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Trying to find the best and safest weight loss supplements? See our independent tests of popular brands and our review of the evidence for ingredients like 7-keto DHEA, forskolin, and stimulant blends containing sources of caffeine and synephrine. Learn about efficacy, dosage, side effects, and potential drug interactions.

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50.Magnesium Supplements Review (Including Calcium, Vitamins D & K, and Boron)  *
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1.Will 7-keto DHEA help me lose weight?
2.What is Skinny Fiber and does it really work? I see that glucomannan is a key ingredient. What is that?
3.Can raspberry ketone help me lose weight?
4.Can white kidney bean extract really help me lose weight?
5.I want to try yacon syrup because I've heard it is helpful for weight loss, but there are so many brands to choose from. How do I find a quality brand?
6.I have been having dizziness for the past few months and am wondering if it could be a side effect of supplements I take. Which supplements cause dizziness?
7.Can supplements help me lose weight?
8.Does forskolin help for weight loss? Is it safe?
9.Is it true that taking glucosamine might make my glaucoma worse?
10.Can CLA slimming supplements cause liver damage?  (in Comments)
11.Which supplements can cause diarrhea?
12.I take omeprazole (Prilosec), a proton pump inhibitor, to reduce stomach acid. Are there supplements I should avoid, or be taking, due to this drug?  (in Comments)
13.Which supplements can help me sleep?
14.Does Gynostemma pentaphyllum really work as an AMPK activator and help for diabetes?
15.Which supplements are important after bariatric surgery (i.e., weight loss or stomach-reducing surgery)? Are there any I should avoid?
16.I do moderate exercise for about an hour a few times a week. Which supplements might help me?
17.Does guggul really improve thyroid function?
18.How do I choose the best probiotic supplement? There are so many different strains of bacteria!
19.Is it true that low-carb or Mediterranean diets help for gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD)?
20.I take a supplement containing a "proprietary formula" which lists many ingredients. Can ConsumerLab test the contents so I'll know the amounts of each ingredient?
21.I take fluoxetine (Prozac), a SSRI drug to treat depression. Are there supplements I should avoid, or be taking, due to this drug?
22.Which supplements can help lower or control my blood sugar?  (in Comments)
23.Do any supplements help for tinnitus? Is it true that some supplements can cause tinnitus?
24.Are there any supplements I should avoid when taking acetaminophen (Tylenol)?
25.Can apple cider vinegar really lower blood sugar or help me lose weight?
26.Do Sugar Bear Hair Vitamins make hair shine, nails stronger, and help both to grow? They taste good but are super expensive.
27.How concerned should I be about glyphosate in foods and supplements?
28.Is it better for a fish oil (or krill oil) supplement to have more DHA than EPA?
29.What is CELLFOOD and is it a healthy supplement?
30.What is lunasin and does it really reduce cholesterol?
31.What supplements should I stop taking before surgery?
32.Do any supplements reduce side of effects of chemotherapy?
33.What are the health benefits of black cumin seed (black seed) oil?
34.With herbal supplements, what is the difference between root powder and root extract? Does it matter?

Clinical Updates Found:
2019 Garcinia Concern (12/03/2019)
Garcinia Concern
Another case of liver failure associated with the use of Garcinia cambogia has been reported. For details, see the Concerns and Cautions section of the Garcinia Cambogia Supplements Review.
2018 Garcinia Warning (08/28/2018)
Garcinia Warning
Be aware that Garcinia cambogia extracts, touted for weight management, may cause liver injury, as suggested by two recent case reports. See the Concerns and Cautions section of the Garcinia Cambogia Supplements Review for details.
 Do Probiotics Affect Weight? (03/06/2018)
Do Probiotics Affect Weight?
Studies have shown some probiotics to help somewhat with weight loss and/or slimming, while others have shown no effect. However, a recent study with a popular probiotic found that it increased weight. Get the details in the Weight and fat loss section of the Probiotic Supplements Review.
2014 Probiotics Reduce Cholesterol / Improve Liver Function (10/25/2014)
Probiotics Reduce Cholesterol / Improve Liver Function
Adding probiotic organisms to yogurt appeared to reduce LDL ("bad") cholesterol in a study of people with nonalcoholic fatty liver disease, a common condition. Levels of liver enzymes also improved and more weight loss occurred when people ate the probiotic yogurt, in contrast to those who ate regular yogurt. The probiotic organisms used in this study are found in several products recently tested by See the details in the Probiotic Supplements Review >> 
 Does Garcinia cambogia Work? (09/06/2014)
Does Garcinia cambogia Work?
A recent study in obese women found that taking a Garcinia cambogia extract for two months did not impact weight -- although it did modestly reduce triglyceride levels. This adds to an already mixed picture about the effects of Garcinia. Learn more about this and earlier studies, see our bottom line about Garcinia's efficacy, and see how popular brands of supplements have fared in our tests in the updated Garcinia Cambogia (HCA) Supplements Review >> 
 Danger Using Antidepressant with Garcinia cambogia (05/31/2014)
Danger Using Antidepressant with Garcinia cambogia
Taking the popular weight supplement Garcinia cambogia along with a common antidepressant may cause toxicity, according to a new report. For more details, as well as our tests of Garcinia cambogia supplements, see the Garcinia Cambogia Supplements Review >>  (Also see the CL Answer about supplement interactions with antidepressants.) 
