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More Hoodia Scams: No Active Ingredient?

Still thinking of giving Hoodia a try to suppress your appetite and lose weight?

The hoodia scam continues – more products have been on the receiving end of legal action as a result of containing no active ingredient.

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How To Avoid Getting Scammed / Ripped Off Buying Supplements Online

Rarely a day goes by that a visitor to either this site or does not have a horror story to relate about some supplement retailer or another. These range from recurring billing scams, to poor or non-existent customer service delivered by unfriendly or downright rude sales reps, to the failure to honor a guarantee or even ship the product in the first place. Having heard every “story in the book”,...

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Review: hCG Diet Drops For Weight Loss

Before discussing the validity of hCG diet drops for weight loss, let’s start with a bit of background information… Although almost 50 years old, the hCG diet protocol triumphed by Dr. Simeons has experienced a resurgence in popularity of late, possibly due to the success of such books as “The Weight Loss Cure They Don’t Want You To Know About” by Kevin Trudeau. Prominent media coverage of the diet...

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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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