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Black Health Matters: There is No Easy Way Out of an Unhealthy Lifestyle

Fad diets and gimmicks are not new, but the latest craze, surprisingly, has people consuming a drug meant to treat those suffering from Type II diabetes. Consumer demand for the drug is so high, it is negatively impacting those who need the medicine. Never mind the fact that this is a brand new drug whose long-term effects are unknown. The current trend is proof positive that people want to take the easy way out to losing weight and becoming free of eating disorders.