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On a sunny spring day, a group of nearly 40 supermarket dietitians from across the nation gathered in Santa Rosa, Calif. I was privileged to listen in on the conversation among these nutrition professionals, as they shared their challenges and strategies to help people lead healthier lives. These efforts include special educational or promotional campaigns, visual store displays, and cooking programs that push produce. These efforts include special educational or promotional campaigns, visual store displays, and cooking programs that push produce. Many supermarket dietitians are media savvy; they are well trained for appearances on radio and television spots as well as prolific authors on the social media front, engaging people through blogs, Facebook, and Twitter. I was blown away by the inroads that supermarket dietitians are making in community nutrition today—from starting community-supported agriculture CSA to hosting cooking demonstrations on local news stations.

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The magnitude of the effect is small, and the clinical relevance is uncertain. I agree. It may cause a mild effect in some people, but overall the effects are small and unlikely to make a major difference Bottom Line: There have been many studies conducted on Garcinia Cambogia in overweight individuals. Some of them show a small amount of weight loss, while other studies show no effect.