Margaret A.WinkerMD, Deputy EditorIndividualAuthorPhil B.FontanarosaMD, Interim CoeditorIndividualAuthor
To the Editor: According to Dr Heymsfield and
cambogia [HCA] failed to produce significant weight loss and fat mass
loss beyond that observed with a placebo"; "studies in humans are contradictory";
and ". . . at least 14 separate hydroxycitric acid–containing products
are presently sold over-the-counter to consumers."
Firenzuoli F, Gori L. Garcinia cambogia for Weight Loss. JAMA. 1999;282(3):233–235. doi:10-1001/pubs.JAMA-ISSN-0098-7484-282-3-jac90006
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