Garcinia cambogia is actually a small, sour, purple fruit indigenous to India and Southeast Asia. Its rind has traditionally been used as a food preservative, flavoring agent and as treatment for stomach bloating and gas. In India, it is also used as a solution for rheumatism and bowel problems. The active component is hydroxycitric acid (HCA). Although some data from animal studies claim that HCA may suppress appetite and also the formation of fats and cholesterol in the liver, I’ve seen no proof of its effectiveness for weight loss. A 2011 British overview of 9 studies figured that supplementation with pure garcinia cambogia dr oz can result in short-term weight-loss, but a newer human trial from Korea that compared the results of GCE and another supplement, EGML, an extract of the leaves of Glycine max (soybean), discovered that neither led to weight loss.
The researchers recruited 86 overweight adults between 20 to 60 and checked how much they weigh, cholesterol levels and diet. Then they divided the participants into three groups and randomly assigned them to take tablets containing two grams of either GCE or EGML, or perhaps a placebo containing two grams of starch. The analysis subjects continued making use of their regular diets and took the supplements for 10 weeks.
Results indicated that neither supplement had any effect on the participants’ weight or triggered alterations in body mass index or waist-to-hip ratio, important risk factors for cardiovascular disease in overweight individuals. They reported that in the EGML group, HDL (“good”) cholesterol increased in comparison to those taking the placebo. Apart from that, no significant alterations in cholesterol or triglyceride levels were observed with either supplement.
They noted that natural food supplements including EGML have already been thought to increase satiety, and, because of this may help reduce calorie intake. However in this study, they saw no effects on either satiety or calorie intake. Actually, they reported increased calorie and cholesterol consumption in most three groups and suggested that this explanation may be that if participants were recruited they likely under-reported exactly how much they customarily ate.
You may see claims that Garcinia cambogia can promote weight loss by increasing metabolism (the speed at which your system burns calories) and suppressing appetite, but the Korean investigators saw no evidence iejwom such effects. And I notice you the safest and best approach to boost your metabolism will not be by way of a supplement or drug, however with regular exercise.