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1. (Plants) any member of a genus of evergreen trees, shrubs, and flowering plants of the family Clusiaceae, native to tropical regions of Africa, Asia, and Australasia
2. (Complementary Medicine) an extract from the fruit of Garcinia cambogia thought to act as an appetite suppressant, often used in weight-loss treatments. Also called: hydroxycitric acid or HCA
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Noun1.garcinia - evergreen trees and shrubs: mangosteensGarcinia - evergreen trees and shrubs: mangosteens
dilleniid dicot genus - genus of more or less advanced dicotyledonous trees and shrubs and herbs
Clusiaceae, family Clusiaceae, family Guttiferae, Guttiferae, St John's wort family - widely distributed family of chiefly tropical trees and shrubs and vines that produce oils and resins and some usable timber
Garcinia mangostana, mangosteen, mangosteen tree - East Indian tree with thick leathery leaves and edible fruit
gamboge tree, Garcinia cambogia, Garcinia gummi-gutta, Garcinia hanburyi - low spreading tree of Indonesia yielding an orange to brown gum resin (gamboge) used as a pigment when powdered
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With a 60% Ca-K HCA salt, that approximates 900 mg of HCA prior to each meal.
Advisors were sent in to try to sort what the HCA called "weak performance" by its subsidiaries, particularly to do with its pricing of a contract for housing maintenance in Ellesmere Port and Neston.
Garcinia is typically taken three times a day approximately one hour before meals, to provide a total daily dose of about 900 mg to 1,500 mg of HCA. However, one of the products that failed's tests provided less than 100 mg of HCA per day.
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Code and related Department of Defense (DoD) policy guidance govern HCA. (3) The geographic combatant commands (GCCs), acting through their subordinate service component commands, plan and direct the execution of HCA activities throughout their assigned areas of responsibility.
Pepperoni had the least HCA content, 0.05 ng/g, followed by hot dogs and deli meat, 0.5 ng/g).
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With 94,000 registered nurses, HCA Healthcare is one of the largest employers of nurses in the country, with nurses holding positions from bedside caregivers in a variety of healthcare settings to leadership positions throughout the organisation.
Fitch Ratings forecasts HCA will produce cash flow from operations of $5.8 billion in 2018, and will prioritize use of cash for organic investment in the business, tuck-in M&A and payments to shareholders, including a recently established common dividend that will consume about $500 million of cash in 2018.
Rose Medical is a part of HCA Healthcare, which was founded in 1968 with a commitment to provide superior healthcare with warmth and compassion for patients, colleagues and communities.
OKLAHOMA CITY A multimillion-dollar bill to Oklahoma County for unpaid jail health care provided by HCA Health Services could end up on the public's tax rolls, officials said.