2. The picture is in fact a computer animation of Briton Keith Martin’s body.
4. The show tracked Martin’s efforts to lose weight and stand up for the first time in two years.
5. At his biggest, Martin had a BMI of 155 and doctors apparently gave him just two years to live unless he lost weight.
In the show he is shown losing 25-stone, standing for the first time in years and being given the go-ahead for surgery.
70 Stone & Almost Dead is still available on Channel 5’s website until October.