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FTC Bogus Weight Loss Flag 1

By Diet Pills Reviews - Last updated: Tuesday, July 21, 2009

Red Flag Claim 1:  Lose two pounds or more per week (for a month or more) without dieting or exercise. Reality Check Meaningful weight loss requires consuming fewer calories and/or increasing exercise. Ads that promise substantial weight loss without diet or exercise are false. A claim is false if it states or implies that users […]

FTC Bogus Weight Loss Flag 2

By Diet Pills Reviews - Last updated: Tuesday, July 21, 2009

Red Flag Claim 2:  Eat what you want! The more you eat, the more you lose and we’ll show you how. Reality Check It is impossible to eat unlimited amounts of food – any kind of food – and still lose weight. Any claim to that effect in an ad or commercial is false. Some […]

FTC Bogus Weight Loss Flag 4

By Diet Pills Reviews - Last updated: Tuesday, July 21, 2009

Red Flag Claim 4:  Block the absorption of fat or calories, and lose substantial weight. Reality Check No fat blocker can block enough fat or calories to cause lots of weight loss. Even legitimate fat blockers must be used with a reduced-calorie diet to work. Variations “Lose up to two pounds daily…Apple Pectin is an […]