Sure, most models have genetics on their side. But they're also human (ish), and when the snack-o-clock cravings strike, they know what healthy treats to reach for to keep both their sanity and their bods in check. From noni juice to dark chocolate, click through the gallery below to see the noshes of choice for Karlie, Gigi, Kendall, and more—and bookmark your favourites for the next time you're feeling hangry.
Got some summer trips on your agenda? Borrow this preflight tip from Wen, as told to Elle.com: "Just before I board a plane, I buy several bottles of juices that contain lots of vitamin C, and make an effort to not eat oily or high-calorie foods—especially on longer flights—because your body might not be able to digest them as well, making your face more swollen." Satisfying the needs of your appetite and your skin? Win-win.
Though she famously has a soft spot for McDonald's, Hadid also takes care to throw green juices and other healthy eats into the mix.
To stay nourished on the go, Skriver likes to keep a bag of nuts in her purse, she tells AOL. Oh, and her more indulgent option? Chocolate, natch.
The statuesque Brazilian tells The Edit that she has sworn off cleanses after using a punishing diet to get her post-baby bod back into Victoria's Secret shape. Instead, she allows herself to eat a little bit of everything, including her favorite, antioxidant-packed snack: dark chocolate.
Rather than just give us an idea of what she eats on a daily basis, Ellingson literally gave us a look inside her fridge last year—and amid her husband's chocolate syrup and her own beauty products, there are plenty of healthy snack options to be found. "I rely on green cold-pressed juices on days when I haven't squeezed in enough vegetables," she says, citing Organic Avenue and Juice Press as her go-tos. She also loves avocado toast and fresh fruit.
Hunt is a fan of almond butter, by the spoonful or in a smoothie. (Psst—her favorite recipe sounds epic.)
Self-professed health nut Kerr is a wealth of wellness inspo, down to the way she appeases her cravings. "I like to have lots of yummy, healthy treats [in my refrigerator]," she told us earlier this year. "There are lots of fresh berries, strawberries, blueberries, blackberries, and raspberries. I'm very much into berries, as you can tell. I always have lots of greens, like kale and cucumber and baby spinach and celery. You’ll find aloe vera in my fridge. You'll find noni juice in my fridge."
Sampaio doesn't like to restrict herself (are you sensing a theme here?), favoring eats like pancakes, pizza, and milkshakes. But the VS Angel tells Vogue.com that she'll have a banana when the afternoon hunger pangs commence.
Want more model-approved eats? Check out what our favourite supers eat for breakfast. And tell us—what healthy snack hits the spot for you every time?