Kim Kardashian and Appetite-Suppressing Lollipops: An Intense Saga

Kim Kardashian was slammed for promoting appetite suppressant lollipops on Instagram and accused of promoting unhealthy eating

Bath time in the Kardashian West household!

Jenner has been known to congratulate her daughters on new babies or celebrate birthdays with candies like a special cake from the family's favorite L.A. bakery, Hansen's Cakes, but it looks like this time around she wanted to prove a point.

The reality star innocently posted a pic of North, 4, and Saint, 2, posing for an adorable photo in the bathtub - and it was actually a refreshing change form the usual stream of selfies she uploads. While their website advises to only eat two at most a day, the 35-calorie suckers are made to curb your cravings so if you get hungry throughout the day, they help you wait till your next meal.

"The most gorgeous babies", reads one comment.

"In the messed up world in which we live this photo should not be on social media", read one comment.

In the past, Jameela has criticized other Instagram influencers for promoting weight-loss products like teas and lollipops.

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The sponsored post referred to the lollipops as "literally unreal" and promised 15 percent off to the first 500 people who purchased them from the company that makes them, Flat Tummy Co.

However, other fans quickly came to the "Keeping Up with the Kardashians" star's defense, telling people to "get their minds out of the gutter". The post has since been deleted. "It's the mother's choice to do whatever she wants".

She wrote: '#ad You guys...

"You people disgust me", someone responded.

"Nothing wrong with a mother sharing a picture of her loving children", wrote another.

The post provoked an outcry on social media, with followers pointing out that "appetite suppressants aren't healthy and can send a particularly harmful message" to the "impressionable fans that watch Kardashian's every move", says InStyle magazine. In September a year ago, the Advertising Standards Agency (ASA) ordered it to take down a post from Geordie Shore star Sophie Kasaei's Instagram that advertised a slimming tea product.

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