Diet Pills - Historically Speaking

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Dr. Reeja Tharu
Medically Reviewed by The Medindia Medical Review Team  on Sep 08, 2014
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Historically Speaking

The use of diet pills to lose weight is a 20th century phenomenon that carried over into the 21st century. During earlier centuries, society regarded plumpness as a sign of good health. Until the late nineteenth century, a full figure indicated financial status, because a plump person could afford to eat. Later, plumpness became derogatory and meant a person who could not take care of oneself.

A 1880s American drawing portrayed a woman asking her doctor for advice about a "fattening cure" to help her gain weight. A sign on the doctor's wall showed a list of "Flesh Forming Ingredients" that include cocoa extract and French chocolates.

Attitudes about weight had changed somewhat by 1893 when the first diet pill was marketed. The pill was a thyroid extract sold under names like "Frank J. Kellogg's Safe Fat Reducer." People lost weight. However, there were dangerous consequences too.

The rest became history or so to say the future of diet pills. Being slim and trim is now the order of the day, with skinny models who seem to have starved for a month being forced down our throats, and diet pills are here to stay.

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forestborj

This is great!!! I had many questions in my mind. Usage of diet pills made everything clear to me.

Effinity

I am aware of the dangers of what most of the diet pills being offered over the net can bring to the body. I have tried the healthiest way of losing weight which is exercise and diet. I wouldn't have resorted to weight loss pills if these two were effective for me. Maybe one way or another I may have done it the wrong manner but either way, I still can't keep up with it as I am now swamped with so many things to do. I know that the culprit is my unusual hunger pangs. I have tried different diet pills before and I would agree that most, if not all, can really bring danger to our body. To rule out my options, I went to a doctor to have some advice and I was given an appetite suppressant, given the fact that I always feel hungry most of the time. Prescopodene works for me and so far, no side effects. I'm definite that I'm really losing weight as not only that my hunger has been curbed, I also feel lighter. Indeed, there's too many ways of losing weight, you just have to find what works for you best.

guest

This is it!!!! This is all you have!!! WOW I'll take my chances with the pills.

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