We consider Garcinia Cambogia Gold to be a better quality Garcinia Cambogia product because the company uses 100% Pure Garcinia Cambogia, without any fillers or binders, in a vegetarian capsule. However, the capsules were only 500 mg each, falling short of our top product, which offers 800mg each. In our eyes, this lowered the value of the product. The upshot is that consumers will need to take 3 pills a day instead of only 2, and even with that, they will only be getting a daily dose of 1500mg as opposed to the recommended 1600mg per day. That said, this product is still relatively decent quality, so we wanted to give you the complete rundown.
Is Garcinia Cambogia Gold Effective?
When a product claims to be made from 100% Pure Garcinia Cambogia, by all means it should be effective. Let us stress, should be. One issue that raises a slight red flag here is that Garcinia Cambogia Gold contains a small amount of Calcium, which Dr. Oz specifically said to avoid as it can block the absorption of HCA. Because each capsule has only a small amount of Calcium, it was hard for us to say how much of an effect this added ingredient would have on the product’s actual effectiveness. In the lab, its ingredients showed consistency with the label claims.
So we went looking to see what consumers had to say, and it seems that quite a few users experienced little to no weight loss on this formulation. Those who tried to return the product were able to get most of their money back (only for unopened containers, though) which is another reason we included this company in our list. However, this company offers only a 60 day money-back guarantee, compared to our top pick which offers a 365 day guarantee. Good, long-term customer service is extremely important for consumer trust.
Some other elements of this product also weren’t so straightforward. The manufacturer hosts a pretty impressive and colorful website, but there were no customer reviews to be found on their website, either positive or negative. There is also no guarantee by the company on the product’s effectiveness and results.
Garcinia Cambogia Gold might have a little better luck with effectiveness if they made the potency of their capsules just a little stronger and avoided including calcium in their pills. They were almost there with a quality product, but not quite.
Is Garcinia Cambogia Gold Safe?
We did not find any added ingredients in this product that would cause it to be unsafe, such as stimulant ingredients or other herbs. As for Garcinia Cambogia in general, when in its pure form, it is deemed to be a safe herbal supplement if taken according to proper recommendations. There are no reported side-effects and it can be taken with most medications.
Our main concern is that this product is not the full recommended strength for Garcinia Cambogia, so consumers might try to take more in order to achieve the results they want. For instance, if people tried to take 4 capsules daily, this would put them over the safe daily dosage of 1600 mg.
Garcinia Cambogia Gold had the right idea in making their product with 100% Pure Garcinia Cambogia. However, the inclusion of calcium in their product and lower strength of HCA per capsule may decrease its effectiveness. The price was pretty competitive compared to others on the market, but we thought it was a little expensive for a product that doesn’t contain the recommended amount per capsule and comes with little reviews. Again, this product only comes with a 60 day money-back guarantee as well. Our final say is that these capsules would need to be little higher in potency and rid of the added calcium to get a higher grade.