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The FDA has issued a warning to consumers to stop using Hydroxycut

Discussion in 'BlackHat Lounge' started by samspam, May 6, 2009.

  1. samspam

    samspam Junior Member

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    Interesting... The article also mentions Hoodia products not being recalled, but I think mentioning them in the same article as this might give it a negative ring? Anyone notice anything?

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  2. doroftei

    doroftei Junior Member

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    I think FDA is pretty full of bullshit...money drives them. In US they use so many GMO's (genetical modified organisms) in plants, animals etc without knowing the full extent of health risks on humans.
    American milk is banned in Europe, Canada and other places because here they choose to inject the cows in the head with growth hormone which has detrimental effects on humans' health but FDA is okay with the idea.

    /rant
     
  3. bench_400

    bench_400 Guest

    I agree. The FDA is full of crap. Like banning ephedra because out of shape overweight goons tried to shortcut their way back to shape.

    On the other hand it is a good time to take advantage of the publicity. Maybe a weight loss report about how to lose weight without pills, etc.
     
  4. JonesersRX7

    JonesersRX7 Regular Member

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    2 day old news. Look at the searches for "hydroxycut replacement" :)

    And being into fitness and bodybuilding and an avid supplement user - sometimes the sheeples think "If it says I should take 3 a day... maybe 6 will give me double the weight loss" This is what happened with ephedra and how they got that beauty of a shreading sup banned as well.
     
  5. samspam

    samspam Junior Member

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    Bench, that is a very good idea! I like that way of thinking here on BHW! It's not "oh no, I just lost a source", it's "ah, perfect, now I'll monetize on it like this as well".

    Yeah, FDA is just...full of crap. Same thing with the whole "Trans Fat"-thing. As long as it's under 0.5g per serving, you are allowed to say "0 gram trans fat!"...Problem is that if you eat a large cookie or a bag of chips, and they have 0.4g, you'd consume 5-10 servings easily, meaning you'll be getting 2.0-4g of trans fat from that crap.
     
  6. chicagoDre

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    Meh... I used hydroxycut, there's much better stuff available now anyways, i had better results from Stimerex ES. From what i hear, the recent formula of hydroxycut isn't all that effective anyways?
    -BTW, also a frequent supp. user and gym rat.