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Parasite Dieting Fad Sweeps Across Asia 6

Posted by samzenpus
from the I'll-have-4-pieces-of-burnt-toast-and-a-rotten-egg dept.
People are willing to do some crazy things to lose weight: immersing themselves in ice-water baths to increase the metabolism, for example. But the people of Hong Kong have upped the ante with the rising popularity of parasite dieting. The practice has become so popular that the Hong Kong Health Department has issued a warning that parasitic worms can cause abdominal pain, vomiting, diarrhea and even death.

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Parasite Dieting Fad Sweeps Across Asia

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  • I don't see it as any different than these diet pills in the states. Both are killing people and they know it, but they don't care if there's a chance to lose weight.

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