What is Proactol Plus?
It is a weight management product which may help you lose unwanted weight, get in shape and feel better about yourself. It is a patented formula of a fibre complex having the characteristic of binding fat in your stomach which can prevent your body to absorb up to 27,4 % of dietary fats and enable to excrete them undigested. Another main positive effect of this product is that it may prolong the time of feeling full after eating and prevents you from overeating. When it mixes with the ingested food in your stomach it absorbs water, thus expands and changes into a solution, making it harder being absorbed by your body.
What is Futureshape?
FutureShape Fat Binder is another weight management product which can enable you to enjoy fat rich food and at the same time consume fewer calories, loose and maintain your weight. Similarly to the first described product it is a fibre complex which may bind around 27% of dietary fat into fat and fibre complexes thus helping you to reduce the fat calorie intake from a meal. Causing the contents of your stomach to increase in size this product can also prolong the feeling of fullness and reduces the desire to eat.
What is Prickly pear (Opuntia cactus) extract?
Main chemical used in both products is a complex of soluble and non-soluble fibres extracted from Opuntia or prickly pear cactus. In Mexican and Mexican-American cultures it has been used as food for thousands of years, recently it is increasingly being recognized as food supplement and also being used in medicine. Both fruits and pads can be used and according to different studies this extract can lower blood glucose by decreasing the absorption of sugar in the stomach and intestine, lower cholesterol levels and thus prevent obesity, it could be helpful in case of diarrhoea, viral infections, alcohol hangover, colitis etc.
Both products resemble each other to a greater extent promising to bind fat in your stomach, helping you reduce fat intake for up to a third, reduce total calorie intake, keep you feeling full for a longer period, prevent cravings for food and thus helping you lose weight. Both use extract from the same plant. To continue, the first described product did undergo several medical studies, it is certified and patented whereas only safety and efficacy of FutureShape is scientifically substantiated. Both claim to have no added artificial chemicals and are suitable for vegetarians. Additionally, the first described product promises to be 100% organic and free from allergens. FutureShape lists no harmful side effects, the first described product carefully mentions mild loose stools and flatulence. Both products promise best results in accordance with a healthy diet and exercise program.
Level of similarity of those two products is almost too high. The biggest difference is actually their marketing strategy. The first described product emphasizes its organic origin plus clinical studies done whereas FutureShape stresses no need to refrain from fat rich food. What works better for you?