Angelina Jolie is an Oscar-winning hollywood heartthrob, who became popular because of playing kick-ass roles in movies such as the “Lara Croft” , Mr. & Mrs. Smith (2005), Wanted (2008), Salt (2010) and Maleficent (2014). This beautiful lady reeks of elegance and poise. She has maintained her body exceptionally well. Never have I ever seen a single photo of Jolie, where she wasn’t looking absolutely stunning.
She is one of the Hollywood’s highest-paid actresses. We have often seen her name on many “most beautiful women” lists. This versatile actress who can look good in absolutely anything, has an ancestry which is just as diverse. She gets a bit of German and a pinch of Slovak genes in her from her father, and she is French-Canadian, Dutch, German, Czech, (*sigh*) and remote Huron, on her mother’s side.
This American actress, and filmmaker isn’t just a pretty face. She has a heart that beats for the underpriveledged. She is a humanitarian. Off-screen, Jolie is actively involved in international charity projects, especially those that involve refugees.She supports a variety of causes,but is prominently noted for her advocacy on behalf of refugees as a Special Envoy for the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR). Jolie has been recognized as one of the most influential and powerful people in the American entertainment industry.
After all the work, she still finds time for herself and the time to wow us with her wardrobe. Her beautifully toned leg became the topic of discussion after her appearance at the 2012 Academy Awards. Her picture with ‘leg’ pose went viral and social media went crazy trying to imitate her. The instance became so famous that many people started using ‘Jolie’ as a verb. So the whole internet was trying to jolie the leg! That’s the kind of impact that Angelina Jolie has on people!
Now coming to how she maintains the legs, I mean body, that drives people crazy. Some people criticised Angelina Jolie’s figure that she is too skinny when she was suffering from an eating disorder in 2011. She had lost around 10kilos at that time. But she got right back on track with the Lara Croft movies. She got on a strict regime to get in shape for the movie. Jolie was forced to give up cigarettes and coffee and replace them with steamed meat, vegetables and soya milk. It was a difficult test for her cause she used to skip breakfast and have a cigarette and coffee instead. Her intensive workout regime included kickboxing, canoeing, street fighting and yoga.
“A special diet also helped me shape my body. I ate steamed sea bass or steamed beef and vegetables, and I had no sugar and only drank soy milk.” Jolie was glad to gain a few healthy pounds with her new diet and excercise and get back those wonderful curves.Jolie never indulges in junk food. Though, she loves an occasional McDonald’s cheese burger.
Her typical day looks something like this:
- For Breakfast she takes a bowl of Cereal or a cup of Soy Milk.
- Mer midday Snack would be nuts or fruits.
- For lunch she eats Green Veggies and Salads.
- To satisfy that sweet tooth, she eats gummi bears abd calls it her snack. Also she requires to have 2 glasses of protein shake in a day, as her diet is low in protein rich food.
- Dinner usually contains a lean steak.
Jolie has reportedly been seen snacking on a diet of ‘ancient grains’ and seeds to keep her slender body in shape.The Tourist star claims a mixture of quinoa, millet, chia seeds, spelt and buckwheat have huge health benefits and help her maintain her figure. So concluding her diet, she follows a diet with low carbs, more green veggies, fruits and grains. She has smaller meals at short intervals. She keeps herself hydrated. And age does ample physical exercises, yoga being her favorite.It is because of her lean and svelte body shape that she has been offered action movies like the Tomb Raider. She is 5’8” in height and has a weight of around 59 kg.
She used to have a high protein diet, low carbohydrate meal to help her in building muscle. The film required her to be an athletic woman. Like all the Hollywood celebrities she consumes lots of protein, takes steamed vegetables, fruits and lots of water in her diet. They take a little amount of complex carbohydrate, enough to replenish the body with the required energy. These days celebrity trainers are forcing their celebrities to perform intense aerobic and anaerobic exercises that help in burning the fat quickly. She opts for a diet plan that includes fresh fruits. She avoids the use of red meat and wheat based food items. She also likes having raw salads in her meal.