Padma Lakshmi reveals secret to svelte body

New York: Padma Lakshmi has said that she tries to work out whenever she can.

The cookery show ` Top Chef ` host said that she also carries a jump-rope in her bag, the New York Post reported.

The 42-year-old actress also said that she goes on detox diets, where wheat, red meat, cheese, sweets, alcohol, fried food are not allowed.