About Research Verified Garcinia Cambogia

Research Verified Garcinia Cambogia claims to use 60% hydroxycitric acid (HCA) to help you lose visceral fat, without any changes in diet or exercise. As part of their promise to provide “the highest quality ingredients based on scientific research,” their Garcinia Cambogia supplement contains only the “proper dosage and purity,” and to be manufactured in an FDA registered and cGMP certified laboratory.

As we mentioned in our Research Verified review, the original customer reviews we found for the company were primarily negative, with the most common complaint citing difficulty reaching a live customer service representative. To test this, we contacted the company directly, and after spending a few minutes on hold, were instructed to leave a message and that “someone from the company would get back to us shortly.”

However, since writing our original Research Verified review, a representative from the company reached out and let us know that their service department is now fully staffed and ready to take your call as needed. As such, these complaints may no longer be applicable.

How Research Verified Garcinia Cambogia Works

According to the Research Verified website, most Garcinia Cambogia supplements “simply do not work” because they’re not formulated based on clinical research, and they don’t even contain the ingredients listed on the label.  On the other hand, Research Verified Garcinia Cambogia is claimed to really help you burn fat by:

  • Containing 60% HCA (Hydroxycitric Acid)
  • Containing no fillers, binders, or any other extra ingredients.
  • Having a daily serving size of 1600mg.
  • Containing no calcium, which has actually been shown to reduce the effectiveness of HCA (Note: This is something also mentioned in our Garcinia Cambogia Buyer’s Guide).
  • Being clinically proven.

Regardless of whether you’ll be purchasing the Research Verified Garcinia Cambogia or another one of the company’s supplements, all their products are claimed to be manufactured in a US-based, FDA registered, and cGMP certified facility, to “comply with the US Pharmacopeia's quality standards for quality & purity,” to be manufactured without harmful fillers, and to be third party tested.

See Also: Can Garcinia Cambogia Really Help You Lose Weight? See What Science Says!

In order to experience benefits, Research Verified recommends taking two vegetarian capsules per day, preferably with food.

Research Verified Garcinia Cambogia Pricing & Refund Policy

Research Verified Garcinia Cambogia is only available directly through the company, and is priced as follows:

  • $48 for a single bottle
  • $120 for 3 bottles ($40 each)
  • $198 for 6 bottles ($33 each)

All Research Verified products, including their Garcinia Cambogia supplement, come with a one-year, 100% money back guarantee, less shipping and handling charges. The company claims that you simply need to contact customer service at (800) 685-3330, at support@researchverified.com, or fill out a contact form to begin the process.

Will Research Verified Garcinia Cambogia Help You Lose Weight?

Chopping to the point: Compared to many other supplements manufacturers, Research Verified seems to be focused on creating quality products that contain what they claim, and to stand behind their products with a 1-year warranty. But while this is highly positive, does this necessarily mean that their Garcinia Cambogia supplement can help you lose weight?

See Also: Dr. Oz Gets Drilled at Senate Hearing for “Miracle” Weight Loss Scams

As we’ve discussed in-depth on numerous occasions, including our most recent article titled The Updated Truth About Garcinia Cambogia, there is essentially zero clinical evidence showing that garcinia cambogia can reliably help you lose any kind of meaningful weight.

But what about the 2003 study featured on the Research Verified Garcinia Cambogia page? According to the results, “At 16 weeks, the G cambogia group had significantly reduced visceral, subcutaneous, and total fat areas compared with the placebo group. [However], there were no significant differences in BMI or body weight at week 12, but there were slight numeric decreases in body weight and BMI in men.” In layman’s terms, while some participants who took garcinia cambogia lost slightly more belly fat, none of them actually lost any weight.

Despite this discrepancy between claims and results, Research Verified Garcinia Cambogia holds a 4-star rating on Amazon.com, with the most common compliment citing positive results. On the other hand, the most common complaint appears to reference failure to work.

From a company perspective, Research Verified is not listed with the Better Business Bureau, though they do claim to hold an A+ rating from QualityTrusted.org. However, because both Research Verified and Quality Trusted use the same WHOIS privacy service to mask registrant information, and because there is a strong resemblance between the language used on both sites, we have a suspicion that they may actually be the same company.

With all of this in mind, while Research Verified seems to be proud of the products they manufacture, this doesn’t mean that their supplements—Garcinia Cambogia or otherwise—have a sufficient amount of clinical evidence showing that they work as claimed. In fact, as we noted above, even some of the clinical evidence referenced on their website is in direct opposition to some of their claims.

11 Customer Reviews for Research Verified Garcinia Cambogia

Average Customer Rating: 1.5
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Bottom Line: 9% would recommend it to a friend
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  • What a fiasco!

    As I only have one kidney and borderline diabetic, losing fat was a desirable thing to do. I did internet research and decided to try a 6 month supply to really give it a chance. I followed directions meticulously and ate healthy and exercised as physical status would allow. I lost no weight or noticeable fat as measured by tape measure for before and after. As I have no phone, I contacted the company by email and received no reply. I have again contacted the company to engage their 365 day money back guarantee but have serious doubts. I am out one hundred and ninety eight dollars with no noted results and will probably be shuffled off into that dark closet for the unwanted and unnoted comments.

    Bottom Line: No, I would not recommend this to a friend

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  • 2 out 3 people found this review helpful

    This product appears to be a scam

    • Sacramento California,
    • Jan 23, 2015

    I'm on my second bottle and it appears that this does not work for me. I will return this crap, which is clearly a waste of money. Now, I'm not even sure if it's safe to take!

