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Dr. Oz And Coleus Forskohlii For Weight Loss

Today we’re going to talk about Coleus forskohlii, one of the more recent supplements to be featured on the Dr. Oz television show (other Oz-endorsed supplements we’ve discussed include raspberry ketones, African mango, and 7-Keto). According to Oz, Coleus exhibits some weight loss characteristics that makes it of value to dieters. Does it? To answer that, let’s talk a little bit about what Coleus forskohlii is, and...

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Dr. Oz and Green Coffee Bean Extract: Miracle Weight Loss Pill?

In truth, the only people that are “buzzing” about green coffee extract are the folks on the Dr. Oz show and the folks selling the stuff; medical doctors and weight loss professionals see chlorogenic acid for what it really is; a mildly useful supplement that may help somewhat, if you’ve got your diet under control.

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Cheap Lipozene Alternatives: Buy Lipozene’s Ingredient For Less

Lipozene is a high priced weight loss supplement retailed both offline and online, and produced by a company of dubious ethics and moral standards—Obesity Research Institute LLC. They’ve been in trouble with the U.S. Federal Trade Commission before, forced to pay $1.5 million in customer redress for making false and substantiated claims for products almost identical to Lipozene. Online, it is common to see customers allege...

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Buyer Beware: Celebrity Endorsements For Weight Loss Products

Supplement retailers love celebrity product endorsements. There’s nothing like getting some smoking hot Hollywood actress (or actor) or a super-buff high profile fitness trainer to provide a personal recommendation for your weight loss or diet product. Consumers, desperate in their quest to lose weight, are willing to dispel any doubts and buy on the celebrity’s say so alone. Retailers rely on this. They know that many...

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The African Mango Scam: What You REALLY Need To Know!

How can African Mango (also called Irvingia gabonesis) be a scam? After all, even Dr. Oz went on and on about African Mango on his TV show, back in September 2010. That’s true. And while African Mango isn’t exactly a scam, there are some things you should know about it—things the retailers of African Mango related weight loss products won’t tell you—to prevent you from being scammed. Let’s get started…...

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Acai Berry Scams: The Top 5 Acai-Related Scams

It’s unfortunate that something as innocuous as the Acai berry—the fruit of a south and central American palm tree and a rich source of antioxidant compounds—be targeted by various scumbags as the “vehicle” to perpetuate an entire assortment of scams online. Unfortunate, but explainable. For as long as they’ve been emerging from the jungles around the world, the benefits associated with novel and exotic fruits...

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