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Amercian model Emily Didonato isn’t just a stunner – she’s also a mum on a mission!

After welcoming her newest little angel, this supermodel shed a whopping 40lbs (~18kg) and got her groove back. In her recent “What I Eat In A Day” video, she shares what she eats to lose weight healthily.

Disclaimer: If you’re interested in implementing any of these tips into your lifestyle, do consult with a healthcare professional beforehand.

Forget fad diets. Emily showcases how we can cultivate healthy habits while keeping our taste buds happy!

What Emily Didonato Eats in a Day

Pre-Workout Breakfast

Emily starts the day strong!

Breakfast is the most important meal of the day, so she fuels up with a pre-workout breakfast of savoury sausages and scrambled eggs.

It’s a protein powerhouse that keeps her feeling satisfied and ready to tackle the day.

Post-Workout Protein Shake

Aiming for around 100 grams of protein a day, she makes a smoothie packed with greens, frozen banana, protein powder, and creatine.

Emily says she uses peanut butter powder instead of peanut butter to get the flavour without the full-on calorie load!

Creatine helps speed up muscle building and recovery, while protein helps you stay feeling full and energised throughout the day. This makes it a perfect post-workout snack!


Lunch is a hearty meal for Emily. She prepped veggies like steamed broccoli and Brussels sprouts alongside some sweet potato and homemade meatballs.

“This kind of is what I usually have for lunch. Some sort of protein, some sort of carb, sometimes it can be quinoa or Japanese sweet potato and tons of greens,” Emily shares.

This isn’t fancy, but it fuels her body and keeps her feeling full.

Carbohydrates like sweet potatoes are complex carbs, meaning they release energy slowly, keeping you feeling satisfied for longer. They also manage blood sugar spikes after meals, so you won’t feel a “food coma” coming on.

Afternoon Snack

Afternoon cravings? We feel you, Emily!

Her solution? A handful of veggie chips to satisfy that salty urge. It’s all about balance!

While they’re not the ultimate health food, veggie chips can be a better alternative to regular chips, offering some vitamins and fibre.


Dinner is another quick and simple meal for Emily.

She whips up a quick Greek salad with leftover grilled chicken, feta cheese, and a simple dressing of Dijon mustard, olive oil and red wine vinegar.

Salads are a great way to get in a variety of nutrients. Chicken is a lean source of protein, and feta cheese adds a dose of calcium and healthy fats.

Lastly, she finishes the day with a post-dinner snack: some grain-free cookies. This means they do not have gluten-containing grains in them, as grains can increase gut inflammation.