The following ingredients were submitted by those who responded to our feature on Weight Loss. For many more, please consult your annual Nutraceuticals World Buyers’ Guide (the latest version will be out in December) or visit our Weight Management/Loss Knowledge Center online: www.nutraceuticalsworld.com/knowledge-center/health-conditions.
LeanGard (Sabinsa Corp., East Windsor, NJ)
LeanGard is a proprietary blend of GarCitrin, ForsLean and BioPerine. Forskolin helps build lean body mass and maintain healthy body composition; Hydroxycitric acid in combination with garcinol supports satiety.
AdvantraZ (NutraTech, Inc., West Caldwell, NJ)
Proprietary Citrus aurantium extract containing p-synephrine has numerous studies demonstrating its ability to stimulate thermogenesis.
InSea2 (Nutra Bridge, Shoreview, MN):
InSea2, a blend of polyphenols derived from two species of brown seaweeds, has the ability to reduce the glycemic index of foods by inhibiting alpha-amylase and glucosidase enzymes, forcing the body to burn stored body fat to produce energy.
Svetol (Naturex, South Hackensack, NJ)
Svetol standardized decaffeinated green coffee bean extract, Coffea canephora, decreases intestinal glucose absorption and inhibits glucose-6-phosphatase, which stimulates the liberation of glucose in the blood stream. The liver releases less glucose, inducing the use of fat as a source of energy.
7-Keto (Nutra Bridge, Shoreview, MN)
7-Keto (3-acetyl-7-oxo-dehydroepiandrosterone) is shown to be a non-stimulant thermogenic that increases the activity of fat-burning enzymes.
PhosphoLean (Chemi Nutra, White Bear Lake, MN)
PhosphoLean ( N-Oleoyl-PE + EGCG) is a compound shown to induce appetite control by greater feelings of fullness and decreased binge-eating feelings.
Tonalin (BASF Nutrition & Health, Florham Park, NJ)
Tonalin conjugated lineoleic acid (CLA) is supported by a meta-analysis of 18 human studies showing that it, in both supplements and food, can significantly reduce body fat through several mechanisms of action.
Meratrim (InterHealth Nutraceuticals, Benicia, CA)
Meratrim, a blend of two plant extracts—Sphaeranthus indicus flower heads and Garcinia mangostana fruit rind—has been shown in studies to be effective at targeting hip and waist circumference management.
Prolibra (Glanbia Nutritionals, Twin Falls, ID)
Prolibra is a whey-derived ingredient system that clinical studies have shown to promote fat loss, retain lean muscle mass and lower glycemic index.
WellTrim iG (Icon Group, LLC, Brattleboro, VT)
WellTrim iG (IGOB131) is an authentic extract of African mango, which has been shown to enhance thermogenesis by reducing C-reactive protein and leptin levels.
LeptiCore (Icon Group, LLC, Brattleboro, VT)
LeptiCore is a multifunctional complex of plant-based polysaccharides, esterified fatty acids, pomegranate extract, beta-carotene and blue-green algae, which has been shown to enhance thermogenesis by reducing C-reactive protein and leptin levels.
Phase 1 Hunger Controller (Pharmachem Laboratories Inc., Kearny, NJ)
Phase 1 Hunger Controller is a family of flavored beverage powders containing Olibra, clinically shown to promote appetite control and satiety.
Phase 2 Carb Controller (Pharmachem Laboratories Inc., Kearny, NJ)
Phase 2 Carb Controller white kidney bean extract has been shown to induce weight loss and reduce spikes in blood sugar caused by carbohydrates, in both pill form and functional foods.
Chromax (Nutrition 21, Purchase, NY)
Chromax chromium picolinate has been shown in research to significantly reduce daily food and caloric intake, and cravings for high fat and high carb containing foods
Fabuless (DSM Nutritional Products, Parsippany, NJ)
Fabuless is a proprietary emulsion derived from all-natural vegetable oils, which was shown in nine peer-reviewed studies to help suppress appetite.