The three main phytochemicals are: Catechin, Anthocyanin and Thylakoid Read more below to find out how each one helps you target belly fat and the best foods to eat to burn off the fat.

CATECHIN: (CAT-A-KIN)

  • Directly linked to weight loss, lower BMI, small waist circumference
  • It is suggested that the ingestion of catechins might be useful in the prevention and improvement of lifestyle-related diseases, mainly obesity.
  • Top foods:
    • blackberries
    • raspberries
    • cherries
    • apples
    • pears
    • beans
    • fava beans
    • red table wine
    • black grapes
    • brewed black tea
    • brewed green tea
    • cocoa
    • dark chocolate
    • milk chocolate 
    • barley 

ANTHOCYANIN: (AN-THO-SY-A-NIN)

  • Directly linked to weight loss by telling muscle and fat cells to increase their use of fat for energy (usually blue, purple or red in color)

  • Top foods:

    • acai
    • black currant
    • aronia
    • eggplant
    • blood orange
    • blackberry
    • black raspberry
    • raspberry
    • blueberries
    • cherries
    • plums
    • red currant
    • purple corn
    • concord grapes
    • purple cauliflower
    • cranberries
    • red cabbage
    • beetroot
    • plums
    • kale
    • *Seed coat of black soybeans - highest concentration of any plant to date

THYLAKOID: (THI-LA-KOY-D)

  • Helps to maintain a healthy weight, promotes the release of cholecystokinin - a hormone produced by the gastrointestinal tract that encourages a feeling of fullness and decreased desire for food

  • In conclusion, addition of green-plant membranes as a dietary supplement once daily induces weight loss, improves obesity-related risk-factors, and reduces the urge for palatable food. The mechanism may reside in the observed increased release of GLP-1
  • Top foods:
    • spinach
    • cabbage
    • lettuce
    • kale
    • collard 
    • broccoli
    • mustard greens
    • seaweed
    • dandelion greens

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