By Kathy Mitchell on June 7, 2013   Last Modified: October 23, 2014

Sea-Thin Reviews: How Safe and Effective Is This Pill?

Sea-Thin Reviews: How Safe and Effective Is This Pill?
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Sea-Thin Overview

Sea-Thin is a product that, as the name suggests, is based on marine vegetables. The ingestion of sea products has become quite popular recently, partly due to the sushi trend and interest in kelp supplements. It is known that, as the makers of Sea-Thin point out, sea vegetables have long been a part of the Japanese and Chinese diet which has resulted in generally lower levels of certain health problems in these countries.

Sea-Thin is one of a variety of health and dietary supplements from the company Specialty Nutrition Products. The company seems to have a good reputation in the industry, having won awards for ‘ground-breaking’ products in the past (The Golden Egg Award). The Sea-Thin website is a well put together and easily navigated site, though at the time of writing, some sections were still under construction. It has a good FAQ section which answers questions positively without making the product seem too good to be true. The website also offers the consumer links to two downloadable independent studies, and a list of further reading on the topic of seaweed health benefits, from such sources as the BBC, WebMD and Heartinfo.org.

Despite all this, there are some negative reviews to be found regarding the use of seaweed and marine vegetables as a weigh loss tool, and more specifically the product Sea-Thin. Some sources state that there is no significant proof that the product works, calling the trend a ‘flash in the pan’. Another website gives Sea-Thin a rating of 82 out of one hundred diet products.

Sea-Thin – Product Description

Sea-Thin

There is a lot of information to be found regarding the ingredients in Sea-Thin, which is mainly a blend of brown seaweed and cold-pressed pomegranate oil. The seaweed contains concentrated fucoxanthin, an original marine thermogenic. It appears that it is this ingredient that is responsible for aiding weight loss by affecting fat metabolism. The iodine found in seaweed is also thought to stimulate the thyroid gland which is equally beneficial. The company claims that unlike other thermogenics, those found in their product are non-stimulating, therefore not causing ‘jitters’ or restlessness. Sea-Thin is available in bottles of 90 soft-gel capsules, which, taken 3 times a day, is a one month supply. The capsules are made of gelatine, which would not be suitable for vegetarians and the product may have come into contact with soy, wheat and anchovies.

Sea-Thin Advantage

  • There is solid evidence that seaweed has some health benefits,
  • The company provides further reading for the consumer plus independent research.
  • Specialty Nutrition Products, the manufacturers, are a reputable company.
  • The product is available in retail stores.
  • The product is very easy to take, just one, three times daily.

Sea-Thin Drawbacks

  • No customer testimonials are given by the company.
  • The product does not rate highly on independent consumer reports.
  • The company offers no money back guarantees.
  • Although Sea-thin does not contain many ingredients, the explanation on the website is somewhat lengthy, technical and confusing.

Sea-Thin – The Bottom Line

Sea-Thin does not seem to have a great reputation as a weight loss product and is just one of many on the market that use sea vegetables as the major ingredient. The pricing of Sea-Thin varies a lot, depending on where it is bought. The Sea-Thin website offers a 90-capsule bottle for $39.95, Walgreens sells it for $29.99 and the manufacturers list it on their site for $19.99.

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Expert Author : Kathy Mitchell (Consumer Health Digest)

Kathy Mitchell is an American content writer and MA in English literature. She is writing articles on health fitness for weight loss and cellulite creams. She is contributing to ConsumerHealthDigest.com since 2011.

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