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Paper thin waist challenge criticised as dangerous by health experts

A trend has taken over in China on social media platform Weibo where girls’ compare their waists to an A4 sheet of paper.

The trend involves hiding your waist behind a A4 piece of paper, if its hidden you pass.

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Leading UK slimming guru, Sally Pinnegar, blasted the bizarre phenomena as “dangerous”.

She said: “Girls should be embracing great health by eating a nutritious and and varied diet and by staying active, not by comparing themselves to an inert piece of paper.

“There’s also a real danger of the onset of an eating disorder such as bulimia nervosa, as girls try to purge any food they eat so as not to gain waist size.”

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