Have you ever wondered how Brooklyn Decker eats to maintain her swimsuit model figure? Or Jennifer Lopez… or the über buff Chris Hemsworth? The answer: with help. Yes, I’m sure good genes come into play, but these A-listers have the help of nutritionists. Big time! In fact, the nutritionists who dish out the food advice are fast becoming almost as famous as the celebs themselves. Clients pay upwards of $20,000 a year to have these food gurus on speed dial. Here’s an inside look at 3 celebrity nutritionists and their look-good food advice free of charge!
The Nutritionist: Christine Avanti
Celeb clients: Chelsea Handler, Brooklyn Decker, Audrina Patridge, Giuliana Rancic,
Books: Skinny Chicks Eat Read Food
Food philosophy: Stop dieting and eat more! Sounds like a gimmick, but it is in fact true. Instead of chemical-laden, prepackaged “diet” foods, Christine says to fill your fridge and tummy with whole foods that are full of flavor. For example, snack on a Honeycrisp apple with natural peanut butter instead of “fake food” like a 100-calorie snack pack.
Stay-slim tip: Eat coconut oil. You can burn more calories digesting it than eating it!
The Nutritionist: Kimberly Snyder
Celeb clients: Fergie, Drew Barrymore, Chris Hemsworth, Channing Tatum
Books: The Beauty Detox Foods
Food philosophy: The name of the game here is nourishment. No counting calories, no bland boring foods. Kimberly believes health is synonymous with beauty. Feast on fresh, delicious, filling foods so amped up with vitamins and minerals that not only will your waist notice the difference, so will your skin and hair (eg: celery erases under-eye circles, apple cider vinegar clears skin).
Stay-slim tip: Have a green veggie smoothie a day!
The Nutritionist: Keri Glassman
Celeb clients: Jennifer Lopez, Jennifer Aniston
Books: The New You (And Improved) Diet
Food philosophy: No starving yourself! Glassman isn’t a fan of fasting. She advocates whole foods that are nutrient dense and antioxidant rich. But it’s not all about eating: more sleep, less stress and staying hydrated also come into play.
Stay-slim tip: Track your hunger and fullness on a scale from 1 to 10 to avoid eating mindlessly.