2011 Hoodia Fails for Weight Loss (10/23/2011)
Hoodia Fails for Weight Loss
For several years, hoodia has been a popular ingredient in weight loss supplements -- despite a lack of evidence. The first significant study of hoodia was just published. It showed no weight loss benefit compared to placebo. Worse, those who got hoodia experienced more side effects. See our Hoodia Review Article for details and information about hoodia. More >>
 Green Tea Extract and Weight Loss (09/25/2011)
Green Tea Extract and Weight Loss
A new study using a high dose of green tea extract showed it to help sedentary overweight men lose weight, while those taking placebo gained weight. This is not the first study to show this potential benefit of green tea extract. The effect may be due to the compound EGCG. Get the facts, including how much EGCG was in the product, in the Weight Loss Supplements Review.  More >>

Recent Recalls and Warnings Found:
1.Sundial Herbal Ordered to Halt Distribution of Products (06/02/2020)
2.FTC Sends Refund Checks to Consumers of Unproven Weight Loss and Sexual Enhancement Supplements (05/19/2020)
3.FTC Halts Deceptive Supplements & Cosmetics "Free Trial" Scheme (05/12/2020)
4.Teami Tea Settles Charges of Unproven Claims and Deceptive Celebrity Endorsements (04/14/2020)
5.Weight Supplement Contains Hidden Drug (01/28/2020)
6.Fat-Burning, Energy Supplement Linked to Heart Trouble (01/24/2020)
7.FDA Warns Companies Selling CBD Products as Dietary Supplements (11/26/2019)
8.Federal Court Shuts Down Two Supplement Companies Selling Weight, Joint Health and Other Supplements (09/03/2019)
9.Kratom Is Dangerous and Not Proven to Treat Addiction, FDA Warns Marketers (06/25/2019)
10.Weight Loss, Muscle & Energy Supplements Linked to Adverse Events in Children and Young Adults (06/20/2019)
11.Vinpocetine May Cause Miscarriage or Fetal Harm (06/03/2019)
12.DMHA and Phenibut Are Not Permitted in Dietary Supplements, Warns FDA (04/16/2019)
13.CDC: Kratom Linked to 91 Deaths (04/12/2019)
14.GoLean Detox Recalled (03/06/2019)
15.Hill's Science Diet, Prescription Diet Dog Food Recalled Due to Risk of Vitamin D Toxicity (02/05/2019)
16.Prescription Drugs Found in Four Weight Loss Supplements (01/29/2019)
17.Weight Loss Supplement Tainted With Drug (01/22/2019)
18.High Levels of Lead Found in Kratom Products (11/27/2018)
19.More Dog Food Recalled Due to Risk of Vitamin D Toxicity (11/27/2018)
20.Dog Food Recalled After Reports of Vitamin D Toxicity (11/06/2018)
21.Weight Loss Supplement Containing Hidden Drug Recalled (10/16/2018)
22.Pharmaceutical Drugs Found In Dietary Supplements Pose Danger to Consumers (10/13/2018)
23.Seller of Curcumin, Garcinia, Glucosamine and More Warned for Manufacturing Violations (09/19/2018)
24.FDA Urges Consumers to Avoid Kratom (09/12/2018)
25.Higenamine -- A Potentially Dangerous Stimulant -- Found in Some Supplements (09/09/2018)
26.Kratom Recalled Due to Salmonella Risk (08/16/2018)
27.Blissful Remedies Kratom Recalled Due to Salmonella Risk (07/10/2018)
28.Gaia Kratom Recalled Due to Salmonella Risk (06/23/2018)
29.FDA Warns Seller of Weight Control Patches (06/19/2018)
30.NutriMost Weight-Loss System Consumers Can Submit Claim for Refund (06/08/2018)
31.NxtGen Botanicals Maeng Da Kratom Recalled (04/21/2018)
32.Kratom Powders and Capsules Recalled Due to Salmonella Risk (04/09/2018)
33.FDA Issues Mandatory Recall of Salmonella-Contaminated Kratom Products (04/03/2018)
34.NutriZone Kratom Supplements Recalled Due to Salmonella Risk (04/02/2018)
35.FTC Sends Refund Checks to Consumers of Unproven Weight-Loss Products (03/16/2018)
36.Kratom Supplements Recalled Due to Salmonella Risk (03/10/2018)
37.Kratom Supplements Recalled and Destroyed (02/22/2018)
38.Salmonella Outbreak Linked to Kratom Powders, Pills and Teas (02/20/2018)
39.FDA Links 44 Deaths to Kratom (02/06/2018)
40.Marketers of CellAssure and Cognify Settle FTC Charges of Deceptive Cancer Claims (01/16/2018)
41.Limbrel Capsules for Osteoarthritis Linked With Potentially Life-Threatening Health Risk, FDA Warns (12/08/2017)
42.Health Research Labs Agrees to Settle FTC Charges of False Claims, Deceptive Marketing of BioTherapex and NeuroPlus (12/01/2017)
43.36 Deaths Associated With the Use of Kratom Products (11/14/2017)
44.Weight Loss and Cleanse Supplements Contain Adulterated and Improperly Labeled Ingredients, FDA Warns (11/12/2017)
45.Total Body Nutrition Warned for Banned Stimulant in Supplements (10/18/2017)
46.Hi-Tech To Pay Over 40 Million to Settle FTC Charges of False Claims (10/13/2017)
