Diet :: Britons working on chocolate diet pill
The British-based Chocolate Powder Company says it is testing the weight loss effects of a cocoa-based diet pill that could soon be ready for launch on the US weight loss market.
Company director Professor Albert Zumb? says he has designed a supplement that not only contains a cocoa extract but also has a chocolate flavor.
‘This will be a winner,’ Professor Zumb?, visiting professor at the University of Salford in the UK, told.
CPC?s core business to date has been low-fat chocolate powder, cocoa extracts and chocolate flavorings.
But if a new clinical trial, currently at the midway stage, produces good results, the firm may gain some new clients.
The trial is following approximately 100 normal and slightly overweight people. Metabolic studies are planned to follow the clinical trial.
Details of the active ingredients are closely guarded, but are claimed to function as appetite suppressants.