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Certificate of compliance with the Code of Conduct HONcode

HONcode status The health Website
Diet Detective.com
is in compliance with the HONcode

Title of the site:Diet Detective.com
Web address:http://www.dietdetective.com/
HONcode PIN number :HONConduct332276
Date of initial review: 05 May 2006
Validity of certificate17 Jan 2013 - Jan 2015
Date of last visit17 Jan 2013
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This certificate confirms the revision of the site by the HONcode Team at the above date.
It respects and pledges to honor the 8 principles of the HON Code of Conduct (HONcode).

* 1. Authoritative   2. Complementarity   3. Privacy   4. Attribution   5. Justifiability   6. Transparency
    7. Financial disclosure   8. Advertising policy

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The Health on the Net (HON) certificate serves as a guarantee that this website, at the date of its certification, complies with and pledges to honor the 8 principles of the HON Code of Conduct as drawn up by the HON foundation.

The responsible of the certified site commits to keep the site in compliance with the HON code principles for the duration of the certification.

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You will find below the elements identified by the HONcode team at a precise date to justify the respect of the 8 ethical principles.

The content of this certificate has been collected and written by the Health On the Net Foundation (HON) and should not be used without previous permission granted by HON. A request for permission can be sent to: HON.

1. Information must be authoritative
CHARLES STUART PLATKIN JD, MPH [Juris Doctor and Master's in Public Health] is one of the country's leading nutrition and public health advocates, whose syndicated health, nutrition and fitness column appears in more than 165 daily newspapers nationally, including the The Buffalo News, the Honolulu Advertiser, Rochester Democrat and Chronicle, The State, Omaha World Herald and the Richmond Times-Dispatch. Platkin is also the founder of the health and fitness network, DietDetective.com
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2. Presentation of the site
Get all the tools and support you need to lose weight successfully:

* A Personalized Meal Plan with built-in Calorie Bargains
* A Fitness Plan customized for you
* Daily guidance from the Diet Detective
  (12 Jan 2010) - Link

The mission of Diet Detective is to make sure you have and understand the information you need to live a healthy lifestyle.
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The information provided on this site is designed to support, not replace, the relationship that exists between a patient/site visitor and his/her existing physician.
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3. Confidentiality
In some cases, we must share your Personal Information in order to fulfill your request(s). For example, we may use third party credit card processing companies and shipping fulfillment companies to fulfill your order. Additionally, from time to time we offer products or services on our Websites that are provided by a third party. Also, sometimes we offer contests and sweepstakes with another party. If you do not wish for us to share your Personal Information in this manner, please do not place orders on our Website or participate in contests or sweepstakes.
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4. Information must be documented: Referenced and dated
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CHARLES PLATKIN, Ph.D., M.P.H., THE DIET DETECTIVE is one of the country's leading nutrition and public health advocates, whose syndicated health, nutrition and fitness column, the Diet Detective appears in more than 100 daily newspapers nationally. Dr. Platkin is also the founder of DietDetective.com, which offers nutrition, food, and fitness information. Platkin is a health expert and blogger featured on Everydayhealth.com, Active.com and Fitnessmagazine.com. Additionally, Platkin is a Distinguished Lecturer at the CUNY School of Public Health at Hunter College in New York Ci...
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Created: January 16, 2013 Last Reviewed: January 16, 2013
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5. Justification of claims
6. User support and adequation

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7. Disclosure of funding sources
Support for DietDetective.com is provided through advertising sponsorship, and private, non-commercials sources. There are no other commercial or non-commercial organizations that have contributed funding, services or material for the site.
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8. Advertising policy


DietDetective.com recognizes and maintains a distinct separation between Advertising content and editorial and decision-making content
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All Advertising content on DietDetective.com shall be clearly and unambiguously identified as such (in accord with industry standards)
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