Chocolate diet helps morbidly obese US man lose 200lbs in 16 months!

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London, Oct 1 (ANI): An American man achieved an astonishing feat of losing 200 lbs in just 16 months - by eating chocolates.

Morbidly obese Peter Ajello credited his unusual diet with saving his life after it helped him to beat life-threatening diabetes and gout in his legs.

After suffering a stroke, the bulky man turned to an unconventional slimming tool - dark chocolate but he cut out all the junk food and alcohol out of his diet.

Every time his will power started to fade he would treat himself to a small square of rich, dark chocolate - just enough to satisfy his sweet cravings.

"If someone had told me two years ago that I would weigh 14 stone now, I would have laughed in their face," the Daily Mail quoted him as saying.

"And if they'd said I would weigh 14 stone and still be eating chocolate, I would have laughed even harder. The chocolate saved my life. I would have never managed to stick to the diet without it - I would have caved," the slim Peter concludes. (ANI)

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