Phaseolus vulgaris is most commonly taken by mouth for weight loss and obesity. It is also commonly taken for diabetes, but there is limited scientific evidence to support this use.
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Products containing Phaseolus vulgaris bean extracts often claim to be "starch blockers." Promoters offer this as a rationale for using their products for weight loss. Some research shows that these products can decrease the absorption of starch. However, other research shows that these products do not decrease starch absorption.
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