On yesterday's Dr. Oz Show, the theme was how to lose weight and look good in a bathing suit. One of the schemes Dr. Oz put forth was to consume grapefruit juice mixed with apple cider vinegar three times a day before each meal because "it burns fat."
According to the Weight Control Information Network, operated by the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases, one of the National Institutes of Health, it's simply not true. To quote:
"Myth: Certain foods, like grapefruit, celery, or cabbage soup, can burn fat and make you lose weight.
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