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A good weight loss program can change your life. A bad weight loss program can leave you feeling frustrated and weak.

Many weight loss programs make similar claims. They claim to help you lose weight and keep it off, for example. They promise that you only need basic amounts of dieting and exercise to be successful. Some claim to be backed by concrete scientific evidence.

With so many weight loss programs out there, it’s hard to know which one is right for you. Today, we’re highlighting the best weight loss programs available today for those who want real results.

Rankings

The DASH Diet

The DASH Diet is at the top of many weight loss program lists today. The diet is particularly popular among those who want to lower blood pressure, speed up weight loss, and prevent diabetes. The acronym stands for Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension.

Although it’s catered towards those with high blood pressure, the DASH Diet is popular among all groups of people. It involves loading up on fruits, vegetables, and whole grains while removing foods rich in saturated fats from your diet. Studies have shown it can reduce high blood pressure and even prevent the onset of type 2 diabetes, among other benefits.

The thing we like most about the DASH Diet is that there are no scammy diet pills or disgusting pre-packaged meals to buy. You’re not paying for a subscription. Sure, you can buy DASH Diet recipe books online. However, everything you need to know about the DASH Diet is available online for free.

If you’re looking for a weight loss program backed by more scientific research than virtually anything else on this list, then the DASH Diet may be the right choice for you.

Mayo Clinic Diet

The Mayo Clinic Diet is one of the most science-backed weight loss programs available today. It’s the official diet recommended by the Mayo Clinic, one of the top medical centers in the United States. The diet is easy to follow, does not require you to buy overpriced supplements or meals, and can genuinely lead to long-term weight loss.

While following the Mayo Clinic Diet, expect to eat lots of fruits, vegetables, and whole grains. The diet starts with an intensive two-week cleanse during which you can lose 6 to 10 pounds. After that, you may lose 1-2 pounds per week until reaching your target weight.

You can follow the Mayo Clinic Diet’s advice online. Or, you can download the app for free or splurge on a premium subscription, which costs $2 to $4 per week depending on the length of your subscription. The free version of the app, however, contains plenty of great advice and many people will not feel the need to upgrade.

WW

Weight Watchers now calls themselves “WW”. The program has been around for decades, so you might think it’s outdated by modern standards. However, WW has done a good job of keeping up with the times. The program has been repeatedly updated over the years. Today, it continues to be one of the best diet and weight loss programs on the market.

WW promises to help you lose 2.6% more weight than an average diet and exercise program. Although WW’s program has changed over the years, the core “points” system remains the same. Certain foods are worth a certain number of points. No foods are off limits, although some foods are worth more points than others.

If you don’t like obsessively tracking calories and other macronutrients, then the WW points system can be very easy to follow.

HMR Program

The Health Management Resources (HMR) program is an intense weight loss and lifestyle change program that claims to help you lose weight fast and build healthier routines that last.

If you like structured diet and exercise programs, then the HMR Program may be the right choice for you. As long as you can follow the structure of the program, you should be able to start losing weight and building healthy long-term habits. Many dieters also like the coaching, digital resources, and online community of the HMR Program.

An average day on the HMR Program consists of at least 3 shakes, 2 entrees, and 5 servings of fruits and vegetables. The program also recommends doing at least some physical activity every day – even if it’s just a few short walks. All diet and exercise can be tracked with the HMR app.

Atkins Diet

The Atkins Diet skyrocketed in popularity in the 90s and 2000s. It’s known as the original low-carb diet. Some studies show that the Atkins Diet is extremely effective, delivering weight loss results 2.9% better than ordinary diet and exercise. Others have shown that the Atkins Diet isn’t as effective over the long-term, leading to weight loss results just 0.1% better than ordinary diet and exercise.

If you don’t want to severely reduce carbs to lose weight, then the Atkins Diet may be the right choice for you. It’s not perfect, and it’s not for everyone, but it has proven to be effective in multiple studies.

Zone Diet

The Zone Diet uses a similar basic principle to the Atkins Diet: you can cut out cars to lose weight. It combines this with something unique, however: by eating frequently, you can keep the body full, prevent food cravings, and lose weight naturally.

The diet is based on the idea of sticking to a specific ratio of 40% carbs, 30% protein, and 30% fat. Ideally, the carbs you consume will have a low glycemic index. If you can follow this rough guideline, then you may improve your health and wellness.

A study published in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) found that the Zone Diet outperformed the Atkins Diet and WW over a one year period. However, there have been few other studies demonstrating the long-term effectiveness of the Zone Diet.

My Fitness Pal

My Fitness Pal offers a free or cheap approach to losing weight. You download the app, then begin a (mostly) self-guided journey to weight loss results. My Fitness Pal is like 10 different fitness, dieting, and tracking apps rolled into one. You get an exercise tracker, meal planner, calorie counter, and more, for example.

Most My Fitness Pal features are available for free. The free version contains advertisements. You can upgrade to the Premium plan for $10 per month to lose the ads and access more detailed breakdowns of daily nutrients or set detailed goals.

We also appreciate My Fitness Pal because it encourages you to be self-sufficient: you’re not receiving prepackaged, low-calorie meals in the mail every week. Instead, you’re encouraged to cook healthier meals at home every day. You track every meal and snack in the calorie counter. For many people, this is the best way to get long-term results. Those who want more structure, however, and want to be told what to do, may opt for a program like Jenny Craig or Nutrisystem.

Vegetarian and Vegan Diets

Not all weight loss programs have to be created by private companies. A growing number of healthcare organizations now recommend vegetarian and vegan diets. The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, for example, released a paper this year stating that vegan and vegetarian diets are the best choices for people’s health. That organization is one of the top nutrition authorities in the United States.

If you find adopting a full-time vegan or vegetarian diet difficult, then consider a part-time diet. A part-time diet allows you to focus mostly on veggies while still eating fish, meat, dairy, and eggs a few times per week. Others, of course, may want to jump right into a full vegan diet.

With more vegans and vegetarians in the world today than ever before, it’s easy to follow a vegetarian or vegan diet.

Flat Belly Diet

The Flat Belly Diet is like a modified version of the Mediterranean diet. Expect to take lots of healthy fats, fruits, and vegetables with limited amounts of red meat.

The core tenet of the Flat Belly Diet is that you can reduce belly fat by eating more monounsaturated fatty acids (MUFAs). These fatty acids target and destroy belly fat while also promoting fullness and preventing overeating. Expect to eat lots of plant-based fats in nuts, seeds, chocolate, avocados, and olive oil.

One of the criticisms of that Flat Belly Diet is that some people have trouble sticking to the program over a long period of time. It also has fewer professional scientific studies than most other diets on this list. However, one study suggested that those following the Flat Belly Diet can lose up to 15 pounds in 32 days.

