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Thyroid hormones T 3 T 4 Calcitonin Thyroid axis. Not to be confused with Lectin or Lecithin. The Ob Lep gene Ob for obese, Lep for leptin is located on chromosome 7 in humans. Journal of Cellular Biochemistry. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.
There are actually a whole bunch of studies in rats showing that Garcinia Cambogia consistently leads to significant weight loss (3, 4, 5, 6). However, what works in rats doesnt always work in humans. Bottom Line: Studies in rats show that the active ingredient in Garcinia Cambogia can inhibit a fat producing enzyme called Citrate Lyase and increase serotonin levels, leading to significant weight loss.
A Look at Some Human Studies Fortunately, I also found several human studies on Garcinia Cambogia. All of these studies are so-called randomized controlled trials, which are the gold standard of scientific experiments in humans.