|Iza Calzado (Photo: GMA7)|
"Food was really my best friend," Calzado told host Cheche Lazaro, adding that her doctor told her she was suffering from childhood depression.
The "Kahit Puso'y Masugatan" star said her weight reached 218 pounds and her waistline was 40 inches.
Before graduating from high school, Calzado started to watch her diet and made a substantial lifestyle modification.
She now weighs 128 pounds and her waist now measures 27 inches.
"Cheche Lazaro Presents: Bigatin" aired on Sunday, August 19, 2012. The documentary tackled obesity and the life of obese people.