White Kidney Bean is an American natural. Long known to be a highly nutritious source of fiber and minerals, it is now thought to interfere with the absorption of complex carbohydrates (pasta, breads, potatoes, etc.); and as a starch blocker, White Kidney Bean is said to be very helpful in weight loss programs. White Kidney Bean is a wonderful source of water-soluble and insoluble fiber that is very helpful for many bowel complaints and helps to prevent constipation. Research studies have shown that this fiber not only helps to increase stool bulk, but also helps prevent digestive disorders like irritable bowel syndrome and diverticulosis. Regarding weight loss, recent scientific studies have produced interesting results with respect to the use of White Kidney Bean. Apparently, it acts as a starch blocker. Alpha-amylase is an enzyme that plays a key role in the digestion of foods and is essential for the metabolizing of starchy carbohydrates Ingredients: White Kidney Bean Extract 500mg (1 capsule) DIRECTIONS: As a dietary supplement, take 1 capsule three times daily 15 to 20 minutes before meals.