Essay on Lazitivity: Taking the Lazy Way Out of Weight Loss

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Everyone would want to have a magical pill that could make him or her lose weight. Eight score and 13 years ago, at the dawn of the dieting craze, when Americans began to consider a thin, supple figure to be the epitome of beauty and vitality, such a pill was either unheard of or was a placebo. Exercise and a strict diet plan had been the only ways to achieve the desired weight loss, at least until the invention of dietary pills by Stanford University physicians in the 1930s. Along with dietary pills, an increasing amount of innovations that induce laziness, are being introduced into the markets of our increasingly susceptible population. For the sake of shortening further readings, which will help the reader to help prevent his eyes from…show more content…
The Grapefruit Diet, otherwise known as the Hollywood Diet, is a fad diet that has lasted from the 1930s till modern times, to which it still retains popularity. The Grapefruit Diet, even after the course of 80 years, still has a lack of scientific evidence for its claim that grapefruits have “fat-burning” enzymes. However, there is scientific evidence that supports the diet’s low calorie intake, which is below 1200 calories daily, its low carbohydrate intake, and its low nutrient consumption, which all contributes to health risks. According to the Universities of Southern California and Hawaii, increased breast cancer risks and medicine complications due to grape juice negatively interacting will certain drugs, is common. By seeking the “magical pill” that will ensure rapid weight loss at a convenient schedule, many grapefruit dieters jeopardized the health of their bodies, solely due to their excess lazitivity. Fad diets were not the only “magical pill” that people took to try to lose weight; there were and still are many people taking dietary pills, more commonly known as diet pills, to obtain a comfortable weight loss experience. While many consumers of these diet pills, may not sweat and feel fatigue after a difficult jog or an intense workout, needless to say, the internal regions of their body is slowly deteriorating though their external appearance may inaccurately allude to a

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