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We won’t fix the obesity epidemic by locking people’s jaws shut | Arwa Mahdawi

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This is an economic issue, and a ‘torture device’ that stops you opening your mouth properly isn’t the solution

Want to hear a weight-loss idea so ingenious it’s guaranteed to make your jaw drop by exactly 2mm? Introducing the DentalSlim Diet Control: a terrifying contraption that uses magnets cemented to your teeth to stop you opening your mouth by more than a couple of millimetres. That makes eating pretty difficult, causing you to shed weight along with your dignity. The device was developed by a team of researchers from the UK and New Zealand to “to help fight the global obesity epidemic” and is designed to be fitted by dentists. Which reaffirms all my worst suspicions about dentists.

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from The Guardian https://ift.tt/3dt0aMT
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