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Oprah’s lost 18kg on Weight Watchers

The talk show host has revealed a new slimmed down look.
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Oprah Winfrey has declared dieting success, claiming she’s dropped 18 kilograms with her latest Weight Watchers programme.

The star’s latest campaign for for the global dieting company sees her credit her weight loss to her new diet’s flexibility which she says allowed her to eat a greater range of food.

“Since I started Weight Watchers, I’ve lost over 40 pounds. I can honestly tell you I struggle no more. I’ve eaten everything I love, tacos, pasta. I’ve never felt deprived.”

In a second ad, the talk show host focuses on health and wellbeing, and praised the programme’s ability to bring balance to her life.

“Like everybody, I want to live a life that’s full. Full of the happiness found in living the life I want. Full of the energy that comes with good health. Full of the great foods I love, and at Weight Watchers I don’t have to choose between weight loss and living well,” she explains.

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Over the years, Oprah’s struggle with food and body image has been well documented with segments of The Oprah Winfrey Show dedicated to dieting.

In 1988, the talk show host famously celebrated a 30 kilogram weight loss by wheeling out a wagon filled with animal fat. It was a decision she publically regretted as she continued to struggle with weight issues in the years that followed.

The broadcaster is a spokesperson for Weight Watchers, and also owns a 10 per cent stake.

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