A Vietnamese woman is going viral for her amazing body transformation from 2016 to 2018 that recently resurfaced on the internet.
Trang Thị Thuỳ Nguyễn, who is a popular livestreamer, gained 10 kilograms (22 pounds) to achieve her fitness goals — 39 kilograms (85.98 pounds) to 49 kilograms (108.03 pounds).
A Chinese woman blames her husband’s “amazing cooking” for gaining weight and eventually fracturing her back.
The unnamed wife from Heilongjiang was recently admitted into a hospital after suffering from a slipped disk in her lower back.
K-Pop superstar Choi Young-Jae has a pretty bold response to a fan who criticized him on his weight gain.
Popularly known simply as Youngjae, the main vocal of the South Korean boy band Got7 was doing a live broadcast via social media platform Naver’s V Live on Tuesday when a fan took a swipe on his weight gain.
A Malaysian style critic has drawn ire after saying that people above a certain weight should not attend fashion shows for everyone else’s convenience.
Zaihani Mohamad Zain, also known as Kak Zai, a fashion industry veteran, wrote in an April 17 Facebook post:
After enduring constant bullying due to her weight, a young Indian woman decided to make dramatic changes to her lifestyle, losing 93 pounds in just six months.
In February, she shared an inspiring post documenting her weight loss journey, which included her before and after pictures.
A firm in China found a lucrative way to motivate their employees to lose weight. The Xian Jingtian Investment Consulting in Shaanxi Province decided to implement a reward system program wherein workers are given cash incentives for the amount of weight they lose.
The company boss, Chairman Wang Xuebao, said that they started the program aiming to “form a culture and engage in healthy competition” as well as making sure that their employees are at a healthy weight.
A study published this week reveals that Asians, along with African-Americans and Hispanics, have high risk factors for heart disease even with normal weight.
Researchers studied data from 2,622 Caucasian, 1,893 African-American, 1,496 Hispanic, 803 Chinese-American and 803 South Asian participants aged 44 to 84. They used Body Mass Index (BMI), a height-to-weight ratio, to determine whether participants are normal, overweight or obese.
In a YouTube video uploaded to dieting channel “DanoTV” which has since gone viral, South Korean university student Jinny revealed how she went from 100 kg (221 pounds) to 50 kg (110 pounds) by changing her eating habits.
Jinny enjoyed chowing down on delivery chicken and beer on Friday nights and had gained 25 kg (55 pounds) within a year when she was a high school senior, according to Allkpop.
One of the negative impacts of China’s economic growth is the alarming rise in eating disorders among the Chinese citizens.
Previously seen to be most prevalent in Western societies, the illness primarily blamed on media and societal affluence is growing while local services dedicated to treating it are barely catching up, the Los Angeles Times reported.
In a matter of 15 months, an overweight 28-year-old proved that he could turn his health around and now even sports a sexy six-pack.
Sebastian David from Burnley, England, was once overweight with a belly. When the university graduate’s father was diagnosed with motor neuron disease in the summer of 2013, David put his own health on the back burner.
New research reveals the average amount of weight men and women need to lose in order for others to find them more attractive.
To find the answer, researchers from the Department of Psychology at the University of Toronto showed participants a collection of digitally created photos of male and female faces that looked between 20 and 40 years old. Each face was given different amounts of facial fat and then placed in a sequence of increasing scale. The study’s participants were then asked to determine which faces were heavier-looking from randomly drawn pairs of images.