Keto Diet

The ketogenic diet, or keto diet, is a low-carb, high-fat diet linked with various health benefits. Supporters of the keto diet claim it’s the best way to lose weight and improve your health. Some dieticians, however, claim it’s one of the worst diets for your health.

The core tenet of the keto diet is that you maintain a diet where 75% of your calories come from fat, 20% come from protein, and only 5% come from carbs. You’re going to be eating lots of fat while following the keto diet while limiting your carbs.

Certain studies have been very supportive of the keto diet. Eating lots of fats encourages your body to enter a state of “ketosis”, which is the stage where your body burns its fat reserves. In this study, for example, people on the keto diet lost 2.2 times more weight than people on a normal low-calorie, low-fat diet. In a separate study, researchers found those on the keto diet lost three times more weight than those following a diet recommended by Diabetes UK.

Interestingly, the keto diet was originally designed to treat children with epilepsy. Since the keto diet has only become popular in recent years, its long-term effectiveness remains largely unknown.

Whole30 Diet

The Whole30 diet is like a more intense version of the paleo diet. It involves eliminating sugar, grains, legumes, dairy, soy, and alcohol from your diet completely for one month. That means your diet will mostly consists of meat, fruits, vegetables, nuts, and eggs.

One of the criticisms of the Whole30 diet is that it doesn’t train people to follow the diet long-term. It’s designed to be followed for 30 days whenever you feel like you need to lose weight or detoxify your body. Long-term adherence to the Whole30 diet is low.

The Mediterranean Diet

The Mediterranean Diet emphasizes nuts, vegetables, fruits, whole grains, and olive oil while limiting sweets and meats. It’s not a low carb diet: in fact, the Mediterranean diet involves eating bread, pasta, rice, couscous, polenta, and other whole grain meats and potatoes daily.

Many people also like the Mediterranean diet because it’s one of the few on the list that doesn’t discourage alcohol consumption: you’re allowed to drink red wine while following the Mediterranean diet. You’re also allowed to eat cheese daily.

Ultimately, the Mediterranean diet’s best evidence lies in countries like France and Italy, where people have longer lifespans and healthier weight levels than those in other first world countries. Many citizens of these countries eat a diet similar to the Mediterranean diet. If it works for them, it may work for you.

Jenny Craig

Jenny Craig, like Weightwatchers, is one of the most recognizable weight loss programs available today. It also has some of the best scientific evidence out of any weight loss program listed here. Compared to a standard diet and exercise program, those who follow Jenny Craig can expect to lose 4.9% more weight.

A big reason why Jenny Craig is successful is because you talk to a personal consultant once a week. Even if you don’t get much value from this meeting, it keeps you more honest than some of the self-directed diet programs listed here.

The Jenny Craig weight loss program includes a lot of structure. This isn’t a freewheeling weight loss program like some of the self-directed programs above. It involves eating pre-packaged low-calorie meals delivered to your house regularly while also exercising. If you don’t mind the added cost and structure, then the Jenny Craig diet may be the right choice for you. If you would rather have more freedom in your meals, however, and learn to cook healthy meals on your own, then this isn’t the right choice.

Noom

Noom is the first weight loss program on this list that is entirely app-based. The paid subscription is priced similarly to in-person WW, making it relatively expensive for an app. In exchange for that subscription, you get virtual weight loss advice in a gamified environment. Noom makes weight loss like a game. You earn points for learning about nutrition and staying on-target, for example. Noom encourages you at every step of the way – even when you experience a setback.

Noom also matches you with a coach and puts you in a group based on the answers you provided in your initial questionnaire.

Nutrisystem

Want someone to tell you exactly what to do and what to eat to lose weight? Nutrisystem may be the best choice for you. Nutrisystem can be expensive, and not everyone likes the food options. However, it’s also proven to be effective: by following the Nutrisystem meals, you can genuinely enjoy powerful weight loss results.

That being said, Nutrisystem ranks low on our list for a reason: dieters tend to give poor reviews of the food. Some claim the food is overly processed. Others claim it just doesn’t taste like anything.

However, if you want to be told exactly what to do and what to eat without thinking for yourself, then Nutrisystem may be one of the better options.

Our Rankings

Ranking today’s weight loss programs is difficult. Every weight loss program claims to help you lose weight quickly and easily. When every weight loss program makes a similar promise, how can we separate one program from another?

Weight loss programs also vary widely by type. Do you want to be told what to do? Do you want to have pre-packaged low-calorie meals delivered to your house ready to eat? Do you want to track everything through an app? Do you want to learn how to cook your own recipes?

Some of the factors we used to collect our rankings included:

Scientific Evidence: Some of the weight loss programs listed above have been studied in professional settings, with results published in peer-reviewed journals. That’s great! Other weight loss programs make bold claims about their effectiveness without backing up those claims with any evidence. Scientific evidence of real, long-term weight loss was the most important factor in ranking the weight loss programs above.

Long-term Adherence: Some diets help you quickly lose weight, only for you to quickly gain it all back within a few weeks. If a diet helps you lose 20 pounds in 30 days, but then you gain back 19 pounds in the next 30 days, then that’s not a very effective diet. Adherence is particularly a problem with some of the subscription-based diet programs listed above. Dieters get accustomed to the pre-packaged meals but never learn how to cook healthy meals for themselves. Long-term adherence played a crucial role in the rankings above.

Long-Term Results: Long-term adherence is slightly different than long-term results. Some diet programs – like low carb diets – are notorious for ruining your metabolism. You might lose weight short-term, only to gain it all back long-term. We analyzed the long-term results of the diets above over 1 month, 6 months, 1 year, 3 years, and 5 years.

Price and Value: Some of the weight loss programs listed above weren’t paid programs offered by private companies. You can follow vegetarian and Mediterranean diets for free, for example, without paying for an app or subscription. However, these programs can also be hard for certain people to follow. Some people don’t mind paying a few extra dollars to be told what to do to lose weight.

Self-Directed Versus Directed: Some people like to receive pre-packaged meals, while others would rather buy their own recipe books and ingredients. We don’t assume to know what you want, so we collected a range of options on our list of the best weight loss programs.

Company Transparency and Reputation: Companies like WW and Jenny Craig are some of the best-known companies in the weight loss space. However, not all weight loss program companies offer strong transparency and honesty. We emphasized companies that were transparent and reputable over companies looking to make a quick buck through overpriced diet pills.

Food Quality and Tastiness: Some weight loss programs deliver pre-packaged low-calorie meals to your house daily, but the meals are so gross that they’re tough to eat. Food quality and tastiness played a huge role in our rankings. If a diet program’s food tastes gross, then you’re unlikely to follow it for long anyway.

Customer Reviews and Other Factors: We analyzed a number of other factors to create the rankings above, including customer reviews and doctor recommendations, among other things.

