Commonly used as part of a weight management programme and for those aiming to alter or reduce body fat composition such as athletes or sports persons.
Carrying excess weight is a contributory factor to the development of a number of chronic health problems such as cardiovascular disease, diabetes and osteoarthritis. There are growing concerns over the escalating incidence of obesity and the subsequent health problems and costs involved in dealing with them. A balanced diet combined with regular eating pattern and physical activity form the foundation of any weight loss and maintenance programme. Key nutritional supplements can support the process of weight management.