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Pregnant Hollywood Stars’ Food Cravings

Pickles and ice cream? Green olives and cupcakes? Even though Tinsletown A-list moms-to-be may wear couture maternity wear, when it comes to food cravings they are just as bizarre as the rest of us regular moms.

US magazine polled some of Hollywood’s most famous moms for which foods they couldn’t eat enough during their nine months of pregnancy. The cravings seem to fall into two categories: sweet or salty. Here’s a look at who fell into which category.

Pass the Salt!

New mom Ashley Simpson confessed to eating green olives with everything as did Minnie Driver, while Jessica Alba ate ham and cheese sandwiches almost every day of her pregnancy. Halle Berry noshed on bread, salt and pickles while she was pregnant with daughter, Nahla.

Singer and fashion designer, Gwen Stefani carried around a bottle of Tabasco sauce in her purse and devoured salty chips, spicy salsa and Mexican fare while pregnant the second time around.

Sweet like Sugar

Tori Spelling, mom of two, couldn’t eat enough of rocky road ice cream and Katie Holmes satisfied her sweet tooth with gourmet cupcakes. Gwyneth Paltrow surrendered to cravings for banana toffee pie while pregnant with first child, Apple. Debra Messing ate bowl after bowl of frosted mini wheats when she was pregnant and eating-for-three Rebecca Romijn noshes on soy cream cheese and drinks lemonade by the pitcher.

Angelina Jolie was rumored to have the sweet-salty craving while she was pregnant with her twins. Deep-fried onion rings dipped in mustard,  fast-food french fries dipped in milkshakes, dark chocolate flavored with Mexican chilis and cinnamon and cupcakes topped the list of this mother of six’s pregnancy taste buds. Julia Roberts also had a hankering for the sweet-salty combo and indulged in french fries dipped in chocolate.

Calling all moms out there: DietsInReview would love to know what your pregnancy cravings were. Don’t be shy – the more whacky, the better!

November 28th, 2008

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I agree cravings makes me go crazy too. Hard to fight with it :)

posted Feb 18th, 2011 4:34 pm

boom boom pow

she looks pathetic. she needs to eat a meal or 5

posted Apr 21st, 2010 5:33 pm


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4 Responses to “Pregnant Hollywood Stars’ Food Cravings”

Loose Fat
Nov 28th, 2008
1:49 pm

Thanks so much for this post.Losing weight can be so difficult.
Great blog by the way. I’ll be back:)Alexzander Macdonald

Jill N
May 30th, 2009
12:33 pm

When you are pregnant, it’s all about the cravings. Usually it is your body trying to tell you that it needs certain nutrients that are found in the food that you crave.

Rory Allison
May 30th, 2009
12:35 pm

I know that when I was pregnant, Arby’s and yogurt became an every day craving. I guess everybody’s pregnancy is different.

Jun 9th, 2009
2:09 pm

It’s actual a wive’s tail about cravings being associated with nutrients your body needs…Your body has no way of knowing that certain tastes and flavors are connected to specific nutrients or vitamins. It’s a nice thought though! May even ease some of the guilt of eating so much chocolate!