Who is he - the owner of the title "The thickest man in the world"?
If you look carefully at photos of people,suffering from anorexia or obesity, then you really understand that these are not funny pictures. The thickest people in the world, like the worst, are sick and deeply unhappy. Uncontrolled weight is a key factor in their poor health, both physical and mental.
Fat boys - record-breakers
Excess amount of kilograms for somerepresentatives of "homo sapiens" simply amazes imagination, the question involuntarily arises: "Are they really" sapiens "if they allowed to bring their body to such a terrible state?" However, each of them has its own story.
The owner of the prestigious title "The thickestperson in the world "for the entire history of the planet is officially recognized as US citizen John Brower Minnoch. Already in the 22nd weight of John reached 181 kg, and its maximum mass was recorded in 1979 and reached 635 kg with an increase of 1m 85cm. Minneh throughout his life suffered monstrous effusions, ailment of all fat people. Experts argued that at the time of extreme weight, only water in his body was about 400 liters. In order to change the location in the bed of such a heavy body, it was necessary to resort to the help of at least 13 people. In 1981, during hospitalization, John Brower, with the help of doctors and a low-calorie diet, lost weight to 216 kg. And a week after discharge, he was again in hospital, having shocked the doctors with the number of kilograms he collected: in just one week the American added 91 kg. This lightning-fast set of huge weight and became the reason for Minnow's entry into the Guinness Book of Records. The thickest man in the world left us at the age of 42 with a body weight of 363 kg, leaving behind two children and the widow Janet, whose weight, by the way, did not exceed 50 kg.
Another hero of the Guinness Book of Records
The title "the thickest man in the world" from nowadaysLiving belongs to Manuel Uribe Garza, a Mexican by birth, born in 1956. With an increase of 190 cm, his weight reached the mark of 597 kg, and only after five years of immobility he sounded the alarm and turned to specialists for assistance through television. Then, in 2007, he decided on an operation to reduce the stomach and liposuction, which resulted in Following a diet, he had a record-breaking weight of 381 kg.
Garza became a real celebrity, for the first time hecould go out without the help of outsiders. To this day, Manuel Uribe continues to adhere to the low-carbohydrate diet recommended by doctors and regularly does basic physical exercises. In total, thanks to the efforts of doctors, the most fat man in the world today has dropped more than 300 kg and even found himself a companion of life.
Do we need such glory?
The glory of the thickest people is hard to envy,because the reverse side of this medal is physical and mental suffering. The cause of death of many of them are such diseases as diabetes, kidney and heart failure. Today, hardly anyone will want to try on the title of "the thickest man in the world". Photos of such record-breakers will surely make many of us think about the need for regular physical exertion, proper nutrition and, in general, a healthy lifestyle.