Who Should Join a Weight Loss Program?

Weight loss programs are, understandably, designed for anyone who wants to lose weight. Studies have shown that most people in developed countries are overweight. In some countries, nearly 70% of the population is overweight.

Of course, some people want to lose weight even when they’re already a healthy weight. Some people want to lose weight for the summer. Others want to fit into a wedding dress.

Put simply, there are plenty of reasons to join a weight loss program.

The weight loss programs above work in different ways. Some programs hold your hand through the entire process, telling you exactly what to eat and at what times of the day to eat it.

Other programs take a hands-off approach, allowing you to research your own recipes and keep yourself honest.

Some of the weight loss programs above aren’t even strictly programs: the vegan diet, for example, and the Mediterranean diet, are free and easy for anyone to follow. All you need to do is look up a few recipes and buy groceries.

Benefits of Weight Loss Programs

Do weight loss programs have any concrete benefits? Do weight loss programs really help you lose weight? Or are they just low-quality programs designed to sell overpriced supplements and meal kits? Let’s look at some of the evidence behind today’s most popular weight loss programs.

First, one of the best ever studies on weight loss programs was published in the Annals of Internal Medicine in April 2015. That study compared weight loss programs based on their scientific results. Researchers looked at 45 studies comparing different weight loss programs. 39 of the 45 studies were randomized, controlled trials. All of the studies took place over a minimum of 12 weeks. After examining all of these studies, researchers found that certain weight loss programs were associated with better weight loss results than other programs.

Researchers found that Jenny Craig led to the best weight loss after 12 months, giving dieters 4.9% greater weight loss compared to a standard diet and exercise program. Other analyzed programs included Weight Watchers or WW, which led to 2.6% greater weight loss results, as well as the Atkins diet, which resulted in 0.1% to 2.9% greater weight loss. Low-calorie diet programs like Health Management Resources (HMR), Medifast, and OPTIFAST led to 4.0% greater weight loss in the short-term, although results were mixed over the long-term.

Ultimately, researchers concluded that study with the following:

“Clinicians could consider referring overweight or obese patients to Weight Watchers or Jenny Craig. Other popular programs, such as Nutrisystem, show promising weight-loss results; however, additional studies evaluating long-term outcomes are needed.”

One of the biggest problems with analyzing weight loss programs is that few programs have good long-term adherence rankings. Many weight loss programs are successful in the short-term (1 month to 12 months), but dieters gain back all the weight over the long-term (1 to 5 years).

Long-term weight loss is so rare, in fact, that there’s literally a national registry of “successful losers”. The National Weight Control Registry, or NWCR, was founded in 1994 by Rena Wing, Ph.D. The goal is to determine which weight loss programs are most effective over a long period of time, as well as which physical and psychological traits are associated with long-term weight loss.

Today, the NWCR consists of more than 6,000 individuals who have maintained a weight loss of at least 30 pounds for an average of more than 5 years. Individuals on the registry have several things in common, including engaging in high levels of physical activity, consuming a diet low in calories and fat, and self-monitoring weight and dietary intake.

According to the NWCR, other factors were also associated with long-term weight loss, including not skipping breakfast, maintaining a consistent diet, and exercising at least one hour per day. Based on this information, it seems long-term weight loss is more about behavioral factors than specific diet or exercise routines. If you find a diet that works for you and stick to it while also maintaining adequate exercise, then you could enjoy long-term weight loss results.

Good weight loss programs are aware of poor long-term weight loss results and take steps to correct them. Today’s leading weight loss programs all emphasize the power of education, teaching dieters to maintain healthy diet habits at home. If you rely too much on pre-cooked, pre-portioned low-calorie meals, then you may never learn to cook healthy meals for yourself.

While weight loss programs may vary in their efficacy and strategies, one thing is clear: weight loss can lead to powerful health benefits. In this study published in the International Journal of Obesity and Related Metabolic Disorders in 1992, researchers found that the effects of modest weight loss were significant. Obese and overweight individuals who experienced modest weight loss tended to live longer, have lower blood pressure, have a reduced risk of disease, and have better ratings in many other biological factors. In other words, losing a little bit of weight today can help you live longer, reduce your risk of heart disease, and reduce your risk of diabetes, among other benefits.

In fact, in a separate study, weight loss proved to be even more effective than exercising when it came to improving your health – at least among those who were already overweight. The study, published in 1995, showed that men who lost weight had a greater improvement in their risk factors for cardiovascular disease than men who exercised without losing weight.

Weight loss can improve more than just your physical health: it can also improve your mental health. This study published in 2011 found there was a significant correlation between weight loss and reduced symptoms of depression. That study involved nearly 500 obese individuals going through a weight loss trial.

A separate study in Australia in 2018 demonstrated similar results. Researchers analyzed overweight and obese men undergoing a weight loss program in Australia. 72% of men who had depression at the beginning of the study (before losing weight) no longer met the clinical criteria for depression at the end of the weight loss study. The average amount of weight lost during the study was modest: men only lost about 10 pounds, on average.

Overall, thousands of studies have been performed to demonstrate the effectiveness of various weight loss programs. These studies rarely indicate that one weight loss program is significantly better than another over the long-term. However, almost all of the studies show that behavioral factors – like sticking to a steady diet and exercise routine every day over a long period of time – is the biggest indicator of long-term weight loss.

Side Effects of Weight Loss Programs

Side effects of weight loss programs vary widely based on the program.

Some weight loss programs are downright deadly. “Starvation diets” or some of the hardcore fasting diets, for example, can cause significant health problems or even death.

Other weight loss programs involve too much of one ingredient or too little of another. Dieters who aren’t careful could find themselves significantly deficient in one nutrient or another, creating serious long-term health problems.

Low-carb diets, for example, have been shown to reduce your metabolic rate over time. That means your body processes food less quickly and efficiently. You might lose weight in the short-term because you’re cutting out carbs. In the long-term, however, your metabolic rate is worse, which means you might gain all of the weight back.

High-fat diets like the keto diet, meanwhile, have their own problems. Eating too much fat could increase your risk of cardiovascular disease. At the same time, your body needs certain fats. Research has shown that low-fat diets can cause omega 3 fatty acid intake to plummet, which also increases your long-term risk of cardiovascular disease.

Thinking of getting gastric bypass surgery to lose weight? Bariatric surgery can encourage you to eat less. However, eating fewer calories is often associated with nutritional deficiencies. In this study, researchers found that your nutritional deficiency was proportional to the amount of weight lost. Based on this study, it seems likely that restrictive weight loss programs where you limit the number of calories could lead to similar issues.

Ultimately, many of these weight loss program side effects can be solved with careful dietary tracking or doctor supervision.

FAQs About Weight Loss Programs

Q: What’s the best way to lose weight quickly?

