Jessica Simpson's Secret Smoothie Diet Will Slim Down Any Mom (With a Private Chef)

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jessica simpsonNow that Jessica Simpson is "finally" losing the baby weight (just for the record, people, baby daughter Maxwell Drew is only 6 months old, so, really?), everybody wants to know HOW the Weight Watchers rep managed to drop a reported 60 pounds in just 4 months. Um, one would assume by following Weight Watchers, right? Well, yes. But NOT by following just any old Weight Watchers program: Simpson "finally" got slim by sticking to a brand new super secret smoothie crash diet created for Weight Watchers by Simpson's former personal chef.

Except since TMZ leaked the diet's details earlier today, it ain't so super secret anymore. Woo-hoo! Now every new mom can follow the same exact plan, right? Like Jessica Simpson! Skinny is just a smoothie away!

Yeah, probably not.

Sure, the 4-month plan sounds do-able -- even the 15-day smoothie diet kickstart seems like something the average mom might be able to pull off: 5 days of 3 smoothies a day (with 2 healthy snacks); 5 days of 2 smoothies a day (2 healthy snacks, 1 meal); and 5 days of 1 smoothie a day (with 2 snacks and 2 meals).

But when you take a closer look, this "simple" regime gets way more complex. The smoothies on this menu aren't the "mix one scoop of powder with 8 ounces of water" type; nor are the healthy snacks and meals of the "heat and serve" variety. There are as many ingredients in these smoothies as there are in any fully-stocked entree: 2 cups of packed spinach leaves; raw almonds, lime juice, greek yogurt, etc. Sounds great -- don't get me wrong -- but we're talking about a lot more shopping/prep time than the average new mom has for smoothie-making. And the meals:"Egg white omelets, chicken satays, whipped chick peas, soba noodles, and shrimp skewers," again, don't exactly fit into the category of quick and easy. Or at least not the kind of quick and easy a new mom needs.

Hey, it would be amazing if any and every new mom had access to food like this (it would be amazing if any and every human had access to food like this). But how many of us actually do?

Do you think Jessica Simpson's secret smoothie diet is do-able for most moms?



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Sierr... SierraLynn

I think a healthy diet and exercise is do able by anyone. You don't need a fancy diet that some celebrity does to lose weight. You need good old fashioned self discipline and the will to do it. And to not expect a 60 lbs loss in 4 months.

Reepi... Reepicheep.CSL

I have all of that stuff in my kitchen all the time... not that hard, it is part of eating healthy!

purpl... purpleflower514

I question how healthy it would be for a nursing mother to eat nothing but 3 smoothies and 2 snacks a day.

It really isn't hard to have regular food and still lose weight.

lovem... lovemyson1224

I agree with purpleflower.... Doesn't sound like enough food for someone nursing.

jagam... jagamama0710

I don't think it would be that hard. You just have to be committed to it, as with any lifestyle change. Those aren't really "exotic" foods. Also, I would argue this might even be a bit easier for some moms. While I love big healthy salads and regular meals, it's a lot easier for me to throw a bunch of food into my blender and drink. 

As for it being unhealthy, I disagree. It sounds as if these are "real food" smoothies, not ones made from powder and loads of sugar. I can easily pack 4+ servings of fruits and veggies in one smoothie. It's my favorite way to get more greens in my body. And if she's drinking 3 of those? As long as she's adding some kind of protein to them (greek yogurt, tofu, etc.) and eating balanced snacks as I'm sure she most definitely is, I think this sounds like a great "kickstart".

jagam... jagamama0710

Also, this nation has a serious food problem when egg white omelettes and shrimp skewers are considered fancy...just sayin'.

nonmember avatar guest

She does look smaller than she did when pregnant, but 60 pounds? Is she including the weight she lost in the delivery room in that amount? I hate it when weight loss ads do that. That wouldn't be completely honest and she wouldn't need Weight Watchers (or I guess in this case, a personal chef making smoothies)to do it.

Lady-jen Pabutawan

I have never done the "Slim-Fast Diet," but I do drink Slim-Fast from time to time.

Jules Shender

in accordance with the comment about nursing mothers: As long as the mother is reaching her 2,300 calorie requirement and has a healthy balance of protein, iron, and fat in her diet, there is NO reason to worry about the breastmilk. a mother only needs an additional 500 calories a day for baby, so if she eats 2000 to 2300, she's unofficially dieting anyway.

Ans as for weight loss not being that hard, frankly, blow it out your ass :P Pre baby, I weighed 180 (I was trying to lose weight before I found out I was pregnant). I was 230lbs after giving birth and after losing 20 pounds initially, I've been yo-yoing between 205 and 215 ever since(My son turns 2 in May). sometimes I even go over 215...and on those days I work from home XD

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