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Phase 2™ is a proprietary, natural ingredient derived from the white kidney bean. Phase 2™ is not a stimulant; it works by reducing the enzymatic digestion of dietary starches. Phase 2™ has been clinically shown to reduce the digestion and absorption of dietary starches by up to 66%.¹
Phase 2™ has been extensively studied; more than 14 clinical studies have been conducted in the past 15 years. Phase 2™ is a market leader, and has been used successfully in multiple products worldwide.
Phase 2™ white kidney bean extract has been reviewed by U.S. FDA to permit structure/function claims:
◦ "may reduce enzymatic digestion of dietary starch"
◦ "may assist in weight control when used with diet and exercise“
Additionally, Phase 2™ has a license from the Natural Health Products Directorate of Canada, in which the following uses are authorized:
◦ "at 6 capsules (3000 mg) per day: Assists in weight management when used with a program of reduced intake of dietary calories and increased physical activity."
◦ "at 4-6 capsules (2,000-3,000 mg) per day: Provides support for healthy glucose metabolism following a carbohydrate rich meal.“
Phase 2™ has also been shown to have efficacy for pets. 88% of dogs in a multi-clinic study lost weight.²
◦ supports weight management
◦ structure/function claims support
◦ self-affirmed GRAS status
◦ made from U.S.-grown white kidney beans
500-1500 mg per starchy meal. The amount required to inhibit alpha amylase enzyme from breaking down starches will vary based on amount of carbohydrate ingested.
Phase 2™ is a natural extract with a good safety profile.
Phase 2™ is sold as a powder and can be used in a variety of end formats.
¹ Vinson JA, Kharrat HA, Shuta D. Investigation of an amylase inhibitor on human glucose absorption after starch consumption. The Open Nutraceuticals Journal, 2009;2:88-91.
² Rosenblatt S. Willauer C. Trimmel A. Ota B. Use of commercial starch blockers in canine weight loss. Journal of the American Holistic Veterinary Medical Association, 2004:23(2):43-46.
These statements have not been approved by the Food and Drug Administration. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease.
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