It helps during the I-need-chocolate part of the afternoon. Break out the skinny jeans "Wear something tight! Pitcher this "Fill a pitcher with water and cucumbers. Take a 'before' photo "Before I got in shape, a friend convinced me to take photos of myself wearing nothing but a sports bra and underwear. Frazier, Health assistant fitness editor. The better your hormone balance, the better your weight management.
Put away the (food) scale
So… unfortunately, the weight loss effects appear to be both weak and inconsistent. A review published in the Journal of Obesity in 2011 that looked at 12 clinical trials found that Garcinia Cambogia can increase weight loss by about 0.
88 kg, or 2 pounds, on average, over a period of several weeks (13). Their conclusion sums it up quite nicely: …Garcinia extractsHCA can cause short-term weight loss.