A study on the nutritional habits of the adolescents suggests the pill use of diet in young women is raising an alarming rate. The investigations realised by the University of Minnesota " EAT" project; (to eat between the adolescents) it showed that 62.7% of the adolescents use methods of management of moderately healthful weight, whereas 27.9% use methods of management of little healthful weight. These methods include the abuse of diet tablets, to skip the meals, vomits and laxatives. The adolescent girls who use diet pills and to succumb to the nutritional disorders have a much greater probability to develop serious problems of health in the future, like the osteoporosis. The efforts are being made now to understand why the adolescents are resorting to the drastic loss of weight methods to lower of weight. Exploration of the medical fitness and the landlords of feeding between the adolescents has demonstrated that the children more and more obsessive with its weight. During the adolescence, the physical activity reduces considerably, mainly with the girls. This leads inevitably to an increase of weight and the children look for the fastest means to lower of weight.
Many adolescents have resorted to drastic measures to as a child reach the numbers leave-like of the supermodels and celebrities in mass media. Some of these children to begin to use diet pills as soon as the age of 13 years. Many dietetic pills are sold without medical prescription and serve to feed this little healthful tendency. Some of these tablets to become thin are very effective to suppress the appetite and are able to diminish desire to eat. These pills have been labeled as dangerous for the use by the adolescents, since to foment the development of bad nutritional habits, and in some cases nutritional upheavals like the anorexy. The tablets to become thin that they contain stimulating to lift the temperature of the body, the arterial pressure and cardiac frequency.