Low-carb diets are as effective as Mediterranean and low-fat diets in delivering long-term weight loss, according to a two-year study published in the July issue of The New England Journal of Medicine.
GlaxoSmithKline's petition to the Food and Drug Administration
(FDA) to ban dietary supplements from making weight loss claims,
has opened a cupboard and only the deluded would deny the presence
of one or two skeletons rattling...
GlaxoSmithKline's alli product - which is the only weight
loss drug to directly compete with dietary supplements - has
already become the third top-selling obesity drug less than a year
after its launch.
A petition seeking to classify all weight loss claims as drug
claims highlights the major ingredients used in weight loss
supplements, and maintains that these are not sufficiently
substantiated, that they are ineffective, or that...
A petition by drug firm GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) requesting that
weight loss claims be treated as disease claims maintains that
there is no credible science to back up weight loss ingredients
used in dietary supplements.
NutraIngredients-USA examines the enforcement strategy of the US
Federal Trade Commission (FTC) in its efforts to ensure that the
marketing claims made by food and dietary supplement manufacturers
are accurate and substantiated.