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Debra Messing: My 9kg green revolution!

It’s not easy being green, but for Debra Messing the challenge has been well worth it.

It’s not easy being green, but for Debra Messing the challenge has been well worth it.
It’s not easy being green, but for Debra Messing the challenge has been well worth it.
The actress has revealed she’s lost 9kg in less than three years, and she’s putting it down to her new clean-eating attitude where her diet of “crappy” junk food has been replaced with “really really clean, energy-giving options” such as juiced green leafy veg.
“About two to three years ago, I made a very, very big change in the way I approach nutrition,” the 45-year-old told ABC News in the US.
Now the former Will & Grace star is looking and feeling better than ever.
“I lost, like, 20 pounds!”
“It wasn't my intention, that wasn't why I made the change. I made the change because I was tired all the time. For a long time, I just accepted that was the plight of a working, single mother,” says Debra, who has a son, Roman, 10, with her ex-husband Daniel Zelman. “You’re juggling every day.”
Instead of snacking on junk food, Debra says she now starts each day with an energy-boosting green juice of kale, spinach, celery, ginger, lemon and cucumber.
“Obviously I knew there was an association between what I ate and whether I gained 10 pounds or lost 10 pounds, but it never really became a reality for me that it shows on the outside in your hair and skin and even the clarity of your eyes. I was just stubborn.”

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