Raspberry ketone is the natural phenolic compound found in red raspberries (Rubus idaeus). In simple terms it gives raspberries their scent. Research has shown that raspberry ketone can help in your weight-loss efforts, especially when paired with regular exercise and a well-balanced diet of healthy and whole foods.
This compound regulates adiponectin which is a hormone secreted by your fat cells in order to assist their break down. This allows your fat cells to get broken up more effectively, helping your body burn fat faster.