Slim Fast long-term efficacy
This article was originally published in The Tan Sheet
Ten-year users of Slim Fast meal replacement products experienced a 33-pound greater reduction compared to non-users, George Blackburn, MD, Beth Israel Deaconess Hospital, Boston, et al., report at the North American Association for the Study of Obesity Oct. 11-15 in Ft. Lauderdale. Forty-four men and 86 women were provided with meal plans and diet plan instructions were followed for 10 years. At the study's conclusion, "the weight change from baseline was - 3.1 ± kg for men and - 2.4 ± kg for women, researchers report, adding matched controls gained roughly 12.1 kg over the same time period. The positive study results may alleviate 1FTC's stance that consumers should "be skeptical about products that claim they will keep weight off you permanently." Three other studies presented at the conference similarly touted Slim Fast's benefits...
You may also be interested in...
Pink Sheet reporters and editor discuss President-Elect Joe Biden’s decision to name the CDER director as acting FDA commissioner and other staffing changes, as well as changes to industry trade groups’ political donations.
Delfi Diagnostics will use the new funds to expand its team of cancer researchers and machine-learning experts to validate its novel approach for early cancer detection through multiple prospective clinical trials.
US Ninth Circuit affirms a district court’s summary judgment in favor of Target and manufacturer of Up & Up brand biotin supplement it sells. Indian manufacturer targeted in putative class-action in New York prompted FDA’s 2016 creation of import alert category for Ayurvedic supplements.