For those on the hunt for a healthier new self in the New Year, the Wisconsin Better Business Bureau recommends digesting dietary advice with caution.
"Nutritional guidance from uneducated or illegitimate sources is often useless, sometimes dangerous, and almost always unnecessarily expensive," said Randall Hoth, president/CEO of the Wisconsin BBB.
Lookout for dietitians and nutritionists who:
- Do not extensively study medical and dietary histories before prescribing nutritional adjustments.
- Rely heavily on complicated computer analyses or software to endorse expensive supplements.
- Diagnose deficiencies based solely on hair analysis.
- Advise adopting erratic eating habits to produce dramatic weight loss results.
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