A supermarket employee in the United Kingdom who spent about $8,500 a year eating 30 cans of Pepsi a day for 20 years said she gave up the habit after turning to hypnotherapy.
According to newsweekAndy Curry, 41, used to drink a liter of fizzy drinks every morning and another nine liters a day. He had sowed an estimated 219,000 cans of Pepsi – the equivalent of about 8,000 kilograms of sugar – as he developed his addiction in his 20s.
Mr. Curry said, “I’ve always loved the taste of cold Pepsi. Nothing could beat it and I just got addicted. I work at night, so I always had a sugar rush to keep me going. I used to go through four or five two-liter bottles of Pepsi every day.”
“Because I work at Tesco, I could buy it straight after work and take it home,” he said, according to the outlet.
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The 41-year-old revealed that he spent $25 a day on fizzy drinks, which roughly translates to $8,500 per year. He admitted that he could buy a car every year with a “luck” he spent on his favorite soft drink. “I just needed to take it, as soon as I woke up, I would go to the fridge and pour myself a big glass of Pepsi and just go on and on all day long,” he said.
Mr. Curry decided drastic action was necessary after his weight increased to 266 pounds and doctors warned he was at risk of developing diabetes. Through exercise and diet, he did manage to lose 28 pounds, but still couldn’t stop drinking Pepsi.
The UK man said he then contacted David Kilmuri, a London-based therapist and hypnotist, who diagnosed Curry with avoidant restricted food intake disorder (ARFID). Amazingly, right after an online session, Mr. Curry recovered and drank water for the first time in two decades. In four weeks, he dropped another 14 pounds and is noticeably more healthy. newsweek,
Mr. Curry claimed, “I haven’t touched them (Pepsi cans) in a month and have no plan. I love water now. My wife Sarah says my skin looks better and I have a lot more energy.” Is.
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Mr David, on the other hand, said he was “horrified” that the 41-year-old drank so much soda. “It was by far the worst sugar addiction I’ve ever heard of,” he said. The hypnotist also explained that this type of addiction is “very dangerous” and places enormous pressure on a person’s vital organs.
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