A: The best way to lose weight quickly is to stop eating anything. The second best way to lose weight quickly is to follow a low-calorie diet while still getting your recommended Daily Value of nutrients. If you have the mental fortitude to follow a healthy, low-calorie diet over a long period of time, then you could enjoy significant weight loss results – at least over the short-term.

Q: What’s the best way to lose weight and keep it off?

A: Crash diets and starvation diets are a great way to lose weight quickly. Studies have shown, however, that they rarely lead to long-term weight loss. Most dieters gain the weight back within 12 months. Studies have also shown, however, that the best long-term weight loss results occur in patients who undergo behavioral changes. If you can maintain a steady diet and exercise routine every day, for example, then you should have no trouble losing weight and keeping it off.

Q: What’s the best weight loss program for men?

A: Women frequently complain that men can lose weight more easily. That’s somewhat true in the short-term, although long-term results are mixed. 77% of the members of the National Weight Control Registry, for example, are women. Some researchers believe that part of the problem is that men believe working out alone is enough to lose weight. There’s a stigma among some men that dieting is for women. Any of the diet programs listed above will be good for both men and women seeking to lose weight. All weight loss programs listed above are catered to both men and women.

Q: What’s the most successful commercial weight loss program?

A: According to the review roundup mentioned above, Jenny Craig has consistently outperformed its competitors in randomized controlled trials (RCTs). Dieters following Jenny Craig lost 5% more weight than the average person just following a diet and exercise routine. However, there have been few studies analyzing the long-term weight loss results (1 to 5 years) of any major commercial weight loss program.

Q: Are weight loss programs dangerous?

A: They can be! Certain people don’t need to lose any more weight, for example. Others fail to maintain adequate nutritional intake during the program. Some people try starvation diets or crash diets that can wreak havoc on your body’s systems. To avoid all of these dangers, consult with a medical professional before beginning any weight loss program.

Q: What separates good weight loss programs from bad ones?

A: Good weight loss programs consistently offer behavioral guidance in addition to diet and exercise guidance. You can tell someone to diet and exercise, but until that person makes behavioral changes, it’s unlikely the person will lose weight long term. Some of the best weight loss programs listed above assign a diet coach to you to improve effectiveness.

Q: Are weight loss programs expensive?

A: Some weight loss programs deliver pre-packaged, ready-to-eat, low-calorie meals to your house every week while also providing customized guidance. These programs, understandably, can be very expensive, costing anywhere from $100 to $500 per week. Other weight loss programs are free and available to anyone with a smartphone. Some offer a mix of free and premium services: you can pay an extra $5 to $10 per month for customized guidance and advanced features for example. Of course, some of the weight loss programs listed above are completely free: you just need to buy groceries.

Final Word

There’s no single “best weight loss program” available today.

Every weight loss program has its own unique pros and cons. Different weight loss programs will appeal to different people.

The best weight loss programs emphasize not only diet and exercise, but also long-term behavioral changes. If you can learn how to cook healthy meals for yourself long-term while also exercising daily, then you may be able to easily lose a lot of weight with any weight loss program.

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TurmaSlim: Healthy Plant-Based Weight Loss Turmeric Supplement?

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TurmaSlim is a supplement that consumers can use to help them lose weight with plant-based ingredients. The product can be purchased directly from the official website, where consumers can also get many tips on the best ways to lose weight outside of this supplement.

What is TurmaSlim?

When it comes to weight loss, the struggle is real. Figuring out the right diet and exercise routine independently can be more stressful than the regimen itself. However, the creators of TurmaSlim believe that they have a solution.

According to the claims online, the use of TurmaSlim may:

Calling themselves “pioneers,” the team behind TurmaSlim uses “a new science-based method” that uses a blend of plant-based ingredients. The team is clear that they are hoping to get their product to at least 1 million people by the end of 2020. Though there are not many ingredients, the main weight-loss ingredient involved is Forskolin.

Purchasing TurmaSlim

The total cost of TurmaSlim will entirely depend on how many bottles the user wants to purchase at once. The product is available in the following increments:

  • 1 bottle: $69 each
  • 2 bottles: $59 each
  • 4 bottles: $44 each

All of the orders come with a 21-day diet regimen, an eBook about using turmeric, and a 21-day workout plan.

Every order placed is covered by a 90-day guarantee, allowing consumers to get a refund within the allotted time.

Contacting the Creators of TurmaSlim

Even though there’s information on the website, consumers may find themselves with additional questions. The customer service team can be reached by emailing support@turmaslim.com, and the customer will receive a reply within 48 hours.

Consumers can also call 858-876-4753, if they want to speak with a representative in real time.

TurmaSlim Review Summary

The TurmaSlim regimen is fairly new and doesn’t provide much information consumers beyond some promises of success and few details on the actual label. The company doesn’t describe how long the user should take part in the regimen, or what to expect when they do. However, based on the ingredients, it appears that this product may give the metabolism a boost and reduce inflammation.

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Best Garcinia Cambogia Supplements of 2019

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Garcinia cambogia is an herbal extract prized for its purported weight loss properties.

Garcinia supporters will tell you that the herb can suppress appetite, for example, and induce fat burning. Since hitting the internet in 2013, garcinia cambogia has grown to become one of the trendiest weight loss supplements.

Garcinia cambogia traces its popularity back to the same source as many other trendy diet pill ingredients: Dr. Oz. On a 2013 episode of The Dr. Oz Show, the famous TV doctor described garcinia a “revolutionary fat buster” and the “most exciting breakthrough in natural weight loss today.”

Now, six years later, there are hundreds of garcinia cambogia supplements available, all of which make similar promises. Today, we’re ranking the best garcinia cambogia supplements on the market, including whether or not science supports using garcinia cambogia.

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Potent Organics Garcinia Cambogia

This supplement is the bestselling garcinia diet pill on Amazon in most months. It also has over 4,700 reviews, most of which are very positive (average rating is 3.9 stars out of 5). Each 1 capsule (60 capsules per container) includes 700mg of garcinia cambogia extract with 95% HCA. Other listed ingredients include potassium, calcium, and chromium to enhance absorption.

Potent Organics claims their supplement is “100% safe” and “works as an appetite suppressant and carb blocker to increase metabolism.” We also appreciate that the supplement is backed by a 90 day money back guarantee.

Potent Organics also has more of a social conscience than most other diet pill providers. The company claims that a portion of every purchase goes towards providing “lifesaving nutritional support to underserved moms and children around the world.” In addition to making a bestselling garcinia cambogia supplement, Potent Organics sells apple cider vinegar, chlorella, ashwagandha, resveratrol, and other trendy supplements.

