Garcinia Cambogia for Weight Loss

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What is Garcinia Cambogia?
Garcinia cambogia, also known as Malabar tamarind, is a tree that is native to South East Asia. The dried rind of garcinia cambogia fruit has a sour taste and is used primarily in cooking and as a condiment.

Garcinia Cambogia for Weight Loss
Hydroxycitric acid (HCA), an organic acid compound in garcinia cambogia, is used either alone or with other supplements for weight management.

It is suggested that HCA may promote weight loss by:
- inhibiting enzyme ATP citrate lyase, thereby preventing formation of fatty acids, cholesterol and triglycerides.
- increasing serotonin in the brain so that appetite is suppressed.
- inhibiting pancreatic alpha-amylase and intestinal alpha-glucosidase enzymes, thereby reducing conversion of carbohydrates into fat.

(Serotonin is a neurotrasmitter that regulates mood, sleep and appetite. Low levels of serotonin can cause depression, anxiety and emotional eating.)

Dr Oz Fat Buster: Garcinia Cambogia
Garcinia Cambogia was featured on Dr Oz show as a fat buster. When choosing a garcinia cambogia supplement, he suggests that looking for garcinia cambogia  with at least 50% HCA (active ingredient potassium) on the label. It is believed that HCA potassium salts are more effective than other HCA formulations.
Dr Oz recommended dosage is 500-1000mg to be taken on an empty stomach or 30-60 mins before meals, and not to exceed 3000 mg per day. For best results, combine it with regular exercise and healthy eating.

What’s the Best Garcinia Cambogia Extract Supplement?
Studies demonstrated the efficacy and superior bioavailability of Super CitriMax, a calcium-potassium salt of HCA derived from garcinia cambogia, in weight management.

Super CitriMax is a patented garcinia cambogia extract that contains at least 60% HCA for optimum potency. The calcium/potassium bound HCA in Super Citrimax is more soluble and better absorbed than other HCA extracts.

Where to Buy CitriMax Garcinia Cambogia Extract Supplement?
Life Extension HCA (CitriMax) is available at:
- WebVitamins




(Dr. Oz does not endorse any brand name or commercial supplier. Check with your physician or health-care provider before taking any such product.)

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