The Weird Ways 15 Celebs Stay Skinny

Grapefruit and lemon juice and baby food, oh my

By Evann Gastaldo,  Newser Staff

Posted Dec 29, 2013 1:13 PM CST

(Newser) – Sure, if you want to lose weight you could just eat fewer calories and go to the gym, but what fun would that be? Radar rounds up 30 weird diet and exercise tricks celebrities use to stay thin. Click through the gallery for a sampling, or check out the complete list (including one star whose diet secret involves ... placenta) here.

Gwyneth Paltrow reportedly drinks two liters of water each day ... and goes in for regular colonics.
Gwyneth Paltrow reportedly drinks two liters of water each day ... and goes in for regular colonics.   (Photo by Joel Ryan/Invision/AP)
Megan Fox says she's taken shots of apple cider vinegar before meals because it supposedly aids digestion by flushing out fats in the colon, plus it's said to curb food cravings.
Megan Fox says she's taken shots of apple cider vinegar before meals because it supposedly aids digestion by flushing out fats in the colon, plus it's said to curb food cravings.   (AP Photo/Charles Sykes, File)
Kim Cattrall reportedly ate fish three times a day in an effort to stay slim.
Kim Cattrall reportedly ate fish three times a day in an effort to stay slim.   (AP Photo/Evan Agostini)
Miranda Kerr apparently likes to drizzle coconut oil on her food to keep the pounds at bay.
Miranda Kerr apparently likes to drizzle coconut oil on her food to keep the pounds at bay.   (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP)
Kate Winslet supposedly lost more than 50 pounds by following a diet based on ... the shape of your face.
Kate Winslet supposedly lost more than 50 pounds by following a diet based on ... the shape of your face.   (Photo by Todd Williamson/Invision/AP)
Madonna has supposedly followed the air diet, which involves preparing and smelling food but not actually eating it.
Madonna has supposedly followed the "air diet," which involves preparing and smelling food but not actually eating it.   (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP)
Laura Prepon once admitted to getting an injection of a hormone that’s extracted from the urine of pregnant women that supposedly helps you burn more fat ... as long as you eat 500 calories per day.
Laura Prepon once admitted to getting an injection of "a hormone that’s extracted from the urine of pregnant women" that supposedly helps you burn more fat ... as long as you eat 500 calories per day.   (Photo by Dan Hallman/Invision/AP)
Spice Girl Mel B says she keeps trim by having sex with her husband as many as five times a day.
Spice Girl Mel B says she keeps trim by having sex with her husband as many as five times a day.   (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth)
Kylie Minogue eats a grapefruit before each meal to help with weight loss.
Kylie Minogue eats a grapefruit before each meal to help with weight loss.   (Photo by Victoria Will/Invision/AP)
Christina Aguilera apparently likes a diet that allows you to only eat foods of a certain color each day (so white foods on the first day, red foods on the second day, you get the idea).
Christina Aguilera apparently likes a diet that allows you to only eat foods of a certain color each day (so white foods on the first day, red foods on the second day, you get the idea).   (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP)
Kelly Osbourne likes to munch on pickles while dieting, because they help when you're craving something crunchy like potato chips
Kelly Osbourne likes to munch on pickles while dieting, because they help when you're craving something crunchy like potato chips   (Photo by Dan Steinberg/Invision/AP)
Carmen Electra sniffs grapefruit oil when she feels hungry.
Carmen Electra sniffs grapefruit oil when she feels hungry.   (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP)
Katie Holmes has reportedly subsisted on just carrot soup for breakfast, a yam for lunch, raw broccoli for dinner, and almonds as snacks.
Katie Holmes has reportedly subsisted on just carrot soup for breakfast, a yam for lunch, raw broccoli for dinner, and almonds as snacks.   (PRNewsFoto/Alterna Haircare)
Jennifer Aniston skips breakfast, instead consuming a glass of lemon juice to clear out fat and waste from her system.
Jennifer Aniston skips breakfast, instead consuming a glass of lemon juice to clear out fat and waste from her system.   (Photo by Arthur Mola/Invision/AP)
Reese Witherspoon has supposedly eaten baby food for breakfast and lunch, then a regular dinner.
Reese Witherspoon has supposedly eaten baby food for breakfast and lunch, then a regular dinner.   (AP Photo/Joel Ryan)
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