Jennie Garth and Twilight star hubby Peter Facinelli find willpower in cleansing their diets at the same time.

The parents of three, who have been married since 2001, find strength by leaning on each other for support.

“I’m on the TrimFit cleanse, which means you get to eat one meal a day,” the actress, 38, tells me. “My husband’s on the cold turkey, straight-up, full-body cleanse, where he doesn’t eat for seven days. We’re doing it together at the same time, commiserating, but he’s doing the more harsh one. We cleanse it out once every year — once every two years, for me – my husband and I do it together.”

How does she find the discipline to do a cleanse?

“It’s really hard,” she admits. “It’s hard, but sometimes you just get out of control with your eating. Personally, I’ve come off of an emotional-eating binge. My dad died, my daughter was sick, so it’s been a two-year thing of not really taking care of myself. I’m trying to refocus on taking care of my insides as well as my outsides, and this is the start of that.”

Here’s my pic with Jennie:
Jennie is a spokesperson for Hidden Valley’s Love Your Veggies campaign. Pick up OK! on newsstands now to get her What I Ate Today feature. The cover line is Katie Holmes/“At Last! Baby Brother For Suri!”

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