Kim Kardashian Weight Loss Secrets– Lose 70 Pounds Like A Pro

Let this diva guide you on how to shed pounds with a healthy diet and exercise routine.

Written by , MSc (Biotechnology), ISSA Certified Fitness Nutritionist Charushila Biswas MSc (Biotechnology), ISSA Certified Fitness Nutritionist linkedin_icon Experience: 6 years
Edited by , BSc, Professional Certificate in Food, Nutrition and Health Ravi Teja Tadimalla BSc, Professional Certificate in Food, Nutrition and Health linkedin_icon Experience: 8 years
Fact-checked by , BTech (Biotechnology), Certified Health & Nutrition Life Coach Sindhu Koganti BTech (Biotechnology), Certified Health & Nutrition Life Coach linkedin_icon Experience: 6 years
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Kim Kardashian is aging like wine. Being a mother and a celebrity is not easy. But she is keeping up being the curvy Kardashian even after a baby. But what are Kim Kardashian’s weight loss secrets? How does she maintain that body? What is her inspiration and motivation behind this fabulous body? Well, she lost about 70 pounds by following Atkin’s 40 plan. She ate only 40 g of carbs every day. Kim said in an interview, “After baby body? I welcome that challenge. It is so crazy to see what your body can go through and what it is capable of”. We love that she gives her best shot in everything she does. From heartbreaks to baby weight – there’s nothing that Kim K cannot bounce back from! Give this post a read to know how Kim Kardashian lost weight and looks fab as ever. Also, get tips on weight loss from Colette Heimowitz, Kim’s diet coach and Vice President of Nutrition Communication & Education at Atkins. Scroll down!

Who Is Kim Kardashian?

Kim Kardashian is an American social media star, socialite, philanthropist, and entrepreneur. She comes from a family of celebrities who became popular through the reality show “Keeping Up With The Kardashians”. Her life is under constant public scrutiny, which makes her lifestyle choices a topic of hot debate among the audiences. She constantly tries out or introduces innovative trends.
While what she does with her body is her personal choice, constant media exposure to her choices and work hold significant social influence. Many critics assert that her sensationalized appearance encourages unrealistic body goals and causes body image issues among her young followers.

That is why we are here to decode her weight loss secrets and figure out how they may work for you. So, grab some inspiration from her and strive to be a better version of yourself.

Kim Kardashian Weight Loss Diet

“I did a strict Atkins diet. Strict, strict, strict.” Kim was on Atkins 40 diet plan, which she had already followed with her dad when she was in high school. Kim said in an interview that after having her second child, she told herself, “I want to feel sexy again, I want to feel good about myself.” Moreover, she also had a date set for shooting the cover of a magazine. Naturally, she wanted to shape up before the deadline. Kim Kardashian told WWD, “I mean I love to workout and you definitely have to workout to tone up, but so much of it is how you eat. I had to really stay focused. I had to cut out all the sweets, and I had such a sweet tooth.” Here’s the list of foods that she relished during her weight loss phase.

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The Atkins diet is a low-carbohydrate diet developed in the 1960s by cardiologist Robert C. Atkins. It restricts carbohydrates while focusing on protein and fats.
MealsWhat Kim Kardashian Ate
BreakfastTwo egg whites, feta, and spinach
SnackGreen yogurt, blueberries, and slivered almonds
LunchSalad with creamy dressing
SnackVeggies and hummus
DinnerChicken breast, broccoli, and salad

Colette Heimowitz Tip – Eat 5-6 times a day to stave off hunger and the temptation to cheat. Follow a low-carb diet so that the body burns fat for fuel.

Kim Kardashian Weight Loss Foods

Eat a healthy diet filled with meat, fruits, greens, and vegetables
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  • Turkey bacon
  • Egg white frittata with feta cheese
  • Salmon
  • Brussels sprouts
  • Berries
  • Oats
  • Spinach
  • Cheese
  • Greek yogurt
  • Almonds
  • Hummus
  • Veggies
  • Chicken breast
  • Broccoli
  • Salad with light dressing
  • Mediterranean tuna salad over kale
  • Grilled lime chicken over spinach salad with feta ranch dressing
  • Shredded chicken enchiladas with roasted squash
  • Vegetable soup with low-carb grilled cheese
  • Chicken sausage and cauliflower sauté
  • Crustless Gruyère cheese quiche
  • Fresh mozzarella with tomato and balsamic, sliced chicken and garlic aioli
  • Chocolate peanut butter cups
  • Harvest trail bars

Now, let’s take a look at Kim Kardashian’s workout routine.

