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Eat Less by Making Eating Painful
Eat Less by Making Eating Painful

The most barbaric weight-loss treatment of the day award goes to the Chugay Tongue Patch, a postage-stamp-size piece of mesh that is surgically attached to your tongue to make eating painful. The patch -- implanted in only 10 people so far -- remains in the mouth for a month, a daily reminder not to eat. During that time, one gets all nourishment through a liquid diet "full of vitamins and nutrients," according to a news release on the product. The tongue patch inventor is Dr. Nikolas Chugay, medical director of the Chugay Cosmetic Surgery Medical Clinic, where "genetics don't have to stand in your way." He says patients report losing 15 to 30 pounds in a single...

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