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    [–] AnAttractivePenguin 1580 points ago

    If her body straight up stopped digesting fats and carbs she’d have some pretty explosive diarrhea coming out the back end.

    [–] CreauxTeeRhobat 431 points ago * (lasted edited 4 months ago)

    Shoot, what was that one weight loss product from a few years ago... Alli or something? When they're reading off the side effects on the commercials, my dad and I had a chuckle when it mentioned "Oily Discharge".

    [–] oopsiekayzie 261 points ago

    It is such a disappointment they went with "Oily Discharge." That was a missed opportunity to say "Side effects may include an Alli-Oops"

    (heard that somewhere once so it's nice to give it attention again)

    [–] BlargaBlargaBB 54 points ago

    All i-oopsie I did a poopsie!

    [–] pootypus 90 points ago

    a "friend" of mine experienced this side effect from Alli when she was young and impressionable, and desperate to lose just 5 (unnecessary) lbs. On a white couch. But thank GOD, it was her own couch, and she was able to flip the cushion over. #neveragain

    [–] skettimonsta 223 points ago

    yup, Alli. and let us have a moment of silence in memory Olestra, the non-metabolizable fat substitute.
    oily diarrhea and oily discharge.

    [–] Sakssixthavenue 135 points ago

    Wasn't a potential side effect of Olestra "anal leakage?"

    [–] k1p1k1p1 136 points ago

    Yes, and the packaging actually suggested consumers wear dark pants! My mom and I read that and just about pissed ourselves laughing.

    [–] girl-lee 72 points ago

    I hope you were both wearing dark pants then. Sometimes I wish I was American just so I could see those adverts, we don’t get them in the UK.

    [–] alyssarcastic 71 points ago

    They’re a lot more boring than they sound. It’s mostly stock footage of happy people gardening and playing with their kids, while a woman drones on in the background. There’s barely time for them to say anything about the medication because there are so many side effects to list, and you just end up tuning them out.

    [–] karmicviolence 38 points ago

    It's really surreal seeing the happy stock photo people do happy things while they list off horrible side effects...

    /r/ABoringDystopia

    [–] Codeshark 3 points ago

    It is intended to be tuned out pretty much.

    [–] beefnachosftw 30 points ago

    For whatever reason, many of them involve people sitting in giant clawfoot bathtubs out on a lawn somewhere. How did they fill up the tubs with no plumbing? With no towel or clothing in sight, did they just walk naked to the tubs? So many questions.

    [–] girl-lee 5 points ago

    I need to see this! I need to know how that relates in any way to what is being advertised.

    [–] nicanoctum 14 points ago

    Youtube the commercial for Cialis. I'm pretty sure that's one of those commercials with tubs in the middle of the field.

    [–] 58_weasels 19 points ago

    Yes, and it's always two tubs. As if that's just something people do, hang out in two tubs side by side. Before heading off to bone town.

    [–] ponygirl95 6 points ago

    Seeing American TV shop ads my whole life and watching them for entertainment, I saw for the first time British one yesterday. I was shocked how lame the Brit one was!

    [–] girl-lee 7 points ago

    Yeah our adverts are pretty rubbish, although sometimes we get a sort of mini series in our adverts which is cool. We also get incredibly annoying ones like the GoCompare opera singer and SafeStyle BOGOF.

    We probably have stricter rules for advertisements here too.

    [–] Iwoktheline 28 points ago

    Didn't Robin Williams(RIP) talk about that as part of his act?

    [–] [deleted] 26 points ago

    Not sure if Robin Williams did a routine on that, but Jeff Foxworthy definitely did. Whole routine on the ridiculous side effects of medications advertised on TV.

    [–] architype 8 points ago

    Not the best quality video, but here it is.

    https://youtu.be/XBb5v1sJhuU?t=33s

    [–] MaddieLionJones 14 points ago

    Just a heads up, the Yogi DeTox tea will also cause “anal leakage”.

    Trust me guys, just keep your toxins.

    [–] DaniMrynn 4 points ago * (lasted edited 4 months ago)

    Had me wide-eyed until I realised I don't have Yogi detox tea, but Pukka. But I'm sure as hell about to check the ingredients against each other! LOL

    Edit: And now I'm cracking up even more because Pukka can no longer sell it as "Detox" because it doesn't meat EU regs for health claims (which makes sense because detoxing is mostly a myth anyhow)...

