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Lewis Silverman, a law professor at Touro College,
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Lewis Silverman, a law professor at Touro College, weighed in at 230 pounds in 2012. He subsequently lost 85 pounds and now weights 145 pounds, as of February 2015. "It's worth it to be healthy," Silverman says of his routine. "I feel so much better ... My doctor is thinking of taking me off some meds. It's nice to feel good."

To read Silverman's full story, click here.(Credit: Darren Riggi ; Newsday / J. Conrad Williams Jr.)

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Dropping lbs: LIers share weight-loss success stories

Photos from Dropping lbs, our health feature highlighting weight-loss success stories. Do you have a weight-loss story? Send it to ann.smukler@newsday.com