It is undeniable that people will resort to extreme measures in a desperate attempt to shed those extra pounds, but ingesting tapeworms in order to lose weight is not only a radical fad diet method but also an extremely dangerous one. Although it is not possible to attempt the tapeworm diet in most countries, it is being offered at some places in Mexico. When you arrive at the treatment location you are given beef tapeworm cysts that have been identified microscopically. This is vitally important because some cows may host pig tapeworms, which are very dangerous. The tapeworm interferes with your digestion and absorption of nutrients, which means that you can consume more calories and still lose weight. However, the parasite also competes for vitamins and other important nutrients, which may result in a nutritional deficiency. According to some scientists, tapeworm infestation can result in a loss of one to two pounds per week. Once the target weight loss is reached, a deworming agent is given, which kills the tapeworm so it can be expelled. Call it an early version of Xenical The product appears to be legitimate and was referenced in a diabetes journal PDF.
American doctors really do care about your health and well-being. I wish I had eaten at the same place she did where she got them from. Hello, please do not necessarily lose weight and never get a tapeworm. I think this is an awesome business opportunity. Updated July 31, Taking a tapeworm on purpose in order to lose weight is beyond stupid. It goes without saying that the Tapeworm Diet is extremely risky and can cause a wide range of undesirable side effects including death. A man in China who enjoyed eating raw beef became infected with a parasite — a foot-long tapeworm —that came from including this food in his diet, a new case report reveals. But you folks are right—I bet people would buy them now if they were still for sale. That would really upset the weight loss companies who would loose their billion dollar business to this treatment.
Pretty gross, but something involving swallowing a cyst that is taken from beef cattle. This image shows the tapeworm that the patient discharged from his body. Campylobacter: Symptoms, Causes, Diagnosis, and Treatment. According to some scientists, tapeworm infestation can result in a loss of one to two pounds per week. Auto closing in 2 seconds. Also, do the worms eat your food or your fat?