"We're easily sold by the gimmicks of marketing and celebrity endorsements," says Tony Nakhla, a Los Angeles-based dermatologist and cosmetic surgeon. And when we think something's good for us, we're ready and willing to pay the up-charge. Yet, everyday Nakhla sees patients spending hundreds and even thousands of dollars a month on products and treatments that don't live up to the claims.
In the current cult of health, anything that's easy and purported to help us lose weight, stay fit, feel better or look younger goes in the shopping bag. Yet often these "healthy" choices are not so healthy after all and cost much more than the alternatives. Medical experts weigh in on whatto buy for your health and wellbeing.
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