Dr. Terence Tan’s approach to slimming – Principle One: Go big and fast or go home.
Principal One is to address it in full force and we start with getting motivated.
When we see rapid weight loss, we will get motivated to work hard at it. Motivation is utmost important as we are emotional beings.
We need to see rapid weight loss to motivate us to continue to go harder at it.
As such, short-term slimming medications are essential in providing that very motivation.
Singapore guidelines mentioned to dispense slimming medications to those whose BMI are above 30.
However, what are these guidelines based on? Disease risk as studied in huge medical trials.
How about societal concerns? Nobody measures that stuff.