Weight loss: Fact vs. Fiction

Thinking about squeezing into that itsy bitsy teeny weeny yellow polka dot bikini — or baring your bod in that form-fitting suit? It’s beach season, and those quick weight loss products might seem appealing. You’ve probably seen the ads for pills, powders, patches, belts, and creams promising to melt the pounds away without any diet or exercise. But do those products really work?

Learn how to tell fact from fiction when it comes to weight loss products. Play the FTC’s new Weight Loss Challenge game, and have fun getting the skinny on safe and effective weight loss!

Remember, most products that claim to help you lose weight won’t do much besides make your wallet thinner. Any claims of quick, easy, and permanent weight loss without changing your habits just aren’t true, and some of these products could even hurt your health. Experts agree: modifying your diet and exercising more are the keys to successful weight loss.

Want to know more about the FTC’s initiatives to combat deceptive claims for weight loss products? Check out today’s testimony in Congress, and take a look at our tips on other important health and fitness topics, too.


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"Any claims of quick, easy, and permanent weight loss without changing your habits just aren’t true." True that! There's no shortcut to weight loss, but you can make the process easier with a few simple changes. Your attitude, workouts and eating habits are important if you really want to lose weight.

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Agreed. The key to to successful, healthy weight loss is to make smarter choices every day, adopt healthy lifestyle changes and develop new eating habits. With those, you will not only lose weight but would also be able to keep it off for good.

I agree that only exercise and diet can help you fit in those bikini.

Indeed only exercise and diet can help you lose weight but it should be backed up with patience and determination.

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