Dr. Oz’s three biggest weight loss lies, debunked


Dr. Oz's three biggest weight loss lies, debunked

Dr. Oz reaches more people in a day than most doctors do in a lifetime. But his popular show is often based on bad science.

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Further reading:

Senate hearing on weight loss product advertising (CSPAN)
http://www.c-span.org/video/?320015-1/weightloss-product-advertising

"Why 'metabolism boosters' are bullshit" (Vox)
http://www.vox.com/2014/8/10/5983839/why-metabolism-boosters-are-bullshit

"Over-the-counter weight -loss pills: Do they work?" (Mayo Clinic)
http://www.mayoclinic.org/healthy-living/weight-loss/in-depth/weight-loss/art-20046409

"Navigating dietary supplement regulations" (NPR Science Friday)
http://www.npr.org/2013/11/08/243950746/navigating-dietary-supplement-regulations

"Weight loss, diets and supplements. Does anything work?) (American Diabetes Association)
http://spectrum.diabetesjournals.org/content/14/3/169.full

"The skinny on bely fat" (Rush University Medical Center)
http://www.rush.edu/rumc/page-1298330047559.html

"An evidence-based review of fat-modifying supplemental weight loss products" (Journal of Obesity)
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2931392/

"The Operator: Is the most trusted doctor in America doing more harm than good?" (The New Yorker)
http://www.newyorker.com/magazine/2013/02/04/the-operator

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