Melissa McCartney's new figureSource: Just Jared
Melissa McCarthy is an American actress, comedienne, writer, fashion designer, and producer.
She made her first appearance in the 1997 television comedy series. In 2010, she had the lead role in “Mike & Molly”. In 2011, she acted in the comedy movie “Bridesmaids” which made her famous and loved by her fans as an overweight and hilarious actress.
Melissa has made positive changes in her health and shed approximately 75 pounds. She now is looking slim and stunning. The actress has plans to start her own clothing line for bigger women. Melissa wants to get into shape for an upcoming movie role and made a drastic change to her lifestyle. Melissa's trainer and nutritionist has revealed the diet plan that she followed the “5 rules to key success” plan.
The actress was eating fruits, veggies, nuts, and whole grains throughout the year. The food contains carbohydrates, minerals, fiber, and vitamins which kept her from feeling hungry.
- Low Carb dieting and low insulin:
Melissa was on a low-carb diet (not avoiding carbohydrates completely) and also was on a high protein diet for 5 hours before sleep to keep her insulin level low for 12 hours, which helps in weight loss.
Whenever the actress was hungry she had a tall glass of water with lemon. This made her feel full and the intake of food was less.
- Natural weight loss pills:
Every day she had two cups of green tea and a natural weight loss pill (Garcinia Cambogia) with breakfast, lunch, and dinner, which kept her metabolism and energy level high.
- Proteins :
The actress consumed high protein sources - grilled chicken, fish, fat-free turkey and egg whites, which aided in her weight loss.