Oatzempic challenge’ helped dieters lose 40 pounds in 2 months, they claim — doctors weigh in

(New York Post)

They’re sowing some wild oats — but it’s not what you think.

Those in pursuit of a drop-fat-fast hack, but just can’t seem to get their hands on the ever-modish, ever-costly Ozempic shots are turning to their pantries to craft a DIY diet drink that’s said to trigger oat-of-this-world weight loss result.

“[Having] the Oatzempic drink to lose 40 pounds in two months?” exclaimed content creator Rénita while preparing the concoction for TikTok audiences.

“Do I think it’s possible? Yes,” confirmed the brunette — who kicked off her weight loss journey with the cocktail as her tool, weighing in at 176 pounds. She claims she’s since lost four pounds in five days.

“I feel soooo good,” Rénita penned in the caption of her progress post. “Energy level is high, mood is great.”

And digital dieters everywhere are, too, drinking themselves slim — well, sort of.

“Oatzempic,” a cheeky combination of the words “oat” and “Ozempic,” is a hearty mixture of instant oats, water and freshly squeezed lime juice.

Much like weight loss injectables — expensive diabetes drugs that have aided A-listers such as Oprah Winfrey, Elon Musk and nearly every woman of the “Real Housewives” universe — the homemade blend is the pièce de résistance of social media’s new “Oatzempic Challenge.”

The call-to-action encourages folks to consume the drink on a daily basis for about 8 weeks in order to drop several dress sizes.

But Tommy Martin, an internal medicine and pediatrics physician in Massachusetts, tells The Post that oat chuggers shouldn’t get their hopes for weight loss too high.

“Oatzempic as a trend is something I’m excited about because it’s getting people to eat a very healthy, nutritious breakfast food in a fun way,” said Martin, 32, of oatmeal.

He hailed the grain for its many metabolic effects on diabetics, including its ability to lower A1C, cholesterol, inflammation and blood pressure. But he warned that filling up on the spoonfuls won’t trigger a massive drop on the scale in a few short weeks.

“That a lot of weight to lose,” said the doc. “And unless you go from eating an extremely high-calorie breakfast to this Oatzempic drink, you’ll only see some weight loss but probably not 40 pounds.”

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