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Still can't lose weight? There's always the tapeworm diet

You still need to get rid of the worm afterward. But you can use milk, cookies, and a hammer for that.

There used to be more daring choices. Like the tapeworm egg diet. That's right, a program that told you to swallow tapeworm eggs and lose weight.

So, with all the failed diet plans out there, should we head back to the future with tapeworm eggs? I'll just say, no thanks. And so do public health experts. If you fall for this plan, I've got a hammer and some cookies to sell you!

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