•Use caution with products that claim to "burn," "block," "flush," or otherwise
eliminate fat from your system.
•Be wary of claims that promise immediate, effortless and/or "guaranteed"
weight loss. Also watch for buzzwords like "breakthrough," "secret," "exclusive,"
or "miraculous" in advertisements. They are not scientific words and often
appear in misleading promotions for fraudulent products.
•Be cautious of vaguely worded testimonials that cannot be verified.
Testimonials should not serve as a substitute for scientific proof of a product's
•Remember, if it sounds too good to be true, it probably is.
An attempt at a humorous parody
Weight Loss Scams
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