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No way the UK had the worlds fattest man

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Oh good, a fat story outside of the US :) lol
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Here he is
http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2256221/Worlds-fattest-man-Paul-Mason-loses-incredible-45-stone.html?ito=feeds-newsxml


I've seen bigger, but not from the UK

(Sorry US, you know I`m, right :p )

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[quote name='Hum' timestamp='1357344419' post='595433306']
Mason

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I only need ninth this weight loss.,ehhh

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Lol... UK.

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20,000 calories a day .... I'd puke long before getting down 20,000 calories. :x

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[quote name='Alladaskill17' timestamp='1357344555' post='595433310']
Oh good, a fat story outside of the US :) lol
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[quote name='Detection' timestamp='1357344490' post='595433308']No way the UK had the worlds fattest man[/quote]

It wouldn't surprise me at all. The UK has an incredibly high level of obesity and very little is being done to tackle it - the NHS is still treating it reactively, rather than proactively. Obviously the US is leading the way with obesity - the US obesity rate is a [url="http://www.nationmaster.com/graph/hea_obe-health-obesity"]third higher[/url] than the UK - but we're doing [i]very [/i]poorly in comparison to other European countries; the UK's obesity is nearly three times greater than Italy and the difference is readily apparent. More importantly, [url="http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2010/09/25/worlds-highest-obesity-ra_n_738110.html#s144667&title=_UK_"]more than half[/url] of the UK is overweight - that's shocking.

Bashing America for being fatter is counter-productive, as it in turn makes us think that our obesity rate is somehow more acceptable when that certainly isn't the case.

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[quote name='theyarecomingforyou' timestamp='1357348690' post='595433412']
It wouldn't surprise me at all. The UK has an incredibly high level of obesity and very little is being done to tackle it - the NHS is still treating it reactively, rather than proactively. Obviously the US is leading the way with obesity - the US obesity rate is a [url="http://www.nationmaster.com/graph/hea_obe-health-obesity"]third higher[/url] than the UK - but we're doing [i]very [/i]poorly in comparison to other European countries; the UK's obesity is nearly three times greater than Italy and the difference is readily apparent. More importantly, [url="http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2010/09/25/worlds-highest-obesity-ra_n_738110.html#s144667&title=_UK_"]more than half[/url] of the UK is overweight - that's shocking.

Bashing America for being fatter is counter-productive, as it in turn makes us think that our obesity rate is somehow more acceptable when that certainly isn't the case.
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I wasn't bashing the US for being fatter, I have seen heavier people than that guy, from the US.

I cba to search right now, but it wouldn't take long to find someone heavier

I don't mind if the UK has the fattest person in the world, just that I have seen otherwise (Unless they have died since)

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[quote name='Detection' timestamp='1357348906' post='595433420']I wasn't bashing the US for being fatter, I have seen heavier people than that guy, from the US.[/quote]

Sorry if I wasn't clear - that was a general statement and wasn't directed at you or anyone in particular. :)
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[quote name='theyarecomingforyou' timestamp='1357349129' post='595433430']
Sorry if I wasn't clear - that was a general statement and wasn't directed at you or anyone in particular. :)
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:) No offence taken, just send a burger to POBOX 347

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[quote name='Detection' timestamp='1357348906' post='595433420']
I wasn't bashing the US for being fatter, I have seen heavier people than that guy, from the US.

I cba to search right now, but it wouldn't take long to find someone heavier

I don't mind if the UK has the fattest person in the world, just that I have seen otherwise (Unless they have died since)
[/quote]From what I could find, the heaviest person in medical history was a US man that weighed an estimated 1,400 pounds, though they specify that a great deal of it was water accumulation due to heart failure. The heaviest he was recorded at before the heart failure (and water accumulation) was 975 pounds. But, he died in 1983 and there since hasn't been anyone heavier.

That being said, this UK man at "nearly 1000 pounds" is damn near close to the heaviest in medical history.....if he had heart failure before he got his surgery its very possible he would have been at a similar weight to the currently credited "heaviest person".

As far as the story goes.....so what? Okay, he lost a ton of his weight, good for him.....he didn't work for it, or even pay for it. I don't think he deserves a huge story or to be made out to be great because he lost 650 pounds due to surgery and other people paying for it.
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[quote name='Nagisan' timestamp='1357351153' post='595433488']
From what I could find, the heaviest person in medical history was a US man that weighed an estimated 1,400 pounds, though they specify that a great deal of it was water accumulation due to heart failure. The heaviest he was recorded at before the heart failure (and water accumulation) was 975 pounds. But, he died in 1983 and there since hasn't been anyone heavier.

That being said, this UK man at "nearly 1000 pounds" is damn near close to the heaviest in medical history.....if he had heart failure before he got his surgery its very possible he would have been at a similar weight to the currently credited "heaviest person".

As far as the story goes.....so what? Okay, he lost a ton of his weight, good for him.....he didn't work for it, or even pay for it. I don't think he deserves a huge story or to be made out to be great because he lost 650 pounds due to surgery and other people paying for it.
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Appreciate your research :)

1400 pounds is very heavy, but saying that, nearly 1000 pounds is heavy too, either way, I feel very sorry for them both

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20000 calories a day? how about...closing the mouth instead of eating just about every damn crappy thing he saw?

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americans are fatter because they keep teeth longer

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Very pathetic that somebody physically needs their stomach changed in order to stop eating so bloody much.

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