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Mukbang Star Loses 99 Pounds After 500-Day Transformation


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    A South Korean YouTuber known for her mukbang videos has caught the attention of more social media users after sharing the results of her 500-day journey to weight loss.

    Yang Soo-bin, who has 2.7 million subscribers, posting a video last Thursday showing how her face had changed since May 15, 2019, the day she started to control her diet.


    At the time, Yang weighed 131 kilograms (289 pounds). She posted a video announcing her weight loss journey a month later.

    Combining diet and exercise, Yang lost 45 kilograms (99 pounds) throughout the period. She now weighs 86 kilograms (190 pounds).


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    등에 달고 다니던 마인부우가 없어지고 있어!!!

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    Yang first revealed her transformation on Facebook in late August.

    Under the post, she shared line graphs that showed changes in her weight, body mass index and body fat percentage — among other metrics — throughout the period.

    Image via Yang Soobin

    While Yang has been on a diet, she continues to make mukbang videos, albeit not as frequently as before. Her latest was a sponsorship deal posted in late July.

    Yang’s transformation video has received more than 440,000 views as of this writing. Fans from all around the world congratulated her on her progress.


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    귀여운 모찌

    A post shared by Yang Soo Bin(양수빈) (@soobin1119) on

    “Love you, eonni. I follow your progress on Instagram. You’re one of my biggest motivators to lose weight,” a fan from Indonesia commented.

    One from Italy noted, “Wow! Thank you for inspiring me now. You’re so pretty.”

    “You fill me with motivation when I see your process from 0 to what you really are: a warrior! You have a lot of strength,” said a fan from Mexico.

    Another from Thailand recalled, “I’ve been following you for a long time. I witnessed your transformation. It’s amazing and I love it.”

    “OMG I’m so proud you made it. I’m about to cry. I remember the video where you recorded your first time going to the gym with your personal trainer. I thought you were gonna quit. I’m so happy. Thank you for demonstrating that it is possible,” wrote a fan from Spain.

    Feature Images via @soobin1119 (left, right)

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