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Look Great in '09

They Lost Half Their Size!

Without pills or surgery, these six people dropped half their body weight – see their amazing transformations!

JOSIE RAPER: NOW

119 lbs.!
A family vacation to Hawaii showed Raper that it was time for a change. "I couldn't believe the size of my legs, my face, my whole body," she says. "I had a lack of energy and motivation, and wasn't feeling happy with myself. I had read about Dr. Siegal's Cookie Diet [which relies on amino acid-fortified cookies] online, so I cleaned out my pantry and started over. A year later, my lifestyle has completely changed. I avoid fast food and only eat out once or twice a month. I still eat the cookies – I like them."