Victoria’s Secret Angel and supermodel Adriana Lima has one of those bodies that makes you put your head down in shame for eating that bagel and cream cheese this morning—and she has two kids. Aside from her fitness regimen—she does boxing and cardio on the regular, and she’s pretty hardcore about it—her diet also plays a big role in her rock-hard abs and incredible physique. So, when we learned that the model dished to Vogue about her favorite morning drink that helps keep her slim, we were all ears.
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Adriana says she whips up this recipe each morning to help boost her metabolism and energy levels for the day: half an organic avocado, one cup of water (or 1 cup of milk and ½ cup of plain yogurt) and honey to taste. Just throw it in a blender and voila! It’s that easy.
But can it really help de-bloat or keep your tummy flat? “Yogurt is a good source of probiotics, which can help balance gut microflora and calm the belly,” says celebrity nutritionist Paula Simpson. “Avocado is a source of fiber and essential fatty acids that will also support digestion to help avoid bloating.” We’re ready to jump on this stat.