(AP) — In this July 19, 2007 file photo, chef Art Smith poses in the kitchen at his home in Chicago, as he prepares vegetables for gazpacho.
Smith was diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes about three years ago. Smith ballooned to 325 pounds until he decided to turn it all around and lose 118 pounds. Now 51, the Jasper, Fla., native, restaurant owner, cookbook writer and food TV personality has kept the weight off. (AP Photo/ Stacie Freudenberg, FILE)