The aisles of your local drug store is full of supplements and remedies promising quick, pharmaceutical solutions for weight-loss. But regulators say many of those promises are misleading or false. We examine the allure of the quick-fix, and what cutting-edge researchers are discovering about the science of weight-loss.


  • Arthur Frank, MD Medical Director, George Washington University Weight Management Program
  • Sandra Kweder Deputy Director, Office of New Drugs, Center for Drug Evaluation and Research, U.S. Food and Drug Administration
  • Sidney Wolfe Director, Health Research Group, Public Citizen

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