The overall rating for garcinia cambogia extract is 1.2 out of 3 meaning there is little if any evidence that this supplement does what it claims to do. Using this supplement will not lead to positive results.

Table of Contents

  1. Simple Report
  2. Detailed Report
  3. Overall Effectiveness Rating
  4. Research Rating
  5. Products Containing Garcinia Cambogia Extract
  6. Claim Ratings
  7. Dosing
  8. References

Garcinia Cambogia Extract Simple Report

  • Supplement: Garcinia Cambogia Extract
  • Supplement Category: plant and food extracts
  • Number of Products Containing Garcinia Cambogia Extract: 28
  • Effectiveness Rating: 1.2 out of 3
  • Research Rating: 30 (above 80 indicates sufficient research)
  • Number of Studies: 3
  • Number of Claims: 8
  • Effective Dosage Range: 2.4 grams per day

Garcinia Cambogia Extract Detailed Report

Overall Effectiveness Rating

The overall effectiveness rating for garcinia cambogia extract is 1.2 out of 3. This rating means there is little to no evidence to back the supplement's use. Using this supplement will not lead to positive results. Note, this effectiveness rating is for garcinia cambogia extract as a whole; there are also individual ratings for the claims below.

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Research Rating for Garcinia Cambogia Extract

There are 3 studies in the database on garcinia cambogia extract; the research rating is 30. A score above 80 means the effectiveness rating for this supplement is reliable. A score under 80 means there is insufficient evidence to ensure a reliable effectiveness rating. Note, this research rating is for garcinia cambogia extract as a whole; there are also individual ratings for the claims below.

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Products Containing Garcinia Cambogia Extract

Products Names Amount of Garcinia Cambogia Extract
Destroy The Enemy (DTE) Capsules 200mg
Lipocrush 125mg
LeanMode 500mg
Goril-B 100mg
Hurakan Amount not listed.
Full list of all 28 products containing Garcinia Cambogia Extract.

Claim Ratings

The overall ratings above are an average of the individual claim ratings below. Individual claims may have higher or lower ratings compared to the supplement's overall rating. For example, some supplements may have excellent backing for one claim, but be completely useless for another. Click on a claim below for more information.

Body Composition (weight, muscle, body fat) Claims Effectiveness Rating Research Rating
decrease body fat
increase weight loss

Energy Balance (calories in & calories out) Claims Effectiveness Rating Research Rating
increase energy expenditure

Hormone Function Claims Effectiveness Rating Research Rating
increase testosterone

Cardiovascular Health Claims Effectiveness Rating Research Rating
lower LDL (bad) cholesterol levels
increase HDL (good) cholesterol levels
lower total cholesterol levels
lower triglyceride levels

Dosing

The Supplement Database includes 3 studies on garcinia cambogia extract dosing. These studies indicate an effective dose is 2.4 grams per day. For a more detailed dosing analysis visit: Supplement Dosing for Garcinia Cambogia Extract.

References

Title of Study
Does Glycine max leaves or Garcinia Cambogiapromote weight-loss or lower plasma cholesterol in overweight individuals: a randomized control trial
Effects of Garcinia cambogia extract on serum sex hormones in overweight subjects
Hypolipemic Effect of Garcinia cambogia in Obese Women