What Is It?
CarbCrave Complex is designed to help lessen appetite and
curb excessive carbohydrate intake by supporting healthy
brain chemistry and mood.*
Uses For CarbCrave Complex
CarbCrave Complex supports healthy
neurotransmitter metabolism, affecting the appetite
and mood centers of the brain. 5-HTP is a precursor
for serotonin, the same neurotransmitter released by
the consumption of carbohydrates and associated with
enhanced mood. At the same time, dl-phenylalanine
supports dopamine and epinephrine production,
responsible for the sensation of well-being. Vitamin B
is integral as a cofactor for neurotransmitter synthesis.
Rhodiola and ashwagandha are believed to encourage
the activities of these neurotransmitters while strength
ening the body’s resistance to stress and fatigue,
common triggers for undesirable eating behaviors.
Research indicates that Sensoril
promotes relaxation and maintains healthy cortisol levels.
It is these actions that may be responsible for its
supportive effects on glucose and fat metabolism. Both
chromium picolinate and Relora
the potential to promote more healthful patterns of
carbohydrate and energy intake in adult subjects. In one
study involving 49 volunteers prone to eating under
helped reduce stress-related snacking of
sweets by 76%. In another trial, chromium picolinate
supplementation helped reduce carbohydrate intake and
Cravings and appetite are influenced by many factors,
only some of which may be affected by the ingredients in
What Is The Source?
Chromium is derived from the lime of rock.
5-Hydroxytryptophan is derived from
seed. Pyridoxal 5’phosphate (activated B
and dl-phenylalanine are synthetic. Relora
from a proprietary blend of patented extracts from
Trim ashwagandha extract is derived from
root and leaf.
is derived from the root and standardized to contain
3% total rosavins and min. 1% salidrosides. Ascorbyl
palmitate is derived from corn dextrose fermentation and
palm oil. Hypo-allergenic plant fiber is derived from pine
is a trademark of Next Pharmaceuticals, Inc. U.S.
Trim is a trademark of Natreon, Inc. and is
protected under U.S. Patent 6,713,092.
Pure Encapsulations recommends two capsules three
times per day, in divided doses, with or before meals.
Are There Any Potential Side Effects Or
Not to be taken by pregnant or lactating women.
Ingredients in this formula can cause gastrointestinal
side effects such as heartburn, stomach pain,
belching and flatulence, nausea, vomiting and diarrhea.
Chromium has have been associated with headaches,
sleep disturbances, mood changes or painful joints.
Consult your physician for more information.
Are There Any Potential Drug Interactions?
This formula may be contra-indicated with SSRI
medications or MAO inhibitors. Avoid taking phenylalanine
with Levadopa and neuroleptic medications. Chromium
may alter the absorption of thyroid medications.
This formula should be taken at least 30 minutes after
thyroid medications. Consult your physician for more