Garcinia Cambogia, a pumpkin like fruit that has been called through many names such as “Malabar tamarind, “brindleberry” and kudam puli”. This small and sweet citric fruit is found in Indonesia and is popular due to its amazing weight loss properties. In the old times, Garcinia Cambogia is usually used for cooking but recently many studies have found that it has potential in becoming a great weight loss supplement. You can buy Garcinia cambogia from any health and supplement stores or in online shops in the form of pill or powder. It is sometimes included as an ingredient in some low cholesterol snack bars that you can find at a typical grocery store near you.
This natural fruit has an active ingredient called Hydroxycitric Acid or HCA. Research says that it has the ability to suppress your appetite. It blocks the enzymes called citrate lyase which is the one responsible for creating fats in the body. It increases the brain’s serotine level that can make you feel less hungry or not hungry at all. One of the most amazing benefits of this fruit is that it can make metabolism more efficient. Amazing isn’t it?
If you are planning to consume Garcinia Cambogia, make sure you do not have asthma, anemia, are not currently taking any medicines for diabetes, or pain reliever because it may result to negative effects that may lead to a serious complication.
Because garcinia cambogia has hydroxycitric acids that prevents the citrate lyase from transforming sugar into fats, it can be a big help to lower the blood cholesterol in the body. This citrus fruit also contains vitamin C to improve the immune system in to the body. It can also reduce depression, acts like a stress reliever and boosts energy levels especially when working out. That’s a big help if you are trying to burn off fats.
Garcinia cambogia is a natural supplement that does not have any serious side effects, but according to research you may experience minor dizziness, diarrhea, dry mouth, stomach upset and headaches.
Last 2009, FDA informed everyone about using weight loss pills products that has garcinia cambogia as its main ingredient because some consumers reported that they had liver problems after using the supplements. It was not clear if the garcinia cambogia is the main reason for that problem because the other supplements may contain added ingredients. It is also good to note that you should not take garcinia cambogia if you are pregnant, breast feeding or have liver problems just to be safe.
If you really want to lose weight, try taking garcinia cambogia and match it with a proper workout routine and a healthy balanced diet. Make it a habit to eat the right foods for your body and do not let yourself starve, instead try eating foods that are less in cholesterol and carbohydrates so there would be less chances for you gaining more weight. Once you have decided to take the garcinia cambogia, you need to talk to your doctor for the recommended dosage so you can start losing weight in no time.