Feel Like Yourself, While Naturally Keeping Your Waist Trim

HOWARU® Shape is the latest innovation in the premium line of DuPont HOWARU® probiotics. Each of the HOWARU® probiotics is clinically-proven and designed to help users live their best lives. 

Tailor-made for people looking for a convenient weight management solution, HOWARU® Shape will help consumers control their body weight and shape.

A clinically-documented probiotic + prebiotic for weight management

In a study published in EBioMedicine, HOWARU®Shape (10B CFU B. lactis B420™ alone or in combination with 12g of prebiotic fiber Litesse® Ultra™ polydextrose) controlled body fat mass, trunk fat mass, waist circumference, and reduced energy intake in overweight adults*.

The six month gold-standard study conducted at four leading research centers demonstrated that both the probiotic alone and probiotic in combination with the prebiotic fiber Litesse® Ultra™ delivers strong weight management benefits. These impressive results were obtained with no change to participants’ diet or exercise habits.

Another recent study has found that dietary supplementation with the B420™ strain increases the relative abundance of Akkermansia muciniphila in the gut microbiota – a bacterium linked with improved metabolic health and anti-inflammatory properties.

*Probiotics Patent family: WO2010/146568 and WO2011/013106 European patent applications filed April 2016: EP16165376 + EP16165379

HOWARU® Shape is here to help

In 2014, more than 1.9 billion adults were overweight, and more than 600 million of those were classified as obese. Consumers continue to look for answers, as seen with the growth of weight management supplements to an over $5 billion industry. 

This health and market trend is why we created HOWARU® Shape, a probiotic formula that’s clinically proven to keep your waist trim without requiring changes to diet or exercise. 

HOWARU® Shape benefits:

  • 4.5% less total body fat mass
  • 6.7% less trunk fat
  • 1 inch (2.6cm) less waist circumference*
  • Helps to reduce calorie consumption
  • No stimulants are included, so consumers will feel like themselves
  • Proven safe, effective, and well tolerated
  • Highly stable product for capsule or sachet

DuPont offers customers:

  • The widest range of stable, clinically documented probiotics
  • Unrivalled dietary supplement formulation expertise
  • Application in novel delivery formats
  • Specialized sales and technical support
  • Expert legal and regulatory support
  • Finished product format options

*Compared to placebo


Related Products

HOWARU® probiotics can be found in health-enhancing food and beverages and supplements around the world. Featured here are just a few examples of consumer-ready products that feature HOWARU® probiotics.
How are you? is the question we probably ask each other most often. With HOWARU® in your everyday diet, you can give a positive answer – and mean it.
HOWARU® Balance Probiotics gives two great health benefits in one pre-blended concentrate or consumer-ready finished format. Optimized to strengthen digestive and immune health in a specific age group.
The Probiotic HOWARU® Bifido is the better bifido. It’s efficacious, stable and one of the most clinically studied probiotic strains available today.
The probiotic HOWARU® Dophilus was the first probiotic strain to have its genome fully sequenced and is supported by a long list of successful clinical studies focused on digestive health.
HOWARU® Feminine Health features clinically-documented probiotic strains for vaginal health and overall feminine wellness.
HOWARU® Protect Probiotics is a range of clinically-documented formulations that are optimised to meet specific consumer needs to help maintain natural immune defenses.
HOWARU® Restore Probiotics is a safe and effective way to strengthen gut health.
HOWARU® Rhamnosus Probiotics is a strain of superior quality that is clinically proven as a safe and effective means to maintain the body’s immune system.
Our HOWARU® probiotic cultures are internationally recognized as safe for consumption. But, when it comes to dosage levels and potential health claims, legislation can vary by country.

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