Celebrity chef Nigella Lawson believes that fat is one of the key ingredients which keeps her so young.
Speaking at a promotional appearance about her latest book, Nigelissima, the 52-year-old was keen to share the methods behind her youthful vigour.
She said: "I’m a great believer in fat. My view is, it’s a moisturiser from the inside."
“But I think eating proper food is very important. I don’t like this habit of demonising some foodstuffs and venerating others, but I do think on the whole that your skin and your body and your mind are happier with real food and not processed bits of cardboard."
She added: "There’s always room for a bit of junk food from time to time, but I think you really need proper food to feel properly alive.”
Nigella has lost more than two stone in the past year, and has blamed her bunion surgery for her weight loss, as it made it more difficult to reach the fridge.
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