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LifeStyle Brands International LLC launched uvé, a naturally flavored and sweetened sparkling beverage that was formulated to help boost an individual’s healthy weight management efforts. Available in Black Cherry Lemonade, Apple Pomegranate and SuperFruit, each bottle contains WellTrimiG African mango seed extract, which is clinically proven to help decrease weight and waist circumference when 150 mg is taken twice daily before meals — the same dosage that is found in uvé. Other functional ingredients include Capros Indian gooseberry fruit extract with antioxidants to help maintain normal cardiovascular function; ChromeMate niacin-bound chromium to help promote normal insulin and cholesterol levels; and l-carnitine l-tartrate, which might prevent exercise fatigue and muscle weakness, the company says. Uvé is kosher, gluten-free and preservative-free, and all of its ingredients are generally recognized as safe (GRAS) approved. A 12-ounce bottle retails for approximately $2.49.
LifeStyle Brands International LLC, East Syracuse, N.Y.
Ingredients: Black Cherry Lemonade: Carbonated water, crystalline fructose, natural flavors, citric acid, fruit and vegetable juice, WellTrimiG African mango seed extract, l-carnitine l-tartrate, purified stevia extracts, Capros Indian gooseberry fruit extract and ChromeMate brand niacin-bound chromium.