Kimkins – Buyer Beware!! Your health is at Risk!

ugly1.jpgThis story is about a woman who decided to scam innocent desperate people out of their hard earned money by promoting a diet based on lies and deception. Heidi Kimberly Diaz aka Kimmer of started a website using her own success as the entire basis for the promotion of her site.  She claimed to have lost 198 pounds in 11 short months by eating low carb, low fat and low calories.  She claimed to have figured out what others couldn’t in her quest to lose weight.  And one day, she decided to charge money for her “knowledge”.  Those desperate people lined up to pay the price. Little did they know what a price they would pay.


The problem with her plan was that there was no success! She hadn’t lost 198 lbs in 11 months and she made up the 20 or so other success stories that she proudly plastered all over the front page of her website.  These other “success stories” or “before & after photos” were all actually pictures that Heidi (Kimmer) Diaz had stolen from Russian mail order Bride sites and called them her own followers.  She made up story after story for these so called successes with the intent to tempt innocent overweight victims into joining her website at a fee of $59.95  for a life time membership.  A lifetime membership that she has repeatedly reneged on time after time. She has banned members for questioning her before and after photos and for asking for proof that her diet is safe.

She also hadn’t ever lost the weight she claimed to have lost.  This was proven by a private investigator hired by her former partner which proved that Heidi was and still is extremely obese. This is the reason she had to steal pictures from other websites and call them her own.  Because no one in their right mind would have followed her advice on weight loss had they known what she looked like. 

Heidi found big success when she (Russian mail order Bride picture) and her diet was published on the cover of Woman’s World magazine in June 2007.  This story brought tens of thousands of new members to her site alone.  Woman’s World Magazine was scammed too. 

Innocent victims joined her site with hopes of fast weight loss in a healthy way. And soon found out that the diet was so extreme it was almost impossible to follow.  When members had trouble losing, Kimmer would say, cut the carbs and fat more and make sure you are measuring that lettuce.  Go lower and lower with your calories and if you’re not losing, you must not be following the plan as written.  “If you tweak it, it’s not Kimkins” was her motto.

Heidi would belittle and scorn those that had trouble following her diet which often added up to less than 500 calories a day.  She told members to take laxatives daily to help with “potty problems” because fiber is forbidden (or at least extremely limited). She made people feel like failures for not being able to stick to her diet. All the while, knowing that she herself hadn’t done it. 

People (members) started getting sick.  They had heart palpitations and dizzy spells, their hair started falling out by the handfuls and when they realized that it might have something to do with their diet and started asking questions and asking for help, they were immediately banned from her site without a refund for their “lifetime membership”.  Once away from that site most tried to add healthy foods back into their diets and promptly found that they either gained all the weight back and more or they found it almost impossible to look at food in a healthy way.  Eating disorders abound with former Kimkins members and many have a very long road ahead of them before they will ever be considered “healthy” again, if at all. Metabolisms are shot, Thyroids dysfunctional, and Kimmer is still out there pushing her diet and collecting that $59.95 anywhere she can.

This is in spite of the fact that a lawsuit has been filed in the State of California and her assets and bank accounts have been frozen, she is asking for checks and accepting credit cards at her site right now.  Her Paypal account (which has been frozen) showed a total of 1.2 million dollars for one month’s time.  Her site has been operating since June 2006.  She has recently paid Cash for a $400,000 house and two vehicles.  So, as you can see, she has scammed many.
Furthermore, Heidi Diaz aka Kimmer collected money from her members by starting a weight loss challenge on her site to raise money for her “foster kids” – (which, according to the State of California is illegal) She has claimed to have a house full of foster kids throughout the years.  However, no one at the foster care agency in the State of California was able to confirm that she has had any kids in her care for many years.  More lies.  More fraud.

As you can probably see by now, Heidi Kimberly Diaz – aka Kimmer – Owner and Founder of is a scam artist and a fraud and needs to be stopped and brought to justice for the crimes she has committed.  She is dangerous, calculating, and doesn’t care about anyone but herself and the money she can make scamming people.  Her own relatives have admitted to the fact that this is not the first scam for Heidi, she has been scamming people for years.  She is a lying, liar that lies every chance she gets.

Thankfully, there are many dedicated folks on the world wide web right now fighting the good fight to help bring Heidi to justice.  Bloggers and websites are popping up daily in an effort to bring her and her site down.  I am proud to be rubbing virtual elbows with this type of group.  They/we care about people and their health and our only agenda is to stop Heidi from hurting anyone else.  Please help us in our effort!!

Buyer Beware!!   Your health is at risk!

* If you have been a victim of the Kimkins scam, please consider joining the lawsuit at


10 Responses to “Kimkins – Buyer Beware!! Your health is at Risk!”

  1. Great post. I think it’s good to recap the Kimkins story for new people coming in after the holidays. I’m sure there are many that haven’t heard anything about Kimkins or the scam.

  2. Great post, MJR!

    Thank you for blogging about the dangers of the Kimkins starvation diet.

    As the New Year approaches, more and more people will be looking for ways to lose weight, and it’s so important that they be made aware that the Kimkins diet will lead them down a deadly path.

  3. ohyeahbabe Says:

    Great post! Thank you so much for doing it!

    Say no to Kimkins!
    Friends don’t let friends do the Kimkins Diet!

  4. Kimkins is a Scam!! If your looking for a weight loss plan in 2008…do NOT do Kimkins!! Please do your research.

    Great blog…everyone needs to be reminded of why we are here fighting this scam!

  5. Great post!

    Considering the Kimkins diet? Read this first: Kimkins Diet Scam Update.

    Kimkins members may join the Kimkins lawsuit! Here is a video that explains how easy it is to join the Kimkins lawsuit.

  6. kimkinscam Says:

    Thanks guys,
    I’m just learning how to do this blog thing. It’s a learning process. I think it’s so important to get the word out and I’m learning a lot in the process. Thanks for all your help. It is certainly needed and appreciated!

  7. Keep your $80 folks! Kimkins is a rip off. You can get all the info and support you need for free!

  8. 2big4mysize Says:

    thanks for adding me to your blog roll. I just found you and added you.

    thanks for writing about the dangers of and Kimmer

  9. All we can do is keep spreading the word about the dangers of Thanks for your support!!

  10. honeybeesblog Says:

    HI MJR-
    I am sorry I haven’t been by before now! Great layout and thank you for helping get information out about the Kimkins Diet scam.
    Happy New Year!

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