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MISSRUTH Posts: 4,037
5/16/13 9:18 A

I subscribed to Prevention for a while.... magazines seemed to have waaaaay too many ads in them, and sometimes the info in the mag seemed a bit suspect. So I quit subscribing.

What I like about Spark is that the info here is scientifically sound. It's not the latest fad or whatever's hit the bold type on the covers of magazines or onto Dr. Oz or whatever. Let's face it, the magazines (and Dr. Oz etc.) are in business to make money. Spark is free. There is no hidden agenda in the articles or the advice from the experts on this website.

I think with those "21 days free" offers, they're hoping you'll miss the window of opportunity to return the book, and therefore have to pay for it. I'd bet their book isn't much different than Reader's Digest's book or any of the myriad others out there.

Ruth in Cookeville, TN Central Time Zone


Promise me you'll always remember: You're braver than you believe, and stronger than you seem, and smarter than you think - Christopher Robin to Pooh
CATE195 Posts: 2,862
5/16/13 9:09 A

Thanks Jen, I wasn't going to order anyway. SP is helping me to work on a plan that I can follow for my whole life.

You are capable of more than you know. Choose a goal that seems right for you and strive to be the best, however hard the path. Aim high. Behave honorably. Prepare to be alone at times, and to endure failure. Persist! The world needs all you can give.
E. O. Wilson

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SPARK_COACH_JEN Posts: 58,461
5/16/13 8:40 A

I usually follow the rule that if something sounds too good to be true, it probably is. I'd save your money :)

Coach Jen

"You may have a fresh start any moment you choose, for this thing that we call "failure" is not the falling down but the staying down." Mary Pickford

"No matter how slow you go, you are still lapping everybody on the couch."
CATE195 Posts: 2,862
5/16/13 8:10 A

I just got an email from Prevention. I have always respected their little magazine, but this left me a bit skeptical. After clicking on the link, it is a come on for ordering and trying the book which details the diet. You can return it after 21 days if not fully satisfied. Just wondering what others thought about this.

You are capable of more than you know. Choose a goal that seems right for you and strive to be the best, however hard the path. Aim high. Behave honorably. Prepare to be alone at times, and to endure failure. Persist! The world needs all you can give.
E. O. Wilson

Read more at http://www.brainyquote.com/quotes/topics/t
opic_failure.html#BTb4Kvr06Qshs7Gx.99
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