Paltrow struggled to lose post-baby weight

Actress Gwyneth Paltrow hated her post-pregnancy figure following the birth of her son Moses, and struggled for months to rid her body of the extra baby weight.

The actress gave birth to her second child with Coldplay rocker Chris Martin in April 2006, but she admits she faced a hard battle to regain her slender figure after her son was born.

In a candid interview with V magazine, Paltrow revealed: "I didn't mind the big boobs. But I hated the stomach roll, the back fat and the post-pregnant butt. And it was so hard to get rid of. Especially the final 20 pounds."

Paltrow confesses her pregnancy cravings for junk food prompted her to ditch her strict macrobiotic diet.

"I wanted French fries, grilled cheese and yoghurt, so it kind of went out the window," she said. "I couldn't look at brown rice - it made me throw up."

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