garcinia cambogia

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Garcinia Cambogia
Manufacturers of Garcinia cambogia supplements—derived from the dried rind of a Southeast Asian fruit—say that the extract speeds weight loss because of its hydroxycitric acid content, which interferes with fatty acid metabolism and may suppress appetite. But this claim is questionable. A 2011 review of clinical trials published in the Journal of Obesity concluded that the pills were unlikely to lead to sustainable weight loss.

Verdict: Skip it.