BioSchwartz Premium Ultra Pure Garcinia Cambogia

It’s hard to argue against this supplement. BioSchwartz is one of the biggest names in the supplement industry. Their garcinia cambogia supplement knocks it out of the park in terms of purity and dosage. The formula contains 1600mg of garcinia cambogia extract with 960mg of standardized HCA. BioSchwartz claims their extract is “100% pure premium extract” free of allergens, gluten, and GMOs.

We also like that the supplement contains more than just garcinia cambogia formula. Each 3 capsule serving (30 servings per container) includes 1500mg of garcinia cambogia extract with 95% HCA, 75mg of potassium chloride, 75mg of calcium carbonate, and 295mcg of chromium nicotinate glycinate chelate. These dosages are very small (1% to 6% of your Daily Value) but may enhance the absorption of garcinia cambogia.

Overall, BioSchwartz is a trusted supplement name in an industry filled with sleazy diet pills.

Afterglow Supplements 100% Pure Garcinia Cambogia

Afterglow’s garcinia diet pill supplement has one of the highest doses on this list with 3000mg of garcinia cambogia extract (95% HCA) in each 2 capsule serving (30 servings per container). The only other listed ingredients are 150mg of potassium and vegetable cellulose (part of the vegetarian capsule).

Afterglow’s high dose makes it the heftiest garcinia supplement on this list. According to the manufacturer, this high dose will raise “energy levels in your body, detox your digestive system and even increase your natural immunity”, among other health benefits.

Each bottle is priced at around $26 on Amazon, putting this supplement in the mid-to-high range compared to others on this list. However, Afterglow’s garcinia supplement is one of the bestselling products in the category, and its strong dose gives it better value per mg than most other options here.

DietWorks Garcinia Cambogia

DietWorks offers a popular garcinia cambogia supplement that may offer the best value on this list. Each tablet (90 tablets per container) includes 500mg of garcinia cambogia fruit extract with 50% HCA content. The dosage and concentration are not as high as other supplements listed here. However, considering DietWorks Garcinia Cambogia costs as little as $10 per bottle, it’s easy to take multiple capsules per day while still keeping costs cheaper than other providers on this list.

In addition to 500mg of garcinia cambogia extract, each capsule includes calcium to enhance absorption. All ingredients are packaged into a cellulose capsule.

DietWorks is based in New Jersey and manufactures its garcinia cambogia supplement in the United States.

Orphic Nutrition All Natural Garcinia Cambogia

Orphic Nutrition claims their garcinia cambogia supplement is the “highest potency” option because it has 2100mg in each 3 veggie capsule serving (30 servings per container). The formula also includes 105mg of potassium, 105mg of calcium, and 420mcg of chromium, all of which should enhance the absorption of the formula.

Orphic Nutrition specifically claims their supplement can support weight loss, assist metabolism, burn fat, and increase energy levels. By taking three capsules per day, you can lose weight easily by supressing appetite and boosting fat burning. In fact, Orphic Nutrition even claims their supplement “is an effective and simple way to elevate your mood” – few other garcinia supplement makers on this list make this claim.

Alpha Male Nutritional Garcinia Cambogia

Alpha Male Nutrition makes a popular garcinia cambogia supplement with 60% HCA and 1,000mg of garcinia cambogia extract in each 2 capsule serving. Other listed ingredients include 16mg of calcium, 220mcg of chromium, and 55mg of potassium, all of which should enhance absorption.

While most other supplements on this list use a veggie capsule, Alpha Male Nutritional uses a gelatin capsule instead. All purchases come with a 30 day money back guarantee.

 

 

Purely Inspired 100% Pure Garcinia Cambogia

Purely Inspired 100% Pure Garcinia CambogiaPurely Inspired offers one of the best-value garcinia cambogia supplements available today. The company’s two-pack continues to be one of the bestselling garcinia supplements on Amazon. It’s also available as a single pack from Walmart and other major retailers.

Each 2 capsule serving of the supplement includes 1500mg of garcinia cambogia extract standardized to 50% HCA content. There are only two other listed active ingredients, including 240mg of calcium and 22mcg of chromium. There are 50 servings (100 capsules) in each container, and you can buy a container for under $17 from Walmart and other major retailers. If buying the two pack, you can save even more money.

Purely Inspired is also a big name in the diet pill space: the company claims to be North America’s number one selling weight loss supplement brand.

Natrogix Garcinia Cambogia

Natrogix Garcinia CambogiaNatrogix’s garcinia cambogia supplement contains 80% HCA concentration and 1000mg of garcinia cambogia extract in each 2 veggie capsule serving. With 90 servings (180 capsules) per container, it’s also one of the best-value supplements on the market. The formula is made in the United States in a GMP-certified, FDA-registered facility. It’s also vegan. In addition to containing garcinia cambogia, the formula contains absorption-boosting minerals like calcium, potassium, and chromium.

One of the things we appreciate about Natrogix is its customer service: the company offers a 365 day (!) money back guarantee – and you don’t even have to return the bottle. Just contact the company if you’re unsatisfied. Few other manufacturers stand behind their supplement like this.

Natrogix also claims their formula can increase weight loss “by 2 to 3 times what a person would lose with just diet and exercise alone.” The formula works because it “blocks fat production and turns fat into glycogen” – similar to how other garcinia cambogia supplements on this list claim to work.

NutriRise Garcinia Cambogia

nutrise garcinia cambogiaNutriRise’s garcinia cambogia supplement delivers a hefty dose of 3000mg of garcinia cambogia extract to support weight loss and healthy weight management. That’s a significantly higher dose than most other supplements on this list, which tend to use a daily serving between 1000mg and 2500mg of garcinia cambogia extract.

However, that 3000mg dosage you see on the label is misleading: NutriRise has simply doubled their daily serving size to get to 3000mg. Each 2 veggie capsule serving contains 1500mg of garcinia cambogia extract. There are 30 servings (60 capsules) in each container. So if you double the daily service size, you’ll get to 3000mg.

Sleazy marketing tactics aside, NutriRise’s garcinia supplement is one of the bestselling options in its category on Amazon. The formula is made in the United States. With over 1200 reviews, the supplement has an average rating of 4.2 stars out of 5.

Swanson Super CitriMax Garcinia Cambogia

Swanson claims their garcinia cambogia supplement is “clinical strength”. Again, this is a bit misleading because there’s no “clinical dose” of garcinia.

The name of this supplement can be confusing: why does Swanson call it “CitriMax” instead of just garcinia cambogia? Well, the company has created a proprietary formula called “Super CitriMax” that contains garcinia cambogia extract with 60% HCA, calcium, chromium, and potassium all rolled into one. It’s one of the few garcinia cambogia formulas on this list that has been patented.

Swanson’s garcinia supplement continues to be a niche product on Amazon compared to other garcinia supplements on this list. However, it may be the right choice if you’re looking for something different.

