Jennifer Aniston Reveals Her Healthy Lifestyle Along with Her Cheat Days Snacks

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Jennifer Aniston has kept her fans wondering how she still has a killer body and a blemish-free complexion in her late 40s. What does Jennifer Aniston eat to keep the aging process at bay and look so great?

Aniston believes a healthy diet is central to a healthy lifestyle and hence follows a strict meal plan.

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Aniston’s Diet Plan

Aniston’s daily diet, ranging from breakfast to lunch to dinner, is high in protein and low in fat.

She follows the Zone diet, designed by Barry Sears, which comprises a 40:30:30 ratio of carbohydrates, protein, and fat. Carbohydrates come from fruits and vegetables, proteins can be obtained from chicken, fish, turkey, eggs, and tofu, and sources of fat include fish oil, avocado, and olive oil.

Here is an example of her eating plan:

Breakfast

Warm lemon water, avocado smoothie, and eggs topped with coconut oil

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Or

Puffed millet cereal with banana

Or

Oatmeal with whipped egg white and whole-wheat bread with apple butter

Lunch

Salad made of cheese, lentils, cucumber, and tomatoes

Or

Celery soup and a salad made of white beans, tomatoes, and parsley, chives, or green onions

Snacks

Apple with almond butter

Dinner

Fish cooked with nuts and steamed green beans

Or

Salmon with asparagus, shallots, and mushrooms

Or

Chicken burrito without cheese or sour cream

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Aniston’s Diet Tips

Here are the diet tips that Aniston follows, and she recommends that her fans follow them as well. There are no huge diet secrets here; most of her advice is pretty common sense.

Limit Treats

Limit the intake of highly processed, sugar-packed junk food on most days, but treat yourself to indulgent snacks once a while.

Consume Carbohydrates

Consuming veggies before meat or starch improves your health and digestion.

Replace Pasta

Replace pasta with grated veggies and top them with a pasta sauce.

Mexican food, pasta, and pizza are her favorite foods, and she enjoys them on her cheat days.

Aniston’s Workout Plan

Aniston exercises five to six times a week and finishes her day with a set of sit-ups and stretches.

“I do 40 minutes of cardio: spinning, running, the elliptical, or a combination of all three. Then I do Pilates one day a week, and I do yoga in addition to that, three days a week. I try to mix it up,” she told InStyle magazine.

She prefers doing arm exercises when she’s watching television or talking on the phone. Aniston’s yoga instructor, Mandy Ingber, helps her define her muscles with yoga positions like planks, crescents, and the tree pose.

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Jennifer Aniston’s diet plan complements her workout regimen, and the results of her dedication are plain to see in her healthy complexion and toned figure! She believes that to look and feel good, one must exercise and eat healthily.


Sources:
“Jennifer Aniston on the Health Issue That’s Been Holding Her Back,” Yahoo! Beauty web site, August 26, 2016; https://www.yahoo.com/beauty/jennifer-aniston-health-issue-thats-221950279.html.
Nash, J., “The Jennifer Aniston Diet,” The Jennifer Aniston Diet web site, May 17, 2012; http://thejenniferanistondiet.com/.