Al Roker lost 150 pounds: How he did it and maintained his weight loss

He compares those episodes to drug addiction.

"When you're in the midst of it, whether an alcoholic or a drug addict, that secondary voice inside you is not loud enough. It almost feels like the "devil and angel" sitting on your shoulders, like in a sitcom."

He hopes his book will help others choose to lose, whether it's weight loss surgery, diet, exercise or a combination.

"I wrote this book to share my personal journey and what I went through, and I hope it will be helpful to whoever reads it," he says. Learn more about "Never Goin' Back: Winning the Weight Loss Battle For Good" by clicking here.

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