The Tapeworm Diet

The Arizona Republic has raised an interesting question. Is it possible to use tapeworms as a diet aid? Won't the tape worm just sit in your stomach and consume all the extra food you eat, and after a while you can pull out the thing? The basic answer is no. This would not be a good idea. They go into some more details:

While a tapeworm might take in some of the food you do, it would at the same time be taking in a lot of vitamins and other nutrients you need to stay healthy. Do you know what ascites are? A big pool of fluid in your tummy caused by an immune response to something in your guts. Something like a tapeworm. It gives you a big potbelly, which runs kind of counter to the look you might be wishing for. And a tapeworm might not necessarily just set up camp in your innards. It can also cause cysts in your muscles, liver and eyes. Your eyes! So don't you think it might be easier instead to just eat a bit less and exercise a bit more?

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Posted on Fri Apr 22, 2005


hey all!!!
I have read about 4 to 5 pages on this site...about the tape warm that helps you loose weight and everything els that comes with it positive and negative.
I also want too loose weight! I am so pissed of and disappointed at my self , only because i am not strong enough in this particular dilemma ''of loosing weight''. i am a very active loud and energetic person that has always been over weight. between 57 to 70 kilos starting from the ages of 12 which at that age i started to try various diets.
Not all of them worked out for me...
Excursive was not a problem i was doing many sports at the time such as badminton , volleyball , swimming, tennis, table tennis and so on , so i was very active and had a lot of muscle which i hate as a woman!So excessive was not the problem ,what i realize all these years ( i now am 20 years old) which has been my problem is keeping a stable diet as in the food i used to eat and what i would it at what time!
So a few days ago i had my female cousin which used to be a model in her teens and 20s in Vogue said that many people and models used the tape warm tablet as a way to keep that extra fat they didn't want away! That's how i got the idea of looking for such a thing.
But after researching and looking deeper in to the subject i realized i don't need it and there is a better way of doing things.
so i got my self an appointment with a dietitian and i was told this diet which helped me loose 7kg in 2-3weeks time.
aaaah!!!! my diet doesn't fit only 3000 characters aloud!!!! see my nest comment
Posted by Buetrfly_Girly  in  London/United Kingdom  on  Tue May 05, 2009  at  09:41 AM

10:00 am => 1 boiled egg with half a palm of
bread ( toasted/not toasted) or
an omelet with 2eggs abit
cheese and milk (and than you
take away the cheese after a week).
13:00 pm => A medium ball of tomato soup
with fresh cube chopped tomatoes
and you could add the ready made
soup packets from the store. OR
Chicken soup but you should only have
an equivalent amount of the size
of just one side of the
chickens chicken breast.

16:00 pm => 1 yogurt with 1 or half chopped
apple or either one.

19:00 pm => Cottage cheese with green salad or
either of them.

-Now in all the above everyday you can only have one t-spoon of olive oil not just any oil.
-Exercise once or twice a day 3times a week.
=> if you can go jogging in the morning before you have your breakfast. start of with 5 minutes if you don't usually do this than increase it to 10 than 15 , 20 minutes and so on.
=> when you return do 25 sit ups.
=>If you can after an hour of your 16:00pm meal do 25 situps.
=>at 20:00pm you could go jogging starting from 5minutes onwards or skipping with a skipping rope and at the end 25 situps or try and do 5 minutes of skipping and than running as a warm up. Also try to increase your running minutes and your situps number!
=> After every meal drink hot green tea with half a teaspoon of honey and a few drops of lemon.
=> Try and drink only water as much as you can everyday about 2 litters or something. if you drink coffee drink it with no sugar and semi-skimmed milk and same goes for tea.
=> Treat your self once every week or two weeks!
But don
Posted by Buetrfly_Girly  in  London/United Kingdom  on  Tue May 05, 2009  at  09:42 AM
I find this info to be somewhat bizarre. I wouldn't think of putting a parasite into my body on purpose. That just doesn't seem like a very smart choice, and in the event that you lost control of the situation, the outcome might be detrimental to your overall health. I'd say stick to the natural stuff...
Posted by Acai Berry Diet  on  Sat May 16, 2009  at  10:24 AM
are you people all fucking insane?! seriously...who in their right mind purposely eats parasites!!!!??? wtf!! i never write on these stupid internet sites..but heard about the 1000 ways to die show about it and ended up here...stop eating unhealthy and work out..FUCK MAN!! you all need psychiatrists
Posted by d  on  Tue Jun 30, 2009  at  04:43 PM
The life cycle of a human tapeworm:
1. A man eats a poorly cooked piece of beef containing the encysted bladderworm (tapeworm cyst) in the skeletal muscle tissue. The young tapeworm attaches to the man's intestinal wall by its smaller, anterior end called the scolex. The scolex anchors the the tapeworm to the host's intestinal wall by four suckers. Note: Some early diet pills actually contained a tapeworm cyst enclosed in a gelatin capsule, before they were banned by the Food & Drug Administration. You could take the pill and eat as much as you want without gaining weight! Of course, you were actually feeding a large tapeworm which could be very dangerous. The tapeworm grows by budding as the scolex produces flattened segments called proglottids. A human tapeworm may contain hundreds of proglottids and be several feet in length. Tapeworms compete with their host for nutrients. Large tapeworms may obstruct food passage, and if their scolex penetrates the intestinal lining, bacterial infection may result.

