Garcinia cambogia belongs to the plant family Clusiaceae and is a medium sized, between 5-20 meters tall, evergreen tree that is native to India and Sri Lanka.
Extracts of Garcinia cambogia fruit from being marketed in many countries as a slimming agent.
A large number of preparations is promoted primarily associated with unrealistic promises of success on the Internet.
The Pharmavista newsletter has just been released to critical text:
"The desired weight and fat loss effect of hydroxycitric acid (HCA, hydroxycitric acid) is attributed. The HCA content in plant extracts may be up to 50%. HCA inhibits the ATP-dependent citrate lyase, which plays an important role in fat metabolism. However, currently lack meaningful clinical studies that confirm the effectiveness clearly. "
In Switzerland, there are no products registered with Garcinia cambogia.
In France, the plant may in pharmacies no longer be used for the production of slimming products since 2012. According to an expert report Garcinia cambogia is classified as a drug because of its hypoglycemic and hypolipidemic properties. Pharmacovigilance this plant was increased, which means: It is under increased observation regarding any side effects.
It is believed that from Garcinia cambogia preparations to hepatic and muscle can cause side effects, and convulsions.
The text in the newsletter concludes with the statement:
"Garcinia cambogia diet plan, which are not subject to regulatory control will continue to be distributed via the Internet. From the consumer is not recommended strict. "
Food combining is one of the most successful diets in recent years and has already helped millions lose weight. The food combining principle is very simple. It's about protein foods at separate meals of the carbohydrate and to consume as possible from each other. Food from the neutral group can be combined with both the protein group and with the carbohydrate group.
The protein group in the food combining diet plan
For protein group includes cooked meat and fish, poultry locations, eggs, milk and cheese (. To max 50% fat in dry matter). Further, cooked meats and sausages, as well as all fruits except bananas, figs, dates, dried fruits, melons and blueberries.
The carbohydrate moiety in the food combining diet plan
For the carbohydrate group includes bananas, figs, dates and dried fruits, as well as all cereals and cereal products: grains, wholemeal flour, semolina, bread and baked goods of all kinds, as well as wheat germ and wheat bran. Potatoes, pasta, rice, sugar and alternative sweeteners honey and maple syrup, apple and pear juice also part of the carbohydrate moiety.
The neutral group in the food combining diet plan
The neutral group includes all vegetables and salad greens. Here we find blueberries and melons, olives, avocados and nuts. In addition, all sour milk products (because of the lactic acid bacteria), cream, fats and oils, cottage cheese and cream cheese. Also includes cheese with more than 50% fat. Tr. the neutral group, as well as the mozzarella. In this group there are also smoked and raw meat and fish products.
At meals the food combining diet, the protein group now should never be combined with the carbohydrate group, but rather each of these groups with the neutrals.