The first week was really tough and I had a hard time, but I stuck to it. Well written and inspiring! I have been on Nutrisystem for about 5 weeks now. Thanks for visting, and best of luck with your first month! Yay… only 58 more lbs to go!!!

It used to be an obscure hard-to-find ingredient, but recently the Internet has exploded with websites selling weight loss products based on an extract of the fruit and it even got some decidedly hucksterish treatment from Dr. Oz, a TV personality made famous by Oprah Winfrey. The fruit is known in India as gambooge. It is apparently also an ingredient in some weight loss products as hydroxycitric acid.