Daily Archives: March 10, 2009

Holford warns readers against “slimming pills”, but what about “weight loss” pills with his face on the bottle?

I was surprised to see Holford speaking out against “slimming pills” on his blog:

Every year there is a new pill or potion that claims to do it all for you – starch blockers, fat blockers, appetite suppressants, slimming pills. Avoid them at all costs. You can’t cheat the body without paying a price.

I am also, by and large, sceptical about slimming pills. However, this includes a scepticism about the weight loss pills promoted by a well-known media nutritionist – whose name you might be able to guess. Continue reading


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