White kidney beans contain a protein called Phaseolamin, which experts suggest may help to reduce the body’s enzymatic digestion of dietary starches. It is thought that Phaseolamin may block the function of an enzyme called alpha-amylase, which works by breaking down starchy foods ready for digestion. However, when alpha-amylase is prevented from performing this role, fewer carbohydrates are absorbed and converted into sugar. For this reason, white kidney bean is often referred to as a carb blocker. The high-fibre content also means that they may help you feel fuller for longer and they have long been taken to support healthy weight loss diets.
Previously known as ‘Starch Neutraliser’, our highly-concentrated White Kidney Bean Extract 5000mg contains safe and effective levels of Phaseolamin. Plus, each extract is standardised to ensure a consistent level of potency and purity. Our convenient EasyGest capsules have a smooth easy-to-swallow outer shell and are simple to add to food or drink if preferred. It is recommended to take one to three capsules just before the main meal of the day.
|Nutritional Information||Per capsule||% NRV|
|White Kidney Bean Extract 5000mg (10:1) standardised to 500mg||5000mg||-|
| NRV = Nutrient Reference Value (previously referred to as RDA) |
|µg = Microgramme, mg = Milligram, IU = International Units|
Other Ingredients: Gelatin, Titanium Dioxide.
A: Free from artificial additives and preservatives
L: Lactose free
W: Wheat free
F: Fish free
G: Gluten free
Y: Yeast free
Take one to three capsules daily as a food supplement or as directed by a healthcare professional. Store in a cool dry place. Keep away from children at all times. Do not use if the seal is broken.
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When is the best time of day to take these capsules? With food or water?
For optimum effect, take one capsule just before the main meal of the day (this can be lunch or dinner) with a glass of water.
|Q:||What is the active principle within the White Kidney Bean Extract?|
|A:||White Kidney Bean Extract is based on phaseolamin, a partial protein substance derived from the white kidney bean.|
|Q:||Hi there, I am a type 2 diabetic and take just 500mg of metformin per day, is it safe for me to use these carb blockers? Carbs are not the friend of diabetics so it should safe right? Thank you.|
We are not aware of any side effects or interactions however, as we are not medically trained, we would only recommend that you consult your GP in regards to this.
|Q:||Bought this product after viewing question on doseage above would it be safe to take two, as recomended doseage is 1400mg per day?|
The RDA for this product is one capsule daily. We would not recommend exceeding this dosage.