diet pill

Lowcarbfriends sells hhCG despite declared illegal by the FDA

FDA, FTC act to remove “homeopathic” HCG weight loss products from the market Joint action is first step in halting sale of the products Lowcarbfriends, a popular lowcarb bulletin board, established a support forum for the HCG diet about a year ago. This coincided with Netrition, the company that owns Lowcarbfriends, starting to sell the […]


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 […]


Stop Taking Hydroxycut

A few months ago, FDA released a list with names of diet pills that were considered unsafe.  Hydroxycut was not one of them, but FDA now warns consumers to immediately stop taking this popular diet pill. The FDA Press Release states: FDA Warns Consumers to Stop Using Hydroxycut Products Dietary Supplements Linked to One Death; […]


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 […]


Beware of “Natural” Weight Loss Supplements

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recently announced that there is a range of diet pills being sold nationwide, as well as over the internet, that are now considered unsafe. FDA suggests to consult with your health care professional before taking dietary supplements to treat obesity or other diseases. All consumers should be familiar with […]