Studies related to Body Fat and Rose Hip

Daily Intake Of Rosehip Extract Decreases Abdominal Visceral Fat In Preobese Subjects: A Randomized, Double-blind, Placebo-controlled Clinical Trial

Effect Decrease
Values Total abdominal fat as measured by area decreased −18.48 square cm versus an increase of 2.09 square cm in the placebo group.
Trial Design Randomized trial
Trial Length 2-4 Weeks
Number of Subjects 32
Gender Both Genders
Age Range 30-44, 45-64
Body Types Overweight
Notes for this study:
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.