Arya Permana, named the world’s fattest child, weighs an eye-watering 192 kilograms and eats five meals a day consisting of rice, fish, beef, vegetable soup and Tempeh – a soy patty large enough to feed two adults.
Arya, from West Java Province in Indonesia, has dropped out of school as he can no longer walk and his mother Rokayah said he is ‘perpetually hungry’.
‘He has an enormous diet and can actually eat meals of two adults at one time,’ she said.
Due to his astonishing weight, his parents have been unable to find clothes that fit him, leading to Arya wearing just a sarong.
But now his parents are attempting to cut his diet — for fear he might die.
rown rice in the hope of controlling his weight.
Rokayah explained: “No mother wants to stop feeding her children but I am unfortunate and helpless.
“I have started putting him on a brown rice diet. I am not sure if it helps, but this is the only thing I can do to stop him from growing bigger.”