As she gulped down a brightly coloured tablet, Sarah-Jayne Walker felt ashamed.
She’d told her boyfriend she was taking a herbal supplement but the truth was she was risking her life by using diet drugs she had bought online.
“I hid what was going on from friends and family,” she says.
And Sarah-Jayne isn’t the only person who has resorted to drastic measures to lose weight.
Shockingly, one in three dieters has bought potentially deadly slimming pills online, according to a recent study by the Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency (MHRA).
I found out the harrowing truth for the Daily Express.