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16 Sep

Weight Loss Basics

Monday, September 16th, 2013 | Posted By: Dr. Clouatre
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Over the years, a great many weight loss products have come and gone. Each new weight loss season, a fresh crop of dragon slayers is announced and by the end of the year, most of these have slipped into well-deserved oblivion. Turnover on this level tends to obscure the fact there are some approaches that

07 Sep

HCA & Assam Gelugur

Saturday, September 7th, 2013 | Posted By: Dr. Clouatre
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“Assam” means “sour.” Assam Gelugur (variously spelled) is a Southeast Asian name for a family of very sour fruits used for flavoring, in cooking, preserving and as herbal medicine. One local use is for weight loss. In Thailand and throughout the Malay Peninsula, the primary species is Garcinia atroviridis. Related species used for much the

17 Jul

How is Glycostat® Unique?

Wednesday, July 17th, 2013 | Posted By: Dr. Clouatre
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Not long ago, ScienceDaily published an article entitled, “A Ton of Bitter Melon Produces Sweet Results For Diabetes.” This headline is but one of many recent announcements regarding the benefits of an ancient vegetable that is a culinary treat throughout much of the world. Unfortunately, bitter melon and its many benefits remain unknown to most Americans. Continue

17 May

Are Calcium Salts of HCA Worthless?

Friday, May 17th, 2013 | Posted By: Dr. Clouatre
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Problems with bioavailability and a lack of efficacy are surprisingly common with health food supplements and hydroxycitric acid products are not exceptions. Today, the vast preponderance of commercial products being sold as containing or supplying HCA are stabilized using calcium or a mixture of calcium and potassium to yield HCA salts. There are several reasons