'Flab jab' only succeeds in feeding the fat mentality
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With projected figures showing that in twenty years nearly half of men in the UK will be clinically obese, scientists believe that a 'vaccine' against obesity could be the answer to the epidemic. Each day we are inundated with quick fixes to lose weight, from Beyonce’s lemon detox diet to the most recent “OMG” fad diet that will help you “get skinnier than all your friends” in just six weeks! The last thing I would have expected is for scientists to jump on the bandwagon. Thanks to professionals from US-based Braasch Biotech, soon there may be no need to take any control whatsoever of our bodies. The vaccination that they have developed focuses on the immune system, causing it to attack the hormone somatostatin which slows metabolic rate. While this may help to avoid dangerous dieting, it also feeds the idea that a healthy lifestyle can be achieved through drugs. Additionally, it puts the emphasis on body weight rather than body nourishment.
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