Quality Encapsulations Garcinia Cambogia

Quality Encapsulations Garcinia CambogiaQuality Encapsulations is a popular garcinia cambogia supplement on Amazon. At one point, it was even the bestselling formula on the online retailer. Since then, however, the supplement has been passed by competitors with higher dosages. The Quality Encapsulations ingredients list is fairly typical: there’s 500mg of garcinia cambogia extract in each capsule standardized to 60% HCA.

As with other competing supplements, a portion of the HCA is delivered via chromium salt, with a 200mcg of chromium in every two capsule serving. Calcium and potassium have also been added.

The Quality Encapsulations garcinia supplement has encountered a reputation problem online. Some reports online say that the supplement contains 49% HCA and not 60% HCA, for example. It’s also one of the lowest rated garcinia supplements on Amazon with a rating of 4.2 stars out of 5. Nearly 1 in 4 reviewers (24% of all 770+ reviews) gave the supplement 1 star.

NatureWise Garcinia Cambogia

naturewise garcinia cambogiaNatureWise’s garcinia cambogia supplement contains 60% HCA, which is about standard for other supplements on this list. there’s 500mg of garcinia cambogia formula in each vegetable cellulose capsule.

NatureWise is one of the more trusted supplement manufacturers in the industry. The company has a long history of making good, third-party-tested supplements. And, with over 14,000 reviews on Amazon and an average rating of 4.0 stars, this supplement is one of the most popular and highest rated garcinia cambogia supplements available today.

 

 

Natures Design Garcinia Cambogia

Natures Design Garcinia CambogiaNatures Design Garcinia Cambogia is standardized to 65% HCA content. The entire formula is packaged into a 770mg proprietary blend that includes garcinia cambogia, calcium carbonate, potassium chloride, and chromium. These are all standard ingredients in any garcinia supplement, although the lack of disclosure of individual dosages is strange.

It’s also unusual that the Natures Design packaging says that the formula has 75% HCA content while the Amazon listing claims 65%. If these issues don’t bother you, however, then you’ll be pleased to note that Natures Design claims their supplement has the same weight loss benefits as other garcinia diet pills on this list.

Angry Supplements Garcinia Cambogia PM Weight Loss Sleep Aid

Angry Supplements Garcinia Cambogia PM Weight Loss Sleep AidThis supplement is much different than others on this list: it doesn’t just contain garcinia cambogia; it also contains a wide range of minerals, herbal extracts, and other weight loss compounds. You take a 2 tablet serving before bed as a natural sleep aid and the ingredients encourage your body to burn weight overnight.

Key ingredients in the formula include dandelion root extract, 350mg of garcinia cambogia extract, 100mg of L-Tryptophan, 30mg of raspberry ketone, and 4mg of melatonin. None of these dosages are particularly high, and Angry Supplements doesn’t disclose the concentration of HCA in their garcinia cambogia extract.

If you’re looking for a unique garcinia cambogia diet pill that contains more than just pure garcinia formula, then this may be the right choice for you. However, the low dose makes it subpar for those who just want pure garcinia in the highest possible concentration.

Our Rankings

Every garcinia cambogia supplement manufacturer seems to promise the same thing: they all promise to deliver high dosages of pure garcinia cambogia with concentrations between 50% and 95%. They all claim to help you lose weight by supressing appetite and boosting metabolism.

If we only looked at the bottles and manufacturers’ promises, it would be impossible to tell these supplements apart. Fortunately, our editorial team looked at a lot more than that when compiling our rankings:

HCA Concentration: Typically, studies use an HCA dose ranging from 1,000mg to 2,000mg per day. Most garcinia supplements above contain 300mg to 500mg of HCA in each capsule, and you typically take 3 capsules per day. We emphasized supplements that contained the same dose used in clinical trails.

Pure Garcinia Cambogia: We emphasized supplements that contained only pure garcinia cambogia and basic minerals – like potassium, calcium, and chromium salts. However, we did list several supplements that contained additional ingredients – like melatonin – for those who wanted to take a more unique garcinia supplement.

Delivery Method: All of the supplements listed above come in the form of capsules. We emphasized veggie or vegan capsules over gelatin capsules. There are few major garcinia cambogia supplements that come in the form of bulk powders.

Label Transparency: Many of the supplements listed above transparently disclose each ingredient in the diet pill. Some supplements, however, hide all ingredients behind a proprietary label, making it impossible to determine individual ingredient dosages.

Lab Testing: We preferred supplements that used third party lab testing to verify purity.

Reputation: Some garcinia cambogia diet pill manufacturers have been producing supplements for over a decade. Other manufacturers have limited history or only produce low-quality diet pills. Garcinia cambogia is a trendy diet pill ingredient, and that means the industry attracts a range of manufacturers of all reputations.

Price and Value: We understand not everyone wants to spend $500 on a 30-day supply of a diet pill. We emphasized supplements that provided good value at any budget level.

Based on all of the above factors and hours of deliberation, our editorial team compiled the garcinia cambogia supplement rankings above.

Who Should Buy Garcinia Cambogia?

The people who take garcinia cambogia are typically interested in one benefit: weight loss.

Garcinia cambogia supplements have been heavily promoted as a miracle cure for weight loss. Ever since Dr. Oz described garcinia as a powerful weight loss ingredient back in 2013, garcinia manufacturers have promoted the ingredient’s weight loss properties heavily.

The reason garcinia cambogia is a popular weight loss supplement is because it has multiple properties that make it easier to lose weight.

First, some people take garcinia cambogia to supress their appetite. In clinical studies, garcinia cambogia has been shown to supress appetite when taken 30 minutes before a meal. Many of the supplements listed above specifically recommend that you take the pill 30 minutes before a meal.

Some garcinia supplements also claim to be carb or fat blockers. Some manufacturers claim their pills can block your body from creating fat from the foods you eat, for example.

Next, we’ll talk about the studies behind garcinia cambogia. Is garcinia cambogia really a weight loss miracle? Or is it just an over-hyped diet pill ingredient?

Benefits of Garcinia Cambogia

Garcinia cambogia is one of the hottest diet pill ingredients in the world today. However, large-scale studies on humans remain surprisingly rare. Below, we’ll discuss some of the proven scientific benefits of garcinia cambogia.

First, interest in garcinia cambogia as a diet pill ingredient spiked after a study by researchers at Japan’s Kyushu University in 2003. Researchers gave garcinia cambogia extract to mice, then fed them an obesity-inducing diet and analyzed the results.

The mice received a diet consisting of 10% pure sugar by weight, which is typical for a diet intending to induce obesity. Half of the mice were given garcinia cambogia extract, while the other half received nothing.

Over a four week period, the mice fed a garcinia cambogia supplement did not gain less weight than the mice in the control group. However, mice in the garcinia group did have better levels of glucose metabolism and better levels of a hormone called leptin, which tells the body when it’s full. When leptin levels are high, your body feels full and you naturally eat less.

