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Total Body Formula Updates from FDA

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The FDA completed a final analysis of the Total Body Formula and Total Body Mega Formula Products in May 2008. If you are not aware of the earlier report, check out the FDA warning about Total Body Formula.

In this final report, FDA found hazardous amounts of chromium in addition to finding hazardous amounts of selenium in the previous study. The samples FDA conducted reports on contained up to 3,426 micrograms of chromium. This is 17 times the recommended intake (35-45 micrograms a day)!

Consumption of the recommending serving of Total Body plus can cause fatigue, hypoglycemia, muscle cramps, hyperactivity, liver toxicity, and renal failure. If you are on medications, consuming excessive chromium can also cause side effects.

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention confirmed a number of cases of people who have felt adverse reactions from taking Total Body Formula. Reported cases came from Alabama, Florida, GEORGIA, Kentucky, Michigan, New Jersey, North Carolina, Tennessee, Texas and Virginia.

The sole distributor of Total Body Formula has voluntarily recalled the affected product

For more information on Total Body Formula, look here.

Reactions can occur within 7-10 days from taking the Total Body Formula. Other side effects that can occur include:

  • Significant Hair loss
  • Diarrhea
  • Joint Pain

Total Body Formula is sold in 8-ounce or 32-ounce plastic bottles. These products are distributed by Total Body Essential Nutrition of Atlanta.

If you have taken Total Body Formula or Total Body Mega Formula and experienced the side effects, you should seek medical attention as soon as possible.

For those who have sustained serious injuries and/or sickness after taking TOTAL BODY FORMULA or TOTAL BODY MEGA FORMULA you may want to contact the attorneys at Childers, Buck, and Schlueter to see how we can help protect your legal rights.