formula to support fat loss and weight management. The active ingredients work in a synergistic fashion to support different aspects of fat loss, including thyroid support and appetite control. This product also focuses on energy, cognitive function and mood enhancement which can sometimes be harder to maintain when trying to diet and strip fat.


Each serving of BSN Hyper Shed contains 1.5g of Acetyl L-Carnitine HCl. Many studies have proved the effectiveness of this novel compound, not only for fat loss, but to also support energy levels and cognitive function. In fact, a comprehensive meta-analysis has shown that weight loss programs with carnitine lead to 1.33kg more fat loss than placebo1.


Acetyl L-Carnitine transports fat into your cells to produce a constant fuel source for your muscles, which is perfect for stamina and also if you are feeling tired and sluggish. Acetyl L-Carnitine has the ability to cross the blood brain barrier where the acetyl group is used in the production of acetylcholine to improve cognitive function.


Other effects attributed to this acetylated dipeptide are: antioxidant, nerve protectant and anti-depressant2.



Hyper Shred powder has a positive effect on the catecholamines, providing support for the synthesis of dopamine, the feel good hormone, which increases epinephrine and norepinephrine to stimulate fat burning, improve mood as well and increase energy levels. This is attributed to the tyrosine content which is also necessary for the production of thyroid hormones.


This is extremely valuable as your thyroid hormones control your metabolic rate. An added benefit of more dopamine is that you have less cravings for foods that create a “dopaminergic” response, like sugar and fat. Low dopamine has been linked to all sorts of addictive disorders, as well as food addiction. 


HyperShred then delivers Green Tea which is abundant in the antioxidant EGCG (epigallocatechin3-0-gallate). EGCG also has a positive effect on norepinephrine by inhibiting an enzyme responsible for its breakdown which leads to more fat mobilisation to be used as energy.


When you add caffeine into the mix the effects of norepinephrine are prolonged which equals more fat mobilisation and utilisation.


Green Tea has been shown to function as a stach AND fat blocker, have a calming effect through it GABA-ergic function, boost antioxidant status and specifically enhance abdominal fat loss 3,4,5,6.


BSN Hyper Shred not only contains 250mg of Caffeine Anhydrous but also delivers a hefty dose of Guayusa. Guayusa provides all the effects of caffeine including a diuretic action and enhanced fat metabolism but at the same time its L-Theanine content rounds off the sharp edges, having a calming action whilst enhancing mental alertness and focus.


You might be wondering at this point, given the fact that each serve delivers the caffeine equivalent of a little over 2 standard cups of coffee, if there are any BSN Hyper Shred side effects to worry about? This all depends on your caffeine sensitivity. If you are unsure, start with a 1/4 serve or less taken before midday and see how you go.


HyperShred also delivers Capsimax in a dosage above that shown in clinical trials to support weight loss. The active ingredients capsaicinoids in Capsimax have been shown to promote lipolysis for energy production, not to mention the abundance of other health benefits from Capsimax consumption. This nutrient improves sympathetic nervous system tone thereby in order to gain this biological effect.



Hyper Shred Powder contains clinically researched ingredients at proven amounts to help you burn fat efficiently. It is open label, with each ingredient being chosen for its ability to stimulate fat burning or work synergistically with other ingredients in the formula to that end - i.e. to support lipolysis and fat utilisation. We highly recommend HyperShred as an effective and functional thermogenic, fat burner. We give it a solid rating of 4.8 out of 5.



1. Pooyandjoo M et al. The effect of (L-)carnitine on weight loss in adults: a systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials. Obesity Reviews, 2016, Vol 17; 10 p. 970-976

2. Traina G. The neurobiology of acetyl-L-carnitine. Frontiers in Bioscience, 2016 Vol 1;21 p.1314-1329.

3. Lochoca K et al. Green Tea extract decreases starch digestion and absorption from a test meal in humans: a randomized, placebo-controlled crossover study. Scientific Reports. 2015

4. Cha KH et al. Inhibition of gastrointestinal lipolysis by green tea, coffee, and gomchui (Ligularia fischeri) tea polyphenols during simulated digestion. Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry. 2012 Vol 60;29 p.7152-7157

5. Forester SC and Lambert JD. Antioxidant effects of green tea. Molecular Nutrition and Food Research. 2011 Vol 55;6 p.844-854

6.Maki K.C. et al. Green Tea Catechin Consumption Enhances Exercise-Induced Abdominal Fat Loss in Overweight and Obese Adults. The Journal of Nutrition 2009 Vol 139;2 p.264-270