Beautiful, young and healthy, well preserved Jennifer Aniston and Reese Witherspoon, who currently have 51 and 43 years, respectively.
Contrary to what many may think, these talented actresses have revealed that the key to be seen and to be well is not in the aesthetic touches, but your eating habits and your routines, according to a publication of the magazine Hello!.
In an interview Radio Times, these successful women confessed that they drink green juices every day, exercising 6 times a week, avoid completely the fried food and fast for 16 hours daily. Although it seems like a rigorous schedule, they have a free day of rest in which you can do and eat what they want.
The habits of these stars of Hollywood are not far from the recommendations that maintain a number of experts to to preserve the health and maintain an ideal weight.
In a study published by the Journal of Human Nutrition and Dietetics, it is beneficial to keep a diet regime based on habits, which include healthy foods and an exercise routine.
What is this fasting?
This form of fasting, also known as intermittent fasting (IF), is based on our ancestors, who spent long periods without food. This technique generates several benefits to the body, according to those who promote it, those who in addition show that the excess food is the source of various diseases. Among the advantages that provides is that, by not eating for several hours, optimizes the digestion and physical performance.
But there is not a single way to include this modality in our habits, points out Hello!. In the publication of the journal indicates that there are different styles: one is that you eat for five days and fast two days in a row; it is that which is made by Aniston and Witherspoon, in which they do so for 16 hours and there is a popular version of 12 hours without food.
“I do intermittent fasting, so no ingiero food in the morning ( … ), I Noticed a huge difference in not to eat solid food for 16 hours”, said the protagonist of ‘Friends’ to a british.
Those who practice this technique report that there are many benefits that this has generated, as the delay of ageing, lowering of triglycerides, an improvement in cholesterol, among others.
There are those who argue further that it has positive effects on the brain and neurons. Also that it helps to control the anxiety. It promotes the burning of fat, limits the growth of cancer cells, among other benefits.
It is important to note that any drastic change in the diet of a person should be consulted with a specialist.
The actresses have indicated that in the period in which they consume food include popular green juices.
What contain these juices?
These drinks are prepared basically with vegetables and that is the reason for what they are good for the body, as they possess lots of chlorophyll that helps to oxygenate the blood and that this is distributed better throughout the body.
These can be prepared with fruits of the season with a couple of green vegetables. A very recommended option is to cucumber, celery and apple.
Mix half a glass of water with 3 branches of celery, half a cucumber and a green apple. A drink with very few calories and a large amount of antioxidants, that provides your body with minerals and vitamins. (I)