Tired of being bombarded with bogus "diet tricks" ads on every website you visit? Does that ubiquitous "5 tips for a flat belly" sidebar on Facebook make you want to tear your hair out? Today, January 19th, is Rid the World of Fad Diets and Gimmicks Day - let's make this nonsense history!
Part of the observance of Healthy Weight Week, Rid the World of Fad Diets & Gimmicks Day focuses on the dangers of diet pills and supplements. Last year, the diet drug Hydroxycut was singled out as a recipient of the "Slim Chance Award" for reports that it caused liver damage, kidney failure, and seizures. The Healthy Weight Network has been handing out these customized awards for over twenty years now - not that that has stopped diet drug manufacturers and other quacks from churning out millions of bogus diet products. Diet pills are sort of the cockroaches of the supplement world. An important tip to keep in mind: the only way you'll get skinny by using weight-loss pills without altering your diet and exercising more is if you spend so much money on them you can't buy food. I don't know about you, but the thought of not being able to binge on assorted chocolates would not bode well for my future.
Tuesday, January 19, 2010
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