Beautiful singer and actress Beyonce Knowles clearly has some serious diet and exercise secrets. Not only does Beyonce stay in shape for her stage performances, she also undergoes extreme measures to adapt her physique and look for film roles.
Beyonce sticks to a low calorie, low carb diet. She also eats lots of green vegetables. She avoids alcohol, bread and meat.
For the part she had in “Dreamgirls,” Beyonce needed to lose weight fast. She is famous for having gone on the Maple Syrup Diet or the Master Cleanse Diet.
This is a highly popular method amongst celebrities to lose weight quickly before an event or award show.
The Master Cleanse Diet is meant to cleanse the body of any toxins and get rid of any cravings for alcohol, tobacco and drugs. It is also considered to get rid of any craving for wanting to eat junk food, tea, coffee and sugary drinks.
This diet involves drinking just lemonade produced from fresh lime or lemon juice, water, maple syrup and cayenne pepper. There is no intake of solid food whatsoever. This cleanse is normally done for ten days.
After losing the weight she wanted to lose on the Maple Syrup Diet, Beyonce put the weight back on.
On the Oprah Winfrey show, Beyonce admitted that she got cranky on the diet, especially when others around her were eating doughnuts and cookies.
Beyonce has always loved to dance. She considers dancing to be the best exercise. She runs as well for cardio and does light weights in order to tone up.
She has gone on record as working out 5 times per week. Her daily routine involves getting up at 8.30 a.m., eating some cereal, digesting it, then doing 30 minutes of cardio, followed by weights for 45 minutes.