Dr. Oz’s three biggest weight loss lies, debunked

Dr. Oz reaches more people in a day than most doctors do in a lifetime. But his popular show is often based on bad science.

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Further reading:

Senate hearing on weight loss product advertising (CSPAN)

"Why 'metabolism boosters' are bullshit" (Vox)

"Over-the-counter weight -loss pills: Do they work?" (Mayo Clinic)

"Navigating dietary supplement regulations" (NPR Science Friday)

"Weight loss, diets and supplements. Does anything work?) (American Diabetes Association)

"The skinny on bely fat" (Rush University Medical Center)

"An evidence-based review of fat-modifying supplemental weight loss products" (Journal of Obesity)

"The Operator: Is the most trusted doctor in America doing more harm than good?" (The New Yorker)

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