So summer is almost here – almost, and there’s that last minute panic of getting that summer body in tip top shape. And I mean who doesn’t want a lithe, toned, VS model-type body going on when they hit the beach? Yes it’s hereditary for some but it also comes down to diet and we’ve snapped out some of our favour supermodel diets and detailed them for you below. If you like your food like some of us do then some of these diets will be a mamor commitment but we think there’s some doable parts of each diet. Just think of the beach – and you on it – again think of the beach! From exercise regimes to full diet plans, see what the likes of Gisele Bundchen to Miranda Kerr eat all year round.
Gisele Bündchen: The Plant-Based Diet
While the details of Gisele Bündchen and Tom Brady’s plant-based, organic regimen have only been public for a matter of months, their diet, masterminded by personal chef Allen Campbell, is making waves in the health community. Consisting of almost 80 percent vegetables, it’s rounded out with whole grains like millet, quinoa, and beans, as well as lean meats like grass-fed steak, duck, and wild salmon. Following that list of dos is a long list of don’ts. For Brady and Bündchen, there is no white sugar, white flour, iodized salt, caffeine, fungus, or nightshades (if you need a brushup, that encompasses tomatoes, peppers, mushrooms, eggplants); fresh fruit is reserved mainly for the couple’s kids. While meal planning for these particulars may be harrowing, a single week of this clean eating can press reset on bad habits.
Miranda Kerr: The Blood Type Diet
Naturopath Dr. Peter J. D’Adamo’s much-debated dietary system is designed for each of the four blood types (A, B, AB, and O) and asks followers to stick to a largely vegetarian diet while steering clear of corn, wheat, and certain beans. While a major scientific review of the diet in 2014 found that the benefits of D’Adamo’s different programs did not show any correlation to participants’ blood types, it did find that devotees of the blood type A program, which have included model Miranda Kerr, lowered BMI, waist circumference, blood pressure, cholesterol, insulin, and other significant markers.
Lily Aldridge: The Sakara Meal-Delivery Diet
For supernutrition without any of the shopping, chopping, or portioning, the chic and health-conscious flock to Sakara. The cultish meal-delivery brand boasts bombshell Lily Aldridge as a devotee (not to mention, fellow models Erin Heatherton, Chrissy Teigen, Karolina Kurkova, and Hilary Rhoda). Available in three- or five-day per-week subscriptions, Sakara delivers fresh, fully organic, vegetarian breakfasts, lunches, dinners, and drinks to your door—meaning all you have to do to eat well is tear off the lid.
Carolyn Murphy: The Alkaline Diet
An alkaline diet, which limits acidic foods in an effort to alter the body’s pH level, is high in fruits, vegetables, nuts, and legumes and low in meat, fish, dairy, eggs, grains, and alcohol. While detractors point out that the digestion process introduces all foods to acid in the stomach, and therefore argue that any pH balancing effect would be short lived, the diet’s emphasis on vegetables, fruit, and low-fat proteins is inarguably heart-friendly. If committing full scale to the eating plan isn’t in the cards, take a cue from the ageless Carolyn Murphy, who has been vocal about her love of alkaline water, along with Transcendental Meditation, as an established part of bringing balance to her health routine.
Bridget Malcolm: The Vegan Diet
A vegan diet, touted by everyone from Beyoncé to Australian Victoria’s Secret model Bridget Malcolm, is free from all animal-derived products. Centered around fruit, vegetables, and grains, the diet can cover all nutritional needs, if care is given to balancing meals. “When I first became vegan, I heard from so many people that I had a new glow to me,” Malcolm, who was named PETA Australia’s Sexiest Vegetarian of 2015, has said—reason enough to stick to green and clean cuisine.