Giada De Laurentiis Stays Fit by Eating Pasta -- A Lot!

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Giada De LaurentiisIt's been a while since I had a full-fledged celeb girl crush on someone. And well, after stumbling on Giada De Laurentiis' show Everyday Italian last weekend on a whim, I've officially come down with my latest love. The way she makes linguine with avocado pesto makes me all hot in the face! In the latest issue of Health, Giada talks about how she maintains her slammin' bod, even with all that delicious cooking she does.

"Pasta doesn't make you fat," she said. "How much pasta you eat makes you fat."

Shoot, if Giada can cook all of these insanely caloric amazing meals and still look that good, then OMG -- there's so TOTALLY hope for the rest of us!

Seriously, how many of us complain that we just don't have the means to eat well during the day (raises hand)? Wahhh, I'll complain often. I'm sitting at my desk, slightly bored, thinking of what I could nosh on as the day continues. But here she is, Giada -- someone who COOKS for a living, and she has the self control to maintain her fab figure.

The woman has a point: It's not WHAT you eat, it's how MUCH of it. Sure, she may be tackling some delectable dishes that are high in calories. However, she's eating enough to be satisfied NOT stuffed. Is self-control easy? No. However, channeling your inner food police can definitely pay off in the long term.

What do you think of Giada's food policy?

 

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