Kim's trainer tells Now exclusively about her new regime

Kim Kardashian is hitting the headlines again with her babe-o-licious curves – but there’s something different about Ms K these days.

‘She’s happy,’ confides a close friend.

‘She’s about to turn 30 and has found the self-acceptance that comes with that age.’

Following her split with her long-term love, American football player Reggie Bush, in March, Kim‘s weight plummeted.

Six months on, she’s back on the singles scene, having just split from American footballer Miles Austin following a three-month romance – and has changed her diet rules.

Kim was killing herself trying to be a size 0,’ the source tells Now.

‘She was obsessively counting every calorie, doing insane amounts of cardio and taking diet supplements.

‘Then she realised: I’m not meant to be a size 0 and I look better if I’m not.”

Her personal trainer Gunnar Peterson agrees.

Kim eats real food.

‘She eats carbs and some sugar but she doesn’t do it after 7pm – that’s her secret.

‘And she loves her workouts – we were out training this morning at 8am!’

Our source adds: ‘Her new diet isn’t about fitting into some ideal.

‘If she wants chocolate, she’ll have it.

‘That’s why she looks so good – she’s being gentle on herself.’

See new pictures of shapely Kim Kardashian in Now magazine dated 4 October 2010 – out now!

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