Gary Barlow used to be on the heavier side, but has since lost quite a bit of weight. Now that he's mentoring some contestants on the X Factor, he's actually brought in his nutritionist to help them out as well.
And now they're almost all on the high protein, no-to-little carb diets. And most love it!
Carbohydrates are apparently banned in a high-protein diet of fish and nuts. Barlow also encouraged his acts to visit the gym to ensure they are in the best shape to perform.
Here's what some of the contestants had to say:
‘I’ve lost a stone in a week. I am on this very strict diet, but it’s full of energy. It is pure protein and nutrition, there are no carbs. I wasn’t a big eater before, but ate at the wrong times.’
‘Gary’s given us a healthy eating plan. It is smoothies for breakfast and slow-releasing energy, so snacking on almonds and healthy things instead of eating sweets.’
Though, not EVERYONE is on board:
‘You can see Craig wants to be healthy. I think he needs to take it a bit easier.’
As long as people aren't going overboard, then we're all for it! Just gotta keep it in that sweet spot of hard work but not going crazy over it.
That's a thin line, unfortunately.
Good luck, guys!
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