In many Asian countries like India, Malayasia, Thailand etc. Garcinia Cambogia means a kind of ingredient used to increase the sourness of their fish curries. However, it is in the recent past that scientists discovered the health benefits of this pumpkin shaped fruit.
The Hydroxycitric Acid element present in Garcinia Cambogia is responsible for many health benefits especially weight loss benefits. The HCA (Hydroxycitric Acid):
- Blocks the production of fatty enzymes and increases the storage glycogen in the muscles after exercises.
- Since it induces the secretion of the serotonin hormone, it also results in boosting your mood and improving your sleep pattern.
- Improves your metabolism
- Eliminates bad cholesterol
- Improves the blood sugar level and the insulin response
- Reduces the fatigue level in your body and synergizes you.
- It helps control you appetite and this in turn will help you lose weight as you will eat on time and also the right amount.
- The HCA element in Garcinia Cambogia reduces your stress levels and it regulates the level of cortisol in blood. When Cortisol, which is a major stress hormone, is regulated this controls your anxiety and reduces oxidative stress.
- The organic compounds present in Garcinia Cambogia can stave off depression.
How to make a weight loss drink from Garcinia Cambogia fruit?
The Garcinia Cambogia fruit is plucked and peeled first. The peels can be dried in the sun and can be used later for cooking or for medicinal purposes. Meanwhile you can prepare a drink from the dark Garcinia Cambogia fruit that can aid you in active weight loss. You can follow the steps below to prepare the drink:
- Soak the Garcinia Cambogia fruit in water for 10-15 minutes.
- After 15 minutes transfer the soaked Garcinia Cambogia into a steel vessel or mud pot filled with water.
- Boil the water with the fruit in it.
- Cool the water and strain it and store it in a bottle.
Make sure to drink a glass of this Garcinia Cambogia drink half an hour before every meal.
Now days Garcinia Cambogia extract is also available in the pill form for easy procurement and consumption. This nutrient rich fruit is definitely a breakthrough when it comes to weight loss benefits and to balance your lifestyle.