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FTC Bogus Weight Loss Claims Red Flags for Consumers

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

If the claim looks too good to be true, it probably is. Despite claims to the contrary, there are no magic bullets or effortless ways to burn off fat. The only way to lose weight is to lower caloric intake and/or increase physical activity. Claims for diet products or programs that promise weight loss without […]

FTC Bogus Weight Loss Flag 5

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

Red Flag Claim 5:  Consumers can safely lose more than three pounds per week for a period of more than four weeks. Reality Check Losing more than three pounds per week over multiple weeks can result in gallstones and other health complications, so the safety claim is false. If the claim also is that NO […]