Beyonce Diet is the
name given by fans to a fasting weight loss diet protocol that Beyonce
Knowles used to lose pounds fast couple of years back. It
is rumored that she literally lost 20 lbs in under two weeks to get
ready for a movie role.
But what many might
not know is that Beyonce herself does not advocate the now popular
"Beyonce Diet" as a means of losing weight and keeping it off.
admits to the unsustaibnability of the strategy by saying "As soon as it was over, I
gained the weight back".
diet is a far cry from what she normally uses to keep her sasha-fierce
body in shape. It is also significantly different from other celebrity
weight loss diets like Janet
Jackson Diet and Jennifer Hudson
Weight Loss. To keep that flat stomach she actually engages a
diet and exercise regiment.
However you need to
do this very
differently from what everyone else is doing. You need to stop focusing
on calories. Infact you need to "Go
Calories" and focus on two things, just two
things. See how toGo Beyond Calorieshere.
who is married
to hip hop super star Jay Z
pregnant, stands at 5 feet 7 inches. Word around is
that she normally weighs at about 139 pounds. And that the thinnest she
been as an adult has been about 117 pounds. This
the movie Dream Girls.
then was to add some weight for a role in
movie a couple of years later, Cadillac
Records; where it is speculated she was the biggest ever at 155 pounds.
the movie Dream Girls,
plays Deena Jones a slender backup singer where she appears
a 16 year old girl and as a 36 year woman.Beyonce
two roles were actually shot about two
is referred to
as Beyonce diet is actually the
controversial Master Cleanse liquid diet, which was the tool of choice
when she needed to take up two roles with significantly different body
the movie you noticeably see the big difference in
between the two characters. To
achieve this, Beyonce actually used this
diet to lose about 15 pounds in less than two weeks.
according to an interview
featured on Self
magazine she says she lost 15 lbs.
says about the huge fast loss, "In
Dreamgirls, (my character)
starts at 16 -- and then 20 years pass.
Normally they'd change your
make-up or your clothes but I wanted to go the extra mile."
"Back in the
models like Twiggy were popular and I knew Deena would have been thin
even though I really love eating, it was necessary to lose weight
because we shot Deena at 16 and Deena at 36 two weeks apart."
the two characters in another
interview with GMTV
she says, "It's
great because I look at the movie and I don't recognize myself - which
the suggestion to use the fasting diet was her nutritionist idea. "My
nutritionist suggested the only way to do that (i.e. lose a large
amount of weight
quickly) was the [maple syrup diet] fast". But before you
running to start
the Maple Syrup Diet which is also known as Master Cleanse Diet among
other names, she did also say, "As
soon as it was
over, I gained the
Cleanser Diet - also Maple Syrup
Diet, Lemonade Diet or Cleanse
is a detoxing liquid diet protocol
attributed to Stanley Burroughs. Though there claims to similar
early as 1930’s, Burroughs is believed to have officially
protocol in 1976 titled The Master Cleanser.
actually a detox, fasting and cleansing
eating regime that is to detoxify, eliminate diseases and supposedly
your body to healthier eating habits. Burroughs is believed to have
used it to
mange and even cure patients with ulcers and other intestinal problems.
premise of the
diet is that over the course of the ten
days, the body will begin to heal itself and eradicate diseases because
longer needs to concentrate its energies towards digestion.
the years, the
protocol has evolved to lean more
towards losing weight. It has since been re-popularized as a weight
by Peter Glickman’s book "Lose Weight, Have More Energy
& Be Happier in 10
Master Cleanse for weight loss is that as
the protocol helps you detoxify your body, and so your body starts to
weight easily. Science has pointed to some evidence that your body
toxins that it cannot deal with immediately in the fat tissue.
it hard for one to lose body fat because the
body does not want to poison itself. If you lose the fat, the toxins
released into your blood stream. So the body tends to hang on to such
making it extremely hard to lose weight.
that this diet is extreme in caloric restriction.
Infact, it aims to eliminate or keep to minimum calories for between 10
to do the "Beyonce Diet"
variations by different people on exactly how to
do the Maple Syrup (Master Cleanse) Diet. Strictly speaking though, you
for 14 days. The first 10 days involve taking only the cleansing juice;
solid foods allowed. The next 4 days involve easing out of the diet
you re-introducing solid foods.
technically two parts to this fasting diet. The
juice concoction that you drink 8 to 12 glasses a day; and a "flush".
make a days master cleanse juice, take a
clean one-gallon jug and pour in
three quarts of water (not distilled), one cup lemon juice (actual
lemon is the best) , one cup pure maple syrup (not maple flavored, but
stuff) or molasses and one teaspoon cayenne (or as much as you can
all the ingredients in and shake. Shake
again before each drink to avoid
any segments settling at the bottom. Drink at least 8 glasses of this
daily. Better still, drink 12.
second part is the flush. You also need
to do this daily.
salt water flush is evidently a
powerful tool in removing waste from
the colon. But it is not a very pleasant procedure so many people chose
do the flush.
must use sea salt for the flush. Start
with 2 teaspoons with 1 liter of
room temperature water and drink the solution. If you do not respond to
amount then you will need to use more salt.
to 8 bowel movements in the following hours
which will expel
the liter of salt solution – this will be a strong watery
is the flush.
It will not be pleasant and you better be next to a toilet.
this for atleast ten days. On the
eleventh day, you can start re-introducing
solid foods starting off with juices, then soups. By the 14th day you
able to eat normal solid foods.
is important to note that Beyonce did not
follow his strict format. She
is said to have added a vegetables dish daily to her cleansing juice.
The real diet and workout routine Beyonce
used the Maple Syrup Diet just once.
However, she has a daily
routine that maintains that famous body. In the June 2009 issue of Self
magazine, Beyonce is reported to keeps herself on a strict daily diet,
one extravagant meal, like pizza or pasta, probably once a week.
says, "I have granola or
Special K for breakfast. Then I’ll have a
snack– sliced fruit, or tomatoes and cucumbers with
vinaigrette and cayenne
pepper. For lunch, I invented a salad, the Sasha salad, which is
tomato, avocado, jalapenos and chicken breast with oil and vinegar.
delicious because it tastes like it’s not very good for
you," Beyonce told the
I’ll have a
100-calorie snack, like Oreos or crackers. For dinner,
I’ll have fish and green vegetables. Then maybe
I’ll have a Soy Dream 'ice
cream' sandwich at the end of the day before I go to
to mention the pretty intensive
workouts; which involves 5 days a week
with a trainer. She runs between 3 to 6 miles, daily. She does squats,
lunges and step-ups, a hundred each! And she also lifts a five pound
strengthen and tone her arms.
you can see, there is a better reason as
to how Beyonce manages to keep
her body in Hollywood
shape all year round (the REAL Beyonce Diet).
She also adds that she makes effort to make sure she has a flat
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