Naomie Olindo Reveals the Hardest Part of Intermittent Fasting (It's Not Hunger)

Naomie Olindo Reveals the Hardest Part of Intermittent Fasting (It's Not Hunger)

Southern Charm's Naomie Olindo has good news and bad news about the intermittent-fasting diet. 

By Jenny Berg
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Intermittent fasting — or what Heather Dubrow might call "interval eating" — is a popular trend among dieters everywhere, and certainly within the Bravo universe. By limiting eating to a few hours each day, Bravolevs such as Ryan Serhant and Cecil Whitmore claim they've gotten into fighting shape, and Southern Charm's Naomie Olindo has also given the diet plan a whirl. 

Back in July, the L'abaye fashion site founder put in a plug for the eating plan on Instagram. "I started [intermittent fasting] and substituted my first meal of the day with a blender bomb smoothie ... and body fat MELTED off in a few months," she wrote then, to caption a photo of her fit frame in a bikini. 

But, the Charm-er still admits that the plan has its drawbacks. In a recent "Ask Me Anything" session on Instagram Stories, she told her followers that the diet didn't result in fast weight loss. When a fan wrote in to ask how long Naomie was intermittently fasting till she "really saw results," she answered: "3 months. Results take frickin forever (especially for me) but SO worth it." 

The fashion pro also shared her eating schedule. She usually fasts from 8 p.m. to 12 p.m., though she doesn't let herself get hungry for too long.

And of course, Naomie still sneaks in indulgences — cocktails, anyone? When a fan asked her what her drink of choice is "to dump on your head" these days, the Southern Charm pal quipped: "My classic is a vodka/soda/grapefruit but I'll settle for pretty much anything but water." 

Photos: Naomie Olindo/Instagram

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