More about the active ingredients in Kelp Me and Kelp Me Advanced

Seaweed / Kelp

The potential health benefits of seaweed and seaweed extracts In: Seaweed: Ecology, Nutrient Composition and Medicinal Uses.

In book: Seaweed: Ecology, Nutrient Composition and Medicinal Uses, Chapter: Chapter 6 - The Potential Health Benefits of Seaweed and Seaweed Extracts

November 2011, publisher: Nova Science Publishers Inc,

BROWNLEE, Iain, FAIRCLOUGH, Andrew, HALL, Anna and PAXMAN, Jenny Available from Sheffield Hallam University Research Archive (SHURA)



Dietary seaweeds and obesity

Food Science and Human Wellness

Volume 4, Issue 3, September 2015, Pages 87–96

Klaus W. Langea, Joachim Hausera, Yukiko Nakamurab, Shigehiko Kanayab




The modulation of pancreatic lipase activity by alginates

Food Chemistry

Volume 146, 1 March 2014, Pages 479–484

Matthew D. Wilcox,  Iain A. Brownleea, J. Craig Richardsonb, Peter W. Dettmarb, Jeffrey P. Pearsona



Effect of alginate supplementation on weight loss in obese subjects completing a 12-wk energy-restricted diet: a randomized controlled trial

American Journal of Clinical Nutrition

First published May 30, 2012 vol. 96 no. 1 5-13

Morten Georg Jensen, Mette Kristensen, and Arne Astrup




Clinical study (2016) double blind, randomized, placebo-controlled, bicentric) conducted during 16 weeks to explore the benefit and tolerability of ID-alG™ (400mg/day) for weight reduction


Evaluation of ID-alG™’s weight-management effect on overweight women.

Monocentric, randomized, placebo controlled, in parallel double-blind format.

New Clinical Study Results March 2010

Terpend, Bisson JF, Le Gall C, Linares E.

Nexeria website:  



Glucomannan – A Weight Loss Supplement That Works

By Dr. Atli Arnarson



Scientific Opinion on the substantiation of health claims related tokonjac mannan (glucomannan) and reduction of body weight Scientific Opinion on the substantiation of health claims related to konjac mannan (glucomannan) and reduction of body weight, reduction of post-prandial glycasmic responses maintenance of normal blood glucose concentration of triglycerides, maintenance of normal blood cholesterol concentrations, maintenance of normal bowl function and decreasing potentially pathogenic gastro-intestinal microorganisms pursuant to Article 13(1)

European Food Safety Authority

EFSA Journal 2010;8(10):1798, published  on  9  December  2010



The effect of glucomannan on body weight in overweight or obese children and adults: A systematic review of randomised controlled trials


Volume 31, Issue 3, March 2015, Pages 437–442.e2

Bartłomiej M. Zalewski, M.D., Anna Chmielewska, M.D., Hania Szajewska, M.D., Ph.D.



Probiotics and Enzymes

Nebraska Cultures was an early leader in probiotic research and technology, and is the only manufacturer of the DDS-1 strain of L. acidophilus using Dr. Khem Shahani’s proprietary methods.

80 technical papers on probiotic microorganisms: 


Green Tea

Efficacy of a green tea extract rich in catechin polyphenols and caffeine in increasing 24-h energy expenditure and fat oxidation in humans.

American Journal of Clinial Nutrition

1999 Dec; 70 (6):1040-5

Dulloo AG, Duret C, Rohrer D, Girardier L, Mensi N, Fathi M, Chantre P, Vandermander J.



General further reading

Information on Nutrients:

EUFIC – Weight management and physical activity: