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Nov 8, 2023Liked by Maryanne Demasi, PhD

I couldn't inject myself in the stomach no matter what the possible health benefit was!

Thanks anyway.

JK

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Nov 8, 2023Liked by Maryanne Demasi, PhD

Thank you Maryanne.

At the heart of the matter we live in a society which runs on dopamine hits.

Food, social media, entertainment.

We then wonder why things go wrong, and want another quick fix.

I have absolutely no doubt the long term outcome will be more obesity and more chronic disease.

Put another way, there is no such thing as a free lunch.

As always, the answer is to eat healthy food and not exercise.

Big Food and Big Pharma will do everything in their power to prevent this.

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Nov 13, 2023Liked by Maryanne Demasi, PhD

Hi Maryanne, Do you know of the fine work done y Zoe Harcombe in the UK? An expert at dissecting scientific papers, primarily in the field of nutrition. Her observations on ozempic are typical. very adept at finding flaws in trial design, data analysis, statistics, adverse events and dubious conclusions. I hope you can follow this link. If not simply google Zoe Harcombe.

https://www.zoeharcombe.com/2021/03/semaglutide-weight-loss/

Regards

Nic Tydens

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Nov 10, 2023Liked by Maryanne Demasi, PhD

I heard of how popular Ozempic was months ago as I was told by a woman in her mid 30s that it was "trendy" and lots of people are using it. This woman had lost some 16 pounds in months - not sure of how many months. I didn't realize how popular it is. I do not know if she was told of significant side effects. Great article. I look forward to part 2.

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Nov 8, 2023Liked by Maryanne Demasi, PhD

That all sounds do scary. I have diverticulitis and slowing up food processing in the bowel would probably kill me.

Eating less , earring well seems to be the tried and true method of weight loss.

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I'm so glad to see you cover this topic. Weight loss is difficult in our modern sedentary society surrounded by addictive processed foods, so it's not surprising people are looking for help. Although there are good doctors like Dr. Cucuzzella, there are too many doctors willing to jump on this bandwagon, rather than focus on becoming metabolically healthy. I look forward to Part 2, although I'm not overly hopeful that Big Food will changes its lucrative practices, or that doctors will hop off the Big Pharma bandwagon. I hope you discuss the financial implications for our society of spending more and more money on such drugs while people are getting sicker and sicker.

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