Gregg Wallace says doctors warned him he’d have a heart attack before lifestyle overhaul

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Gregg Wallace has opened up about the scary truth he had to face before overhauling his lifestyle.

The Masterchef host, 56, has lost a whopping four stone after ditching his unhealthy diet and focusing on his exercise routines.

And it seems as though Gregg was faced with a very difficult fact – either lead a healthier lifestyle or suffer from a heart attack down the line.

Appearing on Good Morning Britain, Gregg recalled: "The doctor said you have huge cholesterol here, unless you do something you're going to have a heart attack.

"I went on a weight loss and fitness site and in there I tell you how I went from the guy on the left hand side of the screen [to the one on the right]. I'm 56 years old what do you think guys."

Gregg said the doctor told him he's have a heart attack if he didn't change up his lifestyle
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And while the thought of losing weight for many people is linked to going on a diet, for Gregg, it's the complete opposite.

The telly presenter admitted that he doesn't "believe in diets" as they're not sustainable.

"Seriously for people I don't believe in diets, I don't believe in doing something you can't sustain, I don't believe in starving yourself three times a week," he said.

Gregg has slimmed down to 12 stone and 13 pounds since the start of the year

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"What I believe in is making positive steps in the right direction gradually, that way you move yourself into a healthy lifestyle. Listen to this carefully, you don't have to be uncomfortable and hungry to lose weight."

The dad of three turned his attention to his health and fitness because he hated seeing how he looked in old television footage.

Thanks to his new routine of exercise and healthy eating, Gregg has slimmed down to 12 stone and 13 pounds since the start of the year.

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Supporting Gregg through this metamorphosis has been his fourth wife Anna, 33, and their 14-month-old baby boy Sid.

Gregg also has an adult son and daughter, Tim and Libby, from his previous marriage to second wife Denise.

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