Suzanne Somer's 'Sexy Forever' Diet

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Suzanne Somer's 'Sexy Forever' Diet
Thu, 11-29-2012 - 10:11am

Suzanne Somer’s  ‘Sexy Forever’ Diet

From Woman’s World Magazine

There’s just no denying it:  At age 66, size-6, TV icon Suzanne Somers still has a knock-out figure.  Her secret?  She calls it her ‘Sexy Forever’ diet.


A quick guide:

We chatted with Suzanne, read all the diet rules in her best seller Sexy Forever, and came up with a quick-start menu that’ll make it easy for you to dive in and get losing right away.  In a nutshell, you’ll eat bagels or cereal for breakfast; fruit for snacks; and rich low-carb meals for lunch and dinner.  To maximize results, Suzanne urges you to buy only additive-free, minimally processed foods and to make room in your budge for as many organic ingredients as possible.  Add heart-pumping exercise at least 30 minutes three times a week, that’s all there is to it.

Your Skinny Menu

Based on guidelines from Suzanne Somer’s Sexy Forever, these menus are as effective as they are uncomplicated.  Just did in and start losing!  Serving sizes for protein-rich foods are suggestions; Suzanne urges you to listen to your body, easting as much (up to 8 oz.) or as little as you need to feel full.  Drink as much as as you like.  Choose organic foods when your budget allows.  Add low-carb natural extras (spices, mustard, vinegar, lemon juice) as desired.  Always get a doctor’s okay to try a new plan.

Early morning fruit

1 serving fruit (1 average sized piece or ½ cup sliced)

BREAKFAST


Choose one daily; wait at least 20 minutes after finishing your early morning fruit before enjoying this meal.

1 cup whole-grain cereal, ½ cup fast-free milk

OR

Plain yogurt

OR

1 Whole-wheat bagel, 1 tablespoon fat-free cream cheese

LUNCH

Choose one daily

6 oz burger, sprinkle of blue cheese, NO BUN, 1 ½ cups grilled or broiled mixed vegetables drizzled with olive oil

OR

6 oz shrimp or chicken, 3 cups mixed salad, shredded Parmesan, natural Caesar dressing

OR

6 oz natural nitrate-free deli meat rolled in lettuce leaves, mustard for dipping, 1 ½ cups lightly steamed vegetables with full-fat dip

MID-AFTERNOON SNACK

1 serving fruit

DINNER


Choose one daily

6 oz grilled steak or salmon

Easy mushroom cream sauce: Heat 3 Tbs. olive oil.  Add ¼ lb sliced mushrooms; sauté 5-7 minutes.  Stir in ½ cup chicken broth, scraping bits from the bottom of pan; reduce broth by half.  Add ¼ cup heavy cream and seasoning to taste; cook 1-2 minutes until bubbling

Steamed broccoli or asparagus

OR

6 oz roasted chicken breast with olive oil, lemon and thyme

Steamed green beans tossed with garlic, olive oil and lemon juice

MAKE YOUR OWN MENUS:

SHOP SMART

Choose additive-free ingredients and go organic as often as you can.

START WITH FRUIT

HAVE A CARB-RICH BREAKFAST

Aim for about 200 calories of whole grains plus a serving of fat-free dairy

GO LOW-CARB AT LUNCH AND DINNER

Enjoy about 6 oz protein and at least 1 ½ cups vegetables per meal.

TIP!

For long-term metabolism boosting, Suzanne strongly recommends gentle yoga.