The federal court settlement by NutriMost LLC was filed Thursday in Pittsburgh.
The company says it disagrees with the FTC.
NutriMost says it's "in negotiations with a contract research organization to perform a randomized double blind placebo controlled study that will support future program claims."
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The company sells its system for $1,895, which claims to use "breakthrough technology" to burn 20 to 40 pounds in 40 days.
But the FTC says the system requires customers to follow a 500-calorie daily diet, instead of 2,000 or more calories most people need.
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