Viridian HCA Hydroxy Citric Acid - NEW 30 capsules

Everybody is going mad for HCA for weightloss

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    Hydroxycitric acid (HCA) is a natural substance isolated from the fruit of the
    Malabar Tamarind (Garcinia cambogia), a yellowish fruit that is about the size of
    an orange, with a thin skin and, and deep furrows similar to an acorn squash. It is
    native to Southern India where it is dried and used extensively in curries. HCA has
    a chemical structure similar to that of citric acid

    Key features of the HCA:
    Weight loss
    HCA has been demonstrated to reduce the conversion of
    carbohydrates into stored fat by inhibiting certain enzyme
    • HCA inhibits the enzyme ATP citrate lyase, playing a critical role in energy storage.
    When calorie intake exceeds the body’s energy needs, the excess glucose is
    converted into glycogen, which is stored in the liver and muscle for future
    conversion. At this point, glucose from excessive calorie intake is converted into
    acetyl coenzyme A via a metabolic pathway involving this enzyme and then into fat
    molecules, which are stored in fat cells. HCA has been shown to bind to this enzyme
    to reduce the production of acetyl Coenzyme A and also increase the ability of the
    liver and muscles to synthesize and store glycogen.
    Research conducted on 90 obese subjects at Georgetown University in Washington
    concluded that at the end of 8 weeks, both body weight and body mass index (BMI)
    decreased by 5.4%, low-density lipoprotein and triglycerides levels were reduced by 12.9%
    and 6.9%, respectively, while high-density lipoprotein levels increased by 8.9%, serum leptin
    levels decreased by 38%, serotonin levels increased by 44.5% and urinary excretion of fat
    metabolites increased by 32-109%. No significant adverse effects were observed and the
    results confirm that HCA reduces body weight and BMI, suppresses appetite, improves blood
    lipid profiles, increases serum leptin and serotonin levels and increases fat oxidation more
    than placebo.
    • HCA also suppresses appetite and induces weight loss
    Exercise Performance
    Hydroxycitrate (HCA) ingestion may be effective because it promotes utilisation of fatty acid
    as an energy source. HCA is a competitive inhibitor of the enzyme ATP: citrate lyase, thereby
    increasing inhibition of lipogenesis in the body.
    Dosage: 500mg of HCA three times per day (before each meal).
    Known contraindications: HCA has not been linked to any adverse effects.
    Interactions: At the time of writing, there were no well-known drug interactions with HCA
    HCA 250mg Veg Caps
    Hydroxycitric acid extracted from the
    berry Garcinia cambogia.
    INGREDIENTS: one vegetarian capsule
    Garcinia cambogia (50% HCA)
    Providing HCA 250mg
    In a base of alfalfa, spirulina & bilberry

    South Africa
    HCA Hydroxy Citric Acid - NEW 30 capsules
    Bundle deals expire when stock runs out. T&Cs apply

    lydia, South Africa. 4 June 2014

    one week since I started using this product and im not entirely convinced still witing to see the results

    R 129

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