Trick #1: Phony testimonials
Here’s “Amy,” gushing about the “secret anti-aging product” Garcinia cambogia on some fake news site.
Amy shows up on hundreds of other websites, admitting that she was also “a bit skeptical” about Green Coffee Bean. And about Vimax. Then there’s “Jennifer,” who’s skeptical about Acai berry, and “Joseph,” who’s skeptical about MuscleRev Xtreme, and “Summer,” who’s skeptical about Ultra Ketone System. We could go on.
Trick #2: “Clinically proven” studies that are worthless
“Clinically proven” can mean something…or, as in this case, nothing. Greek Island Labs’ “clinical study” didn’t compare Natural Joint with a placebo, so it wasn’t capable of showing whether the supplement works.
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