47.Police Officer Dies From Kratom Overdose, Herb Currently Legal in Most States (10/04/2017)
48.FDA Warns Seller of Acai, Garcinia & More for Drug Claims (08/01/2017)
49.Increase in Calls to Poison Control Centers About Supplements (07/29/2017)
50.Weight Loss Supplements Containing Undeclared Drug Recalled (07/26/2017)
51.Jail Time for Seller of Spiked Supplements (07/20/2017)

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1."Allergy" Supplement Containing Ephedra Recalled (05/26/2017)
2.Marketers of Weight Loss System Agree to Settle FTC Charges of Deceptive Claims (04/28/2017)
3.Weight Loss Supplement Containing Undeclared Drug Recalled (04/01/2017)
4.Herbal Supplement Found to Contain Ephedra Alkaloids Recalled (02/09/2017)
5.Five Weight Loss Supplements Found to Contain Drugs (02/04/2017)
6.Weight Loss Supplements Found to Contain Drugs (01/24/2017)
7.Weight Loss Supplement Found to Contain Antidepressant (12/23/2016)
8.DMAA Product Recalled (11/25/2016)
9.FDA Warns Consumers Not to Use Weight Loss Supplement (11/11/2016)
10.Weight Loss Supplements Contain Hidden Drugs, FDA Warns (11/08/2016)
11.Liver Injuries Linked With Dietary Supplement Use on the Rise (11/04/2016)
12.Eleven Weight Loss Supplements Contain Undeclared Drugs, FDA Warns (11/01/2016)
13.Kratom To Be Classified a Schedule I Controlled Substance (09/02/2016)
14.Smart Lipo Weight Loss Supplement Found to Contain Undeclared Drugs (08/20/2016)
15.Weight Loss Supplement Recalled (07/03/2016)
16.Step 2 Weight Loss Supplement Recalled (06/07/2016)
17.Weight Loss Supplement Contains Hidden Drug, FDA Warns (05/07/2016)
18.Weight Loss Supplements Containing Hidden Drugs Recalled (05/02/2016)
19.Workout Supplement Containing Acacia Rigidula Recalled (04/16/2016)
20."Super Herbs" Weight Loss Supplement Recalled (04/13/2016)
21.Large Doses of Stimulant Methylsynephrine Found In Weight Loss Supplements (04/08/2016)
22.FDA Warns of Stimulant Methylsynephrine In Supplements (04/06/2016)
23.Propell Platinum Contains Undeclared Drugs (04/02/2016)
24.Weight Loss Supplement Envy BP Contains Undeclared Drug (03/29/2016)
25.FDA Warns of Weight Supplements Containing Undeclared Drugs (03/20/2016)
26.FDA Warns Sellers of Weight and Workout Supplements Containing Acacia Rigidula (03/15/2016)
27.Seller of Hoodia and Other Supplements Admits Fraud (03/02/2016)
28.Work Out and Weight Supplements Contain Synthetic Amphetamine-Like Compound (02/16/2016)
29.Marketers of Weight Supplements AF Plus and Final Trim Violated Consumer Protection Laws, Says FTC (02/06/2016)
30.Garcinia, Green Coffee Marketers Pay $43 Million to Settle Charges of False Weight Loss Claims (02/05/2016)
31.Seller of Weight and Enhancement Supplements Warned For Drug Claims (02/03/2016)
32.Pink Bikini and Shorts on the Beach Weight Supplements Recalled (01/31/2016)
33."Bee Extremely Amazed" Recalls Weight Supplements (12/23/2015)
34."Thirty Plus" Contains Hidden Drug (12/19/2015)
35.Drugs Found in Jenesis Weight Supplement (12/19/2015)
36.Don't Get Stung by Bee Pollen (12/19/2015)
37.Pink Bikini Weight Supplement Recalled (12/12/2015)
38.Lipo Escultura Weight Loss Capsules Recalled (12/05/2015)
39.Weight Supplements Found to Contain Antidepressant and Other Prescription Drugs (12/01/2015)
40.Ultimate Herbal Slimcaps Recalled (11/21/2015)
41."Natureal" Weight Supplement Recalled (11/10/2015)
42.GNC Accused of Selling Supplements with Unlawful Ingredients (10/28/2015)
43.Four Weight Loss Supplements Found To Contain Drugs (10/24/2015)
44.Imported Supplements Can Be Dangerous, FDA Warns (10/21/2015)
45.23,000 ER Visits Linked to Supplements: Palpitations, Swallowing Problems, Allergies Common (10/17/2015)
46.No Vinpocetine in Some Vinpocetine Supplements; Picamilon Labels Not Accurate (10/14/2015)
47.Drug Found in Two Weight Loss Supplements (10/02/2015)
48.Weight and Energy Supplement Contains Synthetic "Amphetamine" (09/30/2015)
49.Weight And Enhancement Supplement Recall Expanded (09/16/2015)
50.Weight Supplement Found to Contain Drug (09/09/2015)
51.Weight and Enhancement Supplements Recalled (08/30/2015)
52.Weight Loss Supplement Found to Contain Drug (08/07/2015)
53.Male Enhancement and Weight Loss Supplement Containing Drugs Recalled (08/07/2015)
54.Children and Adult Gummy Vitamins Recalled in Canada Due to Excessive Vitamin D (08/06/2015)
55.Weight Supplement Found to Contain Three Drugs (07/25/2015)
56.Undeclared Drugs Found in Two Weight Loss Supplements (07/02/2015)
