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What is the key ingredient in Hydroxycut?

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Hydroxycut isn't just one product. It's a family of dietary supplements sold without a prescription as weight loss aids. The key ingredient in most of them is Robusta coffee extract (C. canephora robusta).

SOURCES:

 

Hydroxycut website.

 

Said, O. The Open Complementary Medicine Journal, 2010.

 

FDA: "Questions and Answers: Hydroxycut;" "Warning on Hydroxycut Products;" and "Beware of Fraudulent Weight-Loss 'Dietary Supplements.'"

 

Antaki Center for Herbal Medicine.

 

Phytotherapie, November 2006.

 

John Doherty, director of regulatory affairs, Iovate Health Sciences International.

 

Vinson, J. Diabetes, Metabolic Syndrome and Obesity: Targets and Therapy, 2012.

 

Watanabe, T. Clinical and Experimental Hypertension, July 2006.

Reviewed by Carol DerSarkissian on July 22, 2020

SOURCES:

 

Hydroxycut website.

 

Said, O. The Open Complementary Medicine Journal, 2010.

 

FDA: "Questions and Answers: Hydroxycut;" "Warning on Hydroxycut Products;" and "Beware of Fraudulent Weight-Loss 'Dietary Supplements.'"

 

Antaki Center for Herbal Medicine.

 

Phytotherapie, November 2006.

 

John Doherty, director of regulatory affairs, Iovate Health Sciences International.

 

Vinson, J. Diabetes, Metabolic Syndrome and Obesity: Targets and Therapy, 2012.

 

Watanabe, T. Clinical and Experimental Hypertension, July 2006.

Reviewed by Carol DerSarkissian on July 22, 2020

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