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‘Feel Full’ Chemical Priopionate Hyped In Recent Weight Loss News Articles

By June Lupiani

‘Feel Full’ Chemical Not Exactly New News Google the term propionate and you’ll find very recent news result links ranging from “Obesity Epidemic May See Slowdown With New Ingredient That Makes You Feel Full”, “This ‘Feel Full’ Chemical Could Be the Future of Weight Loss”, “Food supplement appears to prevent weight gain” and “Ingredient that could help you eat less”. […] Read more »

feel full chemical in the news

Weight Loss Fraud – What a Surprise – Not!

By Marsha Hudnall

FTC Cracks Down on Weight Loss Fraud On the heels of our Slim Chance Awards, which called out the most egregious weight loss schemes of 2013, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) this week charged four companies with weight loss fraud. Sensa, the makers of a powder that you sprinkle to your food to “make you feel fuller faster” L’Occitane, which […] Read more »

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Diet Exposure

By Robyn Priebe

Last year my niece, who was 5 at the time, reported to her mother at dinner one night that she was “on a diet.”  My sister was shocked since the word “diet” has never come out of her mouth or her husband’s.  My sister does model healthy eating for her daughter.  So where did this little girl learn about dieting?  We […] Read more »

Developing a healthy relationship with food starts at a young age.

What’s Wrong with Stealing Cookies from the Cookie Jar

By Marsha Hudnall

Because my husband usually rises before me and switches on the tv in the other room, I often wake to the childhood jingle about stealing cookies from the cookie jar, repeated by a woman and a man touting their weight loss success on the Cookie Diet. It really bugs me, initially just because of the ad.  Then I start thinking […] Read more »

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