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Struggling to eat less fat? Want an easy way to reduce calories from fats from your meals? Proactol Plus could be the solution for you by blocking nearly a third of fats in your meal.

Making even small changes to your diet or sticking to restrictive diet plans is not easy and the reason why most diets fail. Proactol Plus claims to makes these changes for you by subtly influencing your diet, but does it work?

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Proactol Plus Pros

  • Proven to block up to 27.4% of dietary fats in your meal
  • Low risk of side effects

Proactol Plus Cons

  • Premium supplement and cost may put some consumers off
  • Guarantee guidelines must be followed exactly
  • Very slow weight loss
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Proactol Plus

So What Is Proactol Plus?

Proactol Plus Facts

  • Proven track record on the market for 5 years
  • Certified medical device under Medical Device Directive 93/42/EEC in Europe
  • 2011 Human Trial showed 70% achieving positive weight loss results

Proactol Plus is owned by Claire Brentwood, a former dieter who got sick and tired of dieting products that simply didn’t work. She has been reported to have been so impressed by Proactol Plus she bought the company!

We were able to contact Proactol Plus directly as they have 3 dedicated customer support lines. We tried both the UK and US numbers and whilst we didn’t manage to speak to Claire [;)], we did speak to a very knowledgeable and helpful customer support person!

Proactol Plus is a fat binder and appetite suppressant that uses a natural fibre found in cactus called Opuntia ficus-indica, also known as prickly pear.

The fibres help to make some of the fat in your diet too large to be digested, Proactol Plus gets rid of some of this fat so it passes naturally through your body without being absorbed.

In just under 4 months, student Lauren Cobbs has managed to lose 1 stone 11lbs by taking Proactol as part of a healthy diet..

Proactol Plus case study

Feedback from some consumers have reported reservations in buying Proactol Plus due to the price. The fact is Proactol Plus is one of the few over the counter diet pills that has approved medical device status.

Proactol Plus have invested heavily into clinical trials to back up weight loss claims making it more expensive than other diet pills. The old saying “you get what you pay for” comes to mind though!

Proactol Plus Benefits:

  • Can block 27% of fats in your meals – reducing your daily calories by 295 kcals!
  • May prevent hunger and food cravings so that you eat less
  • Clinically proven to work and has approved medical device status (MDD 93/42/EEC) for weight management

What Are The Ingredients For Proactol Plus?

Proactol Plus uses a natural fibre found in cactus plant called Opuntia ficus-indica (also known as prickly pear).

One fibre is non-soluble that binds with fats in your stomach from your meal making them harder to digest. The other fibre is soluble which works to slow down digestion helping you to feel fuller and so less hungry!

How Proactol Plus Works

Unlike many diet pills ingredients, especially the synthetic ones found in many stimulant based fat burners, the ingredients in Proactol Plus are suitable for vegetarians.

Here is the full list of ingredients based on a serving size of 3 tablets:

  • Opuntia ficus-indica (1.605g)
  • Dietary fibre (1g)
  • Calcium (195mg)
  • Carbohydrate (2g)

Any side effects with Proactol Plus?

Proactol Plus uses 100% natural ingredients and unlike many fat burners contains no stimulants. You will unlikely suffer from any negative side effects whilst taking this supplement.

On the rare occasion side effects have been reported they are temporary such as mild headaches and an increased heart rate. Taking Proactol Plus in the correct dosage will ensure you minimise any chances of side effects.

Any Proactol Plus Reviews From Customers?

Proactol Plus has a solid track record in helping real people manage and reduce their weight. There are a number of real-life success stories from people that were in the same position as you!

So Does Proactol Plus Work?

Proactol Plus looks to have the most robust clinical trials out of most (if not all the) diet pills we have reviewed.

There are currently 6 clinical and pre-clinical trials on Proactol, including recently a completely independent Human Study in 2011.

The trial included 98 women aged between 18-35, living in the UK, who kept a daily food diary and took Proactol Plus. Results found that 70% of the group reported a positive change in weight after the trial!

Overall the clinical data has proven that Proactol Plus reduces the fat intake from your diet between between 23% and 28.3%, which means you can significantly reduce calories from fat with this supplement.

Where can I Buy Proactol Plus?

One month costs £34.95 (approximately $68.95), you can make incredible savings when you buy 2 months + 1 month FREE offer for £69.95 making it a very reasonable £23 (approximately 30$) per box. You also get a FREE box of Pure Acai Berry + free shipping!

Purchases of 4 months supply or more is backed by an 180-day money-back guarantee, one of the longest guarantees we have seen for diet pills, but you do have to follow fairly strict guidelines in order to qualify.

Watchdog Verdict

Proactol Plus is considered one of the better fat binders on the market and from consumer feedback looks to have less side effects that other similar products.

We liked the fact there are real clinical trials suggesting you can reduce dietary fat intake without massive changes to your diet.