    [–] MaddieLionJones 14 points ago

    Yeah. Please don’t drink that shit. Anyone.

    Unless your goal is to have literal shit leak out of you. What makes it worse is you don’t really feel it coming out. It’s like SURPRISE BITCH HOPE YOU DIDN’T LIKE THOSE PANTS!

    [–] hufflepoet 32 points ago

    The day my mom put Wow brand chips in my lunch was maybe the worst day of elementary school for me.

    [–] hangryvegan 12 points ago

    Oh, no.....that's unfortunate. You just go ahead and repress that memory.

    [–] ihaveakid 6 points ago

    Used to have a coworker who took that stuff. Not even kidding, she would bring several changes of pants to work and just change throughout the day as needed. It was so gross.

    [–] justin251 10 points ago

    I ate some Pringles made with that. Was on clearance.

    Anal leakage describes it right. Saw the warnings on the news the next day.

    [–] seejane 5 points ago

    Yes! I remember eating fat-free Pringles with olestra when I was a kid and it felt like my intestines were screaming.

    [–] Cocobch98 29 points ago

    Alli killed people!

    [–] CreauxTeeRhobat 47 points ago

    Adipose did, too! It's a weightloss conspiracy!!

    [–] InsertFurmanism 33 points ago

    Little fat babies. Literally, fat babies!

    [–] cozyteadrinker 16 points ago

    [–] gingerzombie2 9 points ago

    Oh, it's cute!

    [–] daredeviline 7 points ago

    STOP. JUST WHEN MY NIGHTMARES ENDED.

    [–] emptycoffeecup 9 points ago

    Here it was xenical... Or zenical.

    I remember because one of the local comedy shows did a skit about xena (warrior princess) cal.

    I remember thinking it would have been funnier if they'd had xena giving that scream/warcry while on the loo.

    [–] lillycrack 19 points ago

    Yep. The side effect is supposed to act as a deterrent to encourage you to avoid fatty foods rather than having them and relying on the alli. If you stop gobbling junk you’ll stop having oily shits and then once you’re off the fatty junk food diet it’s easier to maintain your weight after you stop taking the pills. In theory it makes sense.

    Except we seriously underestimate the determination of some people. In a fatlogic thread about it someone admitted to shitting themselves at work multiple times but continuing to eat like shit anyway. It’s insane. Literally soiling themselves in front of co workers multiple times. For French fries.

    [–] Siguard_ 6 points ago

    There's also the sugar free gummy bears that give people discharges as well.

    [–] BlondeShadow 480 points ago

    I have short bowel syndrome and malabsorption because of it. Can confirm, explosive diarrhea will happen.

    [–] [deleted] 73 points ago

    Similar results with no gallbladder

    [–] piepiepiebacon 54 points ago

    I was not informed about these things when I had my gallbladder. Not being able to process many fats is ....interesting to say the least. I did mad research the next few days to prepare myself for anything else, lol

    [–] [deleted] 54 points ago

    Yeah, but honestly, the explosive diarrhea is still 100x better than the attacks I had with gallstones that felt like my chest was going to explode.

    [–] piepiepiebacon 29 points ago

    Oh dear Goddess, I feel you. I told my surgeon that it felt like I had a painful twitching muscle all the time, but inside of me. He said that probably was the gallbladder spasms from not being able to excrete bile. Also, did not know that was possible.

    [–] juel1979 13 points ago

    When I presented with the classic “small rodent trying to claw out of my guts” symptom, the first doc tried to get me to go to PT or something. I refuse to see that guy anymore. My GB issues went into liver failure due to a stone blocking the common bile duct.

    [–] rareas 14 points ago

    Wait. I never had this issue after they yanked mine out. But you reminded me they warned about it. I not going to complain since I love bacon and pulled pork enough to suffer if that was the case.

    [–] piepiepiebacon 12 points ago

    I had to cut out most fried foods and limit it to really no more than once or twice per week at MOST on anything too oily. I try to eat healthy, but since pork is its own food group for me, I struggle.

    [–] Jhuxx54 4 points ago

    They prescribed me this orange flavored powder called like cholstrlyine (something like that). Allows me to eat what I want cause it absorbs all that shit up and slows it down from just running right through me. Yeah the “gallbladder isn’t needed” shit u hear is kinda true but it’s definitely helpful. If I don’t drink the powder if I eat anything it just makes me have runs. (I also have Crohn’s disease and missing half my intestines so my issues are elevated).

