Gwen Stefani follows a mostly vegan diet — and it could be the key to staying in killer shape

Ethan Miller/Getty ImagesGwen Stefani has a rather simple approach to eating.

  • Gwen Stefani is in great shape at 48-years-old.
  • She attributes her figure to eating healthy and working out hard.
  • Stefani eats a mostly vegan diet and consumes a lot of organic fruits and veggies, and drinks a lot of water.

There’s no denying Gwen Stefani boasts a killer body. But how does she do it? Well, according to her it’s simple.

Stefani told Harper’s Bazaar, “There is no secret: You just have to eat healthily, work out, and torture yourself!” But the singer doesn’t adhere to a strict diet solely in hopes of maintaining her body. Of her diet and exercise routine, the mother of three said it’s “more for my brain than it is for my body.”

Gwen Stefani eats a mostly vegan diet

Gwen stefaniPool/Getty ImagesStefani follows a primarily vegan diet.

Stefani deems her mostly vegan diet, a plant-based diet that doesn’t include any animal products whatsoever, as one of her anti-ageing secrets. According to The Inquisitr, the singer began her vegetarianism at age 12 and began adhering more towards a vegan diet later in life.

It seems the mother of three also adheres to a rather low-carb diet. “She avoids pasta, bread, and rice and drinks lots of water,” a source told Celebrity Health & Fitness.

In an interview with Shape magazine, Mike Heatlie, Stefani’s former personal trainer, suggested consuming a low-carb diet or using carb and calorie cycling as a means of burning fat to achieve a physique like Stefani’s.

According to Healthline, “Carb cycling is a dietary approach in which you alternate carb intake on a daily, weekly or monthly basis,” including periods of low, moderate, and high carbohydrate intakes. Although it hasn’t been confirmed that Stefani currently uses carb cycling as a means of dieting, it is clear the popstar watches her intake of carb-heavy and non-vegan foods.

Stefani eats a lot of organic fruits and veggies, and nuts, too

Blake shelton gwen stefaniKevin Winter/Getty ImagesShe opts for healthy foods.

Livestrong reported that Stefani’s hospitality request sheets frequently include, “vitamin waters, soy milk, organic vegetables such as beets, carrots, celery and spinach, organic almonds and cashews, and organic fruits, which include plums, melons, and bananas.

Overall, Gwen Stefani prioritises work-life balance as a means of maintaining happiness, sanity, and her awesome physique.

She told Marie Claire in 2012, “This last year I kind of stopped working out. I think my body just needed a break. And so I did that, and focused more on feeling good as opposed to beating myself up.”

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