Month: January 2014

Beware Weight-loss Pitches With Slim Chance Of Working

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The FTC, which doesnt have the authority to stop the company from operating, slapped a $46.5 million judgment against Sensa Products and its parent Sensa Inc., because the companies did not provide competent and reliable scientific evidence to support their claims. (The companies are paying $26.5 million of the settlement because its unable to pay the rest, according to the agency.) The FTCs complaint also charged the companys chief executive Adam Goldenberg and Sensas creator, part owner and long-time pitchman Dr. Alan Hirsch with deceptive advertising for making unsubstantiated claims about Sensa. And what about all those testimonials from average people touting Sensa? Turns out, they were mostly compensated for their endorsements at $1,000 to $5,000 a pop plus free trips to Los Angeles.
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Vicky Pattison showed off her dramatic weight loss as she posed next to cardboard cut-out of herself. Copyright And just in case we were in any http://online.wsj.com/article/HUG1754472.html doubt about just HOW amazing she now looks, Vicky Pattison posed next to a cardboard cut-out of herself on Thursday, just to prove it. The Geordie Shore star who’s dropped from a size 16 to a teeny tiny size 6 in just a few months, seemed VERY keen to show off the results (can’t say we blame her). [ Geordie Shore’s Vicky Pattison shows off slimmed down stomach after intensive weight loss regime ] And what better way to do that than to stand next to a life-size cut-out of yourself in a bikini when you were at your heaviest?! The beaming reality star wore, quite possibly, the tightest bodycon dress that we’ve ever seen in a startling neon yellow, showing that she really is super svelte.
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Vicky Pattison shows off the results of her dramatic weight loss as she poses next to cardboard cut-out of HERSELF – obvs

includes a “budgeting” feature for calories and Fooducate’s app grades foods you’ve eaten according to their ingredients and nutritional content. These two apps offer similar features, many requiring an outlay of money. Lose It!’s paid features ($39.99/year) include meal and workout planning, a pedometer, notepad, specified goals, and integration with other garcinia cambogia reviews youtube devices and apps such as Nike+ and Jawbone Up. Its free features only allow for tracking weight loss goals and linking with Facebook, Twitter, and Nike Fuelband.Premium features in the Apple version of Fooducate, known as Weight Loss & Healthy Food Diet Tracker, come with an in-app purchase of Fooducate Pro ($4.99/three months or $14.99/year).
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‘More than 2m need weight loss op’

The number of people eligible for surgery “far exceeds” the estimated number of people having procedures. Researchers, who examined the health of nearly 9,500 people, acknowledged the huge financial implications for the NHS if treatments were carried out in such greater numbers. But they said more investment may be necessary to meet a growing need for the procedures. According to NHS guidelines, weight loss surgery may be offered to those whose morbid obesity could kill them, or to people who are morbidly obese and who have a serious condition such as type 2 diabetes or high blood pressure that could be improved if they lost weight. The study found that those meeting the criteria for bariatric surgery were more likely to be women, retired with lower educational qualifications and of lower socio-economic status.
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