Table 2

Main actives ingredients of phytoextracts and their reported beneficial effects
Extract Main Active ingredients Reported beneficial effects Refs
A Mint - indigestion [25]
black radish - antioxidant [26]
burdock - choleretic, increases bile secretion helping digestion
B Serenoa Repens (saw palmetto) hormonal regulating effects [27]
White bean alpha-amylase inhibitory properties and has been reported to aid weight loss and glycemic control [28]
C Equisetum Antioxidant [30]
Dandelion (Taraxacum officinale diuretic [31]
glycemic control [32]
D Ginseng Ameliorate the commonly reported symptoms of weakness and tiredness during the 1st phase of ketosis (1/2 weeks) [33]
Miura Puama [34]
GuaranĂ  [35]

Paoli et al.

Paoli et al. Journal of the International Society of Sports Nutrition 2012 9:34   doi:10.1186/1550-2783-9-34

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