Archive for the ‘ Celebrity Lifestyle ’ Category

Saturday, January 26th, 2013

Weight watching and dieting is all part of today’s modern lifestyle. The role played by celebrities has an impact on our life. Beautiful, slim cinema or television stars and

Jennifer Anniston is a fan of the Atkins diet

celebrity singers are admired and emulated. How they try to keep their bodies beautiful often results in fashionable diets. Celebrity names are often linked to the latest diet fad, some seem sensible and safe weight loss diets but some are just weird.

The Atkins diet is a high protein and fat diet, with hardly any carbohydrates. This well publicised diet was criticised for its high fat content but became a popular choice for dieters who wanted rapid weight loss. Many celebrities, including Jennifer Aniston and Jennifer Lopez, praise this diet.

Beyonce has given her vote to the drastic Master Cleanse diet. This detox diet lasts 10 day with the dieter consuming determined drinks. Large volumes of water, fibre and some raw vegetables are used to cleanse the body and cause weight loss.

The 5 Factor Diet involves 5 dishes of 5 select ingredients being rotated through out the day. Each dish takes 5 minutes to prepare and 5 minutes to cook. A complementary exercise programme of 5 sets of 5 minute exercises for 5 days is recommended. Jessica Simpson is reportedly a follower of this diet.

Celebrity Oprah Winfrey is a fan of Bob Greene’s Good Life Diet. This diet is based on lean protein, healthy carbohydrates and moderate amounts of fat. Emphasis is put on the timing and spacing of the meals through out the day. A healthy exercise schedule should be included. Oprah has co written a book with Greene to encourage other dieters to join in.

The South Beach Diet is actually a commercial brand name. Although this promotes frozen food and snack products, the step by step eating plan recommends lots of fresh fruits and vegetable, seafood and lean proteins. Bill Clinton’s name is associated with this diet.

Monday, September 24th, 2012

When you see pictures of celebrities in magazines online, it is hard not to feel envious of their slim figures. Although many celebrities claim they are able to maintain a great

Celebrity Diets That Work

Beyonce lost 20lbs on the Master Cleanse

body shape by exercising and eating properly, the truth is that many stars try some rather strange diets in order to keep in shape.

The lemonade diet, also known as the Maple Syrup Diet or the Master Cleanse was created in the mid-1950s by a naturopath from California. He was considered to be a bit of a quack at the time, but he claimed the lemonade diet could cure many health issues including cancer. The Master Cleanse involves drinking a drink of fresh lemon juice, water, maple syrup and cayenne pepper for a period of 10 days. No food should be eaten at all, and for several days before starting the diet and after completing it you are advised to only drink fresh raw fruit juice.

When singer and actress Beyonce lost 20lbs for her role in the film “Dream Girls” she followed the lemonade diet to lose weight and get in shape. This led to renewed interest in the diet, and now many people swear by it as a means of losing weight and also to improve health.

Dr Joshi’s 21 Day detox diet is popular with several Hollywood celebs including Gwyneth Paltrow and Kate Blanchett. British supermodel Kate Moss is also said to be a fan of this diet. During the 21 day diet, red meat, dairy, many fruits, alcohol, potatoes, spreads, coffee and a number of other foods are off bounds. Basically all that is left is fresh raw salad greens, most vegetables, low-sugar fruits, tofu and fish. Dieters must drink 2 litres of water a day and chew their food 12 times before swallowing.

It is said that Angelina Jolie and Jennifer Lopez are fans of the three-hour diet. This diet is the brainchild of Jorge Cruise who is author of many keep fit books as well as working as a personal celebrity trainer. Cruise states you must eat a meal of limited proportions which includes carbs and protein and a very small amount of fat, every three hours.

Madonna and Gwyneth Paltrow are fans of the Macrobiotic diet. This was originally brought to the US from Japan, and dieters may eat a combination of vegetables, fruit, whole grains and soy products. The Macrobiotic diet is low in fat but high in fibre.