Hydroxy citrate is an active ingredient that is extracted from the rind of Garcinia Cambogia. The hydroxy citrate, combined with other nutrients found in Garcinia Cambogia may have powerful benefits for our bodies. Hydroxy citrate may boost the metabolism, thus preventing the body from storing calories as fat and converting calories into energy for muscles to utilize. Low serotonin levels are linked to depression and anxiety. Hydroxy citrate helps to increase serotonin levels and balance mood levels. Appetite can be decreased by supplementing on Garcinia and cholesterol may be improved – decreasing the risk of heart disease.