Green coffee bean and weight loss

Posted 20 November 2015

We have previously pointed out that the USA Federal Trade Commission has acted against sellers of products claiming that green coffee bean can result in weight loss. This interesting video has amazingly, adapted to point out that the study that their claims were based on, were false: “Please Ignore This Study: We discovered the Methodology was corrupted post peer release.”


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Green Coffee weight loss scam

Posted 02 January 2015

GreenCoffee800Another big weight-loss scam to hit South Africa is Green Coffee, sold under a range of guises. One heavily promoted at a Cape Town Waterfront Pharmacy is Green Coffee 800

We have previously highlighted this scam in May 2014 and January 2014.

Firstly, there is zip, zero evidence that green coffee can result in weight loss-loss.

Secondly, although there are various versions of this ingredient, Green Coffee 800 may contain the substance called sibutramine, not only banned but very risky to your health. In 2012 the Danish Health and Medicines Authority warned consumers of the presence of this ingredient in Green Coffee 800.

Now the USA Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has stepped in: “Lindsey Duncan and the companies he controlled have agreed to settle Federal Trade Commission charges that they deceptively touted the supposed weight-loss benefits of green coffee bean extract through a … Read the rest

Leptin Green Coffee 800

Posted 21 January 2014

Green Coffee_sThis product is advertised in pharmacies, using large posters, claiming to be effective in effective weight loss – without dieting or exercise being required! It is also advertised on the product’s local and international website.Any product that claims to result in weight-loss without having to control your diet is likely a scam.

Conclusion after examining the evidence for this product’s claims:
There is zip proof that this product as a whole, or that the individual ingredients can with absolute certainty result in weight loss. It appears to be very likely another scam.

It also contains heartleaf – a source of ephedrinea banned and dangerous ingredient

And why is the product called Leptin Green Coffee when there is no green coffee in the product?

Stay away from this product!

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