Here’s How a Fasting Diet Helped Chef Chris Santos Lose 30 Pounds

Chris Santos fasting dietChef Chris Santos, best known for being a judge on “Chopped” has used a fasting diet to lose a considerable amount of excess weight. Santos has been a judge on the show for a decade, and his look has dramatically changed over the years.

In fact, in an interview with PEOPLE magazine, Santos explained that he gained 50 pounds over the span of his ten years on the show. He pointed out that it barely felt like anything as it came on. After all, it averages out to about five pounds per year, which is less than a half a pound of extra weight on a monthly basis. At that rate, it would be difficult to notice. That said, it did add up. When it came time to lose, his choice was a fasting diet.

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