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14 health products you don't need

By Joanna Pearl

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From cough syrup to hair-loss shampoo, our experts reveal the health products that just aren't worth the money.

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We chose popular health products from pharmacy shelves - from cough medicines to hair-loss shampoo, whitening toothpaste to dementia-prevention food supplements - and found that you could save a cumulative £100 by removing them from your shopping basket.

That's because they make claims that our experts - selected for their clinical and academic expertise - believe are not backed up by convincing evidence.

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