Also known as: DHB, 6,7 dihydroxybergamottin
Chemical found in grapefruits that is responsible for fruits weight loss and metabolism boosting benefits.
What is It?
6 7-dihydroxybergamottin (DHB) is a furanocoumarin found in grapefuits, particularly the juice. DHB is the compound most often assoicated with the enhanced weight loss effects of the "Grapefruit Juice" diet.
What Does It Do?
Furanocoumarins, like DHB,interferes with the metabolism of drugs. Where DHB differs from its brethren is that it inhibits the oxidation of some drugs, thereby increasing the oral bioavailability of other ingredients it's ingested with.
Basically, DHB enhances absorption and remains in the bloodstream longer, yielding better results from supplements.
Benefits of DHB
Extends Half-Life of other Supplements
Improves Bioavailability of oral supplements