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While it’s true that cocaine users tend to be thinner, a “cocaine
diet” should never be considered a viable alternative to a balanced diet
and healthy lifestyle.
In our weight-conscious society, the temptation to lose weight
quickly without cutting calories is difficult to resist. However, using a
highly addictive drug as a means to lose weight is extremely risky.
It’s been assumed for years that cocaine leads to weight loss because
the drug functions as an appetite suppressant. However, recent research
indicates that this assumption, like so many others, is faulty and not
based on sound scientific evidence.
A study conducted by the Behavioral and Clinical Neuroscience
Institute at the University of Cambridge followed sixty men. Half were
dependent on cocaine and half reported no personal use of cocaine or any
family history of drug abuse or addiction.
The study found that cocaine users consumed higher-than-usual amounts
of carbs and fats, and also experienced periods of uncontrolled eating.
However, they lost weight and their percentage of body fat was
significantly reduced in spite of the high consumption of fat and
Researchers believe that cocaine interferes not with appetite, but
with normal human metabolism. It also appears that cocaine use triggers a
decrease in leptin, a hormone that regulates body weight, metabolism,
Anybody who has been overweight understands the struggle involved in getting rid of excess pounds. However, cocaine is not a solution for a number of reasons:
Located in beautiful Zurich, Switzerland, Richemont Clinic provides answers for high-profile individuals with cocaine dependency and concerns about potential weight gain upon stopping.
Richemont Clinic offers the world’s most comprehensive and exclusive treatment, one client at a time, in an atmosphere of comfort and luxury.
Treatment involves medical weight loss with emphasis on nutrition, movement, psychology, and overall lifestyle. Each weight loss program is tailored to your individual needs and preferences.