Garcinia Cambogia is viewed by many as a miracle supplement for weight loss. Garcinia has helped many people lose weight by 4 mechanisms: Hydroxycitric Acid (HCA) is the active ingredient in Garcinia Cambogia that produces it beneficial effects. These benefits include:
1. Garcinia Decreases The Appetite By Increasing Serotonin Levels. Serotonin is a neurotransmitter that affects mood, appetite, and sexual behavior. Low serotonin levels result in anxiety and depression. Increased levels induce feelings of satiety and reduced appetite.
2. Garcinia Blocks The Production Of Fat. HCA blocks the production of fat in the body by blocking an important enzyme called citrate lyase. Citrate lyase is key in converting sugar and carbohydrates into fat. Inhibiting this enzyme leads to decreased fat production.
3. Garcinia Lowers Cholesterol. HCA decreases LDL(Bad Cholesterol) Total Cholesterol and triglycerides. Furthermore, HCA increases HDL(Good Cholesterol).
4. Stops Binge Eating Related to Depression. Because serotonin increases with HCA. This elevates your mood and takes away the temptation to binge eat. Reduced binge eating leads to weight loss.
Garcinia is a powerful supplement for weight loss, but may not be a good fit for some individuals. Persons who are taking SSRI antidepressants should use with caution or avoid this product. Because their medication and HCA increase serotonin, consumers may experience a condition called serotonin syndrome or toxicity. Pregnant women should also avoid this product. Diabetics who are taking insulin or prone to hypoglycemia should avoid this product.
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