In 2010, Weight Watchers (the largest provider of weight loss services in the U.S., with more than 43% market share) sued Jenny Craig in U.S. District Court in New York over its ads that said that Jenny Craig clients lost, http://finance.yahoo.com/news/garcinia-cambogia-extract-investigation-now-190000760.html on average, over twice as much weight as those on the largest weight-loss program. Weight Watchers claimed that no major clinical trial was done that proved this statement and that those assertions were false and misleading. The two companies reached a settlement: Jenny Craig, though it admitted no wrongdoing, agreed to never again publish, broadcast or disseminate the ad in any form. In a statement issued at the time, Jenny Craig said, We challenge Weight Watchers to compete directly with us in a head-to-head clinical trial. To be sure, the majority of weight-loss ads are relatively honest, and there are some diet supplements that work.
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Beware weight-loss pitches with slim chance of working
EST Beware weight-loss pitches with slim chance of working Theres no easy way to pare pounds, just healthy eating and exercise Want to see how this story relates to your watchlist? Just add items to create a watchlist now: Add By Jennifer Waters , MarketWatch The Federal Trade Commission garcinia cambogia extract did consumers a favor last week by pointing out recent cases where shaking a powder on your food or lathering a skin cream on your tummy will not lead to weight loss. Shedding pounds, for the most part, is not rocket science but it can be complicated. Yes, we are what we eat, and the types of calories we shovel into our mouths matters. But no diet will work real magic keeping fat off forever unless its controlled, contains serious lifestyle changes and involves an exercise routine.
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