How Audrey Hepburn Stayed Slim Without Ever Dieting
Having a Hollywood-approved figure is easier than you have been made to believe. The beautiful Audrey Hepburn, star of Breakfast at Tiffany’s, remains an iconic model and on-screen actress even 25 years after her demise. Folks still find joy in dressing up as her for Halloween year in and year out. In her debut that led her to the spotlight, she played a vital part of the little black dress, and with her 5’7″ stature and 110-pound weight then, she was thought to be suffering from an eating disorder of some sort. But in reality, she was not in any way suffering, as she led a very healthy lifestyle.
To ease the strain of the wild speculations, she revealed her family secret to maintaining her lifelong slim figure, in an interview with People. And surprisingly, there’s not much to it.
According to Audrey Hepburn’s son, Luca Dotti, she never dieted; in fact, she “loved pasta,” while noting that she ate in a way that could best be described as “eating a little bit of everything.” But what was striking about her eating pattern was the fact that she ate more grains than anything else, which her heartthrob for the significant last years of her life, Robert Wolders, adhered to as his normal eating pattern.
Consider these few healthy habits she groomed herself with:[otw_shortcode_unordered_list items=”5″ style=”with-icon list-style-7″ item_1_name=”Stay Hydrated: As common as this knowledge is, very few put it into practice. It is no news that water is life, and just to put it to the test, try living three days without water. Audrey Hepburn knew the value of water, so she mandated to remain hydrated always. As her son puts it, she was about drinking lots of water and eating vegetables.” item_2_name=”Enjoy Simple Recipes: Rather than fuss over recipes that seem to be highly nutritious but have a tough preparatory process, Audrey Hepburn stuck to much simpler healthy recipes. According to her son, she wasn’t a full-on vegetarian, but ate meat in small quantities and enjoyed local recipes.” item_3_name=”Mindfulness: There’s the belief that how you see the world determines how it reacts to you. If you look at it from a cynical and gloomy viewpoint, it’ll always be doom and gloom. But should you continually behold it positively, irrespective of prevailing circumstances, it will gradually yield to your positive influence. Basically, mindfulness is all about living each moment to the fullest without letting the negativity get you. Appreciate the life that you have, and hope for better days while living today fully.” item_4_name=”Choose Wisely for Career Fulfillment: Rather than sit behind a desk all day, grumbling as you slave away at a job you hate, take the risk and move on to your passion, irrespective of the insecurity that may surround it. No vision speaks at the beginning, which means it will always be tough to start, but the end is the goal. Audrey chose hers after the first usual stages of indecision, and the rest is history.” item_5_name=”Cook in Season: As mentioned earlier, Audrey was a lover of simple, healthy food. This was influenced by her habit of looking for seasonal food items, to get them fresher, which typically means more nutritious. She ate what felt right to her body, at the right time, and ignored the frequently misleading ‘labels.’ She knew when to detoxify, refill, and exercise her body, thus maintaining her health and figure.”][/otw_shortcode_unordered_list]
It was not all cupcakes and rainbows for Hepburn, however, as her weight and life, in general, weren’t always healthy. At some point, she had a long-lasting bout of starvation due to jaundice and the trauma that surrounded her early life in the Netherlands during the time of its suppression and occupation. She mainly survived on plants until the liberation of the Netherlands, where she steadfastly worked her way up and maintained her iconic healthy lifestyle. This is what eventually allowed her to become a cultural icon.
All in all, Audrey Hepburn could best be described as a star with scars immortalized in the hearts of her fans. She indeed proved you could live your dreams with simple steps, regardless of the complications life throws at you.
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