Body transformations and weight loss for the average individual can seem to take forever, but celebrities don’t have that luxury.

Their livelihoods depend upon them looking a certain way, whether it’s gaining weight, losing weight, or getting more muscular.

People have been borrowing the secrets of celebrities for decades to improve their hair, makeup and weight control.

For men or women who want to want to make a change in their size or shape, some of the top stars in Hollywood are a good place to seek advice and inspiration.

1. Melissa McCarthy

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For the fabulously funny Melissa McCarthy, her weight loss was a combination of high protein to feel full longer and carbs in moderation.

She added a supplement of garcinia cambogia to help control appetite and boost the body’s ability to burn fat.

2. Khloe Kardashian

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Tired of being known as the “fat sister,” Khloe Kardashian took matters into her own hands following the dissolution of her marriage.

To reshape her body, Khloe utilized a combination of yoga, brain calming techniques, and exercise to eliminate negative energy, reshape her body, and her life.

3. Jennifer Hudson

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Songstress Jennifer Hudson lost the excess weight on her own to bring a sense of balance and wellbeing to mind and body.

She noted that people have to lose weight because they want to and they’re ready to put in the work, not because of what others say or think.

4. Christina Aguilera.

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Another notable singer, Christina Aguilera, couldn’t lose the baby weight after the birth of her second child and at one time was carrying almost 200 lbs.

on her petite 5’1” frame. Her weight loss plan eliminated fast foods and relied heavily on vegetables, fruit, and lean meat and fish.

5. Mama June

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Star of the hit reality show, Honey Boo Boo, Mama June completely changed her eating habits, cutting back significantly on carbs and sugary soft drinks.

She’s eating more baked foods and snacking on healthy alternatives that include fruits and cheese.

6. Gabourey Sidibe

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Empire star, Gabourey Sidibe, opted for laproscopic bariatric surgery after years of being bullied about her weight; struggling with traditional weight loss methods; ongoing battles with anxiety, bulimia and depression; and being diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes.

7. Rebel Wilson

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Actress, producer and writer, Rebel Wilson, has been very open about her battle with weight and shared her weight loss progress with fans on Instagram.

The Pitch Perfect star engaged in a Ranch 4.0 challenge that utilized hiking, jogging and hiking, activities she’s continued to pursue.

Celebrities have been utilizing their available resources to lose weight for decades and many of those same options are now available to the average person.

Before embarking on any weight loss method, it’s essential to consult with a physician who is a weight loss specialist for optimal success.