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Garcinia Cambogia

Some alternative medical treatments are helpful but a report in the Journal of the American Medical Association says a widely used herbal compound for weight loss is not effective

The compound involved is called garcinia cambogia.

The study showed this herb did not produce any more weight loss than a placebo.

It's important to be sure alternative therapies are truly effective before trying them out.

I'm Medical Editor, Dr. Ted Castele, with the Medical Moment.






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