‘Slim Chance Awards’

Announcing the Worst Weight Loss Schemes of 2013

By Lisa Christie

Before You Start Another Diet… It’s the beginning of a new year and you know what that means to the chronic dieter. Time to start a new diet! If you’re contemplating one, put away your scale and take note. An independent panel of expert judges, selected by Green Mountain, has selected the worst weight loss schemes of 2013. The “Slim […] Read more »

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Nominate The Worst Weight Loss Schemes of 2013

By Lisa Christie

Another Day, Another Diet Do you just shake your head when you see an insane infomercial for yet another weight loss product? Or do you get frustrated when you hear a friend tell you she is starting a ridiculous diet that you know will make her struggles worse? Now is the time to help Green Mountain identify the worst weight […] Read more »

Healthy Weight Week features the Slim Chance Awards.

The Worst Diets of 2011

By Marsha Hudnall

It’s time to announce the 23rd annual Slim Chance Awards, courtesy of the Healthy Weight Network. The Slim Chance Awards are sponsored by Healthy Weight Network and the National Council against Health Fraud. They are a lead-up to “Rid the World of Fad Diets and Gimmicks Day” during Healthy Weight Week, the third week in January. Read on to discover […] Read more »

If It Looks Like a Duck: Worst Weight Loss Promises of 2008

By Marsha Hudnall

The Healthy Weight Network recently released its 20th annual Slim Chance Awards, highlighting both the hidden dangers of diets and supplements that often contain unknown ingredients and sometimes potent drugs, and the merely ridiculous.  "To call 2008 a typical year in the weight loss field would be too easy," cites their press release. "This year’s awards go to an infamous huckster of diet infomercials, […] Read more »

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