Garcinia Cambogia & Weight Loss

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In any weight loss program, two main things on which people concentrate are burning fat and suppressing the appetite. One can achieve both these by using HCA. This even has ability to enhance serotonin levels in the brain. This is why people will not feel hungry whole day. Even though there is no enough information on effects caused by HCA, by looking at the results one can claim that this supplement is the best for weight loss. Meantime few studies conducted on Garcinia Cambogia have proved that people can only shed few pounds by using this supplement. So there is need for additional studies on this supplement.

Studies are still going on herbs that promote weight loss which are mainly focused on functions and benefits of Garcinia Cambogia extract for obese and severely overweight individuals. Few studies have already proved that this supplement can enhance the performance, endurance and stamina needed for bodybuilders and exercisers.

Unused glucose in the body gets converts into fat. This conversion is facilitated by a set of enzymes. The component found in Garcinia Cambogia extract known as HCA is believed into prevents these enzymes. Hence it prevents the fat storage. Along with this it also accelerates the metabolism. This helps in breaking down of fat storage. The happy hormone levels or serotonin levels are also regulated by HCA found in Garcinia Cambogia. This hormone is responsible for the reduction of anxiety and stress. So the individual will be in the state of well being. This prevents the overeating which is usually the result of stress.

Benefits of Garcinia Cambogia extract

The other benefits apart from weight loss are

  • Reduces the carbs absorption in the body.
  • Helps in burning of the fat in the liver.
  • Retains the cholesterol levels in the body.
  • Decreases the blood sugar spikes, hence maintains the insulin level in the body too.
  • The cardiac health of the person is improved because of the triglycerides produced.

Side effects of Garcinia Cambogia extract

There hasn’t been a sufficient or significant study as to assess the side effects of the consumption of Garcinia Cambogia extract. According to a small study observation it is said that it may cause a headache, jitteriness, anxiety and rapid heartbeat when consumed in large quantities.

People who are sensitive to caffeine may have a laxative effect on them and can cause diahorrea. There may be people who are allergic to coffee beans, its best that they avoid this extract altogether.

It said to be safe with mothers breastfeeding or pregnant to consume Garcinia Cambogia extract. But is better that children should not be given this extract.

It is usually one serving taken 30 minute before a meal. This extract may get addictive so it is better to be careful and since it has minimum side effects, it seems a best bet in comparison with other weight loss supplements that are available in the market.

It is recommended to become aware of caffeine related possible effects and consultation with doctor before using coffee bean extract for weight loss.