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10 Jan. 2012 Posted by admin in News, New Years Resolution, Diet Success, Diet Facts, Diet Motivation

New Year's Resolution Science - Don't Talk the Walk

Talking about your diet
Talking about your diet

Studies show that talking about your resolution may sabotage results

The New Year’s resolution season is upon us. Fitness centers are packed. You see runners on the road at all hours. The organic section of the grocery stores are all sold out. We're all living up to our promises of getting it together and getting in shape for the New Year. Sound familiar?

5 Jan. 2012 Posted by admin in FDA, Federal Drug Administration, NDI, New Dietary Ingredients, News

They're Coming for Your Vitamins

FDA to impose new guidelines on Dietary Supplements
FDA to impose new guidelines on Dietary Supplements

FDA Targets New Dietary Ingredients in Upcoming Guidelines

The government is now one-step closer to taking away your supplements. It started off with some quiet rumors that weren’t taken all that seriously, but have been getting louder and louder of late. This entered a completely new phase when the United Stated Food and Drug Administration (FDA) confirmed the rumors that they intend to issue a new set of guidelines to regulate certain natural supplements, vitamins and other products. These are items that they term “new dietary ingredients,” or NDI for short, in all available products. All products on the market are included.

16 Dec. 2011 Posted by admin in News, FDA and FTC HCG, HCG, Supplements Banned, HCG Banned, HCG Harmful

The Feds Take Action Against HCG Companies

HCG Products Targetted by FTC and FDA
HCG Products Targetted by FTC and FDA

Popular Fad Diet Draws Unwanted Attention

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) have jointly issued seven warning letters on December 6 to companies promoting over-the-counter HCG or (Human chorionic gonadotropin) products that are labeled as “homeopathic” for weight loss. Human chorionic gonadotropin is a hormone created by the human placenta and can be seen in the urine of pregnant women. HCG is FDA-approved as an injectable prescription drug for curing some cases of female infertility and some medical conditions.