Peter Ajello once lived on a diet that consisted almost entirely of fast-food. He tipped the scales at 450 lbs, but after suffering a stroke, decided to make a lifestyle and diet change.
Peter cut out junk food, BUT: "Every time his will power started to fade he would treat himself to a small square of rich, dark chocolate -- just enough to satisfy his sweet cravings."
The pounds quickly came off and his friends even bet him $15,000 that he couldn't lose 100 lbs in five months. (They were wrong -- he did it.) They even tried to sabotage his diet during the last month: