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Exactly What [jlo] Jennifer Lopez's Daily Diet Looks Like!

Well, if you are anything like me - you wonder - IF THEY DIDN'T HAVE A PERSONAL CHEF AND/OR TRAINER every day - would they look like they do?

Maybe so - maybe not - regardless of who is doing the cooking - what matters is WHAT is being consumed that makes the difference. So, I did some digging to find out HOW HUMAN IS JLO?

What does she crave, what does she eat daily? Does she splurge and if so - on what and how often?



here is what I found! First let me start off by saying - I AM THE SAME AGE AS JLO!!! We will both be 52 this year so I think this was a good STAR to use as reference - because - i'm A NORMAL HUMAN BEING - no private chef's, etc. so, I was curious to see if I could handle the plan she follows!! Let's see.....

She doesn't skimp on seven glasses of water daily — but does skip non-organic foods, carrots, as well as any caffeine.

J.Lo, 51, is a firm believer that her healthy diet is what keeps her looking and feeling so good. "What you eat doesn't just affect your body; it can also affect the way your skin looks," she told Hello!. Piling the right things on her plate also keeps her going through intense workouts, too. (Those six-pack abs didn't just magically appear by themselves.)

In 2019, she announced she cut sugar and most carbs from her diet in a week-plus challenge. YAY JLO!!! Sure wish I could have shared my book with her!!

In an interview with her trainer - they shared the following TENDENCIES that help keep her in shape.

Drinking 7 cups of water each day: That's a lot of H2O! According to one of Jennifer's trainers, Dodd Romero, the superstar chugs water throughout the entire day. “She drinks a minimum of seven glasses a day,” Romero said.

Everyone's hydration needs are different, but our nutrition experts recommend at least 72 ounces of water every day.

  • Powering up on lean proteins: Because she's known to eat organic foods only, it shouldn't be a surprise to hear that Jennifer skips processed items. Romero shared that her main sources of protein are egg whites in the morning, and white meat turkey, lean cuts of chicken and grass-fed beef throughout the week. She also eats staples like salmon for omega-3s nutrients, and a "handful" of nuts each day for healthy fats, per Romero.

  • Eating leafy greens and cruciferous vegetables: Jennifer's plates are full of things like kale, broccoli, and spinach on the regular — but not all vegetables are always on her plate. Romero says that she likes to steer clear of vegetables with higher amounts of naturally occurring sugar, including carrots and corn, among others.

  • Leaning into supercharged carbohydrates: Not all carbs are bad! Some of J.Lo's favorite healthy carbs include sweet potatoes, brown rice, quinoa, and oatmeal, Romero shared.


Taking a look at what she's revealed to the public over the years, here's exactly what Jennifer Lopez eats in a day:


Jennifer often kicks off her day with a shake! YES, YES, DID YOU HEAR THAT??? WOO - HOO, I am doing the happy dance over here!!

JLO ALWAYS has a PLAN in place. She knows what she's going to eat for the entire week ahead of time.

Her go-to smoothie includes berries, Greek yogurt, cinnamon, honey, ice cubes, a squirt of fresh lemon juice, and a scoop of protein powder.

She'll also eat oatmeal with fresh berries, her trainer says, but J.Lo usually skips coffee unless it's decaf.

"I haven’t had caffeine in years," she told USA TODAY. Instead, she drinks tons of water to stay hydrated, especially before workouts.


For lunch, Jennifer will opt for a veggie-filled salad, like with kale, toasted pumpkin seeds, crumbled queso, minced shallots, and a dressing made with lemon juice and extra-virgin olive oil, according to People. She'll also whip up a salad with salmon, broccoli, peppers, zucchini, and a drizzle of vinaigrette.

In general, she "stays away from processed foods and gets her nutrients from whole sources," Romero told Us Weekly.

To fuel up for her busy schedule, J.Lo always makes sure she gets protein with her meals. "Protein is my go-to whenever I start having cravings," she said to Hello!. "It fills me up and keeps me full longer. It's a great muscle fuel."

Her favorite sources include egg whites, white turkey meat, chicken breast, grass-fed beef, and fish, such as omega-3-filled salmon and sea bass. She'll also have a handful of nuts a day.

J.Lo's other snacks also stick to her plant-based plan: "I also love to relax with my kids after a workout and share a healthy snack with them," she told Hello!. "I always carry fruit and veggies with me to give me something to snack on between meals."


If she's at home, J.Lo will sit down with the kids around 6:30 p.m. for dinner, Hollywood Life reports.

Her dinner usually consists of a lean protein with more veggies and complex carbs like brown rice, sweet potatoes, or quinoa.

The quinoa "feels like rice and beans, which I grew up with," she told Us Weekly. "And I like pork and chicken — especially Puerto Rican style!"

For example, she'll pair a grilled chicken breast with sautéed brussels sprouts and baked yams, according to People. Even when she's out, J.Lo knows how to scan menu for the best choices.

"Most restaurants offer healthy, low-calorie meals so I watch for things on the menu that fit my lifestyle,"she told Hello!. "I'll have a salad or some fish with veggies. And I make sure I drink lots of water throughout the meal."

J.Lo's certainly knows how to max out on healthy, nutritious foods, but she's not about total restriction. "Throughout the years I’ve learned the importance of maintaining a healthier […] diet," she People. "I still eat some of the foods I love, but in moderation. I don’t deprive myself."

X-Fiancé Alex Rodriguez shared on The View that Jennifer's guilty pleasures include chocolate chip ice cream and chocolate chip cookies, and TRAINER Romano also confirmed she's partial to a cookie. SEE, SHE IS HUMAN! lol.

Do you think you could do the JLO DIET?

I love everything about it!

I'd suggest starting here if you aren't sure HOW TO GET STARTED on a healthy (healthier) lifestyle! It truly is the way I kicked off (after so many years of trying to figure it out on my own too) a new way of eating and living!









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