Description: Extract from the citrus fruit Garcinia found in Asia and India. HCA has been used in weight loss since 1969.
Method of Action: Inhibits enzyme known as ATP-citrate lyase, which is the major enzyme responsible for the production of fatty acids. Because of the inhibition a build-up of citrate occurs. That buildup may cause the cell to inhibit the breakdown of stored sugar. It also may increase glucogen storage resulting in a feeling of fullness as gluco-receptors in liver activate vegas nerve.
Indications and Usage: Used to augment efforts at diet control and weight loss.
Contraindications: Do not use this product if you are pregnant or lactating without first seeking advice from your physician.
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Adverse Reactions: If you suspect that an herb or other supplement is making you sick, call the FDA's MedWatch hotline at 800-332-1088 or contact the agency via its website at http://www.fda.gov/medwatch.
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Warnings: The information above is provided for educational purposes and may not be construed as a medical prescription or as a substitute for the advice of your physician. Do not use this product without first consulting your physician especially if you are pregnant or lactating. Be advised that some herbs and dietary supplements can cause severe allergic reactions in some individuals and may also have an adverse result in con unction with other medications, or treatments. You should regularly consult your physician in matters regarding your health and particularly in respect to symptoms and conditions which may require diagnosis or medical attention. Reevaluate use of this product after 6 months.