Kim’s New Body: The Secret’s Out!

Kim’s New Body: The Secret’s Out!

Kim Kardashian has come out of hiding to reveal her sexy post-baby figure — and opened up about the secret to her stunning weight loss.

The 32-year-old reality star, who suffered cruel taunts about her fluctuating size during her pregnancy, went into seclusion immediately after the birth of her first baby, North West, to rapper Kayne West, back in June.

But now, just four months later, the reality star is having the last laugh, showing off her slimmed-down signature curves posting an image of her new body on Twitter.

Earlier this week she also took to Twitter to declare: “I’ve actually been doing the Atkins diet & luv it.”

Kim’s been following an eating regime that was originally devised by Robert Atkins in 1972.

Atkins advocated ramping up your metabolism and burning fat by eliminating carbohydrates from your diet in favour of proteins such as nuts, chicken, cheese, fish and eggs.

Based on a process called ketosis, the diet works by forcing your body to burn stored fat for energy instead of relying on carb intake.

Advocates say you can lose up to 6.8kgs in your first two weeks.

It’s a program with millions of fans worldwide, despite it being tough to stick to.

Reinvented in 2010 with new book The New Atkins For A New You, the diet now promotes the same fat-burning principles but includes a wider variety of foods that allows the gradual incorporation of healthy carbs into your eating plan.

In Australia, radio host Fifi Box signed up as the face of the New Atkins after the birth of her first child Beatrice.

While it has its fans, the Atkins diet is not for everyone.

The Mayo Clinic warns that side effects from eliminating carbs from your diet can include headaches, dizziness, weakness, fatigue and constipation. They also advise that it is not suitable for people with kidney disease or women who are pregnant or breast feeding.

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