A compound known as Epigallocatechin Gallate is a powerful polyphenolic catechin found in green tea. It is believed to be part of the cause of the health benefits associated with the consumption of green tea. Evidence shows that it has anti-inflammatory, antioxidant, and immunosuppressive effects. Potential health benefits are cancer chemoprevention, improves cardiovascular health, enhancing weight loss, and protecting the skin from ionizing radiation.
White Tea Extract
derived from immature Camellia sinensis leaves; it is said to be more effective than green tea. It protects critical elements of the skins immune system. It is the least processed of all teas and contains more polyphenols than any other tea. In previous studies, white tea extract prompted fat to break down in cells and reduced the expression of genes crucial to the growth of new fat cells.
Evodia rutaecarpa Extract
Is derived from a berry most used in Traditional Chinese medicine. It is used to warm the body and is said to reduce pain and gastrointestinal stress. It has possible fat burning capabilities, that when coupled with reducing the perception of cold, much like capsaicin found in red peppers, produce the feeling of warmth. It is also being researched as an anti-cancer agent.
a plant produced naturally occurring amino acid, it has the pharmacological effect of reducing blood pressure and rising body temperature, can be used as a diuretic and diaphoretic (induces sweating), and positively increases energy. For centuries, Chinese herbal specialists have used it as a weight loss supplement. It raises your body temperature, inhibits the growth of certain cancer cells, and manipulates metabolism when combined with certain drugs. It reduces the uptake of fat as well as increases the natural rate of burning fat in the body.
other common names are Phytic Acid and IP6, is a chemical found in high fiber foods such as beans, brown rice, corn, sesame seeds. It is converted into compounds in the body that are used by cells to relay outside messages to the cell nucleus. IP6 also aids the body in its use, or metabolism, of calcium and other minerals. There are several forms of it found in the human body. Studies show that it may be effective in lowering tumor incidence and slowing tumor growth. (Not enough research has been done to determine whether taking IP6 as a supplement is as effective as getting it direct from a food source. Inositol hexaphosphate may reduce the body’s ability to absorb some minerals such as zinc, calcium, and iron)
Black Pepper Extract Standardized for 95% Piperine
Piperine is a major component of black pepper that has been shown to block the creation of new fat cells. Additional health benefits of piperine include: increasing absorption of other nutrients in the body, having anti-cancer properties, and improving cognitive functions. Previous studies have shown that piperine reduces fat levels in the bloodstream. It can increase the flow of digestive juices and increases metabolism, which makes it a fat burner.
White Willow Extract Standardized 25% Salicin
is an herb rich in flavonoids and polyphenols. Salicin is believed to be responsible for the herbs pain reducing and anti-inflammatory properties. It is derived from the bark of the white willow tree. Salicin is much like aspirin in its uses.
Aspidosperma quebracho-blanco Extract 0.3% Alkaloids
Aspidosperma comes from the bark of the evergreen quebracho-blanco tree, found in Argentina. It has been used around the world to treat various lung disorders. The primary active ingredient is Yohimbe, which is used to treat erectile dysfunction and blocks receptors that inhibit fat loss. It can increase blood pressure. Aspidosperma is an alkaloid, which is an organic compound that causes a physiological effect on the human body. it is a central nervous system stimulator.
known as dimethylethanolamine is an alcohol compound that is naturally occurring in the brain but can be purchased in supplement form; that enhances the strength of other antioxidant therapies. It can improve short-term memory, learning, REM sleep, attention, decreases anxiety, boosts dopamine effects, and improves energy. It is also used in facial creams for its antioxidant and muscle firming properties.
Inula racemosa. Extract 2% alantolactone
a traditional herbal medicine with antioxidant properties. Alantolactone is derived from the root of the Inula racemosa plant. When prepared it can be used to treat headaches, bronchitis, and urinary tract infections.
Troxerutin 97% trihydroxyethylrutoside
is a flavonoid, derived from the Japanese pagoda tree. It is a vasoprotective and is used in the treatment of varicose veins and hemorrhoids due to its anti-inflammatory properties. It has also been shown to help with cognitive function the reduction of cholesterol, and aids in treatment of diabetic nerve conditions.
Cnidium monnieri Extract Standardized for 20% Osthole
a traditional Chinese medicinal herb that is generally used for its pro-erectile abilities. Its main bioactive known as osthole appears to have mechanisms similar to Viagra in penile tissue and the hippocampus. It is also anti-diabetic and anti-inflammatory. Studies have shown the osthole has a mechanism that protects against a fatty liver, in turn causing reduction in body weight.
Yohimbe Extract 2% Yohimbine
Yohimbe is the natural supplement and yohimbine is a chemical. Yohimbe has been traditionally used to treat fatigue, high-blood pressure, and heart problems. It is also used to treat erectile dysfunction, aids in weight loss, and has been shown to treat low sex-drive in women.
CaffeinX TM aka Caffeine Anhydrous
is thermogenic, meaning it produces heat in the body, which stimulates the metabolism and promotes the burning of fat. Caffeine is a stimulant and can be most powerful when taken as Caffeine Anhydrous, which is found in tablet or powder form because anhydrous means it contains no water.
is a vasodilator, which is a drug that dilates blood vessels. It aids in muscle training and weight loss. Animal studies show that it may also have health benefits such as with blood pressure, lowering lipids, memory enhancement and ulcer recovery. Inside the cell it might enhance cell metabolism and oxygen supply in the brain.
Soy Mixed Tocopherols
they are Soy Derived Vitamin E compounds. Vitamin E is essential in a healthy diet; it prevents problems with the central nervous system, and has antioxidant properties. There is some concern in the food community for soy-derived tocopherols. It is also used as a preservative
solvent free oil and resin component of the spice paprika often used for food coloring. Though paprika the spice is high in antioxidants it is not shown that the extract is, nor is there much research on the effect of paprika extract on human health.
Medium Chain Triglycerides
are partially man-made fats. The name refers to the way the carbon atoms are arranged in their chemical structure. They can be used along with medicine to treat food absorption disorders. Athletes sometimes use them for nutritional support during training as well as decreasing body fat and increasing mass.
is a protein made from animal products. It is colorless and flavorless and can be used as a thickening agent for molds. It is believed to aid in weight loss and it contains collagen that can help to relieve joint pain and function in people with osteoarthritis.
is a phospholipid, which is a lipid (fat) containing a phosphate group in its molecule, and is extracted from soybean oil and is generally used as a natural emulsifier or stabilizer in various food applications. It provides an excellent source of choline, which is essential to every living cell in the body and is one of the main components of cell membranes. Without choline, the cell membranes would harden, prohibiting important nutrients from entering and leaving the cell. Scientists believe lecithin and choline may aid in memory and cognitive function, cardiovascular health, liver function, reproduction and fetal development and physical and athletic performance.
is a type of compound that does not have any color or odor. This organic compound does have a slightly sweet taste, which is why it is frequently added to food products. It is usually derived from an animal source but can be derived from vegetable fat. It acts as an emulsifier and preservative. It is found in slow release pharmaceutical products and helps with the coating process. It occurs naturally in the body, so it is assumed to be safe for human consumption but should not be taken in high doses as it is considered a saturated fat.
FD&C Red #3
Red No. 3 is also known Erythrosine. It is a cherry pink synthetic primarily used for food coloring.