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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Further, an exhaustive safety review by an independent panel of experts established GRAS [Generally Recognized as Safe] status for Citrin K, the potassium salt of hydroxycitric acid, in 2007.
According to Zen Health Labs, Garcinia Cambogia</a> Extract contains an active ingredient called hydroxycitric acid (HCA), which prevents the body from producing fat by inhibiting a key enzyme that helps to turn carbohydrates into fat.
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).
As an article on weight loss explains, Garcinia Cambogia contains a natural extract called hydroxycitric acid (HCA), which is the key ingredient that can help with weight loss.
The patent, titled "Bioavailable Composition of Natural and Synthetic HCA," covers the use of hydroxycitric acid (HCA) in combination with garcinol, branded Garcitrin, by Sabinsa Corp.
Hydroxycitric Acid (HCA), contained in Garcinia cambogia, is another promising anti-obesity agent with encouraging clinical data.
A single pill of Garcinia Cambogia select contains Hydroxycitric acid (HCA) that is obtained from an Asian fruit Garcinia cambogia.
It comes in two flavors, Apple Rose and Natural Peach, and it contains B vitamin complex, green tea polyphenols, hydroxycitric acid (HCA) and chromium.
Results from two new studies on Super CitriMax[R], a patent-pending, proprietary form of hydroxycitric acid (HCA) developed by InterHealth Nutraceuticals, were presented at the 34th annual meeting of the Society of Toxicology earlier this year.