Daily Intake Of Rosehip Extract Decreases Abdominal Visceral Fat In Preobese Subjects: A Randomized, Double-blind, Placebo-controlled Clinical Trial
Notes for this study:
||Total abdominal fat as measured by area decreased −18.48 square cm versus an increase of 2.09 square cm in the placebo group.
|Number of Subjects
32 subjects with a BMI between 25 and 30 were enrolled in this single-blinded12 week study that compared 100 mg rose hip extract to placebo. At the end of 12 weeks, bodyweight and abdominal fat area was significantly lower in the rose hip group compared to placebo, with no changes in caloric intake as measured by food diaries. No changes in blood chemistry or blood pressure was seen.
Funding issues for this study:
Three authors not involved in the data analysis were employees of the company which manufactured the rose hip extract used in this study.