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Worst Ripoff Weight Loss Pill: Leptoprin

January 4, 2006

Tweet I just saw a commercial for Leptoprin, which is the most brazenly ridiculous example of rip-off marketing. We have laws about false product claims, but they do no good because companies can advertise products, lie about their results (claiming they have clinical proof when they do not, etc.) and blatently lie about their product. […]

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PowerPops – Weight Loss Aid or Scam? You Decide

April 9, 2005

Tweet The PowerPops site states, “Power-Pops formula (patent pending) uses five natural ingredients to suppress appetite and provide energy. Power-Pops have approximately 32 calories. Now you can eat candy and LOSE WEIGHT too.” Uh, huh. Farther down they state, ” Power Pops contain 7-9 carbohydrates and 7 grams of sugar each.” I’m not sure how […]

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Hoodia Diet Pills – Do They Really Work?

March 18, 2005

Tweet Does Hoodia Work for Weight Loss? The next big wave to hit diet shores are Hoodia Diet Pills. Hoodia is an herb that grows in Nepal and has been used for centuries by the bush people for something to chew on long journeys. It would help them continue without hunger, which is why it’s […]

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Is “Safe Drugs” an Oxymoron?

December 21, 2004

Tweet You’d think the pharmaceutical companies were running scared the way they’re suddenly announcing dire consequences should you be so foolhardy to actually use their drugs, yet many aren’t being pulled from the market. Naprosyn (Naproxen) suddenly causes heart problems? That’s interesting since it’s been on the shelf for years and prior to that was […]

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Zantrex 3 Diet Pills – Don’t Buy Them, Make Your Own

November 5, 2004

Tweet I saw a bottle of Zantrex Diet Pills at my local Safeway store so grabbed them to see what’s inside. Can you say, “Rip-off?” This wonderful product contains nothing more than caffeine in various forms such as Yerba mate, guarana, damiana, cocoa nut, kola nut, and rice flour. Rice flour? What’s that in there […]

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Miracle Pill : Lose Weight Stop Smoking

August 30, 2004

Tweet An experimental diet pill, rimonabant, by Sanofi-Aventis SA, the world’s third biggest drugmaker is showing remarkable promise in clinical trials. Called an “Anti-craving” pill, it’s soon to be tested for its effect on smokers as well. Researchers indicated 39 percent of test subjects lost more than 10 percent of their body weight during the […]

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Drugging our Children – Weight Loss Drugs

May 26, 2004

Tweet Instead of teaching our kids better eating habits, and getting them off the couch and onto their bikes, we are testing more pharmaceuticals on them! I think it’s criminal the way the drug companies market to children – no not directly, but most parents who feel terrible about their kid’s weight problems, are easily […]

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