As an ex fashion model and cover girl, it’s no surprise that First Lady of the United States Melania Trump knows how to look after herself. Slim Melania, who married the now President Donald Trump, 73, in 2005, still has an enviable figure that wouldn’t look out of place on a catwalk even though she celebrated her 50th birthday last month. But what are her diet secrets?

“Got many requests from you for recipe of my every day delicious & healthy breakfast,” she wrote.

The blend called for fresh and organic spinach, celery, carrots, blueberries, apple, orange juice, lemon juice, fat free yogurt, olive oil, flex seeds, omega-3, and vitamin D.

While it may seem excessive, the huge intake of fruits and vegetables may account for Melania’s flawless skin and model figure, which she’s also said to maintain by walking wearing ankle weights. 

The healthy diet habit could also mean she’ll live longer thanks to the abundance of nutrients she’s getting each day. 

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Fruits are high in vitamins and minerals, including folate, vitamin C and potassium, and are rich in fibre, which can help to maintain a healthy gut.

The World Health Organization (WHO) recommends eating a minimum of 400g of fruit and vegetables a day to lower the risk of serious health problems, such as heart disease, stroke and some types of cancer.

Though Melania eats well, she told GQ she doesn’t go to extremes. “I live a healthy life, I take care of my skin and my body,” she said. “I’m against Botox, I’m against injections; I think it’s damaging your face, damaging your nerves. It’s all me. I will age gracefully, as my mom does.”

The former model and businesswoman has also rejected the idea of a ‘diet’ in the past.

She told Refinery29 that her eating habits are “not a diet. I just like to eat healthy because I feel better and have more energy.”

However, while she may be a fruit fan, the First Lady isn’t so keen on vegetables. In an appearance on The Martha Stewart Show, before the Trumps had any connection to the White House, she admitted she didn’t eat onions and doesn’t like artichokes.

She’s also very happy to indulge every once in a while, and revealed her favourite dish in an interview with New York Magazine in 2010.

“One thing I love most about New York is the variety of amazing foods you can eat,” she said. “My all-time favorite is the chicken Parmigianino at Jean Georges.”

Source: Daily Express | Diet