Some of the most beautiful models in the world are the very same women we look to for fitness and style inspiration. It’s easy to wonder how they get their flawless physique and maintain an ideal body weight, but it’s important to keep in mind that certain diet plans and health hacks may effect some women differently than others. These are your favorite supermodels’ nutrition and diet tips.
Naomi Campbell is one of the world’s first supermodels… and one of the angriest. Her go-to diet move is the juicing technique. The former runway model swears by the classic juice cleanse and uses this method about three times a year. Campbell prefers to keep her body clean and free of any toxins, which may explain her glowing skin and illustrious hair.
Miranda Kerr has two very simple diet tricks that could make a world of difference when it comes to your metabolism. The supermodel likes to squeeze fresh lemon juice on her food and in her drink whenever possible. Kerr also avoids consuming anything that’s high in salt. Avoiding sodium helps prevent bloating and unwanted water weight.
Kate Upton is famous for her luscious curves, and the blonde beauty takes a few precautions to stay looking so lovely. Nuts are a primary snack of choice for the model, since they’re stocked with protein and fill you up quickly. Upton also swears by the color green – she drinks plenty of green tea and juices to keep a clean palette.
Candice Swanepoel likes to focus on including foods with high nutrients in her meals. Instead of counting calories, the Victoria’s Secret Angel selects food that’s full of vitamins and calcium. She eats clean to maintain a slim figure but makes exceptions for foods that keep her healthy and strong, power-packed with plenty of nutrients.
Joan Smalls uses one of the most effective diet tips in her meal plan. She exercises portion control, keeping a regular, healthy diet while playing particular attention to the size of her meals. It’s true that food like pasta and nuts are healthy, but only if you stick to the recommended serving size and skip the extra, processed additives.
Gigi Hadid exercises the “everything good in moderation” theory when it comes to her body’s cravings. She normally sticks to a clean, green-enhanced diet plan but allows herself to have a cheat day once in a while. Allowing yourself to enjoy your vices once in a blue moon will keep you from falling off the wagon in the long-run.
Rosie Huntington-Whiteley sticks to two very simple guidelines: No carbohydrates and no refined sugars. The newly-engaged supermodel stays away from anything that is high in fat but obviously makes exceptions for foods that contain natural sugar such as fruit. Any carbs that she does allow herself to eat come from good ‘ole vegetables.
Erin Heatherton tries to eat as healthy as humanly possible. The supermodel stays away from soda, and drinks water as much as she can handle. To follow the diet fad, Erin also experiments with adding coconut oil in and on her foods – the health benefits surpass metabolism, also improving skin and hair.
Lily Cole’s diet plan excludes anything wheat or dairy-based. She makes a few exceptions (grain bread, low-fat milk) in order to keep herself healthy with essential nutrients. Cole says that her body feels better in terms of energy the more she avoids wheat and dairy.
Kendall Jenner has a few diet hacks of her own, even though we’ve seen her grow up with a naturally thin figure. Kendall and her sister Kylie depend on detox tea to keep the weight off and their metabolism accelerating. Jenner starts her day off with a detox tea, then claims to have about more 11 more in the span of a day.
Adriana Lima is one of the top paid supermodels in the world and a classic Victoria Secret Angel. Her bangin’ body is mostly a result of portion control, but she often stresses the importance of working out. The supermodel says that boxing is really the way to go if you’re looking for a lean, tough figure.
Frida Gustavsson mostly relies on seafood and home-cooking to maintain her body weight. The Swedish native comes from a land where the quality of fish is superb, and she gets most of her nutrients from a combination of seafood and veggies. By cooking at home, Frida also avoids any unwanted additives that processed, packaged foods usually consist of.
Natalia Vodianova uses the Blood Type Diet to stay in great, physical shape. The dietary system prescribes the best possible nutrition plan according to your blood type, which usually comes out to a vegetarian meal pattern. The Type A blood program has proven most effective by lowering BMI, waist circumference, and blood pressure.
Behati Prinsloo has openly stated that she doesn’t have much time to cook, sit and eat. Quite frankly, we can’t blame the model. If we lived with Adam Levine and a beautiful newborn our time would be consumed too. The Angel says that she sticks with organic food options, and finds grab and go’s all over NYC to satisfy her diet needs.
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Ashley Diana Morris, one of the most famous GUESS models in the label’s history, uses an effective diet strategy that is often overlooked. The print model avoids carbs at all costs during evening hours. By doing so, she digests her meals early on in the day and leaves room for low-fat calories at night. Morris also abstains from eating sweets until it’s the weekend.
Freja Erichsen is one of the lucky few who has a naturally slender figure, but the model still takes certain steps in order to keep her body as it is. She eats whatever she wants, whenever she wants, but works out 3-4 times a week to maintain her weight. Gee, what a tough way to live.
Stella Tennant has a fairly scientific approach when it comes to a diet plan. She simply follows the food pyramid and makes sure she has a balanced diet of all the most important food groups. Tennant stays away from anything unhealthy and rich in unnatural sugars, but there are still plenty of goodies she can indulge in on the side.
Chanel Iman probably eats actual meals, but the model has mostly attributed her perfect physique on protein shakes after the gym. If you can find the right brand to use as a meal supplement, a good protein shake will provide you with essential calories to stay energized and make for an easy on-the-go snack. Iman’s shakes are especially effective after lifting weights.
Codie Young may not be the biggest exercise fanatic, but there are three essential components of her meal plan that are pretty easy to follow. She adores fruits and eats them as much as possible. She also tries to incorporate vegetables into her diet wherever she can. Codie also recommends quality sleep, which has proven to be an effective part of any weight loss program.
