10 Things The Weight-loss Industry Won’t Tell You

Should Your Employer Recommend Weight-Loss Drugs?

According to the most recent data from the Federal Trade Commission, roughly 15% of weight loss ads contain false claims or false information. Already this year, the FTC has fined three companies about $34 million over deceptive advertising claims. Among the cited companies is the marketer of Sensa, a product that consumers sprinkled on their food to help them lose weight, which will pay $26.5 million to settle charges of false-advertising because, according to the FTC, the company deceived consumers with unfounded weight loss claims and misleading endorsements. ( http://finance.yahoo.com/news/garcinia-cambogia-extract-investigation-now-190000760.html Sensa says that the settlement includes no admission of wrongful conduct.) There is little evidence that pills and supplements can help you lose a lot of weight, says Mary Engle, the director of the advertising practices division at the FTC. Whats more, some of the biggest players in the industry have accused each other of deception.
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Its a more direct intervention than wellness programs that often involve health screenings and coaching but not recommendations for specific prescriptions. We want to give [employers] more tools for treating the root cause of the problem, says Ed Pezalla, Aetnas national medical director for pharmacy policy and strategy. Workers will get the new medications at preferred rates, with co-pays generally between $30 and $50, depending on the plan. The pilot program is available only to Aetna clients garcinia cambogia dr oz who are self-insuredthat is, the employer assumes the risk for employee medical costs and uses Aetna to administer its health plan.
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Best foods for quick weight loss

And here’s some good news: Coupled with the right exercise and healthy nutrient intake you can lose weight quickly and surely by consuming these best foods for quick weight loss. Remember the first tenet of a healthy diet is portion control, and you’re on your way to quick weight loss success… Lean protein: A recent study from Purdue University has proved yet again that lean protein enables weight loss through appropriate appetite control. While non-vegetarians can get lean proteing from lean meat and egg white, vegetarians should look to include these protein foods in their daily diet: Chickpeas, soyabeans, kidney beans, tofu, other beans and pulses, and dairy.
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