The benefits of Garcinia Cambogia


Garcinia Cambogia is an extract from the fruit of the Garcinia gummi-gutta tree. The scientific name for the tree was previously Garcinia cambogia but has since been changed to Garcinia gummi-gutta. The term Garcinia cambogia is now only used for the health supplement.

Garcinia Cambogia is said to have a large number of health benefits but is primarily marketed as a weight loss supplements. The extract is believed to be able to help you to lose weight in 3 different ways.

Increased metabolic rate

Garcinia Cambogia extract is believed to be able to increase your metabolic rate and allow you to burn more calories. Burning more calories makes it easier to lose weight since you need to burn more calories than you eat to be able to lose weight.

Increased energy

Garcinia Cambogia is believed to be able to provide you with extra energy that allows you to train harder and make it easier to lose weight. Diet supplements often contain both Garcinia Cambogia and caffein to increase this energy boost.

Reduced appetite

Some people feel that Garcinia Cambogia can help reduce their habitat and make it easier to stick to a diet. Not all users feel this effect, and there are other supplements such as Yerba Mate tea that are more effective at suppressing your appetite if this is your goal.

Does Garcinia Cambogia work

There have been many studies performed on whether Garcinia Cambogia can increase your metabolic rate or not. Studies in rats show that the supplement can help increase the metabolic rate in rats. Studies in humans have shown more mixed results. Some studies show that the supplement can help you lose weight while other studies show that the supplement has little to no effect. It seems like the effectiveness of the supplement is dependent on the diet you eat. It seems to be effective ion humans who have a diet rich in protein and in fat while it seems to be less effective if you have a high carb diet. The only way to find out for sure if the supplements work for you is to try it. Luckily it is not very expensive and yo can try it for a month for less than USD 20.

Side effects

Garcinia Cambogia has few side effects in healthy individuals. The supplement is, however, known for lowering the blood sugar levels in humans and diabetics should therefore be careful if they want to try Cambogia. It is also known to interact with some medications so talk to your doctor before you try the supplements if you are on medications.

There have also been some reports that the supplement can be linked to liver damage but these reports seem to be false and it is currently believed that Garcinia Cambogia does not cause liver damage.

Known side-effects include headache, upset stomach, cold-like symptoms, and rashes. Stopp using Garcinia if you experience any of these side effects. Mosy people who try Garcinia Cambogia will not experience any side effects at all.