Baldwin's new wife Hilaria, who is a yoga teacher and fitness expert, revolutionised the actor's look by insisting he give up white sugar, and now Hanks is hoping the simple weightloss plan will work for him.
He tells Rolling Stone magazine, "I ran into Alec Baldwin, who looks fabulous, and said, 'Dude, your health is so fantastic'. And he said..., 'Yeah. White sugar. I'm staying away from white sugar as much as I can.'
"You get into your mid-50s and you find out you have high blood sugar, and you say, 'What the f**k? Me? No.' But, yeah!"