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Garcinia Cambogia

Garcinia cambogia is native to India and parts of Asia prized for the extract from its fruit and rind is popular in many natural weight loss products. The extract, hydroxycitric acid (HCA), suppresses appetite and enhances fat-burning.

HCA inhibits an enzyme called citrate lysase that converts carbohydrates into fat. By effectively blocking this enzyme, the body will increase carbohydrate oxidation. Garcinia Cambogia also lowers blood sugar which is the principal behind its ability to lower cravings for sweets and carbohydrates.