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50 Shocking & Easy Celebrity Diet Tips

Get your summer body ready by using weight loss secrets from the stars

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    Nicole Kidman
    Nicole Kidman credited the Egg Diet for losing weight. She had a boiled egg for breakfast, two for lunch and an egg dinner.

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    Renee Zellweger
    Yo-yo dieter Renee Zellweger's go-to plan for dropping pounds fast is the ice cube diet. Yep, ice cubes--she eats them until she feels full. "As long as I get that constant feed feeling, it's semi-tolerable," she says.

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    Reese Witherspoon
    Reese Witherspoon swears by the Baby Food Diet, which consists of pureed fruits and veggies that help to ease digestion and detoxify the body. A jar of baby food contains around 65 calories and the diet program is designed around consuming 800 calories a day.

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    Victoria Beckham
    She must be doing something right with a husband like soccer stud David Beckham. The former Spice Girl turned fashion designer isn't a fan of big meals and prefers to eat mostly edamame and snack on other low calorie noshes like frozen grapes and seaweed.

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    Jennifer Aniston
    Consistency and good quality ingredients are the secrets to Jennifer Aniston'sr killer bod. Her former co-star Courtney Cox told the LA Times that they both had the same cobb salad lunch for 10 years on the set of "Friends." "It was a Cobb salad that Jennifer doctored up with turkey bacon and garbanzo beans and I don't know what," she said, adding, "She just has a way with food, which really helps. Because if you're going to eat the same salad every day for 10 years, it'd better be a good salad, right?"

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    Jennifer Lopez
    Jennifer Lopez tricks her brain into thinking she's full by sniffing grapefruit oil. Studies suggest that the aroma increases the breakdown of lipids, reduces appetite and improves emotional state.

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    Mischa Barton
    The "OC" actress swears by sucking on lemons throughout the day to suppress her appetite.

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    Miranda Kerr
    The Aussie supermodel cites noni juice--which is native to Pacific Islands and Australia--as her remedy to stay thin. The juice is said to aid in excreting more frequently and eliminate constipation.

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    Katy Perry
    The California Gurl is a fan of the 5-Factor Diet--where you make and eat five meals a day (each takes five minutes to prepare) and get one cheat day a week. The meals must contain five parts: 1. Protein (fish, lean meats), 2. Complex carbs (beans, quinoa), 3. Fiber (wild rice, cereal), 4. Healthy fat (salmon, peanut oil) and 5. Sugar-free drinks (water, coffee, sugar-free energy drinks). On the cheat day you can have anything you like--even alcohol. The diet must also be paired with 25-minute workouts five times a week.

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    Sarah Michelle Gellar
    Sarah Michelle Gellar credited the cabbage soup diet for helping her drop pounds fast. The diet involves eating unlimited amounts of cabbage soup for seven days, and dieters typically lose 10 pounds by the end of the week. Flatulence is a common side effect of the diet.

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    Alessandra Ambrosio
    The Victoria's Secret favorite admits to binge dieting to cut a trim figure, consuming only liquids like water and protein shakes.

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    Mariah Carey
    The Jenny Craig spokesperson says she lost her baby weight by eating fish and soup. "It sounds boring but it really works!" she says.

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    Kirsten Dunst
    The actress is a fan of the pH diet, where you consume 30% acidic foods (processed food, meat, fish, grains and cereals) and 70% alkaline foods (fruit, veggies, green tea, soy and plant oils) to lose weight.

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    January Jones
    After giving birth to her first child, the "Mad Men" actress says she's mad about placentophagia--consuming your placenta for health benefits. She says she had the placenta turned into pills, which she had for months following the pregnancy. According to research, eating your placenta (a practice common among animals) helps with hormonal imbalances and reduces depression, among other benefits.

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    Beyonce
    Queen Bey used the Cayenne Pepper Diet, which consists of lemon juice, maple syrup, and cayenne pepper, to control her appetite in order to slim down for her role in "Dreamgirls," but now she's singing the praises of a vegan diet as a way to jump start her body and lose weight. Last year she committed to a 22-day vegan challenge and encouraged her fans to join her.

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    Madonna
    Madonna adheres to a strict macrobiotic diet that eliminates wheat, eggs, meats, and dairy from consumption. Some of the food Madonna might eat on a typical day include miso soup and brown rice for breakfast, soy meat and rice pasta for lunch and barley and seaweed for dinner.

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    Halle Berry
    At 47 years old, Halle's body is still fab and fit. And the actress says she owes her figure to Joe--not the trainer, we're talking about coffee. According to new research, consuming high doses of caffeine activates similar fat-burning genes as an hour's exercise, plus, it helps to circulate blood, which helps reduce the appearance of cellulite.

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    Uma Thurman
    Uma Thurman is a fan of eating raw--where none of the ingredients in your meals are cooked. Cooking vegetables is said to eliminate energy-boosting enzymes and other valuable nutrients.

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    Nicole Richie
    Nicole Richie keeps it simple with her diets: Juicing in between meals and sticking to superfoods like kale.

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    Kylie Minogue
    The Aussie singer eats a grapefruit before every meal to help speed up weight loss.

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    Olivia Wilde
    Sometimes-vegetarian Olivia Wilde says that going without meat helps her eliminate calories and fat: "Not eating meat keeps me thin, but it’s hard for me to keep it up all the time."

