BBB warns: Beware of ‘too good to be true’ diet products

Looking to shed some unwanted pounds? Some people do it by hitting the gym and cutting calories. Others try to lose weight by participating in a weight loss program or buying the diet products they see in ads. If you’re in that second group, Your BBB urges you to be aware of deceptive advertising claims that sound too good…

Don’t lose money on fad weight-loss products

It’s a sad fact of life that there’s no easy way to lose weight. You’ll probably have to eat less and exercise more. There’s no shortage of people trying to sell us “easy” weight loss, however. The Federal Trade Commission recently announced an initiative to stop national marketers from making deceptive claims for fad weight…

FTC charges diet supplement marketer with deceptive advertising

Weight issues have dogged me all my life. I’ll get on a roll and start getting in shape, but then I run into the holidays and there are so many awesome Tex Mex restaurants around here. If only there were a magic pill that would make you lose weight without exercising and watching your diet……