Today Al-Roker, co-host, does not cover up his weight loss bouts. In 2002, the star underwent a gastric bypass operation to lose more than 100 pounds, Good Housekeeping reported. Lately, he has become known for praising the ketogenic diet as the secret that helps him look and feel good.
Roker entered the high fat and carbohydrate schedule in September, according to a show segment of Today . By limiting carbohydrates, the body enters a ketosis or a state of fat burning, which helps people lose weight. Other famous keto enthusiasts include Vinny Guadagnino of Jersey Shore and Tim Tebow.
Since then, Roker has lost 40 pounds thanks to a series of high-fat recipes that he shares with fans on Instagram and the show [1
Even people who normally do not like lamb could not deny that Roker's food was quite amazing. "I'm not a fan of lamb, but that looks delicious!" Wrote a person.
Earlier this month, Roker announced that one of his keto meals motivated him to come through a Monday break-in. "My #monday motivation is also my #mondaymeal #oldskool #crockpot # beef # stew tonight #keto," he wrote.
Of course, good snacks are essential for the conquest of any diet. Roker also shares his favorite ketcho-friendly snacks with the fans.
Lately Roker is not only known for his cooking skills. The keto enthusiast publicly criticized the famous coach Jillian Michaels for speaking out against the diet. If you've missed it, Michael's Women's Health said the diet is a bad plan for "a million reasons."
"Their cells, your macromolecules, are literally protein, fat, carbohydrates, and nucleic acids," she explained. "If you're not eating any of the three macronutrients – the three things I just mentioned – you're starving yourself
Then, Rorker defended his beloved diet first on Twitter and then in a Today show segment.  "So @ JillianMichaels says # Keto is a bad idea. This from a woman's on-camera bullying, deprivation, manipulation, and more weekly promoted the name of the weight loss. Now they sound like bad ideas, "he tweeted.
In front of the camera, Roker explained his success after a low-carbohydrate diet: his cholesterol has improved, his blood pressure is high and he has lost weight, but the TV star is out To me, this lifestyle is not for everyone.
"My point is, what works for you works for you," he said. "There is science on both sides that says it's not a great idea, and science says it's a great idea. I think it's up to the people, their doctor, their doctor (to make their own decision). No matter what you think of the keto diet, there's no doubt that Roker's recipes look damn good.