Linda Ohr

Linda Milo Ohr

Weight management remains a constant concern for a majority of consumers. The simple science behind losing weight is: “Calories in should be less than calories out.” But things are never that easy.

Capsaicinoid, the active component of Capsicum extract from hot red peppers, is linked to increased energy expenditure and enhanced carbohydrate and fat burning.Today’s functional ingredients—from proteins and fatty acids to fibers and botanicals—provide tools to help consumers in their battle against the bulge. Some promote satiety, some help burn fat, while others help build lean muscle mass. Here’s a look at ingredients being promoted as benefiting weight m…

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Linda Milo Ohr is a food scientist and writer based in Highlands Ranch, Colo. ([email protected]).
Linda Ohr