World's fattest man eager to lose weight
The world's fattest man at 58 stone has revealed that he is eager to lose weight and is on a diet of just 1,500 calories a day.
Keith Martin last left his home on 11 September 2001 and now wants to lower his weight and reduce his six foot waistline, reports the Daily Mail.
The 42-year-old states that his weight has driven him to contemplate suicide so he is now restricting his diet to 1,500 calories a day.
At the height of his weight gain, Mr Martin was consuming 20,000 calories a day eating packets of bacon, sausages, eggs, pizzas, curries, biscuits and Coca-Cola.
He has already lost 10cm of his girth and is quoted as saying: "'It's been a tough process, but I've been trying to stick to my new diet regime.
"Finding out that I'm the fattest man in the world has been the wake-up call I needed. I don't blame anyone other than myself for this horrible situation."
Mr Martin added he needs to lose half his body weight before he will be given a gastric band.
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Posted on 8 May 2012