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Why Oprah producer Sheri Salata had to quit to get healthy

When it came to dramatic health transformations, Sheri Salata knew every trick in the book. As the executive producer of “The Oprah Winfrey Show,” Salata, who grew up outside of Chicago, worked with the daytime television queen for more than two decades. She had a “front row seat” to every diet trend, fitness craze and wackadoo wellness secret that ever passed through Oprah’s studios, Salata tells The Post. “Nobody had more information than me,” says the cheerful, blond 59-year-old, also the former co-president of the Oprah Winfrey Network. But while she had an endless roster of the world’s best health professionals at her fingertips — and a salary that put the latest solutions within reach — her high-pressure job ...