57.Weight Supplement Recalled (06/06/2015)
58.Amberen Weight Loss Claims Not Supported by Evidence, Says FTC (05/13/2015)
59.Marketers Charged with Using Stolen Email Accounts to Promote Weight Loss Supplements Temporarily Shut Down (05/09/2015)
60.Drug Found in Two Weight Loss Supplements (05/02/2015)
61.Maker of Garcinia, Joint Supplements and More Warned for Manufacturing Violations, Drug Claims (05/02/2015)
62.Teen Use of Weight Loss and Workout Supplements Labeled "For Adult Use Only" Concerning (04/29/2015)
63.FDA Targets Weight Loss and Workout Supplements Listing Synthetic Stimulant DMBA (04/29/2015)
64.FDA Identifies More Products Listing Synthetic Amphetamine (04/26/2015)
65.Acai Berry Marketers Who Tricked Consumers with Fake News Sites Ordered to Pay $16 Million (04/11/2015)
66.Does Your Weight Loss or Sports Supplement Contain Synthetic Amphetamine? (04/08/2015)
67.Green Algae Weight Loss Supplement Contains Hidden Drug (03/26/2015)
68.Three Weight Loss Supplements Found to Contain Drugs (03/19/2015)
69.Three Weight Loss Supplements Found to Contain Drugs (03/13/2015)
70.Weight Supplement Containing Drugs Recalled (03/13/2015)
71.Weight Loss Supplement Contains Prescription Anti-Depressant, Other Drugs (03/13/2015)
72.FDA Warns Consumers Not to Buy or Use Weight Loss Supplement Containing Hidden Drug (03/06/2015)
73.FDA Warns Consumers Not to Buy or Use Weight Loss Supplement Containing Drug (03/03/2015)
74.Weight Supplement Contains Hidden Drug (03/03/2015)
75.Weight Loss Supplement Found to Contain Drug (03/02/2015)
76.Weight Loss Supplement Found to Contain Multiple Drugs (02/26/2015)
77.FTC Mails Refund Checks to Consumers Who Purchased Weight Loss Pills (02/21/2015)
78.Five Weight Loss Supplements Recalled (02/10/2015)
79.Weight Loss Supplement Contains Hidden Drug (02/03/2015)
80.Green Coffee Bean Supplement Marketer Settles FTC Charges of Deceptive Claims (01/27/2015)
81.FDA Warns of Weight Loss Supplement Dangers (01/06/2015)
82.Maker of Aloe, Weight Loss Supplements and More Warned for Manufacturing Violations, Drug Claims (12/30/2014)
83.Company Recalls Second Weight Loss Supplement (12/20/2014)
84.Weight Loss Supplement Recalled (12/20/2014)
85.Marketers of HCG Settle FTC Charges of Deceptive Weight Loss Claims (12/12/2014)
86.FTC Mails Refund Checks to Consumers Who Purchased Sensa (12/12/2014)
87.Weight Loss Supplement Found to Contain Hidden Drug (11/26/2014)
88.FDA Warns Consumers Not to Buy or Use Weight Loss Supplement (11/25/2014)
89.Weight Loss Supplement Contains Hidden Drug (11/24/2014)
90.Weight Loss Supplements Recalled (11/21/2014)
91.Maker of Children's Vitamins, Weight Loss Supplements and More Warned for Manufacturing Violations (11/11/2014)
92.Seller of Sexual, Muscle Enhancement Supplements Warned for Manufacturing Violations and Drug Claims (11/11/2014)
93.Slimming Coffee Found to Contain Drug (11/05/2014)
94.Supplements Recalled Years Ago Remain on the Market, Still Contain Hidden Drugs (10/22/2014)
95.Seller of Weight Loss Supplements Warned for Manufacturing Violations and Drug Claims (10/21/2014)
96.Seller of Weight Loss, Saw Palmetto Supplements and More Warned for Drug Claims (10/21/2014)
97.FDA Warns Consumers of Weight Loss Supplement Containing Undeclared Drugs (10/10/2014)
98.Weight Loss Supplement Found to Contain Multiple Drugs (10/10/2014)
99.New Synthetic Stimulant Found in Supplements (10/09/2014)
100.Maker of Joint and Weight Products Warned for Hidden Drugs, Manufacturing Violations (09/23/2014)
101.Marketer Banned From Selling Weight Loss Products (09/13/2014)
102.Three Weight Loss Supplements Found to Contain Drugs (09/13/2014)
103.Maker of Popular Green Coffee Bean Extract Settles FTC Charges of Unsupported Weight Loss Claims (09/09/2014)
104.Recall of Weight Loss Supplement Expanded (09/02/2014)
105.Weight Loss Supplement Found to Contain DMAA Recalled (08/08/2014)
106.Five Weight Loss Supplements Found to Contain Undeclared Drugs (07/10/2014)
107.FDA Warns Some Bee Pollen Products for Weight Loss Are Dangerous (06/20/2014)
108.Two Weight Loss Supplements Found to Contain Drugs (06/18/2014)
109.FDA Warns Consumers Not to Buy or Use Weight Loss Supplement (06/11/2014)
110.FDA Warns Consumers Not to Buy Use Weight Loss Supplement Containing Hidden Drugs (06/05/2014)
111.FTC Charges Seller of Green Coffee Bean with False Weight Loss Claims, Fake Websites (05/20/2014)
112.Weight Loss Supplement Found To Contain Drug (05/16/2014)
113.FDA Warns Consumers Not To Buy Or Use Weight Loss Supplement (05/15/2014)
