Louise McSharry: The rise of Ozempic and the $224bn weight loss industry is not about health, it’s about thinness – whatever the cost

"When already thin people are being prescribed weight loss injections, it lays bare the reality that so much of the conversation around weight has nothing to do with health and everything to do with aesthetics."© Getty Images

Louise McSharry

A friend and I were recently discussing a new water bottle system being advertised on Instagram. You buy the bottle and fruity fragrance pods which are inserted into the lid.