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A friend recently told me his tale of woe.
This friend worked at a popular IT shop and predictably put on loads of fat, thanks to the freely available snacks. He was soon chosen to go onsite to the US of A. Desiring to present a neat and trim figure to the client, he chose VLCC for a crash-course in weight loss. Model-like receptionists had him signing up without a second thought. The method adopted was to burn fat by passing electric current through his body over several sessions. During one such session something mysterious happened and he received a higher dose of electric current than recommended. Jolted, he had a bad fall resulting in a slipped disc. The institute refused to accept that it was their mistake.
Result: wasted money, no weight loss, a missed onsite opportunity, a slipped disc that would take ages to heal and worse, the emotional agonies. Last I heard he was planning to drag them to court.
Moral: There is no magical way to lose weight. Only regular exercise and healthy eating habits will get you there.
Writing this post gives me a great idea; to document the various organ enhancing ads shown on television. Stay tuned…
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