Dr. David Katz, the director of Yale University’s Prevent Research Center thinks so.
He has researched all of the data regarding the recently resurrected HCG diet and found there to be no supporting evidence of it’s success. He describes HCG diet marketers as nothing more than “snake oil” salesmen.The HCG Diet has been around since the 60’s and Katz has this to say about its latest resurgence in popularity;
“I have done my best to search the world’s scientific literature objectively, and the below abstracts constitute the bulk of the yield. They constitute a clear, scientific indictment of an insidious exploitation of weight loss desperation that has waxed and waned with memory. When people forget that HCG diet claims are all false, its popularity rises again.”
However, there are dieters out there that swear HCG helped them drop significant amounts of weight.
Recently the FDA has banned the homeopathic HCG drops. These drops were available widely across the internet and were involved in many internet scams.
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