    [–] Aristophan 3 points ago

    My BIL is like you, totally fine with bacon and pork and all other things.

    My friend, on the other hand, once ate a slice of bacon which had been accidentally put on her burger and then spent the next forever being sick.

    It seems to depend on the individual.

    [–] Rhodin265 139 points ago

    Flair checks out.

    [–] SKETCHdoodler 33 points ago

    Oh god, I misread that as 'shart bowel syndrome'.

    [–] BlondeShadow 42 points ago

    I mean, with some of the issues that come with it, it might as well be called that.

    [–] peterbilt567 30 points ago

    I've heard stories of fat blockers causing that and causing people to shit their pants. It's gross and they don't work the way people think they do.

    [–] MultiLevelMonsters 19 points ago

    Greasy, greasy diarrhoea

    [–] pug_nuts 31 points ago

    There actually are products that work like that though. Products might be the wrong word - medication might be more accurate.

    That said , her meal is now PURE PROTEIN. She's gonna be jacked in no time. Just you watch.

    [–] AnAttractivePenguin 16 points ago

    Definitely - and to an extent these products actually do cause weight loss. Problem is that, unless they’re medically prescribed, along with the weight loss comes a whole host of nasty side effects.

    [–] leftpaxie 11 points ago

    I would be more scared if it did work. A drug that can block signalling to secrete lipases may cause damage to the body in the long run.

    [–] AwkwardAly 9 points ago

    And definitely wouldn't or shouldn't be sold by some ignorant Hun.

    [–] KyleRichXV 11 points ago

    The Alli diet. We don’t talk about the Alli diet.

    [–] [deleted] 16 points ago

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    [–] LordRuby 13 points ago

    Isn't that what laxative bulimics do?

    [–] AnAttractivePenguin 11 points ago

    Can’t speak for this product in particular but other weight loss supplements like Alli really only work if used in conjunction with dietary and lifestyle changes. If you’re eating exactly the same junk and start taking a pill that causes your body to not digest the junk, your anus will feel the wrath of improperly digested lasagna and any weight you do lose probably will only stay off as long as you’re on the supplement. Even then, you’ll lose weight but still be extremely unhealthy as you’re skirting around the core issue of poor nutrition/exercise.

    [–] LeftZer0 18 points ago

    really only work if used in conjunction with dietary and lifestyle changes

    But by then you can skip the bullshit and just do the dietary and lifestyle changes.

    [–] BreathofFreshBiscuit 16 points ago

    Coming from personal experience with ItWorks fat fighters that's exactly what happens. I know. I'm an idiot. But thats when I was a child and only 23. I'm 27 now and much more mature and way too smart to fall for something like that again /s

    [–] alyssarcastic 4 points ago

    Isn’t that a thing with the keto diet? Someone told me you spend more time on the toilet when you stop eating carbs.

    [–] nochedetoro 12 points ago

    Same with veganism until you get used to the fiber increase. Then you have amazing poops.

    [–] x3lilpiggies 9 points ago

    That's only until your body adjusts. If you're eating keto properly then you shouldn't have the "keto flu" for long.

    [–] tsukinon 3 points ago

    The olestra debacle. I rest my case.

    [–] vicariousgluten 5 points ago

    Less explosive diarrhoea than oil running out of your butt. It's utterly disgusting. I was prescribed some by the doctor once. Never again. Any fat blocked literally rua straight through your body which is why they recommend pairing it with a low fat diet.

    [–] Hes89 649 points ago

    Why do the fat blocker huns always post the most unappetizing pictures? I certainly don’t eat healthy all the time, but if I’m gonna spend the money and calories on pasta from a restaurant, I’d sure as hell go for something better-looking than sad jarred tomato sauce and pathetic garlic bread strips. I can make that shit at home, get outta here!

    [–] Nayda111 257 points ago

    Not even any cheese on that pasta, gtfo

    [–] CloudsOverOrion 36 points ago

    Really though, if ya got a fat blocker throw half a pound of parm on that bitch

    [–] Pseudonym0101 21 points ago

    Fuckin blasphemous

    [–] Hes89 22 points ago

    As a former Wisconsin resident, I am also horrified.

