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Slendesta® Natural Satiety Solution

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Slendesta® is a clinically studied satiety ingredient derived from potatoes, scientifically proven to aid in appetite control for effective weight management.1

Science-Backed Benefits

Derived from potatoes, Slendesta contains Proteinase Inhibitor II (PI2), which enhances the production of cholecystokinin (CCK), a gastrointestinal hormone that promotes feelings of fullness and regulates glucose levels after meals.2-9 This ingredient offers benefits beyond weight management, extending to active nutrition, healthy aging, and sports nutrition through the gut-brain axis.

Clinically Supported Weight Management Benefits:2-9

  • Increases feelings of fullness
  • Decreases hunger and desire to eat
  • Reduction in total daily food intake
  • Supports reduction in snacking habits
  • Supports weight loss
  • Reduces waist and hip measurements
  • Assists in glucose control after a meal
  • Enhances the body’s release of cholecystokinin (CCK)

Why Choose Slendesta?

When considering a weight management solution, Slendesta stands out for several reasons. Firstly, it offers an effective hunger control solution, empowering individuals to manage their appetite and support their weight loss goals by suppressing hunger cravings. Additionally, Slendesta's neutral flavor and color make it highly versatile and easily adaptable to various formulations, as confirmed by extensive research conducted by Kemin's Customer Lab Services, ensuring stability across products like gummies and ready-to-drink (RTDs). Moreover, Slendesta is developed from non-GMO, food-grade potatoes in a state-of-the-art production facility adhering to current Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP). Rigorous testing for proteinase inhibitors on every lot guarantees the efficacy and quality of the product, providing consumers with a reliable weight management solution they can trust.

Satiety-enhancing ingredients have emerged as a significant category within the weight management market to address these concerns. Statistics reveal a substantial engagement in weight-related initiatives, with over 77% of female consumers and 40% of male consumers globally adopting proactive measures to either lose or maintain their weight.11 Moreover, 61% of global consumers have actively sought ways to enhance their overall health within the past two years12, indicating a pervasive trend towards health consciousness. Additionally, a significant portion, exceeding 60%, express interest in obtaining weight management benefits from their food choices.12 The burgeoning significance of weight management is underscored by projections indicating a staggering $295.3 billion industry by 2027.12 These insights underscore the growing consumer demand for effective solutions in weight management and overall well-being.

Product Features

How to Add Slendesta to Your Formulation

Slendesta is a free-flowing, water-soluble (pH dependent) powder, stable and highly versatile, seamlessly integrating into various formulations such as beverages, baked goods, gummies, and powder mixes. Leverage our Customer Laboratory Service team's expertise in formulating with our ingredients to bring your innovative products to fruition. Choose Slendesta for a safe, natural, and effective solution in your weight management formulations.


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  1. Dana, S. et. al. Slendesta potato extract promotes satiety in healthy human subjects: Iowa State University (ISU) study. Kemin Health Technical Literature KHBB-017-050, 2006.
  2. Zhu Y., et al. Potato protease inhibitor II suppresses postprandial appetite in healthy women, Food Funct. 2017 May 24;8(5):1988-1993
  3. Hu, J., Essmann, BS., Moore, M., Larsen, B., Radosevich, J., and S. Maci, Effects of potato proteinase inhibitor II in promoting satiety and reducing food intake in healthy subjects (DMU Study). Kemin Health White Paper, 2011.
  4. Dana, S., A randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled clinical study demonstrates Slendesta Potato Extract is a safe and effective tool for promoting weight reduction (RTL Study). Kemin Health Technical Literature KHBB-017-044, 2006.
  5. Dana, S., A 20-week open-label clinical study shows Slendesta Potato Extract is effective for weight loss and improved body measurements (Heartland Study). Kemin Health Technical Literature KHBB-017-045, 2006.
  6. Hu, J., Edmondson, B., Shao, A., and J. Radosevich, A randomized, double-blind, single-center study to evaluate the efficacy of a satiety aid I. Kemin Consumer Care White Paper, 2004.
  7. Spreadbury, D., et al., A proteinase inhibitor extract from potatoes reduces post-prandial blood glucose in human subjects. JANA, 2003. 6: p. 29-38.
  8. Spiegel, T.A., C. Hubert, and S.R. Peikin. Effect of a premeal beverage containing a protease inhibitor from potatoes on satiety in dieting overweight women (Abstract). in North American Association for the Study of Obesity (NAASO) Annual Meeting. 1999.
  9. Vasselli, J.R., Greenfield, D., Schwartz, L., and S.B. Heymsfield. Protease inhibitor from potatoes decreases hunger and increases fullness in overweight subjects following a meal (Abstract). in North American Association for the study of obesity (NAASO) Annual Meeting. 1999.
  10. Mintel, Weight Management Trends, US, February 2020
  11.  IFIC Food and Health Survey, 2020
  12. Allied Market Research, Weight Loss and Weight Management Diet Market, Weight Loss and Weight Management Diet Market by Product Type (Better-for-you, Meal Replacement, Weight Loss Supplement, Green Tea, and Low-calorie Sweeteners) and Sales Channel (Hypermarket/Supermarket, Specialty Stores, Pharmacies, Online Channels, and Others): Global Opportunity Analysis and Industry Forecast, 2021–2027
  13. KHTL 017 093 Efficacy of Slendesta Potato Extract
  14. KHCSPEC- 026-013 Slendesta Potato Extract 5 percent powder 050193 specification sheet
  15. KHCPEC-026-Slendesta WD Potato Extract 5 percent powder 051003 specification sheet