Monday, September 14, 2009

Medifast: Ultimate Weight-Loss System or Pyramid Scheme

Liquid protein drinks, raw foods, Scarsdale and Atkins — is the Medifast (MED-$19.44) Meal Plan an amazing weight-loss product, or just another in a long list of fad diets? Medifast meals are formulated with low-fat protein and fiber, and are supposedly “clinically proven” to help users lose weight quickly — up to an alleged 20 pounds a month — through a process called ketosis, a metabolic state where the body is tricked into burning its own fat reserves. A review of the clinical studies provided by the company online and in regulatory filings, however, finds a troubling theme underlying most of the treatment protocols… Continue Reading at BNET Health Care Industries.

The Take Shape For Life (TFSL) website boasts that becoming a health coach is a business opportunity that has a low cost of start-up, requiring no holding of inventory as all orders are shipped to the end consumer. Detractors allege, however, the company’s growth is attributable to nothing more than a twist of the notorious Ponzi postage stamp con of 1921 — a modern day, multilevel pyramid scheme…. Continue Reading at BNET Health Care Industries.

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Anonymous said...

Nice catch, keep them coming!

Anonymous said...

With all the people out of work could make a great push on this stock.

Zeb said...

John Hopkins says No to Medifast

More Medifast False Advertising- Visit the John Hopkins Weight Management Center website and search for Medifast

You will find nothing

But Medifast Advertising implies John Hopkins is recommending Medifast

Do you due diligence before investing