If you're having a bad day need a pick-me-up, we have just the thing for you!
Meet David Cyril, the 85-year-old food blogger who’s taking Instagram by storm - and you’re going to fall in love with him! The sweet grandfather has our adorable-a-meter flying through the roof at the moment, all thanks to his super sweet social media food posts which have gone viral.
David’s unlikely path to Instagram path all started when he joined the Slimming World weight loss, posting the meals he ate on the social media platform to document his slim down journey. It wasn’t long before the British granddad gained a whopping 90,000 followers, with thousands showering his feed with adoring comments.
‘I'm so glad I found this account. Genuinely love seeing all the posts,’ wrote one fan, while another said: ‘This Instagram page has made my day.’ Another said: ‘Great job! You are so inspirational!Thank you for allowing us to cheer you on your journey! Big Fan!!’
It’s no surprise that David was voted Mr Sleek 2018 by his local Slimming World group, with his kindness and sweet encouragement to all his followers earning him a cult following.
The ‘Insta-Grandad’ has already lost 6kg and wants to lose another 20kg - and is following a low-calorie diet - including grapefruit, boiled eggs, salads and chicken with vegetables - to help achieve his goal.
David and his 'treat meal'!
However David does enjoy a little indulgence on his ‘treat meal’, much to the joy of his followers. ‘You deserve the treat meal, keep up the hard work and well done!’ said one, while another said: ‘You’re a legend, David!’ We couldn’t agree more!
Head to David’s Instagram page to follow his amazing journey - you won’t regret it!
Amy SinclairAmy Sinclair is the editor of New Idea Food. She is a former weekly magazine editor who loves all things food, cooking and eating - especially the eating! When she's not looking after her three children, you'll find her in the kitchen or busily hiding online shopping purchases from her husband.