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Actress turned pop star, back to being an actress in the next Nasty movie, Ariana Grande is truly an icon. Somehow, between hit albums, new movie roles, and great beauty products, she always finds time to focus on her diet.

In fact, Grande cares a lot about the food she puts in her body, and it shows. The little pop star impresses fans with her again and again rem beauty promos, looking absolutely gorgeous. So what does the “34+35” singer do to look fabulous 24/7?

As for her slim figure, being vegan certainly helps. Grande has been on a vegan diet since 2013, and she’s learned which plant-based foods make her feel the best. But the star has other healthy tricks that also keep her fit.

Keep reading to find out Grande’s eating habitsand then find out Selena Gomez’s exact breakfast, lunch, and dinner.


Grande’s trainer Harley Pasternak said popsugar that the pop star is all about her morning smoothies. She’ll even sometimes go on a full smoothie diet when performing a body reset. Pasternak said she loves white, red and green smoothies. According American News, each of these smoothies contains the nutrients you need for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Smoothies get their name from their ingredients – for example, Pasternak’s Green Smoothie contains spinach, pears, green grapes, avocado, lime and Greek yogurt.

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Sugar isn’t really part of Grande’s diet unless it’s natural. After all, the pop icon obsessed on berries, which have a lot of natural sugars. Grande often posts about her berry snacks on Instagram, and she seems to particularly love blueberries, which have many health benefits: lowering blood pressure, cholesterol, and even heart disease risk. And when The voice judge still has a sugar craving, she will opt for a sweet potato with cinnamon.

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As for the “Positions” singer’s diet, her trainer says she incorporates lots of Japanese foods. “Ariana Grande, she’s vegan, and she loves daikon, lotus, adzuki beans, almost like a macrobiotic Japanese [diet]”, said Pasternak CHARM. A macrobiotic diet includes whole grains, vegetables and legumes, with vegetables making up 25-35% of dietary intake. The diet is known to contain many anti-inflammatory foods that promote weight loss and overall well-being.

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Balance is key to Grande’s daily diet. Pasternak said PopSugar that the ‘Wicked’ star isn’t afraid to indulge every once in a while anymore. And although she still eats very healthy, she has slacked off a bit on the foods she allows herself to eat. “She’s expanded the ingredients she puts in her diet,” Pasternak said. A typical lunch for Grande might be a well-balanced salad with kale, avocado, cashews, and teriyaki.

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Late-night snacks are never a good idea, but Grande’s trainer also warns against caffeine. While Grande may indulge in a soy latte during the day, she stays away from coffee at night. “I give her the best practices to make sure she’s setting herself up for success, like making sure there’s no caffeine before she goes to bed,” Pasternak said. PopSugar. Drinking coffee in the afternoon or later could interfere with your sleep, reducing your energy levels during the day. And with a schedule as busy as Grande’s, she has to be on her game!

Want to know more about celebrity diets? Check out the #1 food Chris Evans swears by in his 40s.

Mia Salas

Mia is a freelance writer for several publications and soon to be graduating from Princeton University with a degree in English. Read more