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					SLIMDOWN® GREEN TEA WITH                                                          Studies have shown that supplementing with green tea can
                                                                                  assist with losing and managing weight. One study
APPLE    CIDER   VINEGAR                                                          demonstrated that EGCG from green tea extract proved to
COMPLEX                                                                           decrease body weight, BMI, body fat mass, waist
UPC CODE 0 646420 6229                                                            circumference, hip circumference, visceral fat area and
                                                                                  subcutaneous fat area compared to a control group who
NPN# 80016532                                                                     were not consuming the green tea.3 EGCG may have
                                                                                  insulin-like action as well as enhancing the activity of
NATURAL HEALTH PRODUCTS                                                           insulin, therefore promoting normal blood sugar levels.4
DIRECTORATE (NHPD) CLAIMS:                                                        Also, this type of catechins in green tea inhibits the
                                                                                  absorption of glucose in the intestines, thus reducing the
Jamieson SlimDown® Green Tea with Apple Cider                                     number of calories absorbed by the body and decreasing
Vinegar Complex is approved for the following NHPD                                risks of obesity.1,4 Furthermore, green tea may promote the
claims:                                                                           breakdown of fat for energy (fat oxidation) among study
                                                                                  subjects through the process of heat production in the body
• To be used with a program of reduced intake of dietary                          (thermogenesis).3
  calories and increased physical activity (if possible) to
  help in weight management.                                                      Researchers have also identified caffeine as one of the
                                                                                  active ingredients in green tea that impacts weight
                                                                                  management.2 There are several theories as to how green
GENERAL INFORMATION                                                               tea and caffeine synergistically affect weight. A green tea-
                                                                                  caffeine mixture may boost thermogenesis and increase fat
For many centuries, elixirs of tea and vinegar have been
                                                                                  oxidation.5 Caffeine does so by inhibiting the enzyme
important diet elements of Asian, European and other
                                                                                  phosphodiesterase whose function is to degrade cyclic
cultures. Of the numerous varieties of teas and vinegars,
                                                                                  adenosine monophosphate (AMP) found inside the cell.
green tea and apple cider vinegar are the variety often used
                                                                                  Also, caffeine binds to the same receptors as adenosine in
to address a wide range of ailments.1,2
                                                                                  the central nervous system, preventing adenosine from
                                                                                  decreasing the release of noradrenaline.5 These actions by
Green tea is made from the plant Camellia sinensis.
                                                                                  the green tea-caffeine mixture promote increased
Freshly harvested green tea leaves are immediately
                                                                                  metabolism, appetite suppression, and increased calorie
steamed to destroy the enzymes responsible for breaking
                                                                                  burning.2,5
down the color pigments. The leaves are then rolled and
dried, and these processes preserve the natural polyphenols
                                                                                  In addition to green tea, this Jamieson product also
that give green tea its many health benefits.1
                                                                                  contains apple cider vinegar, another supplement
                                                                                  commonly associated with weight management. (Although
Polyphenol compounds (flavanols, flavandiols, flavonoids
                                                                                  not yet widespread in the mainstream medical community,
and phenolic acids) make up about 30% of green tea’s dry
                                                                                  thousands of users worldwide rely on Apple Cider Vinegar
weight.3 Flavonols (or catechins) constitute the greatest
                                                                                  as a weight management aid)2.
percentage of those polyphenols. There are four kinds of
catechins: epicatechin, epigallocatechin, epicatechin-3-
                                                                                  The word vinegar comes from Old French vin aigre
gallate and epigallocatechin-3-gallate (EGCG).1
                                                                                  meaning sour wine. Vinegar is produced by fermentation
                                                                                  of ethanol by acetic acid bacteria, which yields acetic acid
Green tea extract is used to make a variety of products.
                                                                                  (ethanoic acid). The concentration of acetic acid typically
The extract can be in liquid or powder form, and its two
                                                                                  ranges from 4% to 8% for table vinegar and 18% for
primary active ingredients are polyphenols EGCG (68%)
                                                                                  pickling.2
and caffeine (37.5%). It is through the mechanisms of
these two compounds that people see many therapeutic
benefits.1
                                             For Accidental Overdose (such as child ingesting formula)
                                     Dial 911, 0 for operator assistance or call your nearest Poison Control Centre.

                                                               For Professional Use Only
                                       The information contained here has been accumulated from many sources.
                      Indications are not intended as cures, they are simply a guideline to be used at your professional discretion.

