A quick look at 4 companies fined by regulators for making bogus weight loss claims

  • Article by: The Associated Press , Associated Press
  • Updated: January 7, 2014 - 2:30 PM

The Federal Trade Commission announced $34 million in settlements Tuesday with four companies accused of using deceptive advertising to sell unproven weight loss products. Here's a look at the companies and the terms of settlement:

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marvinlzinnJan. 8, 14 7:18 AM

A lot of business makes profits from a most common health problem, and none of them are needed even if they succeed. Why can’t people just eat the right food (as close as possible to how God created it) instead of junk? The most dangerous addictive drug is sugar, and just cutting that 80% with no artificial substitute would not only reduce weight but reduce cancer growth (as I proved for myself). Both junk producers and Doctors make a lot of money for lack of common sense.

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GreenwellJan. 8, 14 9:58 PM

Take in fewer calories and exercise more. That's it.

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