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What A Yo-Yo! John Goodman Dieting Himself To Death — Did He Have Lap Band?

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Nov. 15 2016, Published 10:06 a.m. ET

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Once gut busting John Goodman has dropped more than 200 pounds again, and the yo-yo dieting is in danger of killing him! Click through RadarOnline.com's gallery to see the actor's drastic ups and downs.

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The once mammoth former Roseanne star — who weighed in at as much as 400 pounds in 2010 — is now down an incredible 170 pounds as he stars in the hit Broadway show, The Front Page.

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"He looks fantastic," weight loss expert Dr. Stuart Fischer, author of The Park Avenue Diet, told Radar. "But the truth is Yo-yo dieting is among the worst therapies imaginable! He's at risk for heart attack, and stroke and at least 60 other illnesses!"

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And this isn't the first time he's had such an enormous drop in weight. Over the years, the beefy 6-foot-2 actor's bodyweight has had massive swings from a low of 290 pounds in 1993 to his familiar scale-crushing peak at 400 pounds in 2000.

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"He goes from one extreme to the other — he lost the weight way too fast each time," said a pal of the formerly portly actor.

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John Goodman outside The Ed Sullivan Theater for his appearance on ” The Late Show With David Letterman ” In New York City

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A source revealed the star will starve himself and then pig out on "pizza, chili French fries, eclairs and beer."

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“The Front Page” Broadway Opening Night

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Now almost unrecognizably skinny, insiders say that he turned to lap band surgery to achieve the most-recent amazing weight loss.

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“The Front Page” Broadway Opening Night

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"It works because it cuts off the amount of food you can shove down your throat," according to Dr. Fischer. "But this rapid weight loss will wreak havoc with his metabolic system and once the band is removed, he'll have to eat like Audrey Hepburn to avoid putting all the weight back on — and more!"

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"To me it's only cosmetic surgery," added the expert. "Losing the weight this way and this fast will not improve his health or lifespan."

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Each enormous fluctuation of weight actually shortens his lifespan dramatically, according to experts. "All the diseases he put himself in increased risk of when he was obese are still a major threat to him," said Dr. Fischer.

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"Obesity is a massive cause of everything from prostate cancer, asthma, stroke, diabetes and heart failure," said Dr. Fischer. "If he had any of those when he was fat…he's still at risk…and probably weaker now."

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