Actress and comedian Mo’Nique made a choice to become lighter after she tipped the scale at 262 with a 5-foot-6 frame. Without resorting to gastric bypass surgery (as many celebrities has chosen for a weight loss quick fix), Mo’Nique managed to lose 40 lbs according to Jet Magazine.
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You can find more recent photos of Monique after her 40 pounds weight loss on Freddyo.com
You will be surprised at Monique’s dieting success as if she’s a completely different person.
You are what you eat has many truths. Jessica Alba is a great example of what can be achieved with sensible meal plans and regular exercise.
- Breakfast: oatmeal with berries, and eggs
- Lunch: salad with chicken breast or fish
- Dinner: sushi, or beef, or lean protein
- Snacks: almonds or popcorn
The key is portion control to about 400 calories or less.
If you try this at an all-you-can-eat-buffet, then you have already failed.
Queen Latifah lost 20 pounds with Jenny Craig. She set a goal and followed through to set an example of becoming healthier.
In addition to changing up her food choices, she was at the gym 5-7 days a week actively working out for an hour.
Remember to take care of your body by providing it good healthy food, and less sitting around to watch TV or surf the internet.
Renee Zellweger’s weight loss secret was a spa in California that made every client hike 12-miles a day (that comes out to 3 full hours of non-stop walking). In addition, she would go to the gym for two hours every day.
Her meals consisted of tuna, cold meat, salads and raw vegetables.
She quickly lost over 20 pounds that she had put on for the Bridget Jones’ Diary role. All it takes is discipline and commitment to a goal.
Kim Yu Na employs a 1,200 calorie diet to maintain her weight for peak performances. Yu Na Kim’s diet has been scientifically designed to meet the demands of vigorous training, and to counter fatigue from skating workouts.
- Steam rice and soup (keeps the body properly hydrated throughout the day)
Lunch & Dinner
- Red fruits (strawberries, tomatoes, and cherries)
- Protein-rich vegetables (beans, tofu, and soy milk)
- Avoids meat, and gets protein from fish and vegetables (help to maintain muscular endurance)
Red fruits help to reduce lactic acid in the body during Kim Yu Na’s workouts.
To attain the Kim Yu-Na figure skater’s body, stick to the foods that have been scientifically proven to keep the body fit and trimmed.