Garcinia Cambogia The Holy Grail of Weight Loss?
Dr. Oz constantly receives questions about weight loss and how to keep the weight off. People are so busy with work and their family they can’t seem to find enough time to exercise the way that they should. It gets to the point that they stress out about anything and everything that they eat. Dr. Oz said that there may be a fruit called Garcinia Cambogia that may be the answer to weight loss. Some have even called Garcinia Cambogia as the “Holy Grail of Weight Loss”
So, What Is Garcinia Cambogia Exactly?
Garcinia Cambogia is found in Southeast Asia and India. It has a pumpkin shape and research thus far has shown that it can help you lose weight without any changes to your diet or exercise program.
Dr. Oz invited on an integrative medicine doctors, Dr. Julie Chen on to the show to talk about Garcinia Cambrogia. She said that there are so many weight loss supplements on the market it’s hard to choose which one to get. She said that Garcinia Cambogia is inexpensive and has show to be effective. Dr. Chen said that in research studies it has shown to increase weight loss by two to three times without any additional diet or exercise.
Garcinia Cambogia does more than just help aid weight loss. It also has been shown to aid in digestion and lower cholesterol!
Helps Prevent Fat Cell Production!
Dr. Chen said that Garcinia Cambogia helps you to lose weight by preventing fat cell production. She said that you can lose an extra 4 lbs per month with making any additional changes other than taking this supplement!
Dr. Chen explained to Dr. Oz that this exciting weight loss aid may also help emotional eaters. It may help by increasing serotonin levels. This helps people get more restful sleep and improves your mood. It also helps to regulate your Cortisol levels which has often been called the “stress hormone”. Cortisol has been associated with increased belly fat.
Dr. Chen said that Garcinia Cambogia further helps to aid weight loss by diminishing your appetite.
Garcinia Cambogia Inhibits Production of Fat Cells
Garcinia Cambogia blocks an enzyme in your body that converts sugar into fat cells in the body and allows your body to use sugar as energy. This will give you a noticeable boost in energy and your fat cells will begin to shrink. Dr. Chen explained to Dr. Oz that your body composition will begin to change after you start taking this supplement. Your lean muscle mass will increase and you will have less fat. Wow, they really sounded excited about this supplement!
Garcinia Cambogia Lowers Your Bad Cholesterol, Increases Good Cholesterol
If the weight loss potential of this supplement doesn’t excite you enough, it also helps to lower your cholesterol! Dr. Chen said that Garcinia Cambogia will help to :
- Decrease in total cholesterol
- Increase HDL cholesterol, which is the “good cholesterol”
- Lowers your LDL cholesterol
- Improvement in insulin resistance in obese people
Dr. Oz did stress that Garcinia Cambogia should be used in conjunction of a healthy diet and exercise program. Let us know what yo think about this supplement? Have you taken it before and if so what were your results? Come chat in our fan forums to discuss this topic!