How To Spot Weight Loss Scams

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( — Lose 10 pounds in 10 days! Melt away fat as you sleep! Eat as much as you want and still lose weight! Sound too good to be true? It’s a safe bet that anything promising quick results without the work means that your wallet – not your body – will be lighter. All the same, phony weight-loss products that claim to burn, melt, and flush fat from your system have flooded the multi-billion dollar weight-loss market.

The FDA warns consumers

The federal government, in an ongoing battle to clamp down on bogus weight-loss products, has successfully brought claims against many marketers. Common weight-loss scams include these: