Q: What is fucoTHIN?
A: fucoTHIN is the original marine thermogenic, containing natural fucoxanthin from brown marine vegetables concentrated at the clinically researched level, combined with pomegranate seed oil. This patent pending, dual-action formula burns fat while providing antioxidant cellular protection.
Q: What is thermogenesis?
A: Thermogenesis is the process by which the body increases its metabolic rate, requiring utilization of internal stores of energy, such as fat. FucoTHIN supports metabolism fat, without stimulating the central nervous sytem.
Q: What are the key components of fucoTHIN?
A: It contains the Xanthigen Blend composed of brown seaweed fucoxanthin (Undaria pinnatifida, Laminaria japonica) concentrate derived from a proprietary cultivation and extraction process along with pomegranate seed oil.
Q: What is fucoxantin?
A: Fucoxanthin is a carotenoid (like lutein and lycopene), a powerful antioxidant that protects cells from free-radical damage. It is the pigment that gives brown seaweed its characteristic color and also participates in photosynthesis (the conversion of light into energy). It is found in several different types of brown seaweed.
Marine vegetables (edible seaweed) have long been considered among the most nutritious vegetation on Earth, and have been included in the diets of various Asian cultures since ancient times. Recent research suggests that natural compounds in marine vegetables can significantly affect fat metabolism and that fucoxanthin is the first marine algae-derived ingredient with clinically proven thermogenic effect. It is also known for its powerful antioxidant effect that protects cells from free radical damage.
Q: How much fucoxanthin does fucoTHIN contain?
A: The combination of proprietary cultivation and extraction creates an all-natural concentrate with levels of fucxanthin that are 250-500 times higher than typical seaweed. This is achieved through a proprietary cultivation process of the selected strains of seaweed and a custom extraction process that has been developed based on seven years of research.
Q: How are the brown marine vegetables in fucoTHIN cultivated and extracted?
A: fucoTHIN is cultivated from a proprietary process of unique, proprietary strains of Undaria (Wakame) and Laminaria (Kombu) grown in unpolluted waters.
Q: How does fucoTHIN work?
A: Scientific studies suggest fucoxanthin from Undaria pinnatifida and Laminaria japonica, possesses strong thermogenic properties, with implications for body weight reduction. Fucoxanthin works by increasing the expression of UCP1 in white adipose tissue (WAT). WAT is the type of fat predominantly found in adults. Uncoupling proteins (UCPs) are mitochondrial transporters present in each cell's inner membrane. Fucoxanthin upregulates the expression of UCP1 inWAT, which creastes head (thermogenesis) thus contributing to reduced WAT weight. THis stimulated oxidation reduces fat in mammals. This is the first observation of a thermogenic effect through UCP1 expression in WAT from carotenoid.
Q: What are the benefits of pomegranate seed oil?
A: Pomegranate fruit seeds are the source of an oil that has a unique fatty acid composition. fucoTHIN provides a proprietary pomegranate seed oil standardized to punici acid. This unusual fatty acid, punicic acid or confugated linolenic acid (CLNA), works synergistically with fucoxanthin to support natural thermogenesis.
Q:What were the results of the human clinical study?
A: fucoTHIN's benefits are supported by "GOLD STANDARD" Human Clincal Studies. There were two separeate double-blind, randomized, placebo controlled clincal trials that included a total of 150 overweight female subjects. Participants followed an 1800 calorie diet and were monitored for 16 weeks.
- In the first (metabolic) trial, study participants who used fucoTHINexperienced a higher metabolic rate than with diet alone, without stimulating the central nervous system or negative side effects.
- In the second (weight loss) clinical trial, study particiapnts lost an average of 14.5 pounds of body weight versus 3 pounds in the placebo group. Body fat loss was 11.8 pounds in the fucoxanthin group, compared to just 2.8 pounds in the placebo group.
Q: Does fucoTHIN provide other benefits?
A: Yes; the clinical studies showed that fucoTHIN also:
- Maintains helathy blood pressure levels already in the normal range.
- Supports healthy lipid levels in healthy individulas.
- Supports healthy liver function
- Contains a powerful antioxidant that protects cells from free-radical damage.
Q: Does fucoTHIN contain any stimulants?
A: It does not. Unlike ephedrine (ephedra) or caffeine, fucoTHIN burns fat without stimulating the central nervous system--no nervousness, jitters, or lost sleep.
Q: Who will benefit from using fucoTHIN?
A: Anyone who is seeking to manage body fat and support a healthy metabolic rate while following a balanced diet and a regular exercise regimen.
Q: What is the suggested use for fucoTHIN?
A: Label suggested use of fucoTHIN is: Adults take one softgel three times daily with food and at least 8oz. of water.
For advanced use: Increase gradually to 3 softgels 3 times daily (9 total) with meals and 8oz. of water.
Q: When should I expect to see results from fucoTHIN?
A: Clinical research indicates that it may take 6 weeks of consecutive use to experience significant thermogenic response; we suggest you give fucoTHIN at least eight full weeks to begin to notice changes.
Q: Do I need to do anything else to lose weight?
A: Yes. Despite what many diet products would lead you to believe, the only way to lose weight and keep it off, is by adopting a healthy lifestyle that includes a moderate exercise program and a calorie conscious diet. The reasearch on fucoTHINwas done in conjuction with an 1800 calorie meal plan for 16 weeks.
Q: What happens if I stop taking fucoTHIN?
A: Like any other natural product, levels will diminish naturally over time, if not taken consistently. We suggest that you continue to follow a healthy diet and exercise program to maintain the best possible benefits.
Q: Can I take fucoTHIN with other weight management supplements?
A: fucoTHIN has not been studied with other weight management products. Please consult your physician.
Q: Are there any contraindications or warnings for fucoTHIN?
A: Clinical studies and a long history of the use of brown sea vegetables as food show no significant adverse effects. However, as with any dietary supplement consult your healthcare practitioner before using this product, especially if you are pregnant, nursing or under medical supervision. fucoTHIN is not inteded for children. Avoid if allergic to seaweed. fucoTHIN is manufactured on equipment that may process soy, wheat and/or fish (anchovie/sardine).
Q: Can I take fucoTHIn while taking medication?
A: You should always consult with your doctor if you are taking any medications.
Q: Does fucoTHIN contain Iodine?
A: fucoTHIN contains naturally occuring iodine and it could vary from lot to lot.
Q: Is fucoTHIN a vegetarian product?
A: No, fucoTHIN is not labeled as vegetarian; although it contains vegetarian ingredients, softgels are made with beef gelatin.
Q: Is fucoTHIN gluten and dairy free?
A: Yes, fucoTHIN is gluten and dairy free.
Q: what is the shelf life of fucoTHIN?
A: fucoTHIN has a 3 year shelf life.
Q: How is fucoTHIN different than other fucoxanthin products?
A: fucoTHIN is a concentrated extract of edible brown marine vegetables containing fucoxanthin, the key clinically-studied constituent of brown marine vegetables. Fucoxanthinin in fucoTHIN is up to 500 times more concentrated than wild-harvested brown seaweed. This is achieved through proprietary cultivation of selecte4d strains of edible marine vegetables and an extraction process that has been developed over seven years of research.
fucoTHIN is the only marine fucoxanthin extract and pomegranate oikl combination searched and validated by human clinical trials at the Russian Academy of Natural Sciences and Medical Academy and certified by National Bioscience Corporation.