Paulina Porizkova, 56, Reveals Her Dieting Secrets
At 56, Paulina Porizkova looks half her age. The supermodel, who regularly shares photos of her forever young body on social media, clearly knows something about anti-aging for the body and mind. And, on Wednesday, she revealed one of her main health hacks responsible for her fit physique—a popular fasting method paired with a strategic eating plan. Read on to learn Paulina Porizkova's 5 main eating strategies and the photos that prove they work—and to get beach-ready yourself, don't miss these essential 30 Best-Ever Celebrity Bikini Photos!
She Does Intermittent Fasting
During the video, Paulina revealed that she follows a form of intermittent fasting. "I do the 16:8 diet, which just means basically that you don't eat for 16 hours and then you eat for eight," she explained. "I generally take it as I eat whatever I want for eight hours because I like food, but I also kind of tend to like more healthy food."
She Indulges in Cravings
While she eats healthy most of the time, if she craves comfort food she indulges in it. "If I need a fried chicken, then I need a fried chicken," she said. "It's just the way it is."
She Doesn't Obsess Over Food
The fasting method is "actually really easy," Paulina said. "I did get hungry at first when I first started doing this diet. I'd kind of obsess about food, but then it sort of evens out. Now, I don't even think about it. In fact, I'm not at all hungry until 16 hours later when I do get hungry."
She Orders Food From Splendid Spoon
While she doesn't follow a vegan diet, Paulina is a big fan of Splendid Spoon, a plant-based meal delivery service. 'Now, this is going to sound like an [advertisement] for this company, which it's not because I'm not getting paid and they don't even know I exist,' she said, adding that she pays for the food herself. Her favorite offering from the company is a blackberry basil smoothie made with bananas, blackberries, pea protein, basil, lemon juice, dates, and chia seeds. If she is "really hungry," has "been working out, or needs something to hold her over for a late dinner, she will nosh on soup or a noodle bowl from the company. "They have a whole bunch of stuff. It's all vegan. It's really good for you. It's very healthy," she explained.
She Eats What She Wants for Dinner
After eating incredibly healthy during the day, Paulina indulges at dinner. "I do this, so then I could go out to dinner and have whatever I like for dinner — and that includes a glass of wine or a cocktail and dessert," she explained. "This way I don't feel deprived. It works for me now.
It's obviously individual for everybody, but you asked what I did, and so this is what I do."