As vegetarian dietary supplement to inhibit carbohydrate absorption, Carb-Down is a unique combination of the Phase 2 brand starch neutralizer, Gymnema sylvestre, and Chromemate brand chromium polynicotinate. Phase 2 starch neutralizer is an extract from the white kidney bean (Phaseolus vulgaris). Research shows that this extract can block the absorption of carbohydrates (from starch) because it contains a protein component that inhibits the enzyme alpha-amylase from breaking down carbohydrates from foods. When this enzyme is blocked, the starch thats eaten cannot be converted to fat. In a recent double-blind study in humans, Phase 2 starch neutralizer decreased the percentage of caloric burden from complex carbohydrates by 60%. The addition of Gymnema sylvestre and Chromemate is to support appetite control and glucose metabolism.
As a dietary supplement, take 1 capsule with water, before any meal containing carbohydrates from starch, or as directed by your healthcare practitioner.
Serving Size: 1 Capsule
Servings Per Container: 90
Amount per Serving:
Chromium (as Cr Polynicotinate) .... 100 mcg
Phaseolus vulgaris (white kidney bean, Phase 2 brand) Extract .... 500 mg
Gymnema sylvestre (leaf) .... 100 mg
ChromeMate brand niacin-bound chromium.
Daily Value not established.
vegetable cellulose, microcrystalline cellulose, vegetarian leucine.
Color of this product may vary due to color variations of the natural ingredients.
If pregnant or nursing, consult your healthcare practitioner before taking this product.
Keep out of reach of children. Store in a cool, dry place.
This statement has not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease.