Has anyone tried pure garcinia cambogia extract

Has anyone tried pure garcinia cambogia extract
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Does Garcinia Cambogia Extract Work for Weight Loss?


Recently, Dr. Oz called Garcinia Cambogia (HCA) the “Holy Grail of Weight Loss”- you’d better believe that it is worth taking a look at!

Dr. Chen called Garcinia Cambogia Extract a “Dual Action Fat Buster” that suppresses appetite and prevents fat from being made.

Now that we’ve gotten your attention, let’s review what this product is, how it works, and why it might just be the weight loss cure you’ve been searching for.

The HCA supplement is actually extracted from the skin of the fruit, which is better known by the name tamarind. The tamarind has been around for centuries, and what it can do for weight loss has basically revolutionized how we think of losing pounds.

The fruit is from Indonesia, but it can also be found in Asia, Africa, and India. It is regularly used in Asian cooking, so you may have even had some tamarind in your food before without realizing it!

It is said to actually make your meals more filling, acting as an appetite suppressant and making you feel full much more quickly. In some cultures, they will add the garcinia gummi-gutta to soup which they eat before a meal to aid with weight loss, because they do not eat much at their meals because the fruit actually blocks their appetites. If it has been being used for many years, why are we just learning about this incredible supplement now!?

The use of HCA can help patients lose two to three times more weight than they would lose without taking the supplement. Overall, this can help users of the product to lose ten pounds or more, over and above what they would have lost without the use of the extract. You are not even required to increase your exercise rate or change your diet to reap the results of HCA.

So if you have a problem with the amount of weight you’ve been able to lose, or the ‘plateau’ feeling that most of us get after losing those first few pounds, Garcinia Cambogia may be right for you!

How The Garcinia Cambogia Diet Works

There are five primary reasons that doctors are calling this the Holy Grail for weight loss. First, it helps a person to manage their level of Cortisol, which is the hormone that results from stress within the body.

Second, it is an appetite reducer, meaning it helps you to not only control the amount of food that you eat, but also those pesky cravings that can throw us all off track.

The third reason is that it actually acts like a fat blocker, so that fat cells are not able to be formed within the body. Combine that with a lower appetite and you’re right on target!

Fourth, it naturally decreases the amount of belly fat that you carry on your body. For anyone trying to lose weight, that is the number one area that we have trouble with, so this is a huge added benefit.

Lastly, it helps those of us who are emotional about our eating habits. Are you one of the many people who eat when they are sad, lonely, or depressed? this weight loss product actually increases your Serotonin level, which helps to even out your moods. You will see a decrease in emotional eating because of it.

Most products simply don’t have as many benefits to the patient. We listed the big five benefits that in tandem, will result in weight loss. Many products out in the weight loss market only have one or two of those features. NOT FIVE! If there are more benefits in your favor, the bigger the chances are that you will lose weight.

Sixth, people who take this product also often see an increase in their lean muscle and a decrease in their level of fat. This is pretty incredible in combination with the five facts listed above.

What to Look for in Garcinia Cambogia Extract

Dr. Oz may have recommended the product on his show, but there are only certain levels of any product that would live up to his high standards. So don’t just buy the first version of the product that you are able to find on the internet and hope for the best. If you do that, you may very well end up with a product that doesn’t meet the doctor’s strict criteria, meaning it will be less effective. While Dr. Oz didn’t approve any one product specifically, you want to make sure the product that you pick falls within the appropriate standards.

There are four things you’ll want to look for in the product that you choose. First, make sure that the supplement is clearly marked as HCA, or Garcinia Cambogia and that it contains at least fifty percent hydroxycitric acid. Next, make sure that the product mentions that it has potassium and calcium in the supplement, which can really help maintain your metabolism level. You also want it to say that it doesn’t contain artificial ingredients (also called binders or fillers). Last, make sure it has a daily serving size of 1500 milligrams, otherwise you won’t be getting enough of the product to make an impact on your weight loss.

Follow the directions on the package, but also, take the product with an empty stomach approximately one hour before a meal. This supplement is not safe for women who are pregnant or who are breastfeeding. If you have any serious medical problems, you should speak to your doctor before you begin a supplement like Garcinia Cambogia.

So instead of counting calories and making sure you get enough out of each minute of exercise per day, you can use this product as an assistant to your weight loss. Your confidence level will increase, and as you start losing a few pounds, you’ll be all the more likely to continue with your weight loss as you gain energy, increase your mood, and watch the pounds melt away.

