Predatory Weight-Loss Schemes Target New Mexicans

Jun 7, 2021

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 43% of Americans are obese.  But what health authorities see as a major health issue, others see as a business opportunity.

Today's weight-loss market is worth more than $60 billion, reports ResearchandMarkets.com.   KSFR reporter Mary Lou Cooper invites experts from the Federal Trade Commission and the Obesity Action Coalition to help consumers identify weight-loss scams/find alternatives and a local Overeaters Anonymous member tells of her lifelong struggle with obesity. 

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Additional resources:

consumer.ftc.gov/features/weight-loss

obesityaction.org

Overeaters Anonymous New Mexico, 505-891-2664