Ever wondered what kind of diets celebrities follow while pregnant? Celebrities have a lot of pressure to lose weight after giving birth, so are particularly careful to follow a strict pregnancy diet, but we found some great ideas for healthy meal plans that don’t sacrifice on calories or flavour.
Read on to learn a few celebrity pregnancy diet tips.
Kate has always followed a healthy diet and fitness regimen, so it is no surprise that she carried that mindset with her during pregnancy. She based her diet around healthy proteins such as cod, turkey and chicken. Snacks included nuts and fresh fruit. Kate also gave up coffee during her pregnancy, which is something most doctors recommended for all pregnant women.
During her pregnancy, Sophie craved and ate lots of pineapple. This wonderful fruit has many great health benefits likeminimising the effects of morning sickness, but be cautious about overdoing it as it’s high in acid which can be too strong for a sensitive digestive system. Sophie is also big on eating sustainable foods that are grown organically, so take a cue from Sophie and ditch processed foods and opts for fresh, organic ingredients.
When Mel B. was pregnant with her third baby, she followed a pregnancy diet that was high in protein and not carbs. Her breakfasts usually consisted of protein-rich foods like turkey, eggs and avocados. For lunch, she ate a small salad with a side of fish or chicken. Mel turned to fresh fruit during snack time and substituted herbal tea for her usual cups of coffee.
During each of her pregnancies, Victoria stuck to a diet high in omega-3 fatty acids. One of her staple foods was smoked salmon, which contains lots of healthy fats that are important for fetal development. She also avoided junk food and foods that have high amounts of sugar or sodium. Her biggest indulgence was an occasional piece of toast with jam.
While pregnant with her twins, Jennifer followed a modified version of her normal diet and fitness regimen. She ate lots of egg whites, Greek yogurt, vegetables, fruit and lean proteins such as tuna, chicken and turkey.
Normally, Gwyneth follows a very stringent macrobiotic diet and regularly goes on juice cleanses. However, during her pregnancy with Apple, the actress found herself binging on fries and grilled cheese sandwiches.
Not all celebrity mothers are concerned about gaining weight while pregnant. Lily Allen followed a healthy meal plan during her pregnancy, but also allowed herself to indulge in her favourite foods like curry and caramel biscuits whenever she had a craving.