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A Miracle Superfruit? All About the Health Benefits of Garcinia Cambogia

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Garcinia gummi-gutta  (formally scientifically known as Garcinia Cambogia) is a species of garnica tree native to Indonesia, and also found in Asia, Africa, and India. The fruit itself resembles a small pumpkin that can range in size from that of a small orange to a larger grapefruit, and is generally green when unripe, and varies in color once ripened from red, orange, yellow to brown.

And this is no sweet treat!  Sour and acidic, this fleshy fruit has long been used as a digestive aid in Ayurveda.  The bitter rind and extracts of garcinia are most often used in cooking, as an ingredient in curries, or used as a condiment.   It is also thought that the consumption of garnica can act as an appetite suppressant, making meals more filling and satisfying.  The natural extract in the rind of the fruit, called hydroxycitric acid or HCA is thought to block levels of citrate lyase in the body, an important enzyme that helps with the creation of fat cells from carbs.  Hence why back in 2012, Dr. Oz touted the fruit as a miracle weight loss aid, and there has been a massive increase in consumer demand for it.  Although there aren’t a ton of clinical studies to support the idea of using garnica in this way, it has still garnered a boat load of media attention regardless and the idea does hold exciting potential.

Not looking to drop pounds?  Me neither.  But there are a few other reasons you may want to give garnica a go:

  • It is believed it can help manage cortisol (stress) hormone levels
  • It may assist in increasing serotonin levels, which can help level out mood swings

As always, consult your health care provider before adding any new supplement to your diet.  Some experience nausea, digestive tract discomfort, or headaches with garnica use.

1. Genesis Today Garcinia Cambogia

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Every serving of Genesis Today’s Garcinia Cambogia extract is standardized to contain 60% HCA, with the addition of  black pepper extract to encourage absorption of HCA.  Absolutely no binders or fillers.

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Mukesh
7 Months Ago

I have also used garcinia cambogia and reduced my weight without any side effects. Garcinia Cambogia is a tropical fruit that is also known as Garcinia gummi-gutta or Malabar tamarind. The rind of the fruit contains an active ingredient called Hydroxycitric Acid (HCA), which is responsible for its much touted fat-burning and appetite-suppressing properties.
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Nargis
2 Years Ago

hey guys here is a weight loss product for female which is created by garcinia cambogia. It\'s a trail version and you can check this for free http://bit.ly/1xF0ACj


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