The counselor then said that it was OK for my wife to be on the program since she just got the prescription! I am avoiding situations where I might have to resist temptation, such as going to parties, and going to dinner with family and friends. Then one day I just couldn't take it anymore, and I cheated!!! Who complains about their drill sargeant? I was furious by this point and told the counselor the was a bunch of "hooey" and I got up and told my wife we were leaving, this didn't make any sense and that I wouldn't trust these people with squat! I personally have been trying to lose weight for over 10 years. One can simple do that by reducing calories and being more active.
The higher the HCA(hydroxycitric acid) concentration, the more mileage you are going to get out of the supplement. All brands will contain some amount of the extract from the actual fruit, but the amount of the active substance can vary a lot. There are plenty of fly-by-night products around(pretty much all of the ones in local stores) that only offer a very subpar purity.
Often times such supplements(like ones sold at WalMart) only contain 20 or less HCA- even when they are marked as higher(this was the conclusion of a recent study).