World’s Fattest Man Sues Britain For Not Helping Him With Obesity

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Great Britain — The world’s fattest man wants to fight obesity: with a lawsuit.

Paul Mason, who once weighed almost 1,000 pounds, is blaming the NHS (Britain’s public health system) for sending him to dietitians who merely told him to lose weight — but didn’t identify his problem as an eating disorder, British newspaper the Sun reported.

The former postal worker told the Sun that when he went to the NHS for help with his eating as early as 1996, he was told to “ride your bike more.”

Years later, after tipping the scales at 900 pounds — while scarfing down 20,000 calories a day — he was sent to a dietitian before finally getting life-saving gastric surgery.

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