Slim like a Star: the Best Celebrity Diet Books ...

Many celebrities are happy to endorse products and many have fitness videos. Surprisingly however, few of them have committed their weight loss or fitness and diet regimes to the published word. That make celebrity diet book stand out among those penned by fitness gurus, personal trainers and diet experts.

1. The Body Book by Cameron Diaz

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I think we can all agree that Cameron Diaz still looks as great now as she did in The Mask, and good news for us, she has detailed exactly what it takes to maintain a figure like that in her new book The Body Book. A runaway best seller, the book is full of useful tips and healthy recipes.

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2. The Kind Diet by Alicia Silverstone

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Alicia Silverstone is best known for her iconic performance in the 90s classic Clueless, as well as other big roles in movies and on television, but something the actress has become interested in over the last few years is the benefits of a vegan diet. Her book The Kind Diet is full of wonderful recipes for people who want to give being vegan a try, and if I can look anything like Alicia, then I’m all for it!

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3. Audrey at Home: Memories of My Mother’s Kitchen by Luca Dotti

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So it’s not a dieting book per se but this book is an absolute charm. Actress Audrey Hepburn was always renowned for her fantastically slim figure, even in her old age, and this wonderful book by her son Luca combines stories, anecdotes, pieces of advice and, most importantly, recipes that he says his mother used to love to cook and went some way to helping her maintain a balanced diet throughout her life.

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4. Extra Lean by Mario Lopez

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He was the object of all of your affections on the 90s when he was playing high school heartthrob Slater in Saved By The Bell, but Mario Lopez did not rest on his laurels after the show finished and dedicated himself to staying fit and healthy. There is no doubt that his lifestyle routine has worked because he doesn’t look a single day older than when the show finished! His book claims that it can teach you how to lose 14 pounds in 14 days.

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5. Multiple Books by Bethenny Frankel

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Bethenny Frankel seems to have carved out something of a niche for herself in the diet and exercise book industry. She currently has three books to her name, Naturally Thin, The Skinnygirl Dish and A Place Of Yes: 10 Rules For Getting Everything You Want Out Of Life. Some people have deemed Bethenny’s weight loss methods somewhat controversial, but there are some things in her books that are worthwhile.

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6. It’s All Good by Gwyneth Paltrow

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Arguably the current queen of celebrities who have released diet books is Gwyneth Paltrow, who seems to be in the news more for her healthy lifestyle these days than for her acting! Her bestselling book - It’s All Good - is full of healthy recipes and advice to make your lifestyle more productive and better for you in the long run.

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7. Elizabeth Takes off by Elizabeth Taylor

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If you want to look to the past for some inspiration, look no further than this book by the late great Elizabeth Taylor. The actress lost a lot of weight over the course of her life, and she details how she did it and just how great it made her feel. A mixture of memoir and lifestyle advice from a true Hollywood legend.

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