Let me preface this with the fact that I AM NOT a doctor & DO NOT recommend something this DANGEROUS!

I ran across this obviously very OLD poster advertising a product that will allow you to EAT and still stay THIN!

HOW! You ask?

With Sanitized TAPE WORMS!

As you can see this is one of the strange remedies they used "Back in the Day".

Apparently people resorting to drastic measures will still use tapeworms TODAY!

But as Every Diet explains,

ingesting tapeworms in order to lose weight is not only a radical  fad diet method but also an extremely dangerous one.


  1. How do you think they sanitized them?
  2. Where did they get the tapeworms from?
  3. Can you imagine ingesting something this long? (The ad says easy to swallow!)

Maybe Tyra can help us out: