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William Toro of Lake Grove, seen in a June 2014 weighing in at 290 pounds, said he was a late-night snacker, a fast-food fan and an emotional eater. After a health scare, Toro said he took advantage of a Groupon for a nutritionist that appeared in his email inbox one day. Since then, Toro has lost nearly 100 pounds by following the nutritionist's advice and working out four to five times a week.
To read Toro's full story, click here.(Credit: Esperanza Toro; Chuck Fadely)

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