Serving size: 3 Capsules
Servings per container: 30
|* Percent daily values (DV) are based on a 2,000 calorie diet
** Daily value (DV) not established
Other Ingredients: Capsule (Hydroxypropylmethyl Cellulose, Water), Silicon Dioxide.
Does not contain soy, dairy, gluten, shellfish or peanut.
If you are pregnant, lactating or taking any medications, please consult your health practitioner before starting new supplements.
Why is Hydroxycitric Acid (HCA) effective in weight management?
Hydroxycitric acid (HCA) has been shown to inhibit the enzyme ATP-citrate-lyase, which is a key enzyme in the body's fat-making process. The body uses ATP-citrate-lyase to convert excess sugars and carbohydrates from our diet into stored fat, which often leads to weight gain. When this enzyme is inhibited, it may affect this conversion and therefore the amount of fat converted and stored in the body.
Can you tell me more about Garcinia Cambogia and what it is good for?
Garcinia Cambogia is also known as Malabar tamarind or Goroka fruit which is often used for culinary purposes in South East Asia. Recently, Garcinia Cambogia has been used in dietary supplements after the discovery of an organic compound found in the rind of the fruit, known as hydroxycitric acid (HCA). It is this compound that delivers the weight management support properties Garcinia Cambogia has become known for.
Can I take Garcinia Cambogia and Green Coffee Bean if I use prescription medications?
Customer safety is important to us and we are aware that some supplements can interfere with certain medications. If you are taking medications, you should check with your medical practitioner prior to using this product. It is also best to take supplements and medications at least 2-3 hours apart.
How soon will I notice results from taking Garcinia Cambogia and Green Coffee Bean?
As with any naturally based product, every person will respond differently and the results will vary. However, when partnered with a healthy diet and regular exercise, you will hopefully experience some benefit over the first month. As Garcinia Cambogia and Green Coffee Bean has been shown to slow down conversion of carbohydrates to fat, individuals on a low carbohydrate diet may take longer to notice a difference.
Is this product safe for pregnant or lactating women?
We cannot recommend the use of this product while pregnant or breastfeeding.
There has not been sufficient research on the effects of Garcinia Cambogia and Green Coffee Bean on pregnant or breastfeeding women. If you are interested in using this product while pregnant or breastfeeding, please consult your doctor.
We recommend our Omega-3/DHA Fish Oil during pregnancy which is a rich source of Omega 3, especially DHA, which is essential for both mother and baby.
Will this product help me to lose weight?
This product certainly may help you to lose weight, but as it is naturally based it will work differently for every person. The success of this product also depends on many other factors such as diet, amount of physical exercise and other lifestyle factors such as stress.
It is best used to complement a healthy diet rich in fruits, vegetables and fibre, as well as daily exercise. It is crucial to limit the consumption of high fat, refined and sugary foods as these are generally high in calories and low in nutrients, therefore not at all conducive to a weight loss plan.
Those eating a diet high in carbohydrates may experience results quicker, due to the action of HCA on carbohydrates. If you consume a low carbohydrate diet results may be slower.
The length of time to see results will vary between individuals as well. It is best to take this product for a minimum of two to three months in order to gauge how it is working for you.
Can Garcinia Cambogia and Green Coffee Bean be used on a long-term basis?
Yes, it would be safe to take long term. However, this should not be necessary as this product is best used to support a weight management regime over a period of a few weeks or months. Once the desired weight loss has been achieved the dosage may be reduced to one capsule per day or even one every second day, as a maintenance dose. It also may be stopped altogether once the weight has stabilized.
What is the minimum age that Garcinia Cambogia and Green Coffee Bean can be taken?
Commonsense applies; this product should not be used by children under the age of 12 years old, as ideally it would not be needed. If a child of this age is struggling with their weight the best course of action is to make positive changes to the diet and lifestyle. Garcinia Cambogia and Green Coffee Bean may be safely used by those of adolescent age, but again it should not be necessary.
This product is best recommended for those aged over 18 to compliment an overall weight management plan, in which a healthy diet and regular exercise are central.
How do you calculate your HCA content?
Do not be fooled by products that boast 70% HCA content or higher. While these may seem superior at a glance, it is important to take a closer look. The amount of HCA should be calculated into milligrams for the true representation.
Here is an example of how to calculate the amount HCA in your Garcinia supplement.
Read the label and establish the amount of Garcinia extract in milligrams (mg) per serving. Some companies mention the amount of fruit rind used - be sure to look for the amount of Garcinia fruit extract. Once you have established the amount of Garcinia extract per serving, calculate the amount of HCA in milligrams. For example, if a company claims to have 70% HCA content, but only offers 1000mg of Garcinia per serving, calculate 70% of 1000mg. From the calculation we know that the product provides only 700mg of HCA a day.
Xtend-Life's Garcinia and Green Coffee Bean contains 1400mg of Garcinia Cambogia extract (~60% HCA) and 70mg of green coffee bean (~40% chlorogenic acid) per serving. This means that you get 785mg of HCA from Garcinia extract plus an additional 28mg of chlorogenic acid from our green coffee bean extract.
Will I notice any side effects when using Garcinia Cambogia and Green Coffee Bean?
Garcinia Cambogia and Green Coffee Bean can be used safely by most, with only a few studies siting minor side effects such as nausea, stomach discomfort and minor headaches. If you are concerned, discuss this with your medical practitioner prior to using this product. You may also prefer to slowly introduce the product starting with one capsule a day, before increasing the dosage to the recommended level of three capsules per day over a period of a week or so.
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