Miranda Lambert’s Weight Loss Secrets: Juice, Chicken, and Sweet Potatoes

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Miranda Lambert

Photo Credit: Curtis Sabir / Splash News

Many have speculated about the somewhat-recent weight loss of country music star Miranda Lambert, wondering if she’d undergone surgery—she didn’t.

She lost weight through regular exercise and a portion-controlled healthy diet. Bacon and eggs were swapped for green juice at breakfast, and chicken and sweet potatoes replaced cheeseburgers and steaks.

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For her exercise routine, she mixed it up with jogging, horseback riding, walking, cardio, and circuit training with her trainer.

As a result, she dropped two dress sizes, going from a size eight to a six.

She’s lost between 30 and 45 pounds since 2012.

Miranda Lambert’s Daily Diet Routine

What is Miranda Lambert’s weight loss diet? Let’s take a look:

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  • Breakfast: She eliminated high-calorie breakfasts often consisting of eggs, potatoes, bacon, and toast, and sometimes pancakes. Now she has a nutrient-dense vegetable and fruit juice that contains lots of green vegetables such as spinach, celery, or kale, and some fruit for a sweetener such as an apple or a pineapple.
  • Lunch: Instead of having turkey and cheese sandwiches, she eats salads with a low-calorie salad dressing, and topped with grilled chicken or salmon. Sometimes she would also have some mixed nuts or raw almond butter. The key at lunch was to eliminate bread.
  • Dinner: Miranda Lambert also chose healthy dinners featuring seafood, grilled chicken, or lean cuts of steak. She sometimes eats rice and potatoes, and tends to skip dessert.
    Snacks: She likes to snack on almonds, or might have a piece of fruit.

Although rumors first speculated that Miranda Lambert had weight loss surgery, the country singer’s lifestyle begs to differ. Lambert enjoys a diet with healthy foods such as chicken and green juice. Overall, a healthy weight-loss program should avoid sugar and processed foods, and contain lots of vegetables and other whole foods.


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