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What is the difference between Garcinia Cambogia and Garcinia Cambogia Slim?

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Garcinia Cambogia Slim is the brand name of a dietary supplement that promises weight loss without diet or exercise, according to GarciniaCambogia-Slim.com. Garcinia cambogia comes from the rind of a fruit that grows in Asia and India, reports WebMD.

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Garcinia Cambogia Slim claims to burn fat, increase serotonin levels, improve moods and manage stress hormones, states GarciniaCambogia-Slim.com. It also claims to block fat production and act as an appetite suppressant. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has not evaluated the claims.

Garcinia cambogia comes from the rind of the tamarind fruit, and the active ingredient, hydroxycitric acid, may be effective in blocking an enzyme the body uses to make fat, notes WebMD. However, as of 2015, more studies are necessary to determine its effectiveness.

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