Do acai berries really help you lose weight, or is it a diet fad?

by | Jan 12, 2010 03:00 PM ET

You Asked:

Do acai berries really help you lose weight, or is it a diet fad? --- Megan, Toronto, Canada

Marshall Brain Answers:

If there was something that actually helped people to lose weight without side effects or effort, you would know it. For one thing the inventor would be a trillionaire. For another, you would hear about the product on the news, from your doctor, on every blog and podcast, and from every friend. America would slim down.

Therefore, we can safely say that the acai berry is not living up to the hype. In fact, the following video from ABC news goes so far as to call the promotion of acai berries a scam:

For more info see: How Acai Berries Don't Work

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