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    Catherine Zeta Jones
    The actress stops eating carbs after 5pm--when they begin to be stored as fat in the body instead of getting burned off for energy.

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    Audrina Patridge
    The former "Hills" reality star says she keeps her bod trim by consuming no more than 1,200 calories a day and will add or subtract calories throughout the week to maintain her ideal caloric intake average.

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    Kim Cattrall
    The "Sex and the City" siren loves to eat, but balances out her weight by trying on skinny jeans. She says if they're too snug, she knows it's time to diet.

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    Candice Swanepoel
    The Victoria's Secret stunner says she stays runway ready by sticking to fresh foods only: "If I eat something that's not fresh I feel it immediately."

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    Jessica Simpson
    Weight Watchers spokesperson Jessica Simpson says she dropped 70 pounds of baby weight while on the program, eating low carb meals and practicing yoga.

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    Christina Aguilera
    The "Voice" mentor cites portion control as her way to stay slim.

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    Hayden Panettiere
    "Nashville" star Hayden Panettiere commits to an inverted caloric intake diet, where she enjoys her biggest, high calorie meals early in the day and consumes less in the evening, which is an excellent way to burn off fat throughout the day.

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    Rachel Hunter
    One look at Rachel Hunter and you’ll agree--Stacy's Mom has got it going on. So how does she keep fit at 44? The model/actress avoids carbs to drop pounds, and enjoys a simple daily intake of egg whites for breakfast, chicken salad for lunch and dinner, and fruit for dessert.

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    Oprah
    Oprah keeps off the weight by using the South Beach Diet, which abolishes "bad carbs" like bread, rice, potatoes and pasta for unprocessed "good carbs" found in vegetables, beans, and whole grains.

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    Kourtney Kardashian
    Kourtney Kardashian swears by salads as her way to maintain weight. Bible. The reality star recommends learning to make a variety of salads that are unique in flavor so that you don’t get bored with meals.

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    Lily Allen
    Lily Allen has something to smile about--her fab figure after years of struggling with weight. The Brit songbird has eliminated the booze-fueled nights that caused her to balloon during her partying days and stays away from processed snacks.

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    Vanessa Hudgens
    She eats a heavy breakfast of egg whites to keep her feeling full throughout the day.

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    Kim Kardashian
    Kim Kardashian has credited plenty of weight loss solutions to maintain her Instagram-ready body. From shilling diet pills to the Atkins Diet, the reality star has been on a roller coaster ride to maintain her looks, but her go-to tip for trimming down is drinking water, which aids in removing toxins and reducing appetite.

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    Lily Aldridge
    Although avocados are high in (natural and good) fat, they can also be a good tool to help you stay slim if used the right way. And there must be some truth to it because Victoria's Secret model Lily Aldridge swears by it--eating them with every meal and as snacks. According to research, avocados provide antioxidants--which can keep the skin looking smooth and cellulite-free, and they are high in fiber, which can help you feel full and eat less.

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    Amy Adams
    The actress says she eats healthy and avoids additives.

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    Sandra Bullock
    The actress is a fan of The Zone Diet, where your daily caloric intake is broken down into a 40:30:30 ratio: 40% carbs, 30% proteins and 30% fats. The combination naturally reduces cravings and overeating.

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    Elle Macpherson
    Elle Macpherson doesn't bother with the calorie counting and cooking--she just has nutritious food delivered to her home.

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    Jennifer Hudson
    The singer/actress wowed Hollywood when she dropped an incredible 80 pounds using the Weight Watchers program, which she recently parted ways as the ambassador after achieving her goal weight. She also reportedly tried the Cookie Diet--where you replace meals with specially formulated cookies that aid in weight loss--and lost 14 pounds.

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    Jessica Alba
    Jessica Alba stays fit by eliminating fatty desserts from her diet, substituting fruit or yogurt to get her fix.

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    Melissa Joan Hart
    Melissa Joan Hart explains it all: She lost 40 pounds by joining the Nutrisystem program, where healthy meals are sent directly to your home. She was so pleased with the results that she recently shared a bikini photo on her Instagram page, writing, "It's not everyday I like to show a lot of skin but these days I'm feeling confident. Thanks Nutrisystem!"

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    Lea Michele
    The "Glee" star sings the praises of switching between vegetarian and vegan diets, which she believes shocks her body into a speedy weight loss.

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    Miley Cyrus
    If Miley sticks to her gluten-free diet, she might not have much to twerk with. She has eliminated bread, pasta and rice from her intake to maintain her thin figure.

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    Bethenny Frankel
    The Skinny Girl honcho credits her slim figure to keeping a journal of everything she eats.

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    Claudia Schiffer
    Claudia Schiffer maintains her supermodel bod by eating a heavy breakfast of fruits.

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    Angelina Jolie
    The actress eats mostly steamed veggies and meats.

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    Jennifer Garner
    Jennifer Garner spreads her meals throughout the day--eating five small meals instead of the average three meals a day, which speeds up your metabolism.

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    Elizabeth Hurley
    Elizabeth Hurley maintains her model bod by eliminating coffee from her diet, which she says cuts down on bloating.

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    Heidi Klum
    The "Project Runway" judge has said auf wiedersehen to bread. She says eliminating it from her diet has kept her body tight.

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    Kelly Osbourne
    Kelly Osbourne dropped weight by eating a variety of meals made from mushrooms, which are high in protein and fiber.

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