You can buy the Garcinia Cambogia extract, or HCA, in most health food stores and all over the internet. Keep in mind that if you make no changes to your diet or exercise routine, you’ll probably see a weight loss of around four pounds per month. But if you are extra motivated to lose weight, use this as an opportunity to eat better, to start up a daily exercise routine, and enhance the natural properties of this amazing supplement to get the maximum benefit.

Famous doctors stated, “Instead of focusing on your weight, you can now focus on your dress size and waist size and the things we all care about. You’ll look better because you have more of that muscle mass because your energy is being used to build muscle instead of fat.”

Garcinia Cambogia Recap

  • It acts as a Fat Blocker, which means fat cells will not be allowed to increase in size
  • Appetite Suppressant and Controls Cravings
  • Decrease in Belly Fat
  • No Side Effects
  • Supports Healthy Lipid Levels
  • Emotional Eaters will see an increase in Serotonin which will Balance Moods
  • Helps in managing Cortisol the Stress Hormone

When Buying Garcinia Cambogia Extract Supplement Use The Dr.

Unlike other garcinia cambogia extract products that are filled with other ingredients, Garcinia Cambogia Extract is 100% PURE – which means it has NO fillers, NO binders, and NO artificial chemicals!

Oz Buying Guide:

(Remember Dr. Oz does not recommend any specific brand)

  • The name Garcinia Cambogia (HCA) is on the bottle
  • It Contains at least 50% HCA (hydroxycitric acid)
  • It Contains Potassium and Calcium (helps with metabolism)
  • The Daily Serving Size is 1500mg – 3000mg
  • There are No Fillers, Binders, or Artificial Ingredients

Clinical Study

Health experts, doctors, and scientists have shown that you can lose weight with unparalleled Garcinia Cambogia after close studies of its ingredients and how it works. This is the most authoritative of the 7 studies done so far on Pure Garcinia Cambogia for weight loss:

Obviously, taking an Garcinia HCA supplement alone won’t help you shed those unwanted pounds. But in conjunction with a healthy diet and regular exercise, the studies seem promising. In fact, participants in a recent study who took an HCA supplement lost on avg. about four pounds per month! 🙂

Have you tried Garcinia Cambogia? What were your results? How do you feel about it? Share your thoughts with us!

Has anyone tried garcinia cambogia extract?

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I want to lose weight and just wondering if anyone has tried garcinia cambogia e xtrac t, like “Garcinia Cambogia Plus” (it has a lot of positive reviews on amazon, but I’m still a bit sceptical about it ) and had any success with it?

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I waited until I lost 60 lbs and simply followed the workout and less calories and then maintained for at least a year before experimenting with supplements. I didn’t even have a the calorie calculator, I just cut my portion sizes down to something that made the scale go down consistently and hit the gym as much as possible.

Supplements might make the process complicated for you right now.. why not start with a proven strategy and just eat at a calorie deficit that works for you and start on the workouts.. keep it simple for now.

Gloria is right about just getting your calories in order to lose weight. Most of those so called “appetite suppressants” like garcinia or hoodia or what ever else is being passed as magic these days are just snake oil. Save your money. Best cheap appetite suppressant is caffeine (tea, coffee) and lots of water. Stay busy and you will not have a chance to think about eating. Most “hunger” stems from boredom and habituation. Once you start to fill it with things that matter you stop thinking about eating.

Well, I can say that caffeine is my main appetite suppressant, and coffee has caffeine plus two other appetite suppressant ingredients (thus decaf contains the other two stimulants/appetite suppressants not caffeine). I just have to be careful not to drink too much overall in the day and stop during the afternoon or it effects my sleep.

Sleep is KEY for appetite suppressing. Lack of sleep means lack of focus, body too stressed for workout or calorie deficit among other things in your life, and uncontrollable hunger and illogical thinking.

Like alexa said keeping busy is also KEY. Keeping your mind on things that you need to get done, work, projects at home, whatever. The best thing to do after a meal is to tell yourself you can have more next time, drink water, and get busy somewhere besides the kitchen.

We all want to eat more almost all the time, and even after a meal and we have had enough. Best to walk away and to tell yourself you can have more next time. Nonre immune to wanting to eat more than we actually need, let alone wanting to eat more when on a deficit. It is mostly mindset, not supplements, although caffeine and the other ingredients in coffee are quite powerful.

I can only agree with what has already been said. There is no magic pill here. We all want to eat more but managing food calories is the only safe and sure fire way to create a deficit to lose weight. Having said that the best natural suppressant for me is black coffee. The caffeine probably helps a little but I think it just helps having something warm and tasty to sip at.

