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    More Dr Oz junk science exposed:

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    The green coffee extract turns out to actually cause diabetes; and have NO effect on weight loss according to this study:

    http://www.npr.org/blogs/thesalt/201...sc=ipad&f=1007

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    I always tell people those magic diet supplements are a scam.

    Also from the NPR site: Program tries to help economic growth by providing food stamp recipients with incentives to buy local produce.

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    Between prescribing insulin spiking whole wheat bread which overloads the bloodstream with sugar; and diabetes producing green coffee beans; why is this Dr. still in business?

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    Quote Originally Posted by zebonaut View Post
    Between prescribing insulin spiking whole wheat bread which overloads the bloodstream with sugar; and diabetes producing green coffee beans; why is this Dr. still in business?
    His message is what his audience wants to hear: that there is a magic pill for weight loss. So they keep tuning in.

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    Quote Originally Posted by zebonaut View Post
    why is this Dr. still in business?
    The same reason Kellogg is still in business :
    Both have a product that people are willing to buy ( regardless if the health claims are true or not).

    Oz has a show that people ( his fans ) are willing to watch - he's a very smart businessman and show businessman.

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    It was the major corporations; that early in this century decided that the mainstay of America's diet would be processed wheat; cereal and bread. And spinoffs like Kelloggs Pop Tarts; sugar infested processed starch and accompanying cereals. Nabisco made Wheat "Thins". But it kept dentists in business; and statin drug makers profitable; and gastroenterologists happy and the diet industry booming. Unfortunately it make the population obese; sick; and popping Prilosec and Rolaids and Gas X for their irritable bowels. But the internet has allowed us to create a community ; and there is wisdom in numbers. The tide is turning. The years of Bad Nutritional Science are ending.

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    Quote Originally Posted by eKatherine View Post
    I always tell people those magic diet supplements are a scam.

    Also from the NPR site: Program tries to help economic growth by providing food stamp recipients with incentives to buy local produce.
    I believe our markets do this once per month at each site, so since they're all on different days, there are three days per month to use this program. A 2for1 is certainly something I would use. And because of the way the market is set up, it would apply to the few venders who are selling animal products also.
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