With all the scams and false promises to be found in the diet pill market, you need to be wary of product claims and know your facts. One of the most exciting facts about African mango (Irvingia gabonensis) is that its claims are backed by solid science.
In two separate clinical studies, the extract from African mango kernels was proven to produce weight loss when used in the recommended dosages.
The first study, published in the Journal of Lipids Health and Disease, was conducted upon 40 obese people between 19 and 55 years of age. 28 of the subjects were given Irvingia gabonensis 3 times a day, 1/2 hour before meals, for a month. The other 12 were given a placebo. At the end of the study, the group taking Irvingia had on average a 5% decrease in body weight, a significant reduction in their percentage of body fat, and smaller waist and hip measurements. They also had a healthier cholesterol profile than when the study began, with reductions in their total cholesterol, LDL-cholesterol and triglycerides.
The second clinical trial was even more significant. It examined the effects of the extract from I. gabonensis kernels (which scientists refer to as IGOB131) on 102 obese and overweight subjects over the course of 10 weeks. The subjects were randomly divided into two groups - half given 150 mg of African mango seed extract 1/2 hour before lunch and dinner every day, the others were given a placebo .
Like the first study, the African mango group had significantly reduced body weight, body fat, waist size and cholesterol levels at the end of the study. Furthermore, additional testing showed they had lower blood glucose levels and improved metabolisms. This data gave scientists important information about how African mango works.
The extract from African mango kernels contains unique substances which launch a multi-pronged attack upon fat cells and boost your metabolism: