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Dr. Oz's 'Magic' Diet Bean Loses Lone Study Backing It

Authors retract claims he cited after FTC alleged results 'hopelessly flawed'

(Newser) - In 2012, celebrity TV doctor Mehmet Oz endorsed green coffee bean extract as a "magic weight-loss cure" even though only one scientific study backed these claims—and it was funded by the extract manufacturer. This week Oz is backed further into a corner as the study's two writers... More »

Starbucks Touts Energy Drink 'Breakthrough'

New Starbucks Refreshers to hit stores tomorrow

(Newser) - Need a gentle pick-me-up for that 3pm slump? Starbucks says its new line of energy drinks, due out in company stores tomorrow, offers a safe energy boost with just a fraction of the caffeine found in coffee, Huffington Post reports. The so-called Starbucks Refreshers will come in three formats: ready... More »

Green Coffee Beans Tied to Weight Loss

Raw bean extract could be a cheap weight loss aid, researchers claim

(Newser) - The latest substance being touted as a weight loss aid is cheap and bitter. Researchers say that extract of raw, unroasted coffee beans helped overweight volunteers lose an average of 17.5 pounds in 22 weeks without major changes in diet or exercise, ABC reports. The green coffee bean extract... More »

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