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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The absolute configuration of the hydroxycitric acid lactones: hibiscus acid and gar-cinia acid.
Hydroxycitric acid ingestion increases fat utilization during exercise in untrained women, J Nutr Sci Vitaminol (Tokyo), 49, 163-7 (2003); S.
METABOLIFE COMPLETE(TM) contains SuperCitriMax(R) Clinical Strength, a highly soluble hydroxycitric acid (HCA) product, as its key ingredient.
Products contain herbal combinations, along with hydroxycitric acid (HCA) from the South Asian fruit Garcinia cambogia and green tea.
Furthermore, its long-term safety opens the door to the possibility that the hydroxycitric acid available in Super CitriMax may be a valuable tool for long-term weight maintenance, one of the biggest challenges in the fight against obesity.
Sabinsa has also received a Japanese patent (#4205943) for its weight loss product Garcitrin, which combines hydroxycitric acid (HCA) with garcinol.
A review of the most recent scientific literature shows that hydroxycitric acid, glucomannan, chromium and fiber are the most effective, safe nutrients for weight loss.
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.
CitriMax is an herbal extract containing hydroxycitric acid.
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.