PIC: Bikini-Clad Padma Lakshmi, 40, Flaunts Trim Post-Baby Body

Celebrity Body Feb. 22, 2011 AT 6:22PM
PIC: Bikini-Clad Padma Lakshmi, 40, Flaunts Trim Post-Baby Body Credit: Albert Michael/startraksphoto.com

Hot mama!

One year after giving birth to daughter Krishna Thea, Top Chef host Padma Lakshmi flaunted her fit post-baby bod in a tiny two-piece while vacationing in the Bahamas Sunday.

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"I drink a ton of water," she told UsMagazine.com at the True Grit premiere in NYC last December. "Water really flushes everything out."

Lakshmi, who's currently in the midst of a nasty custody battle with venture capitalist Adam Dell, also offered some sage advice for other moms struggling to shed the last few pregnancy pounds.

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"Just try to enjoy the food but don't overdo it," she said. "Be healthy. Your body will thank you."

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