Chaz Bono On 60-Pound Weight Loss: 'Diets Don't Work'

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"Meats and vegetables and fruits are my diet," Cher's son Chaz Bono says of his new eating healthy routine.

Chaz Bono has gone through many body transformations.

But Cher's 44-year-old son's latest look is a much slimmer frame —  60 pounds lighter, to be exact.

"I've just changed the way I eat," he told People at the  GLAAD Media Awards on Saturday . "Diets don't work. You just have to change what you eat, and I have." 

For Bono, that has meant  "I really avoid grains and starches, so meats and vegetables and fruits are my diet. I make them all different ways to keep it interesting."

Bono used the  Freshology  delivered-meal plan to achieve his initial weight loss, but now, he says  "I cook a lot of different stuff."

As for his work out routine, the former "Dancing with the Stars" contestant  says  "I still enjoy dancing. I still take classes." He also added that he does regular  martial arts training.

Bono elaborated on his diet and fitness regimen on Twitter:

What's worked for me is, no sugar, no grains, no dairy except goat cheese, no white starches, portion control, and high intensity workouts.

— Chaz Bono (@ChazBono) April 8, 2013

I find it so ironic that I'm getting tweets from folks asking me for diet advice. It's not about dieting, it's changing eating habits 4ever.

— Chaz Bono (@ChazBono) April 8, 2013

Thanks for all the congratulatory tweets about my weight loss. If I can change my diet, giving up grains, sugar, and dairy, anyone can!

— Chaz Bono (@ChazBono) April 24, 2013

Here's what Chaz Bono looked like at the GLAAD Media Awards in 2012:

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And here's Bono's 60-pound lighter frame at this weekend's GLAAD Media Awards:

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