Garcinia Cambogia: Legit or Bust?

Written by Millionaire’s Digest Team Member: Nathan Ferreira

Founder & Owner of: Apex Fitness Co.

Millionaire’s Digest Team, Contributor, Healthy Living Writer

In my current workplace I get asked about Garcinia Cambogia multiple times a day from people who are curious as to if it works. Normally i dismiss any product I am unfamiliar with, but due to the abundance of concern regarding this product, I have decided to do my own research.

What is it?

Garcinia cambogia is actually a fruit that grows in Southeast Asia. People and labels claim that it boosts weight loss by deterring the body’s ability to absorb and store fat while replacing fat with toned muscles, and even going as far as improving your mood and suppressing the drive to react to stress with food. The working ingredient in this particular fruit is hydroxycitric acid (HCA), which is a substance found in garcinia cambogia that appears to inhibit the production of an enzyme called “citrate lyase” and interferes with fatty acid metabolism.

Customers at my job are raving about this product. So much in fact that I actually want to try it out myself. I have done research and realized that there is little to no evidence that backs these claims since not many studies have been done. But the way I see it working for clients and customers, makes me wonder how well it actually really works. I always tell people that there is no such thing as a miracle weight-loss pill, but maybe this particular product can work when combined with a better, healthier, more active lifestyle. I am going to be a guinea pig due to my own curiosity and try it while i conduct open stomach morning workouts and see where this new product takes me. Below i will provide a link to one of the most popular products that is out there.

Garcinia Cambogia

Article Credits: Nathan Ferreira

Millionaire’s Digest Team, Contributor

(For Body Building, Health, Fitness Bloggers & More)
  1. Aka MaKenzye 4 years ago

    Can’t wait to hear you review, after !

  2. One Fresh Dame 4 years ago

    Me too! I have tried it before but I wasn’t as serious about working out then than I am now. So I am curious to see what you find out.

  3. braedonh16 3 years ago

    Hey check out my blog I’m tracking my fitness progress and experience! Hope you enjoy I wrote a new post today!

  4. Aaron Williamson 3 years ago

    nice job mate

  5. Lisa Meister 3 years ago

    I am waiting to hear. I am trying it, too. I really hope it helps. I do know I have been less hungry while taking it.

  6. I have been seeing quite a bit about this product. I’ve never used it myself but am interested to know if it’s actually effective. I tend to think these types of products only offer a 5-10% benefit at most, but hey 10% still makes a difference. Cheers.


  7. thegirlnextdoor 3 years ago

    Every coin has 2 sides! I can see that

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