Patented white kidney bean extract
BEANBLOCK® is a patented purified bean (Phaseolus vulgaris L.) extract. BEANBLOCK® is obtained from a single and specific Italian bean variety.
BEANBLOCK® is standardized in 2 groups of proteins with three different approaches:
- Enzymatically: Inhibiting activityU/mg: ≥1.100
- Chemically: ≥6% (HPLC – % w/w) in α-amylase inhibitor protein complex
- Biologically: Haemagglutinating activity ≥ 10.000 ≤ 30.000 (HAU/g)
BEANBLOCK® P. vulgaris bean extract is supported and proven effective by extensive data. Acute oral administration in healthy volunteers has shown that:
- BEANBLOCK® employed as supplement in a mixed Mediterranean balanced meal positively affected glucose metabolism in healthy volunteers.
- BEANBLOCK® modulates ghrelin secretion and induces a longer duration of satiety in healthy volunteers, suggesting a potential use to control excessive food intake.
BEANBLOCK® is manufactured in Italy.
Available for selected markets only. Contact for more information.