What is Malabar Tamarind?

The tamarind is a fruit that holds the key to successful weight loss. There is a part of this gourd from which they make an extract called Garcinia Cambogia. This precious part of the tamarind is also known as Malabar Tamarind. This wonder fruit grows in Indonesia and other places in Asia, Africa and India. The tamarind has been known for its special properties in Asia for a long time. They even make a soup out of it as an appetizer that suppresses the appetite, so that you will eat less at a meal.

Both Dr. Oz and Dr. Julie Chen have taken notice of Garcinia Cambogia as a miracle aid for weight loss. The active ingredient in the tamarind is HCA or hydroxycitric acid.

So, how does Garcinia Cambogia work for weight loss?

First, it aids in managing the level of cortisol, a hormone that results from stress within the body. Second, it works as an appetite suppressant. This helps you control how much you eat. Third, it helps block the formation of fat cells in the body. Fourth, it is known to decrease the amount of belly fat that you have. Finally, it increases your serotonin level, which produces an all around better mood. This helps control some of the bad emotions that make us eat. All told, Garcinia Cambogia helps with the full gamut of problems that ordinarily get in the way of losing weight. With most supplements, you are lucky if you have even two of these advantages.

The use of HCA helps people lose two to three times more weight than they would lose without it. Studies have shown that it is an effective way to lose weight. What is unique about Garcinia Cambogia is that you don’t even have to diet to lose weight. While you can lose even more weight with an appropriate diet, it works without it too. What must be remembered is that any supplement is a short term solution for weight loss. To maintain a slender, healthy body, you must adopt good eating and exercise habits.

There are four things that are important in any Garcinia Cambogia product that you purchase and use. First, make sure that the name Garcinia Cambogia (HCA) is on the bottle. It is important that it contain at least 50% HCA. Potassium and Calcium should be in the supplement. They help with metabolism. The daily dosage should be 1500-3000 milligrams. Finally, there should be no fillers, binders or artificial ingredients in the product.

What you can look forward to with diet and exercise is a loss of up to four pounds a month on Garcinia Cambogia. This has been documented in a study.

What is particularly nice about Garcinia Cambogia is that there are no side effects, unlike some of the medications that you might try to lose weight.

So, as is usually the case, natural methods triumph over medical ones. Garcinia Cambogia is a traditional substance in Asia that we are just now finding out about. With so many properties that can help you lose weight, it seems like the most rational choice out there. It is with good reason that Dr. Oz has called it “The Holy Grail of Weight Loss.”