According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, an astonishing two of every three American adults are overweight. Simply put, being overweight poses grave health risks for aging adults. Excess fat can unleash a cascade of pathological effects in the body, damaging every cell and organ system while increasing the risk of age-related health problems.A recently published study in the Journal of the American Medical Association found that overweight adults who followed a program of modest caloric restriction achieved significant reductions in body fat mass in just six months, while improving the ability of cells to normally utilize insulin.A natural plant extract discovered in Europe has been found to dramatically suppress appetite without stimulatory effects. Extracted from the nuts of the Korean pine, (Pinus koraiensis), pinolenic acid stimulates the release of two of the body's most powerful hunger suppressing hormones: CCK (cholecystokinin) and GLP-1 (glucagon-like peptide-1). This not only helps the body digest fats better, but also sends a feeling of satiety or "fullness" to the brain, decreasing the desire to eat and helping to control excessive calorie intake. Life Extension's Natural Appetite Control formula was developed for adults seeking to lower their calorie intake and maintain a successful, long term weight management program. Each softgel of Natural Appetite Control provides 1000 mg of a standardized extract of Korean pine nuts containing the highest concentration of pinolenic acid found in any pine nut species. This supplement should be taken in conjunction with a healthy diet and regular exercise program. Results may vary.