Thank you for the input! I have wasted a lot of money over the years to get no where. I will take your advice and work on my calorie count. My biggest problem is sugar. I think I am addicted to it. I compare it to drugs like crack and meth. Granted I have never tried crack or meth, it just feels like it has that much control over me. My husband seems to think I am exaggerating but I am having a hard time with getting away from it. I have tried quitting cold turkey, but have only lasted a max of three days then I binge on it and the guilt sets in. By the third day I am agitated and angry at the world. I am not a diabetic yet and that is one of my biggest fears because seems like everyone in my family over 40 is diabetic and overweight. I had read that the garcinia cambogia had helped some people reduce sugar and carb cravings so that’s one reason I was curious, as well as, helped them lose weight.

If you want to know whether or not you are taking enough water, just check the color of your urine.

Typically, you need to take one capsule 30-60 minutes before each meal.

I really need help with my sugar addiction.

I hear you on the money wasted on magic bullets. We’ve all been there. As for the sugar addiction that is not unusual and it is possible to break that cycle. Best way to do that is not to buy the stuff and go cold turkey. Sugar is a hot button for you. I had a terrible sweet tooth and I was able to control it by a combination of cold turkey with candy, desserts etc. I replaced it by eating fresh fruit. The difference is that fresh fruit is nowhere near as much sugar as any processed candy or dessert. More importantly the fiber and bulk of fruit is filling and satisfying compared to eating candy. Avoid juices and eat real fruit.

It is also OK to use artificial sweeteners instead of sugar. You won’t have anything dire happen drinking diet drinks or using nutrasweet or stevia. Forget all the negative stuff you’ve heard. It’s all scare tactics and total BS. If it helps you drink more coffee or tea then its all good. Eventually you can have that stuff around and not go to the dogs over it.

While Garcinia is pretty harmless, the “scientific studies” are weak & I admit to having tried a few years ago (before it was Dr.Oz popular – & now there’s a lot of fake supps or supps with lots of fillers so it’s even worse) & it was not significantly helpful.

Best/easiest time of longterm weight/shape management in my life has been through Venus Factor/Eat Stop Eat.

Lately adding in a little SLD (shangri-la diet) to try that (safe with healthy oil benefits. Well good luck!

I tried garcinia cambogia and gave it a good month with no results. (I eat healthy and exercise) It didn’t suppress my appetite, actually made me more hungry, no increase in energy, gave me headaches, and it gave me horrible stomach issues ( gas, bloating, loose stool). I can say I gave it a good honest try too, I didn’t just take it for a day or two. I know everyone is different but it didn’t do squat for me and made me feel like crap (literally lol). My husband took it for a few days and it tore his stomach up as well.

I have tried Garcinia Cambogia and had some success with it helping to increase my energy levels. My problem really is not my appetite or how much I eat, so I’m sort of backwards to many people who are trying to lose weight. I tend to be able to go really long periods of time in between eating so my metabolism tends to grind to a halt. Then when I do eat, I tend to go for fast, easy choices rather than ones that take some time for meal prep.

I realize that there are tons of products on the market that don’t do much of anything, and NO product is going to work the same for everybody, but with Garcinia Cambogia the thing is that most of the products don’t give you the maximum dose for efficiency. For top results you want something with at least a 65% HCA fat blocker in it, and also one that will give you 3000 mg per day of the Garcinia. The kind I have also help enhance mood and blocks fat from being formed, (they say particularly in the stomach region, though I’m not sure how it can ‘know’ where it’s working.) Also, many people will buy something, take it and not change anything else about how or what they eat and expect it to work, then are very quick to say it doesn’t work when they don’t lose 10 lbs in a week.

Hi i used it for about 2 Month it seemed to help me loose a little bit on my Stomach area and it for sure helped curb my appetite. But already lost about 35 lbs before i started using the garcinia and its really hard for me now to loose my last 10 lbs. My Husband started using it also and he looses weight fast with the garcinia and the raspberry keton he lost in his first week 10 lbs and in his second week 5 lbs. He didn’t exercise at all. He has a desk job and works all day and at night he even drinks a glass of wine. Also don’t order the garcinia over a link from Dr oz as he says in his Show he is not selling it and ppl who put his name on it are most likely a fraud. I ordered it off amazon. After one week of using it i even received a phone call and a representative send me a free bottle just for a review. Hope this helps

Same, I tried it over the past few months and have unfortunately wasted money as well. The only thing I have ordered so far is the lepti-burn. But after reading a bit more today, it seems that not many say it isn’t really necessary. You just get bombarded with so many emails on the first few days before you even get to read everything, it is very over whelming.