114.Two Weight Loss Supplements Found To Contain Drug (05/06/2014)
115.Weight Loss Supplement Recalled (05/01/2014)
116.Weight Loss Supplement Recalled (04/18/2014)
117.Weight Loss Supplements Found To Contain Prescription Antidepressant and Other Drugs (04/16/2014)
118.Two Weight Loss Supplements Found to Contain Drug (04/11/2014)
119.Maker of Green Coffee Bean Extract and Weight Loss Supplement Warned for Manufacturing Violations (04/03/2014)
120.Weight Loss Supplement Containing Drugs Recalled (04/03/2014)
121.Three Weight Loss Supplements Containing Drugs Recalled (03/27/2014)
122.Bee Pollen and Weight Loss Supplements Recalled (03/27/2014)
123.Weight Loss "Coffee" Found to Contain Drug (03/19/2014)
124.Weight Loss Supplement Contains Undeclared Drug (02/28/2014)
125.Weight Loss Supplement Recall Expanded to Include Additional Products (02/17/2014)
126.Weight Loss Supplement Containing Drug Recalled (02/14/2014)
127.Maker of Cholesterol and Workout Supplements Warned For Manufacturing Violations, Drug Claims and Unapproved Ingredient (02/13/2014)
128.Weight Loss Supplement Containing DMAA Recalled (01/31/2014)
129.Four Weight Loss Supplements Found To Contain Drugs (01/30/2014)
130."Slimming" Supplements Found to Contain Drugs (01/23/2014)
131.Four Companies Settle FTC Charges of Deceptive Weight Loss Claims (01/09/2014)
132.Weight Loss Supplement Recalled (12/26/2013)
133.FDA Warns Consumers Not to Buy or Use Weight Loss Supplement (12/24/2013)
134.Five Weight Loss Supplements Found to Contain Undeclared Drug (12/20/2013)
135.Weight Loss Capsules Recalled Due Allergen Risk (12/16/2013)
136.Weight Loss Supplement Claims Challenged (12/06/2013)
137."Diuretic" Weight Loss Supplement Recalled (11/30/2013)
138.FDA Warns of Five More Weight Loss Supplements Containing Undeclared Drugs (11/21/2013)
139.Weight Loss Supplement Recalled (11/21/2013)
140.Weight Loss Supplement Found to Contain Drugs (11/20/2013)
141.$2 Million In Weight Loss and "Fat-Burning" Supplements Seized (11/20/2013)
142.Another Meth-Like Compound Discovered In Weight Loss Supplements (11/20/2013)
143.Weight Loss Supplement Found To Contain Drugs (11/12/2013)
144.FDA Warns Consumers of Weight Loss Supplement Containing Multiple Drugs (11/07/2013)
145.Weight Loss Supplement Found to Contain Drugs (11/06/2013)
146.Three Sexual Enhancement Supplements Found to Contain Prescription Drugs (10/30/2013)
147.Methamphetamine-Like Compound Found In Popular Workout Supplement (10/16/2013)
148.Six Weight Loss Supplements Found to Contain Drugs (10/10/2013)
149.FDA Warns Consumers Not to Use OxyElite Pro As It Investigates Link With Hepatitis (10/09/2013)
150.Company Warned For Distributing Weight Loss Supplement Containing DMAA, Drug Claims (09/27/2013)
151.Seller of Herbal Supplements and "Tonics" Warned For Manufacturing Violations and Drug Claims (09/05/2013)
152.Seller of CELLFOOD Supplements Warned For Manufacturing Violations and Drug Claims (08/29/2013)
153.UK Warns Against a Weight Loss Supplement Still Available to Americans (08/22/2013)
154.Weight Loss Supplement Formulas For Men and Women Recalled Due To Undeclared Drugs (08/20/2013)
155.Maker of Energy, Weight Loss, Sleep and Vitamin D Supplements Warned for Manufacturing Violations (08/16/2013)
156.Weight Loss Supplement Containing Undeclared Drug Recalled (08/08/2013)
157.Weight Loss Supplement Recall Expanded (08/06/2013)
158.Fat Loss and Muscle Enhancement Supplements Found To Contain DMAA (08/01/2013)
159.Safety of Certain Weight Loss and Bodybuilding Supplements Called Into Question (07/26/2013)
160.USPLabs Destroys $8 Million Worth of Supplements Containing DMAA (07/24/2013)
161.Weight Loss Supplements Containing Undeclared Drugs Recalled (07/23/2013)
162.Weight Loss Supplements Recalled Due To Undeclared Drug (06/30/2013)
163.Two Weight Loss Supplements Found To Contain Undeclared Drugs (06/27/2013)
164.Weight Loss Supplements Containing DMAA Recalled (06/23/2013)
165.Weight Loss Supplements Found To Contain Undeclared Drugs, FDA Warns (06/19/2013)
166.Weight Loss Supplement Found To Contain Undeclared Drug (06/14/2013)
167.Weight Loss Supplement Recalled Due To Undeclared Drugs (06/12/2013)
168.Hoodia, Sexual Enhancement Supplements and More Found To Be Adulterated, Misbranded (05/17/2013)
169.FDA Warns Consumers About The Dangers Of DMAA (04/12/2013)
170.FDA Warns Consumers Of Weight Loss Supplement Containing Undeclared Drug (04/04/2013)
171.Prescription Drugs Found In Prostate and Sexual Enhancement Supplements (03/29/2013)
