Side Effects You Should Know about
Not every product works equally well for everyone and you may be wondering whether Garcinia Cambogia would be suitable for you and whether there might be any unexpected side effects.
This is a good question to ask because you owe it to yourself to take the best care of your body that you can and when you decide to lose weight, it makes sense to check out a new product first before you add it to your daily routine.
We should always keep safety issues in mind when we are eating, drinking or taking something new into our bodies. For example, although most people can enjoy nuts or seafood, there are some for whom these foods set off potentially dangerous allergic reactions.
Obviously, if you have an allergy to a certain food, it makes sense to avoid all contact with it.
Equally, common sense suggests that when a particular plant has been eaten regularly as part of a staple diet for hundreds of years – as has Garcinia Cambogia – it is likely to be tolerated well by the vast majority of people. The Garcinia Cambogia fruit has been used as a normal part of Asian and African diets for many hundreds of years. This gives us a good measure of confidence that taken in the right quantities, it is unlikely to cause harm.
However, there are always exceptions and even although pure Garcinia Cambogia extract has been clinically tested – meaning that it has been tested on real people and not just on rats or mice as many products are – there are some groups of people who should always consult their doctor or qualified health practitioner before taking this or any other weight loss supplement.
Who should NOT take diet supplements?
Even when a diet supplement has been clinically tested, you should always ask yourself if it is right for you and your particular situation. Most of us don’t pay nearly enough attention to what our bodies are telling us! We spend years listening to what our parents may have told us was good for us. Or, conversely, we spend years striving to do the opposite, just to establish our own independence. Or we get carried away by the ads that extol a particular food. But when we take that food into our bodies, how much time do we give to just being aware of how we feel after we have eaten it?
If you are pregnant or breast feeding
Pregnant or breast feeding women should not take diet supplements unless they are prescribed by their doctor or qualified health professional. Whatever goes into the woman’s system will also affect the baby’s system and because diet supplements are usually in concentrated form, they are likely to be harmful to the foetus or the baby. Pregnant women and nursing mothers should focus on common sense behaviours like healthy eating, removing or reducing stress (not always possible) and getting as much sleep as they can. See my article on tips 12 healthy weight loss.
If your child is overweight or obese
Children should not be given diet supplements. There are few clinical tests of weight loss products on children and the experts on childhood obesity agree that children should not take diet supplements. When your child needs to lose weight, a better approach is to make changes to the eating habits of the entire family. WebMD gives a list of helpful suggestions on how to do this in a fun and effective way.. http://www.webmd.com/parenting/raising-fit-kids/weight/safe-weight-loss
If you are on prescription medication
People on ongoing prescription medication should not take diet pills without consulting their doctor or qualified health practitioner because there may be unexpected reactions of the diet product with the medication.
If you have been diagnosed with a chronic health condition affecting the liver or kidneys
For similar reasons, people diagnosed with chronic conditions affecting the liver or kidneys should not take diet pills without consulting their doctor or qualified health practitioner. A number of diet supplements contain substances that affect the liver and/or the kidneys. While these may be perfectly safe and helpful to otherwise healthy people, they may have adverse effects if your health is already compromised.
Bearing the above reservations in mind,
Three questions to ask
Here are three useful questions you should ask about Garcinia Cambogia (or any weight loss product you may be considering).
What is in the product?
Garcinia Cambogia by MRL contains ONLY 100% Garcinia Cambogia and uses only the ‘purest, highest-quality, most potent ingredients available’. In a world where there are many synthetic products that claim to be as effective as the real thing, it is reassuring to hear that this product is the real thing.
How is it manufactured?
Garcinia cambogia ‘is made right here in the United States of America and is manufactured under strict GMP guidelines’. GMP stands for Good Manufacturing Practice and guarantees the consistency of the quality from one batch to another.
What guarantee is provided?
The company demonstrates its confidence in the product by giving a 12-month guarantee so there is no risk to you in trying it: ‘This is the only garcinia cambogia product backed by the MRL 1 Year Transformation Guarantee’.