Obesity has become a major health care and social problem the world over. Obesity is the root cause of many diseases- cardiac, renal, osteoarthritis, endocrine, diabetes being top in the list. Most of the chemical drugs to control obesity have serious side affects and hence are not recommended for long term use. Hydroxycitric Acid (HCA) extracted from the plant Garcinia cambogia is a natural Product which is effective in controlling obesity without any side effects.
HCA works by blocking lipogenesis or conversion of starches and sugars (excess of carbohydrates) into Fat. HCA promotes the oxidation of lipids and spare carbohydrates which results in lowering cholesterol and lipid in blood. HCA suppresses appetite, increases energy by burning body fat and is safe to use.
HCA can be taken either directly in the form of tablets / capsules or through convenient food. VMSRF has developed HCA tablets and being marketed. The products containing HCA like Diet Apple Juice, Diet Fruit Bars have also been developed. These products when consumed, reduces appetite and there by helps in weight management.