Teen who weighed 707 pounds reduces to half his size with diet and exercise
Sedentary lifestyles and lack of outdoor activity are making children more and more obese. Adults too are no better off where one third of the US population is overweight. Obesity brings with it several diseases that could ultimately become life threatening such as conditions of stroke and poor heart health.
Take the experience of young Jacob Miller. Here is a story of a child whose experience with obesity has gone viral. This young teen weighed 707 pounds at 15 years old. Jacob was far from healthy but when this young Jacob decided to lose weight, it was a challenging and daunting task for him.
1 At 1 year old he weighed 52 pounds
Ice creams, junk food, burgers and fries were a major part of Jacob Miller’s diet till at 15 he weighed a whopping 707 pounds. Although standing tall at 6 feet 5 inches, Jacob was unusually large throughout his life. What added to Jacobs’s problem was a hormonal imbalance. At 1 year old he weighed 52 pounds.