Beta hydroxybutyrate (BHB) is a supplement used to help people transition into ketosis. It is a signalling molecule that tell the body to reduce blood glucose, and start metabolising fat as a source of energy. In this sense, it does encourage the body to burn fat.
However, the question is probably meant to mean does BHB help lose weight, rather than burn fat. The answer to this is less black and white. For starters, it will still depend on what you eat and how you live. For example, just taking BHB whilst having 3 take-aways a week and spending most of your time in a seated position probably won’t cause you to lose weight. There are just too many weight gaining activities going on. It will however reduce the amount of weight you gain.
BHB can certainly been seen as a supplemental weight loss aid. It helps to lower blood glucose and metabolise body fat, however, there will probably be other measures you need to take to lose significant weight. You can read in much greater detail how BHB works in the body, and how it can support weight loss in this article.
If you are looking into BHB supplements, then The Health Cloud store stocks a good range of BHB flavours which you may be interested in. We stock both Perfect Keto and Keto Sports manufactured BHB salts, which are all 3rd party tested for purity.