2. Tapeworms are hermaphroditic and each mature proglottid contains a complete male and female reproductive system. Self fertilization may occur, or cross-fertilization between proglottids of different worms may also occur. A single ripe proglottid may contain more than 100,000 eggs. The annual output of one worm is about 500 million eggs and the worm may continue this production for 20 years or more. Proglottids filled with embryonated eggs (containing embryos) break off and are discharged with human feces.
Posted by Natalie  on  Fri Jul 17, 2009  at  03:08 PM
3. If human sewage is discharged on grazing land, the embryo-bearing, tapeworm eggs may be consumed by cattle while grazing. Within the cattle, the larva hatches into a six-hooked oncosphere stage which penetrates the gut wall and eventually ends up in striated muscle tissue where it encysts. Within the cyst, the larva develops into a bladderworm, a miniature tapeworm complete with scolex and attachment structures. If striated muscle tissue (poorly cooked beef) is eaten by another person, an encysted bladderworm may take up residency in the new person's intestine. There are literally hundreds of different species of tapeworms, and they infect cattle, sheep, dogs, cats, pigs, fish and many other animals.

4. Much more serious than infection with an encysted bladderworm is the ingestion of tapeworm eggs directly. If the eggs are swallowed, the oncosphere larvae migrate through the body, not only skeletal muscle, but also into the heart, brain and other organs. Larvae of the dog tapeworm (Dipylidium caninum) live inside the bodies of fleas and lice. If eggs from this dangerous tapeworm are ingested, the worm may invade vital organs such as the brain. The habit of kissing the lips and tongue of a dog is somewhat questionable, especially considering their habit of biting fleas and licking themselves and other dogs in anal-genital regions. Another story to "gross you out" involves an affectionate cat that liked to rub against my arms while petting her. One day I noticed a tiny flat object on my elbow that just happened to be a fresh proglottid from a tapeworm inside her intestine.
Posted by Nat  on  Fri Jul 17, 2009  at  03:08 PM
hi everyone,

I was reading the comments from a lot of people who are looking to loose weight, I was 214 pounds 5.4 feet tall (size 22W jeans ) and like everyone else tried every diet possible with out luck .
this is going to sound like a commercial but I'm down to a 136 (still 15 pounds away to my "ideal weight" according to the charts but a size 7 jeans smile ) and very much happy with myself ...I lost the weight with the LA weight loss program ,this guys were great they gave me a diary to record all my food, they started me out on their bars they are chocolate super yummy (seriusly try the caramel ones those taste great!!) you get two bars and plenty of food a day , I watch the weight pretty much melt away at 1.5 to 2.2 pounds a week it really got me excited ...I thought I would share is a bit expensive I paid 900 dlls for my weight loss but it was soo worth it smile
Posted by ana  in  colorado  on  Sun Jul 19, 2009  at  02:47 PM
I am serious too just like Melissa form Nov 2005,
Where can you buy a tapeworm?
Posted by Susan  in  Georgia  on  Mon Jul 20, 2009  at  01:41 PM
haha its so funneh how people waste there time blogging or being mean and tell over weight people to stop being lazy lol its funny i read pages of this umm anywayz if people want to try let them do it if they know the consequence of it so let them be there guest
Posted by michael  on  Wed Jul 22, 2009  at  01:52 AM
Any one want tape worms. I have a contact they cultivate them for biological research ... (what for I dont know) They are priced from 185-300 US $ per unit with the second unit 7 weeks later @ 110$
Posted by Gary  in  Cape Town  on  Wed Jul 22, 2009  at  08:11 AM
FYI to Gary in Cape Town...Tapeworms are illegal in the U.S., importing and selling! You people are crazy, I work in a laboratory and this stuff WILL kill you. Not only does the tapeworm grow extremely large ie:20feet, but it consumes all your nutrients that you need to survive! This is absolutley disgusting! Ya you WILL lose weight, but you will look like crap because you have no nutrients! your face will lose color, you will have no energy, this list goes on. Ever watched a 1000 ways to die? a lady consumed a tapeworm to diet. she weighed 180 pounds. the tapeworm grew 20 feet long, took up her whole stomach, went into her liver, and other places in her body, and eventually to her heart and KILLED HER. she was a size 4 when she died, and ever since she consumed the tapeworm she felt and looked like CRAP! there is no possible way this is safe. even if you take medications to kill it after you lose weight. NO one will want to kiss you let alone have sex with you knowning you have a HUGE ASS WORM swimming around in your body. ya you might look thin, but you will look like those poor people in africa with pot bellys. you might as well go to afica or florida dig a nice big whole in some soil that is wet and cover yourself back up and maybe one of those disgusting things will swim up your vagina or asshole, and there ya go you got yourself a parasite! This way is just as crazy as actually willingly consuming it through your own mouth! How is this worth it, if you have a HIGH risk of becoming extremely ill and DIEING! you guys are desperate to lose weight? no, you must be desperate to die! PLEASE DO NOT DO THIS!!!!
Posted by Alyssa  on  Wed Jul 22, 2009  at  06:30 PM
Hey Alyssa

