A lot of folks are buzzing about weight loss dr oz supplement – thanks partly to a Internet scam that illegally used the Women’s Health brand likeness and copyrighted materials (and also the likeness and materials of other respected health brands) to market the pills. We wrote concerning the scam at length here, along with the best way to identify if you’ve been scammed.
But here’s something different super troubling about this all: All backstory about scammers aside, this type of slimming pill could be dangerous to your health.
Garcinia cambogia, which naturally is quite darn delicious and healthy, is actually a tropical fruit grown in Indonesia. (In addition, it goes from the name tamarind fruit.) Based on Purdue University, it’s abundant in calcium, phosphorus, iron, thiamine, riboflavin, and niacin. All great things, right?
Well, here’s where things get tricky: Its rind includes a compound called hydroxycitric acid (HCA), which proponents claim decreases appetite and prevents your body from storing food as fat. However, since dr oz recommended garcinia cambogia dosage are supplements, not drugs, the Food and Drug Administration doesn’t regulate their use or review their effectiveness or safety unless, as was the situation with OxyElite Pro, their use becomes connected to multiple hospitalisations, says medical weight-loss expert Dr Sue Decotiis. Which means that it’s around manufacturers to decide how much garcinia cambogia their pills pack, along with the other health-impacting ingredients are added to the mix.
“Most brands of garcinia cambogia extract weight loss supplements, including big names, have failed independent laboratory quality and quantity testing,” says Decottis. “Also, there has been no large-scale dexupky67 comparing garcinia to placeboes or some other supplements. There probably will not be any objective data on garcinia.”
What’s more, a 2005 study in Food and Chemical Toxicology found that high doses of garcinia cambogia hca dr oz caused testicular atrophy and toxicity in mice. Even though you don’t have testicles, that’s sure to help you become cringe.