Joan Collins stays slim with tequila and toothpaste


Her credentials may only stretch to a perennially slim figure and having a ready opinion on almost anything, but that hasn’t stopped Joan Collins dishing out her own brand of diet advice to fans.

In a series of tweets, the 79-year-old actress has offered slimming tips ranging from the tongue-in-cheek to the frankly bizarre.

Collins’s daily morsels of advice for her 100 000 followers began on January 8 with: “Some hot tips for losing those stubborn Xmas pounds, #1 best exercise – push yourself away from the dining table. More tomorrow.”

Since then she has recommended eating nothing but eggs one day a week, brushing your teeth with peppermint toothpaste to quash hunger pangs and drinking tequila instead of winebramptonwines Joan Collins stays slim with tequila and toothpaste
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Unfortunately, not all of the Dynasty star’s suggestions have been met with the respect she may feel they deserve. One fan wrote: “I take the seafood diet: when I see food, I eat.” And in response to her advice to eat from smaller plates, another quipped: “Have you tried dolly cutlery Joan? Fools your brain into thinking you’re having a full meal.”

But dietary experts said some of her tips made sense.


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