Can garcinia cambogia help with losing weight.
When considering a diet supplement, many are turning to garcinia cambogia. Is it a good choice, does it help, and is it safe?
All three of these questions are valid. We decided to find out if there are definitive answers.
What is Garcinia Cambogia
If you live in Asia, you may be aware of Garcinia gummi-gutta. It’s a small tropical fruit that is too sour to eat, but there has benefits as a spice or flavoring agent in cooking.
For our purposes, we are going to consider the rind of the pumpkin colored fruit.
Science has identified the rind to have a high concentration of hydroxycitric acid (HCA). The National Institute of Health said this. “Hydroxycitric acid has been identified as a potential supplement for weight management and as antiobesity agent.”
According to Authority Nutrition, supplements that contain HCA generally have levels between 20% and 60%. To be of value, the percentage of HCA needs to be 50% to 60%. [Continue Reading]