Photo by: zintazhang
The Tape Worm Diet
We promise that this one is very real-and very disturbing. Starting in the early 20th Century, tapeworms were marketed as the dieting fix for people who ... more 
Photo by: zintazhang
The Tape Worm Diet
We promise that this one is very real-and very disturbing. Starting in the early 20th Century, tapeworms were marketed as the dieting fix for people who struggled with losing weight. The diet is fairly self-explanatory: You eat a worm (or a pill that helps a worm grow in your body) and then the worm helps reduce your appetite and allows you to drop weight. Once you reach your goal, you take medicine to kill the worm. That's not a diet-it's a disease. Thankfully this approach-and the pills that help create tapeworms in your body-was banned by the FDA. (although some people still eat the worms as a quick and dangerous fix)
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