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How far would you go to lose weight ? Inside Out follows one Birmingham teenager who's prepared to risk his life to look his best. Former boxer Richie Woodhall investigates the growing problem of people buying DNP - a fertiliser, to help them get the body of their dreams.

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29 minutes

Last on

Mon 3 Feb 2014 19:30
BBC One West Midlands

Warnings over DNP slimming pill

Warnings over DNP slimming pill

Richie Woodhall investigates the growing problem of people buying dinitrophenol (DNP) to help them get the body of their dreams.

 

Although banned for human consumption, DNP is easily available online - in capsule form - because it is a legitimately-used pesticide.

 

Although the Food Standards Agency has banned the drug from human consumption, its risks are not widely known.

 

Watch the Inside Out video feature on the BBC News website.

The battle for King Richard III's bones

The battle for King Richard III's bones

It is a year since human remains found in a council car park in Leicester were revealed to be those of King Richard III.

 

But, after the initial excitement, a reburial in Leicester planned for spring 2014 is now in limbo.

 

Watch the Inside Out video feature on the BBC News website.

 

Read the full story on the BBC News website.  

Credits

Role Contributor
PresenterMary Rhodes
ParticipantRichie Woodhall
Series EditorRachel Bowering

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