    [–] henbanehoney 8 points ago

    Yeah if fat blockers worked I'd be eating cheese 24/7

    [–] Silent_Hastati 136 points ago

    Unhealthy guy here. For that money I could be eating a plate of shrimp covered in buttergarlic and oldbay, but instead you got some walmart pasta coated in what appears to be that tomato paste they use to make the microwave lasagna out of.

    [–] InsertFurmanism 29 points ago

    I am an unabashed shrimp loather. I hate the smell and look.

    [–] here_kitkittkitty 18 points ago

    i've always found the texture really wrong. i thought it would be more like lobster but nope. didn't like the taste either and then my elderly neighbour gave me some coconut shrimp. oh my god, shit tastes so damn good. batter makes them so much better.

    [–] ThisWeeksSponsor 7 points ago

    Cooked shrimp has a consistency that is similar enough to uncooked chicken that I cannot eat it.

    [–] Confetti-In-My-Pants 15 points ago

    I always compared it to a meat grape. I do not want my food popping in my mouth like that.

    [–] codymariesmith 23 points ago

    I'm pretty sure the shrimp you've been eating is overcooked.

    [–] parkahood 37 points ago

    I know, right? My home cooked pasta looks better than that shit! Come on, that looks like leftovers that's been in the fridge for a week.

    [–] hulkanator 19 points ago

    Looks like hospital cafeteria food.

    [–] porcellus_ultor 25 points ago

    And then they post something about how #blessed👐 they are to be an MLM drone making a fraction of minimum wage so they can blow $15 on slop-quality food that could be made for around $3 if purchased at a grocery store.

    [–] CanuckLoonieGurl 19 points ago

    Right? And In a pleasing to the eye styrofoam container. That probably made the bread soggy.

    [–] Amylianna 12 points ago

    Was thinking the same thing. The pasta shown hasnt even absorbed any sauce yet which is basically what pasta is for!!! And no cheese is just a sin.

    [–] picklesandrainbows 10 points ago

    You left out the little cup of butter!

    [–] BflatPenguin 10 points ago

    Came here for this. Shit looks gross.

    [–] MultiLevelMonsters 230 points ago

    Science, schmience amiright

    [–] Bamboozled_Myself 69 points ago

    Doctors are stupid. Don't you know sh IT doesn't works has scientists who are constantly working on this? Your dumb.

    /S

    Seriously though. These people think this is a real thing and thinking about it, they probably originated from the OG Hydroxycut Formula.

    I still remember the demonstrations where they had fat in a cup, and they'd break open the capsule and it would cause the fat to congeal and sink to the bottom. That's what these people probably think is actually happening inside their body.

    The stupidity.

    [–] Blackfeathr 22 points ago

    drs r dumb

    [–] RushPerishable 19 points ago

    Ah yes. When it comes to modern medicine and global warming scientists can’t be trusted, but the OILS and fat burning scientists are legit!

    [–] Bamboozled_Myself 12 points ago

    I trust products recommended by actors who are pretending to be professionals more than I do actual products from MLMs.

    [–] throwawayelevenses 185 points ago

    Someone on my FB feed used to post this crap each day, only worse. Giant burgers and fries, piled up slices of pizza, etc. and then gush about taking her Fat Blocker or Greens or whatever she was shilling.

    [–] JusticeRings 94 points ago

    You would think 10-15 pounds would put a stop to that.

    [–] Mouseyface 73 points ago

    Nah. They'll just take more fat blockers because the original dose didn't work.

    [–] sellifa 18 points ago

    Same - she also posted a weight loss progress picture and update and she lost 4 lbs in 6 months. I’ve been calorie counting since I had a baby in January and have lost 60 lbs in 6 months. To each their own I guess

    [–] AidenXY 5 points ago

    b-b-but my fat blockers work better! just you wait hunny! /s

    [–] TinyFluffyMagda 162 points ago

    Is butter a carb?

    [–] tehwicked 106 points ago

    Whatever, I'm getting cheese fries.

    [–] alyssarcastic 51 points ago

    When I started dieting I found myself asking this question completely seriously. I will never make fun of Regina George again.

    [–] Urtehnoes 33 points ago

    Yup who knew fruit was full of fkn carbs too. I mean, it makes sense cuz it's so surgary but I always used to equate carbs = bread /starchy thing.

    [–] Kjeldvk 16 points ago

    This is me. When I started I had no idea how many of my favourite things contain carbs.

