Trump on new diet following physical exam: report

President TrumpDonald John TrumpTrump alludes to possible 2024 run in White House remarks Trump threatens to veto defense bill over tech liability shield Tiger King's attorney believes they're close to getting pardon from Trump MORE is reportedly cutting back on junk food as part of a new diet.

The president, who frequently drinks Diet Coke and eats cheeseburgers, is taking recent doctor recommendations seriously, three people familiar with Trump's diet told Bloomberg News on Friday. 


Navy Rear Adm. Dr. Ronny Jackson said in January after Trump's first physical exam as president that Trump was in overall "excellent" health. But the doctor's report also revealed that the 239-pound president is one pound away from being considered obese, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's body mass index calculator.  

Asked how Trump received a good overall bill of health despite his known love of fast food, the doctor cited Trump's "good genes." 

Jackson also suggested Trump lose 10 to 15 pounds and offered guidance on a healthier diet for the White House.