* *ADVISORY* *Amylase inhibitors must be used with caution in individuals with certain gastrointestinal, kidney, or liver disorders.
DOSAGE: Dosing strategies have included 4-6 g for up to 7 days in diabetic patients, and 3000 units for 30 days for weight loss. Doses ranging between 1500 and 6000 mg have been tried prior to meals.
CONCLUSION: We conclude that while white kidney bean extract shows early interest for weight loss and blood sugar control, additional studies are required to reproduce results. While studies are preliminary, white kidney bean extract may be worth trying for weight loss. If you elect to try it, remember to include it in your list of medications when you visit your doctor and other health care providers.