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Acai Scam Settlement

Attorney General Reaches National Settlement with Dietary Supplement Company ~ Companies marketed Acai berry supplements, among others ~ TALLAHASSEE, FL – Attorney General Bill McCollum today announced that his office has reached a national settlement with an internet-based company that markets non-prescription dietary and health supplements. The settlement resolves allegations that the company, Aton Solutions, […]


FTC Charges Hoodia Marketers

FTC Charges Marketers of ‘Hoodia’ Weight Loss Supplements With Deceptive Advertising The Federal Trade Commission has charged the suppliers of supposed Hoodia gordonii, also known as hoodia, with deceptive advertising for claiming that using their product would lead to weight loss and appetite suppression. In its complaint, the FTC alleges that the defendants not only […]


Tired of Diet Scams

My local radio station is blasting weight loss ads for everything from Evercleanse (lose 10 – 25 pounds of toxic waste from your colon!) to a skin care company (!) that now has developed a diet pill. Online is even worse. New “diet” supplement ads pop up all the time. There must be money to […]


Deceptive Weight Loss Claims

The FTC announced on 19/02/2009 that QVC has agreed to pay $7.5 Million for airing deceptive weight loss claims: QVC to Pay $7.5 Million to Settle Charges that It Aired Deceptive Claims This case seems to have been going on for some time. I found a reference to it from March 2004: Feds Charge QVC […]


Sensa Weight Loss System

Browsing the internet, I come across crazy diets all the time. All of them promise fast and easy weight loss. Often without diet (eat all the food you want!) and without exercise. Magic! Obviously there is a market for these diets. Otherwise they wouldn’t exist. So are we so gullible? Do we so easily believe […]


Joan’s Weight Loss

I haven’t visited my blog for a while and I had a huge amount of spam comments waiting to be deleted. Many of them were from Joan’s Weight Loss. Now, I don’t think there really is a Joan. I also don’t think that the woman shown on this blog lost weight on the Acai and […]


Wu Yi Tea or Acai Berry

Seems that these people don’t know what they used for their weight loss. Here they credit Acai Berry: And here they credit Wu Yi tea: In my previous post, I wrote about how I had been unable to find any studies that supported the claims for Acai Berry having anything to do with weight loss, […]


Acai Berry and Kimkins

What do they have in common? Nothing as far as I know. But how come all these Akai Berry blogs and sites use Kimkins as a tag? Is this Heidi Diaz’ new venture? The next internet scam? Acai Berry is native to Brazil and is presently marketed as the new magic supplement here in the […]