By Sophie Law For Mailonline
Published: 14:18 GMT, 2 February 2019 | Updated: 17:22 GMT, 2 February 2019
Celebrities cashing in by peddling fad diets to young people on social media should have their accounts 'stamped out', warns country's top doctor.
Social media giants should stop dodgy endorsements that could put young people's health at risk.
Among products were detox teas, skinny coffee and appetite suppressant sweets - many of which contain ingredients that cause stomach pains, diarrhea and nausea.
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Sites such as Instagram are profiting from stars using these 'quick fix' treatments, says NHS medical director Professor Stephen Powis.
Professor Stephen Powis, the National Medical Director of NHS England told the Daily Telegraph: 'Where celebrities and the platforms which promote them exploit this vulnerability by pushing products like laxative teas, diet pills