Jennifer Lawrence and Naomi Watts have been busy this award season, and both have been stunning on the red carpet. We talked to Jennifer's trainer, Dalton Wong, and Naomi's trainer, Simone De La Rue, about how they keep their clients in tip-top shape. Watch the video to learn how these two best actress nominees stay red-carpet ready.
With the holidays right around the corner, being bloated is the last thing you want to feel. First things first: lay off the soda and alcohol, and stay away from salty, fatty foods (refined carbs, too!). By doing so, you'll feel less puffy and gassy and more ready for the holiday cocktail dress that's calling your name. From there, incorporate these debloating foods into your diet, and you're one step closer to a flat belly.
Chowing down a big bowl of quinoa is a satisfying and delicious way to debloat. Not only is quinoa protein-packed and rich in fiber, but it's also chock full of potassium — all reasons why it's proven to be a bikini-friendly food! This ancient grain offers a bevy of fantastic benefits for a healthier you. For some creative spins on its ancient magic, here are four quinoa recipes.
No-Bake Trail Mix Cookies
A sweet treat with debloat power? Never say never! No-bake trail mix cookies come together in a mere five ingredients and offer a heaping helping of quinoa's magic.
Southwestern Quinoa Salad
Quinoa is so versatile, and this ancient grain's power is shown off in this Southwestern-inspired dish. A lime-cilantro vinaigrette takes the flavor to the next level.
Keep reading for two more quinoa recipes.
Eating papaya helps encourage digestion, ease indigestion, and prevent constipation. But it's the tropical flavors that make it the perfect debloating snack to enjoy this Summer. While papaya is good and sweet on its own, here are four recipes to have you enjoying this natural debloating food.
Here's a doughnut that's definitely diet-approved! A drizzle of agave syrup and squeeze of lime enhance the natural flavor of papaya, and the sunflower seeds add protein, along with a nice crunch. A great addition to any breakfast or brunch menu.
Berry-Papaya Power Parfaits
Combine the powers of fat-fighting blueberries and debloating papaya into one satisfying snack. These parfaits are rich in protein, fiber, and antioxidants. Make a few ahead of time and there's no excuse to not enjoy this healthy snack!
See papaya salad two ways after the break!
If you're getting in shape for a big event like a wedding, or want to look your best for bikini season, what you eat makes all the difference. Besides helping with weight loss, the right foods can also minimize bloating. Here's where asparagus comes in: this Spring veggie encourages colon health and also stimulates the growth of probiotics in the body. From breakfast to dinner, help give your digestive system a little support with these healthy asparagus recipes.
Spring Veggie Frittata
Start your morning off with a asparagus-filled frittata. What's great is that you can make this recipe on a Sunday and portion it out to enjoy over the course of the week. Omit the cheese to keep the recipe flat-belly-friendly.
Marinated Mushroom and Asparagus Salad
Vegan and gluten-free, this salad puts you in asparagus heaven. Earthy enough to stand up on its own, it's also great when paired with tofu, fish, or chicken.
See what's for dinner after the break!