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Saturday, August 08, 2009

NHS prescriptions for obesity drugs have increased by 21% in three years

The Telegraph reports that NHS prescriptions for obesity drugs have increased by 21% in three years, and an ill-informed Don Foster, the Liberal Democrat culture, media and sport spokesman, is claiming that increased levels of exercise would reduce the weight of obese people. - Sorry, Mr Foster - you're wrong.

It's incredible that otherwise intelligent people persist in flogging the same dead horses over and over again and fail to recognise that these dead horses - 'eating too much' and 'not taking enough exercise' - are not only dead, but stinking dead, and spreading corruption.

NHS staff should not be prescribing dodgy pharmaceutical drugs to reduce obesity; they should be telling the truth about how obesity is caused and advising obese people to abandon dieting (dieting is ineffective, unnecessary and often harmful) and instead concentrate on cutting down on salt and salty food.

The fact is that obesity is caused by fluid retention, not by overeating or by not taking enough exercise. Almost everyone who is overweight is sensitive to salt and this means that for them, eating salt leads to some salt retention and thirst and a lot of the water in whatever they drink tends to get retained by the body. Slim people haven't got this salt sensitivity problem. Their bodies excrete any excess salt and excess water in the urine. This is why they remain slim. The overweight people have excess salt/sodium and water in their blood stream. If they substantially reduce their intake of salt and salty food they will lose weight fast and safely, without dieting or going hungry, and will feel much better and have more energy.

Prescription drugs including many steroids, many antidepressants, anti-psychotics and epilepsy drugs as well as other pharmaceuticals, are a major cause of fluid retention/obesity and especially of morbid obesity. - Avoid taking prescription drugs unless they are absolutely necessary.

Furthermore, the fluid retention problem often leads on to fat retention - which, surprisingly, is not caused by eating too much fat, but by mineral deficiencies, principally calcium deficiency. - Read on:

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