If you’re scouting about online for weight loss resources, you’ve probably come across what appears to be a scam huger than Godzilla’s diapers.
It’s called Kimkins, and was heralded on Women’s Wear Daily as a useful way to lose weight.
The problem appears, however, that the originator lied about virtually everything she claimed.
Check out these posts:
So that these do not get lost as more posts are added, we’re compiling all the faked success story pictures and original source here on a single page. You can bookmark this page to come back for updates or simply click the link in the options above. Many thanks to those at Low Carb Friends who continue to search for more pictures that were used for the success stories……MORE…..
In a post yesterday, Kimmer Continues to Lie, “I am not Heidi”, Kimmer wrote:
The news clip me of the “diet review” done by About.com which also only parrots the anti-Kimmer blogs. No medical review. No impartiality. Hundreds of pro-Kimkins members wrote to Laura Dolson (who was impressed with their intelligence she told me), but didn’t change her review at all.
Laura Dolson, the guide for the Low Carb Diets section at About.com replied within the Kimkins forums today, her reply was removed and she was banned….MORE….
Hello and welcome to the Internet’s premiere low-carb podcast–“The Livin’ La Vida Low-Carb Show with Jimmy Moore!”
In today’s episode, our host Jimmy takes a chronological look at the events — and the seemingly unlimited lies — that lead up to the collapse of Heidi “Kimmer” Diaz’s credibility as a “Diet Guru.” If you don’t know the full story, there are some very interesting recent developments involving Heidi’s own family and the ownership of the Kimkins web site itself.…..MORE…
Now, I don’t have a problem with people selling their dieting and weight loss secrets and ideas. If you’ve achieved success and can package the how-to in a way that benefits others, more power to you!
BUT! I have a HUGE problem with parasites who try to take advantage of people’s desperate desires to lose weight, take their money, and produce only lies in return (and in the case of Kimkins, severe health risks as well).
It’s truly a shame how amoral some people will become in their quests to scam others.
What do you think?
ps – one of the best tool I’ve found for losing weight is strength training. Here are some goodies for that: