It’s no secret that celebrities live fairly public lives, and when it comes to fashion, hobbies, and lifestyles, folks often look to them to lead the way. In fact, stars often get a hold of information on health and beauty before the general public. Some of them seem to transform before our eyes, especially when they make significant lifestyle changes, such as incorporating periodic fasting. From A-list celebs to social media gurus, here are a dozen celebrities who intermittent fast.
When you’re known as a model—especially for lingerie—body image is vital. Gisele practices the 5:2 method, which involves eating normally for five days and consuming limited calories (generally around 500) on the other two days.
The “worst” Chris (we disagree with that assessment!) definitely has the best eating plan. He practices intermittent fasting by not eating until noon. His eating schedule combined with cardio is what helped Chris ditch his dad bod—hopefully for good.
In her 50s, Halle is probably in the best shape of her life, which is due to her keto diet combined with intermittent fasting and exercise, of course. Halle also has type 2 diabetes and claims that her intermittent fasting plan of eating only two meals a day has helped her control her insulin levels. Note: If you are diabetic, consult your doctor before you begin an intermittent fasting plan.
While Terry’s admiring the contests of America’s Got Talent, we’re commending his eating plan. He was one of the first stars to jump on the intermittent fasting bandwagon, and we are here for it! Terry practices a 16:8 method with an eating window from 2 pm - 10 pm.
This High School Musical star sings the praises of a regular intermittent fasting plan. Vanessa’s goal in starting to fast was simply to feel better. Not only does she hold to a good eating schedule, but she also exercises and keeps her mental health in check.
In order to get ready for Avengers: Endgame, Scarlett worked with her trainer to fast 12 hours a day. This often turned into 15 hours, depending on her filming schedule. No matter the exact length of her fast, Scarlett has had fabulous results.
The late-night talk show host’s 25-pound transformation was quite noticeable—and it was easily accomplished by intermittent fasting. Jimmy holds to the 5:2 plan, which involves consuming just a few calories two days a week with normal eating on the other five.
We’re not sure if she’s still sticking with it, but Mindy Kaling referred to her practice of the 16:8 intermittent fasting plan as the “16 hate” schedule. It’s evident that her humor stretches beyond her character from The Office.
Wolverine may be able to use his fingers to shred things, but there’s nothing better than intermittent fasting to shed pounds. Hugh practices the 16:8 way of eating by fasting for 16 hours per day with an eating window of eight hours.
As the oldest sister on one of the most popular reality shows, this KUWTK star follows the also popular 16:8 method of eating. Kourtney eats breakfast after her morning workout—around 11 am—and stops eating at 7 pm to keep fit.
We almost didn’t include the Friends star because she’s on every intermittent fasting celebrity roundup, but we decided that our list wouldn’t be complete without her. Jennifer also fasts for 16 hours per day, but she allows herself to cheat on Sundays.
Lee Daniels is known for his healthy lifestyle including daily meditation, hiking, and intermittent fasting to help lose his "pandemic pounds". Read the full article from Wall Street Journal with his advocacy of IF for weight loss.
The Twitter CEO has been known to create controversy, but his eating plan is always in check. Jack eats one meal per day, and dinner is his choice. Being able to concentrate on work—and not food—helps him keep focused during the day. Sidebar: Jack deleted his Instagram app, so head here to get a glimpse.
There are many celebrities that intermittent fast, each finding the plan that works best for their bodies and schedules. Looking to the stars who have experienced positive results can definitely encourage those of us with lesser fame. No matter what, you’ll feel and look like a superstar by sticking with a healthy lifestyle that includes intermittent fasting.