Lorraine Bracco, who played Dr. Jennifer Melfi on The Sopranos, has lost 35 pounds.
Lorraine Bracco will share the secrets of how she lost 35 pounds from her 183-pound body in her upcoming book, To the Fullest. The actress said that she decided to change her health and eating habits after taking care of her dying parents in 2010. Seeing all the medication that her parents had to take inspired her to better her own health, reports USA Today.
Part of Lorraine Bracco efforts to eat better included cutting sugary foods from her diet. The actress said that she used to be a huge fan of Twizzlers, but that she doesn’t care for them anymore after she stopped eating them in 2011. She also hired a life coach to help her lose weight, USA Today notes.
“I am still a vibrant, contributing human being and I am not dead yet,” Lorraine Bracco told E! “I laugh because I used to wake up and everything ached before I got out of bed. Now I jump out of bed! I’m doing something right.”