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4 Top Weight Loss Scams of the Year (So Far)

William Anderson, MA, LMHC | Posted 03.31.2014 | Healthy Living
William Anderson, MA, LMHC

These are just a sample of the rogues gallery of conmen scheming to pick your pocket. Worse than stealing from you, they keep you from using the real solution to your weight problem while sending you on a goose chase that will leave you feeling hopeless.

HCG Drops Aren't Effective For Weight Loss, Experts Say

Posted 03.26.2012 | Healthy Living

To lose weight, some people are still buying into HCG drops and injections, which have received criticism from the FDA because they aren't proven to h...

HCG Diet: Junk Science That Just Won't Go Away

Glenn D. Braunstein, M.D. | Posted 10.29.2011 | Los Angeles
Glenn D. Braunstein, M.D.

While art, fashion and nightlife inspired by the past may be a "do," doowop-era fad diets are a don't. Specifically, I'm talking about one idea born in the 1950s that keeps coming back into fashion: the HCG diet.

Emma Gray

10 Fad Diets To Never Try

HuffingtonPost.com | Emma Gray | Posted 09.12.2011 | Healthy Living

Over the last few months there has been a lot of talk about the best diet. (Check out U.S. News' evaluation of 20 popular diets, for instance -- the D...

Are Weight Loss And Common Sense At War?

David Katz, M.D. | Posted 06.25.2011 | Home
David Katz, M.D.

I am surprised, and even more so concerned, about how readily people with good common sense switch it off when it comes to weight control and the illusory promise of a quick fix.

17 Day Diet Explodes On Scene

Posted 06.07.2011 | Home

On the heels of the uber-controversial hCG diet and French Dukan plan, yet another new diet has exploded on the scene. The 17 Day Diet has been featur...

The hCG Diet: What Goes Around Comes Around

Susan Yager | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Susan Yager

hCG for weight loss, an idea that originated in the 1950s and became a popular fad in the 1970s, is back.

hCG 'Diet' Controversy

The Huffington Post | Dean Praetorius | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

The hCG "Diet" has been stirring quite a bit of controversy after Dr. Oz took a closer examination of the already controversial weight-loss program. ...

'HCG Diet' for Weight Loss?

David Katz, M.D. | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
David Katz, M.D.

Low-dose human chorionic gonadotrophin (HCG) combined with a severe diet remains a popular treatment for obesity, despite equivocal evidence of its effectiveness.