Whether you take prescription medicine or a supplement, make sure that you use the correct dosage. Also check that you use the supplements at the right time in relationship to food and time of day.
Garcinia Cambogia is no different. You have to make sure to use the right amount at the right time for it to work the most effectively. To understand better why this is important, it helps to understand what happens when you take a pill of Garcinia Cambogia.
First of all, let’s have a look at what the proper way of taking Garcinia Cambogia is.
There are quite a few different brands of Garcinia Cambogia on the market. The dosage for each of those products will be somewhat different. Make sure to read the label on the package to not take too many or not enough each day.
In most cases the dosage is to take two or three pills a day. In nearly any case it is recommended that you take the pills thirty to sixty minutes before a meal. Some of the products want you to take the pills one before each meal while others will recommend to take all pills at the same time.
Make sure that you take Garcinia Cambogia well before your meal. This will ensure that it dissolves and starts working before you add food into the mix. It typically does help if you had your last meal also a few hours ago. This will allow faster and better absorption of the extract in your body.
Having said all that, it certainly is not a huge problem if you bend any of these time rules. It’s best to stick to these recommendations but if you change anything around then you still will get the benefits of using Garcinia Cambogia. Your body will process the extract and suppress your appetite.
The exact dosage depends on many factures. A few are your metabolism and your weight. You can’t go wrong if you take the dosage specified on the label of your product.
The typical dosage that is recommended is 500 to 1500 mg of 50% HCA per day. Some products vary those values a little. It is practically not a problem even if you would double the dosage.
Studies that have been performed with Garcinia Cambogia have shown that lower dosage can help to suppress hunger effectively. Taking a larger amount, like one pill before every meal, can help to reduce food intake during every meal and thus support weight loss efforts.
Another influence to figure out the right dosage for you is to take our energy levels and activity into consideration. If you have high energy levels and exercise a lot then you might require a little higher dosage.
In any case if you decide to change your dosage so it does not match the recommended dosage on the label then please make sure to discuss this with your doctor first. Typically, your doctor should not have a problem with changing the dosage but it is a good idea to discuss it with him first.
There really is no limit for how long you can take Garcinia Cambogia. You might want to consider thought that it is a good idea that you stop taking it for a couple of weeks after you took it for around 3 months.
It has been shown that such breaks do help with the effects of Garcinia Cambogia as an appetite suppressant and weight loss aid.
Play it safe when you take Garcinia Cambogia. Read the label of the specific product you’re using and follow the instructions. Should you have the need to deviate from the dosage then make sure to discuss it with your medical professional first.
A little tip. Try to mix up the times when you take Garcinia Cambogia a little. While the instructions typically state to use it 30 to 60 minutes before a meal, you might want to try to take it 60 minutes after a meal. This will help you curb your appetite when you get the cravings for a snack in between meals. This can help you more for your weight loss goals than to reduce your appetite for the main meals! Try it for yourself and adjust the timing as needed.