Kim Kardashian Workout Routine

  • Wide Squats – 10-12 reps
  • Side Lunges – 10-12 reps
  • Lunge & Twist – 10-12 reps
  • Skater Lunge – 10-12 reps
  • Hamstring Curls – 10-12 reps
  • Dumbbell Rows – 10-12 reps
  • Bicep Curls – 10-12 reps
  • Crunches – 10-12 reps
  • Mountain Climbers – 10-12 reps

Tip –  Make sure you warm up and cool off before and after exercise, respectively.

Morgan Green, a YouTube Vlogger, talked about trying out Kim Kardashian’s workout routine for a day. She also tried out Kim Kardashian’s diet and skipped her regular greens powder drink as the Kardashian has a lot of greens in her diet. Talking about the workout routine, Morgan said, “I do feel like I had better energy levels throughout the day (i).”

Now, there are speculations that Kim Kardashian used weight loss pills to lose 70 pounds so quickly. Well, here’s what we found out.

Kim Kardashian Weight Loss Pills

Kim Kardashian in a bikini
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Kim Kardashian is rumored to have taken Garcinia cambogia weight loss pills. Garcinia cambogia tastes tangy and is a tropical fruit that recently gained the reputation as a weight loss booster. Also, Kim drank green coffee, like Oprah Winfrey, to lose the baby weight quickly and effectively. The names of the brands that Kim is speculated to have used are Refresh Garcinia and Green Coffee Cleanse. If you want to use these pills, please consult your dietician or doctor. And I suggest you use products that are FDA approved.

Kim did a tremendous job at losing the weight, with or without pills. But there is one thing no one can deny – Kim Kardashian was also supported and motivated by the best weight loss coach/nutritionist. Colette Heimowitz is a wizard. And here are a few of her magical advises to all those who are on a weight loss mission. Don’t miss this out!

Kim Kardashian Weight Loss Tips

Kim Kardashian weight loss
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  • Say No To Sugar And Starch

I know, it’s tough but not impossible. Take baby steps and start avoiding sugar and starchy foods. You should also cut down on high glycemic index fruits such as mango, jackfruit, and grapes. Avoid pasta, bread, croissant, processed food, sweets, refined sugar etc.

  • Consume Healthy Fats

Do not avoid all fats thinking consuming fat will make you gain weight. In fact, consuming the right kind of fats can help you to lose weight! Healthy fats such as omega-3-fatty acids in fish oil and fish, peanut butter, flaxseed, nuts, sunflower seeds, sunflower butter, pumpkin seeds, rice bran oil, olive oil, and avocado help to reduce inflammation. This, in turn, helps inhibit inflammation-induced weight gain.

  • Protein Is A Must

Every meal you eat should contain a portion of protein. Eggs, tofu, mushroom, lentils, beans, fish, chicken breast, turkey, seeds, milk, and nuts are a great source of protein. Proteins are tough to digest and therefore will keep your hunger pangs at bay. It will also help you shed fat and build lean muscle.

  • Veggies To The Rescue

Vegetables are rich in complex carbs, vitamins, minerals, and dietary fiber. Consuming veggies can help balance your body’s pH, cleanse the colon, improve digestion, boost immunity and memory, and keep the stress away. The antioxidants present in veggies also help improve your skin, hair, and overall beauty.

  • Eat Small Meals Every 3-4 Hours

Eating small meals every 3-4 hours will keep your metabolism active, thereby allowing your body to burn the flab. A good metabolic rate will also help improve digestion and keep your hunger pangs at bay.

  • Drink Water

Keep yourself hydrated by sipping water throughout the day. You can add cucumber and mint to your water to make it vitamin-rich and exciting. Drinking water will help flush out the toxins, keep your metabolism active, maintain cell integrity, and balance internal pH.

  • Choose Smart Cookies

Sugary or salty cravings can ruin the whole weight loss plan. So, better be prepared. Stuff your kitchen cabinets with oatmeal cookies, raisins, peanut butter cups, dark chocolate etc. These will help appease your cravings without hampering your weight loss agenda.

