is a widespread plant in Indonesia, southern India, Vietnam, the Philippines and Cambodia. Hydroxycitric acid is extracted from the rind of its fruits, its characterizing principle and which has recently made it famous as a miraculous plant for weight control.
In fact, the latest studies on Garcinia have shown that the hydroxycitric acid contained in the peel helps to transform the sugars taken directly into energy instead of transforming them into fats. Furthermore, it reduces the assimilation of carbohydrates and controls the sense of hunger, confirming itself as a valid aid during low-calorie diets.
The fruit of Garcinia Cambogiait is similar in size to that of an orange and a shape similar to that of a pumpkin. Initially green in color, when it reaches maturity it takes on a red or yellow color.
The use of Garcinia Cambogia
The inhabitants of South East Asia have always used the dried leaves as a natural remedy for heartburn. In fact, Garcinia Cambogia is also used in Ayurvedic medicine as a beneficial element for gastrointestinal problems. It was only recently discovered that the same substance used by local populations (hydroxycitric acid) to treat stomach problems, could also be used to reduce excess body fat, control hunger and thus help lose weight. Garcinia
Cambogiatoday it is sold in the form of a dietary supplement as a support during weight loss diets. Its beneficial action includes 3 distinct phases: it intervenes in the metabolism of lipids (reducing the formation of new adipose tissue), controls the sense of hunger and reduces the assimilation of carbohydrates . Garcinia Cambogia also acts in the liver, inhibiting the enzyme responsible for the assimilation of fats.
The benefits of Garcinia Cambogia and how to take it
The fruit itself is not available on the market, so the only way to take Garcinia Cambogia is to buy a natural food supplement in capsules containing at least 1000 mg of active ingredient, to be taken before meals with the dosage indicated on the package.
In summary , the Garcinia Cambogia supplement is effective in slimming treatments because :
- It burns fat and prevents its assimilation : fat, especially that which stays in the abdominal area, can be stubborn to eliminate. Hydroxycitric acid converts stored fat into energy, also improving metabolism.
- It controls appetite and hunger pangs by increasing the levels of serotonin in the blood which keeps the mood high. Mood is an essential factor in controlling the sense of hunger.
- Helps weight loss by speeding up the weight loss process. In fact, hydroxycitric acid accelerates metabolism , preventing sugars from turning into fats.
- Furthermore, it is totally natural and also suitable for vegans, vegetarians and celiacs.
Obviously taking only Garcinia Cambogia is not useful and healthy for reaching the ideal weight suitable for your needs and your body. It is also essential to follow a balanced low-calorie diet and plan a targeted physical activity program.
A curiosity about Garcinia Cambogia
In poor areas of Southeast Asia, Garcinia Cambogia has always been used for the preparation of curry, but also as an ingredient in poor cuisine to increase the sense of satiety and decrease appetite. In fact, in Malaysia a soup based on Garcinia Cambogia is served, which immediately appeases the sense of hunger and for this reason it is sufficient to eat it in small quantities.