Gregg Wallace weight loss: Eat Well for Less star lost three stone adding THIS to meals

Gregg Wallace, 53, is best known for his television presenter roles on Masterchef, Saturday Kitchen and, most recently, BBC One’s Eat Well For Less.

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While his career is built around food, the TV star has managed to achieve an impressive weight loss.

Gregg once described himself in 2011 as “just the fat, bald bloke on MasterChef who likes pudding” in an interview with iVillage.

In recent years, he has transformed his physique, dropping a total of three stone.

So how did he manage to achieve this impressive weight loss?

Adding low fat meats to his favourite meals helped him drop the weight without giving up what he loves, he told The Sun in November last year.

“I’m a huge fan of curries, chillies and stews and it is still possible to lose weight and eat hearty meals,’ he said.

“Think about cooking with meats such as chicken and pork — all the things that don’t have much fat.

“Use lean mince to make chillies, fill up with tasty stews stuffed full of healthy, low-calorie veg.”

He also took up exercise, going to the gym “most mornings”, he told the publication.

“It has been a gradual lifestyle change. I now feel fit and strong because of it.

“But only you can move yourself into a healthier place.”

Gregg has posted pictures of himself lifting weights and barbells on Twitter, hinting he has strength training to help for his new look body.

Explaining how he came to be overweight in the first place, Gregg explained he ate unhealthy, high calorie foods and alcohol.

“When I was at my biggest I was having a daily fry up, fish and chips once per week, takeaway a couple more times and drinking beer nearly every day.

“I made a conscious decision to cut down on fried and high sugar foods, as well as booze — which helped me lose weight.

“At first, I felt like I was missing out. But my body got used to what I was giving it.”

Gregg isn’t the only high profile person in the food industry to lose weight.

Chef Tom Kerridge’s weight loss astounded the nation when he dropped a whopping 12 stone.

As well as diet changes, a daily swimming habit has helped Tom to lose the drastic amount of weight.

“My alarm wakes me up at 6.15 every morning and I go to the swimming pool at a hotel up the road,” he told The Telegraph.

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