The Weight Loss Cure 'They' Don’t Want You to Know About
The Weight Loss Cure 'They' Don’t Want You to Know About: What the Experts Say
Experts agree that there is absolutely no scientific evidence for the claims
in The Weight Loss Cure 'They' Don’t Want You to Know About. They also
say that if you follow the advice, it could lead to possible health
consequences and lots of lost money. And yes, you may lose weight -- but only
"The protocol is extreme, almost impossible to adhere to, and there is no
limit to how senseless these recommendations are," says Barrett. "Trudeau
sets up an almost impossible diet so if you don't succeed, you can't blame
Rebecca Reeves, DrPH, RD, an obesity researcher and past president of the
American Dietetic Association, notes that there are no clinical trials or other
justification to show that the recommendations are effective.
"Anyone who tries the plan is a guinea pig. While you will lose weight, it
is because most everything you eat is eliminated, so it is a very low-calorie
diet that is impossible to sustain," she says.
If you actually manage to follow the protocol, it could result in nutrient
deficiencies, warns Anding.
"There are so few foods to eat that it is almost impossible to get all the
nutrients you need each day," Anding says. "Most people do not need
digestive enzymes. And recommending coconut oil is downright unhealthy -- no
matter how organic or pure, it is still a saturated fat that can
raise cholesterol and increase risk for
Barrett also decries the notion that hCG injections have anything to do with
"Clinical trials published in The Journal of the American Medical
Association and American Journal of Clinical Nutrition have shown
that hCG is ineffective as a weight loss aid," says Barrett.
"All the flushes and cleanses are pure nonsense, unnecessary, and there is
no scientific basis for these recommendations," says nutrition and metabolism
expert Pamela Peeke, MD, chief medical correspondent for Discovery Health
channel. "Your body is well equipped with organs, such as the liver and
kidneys, and the immune system, to rid itself of potential toxins and do an
excellent job of cleansing itself without needing flushes or cleanses."
And yes, emptying the colon can lead to temporary weight loss. But as soon
as you consume food or drink, the colon resumes its normal duties and weight
comes right back.
"It is false weight loss, and also poses serious problems because colonics
can be dangerous [and] lead to
dehydration, electrolyte imbalance and bowel perforation," warns
The Weight Loss Cure 'They' Don’t Want You to Know About: Food for Thought
The bottom line? The controversial recommendations and outrageous claims
made without scientific evidence give The Weight Loss Cure 'They' Don’t Want
You to Know About a big thumbs-down.