hydroxycitric acid


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hydroxycitric acid

C6H8O8, an herbal extract promoted for the treatment of weight loss. Placebo-controlled studies have not found any benefit to the treatment.
CAS # 6205-14-7
See also: acid
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This report studies the global market size of Hydroxycitric Acid (HCA) in key regions like North America, Europe, China and Japan, focuses on the consumption of Hydroxycitric Acid (HCA) in these regions.
Ernst, "The use of Garcinia extract (hydroxycitric acid) as a weight loss supplement: a systematic review and meta-analysis of randomised clinical trials," Journal of Obesity, vol.
The absolute configuration of the hydroxycitric acid lactones: hibiscus acid and gar-cinia acid.
Lim et al., Hydroxycitric acid ingestion increases fat utilization during exercise in untrained women, J Nutr Sci Vitaminol (Tokyo), 49, 163-7 (2003); S.E.
Forskolin helps build lean body mass and maintain healthy body composition; Hydroxycitric acid in combination with garcinol supports satiety.
The formula contains ForsLean, Sabinsa's patented extract from the roots of Coleus forskohlii (standardized to contain the diterpene forskolin 10%); GarCitrin, a patented extract from Garcinia cambogia fruit containing hydroxycitric acid (HCA) and garcinol; and BioPerine, a patented extract from black pepper fruit and a bioavailability enhancer containing the alkaloid piperine.
#7063861, is titled "Bioavailable Composition of Natural and Synthetic HCA." GarCitrin is a patented natural extract combining the weight management benefits of hydroxycitric acid (HCA) with the bioavailability-enhancing effects of garcinol, a polyisoprenylated benzophenone isolated from Garcinia cambogia and Garcinia indica.
Given the Hydroxycut recall, Sabinsa recently issued a position paper analyzing the safety of Garcinia cambogia, its active component hydroxycitric acid (HCA) and its salts.
Sabinsa has also received a Japanese patent (#4205943) for its weight loss product Garcitrin, which combines hydroxycitric acid (HCA) with garcinol.
Sabinsa Corporation's (Piscataway, NJ)leading entry in the weight management category is LeanGard, a blend of three of the company's leading ingredients-Forslean, a Coleus forskohli root extract containing 10% forskolin;Garcitrin from Garcinia cambogia (Malabar tamarind) containing hydroxycitric acid and garcinol;and Bioperione, a patented standardized extract from black pepper fruit containing 95% piperine.Forslean and Garcitrin are phytonutrient extracts that work to support lean body mass and healthy body composition, promote satiety and provide antioxidant support; Bioperine is an extract of piperine, which functions as a bioavailability enhancer.
Research: Investigators initiated a double-blind, randomized, parallel-group, placebo-controlled study in order to evaluate the effect of orally self-administered Slim339, which is a proprietary fixed combination of Garcinia cambogia extract with calcium pantothenate (standardized for the content of hydroxycitric acid and pantothenic acid) and extracts of Matricaria chamomilla, Rosa damascena, Lavandula officinalis and Cananga odorata, on body weight in overweight and obese volunteers.
The rind of this small fruit grown in Asia contains hydroxycitric acid (HCA), which has undergone several human and in vivo studies showing appetite reduction, increased fat oxidation, lower triglycerides, reductions in body weight (34), substantially decreased leptin levels (35), and more recently, lower fasting glucose levels (36).