172.Manufacturer of Joint, Weight Loss, Muscle Supplements and More Warned for Adulteration, Misbranding and Drug Claims (03/01/2013)
173.Weight Loss Supplement Recalled Due To Undeclared Drug (02/25/2013)
174.FDA Warns USPLabs For Adulteration and Drug Claims (02/20/2013)
175.FDA Seizes Weight Loss Supplements Containing Undeclared Drug (02/15/2013)
176.FDA Warns Maker of Weight Loss and Whey Protein Supplements For Manufacturing Violations and Misbranding (02/13/2013)
177.DMAA Supplement Linked to Runner's Death (02/01/2013)
178."Thermo Stimulating" Supplement Recalled -- Contained DMAA (01/24/2013)
179.Excessive Lead and Mercury Found In Chinese Herbal Supplements (01/24/2013)
180.USPLabs Settles Class Action Lawsuit Over Controversial DMAA Ingredient (01/23/2013)
181.Consumers May Be Eligible For Cold, Allergy and Weight Loss Supplement Refunds (01/11/2013)
182.Weight Loss Supplement Containing Undeclared Drug Recalled (12/21/2012)
183.Hydroxycut Class Action Lawsuit To Be Settled (12/05/2012)
184.Sensa Settles Second False Advertising Lawsuit (11/29/2012)
185.FDA Warns Consumers of Two Weight Loss Supplements Containing a Drug (11/09/2012)
186.FDA Warns Consumers of "Slimming Coffee" (11/08/2012)
187.Recall of "Bee Pollen" Supplement Found to Contain Drug (11/06/2012)
188.FDA Warns Consumers of Weight Loss and Body Reshaping Supplements Containing Controlled Substance (10/24/2012)
189.FDA Seizes Many Supplements from New York Company Due To Drug Claims (10/24/2012)
190.Illegal Claims on Weight Loss, Immune System Dietary Supplements, and Few Backed by Clinical Data (10/05/2012)
191.Distribution of Weight Loss Product Containing DMAA Should Be Stopped Immediately, Warns FDA (09/12/2012)
192.Medifast Settles False Advertising Suit (09/08/2012)
193.Energy, Fat Loss Supplement Recalled For Ephedrine Alkaloids (08/31/2012)
194.Protein Supplement Maker Fails FDA Audit -- Many Products Affected (04/16/2012)
195.“Japan Rapid Weight Loss Diet Pills Green” Contains Hidden Drug Ingredient (04/03/2012)
196.Rx Drugs Found in Weight Loss and Enhancement Supplements (03/08/2012)
197."Japan Weight Loss Blue" Pills Dangerous According to FDA (02/22/2012)
198.FDA Warns Seller of Almased Weight Loss Product of Marketing Violations (02/01/2012)
199.FTC Stops Fake News Sites About Acai Berry Products (01/31/2012)
200.Acai Berry Pill Marketers to Pay $1.5 Million to Settle FTC Charges (01/10/2012)
201.Seller of "HCG Drops" for Weight Loss Warned by FDA and FTC of Violations (01/04/2012)
202.HCG Diet Products Don't Work and Are Illegal Says FDA (12/08/2011)
203.FTC Stops Operator of Fake News Sites Offering Acai and Colon Cleanse Products (12/06/2011)
204.Hoodia Marketers Fined and Banned from Business (11/03/2011)
205.FDA Warns Consumers Against Eighteen Weight Loss Products Containing Drugs (10/18/2011)
206.Performance Enhancing Ingredient, DMAA, Not Really from Geraniums, Putting Its Use in Supplements in Doubt (08/07/2011)
207.FDA Warns of Unsafe Drug in Slimming Supplements (07/19/2011)
208.FTC Attacks Massive Online Fraud Regarding "Free Trials" of Supplements and Health Products (06/18/2011)
209.FTC Targets Fake News Sites Making Deceptive Acai Claims (04/21/2011)
210.Weight Supplement Found by FDA to Contain Prescription Drug (02/25/2011)
211.Maker of Hoodia and Green Tea Products to Pay $2.65 Million Settlement for Unfair Business Practices (02/07/2011)
212.Weight Loss Supplement Containing a Drug Can Cause Serious Adverse Events, Warns FDA (01/04/2011)
213.FDA Steps Up Efforts to Battle Tainted Supplements (12/17/2010)
214."Red Flags" for Spotting Tainted Supplements (10/08/2010)
215.Recall of Herbal Slimming Supplement Spiked with Drug (09/13/2010)
216.FDA Warns of Drug in Herbal Slimming Supplement (07/19/2010)
217.Supplement Company Pays $5.5 Million to Settle False Advertising Claims (07/15/2010)
218.FDA Issues Warning on Herbal Weight Loss Supplement (07/09/2010)
219.FDA Warns Consumers to Avoid Breath Supplement Contaminated with Lead (05/03/2010)
220.Warning on Acai Berry Supplements Spiked with Drug (12/08/2009)
221.Nationwide Recall of a Weight Loss Supplement Found to Contain Undeclared Drug Ingredients (11/15/2009)
222.FTC Charges Marketers with Baseless Weight-Loss Claims (11/02/2009)
223.Court Orders Marketers of Supreme Greens and Coral Calcium to Pay Nearly $70 Million for Consumer Refunds (08/31/2009)
224.Weight Loss Supplements Found to Contain Prescription Drug (07/23/2009)
