Makeover of the Year: Oprah!

Find out how her red-carpet diet triumphed over a decades-long battle of the bulge

1996

Winfrey got in shape after "making the connection" with trainer Bob Greene and a low-fat diet. "Don't get me wrong," she wrote in O. "You won't see me jumping up and down, going, 'Oh, jeez, exercise is great,' but I no longer dread it."