All the Things the ‘Bachelor’ Contestants Eat in the Mansion (PHOTOS)

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All the Things the ‘Bachelor’ Contestants Eat in the Mansion (PHOTOS)

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All the Things the ‘Bachelor’ Contestants Eat in the Mansion (PHOTOS)

We’d imagine that once most women find out they’re going to be on The Bachelor, they’d immediately go on a diet in order to look their best on-camera.

But what about once you arrive in Bachelor Mansion? Does that sort of healthy eating and working out continue once the cameras start rolling? Surprisingly, no.

The people at Delish spoke with Lauren Bushnell, Olivia Caridi, and Ashley Iaconetti, who reveal exactly what contestants snack on behind the scenes. Click through above to find out!

The Bachelor airs Mondays at 8 p.m. ET on ABC.

All the Things the ‘Bachelor’ Contestants Eat in the Mansion (PHOTOS)
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The mansion fridge is stocked

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The mansion fridge is stocked

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All of the staples — meats, dairy, eggs, juice, fruits, and veggies — are in there, to an almost intimidating degree.

“Sometimes it's even hard to see what's in the fridge, so you really have to do some digging,” Lauren says.

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As is the pantry

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As is the pantry

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All of the candy and snacks you could ask for are also in the pantry.

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The “journey” starts healthy

The “journey” starts healthy

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In the beginning, they all try to look good, so the lettuce and veggies go quick. Ashley I. remembers “like 60 fresh avocados” always in the kitchen, while Olivia recalls plenty of spinach.

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Then it gets junky

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Then it gets junky

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The stress of the show takes its toll after a while, and the contestants start digging into cereal, Oreos, and other unhealthy junk food.

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There’s no chef

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There’s no chef

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You might be living in a mansion, but there’s no private chef included! The guys and gals are left to their own devices when it comes to cooking.

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Though occasionally producers pitch in

Though occasionally producers pitch in

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Sometimes producers would jump in and make a big meal for the cast. Ashley I. specifically remembers “a gazillion Eggs Benedict” one morning.

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Requests were granted

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Requests were granted

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In addition to taking any and every food request — great for dietary restrictions and cravings — producers would supply certain items like makeup. After all, mascara runs out quickly when you’re crying that much!

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Everyone had their go-to food

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Everyone had their go-to food

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For Olivia, it was all about omelets, while Ashley loved her some avocado toast. Of course, the incredibly basic food needs of the Ferguson twins was met with cereal.

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The guys love a family dinner

The guys love a family dinner

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“I hear the guys in The Bachelorette are a little more family-ish about cooking," Ash explains. "They make these huge Thanksgiving meals every day."

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Rose ceremonies are all about the catering

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Rose ceremonies are all about the catering

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Though it’s mostly things like pigs-in-a-blanket and mini sandwiches, the contestants welcome the catering services during those long, draining rose ceremonies.

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No eating on dates!

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No eating on dates!

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You weren’t imagining things — usually Bachelor stars are requested to not eat on camera, as the mic picks up chewing noises.

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But you wouldn’t want to

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But you wouldn’t want to

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Lauren says most people don’t want to eat anyway due to nerves:

“It's like a first date, and you have all these cameras around you, so the last thing you want to do is be stuffing your face with food.”

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Luckily, you eat before the date

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Luckily, you eat before the date

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No one starves, you guys. Prior to meeting up with the lead, the contestant can order room service in the hotel where they’re getting ready for the date.

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You can’t sample the local cuisine

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You can’t sample the local cuisine

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To avoid spoilers getting out, the bachelorettes can’t leave the hotel unless they’re on a date. So even if you’re in the food capital of the world, you’re stuck with buffet-style hotel food.

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Working out is near impossible

Working out is near impossible

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You might be eating and drinking all day, but there’s no gym on the property you can use to stay in shape. Instead, some contestants opt for running or lunging up and down a hill.

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We’d imagine that once most women find out they’re going to be on The Bachelor, they’d immediately go on a diet in order to look their best on-camera.

But what about once you arrive in Bachelor Mansion? Does that sort of healthy eating and working out continue once the cameras start rolling? Surprisingly, no.

The people at Delish spoke with Lauren Bushnell, Olivia Caridi, and Ashley Iaconetti, who reveal exactly what contestants snack on behind the scenes. Click through above to find out!

The Bachelor airs Mondays at 8 p.m. ET on ABC.