7 Eating Habits Serena Williams Swears By

1.She eats plant-based.

I want to have a healthy lifestyle and, so you know, [I'm eating] a lot of greens and mostly plant-based lately, just super healthy stuff."

2.She prioritizes protein.

Serena helped launch a new vegan protein shake, Happy Viking, that she co-founded in partnership with beverage company Dyla Brands.

3.She likes to cook.

I love cooking. I don't have a ton of time to do it often, but I love cooking and it's just kind of relaxing for me," she told Women's Health.

4.She drinks a lot of water.

Hydration is huge for Serena. She told Glamour, "Hydration is super important for everything from skin to muscle recovery, so I try to make sure I always have water next to my bed.

5.She eats like an athlete before big matches.

The only time I eat pasta is when I'm playing/training. Usually, you'll never see me eating pasta otherwise. 'Cause I feel like I've had to eat it so much in my career

6.She's super disciplined.

Serena also added that while she gets cravings, she's more focused on how food can help her reach her fitness goals.

7.but she also has a sweet tooth.

Serena also added that while she gets cravings, she's more focused on how food can help her reach her fitness goals.