          For more information please visit www.jamiesonvitamins.com or call 1-800-265-5088 to speak to a Consumer Affairs representative.
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Apple cider vinegar (ACV) is made from cider or apple                                   material, product safety, full potency and absolute
must (pressed juice that contains the skins, stems and seeds                            clinical purity.
of the fruit) and it has a brownish-yellow color. It is
usually sold unfiltered and unpasteurized with the bacterial                      INGREDIENT INFORMATION
culture (or mother of vinegar) still part of the mixture.
This type of vinegar is very acidic because it contains                           Available as 90 caplets.
about 5-6% acetic acid.2                                                          Each caplet contains:
                                                                                  Green Tea Extract (Camellia sinensis, leaves)….…113 mg
Acetic acid in ACV accounts for its health benefits.7                             Caffeine……………………………………………37.5 mg
Proponents of the apple cider vinegar diet claim that                             EGCG……………………………………………...68.0 mg
drinking a small amount of apple cider vinegar before                             Non-Medical Supporting Nutrients: Apple Cider Vinegar
meals or taking an apple cider vinegar supplement helps
curb appetite and burn fat by improving the metabolism of                         EXCIPIENTS
macronutrients7. The body then uses more of the energy
obtained from food; therefore, leaving less energy stored                         Dicalcium Phosphate Dihydrate, Cellulose, Modified
as fat. 7                                                                         Cellulose Gum, Vegetable Stearic Acid, Water-Soluble
                                                                                  Cellulose, Vegetable Magnesium Stearate, Silica.
There is some evidence that acetic acid also helps lower
blood sugar by enhancing absorption of glycogen in the                            DIRECTIONS
liver and skeletal muscle.6 Moreover, this type of acid may
suppress the activity of the enzyme disaccharidase in the                         Adults:
intestines, thus reducing glucose absorption by the body                          Take 2 caplets daily with a meal. Consult a health care
and reducing weight gain.6                                                        practitioner for use beyond 12 weeks. Store between 15ºC-
                                                                                  25ºC, away from children.
In addition, it was found that ACV can reduce the
glycemic effect of a meal, which may contribute to satiety                        INDICATED BENEFITS
and thus, reduced food consumption.8 The glycemic effect
is a measure of the glycemic index of foods, which is a                           • To be used with a program of reduced intake of dietary
scale that ranks carbohydrates based on how much they                               calories and increased physical activity (if possible) to
raise blood sugar levels. Therefore, the lower the glycemic                         help in weight management.
index, the better the food’s effect on glucose metabolism
and potential for weight management benefits. 9                                   NUTRIENT INTERACTIONS
                        ®
Jamieson SlimDown Green Tea with Apple Cider                                      Drug Interactions
Vinegar Complex is formulated from natural sources and
is pharmaceutically tested to guarantee full potency and                          No known when taken as directed.
absolute clinical purity.
                                                                                  Nutrient Depletions
What makes SlimDown® Green Tea with Apple Cider
Vinegar    Complex    from      Jamieson    Laboratories                          No known when taken as directed.
different…and why does that difference mean better?
                                                                                  Supportive Interactions
1) Available in easy-to-swallow caplets.
                                                                                  None known when taken as directed.
2) Our premium formulations are manufactured using the
   360 Pure process – a minimum of 360 quality tests
   that guarantee traceability and reliability of raw
                                             For Accidental Overdose (such as child ingesting formula)
                                     Dial 911, 0 for operator assistance or call your nearest Poison Control Centre.

                                                               For Professional Use Only
                                       The information contained here has been accumulated from many sources.
                      Indications are not intended as cures, they are simply a guideline to be used at your professional discretion.

          For more information please visit www.jamiesonvitamins.com or call 1-800-265-5088 to speak to a Consumer Affairs representative.
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WARNINGS AND PRECAUTIONS                                                          7. Zeratsky, Katherine (2010). Apple cider vinegar for
                                                                                     weight      loss:     Effective?   Available    at:
Consult a health care practitioner prior to use if you have a                        http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/apple-cider-
liver disorder or develop symptoms of liver trouble such as                          vinegar-for-weight-loss/AN01816
abdominal pain, dark urine or jaundice, you are pregnant
or breastfeeding, or if you have an iron deficiency.                              8. Johnston, C. S. (2005). Strategies for healthy weight
                                                                                     loss: From vitamin C to the glycemic response. Journal
TOXICITY, ADVERSE                    REACTIONS,                AND                   of the American College of Nutrition, 24(3), 158-165.
SIDE EFFECTS
                                                                                  9. Canadian Diabetes Association, 2008. The Glycemic
Green tea and green tea extracts contain caffeine. Caffeine                          Index. Available at: http://www.diabetes.ca/for-
can cause insomnia, anxiety, irritability, upset stomach,                            professionals/resources/nutrition/glycemic-index/
nausea, diarrhea, or frequent urination in some people.

REFERENCES

1. Chacko, Sabu M., et al. "Beneficial effects of green tea:
   a literature review." Chinese Medicine 5 (2010): 13.

2. Goldstone, Judi (2009). Apple Cider Vinegar.
   Available at: http://www.webmd.com/diet/apple-cider-
   vinegar

3. Dulloo AG, Duret C, Rohrer D, Girardier L, Mensi N,
   Fathi M, Chantre P, Vandermander J. 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 Clinical
   Nutrition 1999; 70(6):1040-1045.

4. Nagao T, Komine Y, Soga S, Meguro S, Hase T,
   Tanaka Y, Tokimitsu I. Ingestion of a tea rich in
   catechins leads to a reduction in body fat and
   malondialdehyde-modified LDL in men. American
   Journal of Clinical Nutrition 2005; 81(1):122-129.

5. Westerterp-Plantenga MS, Lejeune MP, Kovacs EM.
   Body weight loss and weight maintenance in relation to
   habitual caffeine intake and green tea supplementation.
   Obesity Research 2005; 13(7):1195-1204

6. Hlebowicz, Joanna, et al. "Effect of apple cider vinegar
   on delayed gastric emptying in patients with type 1
   diabetes   mellitus:     a    pilot    study."     BMC
   Gastroenterology 7.46 (2007): 46.


                                             For Accidental Overdose (such as child ingesting formula)
                                     Dial 911, 0 for operator assistance or call your nearest Poison Control Centre.

                                                               For Professional Use Only
                                       The information contained here has been accumulated from many sources.
                      Indications are not intended as cures, they are simply a guideline to be used at your professional discretion.

          For more information please visit www.jamiesonvitamins.com or call 1-800-265-5088 to speak to a Consumer Affairs representative.
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