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Kate Middleton Please STOP!

Posted: 10/04/2012 00:00

I know I will risk the wrath of all royalists out there, but currently the mainstream media seen unable to speak the truth when it comes to Kate Middleton.

Yes, Kate is undoubtedly a natural beauty, although perhaps not in Samantha Brick's league, but then who is? She has fantastic dress sense and always looks demure. However, am I the only person who thinks the Duchess of Cambridge is now dangerously thin?

The once healthy looking student, who mesmerised Prince William at a university catwalk show with her perfect UK Size 10 figure, has now morphed into a lollipop i.e. a head on a stick!

With her striking bone structure, Kate still has a beautiful face, but it's now perched precariously on top of an increasingly skeletal body.

Her natural curves have gone, replaced by a tiny waist, brittle-looking arms and painfully thin legs.

I draw parallels with the now slightly scary Angelina Jolie, arguably the most beautiful woman in Hollywood, who now looks more like Ridley Scott's Alien than a movie star.

It's completely natural that Kate chose to slim down in the run up to her wedding. I can only imagine the stresses of getting married so publicly in front of millions of people around the world.

What worries me is that her weight loss has continued. She can only be a UK Size 6 now, dangerously thin for a young woman with her proportions and height.

If I were Kate's trainer, I would encourage her to regain her naturally athletic body. Not only would she look better, she would feel a hundred times better too. With much more energy for those all important public engagements.

Being underweight can lead to a wide range of unpleasant conditions including; osteoporosis, depression, fatigue, insomnia, unwanted hair growth and poor skin.

Sensible exercise and a balanced diet are the key to lasting health and happiness, NOT excessive dieting!

So if you want to look gorgeously slim and toned, but don't want to look emaciated, follow the simple rules below:

  1. Avoid extreme diets - Try to eat a balanced diet in sensible portions, allowing yourself one cheat day a week
  2. Consume - Lean protein and healthy complex carbs like wholegrain rice, with plenty of green vegetables and fresh fruit
  3. Don't skip breakfast - It will just slow your metabolism down and make you feel sluggish
  4. Try to do some weight bearing strength exercises - They will raise your metabolism, strengthen your bones and improve your muscle tone
  5. Do some cardio - Walk, swim, ride, jog or Zumba! It doesn't matter what you do, it will all help improve your cardiovascular health and burn a few calories along the way

If you think you are already too slim, please increase your food intake and seek the advice of a doctor before exercising.

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