TomoNews presents to you the craziest cases of obese people and the process of losing weight. Some of the weight loss methods are extremely terrifying.
1. Paul Jonathan Mason of Ipswich, England weighed 980 pounds at the peak of his weight gain.
2. Amber’s weight ballooned during university and now she’s helpless to do many day to day activities most of us take for granted.
3. Mayra Rosales, known as the 'Half-ton killer' after falsely confessing to the death of her nephew in 2008, has lost 600 pounds and will be featured in a television documentary called 'Transformed'.
4. Mexican Manuel Uribe, once the world’s heaviest human being who tipped the scales at 1,230 pounds, has died at the age of 48.
5. A 2-year-old obese toddler from Saudi Arabia will now hold the title as the youngest person to get gastric bypass surgery.
6. Tapeworm parasite used as dieting aid: An Iowa woman who made the curious decision to swallow a parasitic tapeworm in the hope of shedding a few pounds, discovered being overweight was not her biggest problem when the disgusting critter made her seriously ill.
7. When the magical water diet didn’t work, the woman turned to a quack doctor who stabbed her over a hundred times.
8. Japan recently held a portly beauty pageant for obese women where all the contestants weighed at least 220 pounds.
9. After shedding his old diet of White Castle hamburgers and pizzas, Dennis the dachshund lost an impressive 44 pounds.
10. Agnes has a body mass index of 17.5 and she stands 5 feet 11 inches tall, which classifies her as underweight. Healthy BMI for women is 18.5 to 25.
11. Syu,Jhou-Lei, a 14-year-old obese child from Jiangxi, a southeastern province from China is showing signs of organ failure. His food obsession has driven him to steal food from others and ask for discarded duck bottoms from duck shop as snacks.
12. Think you have weight problems? Then meet Santiago Mendoza, an eight-month old Colombian boy who already weighs as much as the average six-year old.
13. Japanese-Taiwanese porn star Mizuki Hinano recently attracted quite a bit attention after she posted a photo of her round ass on microblogging service, Weibo for all her fans to see.
14. Military service is required in Taiwan, but the soldiers with a body mass index over 30 have it a little harder.
15. Rachel Fredrickson won the latest season of The Biggest Loser after losing nearly 60 percent of her body weight for the $250,000 prize, but now Internet trolls are criticizing her for losing too much weight.
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