Is Garcinia Cambogia Right for You?

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iStock_000012163368XSmallIf you’ve ever tried to cut calories and lose weight, most likely your biggest challenge was feeling hungry and fighting the temptation to snack between meals. While snacks of fresh fruit or vegetables are actually encouraged, many dieters report that they still don’t feel full enough. This leads to cravings for high-calorie junk food and consumption of too many calories.

So what’s a dieter to do? Common sense tells us that we have a find a way to help you feel more full after meals, so that you aren’t tempted to overeat and undo all of your hard work. In the past dieters have tried a variety of over-the-counter appetite suppressants, but you may feel suspicious of anything created in a laboratory. Luckily, nature has provided us with some wonderful appetite-suppressing foods like Garcinia Cambogia. Using extracts of these foods helps with weight loss efforts, and prevents you from resorting to chemicals and other substances who safety may be questionable.

Garcinia Cambogia, sometimes called a tamarind, is a small pumkin-shaped fruit which is native to Indonesia. For centuries it has been used in traditional South Asian dishes like curries and chutneys to make the meals more filling. Malaysian villagers utilize the fruit for weight loss efforts, by making it into a soup which is consumed before meals. The soup is so filling that the appetite for more calorie-dense foods is dulled, keeping the dieter from consuming too much of the main meal.

Now you can take advantage of this ages-old wisdom to aid in your weight loss efforts. The Garcinia Cambogia dietary supplement utilizes the active ingredient in the fruit’s rind, hydroxycitric acid (HCA). HCA inhibits citrate lyase, a key enzyme that your body needs to make fat from carbohydrates, so that carbs in food aren’t as readily converted into body fat. HCA also increases serotonin levels, the neurotransmitter in your brain that makes you feel good. Since many people indulge in emotional over-eating due to low serotonin levels, raising these levels aids your dieting efforts by making you feel more full and satisfied. You won’t be as tempted to overeat and consume too many calories.

If losing weight has proven difficult due to persistent hunger and an emotional attachment to food, Garcinia Cambogia may be the perfect dietary supplement for you. Call our office to schedule a consultation, and we can help you develop a dietary plan that meets your health and lifestyle goals.