Life Extension Foundation, Ft. Lauderdale, FL, has launched Anti-Adipocyte Formula with AdipoStat, a dietary supplement that features the weight management ingredient Merastin. Preliminary results from two randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled clinical studies demonstrate the safety and efficacy of Merastin, which blends two proprietary plant extracts, Sphaeranthus indicus flower heads and Garcinia mangostana fruit rind. Life Extension’s Anti-Adipocyte Formula modulates the activity of biomolecular pathways involved in fat cell formation and breakdown, according to the company.
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