Obese woman told she was on a ‘fast track to early death’

Morbidly obese woman told she was on a ‘fast track to early death’ aged 31 is unrecognisable after shedding more than 90 KILOS and having her ‘saggy egg breasts’ surgically removed WARNING GRAPHIC CONTENT: Veronica Colbert weighed 149.7kg (23 stone) Doctor warned her she was at risk of early death to to her size and high BMI  Veronica, from Brisbane, had a […]

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Hairdresser reveals fear of homelessness was a wake-up call after racking up £20,000 in debt on food and shop binges

The dual problems took a hefty toll on both her waistline and wallet. Teri soared to 17st, ran up £20,000 of debt and was facing homelessness when she finally realised she needed help. So she visited her GP, signed up to the Cambridge Weight Plan and has never looked back. Now 11st 9lb and down from a size 20 to […]

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What is BMI, how do I calculate my body mass index and when am I classed as obese?

Sure, you might not think you are fat but are those few extra pounds increasing your risk of health problems in the future? Carrying excess weight, even if it's just a little, has been linked to type 2 diabetes, stroke, heart disease and 11 different types of cancer. World Cancer Research Fund estimates 25,000 cases of cancer could be prevented every […]

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