Salma Hayek: Eat Fat to Look Young

by Sarah Pope MGA Affiliate linksCelebrity HealthComments: 47

In an interview with Harper’s Bazaar, gorgeous 48 year old actress Salma Hayek credits eating fat with helping her avoid Botox and look young..

The Oscar and Golden Globe nominated actress is married to Francois-Henri Pinault, the French billionaire who is the CEO of the fashion conglomerate that owns Gucci.

She is also the proud and attentive mother of 7 year old Valentina Paloma Pinault.

“I am 46 – I will not have Botox. You know why? Because I eat! I eat the fat, I eat the vegetables, I eat everything.”

Despite her marital ties to the fashion industry, Hayek is critical of bone thin models.

“In recent years, we have had to fight against our genetic nature to look like something we are not, to look like little boys.” 

Ms. Hayek’s beauty is no doubt partly the result of the nutrient dense diet she consumed as a young girl in Mexico which provided exceptional facial bone structure.

Her favorite traditional food known to be loaded with those healthy, wholesome fats that support beautiful skin well into old age?


“We have crickets, and then the ant’s eggs and then we have these worms. . . you fry them. You don’t eat them together, you eat them separately and they go in seasons. You fry them and then you put them in a tortilla and you put some guacamole in the tortilla. . . . If you fry anything, it tastes good, but they’re really delicious. The bugs are incredible.”

Fortunately, you don’t have to eat bugs to achieve the flawless, Botox-free skin the beautiful actress enjoys at middle age.

Other traditional fats like butter, tallow, coconut oil, lard, cream, and egg yolks included generously in the diet will give similar age defying results.


Sarah, The Healthy Home Economist


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Sarah Pope has been a Health and Nutrition Educator since 2002. She serves on the Board of Directors for the Weston A. Price Foundation.

Sarah was awarded Activist of the Year at the International Wise Traditions Conference in 2010.

Sarah earned a Bachelor of Arts (summa cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa) in Economics from Furman University and a Master’s degree in Government (Financial Management) from the University of Pennsylvania.

Mother to three healthy children, blogger, and best-selling author, she writes about the practical application of Traditional Diet and evidence-based wellness within the modern household. Her work has been featured by USA Today, The New York Times, National Review, ABC, NBC, and many others.

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