What You Should Know
Decaslim is a product that is marketed as a “superfood supplement”, and that is claimed to work as a weight loss aid as well as an acne treatment. The official website for Decaslim boasts that dieters will lose belly fat and acne within 7 days or your money back. Decaslim is made with the extracts from 10 “superfoods” claiming to offer the same benefits that eating the actual foods provide, but taken in a pill form. Manufacturers of products that are intended to produce multiple benefits build them up with a lot of hype, of course, and often consumers end up very disappointed in the products’ abilities. Lately there have been several of these new products that have come on the market that are intended to kill more then one bird, as the saying goes. The problem is that many of these types of products lose their effectiveness due to becoming “diluted” with too many ingredients that were included to do too many things.
List of Ingredients
According to the official website for Decaslim, the formula includes the following food extracts: Green Tea with 50% reduced caffeine, CLA Powder, Viscofiber, Wild Blueberry, Spinach, Broccoli, Flax Seed, Lycopene from Tomatoes, Garlic Powder and Resveratrol from Red Wine.
Decaslim’s “superfood” ingredients all look great in theory. Each ingredient in Decaslim has been shown to offer some health benefits. The catch is that these benefits are usually only felt in very specific circumstances.
Green Tea has been used in many diet products for its ability to boost the metabolism and increase the rate at which our bodies burn fat. CLA has been shown in studies to have an effect on the enzyme lipoprotein lipase which aids in breaking down fat in our diets. However studies on CLA have only been conducted on laboratory animals and the results cannot be translated into human results. Viscofiber is a form of fiber which swells in the stomach causing a full feeling so that less over all calories is consumed. Blueberries are known to be an excellent antioxidant which can fight against environmental damage to our skin. One stalk of broccoli is said to contain over 200% of the daily recommendation for Vitamin C. Spinach has long been investigated for its ability to provide increased energy due to it containing lipoic acid. Flax Seed is the most well known source for omega-3 which plays an important role in maintaining heart health, joint health and boosting the immune system. Lycopene which is derived from tomatoes has recently been encouraged by doctors to help guard against cardiovascular and prostate disease. Clinical studies have shown that garlic has a positive effect on lowering cholesterol and helping to maintain circulatory health. Red wine has been recommended for years to maintain healthy red blood cell production and to maintain heart health due to the derivative Resveratrol.
Basically, the Decaslim supplement seems to be nothing more than a multi-vitamin. Currently there is no evidence that suggests that supplements made from food extracts will have the same benefits as the nutrients that can be derived from eating these foods themselves.
- Decaslim is made from 10 different food extracts.
- The supplement is available for purchase directly from the manufacturer’s website.
- There is no scientific evidence that suggest that food extracts have the same benefits as the foods themselves.
- The product seems to be nothing more than a multi-vitamin.
- Decaslim contains CLA which has only been tested on laboratory animals.
The problem is that when products try to address more than one health concern, many of them tend to lose their effectiveness due to becoming “diluted” due to the inclusion of too small quantities of an ingredient or too many ingredients. Decaslim is a product that is marketed as a “superfood supplement” and that is claimed to work as a weight loss aid and as an acne treatment. The ingredients in the formula are extracts from 10 different foods and cannot possibly provide the same benefits that eating the actual foods provides, much less deliver weight loss results. Manufacturers of products that are intended to produce multiple benefits build them up with a lot of advertising hype, however, and often consumers end up very disappointed in the products abilities.