So far so good, however it’s worth noting that calories blocked by this supplement will be fairly low and so weight loss will likely be very slow (you can read our article on fat binders: do the calories stack up here).

The manufacturers of Proactol Plus are so confident that it can work for you they offer a 180-day money-back guarantee. So if your not entirely satisfied you can simply contact them and request a refund! But remember the guarantee is not available on EVERY purchase but on purchases of 4 months or more and as long as you adhere to the guidelines.

If you are looking for a fat binding diet pill that has minimal side effects and can reduce calorie consumption then Proactol Plus is a good choice. Not the cheapest of diet pills on the market but a premium rate product that has been demonstrated to work.

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21 comments to “Proactol Plus”

  1. Anna says:

    I first found out about proactol when looking online for xls fat binder. I decided in the end to go for proactol as its a lot cheaper, only taken for 2 days and yet to weight myself but feel like I eat less. These are not overnight magic pills so will check the scales the end of the week :)

    • Mrs Gee says:

      I was looking at this website and more inclined to go with the Proactol but waiting to see how you get on…… Fingers crossed for you.

  2. VINCE LEADER says:

    I have ordered 3 months supply plus an extra 2months.
    I tried alli a few years ago with great results but a lot of side effects.
    I have already lost 2 stone with diet and exercise but have hit a wall on losing my last stone and a half.
    Hopefully this will help me.

  3. kerry says:

    Can someone help me please.

    i have an underactive Thyriod and take medication for this.
    can i still take these tablets to help me losse a few stone??

    • Watchdog Staff says:

      Hi Kerry,
      Thanks for your comment. As with any diet pills, if you’re taking prescription medication you are advised to speak to your health professional/GP to ensure its safe for you to take both at the same time. They will be fully aware of your medical history and will be best to advise you.
      Diet Pills Watchdog Team.

    • shirley says:

      Did you get an answer to this..as i am also on thyroidoid tablets…

  4. katty says:

    is this product suitable for vegetarians.

  5. Kely says:

    This product is rubbish…just waste of time…took it for 2 months and gained 3 kgs

    • Watchdog Staff says:

      Hi Kely,
      We were very surprised to hear your results. Did you change anything such as your diet or exercise? Taking a weight loss supplement certainly shouldn’t cause you to gain weight and we haven’t heard of this before. Any further information would be most useful.
      Kind regards,
      Diet Pills Watchdog Team.

  6. laura says:

    Is the highest amout of calories these tablets block 295 per day? And also what colour should these tablets be ?

  7. trina says:

    i started using it on the 6th of december and hpe to see results by the end of the mnth,,,,,atleast something hoping for the best,,

  8. tasneem says:

    Is it available in South Africa?

  9. seema says:

    Hi,please advise if this is sold in South Africa

    • Watchdog Staff says:

      Hi Seema,
      The official site appears to offer the option to ship to “South Africa” and they shouldn’t anything in there that customs will be concerned with. To double check we would suggest contacting the manufacturer for the latest information.
      Regards,
      Diet Pills Watchdog

  10. ClaireM says:

    Interesting that the women in the study did two things. 1. Took the pills. 2. Kept a food diary.

    There is lots of research showing that women keeping a food diary tend to eat less.

    How can we know that taking the pills did more than just keeping a food diary would?

  11. peter s says:

    hi i have the diet plate and bowl and i use my rower for 30 to 35 mins a day having 1 to 2 days split rest a week also i take prosolution pills my doctor tolled me they would help my over active bladder i would like to know if i can take proactol plus and would it help me lose weight i`am 39 and 18 stone 13 pound i put the weight when i became my mums full time carer please help

  12. sofia says:

    I don’t eat a lot of fatty/greasy meals (maybe none) but I do eat a lot of sugar from candy/gummies/etc (don’t like chocolate) and from fruit. Do you think Proactol would still be effective for me or should I chose another supplement?

  13. sofia says:

    With very slow weight loss- what do you mean? How long before it works (with diet and exercise of course)?

    • Watchdog Staff says:

      Hi Sofia,
      Are article on “fat binders: do the calories stack up?” best outlines how fat binders can be a slow way to lose weight. Actual weight loss will depend on the amount of fat in your diet. So in simple terms, eating a diet comprising 40% fat means you could block up to 240 Kcalories per day, which equates to 1/2lb per week (2lb per month).
      You can see the article here: http://www.dietpillswatchdog.com/fat-binders-do-the-calories-really-stack-up/
      Regards,
      Diet Pills Watchdog Team

  14. Maria says:

    I receiced my proactol year ago,still in my cupboard ,i was scared to take it as it has no expired date.

  15. JC says:

    I’m trying to lose weight but I’m struggling as I eat very well but I never have time to exercise as I am always in work. Would these pills still work on me? Will I lose a good amount of weight?

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