LIFESTYLE

Eating A Tapeworm To Lose Weight And Other Weird Diets From History (VIDEO)

25/04/2014 18:04 BST | Updated 25/04/2014 18:59 BST

If you thought eating like a caveman or fasting every other day was an extreme way to lose weight, think again.

Try replacing food with cigarettes, eating a baby tapeworm (yum) or chewing food 32 times only to spit it out again.

Yes over the years people have gone to weird and not-so-wonderful lengths to lose weight.

Check out the video above for more bizarre methods to shed pounds.