225.FDA Warns Consumers to Stop Using Hydroxycut -- Product Being Tested by (05/01/2009)
226.Recall of "Slimming" Supplements Spiked with Drug (04/23/2009)
227.QVC Settles Charges of False Claims for Supplements (03/19/2009)
228.FDA Expands Warning to Consumers About Tainted Weight Loss Pills (01/09/2009)
229.FDA Warns Consumers About Tainted Weight Loss Pills (12/22/2008)
230.Fat Loss Supplement Recalled for Containing Prescription Drug (11/28/2008)
231.Sales of Weight-Loss Supplement Suspended -- May Contain Diuretic Drug (11/02/2008)
232.Stroke Attributed to Xenadrine Ephedra-Free Supplement (08/11/2008)
233.Court Upholds Order for Seasilver Marketers to Pay $120 Million (04/22/2008)
234.FTC Sues Sellers of Weight-Loss Pills for False Advertising (02/29/2008)
235.Recall of Contaminated Baby Supplement (09/25/2007)
236.FTC Stops Spammers Selling Bogus Hoodia and Human Growth Hormone (08/31/2007)
237.Marketers of Bogus Growth Hormone Sprays Settle with FTC (06/14/2007)
238.Canada Warns of Weight Loss Supplement with Rx Drug (03/19/2007)
239.Sellers of Popular Weight Loss Supplements Pay $25 Million Over FTC Allegations of Deceptive Advertising (01/04/2007)
240.FTC Targets Seller of Pills Promoted for Height, Weight, and Bone Improvement (11/28/2006)
241.FDA Warns Mangosteen Juice Maker of Drug Promotions (10/06/2006)
242.Marketers of Seasilver Ordered to Pay Almost $120 Million (07/24/2006)
243.Weight-Loss Marketers Pay $3 Million for Deceptive Advertising (05/11/2006)
244.Sellers of Children’s Weight-Loss Product Settle FTC Charges (04/09/2006)
245.New Zealand Warns of Liver Toxicity from Black Cohosh (02/15/2006)
246.FDA Warns Consumers about Brazilian Diet Pills Found to Contain Active Drug Ingredients (01/17/2006)
247.Steroids Detected In Supplement (12/02/2005)
248.FTC Stops Bogus Ads for "Bio Trim" and Other Weight-loss Products (11/07/2005)
249.FTC Stops False Claims about HGH Oral Spray (10/18/2005)
250.Supplement Company to Pay $2 Million Penalty For Alleged Violations of FTC Order (10/12/2005)
251.Deceptive Marketing of “Supreme Greens" -- Settlement with FTC (10/06/2005)
252.FTC Continues Litigation Against Makers of CortiSlim and CortiStress Supplements (09/23/2005)
253.FTC Stops Weight-loss Claims about Seaweed-based Patches (09/16/2005)
254.Weight Loss Pill Marketer in Settlement with New Jersey Attorney General (09/15/2005)
255.Marketers of “Himalayan Diet Breakthrough” Settle FTC Charges of Deceptive Advertising (06/21/2005)
256.FTC Settles Claims with Marketers of FiberThin and Propolene (06/21/2005)
257.FTC Cracks Down on "HGH" Supplements; $20 Million in Consumer Redress (06/09/2005)
258.Marketer of Weight-Loss System Settles FTC Charges of Deceptive Advertising (03/02/2005)
259.Sellers of “Fat Trapper Plus” and “Exercise in a Bottle” Banned from Advertising Weight-Loss Products (01/18/2005)
260.Supplement Maker to Pay over $3.5 Million to Settle Deceptive Advertising Charges for Immune Dietary Supplement (01/18/2005)
261.False Claims Made by Marketer of Cortisol-related Weight-Loss Supplements According to FTC (10/06/2004)
262.Two Makers of Weight Loss and Sex Enhancement Supplements Stopped From Making Unsubstantiated Claims (08/31/2004)
263.FTC Sues Florida Man for Illegal Spam and False "Human Growth Hormone" Product Claims (07/30/2004)
264.FTC Challenges Deceptive Weight Loss Claims for Supplement Targeted at Hispanics (06/17/2004)
265.Ads for Various Diet Pills and Topical Gels Don’t Cut the Fat, Says the FTC (06/16/2004)
266.FTC Challenges Ads for Kids’ Weight Loss Pill and Female Sexuality Supplement (06/16/2004)
267.FTC Charges Marketers of Two Supplements with False Claims to Cure Range of Diseases (06/04/2004)
268.Makers of Fat and Starch "Blockers" Receive FDA Warning Letters (04/02/2004)
269.FTC Stops False Advertising by Makers of Weight Loss and Arthritis “Cures” (03/09/2004)
270.FDA to Prohibit Sales of Dietary Supplements Containing Ephedra (01/03/2004)
271.Court Closes the Doors on Company That Sold Weight Loss Supplement (10/24/2003)
272.Government Stops Sale of Supplements Claiming to Treat Obesity and Impotence (10/10/2003)
273.Maker of Weight-Loss and Cellulite Treatment Ordered to Stop False Claims and Pay Consumer Redress (07/30/2003)
274.FTC Stops False Advertising of Heavily Promoted Supplements for Breast Enhancment, Male Virility, and Snoring (07/21/2003)
275.Direct Marketers of Weight Loss, Impotence, and Arthritis Supplements Charged with Deceptive Claims (07/01/2003)
276.FTC Charges Marketers of Seasilver with False and Deceptive Claims (06/20/2003)
