Last update: Aug. 12, 2016
Not risky for breastfeeding or infant.
The fruit of this tropical tree is used. It contains hydroxycitric lactones acid and anthocyanins.
Unproven properties are: satiating, slimming.
At latest update no published data on excretion into breast milk were found.
Scientific evidence has clearly shown a lack of effectiveness as lipid-lowering or slimming agent and a potential toxicity whenever abused.
A low-calorie diet along with moderate exercise is preferable. Many women who breastfeed their infants regain the weight they had prior to pregnancy sooner than those who do not.
Suggestions made at e-lactancia are done by APILAM´s pediatricians and pharmacists, and are based on updated scientific publications.
It is not intended to replace the relationship you have with your doctor but to compound it.
Your contribution is essential for this service to continue to exist. We need the generosity of people like you who believe in the benefits of breastfeeding.
Thank you for helping to protect and promote breastfeeding.
e-lactancia is a resource recommended by Instituto de Salud Infantil, Grecia-Institute of Child's Health in Greece
Would you like to recommend the use of e-lactancia? Write to us at corporate mail of APILAM