She just turned 47 and is about to have her second baby. But former Bond girl Halle Berry has an age-defying body that she reportedly keeps trim by following a clean eating plan. The diet shuns processed foods, alcohol and sugar and focuses on lean protein, fresh produce and whole grains.
Cut the C.R.A.P – caffeine, refined foods, alcohol and artificial sugars and processed foods. That’s what personal trainer James Duigan told Elle Macpherson to eliminate in order to keep her figure in tiptop shape. Obviously pleased, the 49-year-old former model says she “wouldn’t trust anyone else” in the world with maintaining her legendary body.
Pink, 33, lost an impressive 55 pounds after giving birth to her daughter Willow Sage two years ago. She told Cosmopolitan that she did it by following a mostly vegan diet, although she occasionally eats chicken and fish. That – and working out six days a week – gives the singer her rock-hard abs.
It’s no secret that over the last few years Kelly Osbourne has lost an astounding 70 pounds, turning the former chubby TV presenter into a svelte young woman. In May the 28-year-old told Self that she keeps the pounds at bay by eating her “fattiest meal” in the morning. She said: “If I’m craving pizza, I’ll have it for breakfast.”
Three months after giving birth to daughter Blue Ivy last year Mrs. Carter took to the stage 57 pounds lighter. The singer said that a “very low-calorie diet” helped her stay on track. Beyoncé told Shape: “I stayed away from red meat…ate a lot of fish, replaced pasta and rice with quinoa.”
The supermodel’s key to losing her pregnancy weight is simple – don’t gain so much in the first place. Gisele Bündchen ruffled a few feathers back in 2010 shortly after giving birth to her baby Benjamin. The Brazilian model, who put on 30 pounds while carrying her first child, told Vogue: “I think a lot of people get pregnant and decide they can turn into garbage disposals.”
For Miranda Kerr maintaining her svelte physique is a breeze because she loves eating healthy food. The 30-year-old mother-of-one once said: “I predominantly eat organic when I can… I love spinach, avocado, lots of greens and broccoli.”
The Weight Watchers spokeswoman lost a massive 80-plus pounds following the plan. Jennifer Hudson, 31, says the fact that the diet – which gives foods a “points” value – allows her to eat whatever she wants and keeps her on track. She told The Huffington Post: “I’m a huge fan of the Snickers ice cream bars, because it’s only five points.”
Giving in to her cravings and not avoiding food groups are two ways that Jennifer Garner keeps slim. The 41-year-old mom-of-three once told OK: “It took me years to learn to just have a couple of bites. Once I started I would gobble it all up. Now I can open a tub of ice cream and just have a bite.”
Celebrity personal trainer David Kirsch is the man who got Heidi Klum, 40, back on the Victoria’s Secret runway in 2005 weeks after she gave birth to her second child Henry. According to People the low-carb plan involved a protein shake for breakfast, broccoli, chicken and salad for lunch, a cup of turkey chili for dinner and a handful of almonds in between.
For reality TV star Khloe Kardashian the secret behind her recent slimmer physique is moderation. The self-confessed foodie told EOnline.com: “I won’t deprive myself because I used to be on diets and I’d never last…so I just try to be more aware of what I’m eating and…in moderation.”
Her four children include a teen and a toddler but 39-year-old Victoria Beckham is still pencil slim. In a tweet earlier this year she revealed she loves Honestly Healthy a cookbook co-written by Natasha Corrett, Sienna Miller’s stepsister. The plan is an alkaline-based diet that shuns acidic foods such as oats, milk, chicken and rhubarb.
She may be the face of Jenny Craig in Australia but mom-of-three Mel B says it’s not her only weight loss secret weapon. She told U.K. magazine Now that her trainer makes her eat salmon. The 38-year-old said: “I hate it…but I lost 10 pounds and a lot of inches in a little over a week.”
At 47 she looks virtually no different than she did 20 years ago. To keep the pounds at bay, Cindy Crawford reportedly follows The Zone Diet. Fans of the plan eat small meals of 40 percent protein, 30 percent carbs and 30 percent healthy fats.
Celebrity trainer Ramona Braganza has been working with Jessica Alba since the actress was a teen. She makes her clients focus on three numbers – 3-2-1. Braganza told Self: “The 3-2-1 rule means three meals, two snacks and a minimum of one liter of water daily.”
The We’re The Millers actress recently revealed how she streamlined her diet to prep for the stripper pole in her latest movie. Jennifer Aniston, 44, told Access Hollywood that she ate “greens and vegetables and lean proteins and kale.”
The On The 6 singer has reportedly been on the 5:2 diet. According to Now, Jennifer Lopez followed The Fast Diet when prepping for a performance on Britain’s Got Talent earlier this year. The plan involves eating normally five days a week and fasting – eating just 500 calories daily – on the other two.
Back in college Maria Menounos was a size 14. But the TV presenter, now 35, got down to a size 4 by devising her own plan, eating in moderation. Her secret weapons included drinking lots of water and eating spicy food, which she told TODAY “burns fat.”
In a 2011 interview with Shape, Julianne Hough revealed that when it comes to dieting her secret is that she doesn’t diet at all. The 25-year-old Rock of Ages star said: “I pretty much eat what I want. My trick is to stop as soon as I’m full.”
The Modern Family actress has a refreshing approach to food. Sofia Vergara, 41, told the New York Times that, while she loves salads she also loves desserts. She says: “I try to eat healthy during the day so that when I go to dinner I can kind of eat whatever I want.”
Pippa Middleton is reportedly a fan of The Dukan Diet, which she is rumored to have followed in the run-up to the 2011 Royal wedding. Devised by French doctor Pierre Dukan it’s a high-protein, low-fat and low-carb plan broken down into four phases that promises speedy weight loss.
According to the Good Girl Gone Bad Rihanna, The Five Factor Diet was so successful that after slimming down last year she struggled to stem her weight loss. Created by celebrity trainer Harley Pasternak, it involves eating five well-balanced meals a day and exercising five days a week, doing five different exercises for five minutes at a time.
This Skinnygirl has a plethora of weight loss tips and she even advocates having chocolate cake if you “really, really want it.” Bethenny Frankel told Shape: “Your diet is your bank account...If you have something in the morning that is not ideal then have something at lunch that is more ideal.”
Oscar-winner Gwyneth Paltrow fancies herself a bit of a health guru. And when it comes to food she claims the Clean Program – devised by Dr Alejandro Junger – keeps her trim. She follows the detox a few times a year cutting out “dairy, sugar, gluten, anything processed.”
Fans expecting some sort of magic weight loss formula from the super fit Gwen Stefani were disappointed back in 2012. In an interview with Harper’s Bazaar, the No Doubt front woman said: “There is no secret: You just have to eat healthy, work out and torture yourself.”