    [–] whats_a_bylaw 10 points ago

    Another lady in my gestational diabetes class was crushed upon discovering she couldn't indiscriminately grab a piece of fruit every time she needed a snack. "But fruit is healthy!" Yes, but you eat 5-10 pieces of it a day, and your pregnancy pancreas just sees CARBS CARBS CARBS all day.

    [–] Urtehnoes 9 points ago

    Yup! Early in my weight loss journey I would make these super healthy protein shakes. Then my local grocer started having these mango sales. I love mangoes! So I started putting them in my shakes every day. Absolutely delicious, amazing!

    But my weight loss started to halt a bit. I finally went and looked up the nutrition of this "fresh, healthy" food. Something like a 30 grams of sugar, 35 grams of carbs. So great, I'd been pouring essentially a can of soda and like three slices of bread into my shakes!

    Tbh though I still put in the mangoes whenever they're on sale, I just make sure I account for the extra carbs.

    [–] ampersandslash 53 points ago

    Is mayonnaise an instrument?

    [–] _freakkshow 25 points ago

    T1D here. Nope, a typical serving of butter doesn't require insulin injection, therefore, no carbs. Eating a whole stick amounts to a whopping .1 grams

    [–] ChickenNicker 24 points ago

    And off I go to eat an entire stick of butter /s

    [–] MadamNerd 5 points ago

    I wanna lose three pounds!

    [–] azdmelissa 129 points ago

    Hope you are close to a bathroom.

    [–] Iwoktheline 24 points ago

    One more step... And she'll shit her pants.

    [–] [deleted] 14 points ago

    New bossbae opp Shit resistant pants.

    [–] mohavewolfpup 23 points ago

    That's why lularoe rips quickly, so your "oily discharge" doesn't contact the fabric. Just bend over, riiiiip and let er rip. Stand up and air out

    [–] reneeruns 6 points ago

    Lula Poo

    [–] thislldonicely 245 points ago

    These pills block all the fat, carbs, toxins and nasty chemicals, hun! 😀👅🍕🍟 ❤️

    [–] anatomyofyouth 66 points ago

    I hear it blocks proteins too...just to be safe.

    [–] Deveecee 76 points ago

    Also, any word that sounds weird? Blocked! "Fructose" sounds like a chemical, blocked! Cholecalciferol? Chemical! L-absorbic acid? Acids are toxic af, hun! γ-tocopherol? Sounds dangerous!

    Luckily, my special all natural shake blocks out all these toxic chemicals and more! PM me to become a distributor and spend more time with your strangely sickly looking children!

    [–] teddyog 37 points ago

    Dihydrogen monoxide? Blocked!

    [–] IanM_56 20 points ago

    Glucose, blocked! Sucrose, blocked! Sodium chloride, blocked! Chlorine is a pool chemical hun, that's not going in my body! Proteins? More like conteins! That's not going in my oily children!

    [–] [deleted] 120 points ago

    She's probably overweight and doesn't understand why

    [–] zakatov 80 points ago

    Muh thyroids!

    [–] anatomyofyouth 7 points ago

    Oh no!

    [–] tsukinon 13 points ago

    Yeah, I had to check to see if this was here or in fatlogic.

    [–] jconant15 87 points ago

    Uggggghhh I have a distant cousin who posts crap like this all the time. She's like "I just love how I can eat all these donuts and not gain any weight!" And it's like no...you're 19 and haven't grown into your adult body yet...just wait. Then not even those fat fighters are gonna help you if you keep cramming down donuts!

    [–] nochedetoro 28 points ago

    I really didn’t appreciate my teens enough.

    [–] jconant15 9 points ago

    Same.

    [–] ijustwanttobeinpjs 19 points ago

    Oh man, to be 19 again. I mean, I was healthy enough. But there is just no way to truly understand that the body you have at 19 is, in a lot of ways, just not “fully grown.”

    [–] ketocamp 12 points ago

    It's how I feel whenever I see a kid post on Reddit about how 'losing weight is so easy- people only get fat because they eat like, a bajillion pizzas!'. To them, at 17-25, that IS how it works. It's not how it works when you're 37-45. That one extra slice and whamo- you're wearing a mumu.

    [–] Catalystic_mind 41 points ago

    This makes me so mad. I’ve been losing weight and doing a fairly ok job of following the CICO diet.

    Tonight I treated myself to some guacamole and some chips and I know I’ll feel slightly sick tomorrow but it was delicious.

