Month: January 2014
‘More than 2m need weight loss op’
The chances of being successful at substantial weight loss just by sprinkling something on your food, rubbing creams on your body or just using a supplement are slim to none, Jessica Rich, director of the FTCs Bureau of Consumer Protection, said in a statement. The science just isnt there. Also see: 10 things the weight-loss industry wont tell you Which is why the FTC took the makers of Sensa and three other companies to task for their advertising claims. http://online.wsj.com/article/HUG1754472.html Sensa is the highly touted weight-loss product that promises weightwatchers they can sprinkle, eat and lose without dieting by shaking a crystallized product that looks a lot like fine sugar on their food. Consumers generally pay $59, plus shipping garcinia cambogia reviews au and handling, for a months worth of shakers. The company also sells fashionable cases ($10) and water bottles ($12).
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Patients’ awareness of the possibility of surgery and their commitment to make the necessary lifestyle changes prior to the treatments may also be barriers, researchers said. Doctors might not be correctly identifying or referring those eligible, and service provision may also be insufficient. The study concluded: “5.4% of the general adult population is eligible for bariatric surgery in England, far exceeding the current bariatric surgery uptake. “Due to the limited capacity of health services to meet demand under existing criteria, greater investment into service provision may be required to meet a growing need. “This would have significant resource implications.
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