277.FTC Challenges Claims of Five Supplements to Treat or Cure Serious Diseases (05/28/2003)
278.Rexall Agrees to Pay up to $12 million to Users of Misleading Cellulite Supplement (03/11/2003)
279.U.S. Warns of Ephedra Risks and Proposes Warning Label for Supplements (03/04/2003)
280.FTC Challenges Weight-loss Claims for Slim Down Solution (01/24/2003)
281.Company Ordered to Cease Deceptive Marketing of Weight Loss Product (12/10/2002)
282.FDA Warns Public About Chinese Diet Pills Containing Fenfluramine (08/15/2002)
283.Canada Requests Recall of Certain Ephedra/Ephedrine Products (01/11/2002)

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2015 Is Matcha a Better Form of Green Tea? Answers the Question (10/14/2015) Shows Chinese Consumers What's Really in Foods and Supplements -- U.S. Testing Company Expands to China, Launches (03/05/2015)
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2014 Which Weight Loss Supplements Are Best? Reviews the Evidence and Tests the Quality of Popular Products (07/07/2014)
2013 Retesting Confirms Lack of Ingredient in Garcinia Cambogia Supplement (12/06/2013)
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2012 50% of Green Coffee Bean Supplements Don't Contain Expected Amounts of Ingredient for Weight Loss, According to (11/06/2012)
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2010 finds carcinogenic form of chromium in supplements, including those for weight loss -- Reviews published of supplements containing chromium, green tea, 7-keto DHEA and stimulant formulas (03/02/2010) finds quality of most CLA supplements for slimming to be high; One brand mislabeled -- Report is first published in series on supplements for weight loss and slimming (01/20/2010)
2009 tests quality of acai berry supplements and beverages -- No contamination found but health benefits remain unproven.  Caution urged with laxative formulas and billing schemes. (08/25/2009)
 Review of Magnesium Supplements by Shows One-Quarter Fail Quality Tests (05/19/2009)
2008 Tests of zinc supplements by show only some provide dosage proven to shorten colds, reduce eye disease.  Lead contamination found in one product. (12/09/2008)
 Adulteration Suspected with Some "Memory" Supplements -- Few Ginkgo and Huperzine Supplements Pass Tests; Quality High for Acetyl-L-Carnitine (11/18/2008)
2005 reaffirms problems with Trimspa X32 (12/05/2005)
 Testing by identifies many problems with popular supplements for weight loss, slimming, and blood sugar control (11/15/2005) tests potassium supplements — Report now online for sixteen products (08/16/2005) tests menopause supplements — Alternatives to hormonal therapy — Report available for 38 products including soy and red clover isoflavones, black cohosh, and progesterone creams (07/18/2005) finds some supplements lower in omega-3 and omega-6 fatty acids than claimed — Report available for 23 products made from oils of black currant, borage, evening primrose and flax (07/12/2005)
 Two magnesium supplements fail testing due to lead contamination. Nineteen others pass. Report now available. (06/15/2005) finds quality of most nutrition powders and drinks high, but identifies five protein powders with excess sodium or cholesterol — Report Now Available Online (04/27/2005) finds most B-vitamins of high quality but three lacking in ingredients — Test Results for 41 Products Reported Along with Information on Use (03/30/2005)
2004 finds Omega-3 fish oil supplements safer than fish but quality varies among brands — Test of 41 Supplements Finds No Mercury or PCB Contamination, But Some Spoiled or Lacking Claimed Oils (12/14/2004) expands testing to Japan — Testing Organization Expands to Help Japanese Consumers Determine Quality of Health and Nutrition Products (12/14/2004)
2002 More than one in five weight loss, slimming and/or diabetes supplements fail evaluation — Problems found in chromium and pyruvate products; CLA products fine (04/03/2002) finds nutrition powders & drinks more accurately labeled than nutrition bars, but unapproved food ingredient seen in some (03/05/2002)
 Athletic Banned Substances Screening and Certification Program announced by — Tester of supplements to screen for substances banned in Olympics (02/08/2002) finds most B vitamin supplements contain what they claim, but often exceed safe levels — Consumers cautioned to be aware of side effects with high dose products (01/08/2002)


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