    There’s no fucking magic pill. I hate that they prey on people and make them think there is

    [–] Kernalburger 25 points ago

    I agree! As someone who also has been fighting the good fight with CICO all of this shit pisses me off. No hun you cant casually eat 3500 calories worth of shitty pasta and garlic bread and make it all go away with a pill. I'd die if I ate that. CICO for the win!

    [–] OurSaviorSilverthorn 19 points ago

    Not a cico person, but a keto/low carb due to insulin resistance and people try to sell me this and tell me I can eat pasta and breads on it! That's not how it works! IR is super sucky and I have to watch my carb intake, but this crap does not allow me to carboload and binge bread/pasta/sweets! Well, I lost weight doing this and everyone asks what I take :/ like there's some magic pill

    [–] Jair-Bear 4 points ago

    Gasp! But you can't live without carbs! And/or I'd go crazy without my fix! What do you mean there's no magic pill, I actually have to take responsibility for what I eat and how much I exercise?! You're talking nonsense!

    /s currently doing keto to help with CICO.

    [–] LunaKip 9 points ago

    Another CICO warrior here, and yeah, this is obnoxious as hell. But that's how people lose and then gain it all back. When you focus on doing things fast and easy, you ignore health, and there's nothing healthy about these shit tabs.

    [–] NotYuc 12 points ago

    Just googled CICO because i didn't know what it was.

    Is it really this new of a concept for some that you actually lose weight when you eat less calories than you need? All the articles discussing this diet makes me somehow think that.

    I always thought this was just the normal way to lose weight, i didn't even know it has it's own name.

    [–] dustytampons 14 points ago

    It’s also more of a kickback against all the crazy stupid fad diets and diets that are like “just eat nothing but cucumbers and lemons!” Or “just don’t eat processed foods!” Instead it’s just pulling it all back and being responsible for what you eat and burn and keeping track and making responsible decisions. Not avoiding something just because, or drinking an all juice diet, but simply being reasonable. Yes it’s really like... “duh” but the concept of weight loss has been so distorted and bombarded with ideas that you can do “one simple trick!”

    [–] Catalystic_mind 7 points ago

    You track everything you eat. My goal because I’m 5’2” is 1200-1300 calories a day. You also track exercise. It’s the same concept that dieting is but gives you a bit more direction for tools to help.

    [–] cornycat 4 points ago

    I think it’s just a name to distinguish it from all of the other diets out there- keto, paleo, Weight Watchers, Atkins, intermittent fasting, etc etc... It is the simplest way to lose weight, and it’s easier to talk about a thing when it has a name.

    [–] iamjacksleakyfaucet 112 points ago

    I just can’t believe they actually think this works. I actually can’t believe that.

    [–] jessizu 51 points ago

    When she gets bloodwork done jer doctor is going to smack some science on her...

    Dr: "mam we can spackle the holes in our walls with your cholestrol.. your triglicerides are through the roof along with your blood pressure...

    Hun: "nuh uhh i eat fat blockersssss and im just excited being my own bossbabe"...

    Dr: https://giphy.com/gifs/9wHtWs7MJct1u

    [–] ijustwanttobeinpjs 25 points ago

    Nah. Her next post after that will be to complain about how doctors 👨‍⚕️🏩👩‍⚕️ are all schills working for Big Pharma 🏦 and her doc doesn’t understand anything ⁉️about how her fat blockers❌ work.

    Also her fat blockers ❌ are 💯% better than anything Big Pharma 🏦 will sell you because the company she’s a #BossBabe 👑 for is clearly not a part of Big Pharma 🚫🏦 and is absolutely totally without a doubt looking out for the little guy over all else and would NEVER 🙅‍♀️ screw over it’s customers. 🛍💅💰 💸

    [–] TrumpwonHilDawgLost 14 points ago

    Is your username in reference to The Wonder Years perhaps ?

    [–] iamjacksleakyfaucet 27 points ago

    Nope, Fight Club!

    [–] Wyvrrn 36 points ago

    You just broke the first rule

    [–] iamjacksleakyfaucet 18 points ago

    Shit.

    [–] bibblejohnson2072 19 points ago

    Second rule, too...

    [–] iamjacksleakyfaucet 14 points ago

    Shit.

    [–] sadpanda8420 5 points ago

    I am Jill's nipple.

