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Fraud and Nutrition Misinformation

Find resources and information for spotting suspicious health claims and links for checking out food and nutrition myths and misinformation. Includes resources specific to weight loss diets and products.
-- Nutrition Information on the Internet --

 

 

Federal Trade Commission.

Offers information to help consumers recognize fraudulent claims or ads about products and services related to health and fitness.

National Council Against Health Fraud.

Private nonprofit, voluntary health agency that focuses upon health misinformation, fraud, and quackery as public health problems.

Quackwatch.

Nonprofit corporation whose purpose is to combat health-related frauds, myths, fads, and fallacies.

-- Weight Loss Diets and Products --