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Bethenny Frankel: The Healthy 'Housewife'

Bethenny Frankel: The Healthy 'Housewife'

Bethenny Frankel has turned her one-time unhealthy obsession with being thin into a multifaceted empire.

Her Skinnygirl brand features supplements and reduced-calorie margaritas. She has cookbooks, exercise videos and soul-baring tomes.

The natural food chef-turned-reality television star is finding success in food — the source of decades of struggle.

"I was obsessed with being thin," Frankel, 40, recalled. "I didn't care about health."

Frankel, who started dieting at 8, will mix heart-wrenching tales with humor and good old-fashioned girl talk Saturday night when she appears at the