I tried it last year before my wedding after my mother-in-law lost 7 lbs. Taking it, and I lost NOTHING after taking two bottles of it! I wouldn’t recommend wasting your money. (My mother-in-law gained the weight back quickly and tried Weight Watchers. She lost a little before the wedding but has gained it back.)

I also tried it for 4 months with no noticeable changes to my weight, appetite or energy levels. Waste of money. Did order the colon cleanse they offered with it and will continue to take it. It is called Cleanse Catalyst Plus. I take Victoza and it constipates me and when I eat healthy it is that much worse. This cleanse works the best to keep my pipes working.

What works absolutely best and perfectly every time is a calorie deficit, workouts that build a beautiful body but are not to stressful like endless cardio, and learning the lifestyle.

This is where we learn to manage it in a healthy manner for life. All of us have learned how to diet, and all of us have learned how to eat too much, but we have a hard time learning the middle ground.

Inner Thigh Gap So if you're not overweight with a slimmer figure then the reason why you may not have an inner thigh gap or why your inner thighs touch making it seem like you have inner thigh fat is because of your bone structure and NOT BECAUSE YOU'RE FAT.

It is swimming up stream against society and social pressure to constantly eat high calorie foods. So we all have to learn to manage it like a budget. Once the debt is paid off then we simply learn to have a one or two deficit days to offset the higher eating days, and balance it like a checkbook for the week or whatever.

It takes a bit of effort to get used to, and then it just becomes second nature. But just like kids who get money from their parents when they are young and don’t have to worry about where it comes from or how much is in the checkbook, we all have to grow up and become responsible with food intake. If not, we spend calories like it’s a credit card with no limit and then we get into fat debt again.

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Garcinia Cambogia Review: What You Need To Know

What's Inside This Guide

What’s all the fuss about? Well, this fruit rind extract has been touted as a revolutionary way to lose fat, tone up and suppress those cravings all in one natural supplement. With virtually no side effects, not like the awful buzz of too much caffeine or the nauseous feeling that many appetite suppressants can bring, this supplement was featured on the Dr Oz show, where his team of dedicated professionals explained just how this new pill could help the body to use its excess fat stores AND block the ability to build new fat reserves whilst reducing the stress level cortisone.

So if you’re like me, and hold your excess weight around your middle, this could be the perfect solution. But, the reviews out there have been mixed with some people seeing good results and others seeing very little indeed. Could it be that this secret ingredient is nothing more than a marketing ploy, or are we being cheated by unscrupulous companies while we chase our dreams of a tighter, more toned body? I thought I’d check out GCE from my favorite store and see whether this really is a miracle weight loss supplement.

What is Garcinia Cambogia?

Before we get to the supplement, dosage, side effects and so on, I thought I’d include a little information about the source of the supplement. Garcinia Cambogia Extract is taken from the rind of the malaban tamarind fruit, a fruit native to South East Asia and India. It has been used medicinally and in food preparation in its native home for centuries, because it has been said to boast the following properties:

  • Souring agent, used in traditional Indian or South East Asian hot and sour curries[1]
  • Used for bowel problems and rheumatism[2]
  • Contains HCA (Hydroxycitric Acid) which has been under the spotlight for weight loss
  • Food preservative, coloring agent and curing agent
  • Used as a carmative to prevent or expel excess gas formed in the GI tract[3]

How is Garcinia Cambogia linked to weight loss?

Garcinia Cambogia is said to boost weight loss in two different ways. Firstly, it blocks the enzyme in the liver that is responsible for the default function of converting sugar and carbs to fat. So instead of the fat cells getting plumper, GCE ‘plugs’ the fat cells and directs any sugar and carbs to the energy stores to be burnt off. The body is processing less fat and is under less stress, so less cortisol (the belly fat-creating hormone) is produced. The second way that it works is by sending signals to the brain that release more serotonin, our happy hormone, and this happiness stops us craving stress foods like sugar, carbs and salty foods and could have a positive impact on appetite suppression. For more information about how Garcinia Cambogia works, please visit my review of the Dr Oz show.

