African mango

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African mango

A fruit from the African rain forest that is allegedly effective in reducing weight (up to 4 kg/month) without changing one’s diet, improving lipid profile (decreased LDL-cholesterol and triglycerids, and increased HDL-cholesterol), reducing blood pressure, reducing post-prandial glucose levels and managing infections. 

The data supporting the claims of efficacy for weight loss were based on a small (40 subjects), statistically weak double-blind study performed in 2005.
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Effect of some seed extracts and IBA on the rooting of leafy stem cuttings of Irvingia gabonensis (Veroesen).
HTI's product lines include Rooibos, Baobab, Hoodia, Irvingia and others.
IGOB131, a novel seed extract of the West African plant Irvingia gabonensis, significantly reduces body weight and improves metabolic parameters in overweight humans in a randomized double-blind placebo controlled investigation.
In October 2008, Life Extension[R] launched a weight loss product which contains the patented Integra-Lean[TM] Irvingia, a proprietary extract of the seed of the West African mango fruit Irvingia gabonensis.
Irvingia, an extract of the West African mango fruit Irvingia gabonensis, functions via four biological mechanisms to promote weight loss.
It produces several proprietary diet support supplements that use natural substances, including human chorionic gonadotropin (hCG) and the plant Irvingia gabonensis, commonly known as African Mango .
Those seeking to reduce glucose readings down to those who practice aggressive calorie restriction should seek a green coffee extract supplement that also provides chromium, (48-50) green tea extract, (51-55) and Irvingia.
Other Creative Bioscience products include hCG Zero Liquid(TM), hCG 1234(TM), Diet Revive(TM), hCG Zero Energy(TM), hCG Zero Cleanse(TM), EAC 1234(TM) (energy appetite control) and RCC 1234(TM) (rapid colon cleanse), along with a new line of African Mango products - Lean(TM), 1200(TM) and Cleanse(TM) - featuring Irvingia gabonensis, commonly known as African Mango, an herbal plant discovered in West Cameroon known to increase endurance and reduce appetite.
Glycaemic variations after administration of Irvingia gabonensis seeds fractions in normoglycemic rats.
That research has led to such innovative recommendations as melatonin for immune function and Irvingia African mango extract for weight management.
Proprietary Formula Includes African Herbal Plant Irvingia Gabonensis - Independent Studies Illustrate Appetite Suppression and Metabolic Boosting Properties