Newsletters - February 2001

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The federal government conducted the first comprehensive scientific review of popular diets, and they concluded that high-carbohydrate diet regimens keep the pounds off for good.

According to the United States Department of Agriculture, a person can lose weight on any diet that limits food to about 1,500 calories per day. The catch is that they may not maintain the weight loss; it is short-term. Only a few diets, such as the diets suggested by the American Health Association and Weight Watchers, are successful diets. Their diet programs have the best scientific evidence to confirm their success rates and health claims. Both programs recommend the consumption of no more than 30% of calories as fat, limiting protein to 20% of the diet, and consuming plenty of fruits, vegetables, and complex carbohydrates to help satisfy hunger. Both diets provide adequate nutrition and showed the best improvements in the levels of cholesterol and blood fats as well as blood sugar.

Prepared Foods e-News Weekly (January 16, 2001, Issue 2).

Sabinsa Corporation offers a variety of Citrin® products that can be used as ingredients for functional foods (e.g. beverages, sports bars, etc.) or prepared into tablets or capsules. Citrin® may be used as a weight management supplement along with a healthy diet and exercise program.

Citrin® is Sabinsa’s trademarked name for the unique calcium salt of (-)-hydroxycitric acid ((-)-HCA), an effective phytonutrient for weight management, which Sabinsa Corporation was the first to standardize. The product is extracted from the rind of the fruit of Garcinia cambogia (Brindall berry, Malabar tamarind).

Please contact Sabinsa for information about our Citrin® products.


Sabinsa's upcoming shows

Sabinsa Corporation will participate in the following trade show events in March 2001.

March 8-11, 2001:

Natural Products Expo West 2001

Booth #4245


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    East Windsor
    NJ 08520, USA

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