Jillian Michaels' Extreme Maximum Fat Burner Dietary Supplement

It’s bad enough that Jillian Michaels enjoys humiliating the contestants on “The Biggest Loser,” but now Michaels looks to spread her sphere of humiliation by pimping her Extreme Maximum Fat Burner supplement. The supplement industry...

FRS Energy Drink Log, Part 5

It’s been about a month since I signed up for the FRS Healthy Energy Drink introductory program and have been writing about my experiences with this Quercetin-fueled elixir.  What interested me in this energy...

Right Size Weight Loss Smoothies Get a "Do Not Buy Recommendation"

Right Size Weight Loss Smoothies advertise that thanks to the ingredient appemine people can quickly and easily lose weight by drinking two smoothies per day. In the year 2010 nobody should be impressed but,...

Does Quercetin Work?

Quercetin is an antioxidant and one of the hot new nutritional supplements on the market today.  Touted as having a wide-range of benefits, it is the key ingredient in the new Lance Armstrong endorsed...

More Whole Body Vibration Shenanigans

It’s bad enough to have to listen to the far-fetched claims that Whole Body Vibration (WBV) is an effective exercise modality.  Now we have a WBV huckster pimping “vibraceuticals,” which apparently are imaginary substances...

Can Acai Berry Help You Lose Weight?

Acai berry is the latest, hottest supplement.  In an industry that’s big on hype and small on performance, the acai berry is the latest in a long line of weight loss supplements that won’t...

Don't Buy HCG Dietary Supplements

I have written about the nonsensical HCG Diet. It's barbaric and won't work. Now the federal government has stepped in to prevent supplement hucksters from selling HCG weight loss supplements. This dreck is sold...

Human Growth Hormone and the Current State of Research

Human growth hormone (HGH) research has been conducted thanks to the Orphan Drug Act (ODA) passed by Congress back in 1983.  Here’s a brief overview of the ODA and the current state of HGH...

Hoodia Weight Loss Supplements Get A Do Not Buy Recommendation

Over the past several years hoodia in all of its various forms – also known as hoodia gordonii – has been hailed as the magic bullet of weight loss supplement that may help end...

Acai Berry Juice is More Hype Than Health

Despite a tremendous public relations machine, the Acai Berry just does not live up to the promises made by nutritional supplement companies.  Acai Berry juice and pills are expensive and there is no legit...