While dieting may fall under the list of failed new years resolutions, try making it happen in 2014! With a new slate, take the steps necessary to get your physical, mental and health back in shape. Health experts continue to reveal the dietary secrets to achieving our favorite celebrity figures! Check out the most effective celeb diets that will have you shedding pounds in no time.
1. The Alkaline Diet
Aside from snagging the perfect man, Victoria Beckham has something else we all want—a great figure! Her secret is the same new-veggie alkaline diet that snatched Gwenyth Paltrow, and Jennifer Aniston back into shape. One of the many celeb favorites, this diet involves eating predominately alkaline food in efforts to keep the body’s PH between 7.35 and 7.45, and claims to be able to heal a variety of ailments in addition to losing weight.
Nutritionist therapist, Vicki Edgson, who created the Healthy Alkaline Programme, lists fresh fruit, vegetables, nuts, roots, and legumes, dates, figs, grapefruit, lemon lime, fennel, broccoli, asparagus, artichoke, beetroot, kale, spinach, cauliflower and watercress to be considered the most alkaline food products.
2. The 5-Factor Diet
Some of the most desired bodies in the celebrity world, swear by this diet. Along with Alicia Keys, Eva Mendes and Jessica Simpson have trimmed down by the diet that comes not only from the number of elements each meal should include— complex carbs, fiber, fat, and fluids—but from the recommended five meals a day, with each recipe containing no more than five ingredients, or taking no longer than five minutes to cook and prep.
But just like any effective diet, there is also a five-day exercise plan that consists of five exercises to do for 5 minutes each.
Just before you start thinking this is WAY too meticulous for a weight loss method, the good news is that you are allowed one “cheat day” each week, where you can eat absolutely anything you like.
Whether Rihanna’s flaunting a little black two piece or adding glamour to her red carpet looks, the pop singer always manages to keep her figure up to par. So what’s her secret?
Like many other celebs, Rihanna is a big fan of the Atkins Diet. Atkins is one that is high in protein and fats but low in carbohydrates. Not only will you lose weight, but you will be seeing results in better heart and memory functioning; in addition to other health benefits. Expect to burn the reserved fat in your body by drastically removing all of your addictive carb intake.
To jump start this diet, make sure you read the original book by Robert Atkins himself, or do a little research to thoroughly understand the food choices you’ll be making to drop pounds efficiently.
4. Vegan Diet
While we’re still ruptured in a Beyonce tornado that hit last week, we can’t help but to realize the 32 year old singer is looking better than ever! Recently Beyonce announced that she and her hubby, Jay, would be embarking on a 22-day vegan diet. And typically when celebrities decide to go vegan, we can expect positive outcomes; whether it’s for the sake of adopting a vegan lifestyle for environmental, health or ethical reasons.
If your goal is to achieve a model-thin body then you’re willing to adhere to this hardcore, low-calorie, diet with plenty of high-fiber, natural fruits, soy products, and vegetables, along with certain processed foods. For drinks, stick to water, decaf green tea, and occasionally organic red wine.
5. The M-Diet
The mushroom diet is touted around to be the latest get fit weapon for celebs who want to shed pounds fast, without stripping away their curves. Nicknamed, the M-Diet, praised by Katy Perry, promises to help women lose weight from the problem areas over a 14-day period by replacing one meal a day with mushrooms. By eating mushrooms, it’s likely that less high calorie foods will be consumed throughout the day over all due to the vegetables powerful nutritional values.
The fibre in mushrooms helps with extretion so that not only is your body performing a natural cleanse, but you won’t be so hungry for snacking. Excellent dietary route for improving your skin, hair and nails as mushrooms are high in B vitamins, iron, zinc, which are all the essentials for strength and health.