Melissa McCarthy Weight Loss 2016 News & Update: Her Secret In Dropping Over 75 Pounds Revealed!

By Kathleen Nava , Updated Sep 29, 2016 08:19 AM EDT

Melissa McCarthy weight loss has been inspirational especially to women who are having troubles with their weight. Melissa McCarthy weight loss is an example that it's never to late to do something about your health. Although it was never her goal to be stick-thin, Melissa McCarthy weight loss definitely surprised everyone when she started losing all the extra lbs. So how did the "Ghostbusters" star achieve her new slimmer figure?

Melissa McCarthy has already lost a whopping 75 pounds but she is not done yet. Although some may think that she's doing it to try to fit in in Hollywood's perception of beauty, Melissa McCarthy weight loss is definitely more than that. The 46-year-old actress, writer, and fashion designer decided to change her lifestyle for her family and her health's sake. Melissa McCarthy weight loss happened not because she wanted to look like the skinny celebrities in Tinseltown, but because she hoped to be a healthier version of herself.


To achieve Melissa McCarthy weight loss, the actress follows a low-carb, high-protein diet, according to Foods 4 Better Health. This specific diet includes Atkins, Paleo, Zone, and ketogenic diets. Melissa McCarthy changed her eating habit to achieve her current smaller figure. She consumes much healthier options like wild fish, turkey, organic egg whites, grilled chicken, and she only eats beef when it is grass-fed.

But watching her portion size and opting for a much healthier alternative, such as egg whites from organic eggs and grass-fed beef, it is still not enough to maintain Melissa McCarthy weight loss. So the actress turned fashion designer has to have an exercise regimen to achieve her healthier self and a slimmer figure. Melissa McCarthy hired a trainer to make sure that she will keep the pounds off. Melissa McCarthy prefers doing martial arts and rowing machine for her high intensity interval-training. The actress also does squats, burpees, and skip ropes that added more to her impressive weight loss journey.

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