Body & Soul: What I Ate Today — Gail Simmons
Celebrity nutritionist Keri Glassman weighs in on top chef judge Gail Simmons’ diet in the new issue of OK! magazine — on sale everywhere now!
FATS 13g CARBS 67g PROTEIN 27g 466 CALS
“I was at a studio, so I had half of a whole-wheat breakfast wrap with eggs, peppers, mushrooms and spinach,” says Gail. “Plus, a handful of grapes and a medium skim latte.”
FATS 0g CARBS 1g PROTEIN 0g 6 CALS
“I had two Altoids — that counts for the calorie total!” she jokes of a whirlwind day in NYC promoting her gig as the newest member of the Eucerin Skin First Council. “And a bottle of water.”
OUR EXPERT SAYS: On-the-go energy — “Pack a small bag of pistachios or mixed nuts and throw in half an ounce of dark chocolate.”
FATS 8g CARBS 70g PROTEIN 32g 477 CALS
During lunch at the OK! office, “I had half a chicken bánh mì Vietnamese-style sandwich on a baguette with lettuce, carrots and a mayonnaise based sauce,” says Gail, who nixed the cupcakes.
OUR EXPERT SAYS: Cut calories — “Lighten up by eating the sandwich open-faced and scraping off some of the mayo.”
OK! BODY & SOUL: WHAT I ATE TODAY — TONI BRAXTON
FATS 58g CARBS 42g PROTEIN 51g 1,013 CALS
“Dinner’s the most exciting meal,” says Gail of a special visit to Le Bernardin in NYC. Her “seafood extravaganza” included oysters, a roasted fish with veggies, wine and a caramel pot de crème.
DURATION: 60 MINS CALORIES BURNED: 478
“I run and do the elliptical with sit-ups and push-ups twice a week,” says Gail, who also spins two days a week at SoulCycle.
OVERALL: FATS 79g CARBS 180g PROTEIN 110g 1,484 CALORIES
"Gail is eating lots of real food and a nice proportion of nutrients — lean protein, carbs and fat,” says Keri. “However, the white bread, dessert, wine and skipped snack bring her down to a B. Gail also has a good consistent moderate exercise routine to burn any extra calories. Consistency is key!”
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