Trump is on a new presidential diet filled with salads and soups — and he hasn't been seen eating a burger in 2 weeks

  • President Donald Trump is reportedly on a new presidential diet filled with salads and soups.
  • It's a sharp pivot from his typical campaign diet consisting of McDonald's, Kentucky Fried Chicken, pizza, and Diet Coke.
  • People familiar with Trump's new diet say he's thriving on the healthier meals.

President Donald Trump has finally cut back on fast food and red meat, trading in his signature diet for salads and soups instead, Bloomberg News reported on Friday.

Trump has a well-documented fondness for junk food, and his campaign trail diet consisted mostly of McDonald's, Kentucky Fried Chicken, pizza, and Diet Coke, according to his former aides. A typical meal for him consisted of two McDonald's Big Macs, two Filet-O-Fish sandwiches, and a small chocolate milkshake — totaling 2,430 calories.

But now, he's thriving on a newer, healthier diet, three people familiar with the matter told Bloomberg. One person even said he hadn't seen Trump eat a hamburger in two weeks.

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US President Donald Trump shakes hands with White House Physician Rear Admiral Dr. Ronny Jackson, following his annual physical at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center in Bethesda, Maryland, January 12, 2018. / AFP PHOTO / SAUL LOEB (Photo credit should read SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)
U.S. President Donald Trump waves from the steps of Marine One helicopter upon his departure after his annual physical exam at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center in Bethesda, Maryland, U.S., January 12, 2018. REUTERS/Yuri Gripas
U.S. President Donald Trump shakes hands with Dr. Ronny Jackson after his annual physical exam at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center in Bethesda, Maryland, U.S., January 12, 2018. REUTERS/Yuri Gripas
U.S. President Donald Trump waves from the steps of Marine One helicopter upon his departure after his annual physical exam at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center in Bethesda, Maryland, U.S., January 12, 2018. REUTERS/Yuri Gripas
U.S. President Donald Trump shakes hands with Dr. Ronny Jackson after his annual physical exam at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center in Bethesda, Maryland, U.S., January 12, 2018. REUTERS/Yuri Gripas
U.S. President Donald Trump boards the Marine One helicopter upon his departure after his annual physical exam at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center in Bethesda, Maryland, U.S., January 12, 2018. REUTERS/Yuri Gripas
U.S. President Donald Trump waves to members of the media following his first medical exam at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center in Besthesda, Maryland, U.S., on Friday, Jan. 12, 2018. Trump�is predicting that his first physical since taking office will show he is in good health as the White House moves to stamp out fresh questions about whether the 71-year-old is mentally fit for office. Photographer: Chip Somodevilla/Pool via Bloomberg
Ronny Jackson, physician for U.S. President Donald Trump, gives a thumbs following the president's first medical exam at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center in Besthesda, Maryland, U.S., on Friday, Jan. 12, 2018. Trump�is predicting that his first physical since taking office will show he is in good health as the White House moves to stamp out fresh questions about whether the 71-year-old is mentally fit for office. Photographer: Chip Somodevilla/Pool via Bloomberg
U.S. President Donald Trump waves to members of the media before boarding Marine One following his first medical exam at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center in Besthesda, Maryland, U.S., on Friday, Jan. 12, 2018. Trump�is predicting that his first physical since taking office will show he is in good health as the White House moves to stamp out fresh questions about whether the 71-year-old is mentally fit for office. Photographer: Chip Somodevilla/Pool via Bloomberg
BETHESDA, MD - JANUARY 12: (AFP OUT) U.S. President Donald Trump salutes before boarding Marine One on departure from Walter Reed National Military Medical Center following his annual physical examination January 12, 2018 in Bethesda, Maryland. Trump will next travel to Florida to spend the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day holiday weekend at his Mar-a-Lago resort. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)
BETHESDA, MD - JANUARY 12: (AFP OUT) U.S. President Donald Trump waves to journalists as he boards Marine One on departure from Walter Reed National Military Medical Center following his annual physical examination January 12, 2018 in Bethesda, Maryland. Trump will next travel to Florida to spend the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day holiday weekend at his Mar-a-Lago resort. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)
US President Donald Trump shakes hands with White House Physician Rear Admiral Dr. Ronny Jackson, following his annual physical at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center in Bethesda, Maryland, January 12, 2018. / AFP PHOTO / SAUL LOEB (Photo credit should read SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)
BETHESDA, MD - JANUARY 12: Protesters gather outside Walter Reed National Military Medical Center as U.S. President Donald Trump arrives his annual physical examination January 12, 2018 in Bethesda, Maryland. Trump will next travel to Florida to spend the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day holiday weekend at his Mar-a-Lago resort. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)
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But the diet switch-up appears to have taken affect after his first physical exam as president. White House physician Ronny Jackson told media in January that Trump was in "excellent health," but needed to shed a few pounds.

Trump weighed 239 pounds and stood 6 feet, 3 inches tall. That left him just one pound shy of being designated "obese," according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's Adult BMI Calculator.

Jackson recommended Trump drop between 10 and 15 pounds over the coming year. He added that White House chefs had already begun cooking him much healthier food.

Trump apparently gives himself some cheat days, though. Bloomberg reported that he hate bacon at breakfast one day this week.

SEE ALSO: I ate like Trump for a week — and I saw why he desperately needed to change his diet

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