Sofia Vergara Is Red-Hot at 44: Her Low-Carb Diet and Pilates Workout Secrets

Sofia Vergara Is Red-Hot at 44: Her Low-Carb Diet and Pilates Workout Secrets
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Sofia Vergara’s fitness secrets are a low-carb diet and Pilates workouts. (Davis, Kambouris/Getty Images, Shape)

Sofia Vergara is red-hot at 44, thanks to a low-carb diet and Pilates workouts.

Vergara was a goddess in a form-fitting Donna Karan Atelier dress at the 2015 Screen Actors Guild Awards, which she attended with fiance Joe Manganiello.

Sofia’s hit TV series, Modern Family, was nominated for Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a comedy series, but lost to the cast of Orange Is the New Black.

Despite the loss, Vergara was thrilled to be at the SAG Awards with fiance Manganiello, who looked dapper in a slim-fitting tuxedo.

Sofia, who has a family history of diabetes, was diagnosed with thyroid cancer in 2000, as Celebrity Health Fitness has reported.

In 2001, she got surgery to remove her thyroid and underwent radioactive iodine therapy. Sofia-Vergara-Bikini diet exerciseVergara has been cancer-free since 2002 but takes a thyroid hormone pill every day, watches her diet and exercises regularly.

Sofia’s bikini body fitness secrets are a low carb diet and Pilates workouts.

Low-carb diets promote effortless weight loss by forcing the body to burn fat for fuel, said Dr. Jeff Volek, author of The Art and Science of Low Carbohydrate Living.

Low carb diets also prevent diabetes and cancer by reducing the blood-sugar spikes that fuel weight gain and disease, said obesity expert Dr. Eric Westman, co-author of Keto Clarity.

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Joe Manganiello stays fit with a low-carb Paleo-style diet and CrossFit workouts.

Sofia, who previously joked that “turning 40 was horrible,” has no intention of giving up her sex-symbol status anytime soon.

Vergara follows a healthy low-carb diet, doesn’t eat red meat, and limits her alcohol and sugar intake. She also exercises several days a week doing Pilates workouts, spinning and strength-training.

Sofia is dating Joe Manganiello, whose fitness secrets are a low-carb Paleo diet and CrossFit workouts. Manganiello revealed his Paleo diet, exercise routine and success secrets in his bestselling book, Evolution.

Related: Joe Manganiello reveals diet and workout tips

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