A nation suffering from "fat blindness": Average Briton is only prompted to go on a diet once the scales tip 13st 10lb

A nation suffering from 'fat blindness': Average Briton is only prompted to go on a diet once the scales tip 13st 10lbsAverage 'trigger' weight has risen more than a stone in a decade, according to Weight Watchers Unflattering photographs are a key weight loss trigger A quarter of the population are classified as obese By Emily Payne PUBLISHED: 14:57 GMT, 21 February 2013 | UPDATED: 16:34 GMT, 21 February 2013 Many overweight people are suffering from 'fat blindness', say experts Britons are increasingly suffering from 'fat blindness' and are failing to lose weight until they are obese, experts have warned.

A nation suffering from "fat blindness": Average Briton only prompted to go on a diet once the scales tip 13.7 stone

A nation suffering from 'fat blindness': Average Briton is only prompted to go on a diet once the scales tip 13.7 stoneAverage weight has gone from 12.3 stone to 13.7 stone Unflattering photographs are a key weight loss trigger A quarter of the population are classified as obese By Emily Payne PUBLISHED: 14:57 GMT, 21 February 2013 | UPDATED: 15:05 GMT, 21 February 2013 Many overweight people are suffering from 'fat blindness', say experts Britons are increasingly suffering from 'fat blindness' and are failing to lose weight until they are obese, experts have warned.

Inside Britain"s FAT ward: Where clinically obese patients weighing as much as 47-stone are treated with reinforced wheelchairs and industrial…

Inside Britain's FAT ward: Where clinically obese patients weighing as much as 47-stone are treated with reinforced wheelchairs and industrial weighing scales Based at the Sunderland Royal Hospital, the ward is at the heart of one of the most overweight parts of the countryMore than 600 weight loss operations performed last yearNew documentary follows plight of 29-year-old Terry Garner, who is 47 stone and housebound | UPDATED: 19:13 GMT, 10 December 2012 From super-size doors to reinforced wheelchairs, everything is larger than life.

Jobless mother Sara Agintas who weighs 33 stone demands NHS weight loss operation

'I'm too fat to work': Jobless mother-of-six, who weighs 33 stone and spent 200 a week on takeaways, is demanding NHS weight loss operationSara Agintas, 43, admits to downing 12 'small' cans of lager a day while expecting her sixth child, but wants a 14,000 NHS gastric bypass Complains she put on weight after each birth because she found it 'too hard to diet' and says exercise 'hurt' | UPDATED: 16:09 GMT, 27 March 2012 Sara Agintas, tips the scales at a hefty 33 stone, but insists tax payers should fork out for the 14,000 operation because she's now too fat to work A mother-of-six is demanding an NHS weight loss operation, despite admitting she has spent her life binging on junk food.

Marie Eaton: Super obese mother who weighed more than partner and 4 children combined loses 31st

Super obese mother who weighed more than her partner and four children combined loses 31st in just two years At her heaviest mother forced to sleep on sofa – because she couldn't manage the stairsMarie went on strict diet after her partner proposed A mother-of-four, who once weighed more than her whole family put together – has lost an incredible 31 stone.

Meet "Britain"s heaviest baby girl" Naimh O"Halloran who weighed 14lbs 4oz at birth

She ain't heavy, she's our daughter! Baby girl weighs in at over a STONE at birth…Niamh O'Halloran weighs nearly 1.5lbs more than Suzie Tevendale who was born naturally in just 44 minutes last week When Elaine Martin and Sean O'Halloran were told that their daughter was going to be a big baby, they expected their newborn would tip the scales at 10-11lbs.