- MFG # 01675
- UPC # 737870167594
HCA (hydroxycitric acid) is a close relative of citric acid‚ the agent that gives citrus fruits their characteristic tart flavor. HCA is obtained as a 50% standardized extract of Garcinia cambogia‚ a small fruit from southern India‚ where it has been used for centuries as a food preservative‚ flavoring agent‚ and digestive aid. HCA is a safe‚ natural supplement for weight management.
When calorie intake exceeds the body’s energy needs‚ the excess glucose is converted into glycogen‚ which is stored in the liver and muscles for future conversion into energy. Weight gain occurs after the body’s capacity for glycogen storage is reached. At this point‚ glucose from excessive calorie intake is converted into acetyl coenzyme A via a metabolic pathway involving the enzyme ATP-citrate lyase and then into fat molecules‚ which are stored in fat cells. HCA is a competitive inhibitor of ATP citrate lyase‚ a key enzyme which facilitates the synthesis of fatty acids‚ cholesterol and triglycerides. HCA may reduce the synthesis of fatty acids in humans during a persistent excess of energy intake as carbohydrate.
It has been suggested that HCA promotes weight loss by increasing serotonin levels‚ reducing hunger and appetite‚ and suppressing carbohydrate conversion into fat by inhibiting ATP-citrate lyase‚ thus regulating fat and obesity related genes. HCA may also attenuate the increases in oxidative stress‚ and insulin resistance.
This supplement should be taken in conjunction with a healthy diet and regular exercise program. Results may vary.
These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA). These products are not meant to diagnose‚ treat or cure any disease or medical condition. Please consult your doctor before starting any exercise or nutritional supplement program or before using these or any product during pregnancy or if you have a serious medical condition.
Serving Size 1 capsule
Servings Per Container 90
Amount Per Serving
Garcinia cambogia extract (fruit) [standardized to 50% hydroxycitric acid (250 mg)] 500 mg
Other ingredients: gelatin.
This product contains NO milk‚ egg‚ fish‚ peanuts‚ crustacean shellfish (lobster‚ crab‚ shrimp)‚ soybeans‚ tree nuts‚ wheat‚ yeast‚ gluten‚ corn‚ or rice. Contains NO sugar‚ and no artificial sweeteners‚ flavors‚ colors‚ or preservatives.
Take one capsule three times daily‚ or as recommended by a healthcare practitioner.
Best taken 45 minutes before meals.
Do not exceed recommended dose.
When using nutritional supplements‚ please consult your physician if you are undergoing treatment for a medical condition or if you are pregnant or lactating.
Allergy / Dietary Needs
- GMO Free
- Made In The Usa
- Milk Free
- Egg Free
- Fish Free
- Peanut Free
- Tree Nuts Free
- Corn Free
- Rice Free
- Gluten Free
- Wheat Free
- Sugar Free
- Artificial Color Free
- Artificial Flavor Free
- Artificial Sweetener Free
- Preservative Free
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