POM Wonderful Said To Have False Health Claims By FDC

This week, the FDC confirmed the decision that POM Wonderful pomegranate juice was making faulty advertisements regarding the health benefits related with their juice. In recent advertisements, POM Wonderful juice has made statements such as “Relax, you’ll live longer”, “Cheat death”, “Forever young” and “Cheat Death”. The images of these advertisements can be found in the gallery below.

Although a great advertising campaign, these statements are simply not true. In order to make statements such as these, a company must go through two randomized, well-controlled human clinical trials. If this testing proves that the product actually does these miracle things, then making those statements is just fine. In POMS case, the testing was never completed.

We are not saying that POM Wonderful is not good for you. We are saying that the statements made in the advertisements may be a bit over the top.


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With a vision of combining his two favorite pastimes Eric created GameNTrain in 2010, a website with a focus on familiarizing gamers of the importance of fitness. While having a passion for gaming, he never forgets the importance of maintaining a healthy, balanced lifestyle. With over 15 years of fitness knowledge, a gaming history of 25 years, and a degree in Physical Education, Health and Personal Training, his goal is to share his knowledge and help alleviate the growing concern of less active adults and children that make video games their hobby. To make contact click here .