Availability of weight-loss supplements: Results of an audit of retail outlets in a southeastern city.

@article{Sharpe2006AvailabilityOW,
  title={Availability of weight-loss supplements: Results of an audit of retail outlets in a southeastern city.},
  author={Patricia A. Sharpe and Michelle L. Granner and Joan Marie Conway and Barbara E. Ainsworth and Mirela Dobre},
  journal={Journal of the American Dietetic Association},
  year={2006},
  volume={106 12},
  pages={2045-51}
}
The sale of nonprescription weight-loss products accounts for millions of dollars spent by Americans trying to lose weight, yet there is little evidence for effectiveness and there are multiple safety concerns. The purpose of this study was to determine what products, and ingredients within products, were available at retail outlets in a metropolitan area. A purposive sampling strategy identified 73 retail outlets. An audit form was used to collect information from product labels. The audit… CONTINUE READING
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