Nutrition Business Journal

Interest in Fucoxanthin Swells as Industry Searches for Next Hot Weight-Loss Ingredient

Garden of Life leads the way with fücoTHIN, while research is underway to prove weight loss and other benefits from this edible brown seaweed extract

Garden of Life's founder Jordan Rubin likes to say that the story behind the creation of the company's ultra successful weight-loss supplement fücoTHIN could be the basis for an adventure novel. The story involves the dedication of a Russian scientist, Zakir Ramazanov, PhD, who traveled the world studying the health benefits of sea vegetables and, from this work, discovered a carotenoid found in edible brown seaweed called fucoxanthin that is said to promote fat burning within a

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