Paula Deen Gets Healthy, Sheds 30 Pounds

The secret to losing weight? Getting paid millions to be the public (non-pudgy) face of a diabetes drug campaign. Evidently, that has worked for celebrity chef Paula Deen, doyenne of Southern fried everything, who has lost 30 pounds since revealing six months ago  she had Type 2 diabetes and would be promoting a new diabetes drug. You can see her newly svelte self on the cover of People magazine on Friday. Since sharing her diabetes diagnosis, she tells People magazine …

Paula Deen’s Diabetes: Inspirational or Hypocritical?

For three years, celebrity chef Paula Deen — the high priestess of the “add more butter” school of cooking — has kept quiet about her Type 2 diabetes, while still urging people to make the kind of high-fat, high-calorie food that can lead to obesity, a risk factor for…..Type 2 diabetes. Except apparently she’s had a change of heart, going public about her disease now that she’s just signed a lucrative endorsement contract with diabetes drugmaker Novo Nordisk, the company …