Belfast Telegraph

Thursday 18 September 2014

Dieters snap up supplements

Obese

Sales of so-called fat binders have soared by around 35% in the past year, a new study has revealed.

Diet supplements including natural product Proactol, which acts as a fat binder, sold a million packs.

Some doctors believe the increase in sales is down to local government funding cuts reducing gym classes.

Others however, believe some dieters are merely looking for a quick fix to avoid changing their lifestyle.

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