Because of the leptin-boosting effects of garcinia witnessed in this study, some believe that garcinia helps you feel fuller. Critics note that the body weight of the mice remained the same. However, this could have been because the study wasn’t long enough. Or, the change in leptin levels may not have been large enough to influence appetite.

Researchers at Kyungpook National University in South Korea launched a similar study and published their work in the World Journal of Gastroenterology in 2013. Over the course of a 16-week study, obesity-prone mice were fed a high-fat diet. The mice were separated into two groups, with one group receiving a 1% garcinia cambogia extract by weight.

At the end of the 16 week period, the two groups of mice had no difference in body weight or food consumption. However, mice in the garcinia group had less visceral fat (belly fat) than mice in the control group. Researchers believed the reduced fat formation was a direct result of an inhibition in the activity of a particular enzyme responsible for synthesizing fatty acids inside fat cells. In other words, garcinia cambogia blocked an enzyme responsible for creating belly fat.

What about studies in humans? One study published in the Journal of Obesity in 2011 reviewed the results of 12 randomized controlled trials (RCTs) on using garcinia cambogia for weight loss. Researchers found that the weight loss effect was small but it was statistically significant when combining the results of all studies.

In other words, garcinia cambogia didn’t lead to massive weight loss in all studies, but it did lead to some weight loss in most studies, suggesting that garcinia cambogia could significantly boost a weight loss routine.

The bad news is that of those 12 studies, only a few were considered to be statistically rigorous. In the statistically rigorous studies, garcinia cambogia did not exhibit the same powerful weight loss effects.

Nevertheless, because of their findings, researchers recommended larger and higher-quality studies into the potential benefits of garcinia cambogia for weight loss.

When garcinia cambogia caught Dr. Oz’s attention back in 2012/2013, he praised the ingredient for being a weight loss miracle. He cited several smaller, unpublished studies showing that garcinia cambogia led to significant weight loss in participants. Although these studies involving humans and garcinia cambogia seemed promising, real results have been lacking in other human studies.

In this study, for example, subjects were randomized to receive either 1500mg of HCA or a placebo while also following a high-fiber, low energy diet for 12 weeks. Body weight was evaluated every other week and fat mass was measured at weeks 0 and 12.

At the end of the 12 week period, researchers found that patients in both groups lost a significant amount of weight during the 12 week treatment. They also found there were “no significant differences” between the garcinia group and the control group in terms of weight loss, body fat mass loss, and other metrics. Because of these results, researchers concluded that “garcinia cambogia failed to produce significant weight loss and fat mass loss beyond that observed with placebo.”

A similar study indicated that HCA could help with fat loss – but it also caused inflammation and scarring in the liver.

Meanwhile, this study published in Fitoterapia in 2015 described how garcinia cambogia encouraged weight loss through three primary methods of action, including increased fat oxidation, decreased fat formation, and reduced food intake related to serotonin levels.

Some people take garcinia cambogia to lower cholesterol. Garcinia cambogia has shown some small connections to lower cholesterol in certain studies, although its effects seem similar to taking something as simple as a fiber supplement.

In this study published in Phytotherapy Research in 2008, for example, researchers analyzed the effects of garcinia cambogia on a group of 58 obese subjects taking either garcinia cambogia or a placebo. 26 people took 2.4g of garcinia cambogia every day over a 12 week period, with 3 equal doses taken before each meal. Researchers found that the group taking garcinia cambogia had “a significant reduction” in total cholesterol than the placebo group.

Another positive study analyzing the weight loss and cholesterol reducing benefits of garcinia cambogia was also published in Phytotherapy Research in 2014. The study involved 43 obese women aged 25 to 60. Researchers found that garcinia cambogia led to a short-term decrease in triglyceride levels. However, leptin and insulin levels did not change significantly between the two groups.

Overall, large-scale human studies on garcinia cambogia remain hard to find. While some of the studies above did not find statistically significant benefits for garcinia cambogia, many of the studies recommended more large-scale studies of garcinia cambogia in the future.

Side Effects of Garcinia Cambogia

The National Institutes of Health (NIH) and its National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health had this to say about the side effects of garcinia cambogia:

“Taking garcinia cambogia for short periods (12 weeks or less) appears safe for most people.”

Most studies linked above involved taking garcinia cambogia for 12 weeks or less. Few studies have analyzed the long-term safety or efficacy of garcinia cambogia in human subjects.

It’s also important to control the dose of garcinia cambogia and follow the manufacturer’s recommended daily dose. Some patients have ended up hospital with liver failure after taking too much garcinia cambogia extract, according to scattered reports online.

One study published in the World Journal of Gastroenterology in 2016, for example, described the case of a 34-year old man taking a garcinia cambogia supplement for five straight months before being admitted to hospital with liver failure. The medical team believed that garcinia cambogia was the primary cause of liver failure – likely due to toxic buildup of HCA.

Another study seemed to connect garcinia cambogia to heart problems. In this study, a patient developed acute heart inflammation after taking a garcinia cambogia supplement for just two weeks. Aside from this single case, however, there have been no reported incidents of heart problems linked to garcinia cambogia.

Another issue with garcinia cambogia is that the industry is not well-regulated. Some manufacturers claim to use a high dose of garcinia cambogia extract with 95% HCA concentration, for example, when actual tests reveal a much smaller dosage and much lower HCA concentration.

What’s even more worrying is that some sleazy manufacturers add caffeine and other additives to their diet pills. You take the pill and are convinced you feel more energetic – but it’s just because you took a caffeine pill.

There are also scattered reports online of patients getting headaches, fatigue, dry mouth, digestive issues, skin rashes, or feelings of fuzziness or weakness after taking garcinia cambogia.

Generally, however, garcinia cambogia is a very well-tolerated diet pill ingredient linked with no major side effects.

Recommended Dosage of Garcinia Cambogia

Most studies linked above focused on the dosage of hydroxycitric acid (HCA) as opposed to the dose of garcinia cambogia.

In most studies analyzing the weight loss effects of garcinia cambogia and HCA, participants took between 1,000 and 2,000mg of HCA per day. Typically, the dose was split into 2 or 3 daily doses.

The supplements above tend to have similar doses. You take 3 servings per day with around 1,000mg of garcinia cambogia extract per serving standardized to 60% HCA content, which works out to 1800mg of HCA in total per day.

The most important thing to remember is to follow the manufacturer’s dosage. Do not exceed that dosage. Speak with a doctor before taking garcinia cambogia in any form.

FAQs About Garcinia Cambogia

Q: What is garcinia cambogia?

