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Maybe you have heard about Garcinia Cambogia and the magic it does to people seeking to shed a few extra pounds. But do you know exactly what this product is? Do you know where it is sourced from and how it helps people lose weight? Are you aware of the places where it can be found at the most affordable rates? In case you are interested in using it, are there any risks you need to be aware of? Other than weight loss, are there any other benefits of using this product that has been praised by many? Well, read on and you will find answers to all of your questions.


Also known as the Malabar tamarind, Garcinia cambogia is a tropical fruit that is reputably known for its weight-loss capabilities. It does this by stopping the body from producing more fat and reduces your appetite. It can also help control your cholesterol levels and is normally packed in bottles and can be bought across the shelves in health stores but it can also be directly mixed with other ingredients used in the making of diet products.

Garcinia cambogia originated from India, Indonesia and some parts of Asia and Africa. For centuries, the natives of these countries have been using the extracts of this product as additives to meals. Tamarind, where the extract comes is almost the size of a small pumpkin. Various studies have been conducted to ascertain its effectiveness, and currently, it is used by people trying to lose weight, including some celebrities.


Garcinia cambogia has hydroxycitric acid,or HCA, an active ingredient that improves the burning of fats in your system and reduces your appetite. Studies indicate that it has citrate lyase, an enzyme used by your body to produce fat. To reduce your appetite Garcinia cambogia increases the levels of your brain’s serotonin, which is a neurotransmitter that is released when you are fully satisfied. This means that cravings for food, even when you are not hungry are suppressed. On top of that, it is also an ideal supplement for people to utilize glucose in their bodies, making it a perfect alternative for people with diabetes.


  1. Appetite Suppressant: As discussed earlier, Garcinia Cambogia is an amazing hunger suppressant and can help you increase your body’s metabolism for enhanced metabolism rate. This way, you end up losing weight with ease.
  2. Boosts Energy:By helping your body to ward off calorie intake from the production of fats to the manufacturing of glycogen. In the end, you energy levels are boosted.
  3. Low Carbohydrate Diet: If you have unsuccessfully been trying to stick to a low carb diet, then Garcinia Cambogia will come in handy. It is known to suppress the cravings for carbohydrates by boosting your brain’s serotonin levels that eventually leads to reduced hunger for carbohydrates.
  4. Immune System: A weak immune system exposes you to various infections and diseases because of the free radicals. Garcinia Cambogia can enhance your immune system and strengthen your body’s protection against germs and diseases. It will also guard you against some disorders like flu symptoms, swelling, and colic and bowel complaints. It has also been said to cure sore throat and liver disorders.
  5. Ulcers: Your stomach’s acidity can also be lowered becauseGarcinia Cambogiahelps raise your stomach’s mucosal defense, reducing the seriousness of ulcers.


The Medical Association of America published a study that seemed to support the fact that, if used correctly, Garcinia Cambogia can really help users lose weight. However, it is important that you get in touch with your doctor before you start using this supplement to determine whether your body is fit for it. Despite the fact that the product has been in use for decades doesn’t mean that it fits just anyone even though it is safe for ingestion. The following people are especially advised to be cautious and consult their physicians before use;

  • Those with problems with dementia and Alzheimer’s disease
  • Pregnant or nursing mothers
  • Diabetics (even though it is recommended for control of insulin levels)
  • Those already using various medications to help decrease their cholesterol levels


Other than their availability in health stores, you can purchase Garcinia cambogia online on e-commerce stores that sell various health supplies and supplements. The product is fairly priced but you have to ensure that you go through the label to ascertain that ingredients have been listed on the package. This is because there are some fake products being sold as Garcinia cambogia by smart business people who understand the value of this product and taking advantage of the souring demand. No artificial ingredients should be included in the product, if you suspect, get clarification from the vendor but it is safer you try out some other seller.

Experts recommend that adults take approximately 500 mg with every meal but daily intake shouldn’t exceed 2500 mg daily. You can shed off between 2 and 4 pounds monthly with this product. You shouldn’t however neglect other weight loss activities just because you are using Garcinia cambogia; combine it with a balanced diet and daily routine.

Finally, it is also important to point out that using Garcinia Cambogia alone is not going to do wonders for you. You must learn to combine it with the right exercises, lifestyle, diet, among other weight-loss measures.

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