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    Woman, 24, died after taking overdose of raspberry ketone slimming pills

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    Woman, 24, died after taking overdose of raspberry ketone slimming pills

    Post by Eddie on Tue Dec 09 2014, 17:35

    A 24-year-old woman died after taking an overdose of slimming pills loaded with caffeine.
    Cara Reynolds, 24, suffered a heart attack after taking raspberry ketones.

    Doctors who analysed the over-the-counter tablets said each contained as much caffeine as four cans of Red Bull.

    In February, Miss Reynolds, a support nurse, bought a bottle of 90 raspberry ketones on the internet.
    She told her parents she planned to take them to help her lose weight while working out at the gym.
    Her father said: 'She was 5'4" and a size 10. She wasn't overweight at all.

    'But we wanted to be supportive of her. She told us the slimming pills were made from natural ingredients, so we didn't think they were anything to worry about.'

    After taking two pills, Miss Reynolds went to her father complaining of heart palpitations. He said: 'She'd only taken the recommended amount of pills but was scared because her heart was going 10 to the dozen. 'That's when she said she wasn't going to take them for weight loss any more - it had really worried her.'

    But a month later, on March 5, 2013, her mother saw her have a seizure and ran to her side. Miss Reynolds admitted she had taken most of the slimming pills and was vomiting and fitting for half an hour before falling unconscious.

    More on this very sad story here http://www.dailymail.co.uk/health/article-2866843/Woman-24-died-taking-overdose-raspberry-ketone-slimming-pills-caffeine-FOUR-cans-Red-Bull.html

    This story from the Daily Mail that every day publishes a huge amount of half dressed women or women wearing bikinis of photoshoped and air brushed photographs. The media is one of biggest reasons the above story happens. As the woman's father said she did not to need to lose any weight, as you will see that was true. If the media slagged of Black people, Jews or Gays the way they target over weight people there would be uproar and possible prosecutions. The fat man or woman is still good for a laugh or ridicule from dullards that don't have a clue.

    Eddie on a "fad diet" of fresh whole food for the rest of my life.

    RIP Cara


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    Re: Woman, 24, died after taking overdose of raspberry ketone slimming pills

    Post by Paul1976 on Tue Dec 09 2014, 17:54

    Absolutely tragic! Such a shame that people opt for a quick fix by taking a snake oil supplement when weight loss and ketosis can be achieved by eating real food. Sad
    Problem is there's no money in a real ketogenic diet so it isn't pushed hard on the general public through advertising and most folks wouldn't know what a healthy ketogenic diet even is (I sure didn't 3 years ago) which creates a nice little earner for those with a vested interest to push the quick fix potions on those that are not 'in the know' and in this case this poor lady has paid the ultimate price trying to achieve the dream of a great figure,despite already having one IMO. Sad


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    Post by Jan1 on Tue Dec 09 2014, 20:18

    Having just read this and seen pictures of Cara ...it is indeed tragic. She looked lovely and full of life.

    RIP Cara

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    The media do indeed have to look at themselves and the so called perfect images they show. Even children nowadays are targets of the so called beautiful people. Is it me or is there far more media and peer pressure put on us all these days. We all need to live our lives, enjoy them and not be so obsessed with how we look. It's inside that counts, how we relate to people, how we treat people. Looks are empty it's our soul that is important Smile  

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    Re: Woman, 24, died after taking overdose of raspberry ketone slimming pills

    Post by Paul1976 on Tue Dec 09 2014, 20:25

    @Jan1 wrote:Having just read this and seen pictures of Cara ...it is indeed tragic. She looked lovely and full of life.

    RIP Cara

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    The media do indeed have to look at themselves and the so called perfect images they show. Even children nowadays are targets of the so called beautiful people. Is it me or is there far more media and peer pressure put on us all these days. We all need to live our lives, enjoy them and not be so obsessed with how we look. It's inside that counts, how we relate to people, how we treat people. Looks are empty it's our soul that is important Smile  

    Jan

    Very well said Jan!!! Hear Hear!!


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