About Garcinia Cambogia and its clinical studies

Several clinical studies have been undertaken to assess the efficacy of Garcinia Cambogia. At the moment the research is a little patchy and generally the medical community recommends more testing. I’ve written a longer article focused on Garcinia Cambogia research and clinical trials, but have included a summary right here for you:

  • In a four week trial[4], 150 obese subjects saw a significant, dose-dependent decrease in weight, LDL cholesterol and triglycerides, and an improvement in good cholesterol
  • In an eight week trial[5], 40 subjects saw an increase in weight loss against the placebo group
  • In a 12 week trial[6] with a reduced calorie diet, the group lost nearly three times as much weight as the placebo group
  • In a 4 week trial[7] with a reduced calorie diet, 89 mildly overweight women saw an increase in weight loss against the placebo group, but noted no discernible change to appetite
  • In an eight week trial[8] with a low fat diet and at least 64oz water consumption per day, 54 overweight subjects lost an average of 11.2lb per person
  • In an eight week trial[9] with a low fat diet and moderate (three times per week) exercise, 60 obese subjects saw a greater weight loss and reduction of appetite than the placebo group
  • In a 16 week trial[10] with a low fat diet and moderate exercise, all 39 subjects saw a reduction in belly fat and gained none of it when given a placebo for four weeks

Go to any medical site and they will be the first to say that the supplement and ingredients such as HCA need a ton more research.

Is it 100 percent effective to get the desired Results independently?

It’s the same with any new herbal supplement I guess. But the research that’s taken place to date is certainly encouraging.

Is It Trusted And Safe To Use?

Genuine Garcinia Cambogia has been noted to have been ‘well tolerated’ for up to 12 weeks in human trials. Whilst this is a little vague, it means that there are generally few adverse reactions. Be sure to read the ‘who should take Garcinia Cambogia’ section below, for a list of who should avoid the supplement.

Who Is Garcinia Cambogia For?

Being a natural supplement, there are few people that should avoid taking Garcinia Cambogia. However, until more research has been undertaken, it is recommended that the following people should avoid it, or use it under medical supervision:

  • Patients with diabetes (high blood sugar) or hypoglycemia (low blood sugar) should avoid the supplement
  • Patients taking any medication that affect blood sugar should use Garcinia Cambogia under medical supervision
  • Patients with a high risk or history of rhabdomyolysis (a potentially fatal disease involving the degeneration of skeletal muscle) should use Garcinia Cambogia under medical supervision
  • Patients taking statins, should exercise caution as the combined medicines may increase the risk of rhabdomyolysis
  • Those with Alzheimer’s or other forms of dementia should avoid Garcinia Cambogia because of the theoretical possibility of forming acetylcholine in the brain
  • Those trying to conceive, pregnant or breastfeeding should avoid until further scientific evidence can be undertaken

For my full article on Garcinia Cambogia, including dosage and potential side effects, please click here.

My Favorite Garcinia Supplement?

Once you’ve decided that you want to try Garcinia Cambogia, the most important element is finding the right supplier. I’m not pushing any particular brand as it can be difficult to know whether a brand has been replicated and is not in fact genuine. I know of at least two well-known doctors/celebs that have had to put out alerts to their users saying that they are NOT endorsing a particular brand of Garcinia Cambogia, as there are a lot of unscrupulous companies out there selling fake or poor quality goods. I strongly recommend this brand at Amazon. After buying from them, I received great customer support and they were able to provide proof that their Garcinia Cambogia had been tested by a third party lab.

In general, I would say:

  • Use a trusted brand or store like Amazon
  • Read online reviews about your chosen brand carefully
  • Check the small print and reviews if you choose a ‘money back guarantee’ option, make sure that people that have returned the product for whatever reason have actually got refunds
  • Choose a supplement that has at least 50% HCA
  • Choose a supplement that contains minerals such as potassium and chromium, as these seem to have better reviews online
  • Choose a supplement that contains at least 600mg per day
  • Choose a supplement free from fillers or binders

Taking Garcinia Cambogia

I chose a supplement to try from my local and trusted health food store, and took 500mg three times per day.

**ULTRA-IMPORTANT** It’s critical that you take the supplements on an empty stomach, around 30-60 minutes before a meal. Food will interact with the supplement and reduce its efficacy. Also, I’m not sure of the science behind this, but I recall one study saw fewer results because the subjects were on a high fiber diet. Somehow that interfered, so eat a balanced healthy diet rich in vegetables, fruit, lean meats and good fats.

I took a supplement that also contained potassium, because I trusted Dr Oz!! I didn’t take any additional extracts as I wanted to see what this supplement did on its own.

