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Weight Loss Tips of Charlie’s Angels

Updated on June 18, 2014

Charlie's Angels Stay Fit

Charlie's Angels(Superbit Two-Disc Deluxe Edition)(2000)Sold on Amazon.
Charlie's Angels(Superbit Two-Disc Deluxe Edition)(2000)Sold on Amazon.

From TV to the Movies

Charlie’s Angels began as a TV is 1975, with the original angels as Kate Jackson, Farrah Fawcett-Majors, and Jaclyn Smith. After Farrah left, Cheryl Ladd, Shelley Hack and Tanya Roberts became part of the angels.

Charlie's Angels (2000) and Charlie's Angels: Full Throttle (2003) were spun off the TV show with Cameron Diaz, Lucy Lui and Drew Barrymore as the angels.

Below are the weight loss tips from these three Charlie’s Angels.

Cameron Diaz

Cameron Diaz Favorite Movie

How Cameron Diaz Stays Fit

Cameron Diaz swears by the Lunch Box Diet. She also claims to have a fast metabolism and a passion for high energy sports. She has never had a weight problem, but now that she is in her late thirties, she claims to have to watch what she eats.

What exactly is the Lunch Box Diet? It is basically a grazing diet. Cameron eats six small meals a day. Grazing all day rather than eating three large meals speeds up your body’s metabolic rate and in turn you burn calories more efficiently. It also balances your blood sugar levels which reduces cravings for sugary snacks.

Another tip from Diaz is to make sure the meals are all low carb. Here is a sample day of grazing for her Lunch Box Diet.

Meal 1 - Breakfast:

Garlic rice, eggs, lemon and either chicken or beef.

Meal 2:

Protein shake with water

Meal 3 – Lunch:

Salad and lean chicken or beef

Meal 4:

Fruits and nuts

Meal 5 – Dinner:

Egg white omelet with herbs, tomato, onion, mushrooms

Meal 6:

Protein shake with water

Lucy Lui

Lucy Lui Poster Charle's Angels Alex Liu Charlies

How Lucy Lui Stays Fit

Lucy Lui is another grazer. Both Lui and Diaz exercise with Pilates. Lucy spends 30 to 40 minutes a day, walking on a Treadmill. Though exercising outdoors is preferred. Lucy also likes to jog, and has done cardio striptease.

 What is cardio striptease?

Cardio Striptease is a low-impact aerobic workout. It has gotten its name because it is choreographed with actual strip club moves.

This exercise giving the body an overall workout with slow, sensual movements associated with the local strip club moves. This cardio striptease developed by Jeff Costna; which he calls the "Circles of Movement" training techniques of allowing the body to engage all the core muscles, while moving in patterns that are natural and easy-to-do for people of all ages and all fitness levels. 

Drew Barrymore

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How Drew Barrymore Stays Fit

Unlike Diaz and Lui, Drew Barrymore struggled with her weight problems at an early age. Drew was a vegan for years, but now eats meat. She has also adopted the small meals throughout the day plan. She follows a low calorie diet and a low carb diet. As a treat she will allows herself a little low-fat snack now and then.

Drew's exercise routine involves the StairMaster, Pilate classes and jogging, 3 to 4 times a week and jogs regularly. Drew also incorporates dancing and swimming into her routine.

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    • Sandyspider profile imageAUTHOR

      Sandy Mertens 

      7 years ago from Wisconsin, USA

      Thank you for the recent comments.

    • Becky Puetz profile image


      7 years ago from Oklahoma

      I know the grazing or lunch box diet works very well, I've used it to shed a few extra pounds off and on. Great information here, awesome Hub.

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      7 years ago

      i think i should follow this......

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      Betty Reid 

      7 years ago from Texas

      This was a fun movie. Thanks for the tips! I hope to resume pilates in the spring!

    • Sandyspider profile imageAUTHOR

      Sandy Mertens 

      7 years ago from Wisconsin, USA

      travel_man1971, a lunch box diet is breaking down meals into several small meals during the course of the day. Many health professionals recommend this. Eating a large meal is hard on your body.

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      Ireno Alcala 

      7 years ago from Bicol, Philippines

      I like sexy women. who wouldn't...but not those superthin as if they'll be broken if you touch them. Lunch box diet is like yo-yo diet (?), I wonder? Thanks for featuring Charlie's Angels, Sandy.

    • Sandyspider profile imageAUTHOR

      Sandy Mertens 

      7 years ago from Wisconsin, USA

      Thanks for the visit Brenda.

    • TreasuresByBrenda profile image

      Treasures By Brenda 

      7 years ago from Canada

      Interesting page about three of our modern day actresses.

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      weight loss diets tipster 

      8 years ago

      Good article and interesting to see what plans the stars use..

    • Sandyspider profile imageAUTHOR

      Sandy Mertens 

      8 years ago from Wisconsin, USA

      Thanks for the comments, everyone. Sometimes it is easier to work on weight loss but see how the celebrities do it.

    • katiem2 profile image


      8 years ago from I'm outta here

      Very nice weight loss tips of charlies angels, it's always nice to learn how the stars do it. Peace :)

    • katyzzz profile image


      8 years ago from Sydney, Australia

      Grazing, who me? no wonder I'm not slim, but I am trying, Sandy

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      Holle Abee 

      8 years ago from Georgia

      I'm surprised to learn that they eat at all! lol

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      Beth Morey 

      8 years ago from Montana

      Drew Barrymore is one of my favorite actresses -- not only is she talented, but she's REAL. She's gone through some serious struggles that I wouldn't wish anyone and has survived, she is beautiful and has not caved to Hollywood's pressure to be stick thin, and she is herself. Thanks for this little review!

    • bat115 profile image


      8 years ago from Los Angeles, CA

      Drew's not a vegan anymore? I'm so stunned by that I will have to go eat a whopper now :( lol

      Good hub!

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      Audrey Kirchner 

      8 years ago from Washington

      Wow - I'll have to try that cardio striptease - I only hope my husband doesn't have a heart attack laughing! Good article and good ideas on diets.

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      Patty Inglish MS 

      8 years ago from USA. Member of Asgardia, the first space nation, since October 2016

      Thanks for the article. i wondered if anyone still used stairmasters. The equipment provided at gyms changes every year!

      Thumbs up!

    • theherbivorehippi profile image


      8 years ago from Holly, MI

      All three of these actresses are fabulous! I remember watching the original Charlie's Angels when I was young and wanting to be "one". lol. i wish they'd come out with another movie! Great hub!

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      8 years ago from United States

      Good read nice hub..

    • Darlene Sabella profile image

      Darlene Sabella 

      8 years ago from Hello, my name is Toast and Jam, I live in the forest with my dog named Sam ...

      Great hub, thanks for sharing, I sure wish I was that

    • lou16 profile image


      8 years ago

      What a great idea for a hub, fun reading :)


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