Stimulates the feeling of satiety and reduces the production of cholesterol
Garcinia contains, in addition to pectins, calcium and carbohydrates, hydroxycitric acid, to which it owes the effectiveness of the phytocomplex.
Hydroxycitric acid in fact reduces the synthesis of fatty acids, such as cholesterol and triglycerides, inhibiting the synthesis of lipids by the acetyl coenzyme A and promoting glycogen.
In this way it encourages a sense of satiety, inducing hepatic glycogen accumulation.
- Citric acid
- Hydroxycitric acid (HCA)
Garcinia is now also widely used in cosmetics as an active ingredient in anti-cellulite treatments.
Plant that grows wild in tropical areas, in particular it can be found in India, Indochina, Cambodia and the Philippines.
Garcinia can assist dieting by controlling appetite and satiety. It has a positive effect on cholesterol and triglycerides