Dr. Mehmet Oz let his viewers of the “Doctor Oz Show” in on a new diet secret.
“Everybody wants to know what’s the newest, fastest fat buster,” the board-certified cardiothoracic surgeon said on his show in the beginning of January. “How can I burn fat without spending every waking moment exercising and dieting?”
The answer is simply Garcinia Cambogia.
According to the doctor who got his start on “The Oprah Winfrey Show,” Garcinia Cambogia can allegedly help people lose weight without excessive exercising or intense dieting.
But it gets even better: The best part about the fruit that typically grows in southern Asia is that it also increases energy and can help decrease cholesterol.
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He referred to the supplement that comes in the form of a pill as “breakthrough,” “magic,” “holy grail” and even a “revolutionary” fat buster.
“I want you to write it down,” the celebrity doctor said sternly in the beginning of the episode. “Garcinia cambogia,” he added. “It may be the simple solution you’ve been looking for to bust your body fat for good.”
Dr. Lindsey, the guest host, explained that Garcinia Cambogia Extract has more than one benefit:
"The first way is it goes in and causes the body to burn glucose, or sugar, and burn fat, mainly in the liver. ... The second way, the most important way, is it slows the release of sugar into the blood stream. So when you don't have sugar building up in the blood stream, you don't have fat building up because sugar turns to fat. ... When the two are combined together, you get this synergistic effect that basically burns and blocks and stops fat, but it also is natural and safe."
According to the “Pure Garcinia Cambogia™” website there aren’t any stimulants in the pill and it has allegedly been found to increase metabolism, boosting weight loss by more than 800 percent.
The website also claims that studies show a 39 percent reduction in cholesterol with an average 2-inch reduction in belly fat in under a month.
Check out “The Dr. Oz Show” on ABC at 2:00 p.m. EST.