Is Garcinia Cambogia The Next Big Thing For Weight Loss?
If we ask you, what’s that one thing you want to change about yourself without making any efforts, and we are sure that the answer would be -- losing weight and looking beautiful. Well, staying in shape is undeniably a universal desire, and why not as a healthy body and a sane mind is all we need to survive the stressful and fast-paced world. However, the desire to lose weight and work towards it are two different things. Ironically, most people want to lose weight, but the mere thought of all that exertion often leads to procrastinating the idea of working towards losing weight. No wonder as they say- “no pain, no gain”.
Interestingly, there’s a plethora of health care and weight loss advice floating all around the internet. Right from quick fad diets to meal replacement solutions to several fat reduction treatments, the internet is flooded with ideas, but the question arises whether these ideas are worth trying and sustainable over a long period of time.
Well, the answer is simple, quick weight loss plans and fad diets can help you lose weight quickly, but aren’t sustainable over a longer period of time. Hence, going for simple ways can make life far better and help you lose weight gradually in a sustainable way. Losing weight is a struggle, but going for natural ingredients to lose weight along with some exercise is the best way to manage weight.
Off late, a fruit extract from the Southern part of India has gained a lot of popularity among the world of fitness enthusiasts for its amazing weight loss properties-- Malabar Tamarind also known as Garcinia Cambogia . However, it has been used an active ingredient in many health supplements used for reducing fat, across the world this fruit extract is also known as Garcinia
Traditionally, in South India Garcinia Cambogia was used to add a tangy flavour to the pickles and curries. The extracts of Garcinia Cambogia have ample amount of phytochemical, which blocks the production of fat in the body. The rind of this fruit was majorly used for making foods and drinks, but with its increasing popularity, it has turned out to be the main ingredient in most weight loss meal solutions. What makes it so effective?
Garcinia Cambogia is also known as Tamarind or Tamarindus indica, which has been used traditionally for culinary purposes. This tropical fruit is a native to Southeast Asian countries and in India it is majorly cultivated in Kerala and Karnataka. What makes it so effective is the ability of this extract to suppress appetite and block the production of fat cells in the body, thereby regulating as well as managing weight. According to a research, this tropical fruit extract is not only good for weight loss, but at the same time it is good for cardiovascular health, boosts energy, helps in detoxifying the body and helps in strengthening the bones. The presence of a phytochemical known as Hydroxycitric acid or HCA in Garcinia Cambogia helps in blocking an enzyme called citrate lyase, which leads to the development of fat cells in the body. Moreover, this tropical fruit extract also helps in increasing the serotonin levels in the body, which further helps in releasing happy hormones and inducing sleep. So, if weight loss is on your mind, this tropical fruit extract is worth giving a try, especially in its natural form by making a rind of the dried Garcinia Cambogia.
Article published on October 18,2019 in timesofindia.com