Dubai offers gold for weight loss

www.bbc.co.uk Published: July 21, 2013
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Local authorities in Dubai are offering gold in return for weight loss in an initiative to encourage healthier living in the city state.

The BBC reports those interested can sign up from Friday for the initiative which lasts over the next 30 days and coincides with Ramadan, a month of fasting.



For each kilogram lost, participants will receive a gram of gold, which is currently worth about $45

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