A double-blind, placebo-controlled study of 60 human subjects showed that those who took Phase 2 lost an average of 6.45 lbs in 30 days, compared to those on placebo, who lost less than 1 lb, on average. Those participants on Phase 2 also lost, on average, over 10% of body fast mass, and more than 3% in waist circumference. The study was conducted by Leonardo Celleno MD, Alessandra D’Amore MD, and Maria Toliani of the Cosmetic Research Center, Rome, Italy. Analysis was conducted by Harry Preuss MD, Georgetown University Medical Center; and Nicholas Perrricone MD, Clinical Creations Meriden CT. The study was published in the International Journal of Medical Sciences 2007.
A double-blind, placebo-controlled, cross-over pilot study of 11 adult human subjects showed that starch absorption averaged 66% less in the group taking Phase 2. The study was conducted by Joe A. Vinson, Ph.D., and Donna M. Shuta, B.S., Department of Chemistry, University of Scranton, April 24, 2002.
A double-blind, human pilot study published in Alternative Therapies in Health and Medicine found that those who ate the most carbohydrates and took a supplement containing Phase 2, lost significantly more weight and inches from their waist than the placebo group. When stratified by total carbohydrate intake, the Phase 2 group lost an average of 8.7 lbs and 3.3 inches off their waists, while the placebo group lost an average of 1.7 lbs and 1.3 inches. The results were statistically significant.
In a clinical trial performed by Jay Udani, MD (Assistant Clinical Professor at the UCLA School of Medicine), a randomly selected group of obese subjects were given 1500 mg of Phase 2 twice daily with meals. Over the period of the eight week trial, which 27 subjects completed, the group using Phase 2 showed an average weight loss of 3.79 pounds, compared with an average of 1.65 pounds for subjects taking a placebo. No adverse effects were observed during the trial. The study was published in Alternative Medicine Review, Volume 9, Number 2, March 2004.
An open-label 6-arm crossover study with 13 randomized subjects using standardized GI testing showed that the GI of Wonder Brand White Bread was significantly reduced by the addition of 3000mg of the Phase 2/StarchLite white bean extract in powder form with other dosages and formulations trending toward significance. The study was conducted by Jay Udani, MD Medical Director, Medicus Research)
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