Dr. Amy Heaton, scientific consultant for NiGen BioTech, agrees: "When taken orally, the HCG hormone would be broken down and would never reach the bloodstream intact. That's why we formulated our branded HCG Solution to contain the full spectrum of human chorionic gonadotropin amino acid isolates derived from certified grade raw materials (the very purest materials available), combined with a proprietary extract that's been proven in two clinical trials to reduce the percentage of body fat.""We are happy to see that the results of the HCG study announced on the Dr. Oz Show in many ways mimic the studies conducted on the key extract in our branded HCG Solution," says Ms. Daines. "The key extract was proven to cause a significant loss in body fat (an average of 14.6%), so study subjects lost not just body weight, but unsightly, unhealthy body fat." Unlike the HCG drops condemned by Dr. Oz, the fat-burning component of The HCG Solution has been clinically proven. Two randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled, human clinical trials have been published in the literature regarding the weight-loss benefits of the key extract. The first study, published in 2007,( J. E. Oben, et al., 2007) involved individuals of both sexes who were classified as obese (BMI>30 kg/m 2). The volunteers received two daily doses in the form of capsules of either the key extract found in The HCG Solution (35 volunteers) or a placebo (33 volunteers) for 6 weeks, and each group consumed 2100 kilocalories/day. The capsules were identical in shape, color, and appearance, and neither the participants nor the researchers were informed as to which capsule each volunteer received. The volunteers' weights were measured after 12 hours of fasting using a Tanita™ scale at baseline and at the 6-week duration of the study. Results show that after only six weeks of supplementation, The HCG Solution key extract led to a significant weight reduction compared to placebo in the volunteers, which averaged 10.6 lbs compared to baseline. In contrast, the placebo did not yield any significant weight change despite both groups having consumed the same 2100 kilocalorie/day diet. These exciting results enticed investigators to carry out yet another clinical trial to further investigate the weight and fat loss properties of this powerful extract.