Gabrielle Union looks as fitting and amazing today as when she began her career in Hollywood over two decades ago. However, it is not just happiness that makes the star look amazing.
In a new Instagram post, Union revealed what she nicks from her diet to maintain her physique. Read on to discover the actor’s secrets to staying healthy and fit at 48. And for more on how your favorite stars stay in great shape, check out Kate Beckinsale revealing her exact workout for Flat Abs.
In a 27 July post on Instagram, Union revealed which two foods she usually keeps off her menu to maintain her fit.
From the picture, where Union is wearing a black sports bra and a pair of underwear from Harlem American, the star writes “No gluten, no dairy.” But in her typical cheeky way, she also added, “Except when I eat gluten and dairy products??♀️???.”
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To ensure that she gets plenty of nutrients while squeezing out less healthy foods in her diet, Union makes eating lots of vegetables a priority.
“I’m trying to make my plate like a rainbow,” she said Us Weekly. “So, if you can work in some sweet potatoes or yams or yellow peppers, just try to make your plate as colorful as possible.”
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While Union recognized Us Weekly that she “loves[s] a Cajun ribeye, she says she usually chooses that “narrower pieces of meat” should remain saturated.
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A secret of the union’s ever-youthful fervor? “Eliminate all sugary drinks,” she explained Us Weekly.
“The soft drinks, the coffee drinks … replace all of them with water. I take a liter of water a day … It’s really good when you’re trying to lose weight.”
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