Makeover of the Year: Oprah!

Find out how her red-carpet diet triumphed over a decades-long battle of the bulge

OSCARS 2004

With her toned body, Winfrey ruled the red carpet in a platinum Gianfranco Ferré. She says she has made peace with workouts, and swears off fad diets for a sensible eating plan. Her strategy:
• No "white stuff" – bread, pasta, potatoes, rice – or candy, cookies and cake.
• No alcohol
• Two fruits a day
• Everything low-fat
• No eating three hours before bedtime