Overweight and obesity are a major concern because of their serious impact on health. Excess body fat can lead to cardiovascular disease, type 2 diabetes, musculoskeletal disorders, and more. Adopting better eating habits and a balanced diet are keys to prevent overeating and weight gain. Dietary changes do not always come easy depending on our tastes, lifestyle and social habits. Fortunately, some plants, commonly known to reduce hunger and appetite as well as promote fat loss can be of precious help for weight control.
Worldwide obesity has nearly tripled since 1975
weight loss and weight management market in 2022
of the world population was overweight or obese in 2014
Vitis vinifera L.
Grape seeds have a high concentration in polyphenols, that have various biological functions. The monomeric grape compounds catechin and epicatechin are the smallest polyphenols with the highest bioavalability.
Grape seed extract has been shown to stimulate fat breakdown and to reduce food intake.
The grape seeds extract benefits on weight loss has been shown in a recent clinical study: losing weight with grape seeds extract supplementation can be 2 times more effective than diet alone (4kg on average) with a significant reduction in waist size (5,5 times more important than placebo group).
2 times more effective than a diet alone
Bitter orange is a favorite choice for weight management formulation due to its pending claim in Europe. Our extract contains a synephrine’s concentration below the regulatory threshold.
Grapefruit was promoted in 30’s and highlighted in 70’s by the “Hollywood diet”. A component of grapefruit called Naringin, a bioflavonois that facilitate glucose metabolism, have been shown to have positive effect on overweight.
Traditional use Preclinical study
Guarana has been used for centuries by indigenous people of the Amazon. Guarana is classified as a metabolic stimulant, which means it may help burn more calories throughout the day because of its high caffeine content.
Health claim* Traditional use Clinical study Preclinical study
For a weight management supplement consisting of a 100% grape formulation, grape pomace is a suitable ingredient backed with EFSA pending claim.
Health claim* Traditional use