Would You Pay to Walk Around With a Feeding-Tube Down Your Nose?

Another day, another ridiculous weight-loss scheme. Brides-to-be are now paying $1,500 to have a feeding tube inserted through their nose, from which they will live for 10 days off a slow-drip slurry of protein and fat.

The 800-calorie meal plan is just enough to shock your body into ketosis––burning all fat and no muscle––and its extended release keeps you feeling full all day long, which means they'll be able to slip into a smaller dress size on the big day.


The only drawbacks: the buildup of ketones in your body gives your breath a foul odor and makes your entire person smell like nail-polish remover. Also, constipation. But, hey, if walking around looking like you've just escaped from an eating disorder clinic seems like not such a big deal, you do you. Unlike the intragastric-balloon diet we learned of last week, this procedure is totally legal in the U.S. of A. [Yahoo via BuzzfeedImage via ABC News]

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