Garcinia cambogia is an Asian fruit that is becoming more popular all over the world, thanks to the fact that it has become a very effective natural supplement to lose weight more easily.
Discover in this article what is this curious fruit and what are all its properties to lose weight and for health in general.
What is Garcinia Cambogia ?
Garcinia cambogia is a fruit native to Asia that has antibiotic and astringent properties. It contains a citric acid, also present in lemons, oranges and grapefruits, which hides very powerful benefits to lose weight.
The bark of this plant is very acid, and in some countries of Southeast Asia they usually consume it (once they have dried it) as condiments for different types of curries.
At the gastronomic level, a butter is made with the seeds of the fruit, which is a good vegan alternative for the famous .
Properties for health
Below we detail its health properties :
- It is mainly used to lose weight.
- It also increases the energy reserves of the liver and muscles.
- It increases
- It is especially indicated to improve cholesterol, since it is a powerful antioxidant and prevents the deposition of fats in the arteries .
- Garcinia extract is a potent anti-inflammatory and gastroprotective. It decreases heartburn and is used to treat intestinal inflammations.
- It helps regulate
- It fights rheumatic pains thanks to its anti-inflammatory and antioxidant properties.
- It improves notably the performance of the athletes, since it increases the production of glycogen which is the storehouse of muscle energy.
How does it work to lose weight?
Garcinia Cambogia works in different ways to lose weight:
- It has a high satiating power : thanks to its content in hydroxycitric acid (HCA) it is an excellent remedy for people who have an excess of appetite or tend to eat compulsively. In addition, this property is effective without disturbing the . In fact, it is produced by blocking enzymes and increasing metabolism.
- It burns accumulated fats and prevents their formation: in this way the body volume is reduced as the reserves of fat are burned.
- Reduces the anxiety to eat : it is ideal for those people who eat for impulses and emotional issues, for stress or to calm the nervousness. Garcinia has this virtue because it enhances the secretion of serotonin, known as the hormone of happiness.
These three properties make Garcinia Cambogia a very effective fruit when you want to lose weight more easily.
How is it taken?
The most common way in which we can find Garcinia Cambogia is in capsules. In them is the concentrated powder of the peel of the fruit, which contains the healthy properties to lose weight.
The package label should specify that it contains at least 50% hydroxycitric acid . If this information does not appear, it is probably because its content is lower.
The recommended daily amount is between 1,500 and 2,000 mg. We will take the capsules half an hour before meals , distributed throughout the day according to the amount contained in each capsule.
We should also make sure it does not contain preservatives or artificial binders.
Tips to lose weight
In addition, to take the capsules of Garcinia during a period of three months in the approximate way, we recommend to follow these tips so that the loss of weight is effective, healthy and without rebound effect:
- Drink two glasses of water on an empty stomach, along with the first dose of Garcinia. Do what At least half an hour before breakfast.
- Consume every day fresh vegetable foods , natural or in the form of juices and smoothies.
- Eat always until you feel satiated, but not full. It is important to chew each food well and enjoy the different flavors, in order to eat with all the senses.
- Avoid flours and refined sugars, and consume whole foods.
- Substitute harmful fats (sausages, margarine, pastries, precooked) for healthy fats (avocado, nuts, ghee, , etc.).
- Dinner light foods in a schedule that gives us time to do the digestion before 21 hours, which is when the body needs to rest to regenerate and facilitate weight loss.