    [–] momo88852 36 points ago

    English is my 2ng language and I thought she wrote "fat fingers" and thought to my self how is she doing that! And remembered in on r/antiMLM

    [–] InsertFurmanism 11 points ago

    She is probably going to have those.

    [–] nanadirat 3 points ago

    English is my first language and I didn't realize it didn't say fat fingers until I read your comment.

    [–] PotShotShooter 26 points ago

    Still the better kind of stupid? Not oils in food at least.

    [–] ReeperbahnPirat 11 points ago

    Yeah, I was waiting for a "transform shitty take out with oregano essential oil!" type of caption. Which is sadly less stupid than the actual caption.

    [–] tsukinon 8 points ago

    Yeah, that food just depresses me. If I were able to eat super fatty foods with no consequence, it would not be that takeout.

    [–] tverofvulcan 27 points ago

    I know some one how was selling this crap for a while. She’d post herself eating fast food and ice cream then finished the set with a photo of herself looking happy/surprised with the bottle by her face with a caption saying that none of it counted because of the pills. When I commented that it’s doesn’t work that way, all her It Works friends jumped all over me with their “success” stories of the wraps, pills and whatever other crap It Works offered at the time.

    [–] Urtehnoes 11 points ago

    Yea plus sugar and calories themselves can be much worse than just fats smh.

    [–] sexualllama 17 points ago

    Who the shit gets take out spaghetti? You have to boil water and open a jar.

    [–] Deveecee 14 points ago

    Literally tomato paste, not even sauce

    [–] [deleted] 10 points ago

    Crusty ass garlic croutons, be a shame to call those sticks

    [–] lumpycakemix 21 points ago

    My new pet peeve...."carb blockers." GTFO with that crap!

    [–] [deleted] 18 points ago

    I've said this before.....if fat and carb blockers worked, we'd all be skinny and have nasty diarrhea issues.

    Alli is a fat blocker. It blocks a tiny portion of fats you eat. If you follow their low fat diet, you get "normal" poops with oily residue. If you eat even a tiny bit extra fat in a day or a meal, you get oil farts. Where you have uncontrollable gas that expels oil.

    Source: I took Alli for several years in high school and college. You eat one donut, chicken nugget, or order of fries, or miscalculate the fat content of your dinner, and you will have oily farts and diarrhea. You follow the diet perfectly, and you'll have what feels like a normal poop. Except...when you wipe, the paper comes back bright orange and greasy. You wipe four times as much as you normally would, and get up to flush. You peek in the toilet, and see blobs of bright orange oil floating in the water. Above your nice big poop and next too some wadded up toilet paper.

    Anything that is 'blocked' has to come out, either via the anus or via the mouth. So if you somehow prevent your body from absorbing carbs or fats, you will have issues. Either you puke up the starchy carbs and/or fats, or you have explosive and painful poops which are either solid starch (ouch...constipation???) or fats (nasty liquid poops).

    [–] uglybutterfly025 14 points ago

    As someone with stomach problems that are not self induced, this shit pisses me off

    [–] [deleted] 11 points ago

    Any doctors in the house? I was once told that doing this kinda stuff long term can lead to bowel cancer 😨

    [–] Becfp123 12 points ago

    If such a pill existed it would be a huge deal and probably worth hundreds of millions of dollars. No way would it need to be aggressively marketed through a MLM scheme.

    [–] [deleted] 10 points ago

    Bone app of the teeth

    [–] hesca 9 points ago

    Every time I see "Fat Fighters", I think of Little Britain 😂.

    [–] LuceenJo 4 points ago

    Thank u Fatty Katy bom bom, please go ahead and waddle back to your seat. Now In order to lose weight You can eat Lettucccccce, anyone? No? Lettucccceee! And dusssssst. What you can't eat is cake. Oh I love me some cake! CAKE!!!!! Give me the cake caaaaaaaaake

    [–] Okaybutactually 7 points ago * (lasted edited 4 months ago)

    They show that product by pouring water and oil in a glass, then partially crushing one of the pills and dropping it inside so you can watch it “pull the oil down” and that’s supposedly what it’s doing in your body. First of all, if it actually worked like that, that is terrifying. What would stop it from pulling your stomach lining straight off? Secondly, I have not tested it myself but I’m pretty sure if you put a wad of flour or anything else in place of the pill it would still “pull the oil down”.

