Nutergia Ergypaïne Plus to reduce cellulite
Nutergia presents Ergypaïne plus, a natural supplement to combat cellulite and orange-peel skin.
When you’re trying to lose weight, it’s not just about shedding pounds. Most of you, in addition to wanting to refine your figure, also want to take the process a step further by taking care of the appearance of your skin, i.e. by getting rid of cellulite.
We tested Ergypaïne Plus, from Nutergia Laboratories.
Presentation and promises of Nutergia Ergypaïne Plus
Nutergia Ergypaïne Plus is a papaya, pineapple and grape-based supplement with 3 main actions:
- It tackles small areas of dimpled skin;
- It reduces orange-peel skin;
- It supports slimming and cellulite reduction.
The Nutergia laboratory recommends taking between 1 and 4 capsules of Ergypaïne Plus a day, between meals.
Nutergia Laboratories, manufacturers of Ergypaïne Plus
French laboratories Nutergia have specialized in micronutrition for over 25 years.
What is micronutrition? Micronutrition, or active cellular nutrition, is designed to restore the proper functioning of the body’s cells, and help the body regain its ability to detoxify and restructure itself.
This restructuring of the organism is achieved thanks to trace elements and other nutrients essential to the body.
Nutergia Laboratories currently market over 75 food supplements dedicated to balance and well-being.
The Nutergia website offers you the possibility of carrying out a quick, free nutritional assessment, to better target your needs.
Nutergia Ergypaïne Plus ingredients
Nutergia Ergypaïne Plus is made up of the following ingredients:
Bromelain is a group of enzymes found in pineapple.
These enzymes, members of the proteolytic enzyme family, are partially absorbed by the body and pass into the bloodstream.
Bromelain has a systemic effect on the body: it inhibits the production of prostaglandins (metabolites of arachidonic acid), which are responsible for certain inflammatory phenomena, and has a positive effect on the immune system.
As a protease enzyme, bromelain also digests proteins. It is also said to have an effect on overweight (by destroying collagen fibers) and cellulite (by eliminating water retention). Bromelain has no effect on fat breakdown.
2. Papaya and pineapple extracts:
Papaya contains catechins, powerful antioxidants that have been studied mainly in green tea.
Catechins have a positive effect on thermogenesis and fat oxidation, helping to reduce belly fat.
Papaya also contains carotenoids (beta-cryptoxanthin), which give it its orange color.
It also contains a precursor of vitamin A, which has anti-cancer activity and reduces the risk of arthrosclerosis.
Last but not least, papaya is high in fiber, which promotes a feeling of satiety.
Pineapple, in addition to its bromelain content already mentioned above, reinforces this feeling of satiety.
Papaya and pineapple are best known for their effect on the skin.
3. Grape extract:
Grape extract is a powerful anti-oxidant rich in flavonoids and vitamin E, which inhibits fat metabolism and effectively combats cellulite.
Nutergia Ergypaïne Plus and Science
To date, there is very little scientific data to support the efficacy of the blend of ingredients present in Nutergia Ergypaïne Plus.
Research is underway to confirm or refute the action of bromelain on fat cells.
Preliminary results seem promising, but require further investigation to be truly validated.
Moreover, bromelain’s action in inhibiting adipogenesis (fat cell formation) and reducing triglyceride levels has only been demonstrated in vitro.
Human trials are essential to validate the effects of this ingredient.
We would like to reference this recent study which assesses the enzymatic activity and stability of commercial bromelain incorporated into topical formulations.
(Source: NCBI. Postgraduate Program in Biosciences and Technology of Bioactive Products, Institute of Biology, University of Campinas (UNICAMP), Campinas, Brazil. Lourenço CB., Ataide JA., Cefali LC., Celia de Lencastre Novaes L., Moriel P., Silveira E., Tambourgi EB., Mazzola PG. Int J Cosmet Sci. 2016 Feb 1. doi: 10.1111/ics.12308).
A 2004 study investigated the efficacy of grape seed extract in relation to energy intake and satiety.
In a randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial, 51 subjects aged between 18 and 65 with a BMI (body mass index) of between 22 and 30kg/m² were studied. Based on the results obtained over a 24-hour period, this study concluded that grape seed extract could play an important role in body weight management.
We also cite this study which looked at the effects of papaya on skin aging and concluded that oral administration of a fermented papaya preparation, showed consistent and regulatory biological and genetic improvement of the skin.
(Source: NCBI. ReGenera Research Group for Aging Intervention, Milan, Italy. Dermatology Unit, CMP-Medical Center and Laboratories, Pavia, Italy. Department of Pediatrics, Mucosal Immunology and Biology Research Center, Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston,USA. Department of Nutrition and Food Hygiene, West China School of Public Health, Sichuan University, Chengdu, Sichuan, P.R.China. Virtus Medical Center, Ukraine Institute of Plastic Surgery and Dermatology, Odessa, Ukraine. Bertuccelli G., Zerbinati N., Marcellino M., Nanda Kumar NS., He F., Tsepakolenko V., Cervi J., Lorenzetti A., Marotta F. Exp Ther Med. 2016 Mar;11(3):909-916.Epub 2016 Jan 20).
Side effects and contraindications Ergypaïne Plus by Nutergia
Apparently, bromelain can cause some side effects such as upset stomach, diarrhea, vomiting or increased heart rate.
Some people may also develop an allergy to this ingredient.
The other ingredients in Nutergia Ergypaïne Plus do not appear to have any adverse effects.
However, it is worth remembering that pregnant or breast-feeding women should not take dietary supplements during this period. Minors and those undergoing medical treatment are also concerned by this warning.
Testimonials from Nutergia Ergypaïne Plus users
According to most users, Ergypaïne Plus is a supplement that gives good results, without being a miracle solution.
Nutergia’s Ergypaïne Plus is said to visibly reduce orange-peel skin and improve the appearance of the skin.
Price and guarantee
Ergypaïne Plus is available in local pharmacies or online, at prices ranging from 12 à 19€ per box of 60 capsules.
The manufacturer does not offer a guarantee on its product.
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