Garcinia Cambogia is a pumpkin shaped fruit, natural to Indonesia. This humble looking fruit has gained a lot of media attention in recently after Dr. Oz of the popular television show, Dr. Oz Show, proclaimed its miraculous weight loss properties. All the while the ancient Asian civilization was aware of its weight loss properties, but it only became popular in Western countries recently.
Central to Garcinia Cambogia’s weight loss property is its high HCA (hydroxycitric acid) concentration. HCA has a fat blocking property, that stimulates weight loss even for those with a sedentary lifestyle. If combined with an active lifestyle and diet control, its effects are even more pronounced. Besides weight loss, it also induces better sleep quality, relieves stress, controls food craving and elevates mood.