“Food used to be really important to me. I loved steak, I loved hamburgers, I loved all that stuff. I can’t believe how irresponsible I was, eating what I ate….”
Emmy-winning talk show host and American Idol judge Ellen DeGeneres may be the first Shape cover model to not don a two piece for her guest sport on the health & wellness mag — but the comedienne does share some helpful tips for how she keeps her body in tip-top condition.
El — a yoga fanatic — adheres to a strict diet that excludes all meats, diary, and sugar.
“No animals, no dairy, nothing processed; a lot of soup, veggies, rice, beans, legumes. I want to be on my toes; I want to have energy. And as much as the diet seems like a sacrifice, it’s helping me.”