Lily Aldridge makes the dietary sacrifice that most people would cringe at – alcohol. The supermodel refrains from drinking alcohol, especially in excess, and in the process avoids the many calories that come along with it. She also avoids salty foods and eats lean meat for protein and muscle strength.
Jessica Stam’s diet tip is a two-parter. The first part: eat a lot of protein. The second part: go running. She depends on the combination of the two to keep her body in tip-top shape as part of maintaining a healthy lifestyle.
Liu Wen likes to start out her day with a traditional Asian breakfast. The key ingredient in her diet plan is black sesame paste – it’s high in fiber and it’s a great source for any of the necessary vitamins and minerals your body craves. It looks like it does Liu’s body some good!
Abbey Lee is also a fan of juicing, and she tries to eat plenty of avocado as well. The healthy fat in avocado is the ultimate gem, helping your body achieve the energy and sustenance it needs, without accumulating body weight from refined sugars.
Maryna Linchuk is another supermodel that loves her exercise – diet combination. She’s a yoga fanatic and makes her own fresh, pressed juices at home. Having your own juicer not only ensures that you’re in charge of what goes in your shake but can help you juice more frequently in the convience of your own home, when you don’t want to go out.
Doutzen Kroes goes back to her roots when it comes to her diet. She’s an avid home cook and avoids processed foods at all costs. Cooking at home is only an effective weight loss strategy if you avoid the sweet-sugary recipes and maintain portion control. Otherwise, it’s a great way to balance your diet and have a bit of everything.
Irina Shayk follows a simple nutrition regimen: drink a lot of water and work out after you’ve indulged. Life is too short not to enjoy the sweets that are thrown your way, and Irina knows it. She typically sticks to a strict, green diet but when she cheats she goes to the gym the following day to make up for it.
Gisele Bündchen follows the plant-based diet. The diet basically consists of 80% vegetables, whole-grain bread, and lean meat. Gisele and her husband, Tom Brady, follow the diet plan together, but fruits and anything else with natural sugar is usually reserved for the kids.
Carolyn Murphy adheres to the alkaline diet. The diet plan eliminates any acidic foods from entering the body, helping you maintain proper pH levels in the blood system. Carolyn’s meal plan usually includes fruits, veggies, and anything low in protein, but eggs and dairy are occasionally thrown into the mix.
Bridget Malcolm is a supermodel on a vegan diet. Malcolm claims that she saw an improvement in her skin after beginning the fad-diet, and appreciates the fact that other people noticed her new glow as well. Besides refraining from animal meat, she also avoids milk, eggs, and honey.
Jasmine Tookes loves her meat. The model’s meal plan consists of grilled fish, chicken and any other type of lean meat that still gives her protein.The protein enhances her muscle tone and gives her a tough girl look while remaining slender.
Karlie Kloss’ diet includes fish, veggies, and other high protein foods for an overall healthy diet. However, Karlie’s most crucial diet tip helps her get through any meal whether you like it or not. Becoming a connoisseur of spices will alter the shape of any meal and have your taste buds begging for more.
Fitness model Meaghan Terzis doesn’t deprive herself of fatty foods, she’s just selective with the ones she chooses to eat. She mainly consumes anything high in fiber or healthy fats, and she eats every two to three hours. Having six, smaller meals a day instead of big ones will stabilize your metabolism and keep your energy high.
Jessica Hart is an Australian siren who doesn’t care if she eats “bad food.” She likes to mix it up and eat healthy as well as naughty, but she says the trick to maintaining a healthy weight is switching up your exercise routine. If you want to eat according to how you feel, work out according to how you eat afterward!
Martha Hunt follows one rule of thumb – eat healthy during the week, indulge on the weekends. Other supermodels also have a rule similar to this one, but it usually applies to evening hours. Hunt works out quite frequently during the week but gives herself a break on the weekends, as something to look forward to.
Robyn Lawley is a curvy woman who eats the right. She loves wholesome foods that give her comfort, but she switches up the style of her cuisine to keep things interesting and healthy at the same time. If she’s had an American-style breakfast, maybe she’ll have some sushi or hummus for lunch. This diet plan makes sure that she includes healthy fats and never gets bored.
Jourdan Dunn has a unique diet tip: don’t do it. The supermodel is often caught bragging about her love for fast food and bacon, but she knows not to throw it around in other models’ faces. She eats the naughty food in moderation and finds physical activities that she enjoys. Sounds good to us!
Elsa Hosk is a healthy eater, but she has one trick up her sleeve that really gives her a confidence boost (and a weight plummet). She makes a cup of warm water infused with ginger, cayenne, and lemon juice. The mixture is good for the metabolism, yes, but it’s also great for the digestive system. Elsa also relies on the protein power of hard-boiled eggs for a snack.
Sara Sampaio has three diet rules that she obeys. No carbs, no sugar, and no dairy. You’re probably thinking, “what’s left for her to eat?”, but the answer is simple. She gets nutrients from low-carb foods such as vegetables and her sugar intake comes from fruits. The supermodel also admits to indulging in pancakes and shakes in the morning, burning it off with the rest of her day.
Tyra Banks has allowed her weight to go up and down with pride, especially since the supermodel loves a few curves on a woman. Tyra tends to keep her diet simple, with a combination of fish, salad, and meat. Her go-to snack for in between meals is crudites; a plethora of raw vegetables with a side of onion dip.
The final supermodel on our list, Isabeli Fontana, reminds her fans that it’s important to match your workout routine with your diet plan. The two often go hand in hand, which eventually turn dieting into a scientific experiment. Isabeli eats every three hours to avoid binging and bases her exercise routine on the contents of her meals.