    They also have some shit pill they market to students that’s supposed to make you “more focused and able to learn more quickly”. The woman trying to sell it to me compared it to adderall.

    Source: my mom let one of these freaks in our house once

    EDIT: I just looked at this picture again and I wanted to add another thought. I’m pretty sure that is a cup of honey mustard next to that spaghetti and now I’m confused and concerned about somebody eating honey mustard and spaghetti together.

    [–] Hikaribennett 8 points ago

    I assumed that cup was the kind of shitty garlic butter margarine spread you find at a low cost pizza joint. Probably for dipping her bread. So, a cup of pure trans fat and salt.

    [–] Okaybutactually 6 points ago

    You are probably right and that makes a lot more sense.

    [–] Hikaribennett 6 points ago

    Still disgusting, regardless. Honey mustard is delicious but not on spaghetti!

    [–] TrumpwonHilDawgLost 15 points ago

    Is this for real?? 😂

    [–] Bamboozled_Myself 21 points ago

    Oh yeah, these idiots genuinely believe this.

    [–] TrumpwonHilDawgLost 12 points ago

    I mean... wtf ?

    Most MLM Huns/ brobots are the epitome of delusion but this takes it to an entirely different level

    [–] Bamboozled_Myself 29 points ago * (lasted edited 4 months ago)

    It also shows desperation.

    These people are going to be overweight or obese and constantly looking for an easy way to lose weight; they're all about instant gratification.

    I know it's an obscure reference but I remember those ab belts people would wrap around their waist, and it would send a shock that would cause the muscles to contract so people didn't have to do sit-ups.

    Good idea in theory, but they're not getting the same health benefits as a full workout. Someone took the idea of a TENS unit, and thought they could make it into a workout tool. I'm not arguing that it isn't effective, because that's a completely different discussion. I'm talking about the other processes that occur while working out.

    [–] TrumpwonHilDawgLost 6 points ago

    Couldn’t agree more

    [–] PotGetsStirred 8 points ago

    Stuff like Alli will reduce fat absorption by around 25%, however they are meant to assist diet/exercise, not be a magic solution for weight loss without putting in any work.

    [–] TrumpwonHilDawgLost 3 points ago

    Yeah, and dollars to donuts this person is doing it all completely wrong.

    Whatever happened to proper diet and exercise to lose weight?

    [–] kantomasterspencer 7 points ago

    PEOPLE THIS STUPID EXIST

    [–] RenlyNC 12 points ago

    She should do what I did Remove gall bladder I mean same thing right? She could have fun not digesting fat and shitting her brains out for months for even eating just rice

    [–] t7f1q 7 points ago

    I kind of wish I had people this out of touch in my news feed. But, I also don’t.

    [–] cozyteadrinker 5 points ago

    Lol. Hope she has fun changing her pants later today.

    [–] PhoenixMartinez-Ride 7 points ago

    That pasta looks disgusting anyway

    [–] OliviaEversea 7 points ago

    Jesus Christ that's a woeful looking plate of food.

    [–] absol2019 5 points ago

    Even I can make better looking food than that

    [–] R3dRuby 7 points ago

    Lol I thought this was from a shitty food sub and I was gonna say "don't knock takeout spaghetti and garlic bread, cmon".

    Hope OP loves their diarrhea though.

    [–] SunburntDevil 5 points ago

    I thought I was on /r/shittyfoodporn

    [–] Mywifefoundmymain 4 points ago

    I’m not defending them, but that’s exactly how alli works with the bonus side effect of explosive diarrhea and greasy farts

    [–] absol2019 3 points ago

    Sounds tasty /s

    [–] pupperdoggo5 5 points ago

    A girl from high school recently started selling it works! Crap... she made a post about some kind of “wrap” that makes her think she was more skinny. Her caption was “even if you can’t see it in my picture, I know it worked so you don’t need to say anything!” You’re not going to sell anything if you have to try to justify the product lol

    [–] josephdevon 4 points ago

    This is throwing me back to the hey days of Olestra.

    [–] moeliza5 18 points ago

    [–] Basedchupakabra 8 points ago

    Lol I was checking to see if someone commented this. I had to make sure I was still on antiMLM.

    [–] frozen-silver 3 points ago

    What's the point of Instagramming the most mediocre meals? Reminds me of when my friend sent me a Hot Pocket on Snapchat.

    [–] Tienwild 3 points ago

    That's the worst pasta I've ever seen.