Diet Myths – The Series, Episode 3

Myth: Block the absorption of fat, carbs or calories!

There are numerous claims out there of a miracle pill that will "block" absorption of fat or carbs.  There are no miracle pills or silver bullets when it comes to weight loss (despite a multi-million dollar supplement market).  Doctors, dietitians and other experts agree that there’s simply no magic non-prescription pill that will block the absorption of fat, carbs, or calories.