I dont know what FYI means but i agree with you they can kill you and you must be pretty dam stupid to put shit like that in yourself.

I did it, it helped but i felt tired and felt like crap.

Hence the price of these f..ckers are expensive to get these knumb nuts in the gym and burn the fat, cause even after you ve taken this glory worm you still need to maintain your body.
And its very easy to put the weight back on.
Posted by Gary  in  Cape Town  on  Thu Jul 23, 2009  at  12:21 AM
FYI stands for "For your information" So if you have done it.. ICK... and didn't like it, why are you trying to give them to other people? This concept makes no sense at all! complete stupidity. What happens if after you decide you lost a lot of weight and want to kill the worm and your body rejects the medications...then what? Yes I have seen this happen to people too! I've also seen an episode where an older man got the tapeworm parasite from visiting mexico. For YEARS he never knew he had the damn thing until one day it decides to come out his rectum, his wife tries to help and is literally pulling out the worm and its never ending and takes a long time! the guy went on medications for basically the rest of his life because he was so infested, and there was no guarantee when the worms would completely be out of his system. GROSS obviously his case was unfortunate, and you people are actually doing this on purpose. My words for you people are IDIOTS with no common sense!
Posted by Alyssa  on  Fri Jul 24, 2009  at  11:45 AM
Ok thanks i got the FYI part now what is the ICK part cause i got a part 4 u GFYSILLY

That means Alyssa Go Fuck Yourself silly. You say you are a learned person with medical and parasite elements.

You read to many comics, there are various versions of tape worm Beef, pig and even FISH they are killed with a de-worming tablet they are not immune to these tablets, and they offer no resistance.

The only dangerous form of tape worm is pig. Which has been found to create a measles type effect in the tissue of the host thus spreading to various parts of the body.

Im not promoting the fucking thing, but if people want to try it they can buy it.
The percentage of people that die from tape worms must be in the vicinity of 0.001% of all infected.
And most of the fuckers that die are in africa cause they dont have access to medication.... and i live in africa.

This worm does not offer any form of resistance to medication.

Also your story about the mexican,,, dam you were smoking something this worm is so brittle you yank on it it will break. Please send me sum of dat stuff you were snorting as it may have been a great story you heard at the time. Imagine this guy bending over and his wife gets a crane to put a worm out of his ass. How far was she going with the worm before it broke
Posted by Gary  in  Cape Town  on  Sun Jul 26, 2009  at  02:09 AM
Need wedsites to order tapeworm diet.Help,lol...
Posted by Jenny  in  alberta  on  Wed Aug 05, 2009  at  05:51 PM
Good day all

I have read this page backwards, why hate those that want to loose weight. I was in South America for 2 years and I got the tape worm (by accident). Dam i lost weight quick it helped me speed my metabolism up. It was great (a little energy draining).At some point i thought i had contracted HIV ( i met up with my old boyfriend there) cause of all the weight loss. Then suddenly I went to the Doc he told me I was negative and did a scan dam "it was BIG"

He immediatly prescribed medicine, but i never took it I wanted to loose another 5 pounds, did it in 6 days and BAM "it" was a gonna.

Any one interested in speaking to me about it can gladly contact me


Posted by Sarah  in  Parys  on  Thu Aug 27, 2009  at  10:19 AM
Ok to those who say: "Oh I wish I could find these tapeworm pills" You are completely eat up with the dumbass. Tape worms are living parasites that latch on to your intestines and eat the food you eat and feed off of you. Eventually the will grow and reproduce. Once the do that they will multiply extremly quickly and after a few weeks if you don't get it treated, YOU WILL DIE!!!!
Posted by Gtob  on  Sat Aug 29, 2009  at  12:43 AM
Posted by Ashley  in  USA  on  Mon Oct 05, 2009  at  04:44 PM

My name is Caitlin and I am trying to do some research about the tapeworm diet. I am hoping to talk to people who have tried the diet, or would like to. I can be reached via e-mail at .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address).

