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What is High Risk about HCG Dietary Supplement | HCG Merchant Accounts

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Human Chorionic Gonadotropin (HCG) is hormone that is produced during pregnancy. Located in the placenta, this hormone helps to maintain progesterone production throughout a woman’s pregnancy. Because this hormone breaks down stored “belly” fat to be used as energy for the fetus, increasing the mother’s metabolism, some people have hypothesized that HCG could be a good weight-loss supplement. The HCG diet plans and diet supplements have become very popular. Proponents of the HCG diet claim that adhering to a 500 calorie a day diet and taking HCG injections will help the user to lose a pound a day. However according […]

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Despite Investigation, Supplement Industry Remains Powerful and Profitable

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In early 2015, the stock of supplement retailers GNC Holdings and The Vitamin Shoppe plummeted. The aftermath of an announcement made by New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman. The announcement stated that his office would be leading a coalition of state attorneys general in order to widen his examination of the supplement industry. Even so, there is only so much law enforcement can do about a business that reports $5 billion in sales a year. According to Schneiderman’s announcement, nearly four out of every five herbal supplements tested did not contain the ingredients stated on the label. To make matters […]

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