Whenever we think of fruits, the picture of apples, oranges, grapes and bananas flash across the mind’s eye. But do we ever think of Kudampuli? Well, many of us are not even aware of the fact that such a fruit exists! Kudampali is also known as the fruit of Garcinia Cambodia. Want to know more about Kudampuli?
What is kudampuli?
This little yellowish green fruit that looks similar to a pumpkin, is known by a variety of other names like Garcinia Cambodia, Malabar tamarind, Garcinia gummi-gutta and brindleberry. Ayurveda has recognised the health secrets of a kudampuli. It is often used as an alternative medicine for its admirable anti-colic action. In fact, this tiny fruit which acts as an antioxidant is also known to treat ailments like rheumatism, piles and bilious affectations. But Kudampuli’s greatest claim to fame is its connection with weight loss. Does it really live up to that claim? Let us find out!
How does Kudampuli help in weight loss?
The science behind Kudampuli promoting loss of weight is simple. See how it works:
- Suppresses hunger naturally: We all know that overeating leads of unwanted weight gain. Kudampuli helps in suppressing your appetite and thus, you feel less hungry throughout the day. Your metabolism too is improved.
- Controls blood sugar level: The extracts of Garcinia Cambodia help to control blood sugar levels. When your appetite is suppressed, not only are you less prone to consume increased amounts of carbohydrates, you are also saved from a spike in blood sugar levels and deposit of fats in your body. It also blocks the enzyme- citrate lyase, which is responsible for the conversion of carbohydrate into sugar and fat.
- Promotes strong digestive system: Kudampuli protects you from colic pain and irregular movement of bowels. When consumed regularly, Kudampuli tends to strengthen your digestive system and prevents acidity. Your immunity power is also boosted.
Thus, by lessening food craving and improving digestive system, kudampuli is known to promote loss of weight