Even she, as famous as she was, had not been warned not to eat salt while taking steroid medication and so had gained a lot of weight because of fluid retention. She had also been taking some effervescent analgesic tablets which were high in sodium, but she discontinued these when she learned from me that they were contributing to the excess weight.
You can read about the causes of obesity on my website www.wildeaboutsteroids.co.uk (the site does not sell anything and has no banners or sponsors or adverts - just helpful information) and in particular about child obesity on this page - http://www.wildeaboutsteroids.co.uk/children.html
If you are overweight/obese and want to lose weight, you can do it easily and safely. - Read these pages to see how:
Lose weight, reduce your risk of most cancers, high blood pressure, type 2 diabetes, stroke, heart disease, angina, arthritis, dementia, osteopenia, osteoporosis, hypercholesterolaemia, depression, liver and kidney problems, and improve your health in many other ways without drugs or expense by eating less salt! - Try it! - You will feel so much better!