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You may also have granola bars, celery, or cheddar cheese as snacks in the Atkins diet.
  • Build Social Support

Staying motivated is the key to losing weight. But we often fall off the wagon while socializing. So, build your social support by making your friends and family understand how losing weight is important to you. If you are going out, choose a restaurant that serves low-carb, nutritionally balanced food. You should also start talking to people who are also on the same mission. This will help you discuss your progress and keep you motivated.

  • Pre/Post Workout Nutrition

“The post workout meal will help you meet your calorie requirements and keep you fortified,” says Heimowitz. Pre or post workout nutrition will help quicker muscle recovery and weight loss. However, depending on your body type, you must take a pre or post workout drink. Talk to your dietician or fitness trainer to find out what is best for your body.

Infographic: Kim Kardashian’s Weight Loss Tips

Love her or hate her; you just can’t ignore her. Kim Kardashian is constantly breaking the internet, either with her iconic fashion sense or her unbelievable curves. You cannot help but wonder how this beauty is built like that! Well, we have broken down her lifestyle routines and compiled a list of health and wellness tips that can help you achieve a body like hers. Check out the list in the infographic below.

kim kardashians weight loss tips (infographic)

Illustration: StyleCraze Design Team

Atkin’s 40 diet is one of Kim Kardashian’s weight loss secrets after giving birth to her second child. This slimming diet only allows 40 grams of carbs a day, which forces the body to use fat as fuel for energy. The key is to exercise daily and say ‘no’ to sugar and starch. Consume healthy fats, protein, and vegetables. Eat small meals every 3-4 hours and hydrate yourself properly. Kardashian is also rumored to have taken Garcinia cambogia weight pills for quick weight loss. If you are inspired by her quick transformation, do not follow this diet blindly. Consult a doctor or a dietitian to find out if it is suitable for your body.

Frequently Asked Questions

How did Kim Kardashian lose weight for the Marilyn Monroe dress?

Kim Kardashian hasn’t had any carbohydrates or sugar for about three weeks to lose weight to wear a Marilyn Monroe dress.

How do the Kardashians stay skinny?

They prefer to eat a balanced diet and perform their workout routines to stay skinny.

How many calories does Kim Kardashian eat?

No matter her workout regimen, Kim does not believe that she should increase her calorie intake. Whether she is resting or working out, she does not consume more than 1800 calories a day.

What does Kim Kardashian eat every morning?

Through her posts, we know that she eats red açaí in a purée form, chia pudding, slices of banana and grapes, coconut shavings, and oatmeal every morning.

How many hours a day does Kim Kardashian work out?

According to some accounts, she supposedly exercises for 2 hours per day. However, this can change depending on her schedule and other considerations.

Can the average person achieve similar weight loss results using Kim Kardashian’s methods?

It is important to remember that everyone’s body is unique. What works for one person may not work for another. Work with a competent healthcare professional, nutritionist, and trainer to create a personalized plan that takes into account your unique needs and goals if you want to lose weight in a similar manner to Kim Kardashian.

What are some healthy and sustainable ways to lose weight without resorting to extreme measures like Kim Kardashian’s methods?

Paying attention to portion control, staying hydrated, getting enough sleep, eating a balanced diet, and regular physical activity may help you lose weight without resorting to extreme measures.

Key Takeaways

  • Kim’s weight loss diet includes Greek yogurt, almonds, veggies, salmon, and other nutrition-rich foods.
  • She follows a strict workout regimen to maintain her perfect figure.
  • Kim Kardashian is instructed, supported and motivated by weight-loss coach, Colette Heimowitz.
  • Her weight loss tips include saying no to sugary foods, consuming healthy fats and protein-rich foods, and staying hydrated.
Kim Kardashian Weight Loss Secrets

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Curious about Kim Kardashian’s weight loss journey since the Met Gala? Watch this revealing video for insights, tips, and secrets to shedding those extra pounds from the Kardashian herself.

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Charushila Biswas

Charushila BiswasHealth & Wellness Writer

Charushila is an ISSA certified Fitness Nutritionist and a Physical Exercise Therapist. Over a span of 6 years, she has authored more than 400 articles on diet, lifestyle, exercises, healthy food, and fitness equipment. She strives to inform, educate, and motivate her readers via authentic, straightforward, and fact-checked information. After completing her master's in biotechnology from Vellore Institute of Technology,...read full bio

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