So I took the pills three times a day, on an empty stomach. Unlike some supplements I’ve taken, I had no nausea or restlessness, you know like those buzzy caffeine pills. After drinking each one with a big glass of water, it’s common sense that an hour later you’ll be less hungry than you were, but my appetite was definitely more satiated than if I’d just had water.

The results were pretty much from day one, I was less hungry and ate slightly smaller meals, but the biggest effect I saw was in the type of food I wanted and the impact on my snacking. I know that my excess weight is down to my continual grazing, I eat pretty healthy but I can’t sleep unless I’ve had a full carb-loaded meal. And – ladies – at THAT time of the month I have an insatiable appetite for candy, chocolate, crisps, crackers…you name it! But in the three months that I took Garcinia Cambogia, my cravings all but disappeared. I ate when I was hungry (such a novelty for me, usually eating without even being aware of it) and saw the weight come off almost instantly.

I’ll be honest, we’re not talking total body transformations or anything. But I had stubborn belly fat that all types of exercise and diet had failed to get rid of for good. I guess I was carrying an extra 10lb over my ideal weight, and the majority of that was round my stomach. Garcinia Cambogia seemed to target that fat exclusively, which was a win-win for me as I didn’t want to lose any from my bust or butt. So in three months I lost around 9lb, but it was all from where I wanted it to go, and with no discernible change to my diet or exercise regime.

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I’m pretty fit so kept up the jogging and yoga, and it all seemed to work in harmony! I’ve now got a tighter waistline and am eating ‘mindfully’ for the first time in a hundred years!!

The million dollar question: Does Garcinia Cambogia work?

For me, it definitely worked. I saw reduced cravings to snack, and when I did eat, I was fuller faster, and on better quality foods. During my time of the month, I had little to no cravings. In fact, one time I went to the cinema and usually gorge on popcorn, but I only dipped in and out of this time (my husband was cursing me as he ended up eating it all!).

That said, it will only work if it’s a genuine product with a minimum 50% HCA. There are a lot of stores or vendors out there selling inferior products, which is why, in my mind, some people aren’t seeing the results they hoped.

What’s great about Garcinia Cambogia?

  • Natural supplement based on fruit used commonly for centuries
  • Helps curb cravings for sugar/salt/carbohydrates
  • Can boost weight loss, best used in conjunction with a healthy diet and moderate activity
  • No horrible side effects like nausea or headaches
  • Endorsed by doctors, models and celebrities
  • Cheap, compared to many supplements

Anything not so great?

  • Some people have seen minimal results – I say you can’t eat everything and expect to lose weight!
  • Some people have seen no results – I keep saying it, but check you’re buying from a reputable source and that the supplement contains at least 50% HCA
  • Can’t be used by those with blood sugar issues (see my full Side Effects of Garcinia Cambogia report)

What others are saying about Garcinia Cambogia?

I’ve researched many sources of Garcinia Cambogia users to bring you a consolidation of the most frequent opinions. In summary, there have been a lot of people ripped off and for them, they’ve lost money and not seen any results. For those that have bought reputable brands, they’ve seen moderate results which have been optimized by a healthy diet and moderate activity. Here are the views:

  • “I dropped from 13.5% to 11% body fat in time for my beauty show.”
  • “I have been taking for 2 weeks and have lost 8lbs, I love it!”
  • “I have been taking Garcinia Cambogia for 2 months and have lost 10lbs.”
  • “I have been taking it for two weeks and don’t see an extraordinary change, just 3lbs in two weeks.”
  • “After 1 week, I was surprised by the dramatic results…my energy levels were up and I wasn’t even hungry…after the fifth week my results were shocking. I lost an unbelievable 23lbs.”
  • “I’ve been taking it for a week and gained 3lbs!”
  • “Never buy from a site that appeared 1 hour after the Dr Oz show.”
  • “Took for a month and no weight loss”
  • “I purchased mine at GNC after talking to the sales person. She said her husband lost 60 lbs but she has only lost 10, but she admitted he works out more.”

My opinion: A summary review of Garcinia Cambogia

It’s not often you can find something that helps you lose weight without changing your diet or exercise habits, but Garcinia Cambogia seems to do just that. I made no changes but saw a drop of 9lb over my trial period, I’m now down to my ideal weight and have lost it all from my belly. I bought from a store I trusted, and went for a supplement with over 50% HCA, and it really worked, particularly in curbing my grazing and snacking. As with any diet supplement, there will be rogue dealers out there so always check reviews before buying online, use recommended products or buy via your trusted store. Here’s to the body you’ve always wanted!

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