A 13-year-old who was once dubbed "the world's fattest boy" has revealed his astonishing weight loss transformation
Permana was able to achieve this major weight loss with the help of popular Indonesian bodybuilder Ade Rai alongside a team of health professionals.
In photos and videos posted to his Instagram page, he is seen working so hard, squatting and lifting weights with his personal trainer.
Arya, who was once so obese that couldn't move from his bed, is also expected to undergo surgery this year to remove excess skin following his dramatic weight loss.
He can also now walks to school, plays football with his friends' and even jog for more than a mile every day.
Rokayah said: "Arya managed to lose weight through bariatric surgery, diet, and regular exercise. For me, they are all good and supportive of each other."
"We are very happy to see him leading a healthy life — he is very active and in good health. His sleep is sound and there is no more worry about respiratory problems.He can also walk and play without complaining of shortness of breath."
He then added: "He was always tired and complained of shortness of breath — there is no other pain than seeing one’s own child suffering.
"No mother wants to stop feeding her children, but I had to as I was helpless.
Ade said: "He cannot eat a lot after the surgery and he can only eat four tablespoons of rice and drinks diet milk — if he eats extra, he throws up.
"He is not allowed to eat sugar and carbs — we are very happy that he is energetic and can play football and badminton.
"He walks and runs for two kilometres (1.25 miles) a day but he might require another round of surgery this year."
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