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All in the mind

Like many Singaporeans, Bryan Ho loves his bak kwa (barbecued meat). However, over the recent Chinese New Year weekend, the 31-year-old IT consultant did his best to resist the treat while his family and friends scoffed them down. "(Bak kwa) is the best thing during Chinese New Year, but I thought about how much exercise I'd have to do to work off each slice, so I controlled myself," he said, adding that he could easily polish off several slices at one go in the past. Ho's self-control and willpower is likely to see him through the third season of the Lose To Win programme by the Health Promotion Board (HPB). One of 450 participants on the 12-week weight-loss programme, Ho is currently undergoing a holistic regime which aims to help him lose weight the healthy way. Standing at 184cm and weighing 99kg, Ho's body mass index (BMI) of 29.2 falls under the obese category. In Si...

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