Obesity has become one of the leading causes of death in the Western World. The word is a general term for cases in which excess body fat has accumulated to the extent that it may have a negative effect on health. It can be caused by excessive food intake, lack of physical activity or genetic predispositions and increases the likelihood of numerous diseases including diabetes and heart disease.
According to a survey shared by the British National Health Service, obesity is now second only to smoking as a cause of premature death in Europe. The good news is, it is never too late to turn a corner and start winning the battle against this condition. To help you out on that difficult journey, whichever section of it you are currently treading, we bring you twenty-four incredible before and after transformations of formerly obese people.
Scroll down and don’t forget: impossible is nothing.