Those who remember Jennifer Garner from her breakout role in the spy-action thriller “Alias” were excited to hear that the actress returned to her action roots in the action-thriller movie“Peppermint.”
Given that the 46-year-old mother of three got into tip-top shape for the physically demanding role, we decided to take a look at what she eats to stay so fit.
She works with nutritionist Kelly LeVeque.
According to Delish, to get ready for her role as a wife and mother out for vengeance in “Peppermint,” Garner began working with nutritionist Kelly LeVeque, whose other celebrity clients include Chelsea Handler, Emmy Rossum, Molly Sims, Busy Philipps, Tiffani Thiessen, and Jessica Alba.
LeVeque is known for her ‘Fab Four’ formula.
LeVeque, who created the Be Well By Kelly brand and takes a holistic approach to health and wellness, is known for her “Fab Four” method, according to Delish. This formula calls for every meal to include four nutrients – protein, fat, fibre, and greens – to keep you fuller longer.
You can mix and match foods on this diet.
The beauty of this diet is that you can mix and match foods to your heart’s content, as long as you hit the four main elements, according to Delish.
However, if you’re unsure how to start, LeVeque’s book, “Body Love: Live in Balance, Weigh What You Want, and Free Yourself From Food Drama Forever,” offers fab-four recipes, including Tuscan kale and white bean soup, lemon-dill roasted salmon over arugula, and al pastor bowls.
LeVeque created a special smoothie for Garner to drink on set.
To help her stick with her diet while filming “Peppermint,” LeVeque created a smoothie for Garner to drink on set, according to PopSugar. It contains collagen protein powder, ground flaxseed, chia seeds, almond butter, almond milk, spinach, ice, and blueberries.
LeVeque helps Garner stay on track with healthy tips.
The nutritionist continues to guide Garner in making healthy choices, according to Us Weekly, including cutting back on alcohol and fitting more protein, fibre, leafy greens, and herbs into her daily diet.
Garner lives on a farm and keeps fresh produce on hand.
The actress always has fresh fruit and veggies on hand thanks to the fact that she and her two daughters and son live on a farm in the Los Angeles area, according to People. They even have beehives for fresh honey.
Garner said she grew up eating healthfully because her mother made everything from scratch and didn’t rely on prepackaged foods, according to People. She said she sticks to that mentality with her own children.
Even though she finished filming “Peppermint,” Garner has stuck with the diet.
Garner told ET Online that she really liked the fab four diet and has stayed with it long after filming the movie.
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