Thank you!
Posted by Kate  in  new york  on  Tue Oct 06, 2009  at  11:05 AM
I'm on the Tape worm diet and the pounds are falling off me! It's WONDERFUL! We all need to do this because Obama is going to tax fat people! This Tape worm diet gives you all kinds of strength, it's WONDERFUL! This is a very healthy diet. It's a personal thing to have your own tape worm inside you. I call it my parisite pal, it make me healthy. Your never alone with a parisite pal.
Posted by Greg  in  Carbondale, Il  on  Fri Oct 16, 2009  at  03:22 AM
Don't listen to all this jibber jabber! TAKE THE WORM! TAKE THE WORM! TAKE THE WORM! BE ALIVE! Tape worms are good for you! In the 1800's everyone had parasites and our bodies where much healthier than today! People didn't get sick as often! Our immune systems were strong! Don't trust Obamacare get a parisite pal! Don't be a loser and get taxed for being a fat meatwad! Obama is going to TAX the fat people!
Posted by Greg  in  Carbondale, Il  on  Fri Oct 16, 2009  at  03:40 AM
You peopele that want to try this diet are crazy. I mean unless you want to be a vegetable for the rest of your life. I suppose you will lose wait when you are wasting away in nursing home. If you think that all the disgusting side effects of this diet are worth losing a few pounds that you will gain back soon than I suppose that is your idiodic choice to make. I guess this is something that must be really important to you.
Posted by You dont need to know  in  ohio  on  Mon Oct 19, 2009  at  05:02 PM
Posted by Gregy  in  Carbondale, IL  on  Mon Oct 19, 2009  at  05:59 PM
thanxs for this helpful article..
Posted by diyet  in  turkey  on  Tue Oct 20, 2009  at  03:47 PM
This morning and all day today I drank lemon juice to bring the acidity levals in my body up. My acidity levals is very high!! I got rid of my worm today. I took some castor oil and a little turpintine. I am worm free. In the morning I'll start diet pills and continue to get rid of the fat!!! I'm now thinking about a life at sea!!!
Posted by Greg  in  Carbondale, Il  on  Tue Oct 20, 2009  at  08:04 PM
I was getting sick of being bigger too, but i talked to my mom about it and she thought as a grad present i go to a weight loss clinic. I am currently with LA Weight Loss and they are excellent, you eat normal foods and you dont have to take pills. It's a little on the pricey side but even if you dont buy some of their foods you still loose weight. I am loosing an average of 1.7 lbs a week. By the time chirstmas rolls around i will have lost 50 lbs since june. Trust me having someone to help you through it is amazing and makes the differance.
Posted by Jordynn  on  Wed Oct 21, 2009  at  12:22 PM
Im really considering getting a tapeworm, if it were available to me, I would get it now, Ive been overweight for many years, I excercise daily and I cannot lose any weight, I havent vommited for about 7 years now, can anyone give me tips on losing weight in a healthy way that actually works please.
Posted by WolfgangPain  in  California, Anaheim  on  Thu Nov 26, 2009  at  02:42 PM
Hi, I'm Mikayla I'm Twelve Years Old. I have excessive hunger it seems like I eat then ill only get full for a period of time then id start starving again. I seem to get really dizzy when getting up from lying down or turning my head quickly.I don't vomit. My food does not digest so I don't take a bowel movement. The last one I took were a few weeks ago. I didn't mean to say too much but it is true. Are these symptoms of tapeworm?
Posted by Mikayla Jackson  in  Chicago,Illinois  on  Tue Dec 29, 2009  at  04:51 AM
I am 28 and have extra 27kgs to lose in order to reach my ideal weight of 60kgs (I am 5'7). After trying many methods, exercises, pill, etc, anything you can name, I failed and each time I become more depressed and eat more, move less.

My weight problems has affected me physically as well as emotionally. After doing many online research, I decided to give it a try on the BEEF tapeworm. From the scientific evidence, it is relatively harmless.

I just swallowed a few cysts (not all of them will survive in my body). And hopefully it will make a difference this time.

To people who thinks this idea is disgusting: please do your homework first before making any comment on all parasite are DANGEROUS. There is so many allergies people from wealthy countries are experiencing, all due to weakened immune system as everything is so clean.

My plan is to keep my worm for only 3 months. If works, I will pause and do it again in order to reach my goal.
Posted by Nicola  in  Adelaide, Australia  on  Tue Dec 29, 2009  at  08:57 PM

Good for you GAL the worm works just control it kill it and start it again.

The beef worm doesnt kill cows easily and there can be 100s of them mother %^uckers in the beast.

I did it it worked it was cool easy and no sweat

Posted by Garith  in  South Africa  on  Wed Dec 30, 2009  at  12:04 AM
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