Laxative addiction is taboo, but it shouldn’t be. Every night around 7 p.m., I’d pop the cap off the bottle, pour out two tiny, bright orange pills, and swallow them. It had become unfathomable to me that weight loss could be possible without the assistance of my trusty orange pills. I was 15 years old and I was abusing laxatives, all because a so-called dietician told me to do so.
"While this extra fat means I'll never a six pack, it's a small price to pay to have an energetic, healthy body"
A high-protein diet can increase your risk of heart failure - but this depends on where that protein comes from, too.
Kenzi Groft is 21 years old, 5 feet 6 inches tall, and currently weighs 145 pounds. In 2015, after a series of health problems caused by her weight, her doctors told her she had to pursue a healthier lifestyle if she wanted to live.