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The Biological Importance Of Garcinia Cambogia: A review  [2015]

HM, Rasha , Biochemistry Department, Faculty of Science, King Abdul Aziz University, Saudi Arabia A, Salha , A, Thanai , A, Zahar ,

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Garcinia cambogia extract (GCE) comes from a tropical fruit grown in India and Southeast Asia. The active ingredient has been identified: hydroxycitric acid (HCA). It is said to block fat and suppress the appetite. It inhibits a key enzyme, citrate lyase that the body needs to make fat from carbohydrates. It suppresses appetite by increasing serotonin levels; low serotonin levels are associated with depression and emotional or reactive eating


Journal of Plant Pathology & Microbiology

ISSN : 2157-7471