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Given the Hydroxycut recall, Sabinsa recently issued a position paper analyzing the safety of Garcinia cambogia, its active component hydroxycitric acid (HCA) and its salts.
Of the 13 products that were tested for their concentration of hydroxycitric acid, glucomannan, chromium and total dietary fiber, four failed to provide substantial amounts of the key ingredients.
The key ingredient in Zen Health Labs Garcinia Cambogia Pure Max is called Hydroxycitric Acid, or HCA.
Sabinsa Corporation's (Piscataway, NJ)leading entry in the weight management category is LeanGard, a blend of three of the company's leading ingredients-Forslean, a Coleus forskohli root extract containing 10% forskolin;Garcitrin from Garcinia cambogia (Malabar tamarind) containing hydroxycitric acid and garcinol;and Bioperione, a patented standardized extract from black pepper fruit containing 95% piperine.
Garcinia Cambogia uses hydroxycitric acid extract, which helps with the appetite," stated an article on Global Health Ideas' Amazon storefront.
According to Zen Health Labs, the key to its effectiveness in helping people lose weight and burn fat is the active ingredient, hydroxycitric acid (HCA).
CitriMax is an herbal extract containing hydroxycitric acid.
The key ingredient in Garcinia Cambogia is called Hydroxycitric Acid (HCA), which works in the body to inhibit the production of citrate lyase, an enzyme that the body utilizes to help turn carbohydrates into fat.
Research: Investigators initiated a double-blind, randomized, parallel-group, placebo-controlled study in order to evaluate the effect of orally self-administered Slim339, which is a proprietary fixed combination of Garcinia cambogia extract with calcium pantothenate (standardized for the content of hydroxycitric acid and pantothenic acid) and extracts of Matricaria chamomilla, Rosa damascena, Lavandula officinalis and Cananga odorata, on body weight in overweight and obese volunteers.