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“People know they’re overweight because they eat too much, but they never ask: 'Why do we eat so much?”’

On 1 January 2014, after years of countless diets and rock-bottom self-confidence, Elize Delport (57) of Nelspruit in Mpumalanga summoned the courage to weigh herself. ‘I never used to climb on a scale and I rarely looked in the mirror,’ she says. She weighed 92kg. Stepping onto that scale was the first step towards a healthier lifestyle for Elize, which, four years later, would see her 35kg lighter!

Elize was 15 years old when her family moved to Holland. ‘I lived there for five years and finished high school there,’ she says.

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