How Paula Deen Dropped the Weight

Playing Paula Deen's Recipe for Weight Loss

Paula Deen has lost an impressive amount of weight and she joins The Doctors to reveal how she dropped the pounds.

Paula, who has diabetes, admits that for a year and a half she was in denial about the disease. But after three checkups and consultation with her doctor, she got serious about weight loss.

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The celebrity chef, who has lost 40 pounds, tells plastic surgeon Dr. Andrew Ordon,"I went into my kitchen and I threw every white food out... except for cauliflower. Cauliflower became my very good friend."

She explains that she has been able to substitute the vegetable for potatoes in many of her meals. She also says that practicing moderation when she eats has been key.

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In her new book, "At the Southern Table with Paula Deen," Paula shares her new approach to cooking. Get the recipes that Paula shared on the show, here!