Diets celebrities in a fun photo project

The list of celebrities who go on a diet, is replenished every year, but this phenomenon is not new. We sat on diets and idols of the past, like Lord Byron, and now sit actresses, models, TV presenters and other stellar contemporary characters.

Italian photographer Dan Bannino created an unusual and ironic series of still lifes, which he called "Still Diet" ( "Still on a diet" or "still life diet"). artist photo project demonstrates the culinary whims of famous people. Among the heroes of the project turned out to be both contemporary stars and historical figures.

Diets celebrities in a fun photo project

Beyonce Knowles: maple syrup, lemon juice, cayenne pepper, herbal laxative tea and salt. It is no wonder that with such a cleansing diet the singer needed a considerable amount of toilet paper.

That is the detox diet the singer tried to imagine where she had to lose weight for the role of a black singer in the musical "Dreamgirls" (Dreamgirls) by 12 pounds.

Diets celebrities in a fun photo project

Gwyneth Paltrow: broccoli, carrot, onion, walnut lentil pate, peas, and water with lemon.

The actress for many years is a strict vegetarian diet and adhere to a gluten-free, so it is not surprising that on her desk so many vegetables. In addition, the slim Gwyneth wrote four books about healthy eating, and maintains a blog about healthy lifestyles called Goop.

Diets celebrities in a fun photo project

Simon Cowell: strawberries, cranberries, grapes, pineapple, blueberries, avocados, oranges and mangoes - all in the form of a cocktail. Milk for bathing and vitamins.

Simon, English television presenter, producer and member of the fashion show on-screen, it looks for its 59 years just fine. Perhaps the reason for that his diet rich in exotic fruits and berries. The famous British prefers to have cocktails, which are also seasons of liquid vitamins. This jealous diets and adept eternal youth even bathed in milk, as it did once Cleopatra.

Diets celebrities in a fun photo project

King Henry VII: chicken, rabbit, lamb, pork, fruit and wine.

Table the first monarch of the Tudor dynasty demonstrates the dietary habits of the highest order of British aristocrats in the late 15th and early 16th century. Many different kinds of meat, no vegetables, but some kinds of fruits. All this washed down with abundant wine.

Diets celebrities in a fun photo project

The Venetian nobleman Luigi Cornaro: half a liter of grape juice and boiled eggs.

This rich Venetian who lived in the 16th century, and revelers live it up to 35 years, until the doctors warned him about the imminent demise. Luigi come to his senses and become very moderate in eating and drinking: ate only 2 times a day, but every day to use grape juice - the elixir of longevity. Through this asceticism he lived to 102 years and wrote the book "The Art of long life", which is read and transferred nearly 500 years.

Diets celebrities in a fun photo project

Bill Clinton: cabbage soup and an array of vegetables.

Before Clinton was immoderate in his food, which led to a mild degree of obesity. After the former US president in 2009, doctors discovered a problem with the heart, he became a vegan, eliminating from your diet dairy products, eggs, meat and fish. Due to such a diet, Clinton not only significantly reduced the level of cholesterol in the blood, but also dropped 11 pounds and diamonds.

Diets celebrities in a fun photo project

Kate Moss: cigarettes and alcohol.

Perhaps the British super model and has to give up bad habits, but violent youth she spent in the company of alcohol and cigarettes. The photographer did not fail to decorate the table spilled flour (near an overturned bucket of ice), alluding to the fact that for courage in this kind of diet is necessary also cocaine. And no wonder, because in 2005, the year a scandal broke out when the public domain became a movie in which a model sniffing powder in company with his friend Pete Doherty.

Diets celebrities in a fun photo project

Charles Saatchi: a glass of wine and cooked in various ways nine eggs.

The world-renowned contemporary art collector and gallery owner The Saatchi Gallery eats eggs that are cooked in many different ways. In collaboration with renowned chef Nigella Lawson (his wife), he developed his own version of egg-wine diet, thanks to which has lost more than 18kg in 9 months. Among other things on the table there is a shark - collector's item, acquired from art bully Damien Hirst in 1991.

Diets celebrities in a fun photo project

The Lord Byron: mineral water and potatoes in vinegar.

One of the first idols of the crowd, who adhered to a strict diet, was Lord Byron. English romantic poet in the period of study at Cambridge University, was sitting on a strict diet but rather strange. He ate biscuits, potatoes soaked in vinegar and drank seltzer water, wear several layers of woolen clothes to sweating, throw off those extra kilos

Diets celebrities in a fun photo project

According to the archival documents wine merchants Berry Bros & Rudd, existing up to now, in 1806, Byron weighed 88 kg, but in 1811 - already less than 57 kg, that is, he threw more than 31 kg, which is really a lot.