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Melissa McCarthy 75 Pound Weight Loss At Ghostbusters Premiere Wows

Low Carb Diet And Exercise Fueled Slimdown

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Melissa McCarthy showed off her 75-pound weight loss at the L.A. premiere of ‘Ghostbusters.’ (Photo: Ghostbusters/Instagram)

Melissa McCarthy looked gorgeous in yellow at the Los Angeles premiere of the movie Ghostbusters.

McCarthy smiled broadly as she posed on the red carpet alongside co-stars Kristen Wiig, Leslie Jones and Kate McKinnon.

The all-female comedy is a reboot of the 1984 cult classic “Ghostbusters,” which starred Bill Murray and Dan Akroyd.

Akroyd, who co-wrote the original Ghostbusters, is an executive producer on the 2016 reboot.

At the L.A. premiere, McCarthy wore a form-fitting floral dress that spotlighted her 75-pound weight loss.

The 5-foot-2 Melissa, who once weighed more than 236 pounds, has slimmed down to a trim size 14 during the past few months with diet and exercise.

McCarthy’s weight loss secrets were a low-carb diet and high-intensity interval training (HIIT) workouts, Celebrity Health Fitness reported.

Other celebrities who have lost weight with a low carb diet include Kim Kardashian, who lost 70 pounds in 6 months on Atkins, as TheImproper has reported.

Low carb, high-fat diets such as the ketogenic and Atkins diets promote rapid weight loss by inducing the body to burn fat for fuel, said obesity expert Dr. Eric Westman, co-author of Keto Clarity.

Research shows a low carb diet reverses type 2 diabetes and curbs inflammation a key driver of weight gain, cancer, and dementia, said Dr. Westman.

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Kim Kardashian lost 70 pounds in 6 months with the low-carb Atkins diet. (Photos: Instagram, Celebrity Health Fitness).

Reducing carbs and eating healthy fats accelerates weight loss, suppresses appetite, and boosts energy, said Maria Emmerich, author of Quick & Easy Ketogenic Cooking.

Laura Childs, author of Low Carb High Fat No Hunger Diet, agrees. Laura and her daughter Veronica lost a combined 110 pounds with a low-carb, high-fat ketogenic Paleo diet and feel fantastic, as TheImproper previously reported.

Despite her 75-pound weight loss, Melissa McCarthy is vocal advocate for larger women, saying all women are entitled to wear cute clothes, no matter what their size.

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Melissa McCarthy, who recently lost 75 pounds, models designs from her all-sizes clothing line. (Photos: Instagram, CelebrityHealthFitness)

McCarthy recently launched her all-sizes clothing line called Melissa McCarthy Seven7, which ranges from size 4 to 28.

Melissa says larger women have been marginalized by the fashion industry, so she’s happy to be a voice for them.

“I’ve been every size under the rainbow,” said McCarthy. “I have experience dressing me as a 6, a 12, and more. When you go above a size 12, you don’t lose your love of fashion. I always said, ‘Why can’t I find great stuff?'”





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