N. Jay Sorensen, MBA RD
Last Updated: May 11, 2013
10. You only hear about this diet via an info commercial. (Even if it’s endorsed by a medical professional. They have to make a living too.)
9. Its success hinges on
spending money for special foods, pills,
equipment, or directions.
8. It promises to literally
“melt away fat” while you sleep.
7. The before and after
pictures of people on the diet look suspiciously
6. It promises that you will
lose weight without making any changes to your
eating or exercise habits due to some magical product it
5. It promotes drastic changes
in your eating habits without any mention of
4. It promotes drastic changes
in your exercise habits without any mention
of your eating habits.
3. It promises weight loss of
more than 3 pounds per week.
2. It makes reference to “late
breaking research,” but doesn’t tell you where
you can find the information to investigate it yourself.
health claims are half truths, others are plain lies.)
1. If it sounds too good to be true, it is!!