Slimaluma Study: Reduced Waist Circumference and Food Cravings

October 24, 2011

Slimaluma, a proprietary extract of the cactus Caralluma fimbriata, has demonstrated potential to reduce cravings and waist circumference in 30 overweight subjects.

Slimaluma, a proprietary extract of the cactus Caralluma fimbriata, has demonstrated potential to reduce cravings and waist circumference in 30 overweight subjects.

Researchers from Victoria University (Melbourne, Australia) assigned adult subjects to Slimaluma or placebo for 12 weeks. While Slimaluma did not appear to encourage weight loss over placebo, supplementation with the natural cactus extract was linked to a four-centimeter reduction in waist circumference and reduced food cravings.

The results are consistent with previously published human, animal, and cellular studies, according to Slimaluma supplier Gencor Pacific (Hong Kong).

"How this might work is that, by reducing fat mass around the waist, you may get an increase in lean mass elsewhere or a simple redistribution of fat," said lead researcher Michael Mathai, PhD, in an interview with Australian television news program "Today-Tonight."

Visit Gencor Pacific online for more on this natural ingredient for weight management.

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