Morbidly obese couple loses 200kg between them so they can start a family

Healthier times: Lin Yue and Deng Yang have lost 200kg between them. Photo: CNA.

BEIJING: A morbidly obese couple who went on a health kick to lose weight so that they could start a family have lost a combined 200kg – and they’re not finished yet, according to Chinese media reports.

Deng Yang and Lin Yue, not their real names, sought help from health professionals in Changchun, Jilin province, in late 2015 after doctors told them it would be dangerous for Lin to become pregnant at her size, state-run reports.

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