To limit calories, Witherspoon consumes baby food for breakfast and lunch, and real food only at dinner. This may sound peculiar, but it's actually a variation of the Baby Food Diet, which first took off on the Internet.
"Before I take my morning shower," she once confided to an interviewer, "I start warming a cup of milk on the hot plate I keep in my hotel room. When it's hot, I break two raw eggs into the milk, whip them up with a fork, and drink them while I'm dressing." What better way to start the day?
The King's favorite was peanut butter, banana and bacon, a variation on the Fool's Gold sandwich—a sourdough loaf packed with peanut butter, bacon and blueberry jam—which was created in Denver. Legend has it that Elvis and a couple of his pals once flew 800 miles in his private jet on a late-night Fool's Gold sandwich run. Now that's livin'!
Who needs breakfast when you can have a glass of freshly squeezed lemon juice instead? Jen says this helps her to keep her body fat in check. However, the actress has denied press reports that she's also a proponent of the Baby Food Diet. As she told People magazine, "Sorry, but the last time I had baby food, I believe I was 1,"
Hef reportedly will eat only what comes out of the Playboy mansion's kitchen. Its chef, William S. Bloxsom-Carter, told Bloomberg that his boss eats breakfast as late as 11:30, lunch at 5:30 and dinner at 10:30 and likes two piles of mashed potatoes (his mother's recipe) served with a poached egg in each. The publisher is even said to bring his own food to restaurants.
The handsome leading man known as the King of Hollywood was once the fantasy of countless women around the world. Unfortunately, Gable was also fond of eating raw onions, which didn't go over too well with his leading ladies. Vivien Leigh, his co-star in 1939's "Gone With the Wind," was among those who complained about his bad breath.
Madge sometimes follows the Air Diet. Its rules are simple: You hold your food, but do not eat your food. Got that?
He stayed thin by following what he called the Andy Warhol New York City Diet. At restaurants, the seminal pop artist ordered foods he didn't like. After dinner, he'd have the ample leftovers wrapped for takeout, which he'd donate to a homeless person.
One of the most successful investors in history, he drinks six Cokes a day. "If I eat 2,700 calories a day, a quarter of that is Coca-Cola," Buffett told Fortune. Might be worth considering. The man is a gazillionaire, after all.
The chronically depressed poet sometimes found baking to be therapeutic. Her specialty—tomato soup cake with cream cheese frosting, which reportedly tastes much better than it sounds.
Ever hear of the 7-Day Color Diet? We hadn't either. When the pop singer follows this regimen, she eats foods of only one color each day.
Tricky Dick was crazy about ketchup. He's said to have put it on everything, even the cottage cheese he routinely ate for breakfast.
Famously germaphobic, Hughes insisted that his employees wrap all his eating utensils in tissue paper and seal them with cellophane tape before handing them to him.
The pop diva followed an all-purple diet after giving birth to twins in 2013. Something about going with foods that are rich in antioxidants.
Tell the truth, you always wanted a little taste of her famous possum stew, didn't you? If that's your idea of good eatin', check out this cookbook.
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