Celebrity Diets: Which Celebs Swear By The Keto Diet?

The ketogenic diet was discovered by Victorian funeral director William Banting who accidentally came across it in 1860. However, it didn’t gain notoriety until the 1920s, when it became a successful tool for epilepsy therapy. Today, the keto diet is one of the most popular regimes, thanks to high-profile celebrity diets and now the celebrities that boast about its astonishing results.

Images of celebrities weight loss transformations have been plastered online for years. But in recent times, many of them have been crediting keto for their new looks. Find out which celebrities turned to keto to reach their health goals.


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55-year-old Halle Berry is no stranger to eliminating unhealthy food. After being diagnosed with diabetes at 22, the Academy Award-winning actress cut out sugar to manage her health condition. After adopting a no processed carbs and sugar regime, she eventually turned to keto to maintain a healthy lifestyle. In her weekly #FitnessFriday Instagram post, she raves about how being on a keto diet plan changed her life for the better.



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After becoming a mother, 35-year old Megan Fox turned to the keto diet to regain her old physique. The Transformer movie star went on a strict low-carb diet that involved no cheat days and long walks to maintain her appearance. In a past interview with E! Online, she even vowed to “never eat bread again,” referring to how she goes cold turkey when she’s committed to achieving a goal.



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NBA player LeBron James jumped on the keto diet back in 2014, but not for aesthetic reasons. He told Sports Illustrated that the change, which involved cutting out sugar, dairy, and carbs for 67 days, was a mental challenge. Though he gained the weight back to help him on the basketball court, the four-time MVP stated that “his body felt so good” when on keto.



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Vinny Guadagnino first rose to fame in 2009 when he became a part of the cast of MTV’s Jersey Shore. The reality TV personality has lost over 50 lbs [22.6 kg] in the past seven years by following the keto diet and has even released a keto cookbook to help others lose weight. The book includes keto-friendly recipes that pay homage to his Italian background.




Former High School Musical star Vanessa Hudgens is no stranger to diets. After putting on weight for her role in Gimme Shelter, she combined a workout routine with a low-carb diet to shed 20 pounds [13.6 kg]. Since then, the 30-year old actress has been jumping between the keto diet and intermittent fasting to maintain her frame.




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After three kids and several life changes, former adult actress Jenna Jameson gained weight that she eventually lost after switching to the keto diet and intermittent fasting. While she’s lost over 80 lbs [36.2 kg] so far, she’s been very transparent about her relapse on her Instagram page, sharing the reality of weight gain postpartum.


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Being a world-known supermodel comes with eating restrictions as you have to maintain your appearance for the job. For Adriana Lima, that meant cutting out carbs completely, especially when preparing for a Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show. She credits her low-carb diet and her nutritionist, who helps her maintain her slender physique, stating that she “feels much healthier” since starting keto.




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