    Bottom Line: No, I would not recommend this to a friend

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  • 2 out 3 people found this review helpful

    No weight loss

    • Canada,
    • Jan 12, 2015

    I've been using this product for a month now and haven't lost a single pound! Also it states it suppresses hunger, not for me, it does not suppress my hunger. I am not overweight too much but 15 pounds to 20 pounds. I will continue the 3 month course but am very disappointed so far ! Wish I did more research and chose a better company! Honestly don't waste your money on this one.

    Bottom Line: No, I would not recommend this to a friend

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  • 2 out 3 people found this review helpful

    Waste of money

    • Truro, Nova Scotia,
    • Dec 13, 2014

    Ordered six bottles, three for me and three for my lady friend... she took hers religiously for over a month and lo and behold...8 pounds!....gained that is...

    Bottom Line: No, I would not recommend this to a friend

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  • 1 out 1 people found this review helpful

    Misconception

    • Canada,
    • Nov 7, 2014

    Hi all, I don't have a clue why these don't work at all for you but all I can say is how you take them and when, along with any present medical conditions are the factors of what results you end up with. For example: if you have one half an hour before lunch and then thinking you can get away with eating a foot long meatball sub - think again.

    Also, a very common problem with an apatite suppressant is that you wont want to eat thus you wont eat and your body wont get what it needs to function. Like being on a coffee rush- it'll last until it makes you crash. When you don't eat, even if you know you should your body freaks out and sends strong signals to your brain saying 'store that fat in case of a food crisis!' These supplements are trying to focus your body on dropping the stored fat.

    Bottom line: when trying these - remember to eat normally, if not healthier and don't starve yourself to create mixed bodily signals. These seem ok by me- however it's only been a month with 10 lbs down.

    Bottom Line: Yes, I would recommend this to a friend

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  • 4 out 9 people found this review helpful

    Going Public With This Scam!

    • San Diego, CA,
    • Aug 5, 2014

    Never lost an ounce! I am on a very careful diet which is non-dairy, highly alkaline, low-glycemic, lean protein, and rich in dark colored veggies and fruits. I exercise every day. I drink nothing but water and homemade witch's brews; formulated from Ayurvedic recipes. I tried this particular brand of Garcinia Cambogia because they lied about all the right things. This crap could be drain cleaner for all I know. I am going to contact my local news, radio and anyone else who will give this scam the exposure it deserves. Research verified you better hope you know how to hide well enough to hide from me. You have just screwed over the wrong girl.

    Bottom Line: No, I would not recommend this to a friend

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    • Dec 13, 2014

      Dwayne

      I am with you on this. Didn't lose a pound and my friend actually put on about 8 pounds. Can't find a number to call to get my money back. Obviously a scam.

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  • 6 out 9 people found this review helpful

    Not a single pound...

    • Ontario, Canada,
    • Jul 9, 2014

    I ordered a three month supply .Like the other people who have written reviews ,I have not lost a pound. Don't waste your money on this product.Weight Watches is a much better program.

    Bottom Line: No, I would not recommend this to a friend

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  • 8 out 11 people found this review helpful

    Disappointed

    • Maryland,
    • Jul 1, 2014

    I chose Research Verified because the website looked to be trustworthy, so bought three bottles of your Garcinia Cambogia Extract. What a mistake, because I did not lose one pound. The sad part is, I ate healthy meals, had small portions of food, and exercised 3-4 times per week, but instead of losing, gained. How is that possible? When I was with Weight Watchers, I ate healthy meals, had small portions and exercised. I lost 1-2 pounds per week, but with their pills, I lost nothing. Do not waste your money.

    Bottom Line: No, I would not recommend this to a friend

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  • 9 out 10 people found this review helpful

    Didn't loose any weight

    • Salt Lake City, UT,
    • Jun 11, 2014

    I have sent two emails and left a message, have not heard back yet. Will try again tomorrow. I took Garcinia Cambogia for four months, not a pound lighter. I eat a high protein, low fat and carb diet. It still did nothing. Would not recommend.

    Bottom Line: No, I would not recommend this to a friend

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  • 12 out 14 people found this review helpful

    Waste my Hard earn Money.

    • Jun 8, 2014

    I bought the three months Garcinia Cambogia Extract from Research Verified. Haven't lost any weight what so ever. Was very surprised to hear the negative response from a so called trusted company. Will not order from them again.

    Bottom Line: No, I would not recommend this to a friend

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  • 22 out 24 people found this review helpful

    They Are Liars

    • May 16, 2014

    I chose Research Verified because the website looked trustable & I didn't think to check or research the company. That was a BIG mistake. My order was 2 weeks late, the customer service was horrible. Every time I called for info on my order it was the same women who answered, very rude & I could barely understand her. A couple times she put me on hold to "ask her manager". Once she talked to her manager while on the phone with me. I could hear her manager telling her what to do. It seems like only 2 or 3 women run this company. Every time I try to make a comment on their Facebook page, it's deleted with-in an hour. Oh, and after receiving & using the 2 bottles of their Garcinia Cambogia while doing my Insanity workout I have not lost any weight but have stayed in shape. "RESEARCH VERIFIED" is a waste of your money, time & patience. LIARS.

    Bottom Line: No, I would not recommend this to a friend

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    • May 21, 2014

      Carol

      How long did you take it for? And did you take it as prescribed? Just curious since I am thinking about getting this brand. Also, did you return it to get a full refund?

    • Jun 9, 2014

      Mia

      I hope she returned it... I wonder if we can sue them for that...

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