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Celebrity ads for diet aids should be banned says top doctor

England’s top doctor has called on social media companies to ban “damaging” celebrity-endorsed social media ads promoting weight loss aids. Some celebrities with large followings are promoting products like diet pills and detox teas on social media. Prof Stephen Powis, NHS medical director, argues these products have a damaging effect on the physical and mental… Read More »

Banned Supplement Found in Weight-Loss Products

By Robert Preidt HealthDay Reporter WEDNESDAY, Sept. 12, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Weight-loss and energy supplements sold in the United States may contain potentially harmful and inaccurately labeled levels of the banned stimulant higenamine, a new study finds. Higenamine is on the World Anti-Doping Agency’s list of substances prohibited in sports, though it is legal… Read More »