Natrol Introduces Slenderite(TM) for Promoting Weight Loss

New Supplement Combines Five Trusted Ingredients

CHATSWORTH, CA, October 12, 2006—Natrol Inc., a leading manufacturer and distributor of branded nutritional products, today launched Slenderite™, a unique supplement combining five top-selling ingredients that support weight control and healthy lifestyles. The ingredients in Slenderite -- Phase 2 Starch Neutralizer®; EGCG (Green Tea); Caffeine; Chromium Picolinate and 5-HTP -- help support healthy weight loss when used in conjunction with a reduced-calorie diet and exercise program, and also help to maintain a positive outlook while dieting.*

According to Eric Schick, Vice President of Marketing, “Slenderite contains five key ingredients that are well-known and trusted by consumers. In fact, retail surveys show that consumers often have the same ingredients in their shopping carts, but in separate supplements. Slenderite provides consumers with the convenience of one product containing all five ingredients to support their weight loss goals.”

Phase 2® is an all-natural, self-affirmed GRAS ingredient from Pharmachem Laboratories, Inc. that has been clinically shown to delay the digestion and absorption of carbohydrates. Phase 2 works by inhibiting the digestive enzyme responsible for converting starch into simple sugars the body can absorb.*

EGCG is a powerful antioxidant contained in green tea. Researchers believe it works synergistically with caffeine to promote fat oxidation. Slenderite pairs EGCG with caffeine, which may help burn excess calories and boost metabolism.*

Chromium picolinate is a source of the essential mineral chromium, which helps the body metabolize carbohydrates, fats and protein for energy. Chromium, working together with insulin, is also a vital part of the body’s natural mechanism for maintaining healthy blood glucose levels that are already within the normal range.*

Clinical evidence suggests that 5-HTP enhances mood, an action that is attributed to balancing levels of serotonin. Many people experience a poor outlook and irritability while dieting, and may not be able to stay on their diets as a result. Through balancing serotonin levels, 5-HTP helps dieters adopt a positive mindset for success that can help them stay on a diet long enough to achieve their desired weight loss goals.*

Slenderite is available nationally at food, drug and mass market stores, or online at Visit to view a sample exercise and meal plan.

Founded in 1980, Natrol, Inc. (NASDAQ: NTOL) is a diversified nutrition company that manufactures and markets premium-branded nutritional products, herbal teas and sports nutrition products under the Natrol®, Laci Le Beau® and Prolab® brands, respectively. Natrol markets more than 50 categories of products, with more than 500 stock-keeping units (SKU’s) designed to meet a wide range of consumer needs. The products are available in thousands of food, drug, mass market and independent health food stores, catalogs and Internet sites, gyms and specialty stores nationally and in select foreign countries. For more information, visit

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*These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease.

Teri Lim
(818) 739-6000 X583
email: [email protected]

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