Pasquale Cozzolino is the executive chef at an Italian restaurant in New York – and his doctor told him to lose weight, because otherwise he’d have a heart attack.
So the 38-year-old, who weighed 370 pounds at the time, embarked on a diet with a difference.
Most days for lunch, Cozzolino dined on pizza – and lost 100 lbs in a year.
But Cozzolino’s pizza doughs don’t contain any butter or lard, and only have a thin layer of mozzarella.
He's said that each pizza contains around 470 to 540 calories.
He told the NY Post he used to eat 10 to 12 Oreos a day, so he also cut out sweet sand fizzy drinks and started kick boxing classes.
Cozzolino now has a book, titled "The Pizza Diet".
And here's his amazing transformation:
HT Lad Bible