Dad loses 13 stone by ditching KFC and going vegan – Totally Vegan Buzz

A man has lost an incredible 13 stone by swapping a fast-food meat addiction for a vegan diet.

Mark Henderson, 46, from Blackpool, UK, was clinically morbidly obese, tipping the scales at 32 stone due to a habit of eating a KFC family buckets and consistently consuming 10,000 calories a day.

But he’s dramatically turned his life around after ditching meat and dairy and sticking to a plant-based diet.

The IT technician struggled with day-to-day tasks, even tying his own shoelaces, while he wore XXXXXL clothes.

But now his incredible weight loss has improved his life for good. “I would always order a family-sized meal for myself and double up on burgers,” he told The Sun.

“I would eat 6,000 to 10,000 calories a day but at the time it didn’t seem like that much at all.

“Previously I wasn’t even able to sit on my kids’ beds to read bedtime stories as they would have broken, but now I can enjoy walks in the park with them and other activities like cycling.

“I no longer see being a vegan as a diet, it is a lifestyle change for the rest of my life.”

Mark has replaced his junk food diet with one filled with veggies, almond milk, quinoa salads, lentil stews, berries and nuts.

What do you think of Mark’s transformation? Share your thoughts in the comments below!

Published by Oli Gross

Oli’s career and personal ethical values both help shape his reporting of the diverse world of veganism. His background is in local newspaper and magazine journalism, and his work has included reporting court cases, celebrity interviews, business analysis, food and drink features and government legislation.

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