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Kim Kardashian, Sharon Osbourne And More: Is The Atkins Diet Making A Comeback? (Photos)

Let’s face it — people like to keep fit, look good, and feel good about themselves and that is something that will never go out of style. And of course, it sure doesn’t hurt when you have a celebrity name-dropping and hawking your diet program, too. If you look at someone like Sharon Osbourne or Kim Kardashian, whatever the reality star is tweeting, hawking, promoting, or even talking about, the product either flies off the shelves or sells out in minutes. I guess you can call it the Kim Kardashian effect, and she’s doing it once again.

Sharon recently celebrated her one-year anniversary with the Atkins diet (where she lost 23 pounds), while Kim admitted that she, too, is on the diet to help shed those post-baby pounds after having given birth to her daughter North West. It looks like the popular no-carbs diet is definitely making a comeback.

A decade ago, the no carb/high protein Atkins was the most popular diet in Hollywood, with celebrity followers including Jennifer Aniston and Renee Zellweger. Now Atkins is back, new and improved and with more varied foods on the menu. Dieters can include healthy carbs such as wholegrain bread, brown rice, pasta, and fruit. Jennifer is believed to be a fan of the more relaxed Atkins lite.

Check out our photos below of other celebrities who live by Atkins, including Sharon, Courtney Thorne-Smith, and more, and let us know what you think! Are you a fan of the diet?

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  • Kim Kardashian 2 of 10
    Kim Kardashian out and about during Paris Fashion Week 2013 in Paris

    Kim Kardashian has recently revealed on Twitter that she is using the Atkins diet to help her lose her post-baby pounds.

    Source via Twitter

  • Sharon Osbourne 3 of 10
    Sharon Osbourne seen arriving at the launch of the new series of the X Factor in London

    Sharon tells Babble exclusively: "I just celebrated my one year anniversary on Atkins! I lost 23 lbs. in 6 weeks and have kept it off one year later. I feel healthier than ever, with tons of energy and can even keep up with my first grandchild who I adore very much! It has been a great journey so far on the diet."

    Source via Babble

  • Catherine Zeta-Jones 4 of 10
    Catherine Zeta-Jones attending the premiere of 'Side Effects' held at the AMC Lincoln Square Theatre in New York City

    With Catherine Zeta-Jones, the diet helped her lose her baby weight after her two pregnancies by turning to low-carbohydrate and high protein foods such as lean meats, fish, and veggies to help get her stunning figure back.

    Source via Yahoo

  • Robbie Williams 5 of 10
    Singer Robbie Williams joins performers on stage at the Dutch "VOf Hollandlland" reality competition

    Robbie Williams also struggled to keep his weight in check for years, but thanks to the Atkins diet, he cut out the carbs and found himself with a much trimmer waistline. 

    Source via BBC

  • Demi Moore 6 of 10
    Demi Moore attends the premiere of "Five" at the Skylight Soho Theater in New York

    Demi Moore, who has also seen better days with her frame, was a big fan of the Atkins diet while she was still married to Ashton Kutcher.

    Source via BBC

  • Jennifer Aniston 7 of 10
    Jennifer Aniston looks stylish in an all black outfit as she attends the premiere of "Five" at the Skylight Soho Theater in New York

    Jennifer Aniston has perhaps the most-talked about body in the celebrity world. The actress has always maintained a healthy, toned physique and can thank the Atkins diet for making it recognizable to viewers during her Friends days.

    Source via BBC

  • Geri Haliwell 8 of 10
    "Spice Girl" Geri Halliwell sports a cute mini kilt as she leaves her London home

    Remember Spice Girl Geri Halliwell back in the early 2000s? The British singer ditched her rail-thin look and adopted a healthier approach by working out and planning her meals with Atkins.

    Source via BBC

  • Renee Zellweger 9 of 10
    Renee Zellweger leaves the Carlyle Hotel on her way to the 2011 Metropolitan Costume Institute Gala

    Although she binged to gain weight for her role in the Bridget Jones movies, Renee Zellweger whipped her body back into shape with the Atkins Diet, too.

    Source via the Daily Mirror

  • Courtney Thorne-Smith 10 of 10
    The John Varvatos 7th Annual Stuart House Benefit

    Courtney was a spokesperson for the Atkins diet as well. She says: But in my experience I noticed that the people who were in good shape all had the same lifestyle that included cutting carbs and eating lots of protein. Of course, they didn't necessarily call it Atkins. When I finally went back and read the Atkins book, I was able to figure out what I needed to eat in order to be my own food judge. I eat a plant-based diet, and no starch or sugar. Of course, like on my son's first birthday, I had a piece of cake -- it's just a rare treat -- so to balance it out, I won't have as much fruit the next day.

    Source via That's Fit

Disclaimer: Should you have any healthcare-related questions, please call or see your physician or other healthcare provider. Consult your physician or health care provider before beginning the Atkins Diet as you would any other weight loss or weight maintenance program. The weight loss phases of the Atkins Diet should not be used by persons on dialysis or by pregnant or nursing women.

Photos via PacificCoastNews.com

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