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Appletrim, or cider vinegar in capsules!

appletrim-boiteAppletrim, as some of you might have guessed, contains apple extract (Apple!), but not just any apple extract! It contains cider vinegar, the stuff you’d expect to find in every grandmother’s kitchen! It seems that this vinegar has proved its worth in slimming, and more and more products contain it. Many women want to shed unwanted pounds, but also want to stay healthy. So what could be more natural than trying to lose weight with completely natural ingredients? How does a product like Appletrim intend to “seduce” us into proving its slimming virtues? Let’s take a closer look at this product.

Appletrim: presentation and promises

Appletrim bases its effectiveness on the virtues of cider vinegar, the main ingredient in its slimming formula. According to the manufacturer, these capsules can:

  • Improve the digestive system;
  • Strengthen the immune system;
  • Improve thyroid function;
  • Balance blood sugar levels;
  • Boost metabolism.

Appletrim is designed to promote the proper functioning of the general metabolism and thus aid weight loss. What’s more, its positive action on thyroid function could counteract the weight-gain effects generated by a dysfunction of this gland.

The manufacturer of Appletrim

Appletrim is a product of the American firm Newton Everett Biotech, which is not entirely new to regular readers of, since we have already tested some of their slimming supplements, such as Oxotrim, Advantrim, Xanthadrene or even Juice Rite. Newton Everett Biotech is world-renowned for its reliability, from ingredient selection through to marketing, including the manufacturing processes and scientific research behind its various formulations.

Appletrim ingredients

Appletrim’s key ingredients are :
vinaigre-de-cidreCider vinegar: This is Appletrim’s main ingredient. Cider vinegar has been used for hundreds of years as a natural remedy, treating many ailments. It has the ability to naturally alkalize the body’s pH, which significantly reduces the risk of disease, including cancer. A body that is too acidic can also be the cause of inflammatory phenomena, and of the body’s difficulty in effectively ridding itself of toxins. But that’s not all, and the benefits of cider vinegar are far more numerous. It improves digestion, alleviates allergy symptoms, reduces heartburn and nausea, and treats a number of skin conditions. It also helps regulate blood sugar levels.

varechKelp: Kelp is a natural blend of algae with appetite-suppressant and metabolism-activating properties. It also has anti-oxidant and energizing properties. To find out more about this algae, read our full article HERE.

glucomannaneGlucomannan : These fibers come from konjac. Water-soluble, they swell and increase in volume in the stomach on contact with various gastric fluids. The result is a greater, longer-lasting feeling of satiety, and a reduction in the calories ingested through food. Konjac fibers also help regulate blood sugar and cholesterol levels.

vitamine-b6Vitamin B6: Plays an important role in the optimal functioning of fat metabolism, and acts positively on the secretion of serotonin, a hormone that influences the sensation of satiety and regulates appetite.

pamplemousseGrapefruit: Grapefruit is rich in fiber, which improves intestinal transit and appetite regulation. Grapefruit is also very rich in vitamin C and antioxidants, making it a good ingredient for boosting the immune system. As a citrus fruit, it is also reputed to enhance fat burning.

In addition to these components, we also find chromium, soy lecithin, gelatin, maltodextrin, silica and magnesium stearate. The manufacturer claims that the product contains no salt, gluten, milk, eggs, shellfish, wheat, yeast or preservatives.

Appletrim and science

Cider vinegar has been the subject of several clinical studies, all of which have validated its slimming virtues. One study found that those who ate a piece of bread with cider vinegar felt fuller than those who ate bread alone.

In another study, overweight Japanese participants were grouped according to weight, body mass index (BMI) and waist circumference. Members of each group drank 30 ml, 15 ml or 0 ml of the vinegar daily for 12 weeks. People who drank 30 ml and 15 ml had lower BMI, visceral fat and waist circumference than those in the control group who didn’t drink cider vinegar.

A study published in the Journal of Functional Foods found that drinking cider vinegar before a meal reduced blood sugar release and improved insulin sensitivity. The study’s lead author, Carol Johnston, MD, associate director of the School of Nutrition and Health Promotion at Arizona State University, noted, “Acetic acid, the main component of vinegar, can interfere with the body’s ability to digest starch.” It’s the ability to block starch that can help you lose weight. Johnston explains, “If you interfere with starch digestion, there’s less of it turning into calories in the bloodstream. Over time, this could have a subtle effect on weight”.

Appletrim side effects

According to its manufacturer, Appletrim is made exclusively from natural ingredients that do not cause adverse health effects or mild side effects. As a precautionary measure, pregnant and breast-feeding women are advised not to take Appletrim slimming capsules. Remember, too, that for any dietary supplement you decide to add to your nutritional system, you must stop taking it immediately and consult your doctor if you notice anything abnormal.

How to take Appletrim

Appletrim should be taken in doses of 1 to 2 capsules, 3 times a day, before meals. Drink plenty of fluids throughout the day.

Testimonials from Appletrim users

There are several testimonials on the web about Appletrim, all very positive. This cider vinegar-based slimming supplement is said to have produced good results for those who have tried it, with significant weight loss.

Appletrim price and guarantee

Appletrim is sold in bottles of 180 capsules, for a 90-day (3-month) course of treatment, at a price of 32,99€.

On its official website, the manufacturer clearly states that customers can return purchased products, for any reason, against reimbursement. However, it doesn’t specify any duration, so we assume it’s open! It also undertakes not to resell any returned products, as a pledge of manufacturing quality and service.


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  • Rih

    Thanks to Cedric for the answer and to Stéphanie for the question. I had tried to contact them but got no answer.

    Too bad it’s an animal gelatin that covers vegetable ingredients…

    • Cédric Pastori

      Hi Rih,
      You’re welcome! Thank you for stopping by and participating in the website.

      All the best.

  • Ste

    Thank you for all this information.

    I always have cider vinegar at home, I would like to take these capsules except that I would like to know what type of gelatin is in them. Merci par avance.


    • Cédric

      Hello Ste,
      Thank you very much for visiting our site and for your message.

      I contacted the manufacturer of Appletrim and asked them about the source of the gelatin. Here’s their reply:
      Dear Cedric,
      Thank you for your email.

      Our gelatin is from beef. Thank you again and please let us know if you have any additional questions, we’ll be happy to help.

      Kind regards,
      Newton Everett Customer Support
      According to the manufacturer, the gelatin included in the Appletrim formula is of bovine origin. I hope I’ve answered your question.

      Have a great weekend!

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