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Garcinia Cambogia also known as Malabar tamarind contains Hydroxycitric acid. HCA works by blocking some enzymes. These enzymes when blocked cause weight loss.
However, many studies have not found that Garcinia Cambogia is effective. Garcinia Cambogia may not be safe in pregnancy and you should not take the risk. Wish you a safe pregnancy.
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