A: Garcinia cambogia is extracted from the fruit of a plant native to Indonesia. Garcinia cambogia specifically comes from the extract of the flesh or rind of this fruit. The extract contains high levels of HCA, which is rumored to have powerful weight loss benefits.

Q: What are other names for garcinia cambogia?

A: Garcinia cambogia has become the name most associated with the trendy diet pill ingredient. However, other common names for the plant, fruit, or extract include Garcinia gummi-gutta, rindleberry, Malabar tamarind, kudam puli, or pot tamarind. The tropical species is officially known as Garcinia gummi-gutta, and it’s one of several species of Garcinia native to Indonesia. However, the plant was formerly officially known as Garcinia cambogia, which is why the name sticks around today.

Q: What does garcinia cambogia look like?

A: Garcinia cambogia fruit looks like a small pumpkin – about the size of a softball. The rind of the fruit is green to pale yellow in color.

Q: What is HCA?

A: HCA, or hydroxycitric acid, is one of the active compounds in garcinia cambogia extract. It’s a special type of molecule that may inhibit the formation of fat and suppress appetite. Because of these properties, some studies have linked HCA and garcinia cambogia to weight loss results.

Q: What is a good concentration of HCA?

A: Typical concentrations of HCA range from 50% to 95%. However, most reputable manufacturers stick with doses of 60% HCA, which is the concentration of the most popular garcinia cambogia extract used by today’s manufacturers. Be wary when manufacturers advertise concentrations as high as 95% or more.

Q: Does garcinia cambogia really work?

A: Despite what Dr. Oz says, garcinia cambogia isn’t a miracle fruit that will cause you to lose 10 pounds overnight. However, certain studies have shown the fruit can be effective for weight loss when paired with a healthy diet and exercise routine.

Q: Is garcinia cambogia safe to use? Are there any side effects?

A: The vast majority of garcinia cambogia studies indicate that the supplement is safe to take for up to 12 weeks when following normal doses. Most people tolerate garcinia cambogia very well. However, as mentioned above, there have been worrying cases of patients experiencing liver problems after taking garcinia supplements for, say, 5 months or longer. While garcinia cambogia is largely believed to be safe, there are some concerns about its toxicity and effects on the liver.

Q: How does garcinia cambogia lead to weight loss?

A: Garcinia cambogia may encourage weight loss in several different ways. It has multiple methods of action. Some studies indicate it works as an appetite suppressant when taken before meal times, for example. Other studies suggest that garcinia cambogia decreases fat synthesis, reducing your body’s ability to store fat. Ultimately, more studies need to be done to confirm these benefits.

Q: How do I take garcinia cambogia for weight loss?

A: Most studies on using garcinia cambogia for weight loss involve taking 1,000mg to 2,000mg of HCA per day. At this dose, participants in some studies have experienced significant weight loss results. In all studies analyzing the weight loss benefits of garcinia, participants have paired the supplement with a healthy diet and exercise routine.

Q: Can I pair garcinia cambogia with apple cider vinegar for better weight loss results?

A: Some people take garcinia cambogia and apple cider vinegar at the same time because they believe it leads to better weight loss results. There are no studies verifying this benefit. However, both garcinia and apple cider vinegar have become trendy weight loss ingredients at around the same time, so that’s one reason why the two are commonly paired together.

Q: Can I lose weight while taking garcinia cambogia without dieting or exercising?

A: Most studies on garcinia cambogia have analyzed the weight loss effects of the compound when paired with diet and exercise. No study has shown that you can lose weight on garcinia cambogia without diet or exercise.

Final Word

There’s some evidence showing garcinia cambogia can help you lose weight. Some studies show garcinia cambogia works by supressing appetite and blocking the activity of an enzyme responsible for fat formation.

Overall, however, there are few largescale human studies confirming the weight loss benefits of garcinia cambogia. Many of the studies on garcinia to date have involved rats or mice, for example, while the studies in humans have indicated small or negligible results.

Nevertheless, weight loss effects have been observed in certain studies on humans. Researchers have also repeatedly recommended that more research be done on garcinia cambogia to confirm its benefits. It’s possible garcinia cambogia has powerful, proven weight loss results that have yet to be discovered – although it’s also possible garcinia cambogia is an over-hyped diet pill ingredient backed by limited science.

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Keto Boost Extract

One of the most talked about ketone boosting supplements this past few weeks has been a supplement known as Keto Boost Extract. It came across our radar from our readers as well as our supplement research team as well as countless emails from subscribers.

Its known as a support aid for ketogenic dieters. Ketone supplements are not anything new for 2019, but they have been increasing in popularity over the past couple of years.

“Ketone booster” have been all over the news. Benefits, Studies, and even Scams. You name it you will have probably heard something good or bad about it.

It's not a miracle drug but it could help you break through a plateau. They can help get your body in a state of ketosis which is the perfect condition to dropping unwanted weight. Eating right is the best way to do it, but supplements can help aid. Lets see how Keto Boost Extract stacks up with other supplements on the market:

About Keto Boost Extract

  • Name: Keto Boost Extract
  • Website: ketoboostextract.com
  • Phone: (801) 900-3481
  • Email: support@ketoboostextract.com
  • Return Address: 1376 W. Center St. Orem, UT 84003
  • Supplement Price: 1 bottle for $39 (2 for $59, 3 for $69, and 6 for $99)
  • Directions: Take 2 capsules daily with water. 1 to 2 times per day. 30 minutes before a meal.
  • Ingredient List:
    • Calcium Beta Hydroxybutyrate (BHB) 200mg
    • Magnesium Beta Hydroxybutyrate (BHB) 200mg
    • Potassium Beta Hydroxybutyrate (BHB) 200mg
    • Sodium Beta Hydroxybutyrate (BHB) 50mg
    • Other Ingredients:
      • Rice Flour
      • Magnesium Stearate
      • Silicon Dioxide

Keto Boost Extract Benefits:

  • Maintains Muscle Mass
  • Increased Brain Health
  • Quicker state of Ketosis

Claims and Warrants

The Keto Boost Extract listed in a simple looking website and everything has a disclaimer to it, so nothing has been fully tested in clinical trials. But the organization explains the importance of the keto diet and argues that users on their supplement can expect to experience dramatic weight loss. However, with the absence of definitive and dedicated studies on this particular supplement, these claims are difficult to corroborate.

Keto Boost Extract Conclusion

The organization requests fairly cheap prices for their supplement compared to others on the internet. As always consumers who try these supplements are encouraged to review the product online, so that they can add to the existing research-base for keto supplement products and companies.

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We will try and email the Keto Boost Extract support team to find out more information and bring transparency to this ketone weight loss supplement. Be sure to check back on our website for updated information on Keto Boost.

To help you reach your weight loss goals, we suggest you read our guides that link to the top products that are currently on the market; Superfood drinks, detox cleanses, prebiotics, and the best fat burners.

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