The UFB Blog

The UFB Blog

An Obesity Treatment That’s Tough to Stomach…

Posted by on 11:42 pm in Obesity, Weight Loss | 2 comments

Urrrggh… I’m not exactly a fan of bariatric surgery, but the latest new obesity intervention just plain squicks me out…From The Independent: Eat, drink and pump it out: new weight loss gadget sucks food straight out of the stomach Who would have thought that...

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“The Most Xtreme Meals in America”

Posted by on 11:53 pm in nutrition | 1 comment

That’s the title of CSPI director Michael Jacobsen’s article in the Huff-Po, about the “winners” of this year’s Xtreme Eating awards.* The finalists are arrayed in a slideshow at the Huff-Po, but you can also see them in the CSPI’s own...

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More Sibutramine-Containing “Natural” Weight Loss Supps Seized

Posted by on 11:26 pm in Laws & Regulations, News, Supplement Ingredients, Weight Loss | 2 comments

According to NBC News in Miami, U.S. Marshals seized a range of weight loss products produced by Globe All Wellness, which the FDA claimed were adulterated with sibutramine. Sibutramine, a prescription weight loss drug, was withdrawn from the U.S. market in 2010, after it was...

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The EU Horsemeat Scandal

Posted by on 2:41 pm in Laws & Regulations, News | 2 comments

Since I donned my “web developer” hat 6 months ago, I’ve been largely out-of-the-loop insofar as food/nutrition/fitness issues are concerned. Nonetheless, the ongoing horse meat scandal in Europe has been impossible for me to ignore. While I don’t buy...

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Tom Venuto launches the “Love Your Body” Challenge in time for Valentine’s!

Posted by on 11:30 am in Dieting, fitness, Self Image, Weight Loss | 2 comments

You’re familiar with Body Transformation challenges right? These are the contests where over the course of 60-90 or so days, individuals do their utmost to adopt an intensive regimen of dieting and exercise in order to dramatically change their bodies. The individuals who...

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Testing…Testing…1, 2, 3, 4

Posted by on 8:09 am in UltimateFatBurner.com | 0 comments

Welcome to the new UltimateFatBurner.com! It’s been a long time in the making, but here we are. The entire site has been transferred to a WordPress multisite installation. You may find that you need to clear your browser cache to see all the parts of the site properly....

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