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Catherine Zeta-Jones's diet: Star reveals everything she eats in a day

The 51-year-old always looks incredible

Gemma Strong

Catherine Zeta-Jones has never looked better – and now the Oscar-winner has detailed her daily diet, revealing everything she eats in 24 hours. In a new video for Harper's Bazaar shared on her Instagram account, the star shares an in-depth look at her food intake – much to the delight of her fans.

Like so many of us, Catherine, 51, reveals that the first thing she does in a day is "get my coffee going because I really can't do anything properly without my coffee". She also gets up early – before the rest of the household – to enjoy some quiet time before the hustle and bustle of the day.

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Around 8am, the mother-of-two sits down for breakfast, and what she eats depends on daylight saving! In the winter, Catherine opts for porridge which she eats with brown sugar, bananas and blueberries.

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Come spring and summer time, she switches things up and starts the day with non-fat vanilla yoghurt, granola, blueberries and raspberries.

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Catherine likes to sit down with her family at meal times

The weekend is family time, and Catherine revealed that that's when she sits down for a good "British" breakfast with husband Michael Douglas and their children, Dylan and Carys. They dine on imported British bacon, sausages, baked beans, scrambled eggs – and "for the American contingent" of her family, they have French toast from Martha Stewart's cook book.

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Lunch is time for Catherine and Michael to spend together when they are not working. The meal always includes a salad – the star has a salad with every lunch and dinner – featuring spinach, pine nuts, tomatoes, blue cheese and dried cranberries topped with a dressing of olive oil, balsamic vinegar and mustard.

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The star has been married to Michael Douglas since 2000

To accompany the salad, Catherine opts for a grilled chicken breast, grilled cod or maybe a stuffed aubergine – "something light so it doesn't weigh me down".

Every so often, the actress enjoys an afternoon tea featuring her homemade scones, clotted cream and jam.

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At eight o'clock, Catherine sits down for dinner with husband Michael. In the video, the star explains that a typical dinner includes her salad, which she likes to dress with fruit including oranges, apples or figs, a fillet mignon with a shitake mushroom sauce and sautéed vegetables.

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Catherine with her children, Dylan and Carys

Catherine also revealed that she's a big fan of cauliflower cheese explaining, "My mum was never a great cook, but that was kind of 'her thing'" Deserts include ice cream and her mother's apple pie – "the only other thing she can cook!"

The Welsh beauty even revealed her craving when she was pregnant – Indian food – and the food she avoids eating. "I don't like offal, liver, kidneys, all that stuff… Tripe, can't do that!" Catherine also stays away from anything containing MSG – a flavour enhancer that causes her lips to swell up.

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