I have to admit that I often wondered how uncomfortable donning a skin tight black suit would be. Anne Hathaway made it look easy breezy and I'm sure it wasn't that difficult for her as she was already quite thin. Anyhow, I came across the article below at http://www.youbeauty.com which is quickly becoming one of my most favorite sites to visit!!
It's not about being "thin", it's about being healthy and the article from YouBeauty discusses how eating anti-inflammatory foods helps you get there. You can read more about it on their website You Beauty.
We got the inside scoop on the anti-inflammatory eating plan the actress followed to prepare for her catty role in “The Dark Knight Rises.”
If you were faced with the prospect of donning an unforgiving, figure-hugging Catwoman suit on the big screen, you might think about tightening up your eating habits.
That’s exactly what actress Anne Hathaway did, who rocks a slim and toned physique in the new Batman film, “The Dark Knight Rises,” which premiers this Friday. To get in meow-worthy shape, Hathaway teamed up with nutrition coach Jackie Keller and her team at Nutrifit. Together, they developed a plan to help the already-slim star look leaner and more toned.
“Anne came to us as a vegetarian who skewed towards vegan—besides meat, she doesn’t eat cheese, eggs or fish,” says Keller. “So we engineered a diet that would get her to her goal without affecting her eating preferences.”
But this was no celebrity starvation diet just so Hathaway could slip on the slinky suit. Instead, the eating plan focused on healthy, anti-inflammatory foods—namely, foods high in antioxidants, which help fight inflammation and free radicals in our system.
Reducing inflammation in your body can not only help keep you healthy, but can also give you a beauty boost. “Many anti-inflammatory foods contain healthy fats that contribute to your skin’s natural oil barriers,” says Keller. “If you don’t have enough of those fats, the skin can produce a more irritating form of oil and wreak havoc on your otherwise glowing face.”
Interested in trying out Hathaway’s healthy eating regimen? Here’s an easy guide to Keller’s anti-inflammatory plan.
Avoid these foods, which can trigger your body’s inflammatory response:
Refined grains, such as white bread and white rice
Red meat, or any meat that’s high in saturated fat
Nightshade vegetables, including onions, potatoes, eggplant, tomatoes and peppers. For some people, like Hathaway, this type of vegetable can cause inflammation, according to Keller.