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Drew Barrymore Can't Eat Everything She Wants

Drew Barrymore Can't Eat Everything She Wants

I love Drew Barrymore. From ET to Charlie's Angels I think she is down right adorable.

Drew recently told Harper's Bazaar:

"I am constantly battling my weight. I want to eat whatever I want and get away with it, but I can't. I want to wear whatever I want but I can't."

Can you relate? I sure can and I appreciate her honesty. That is why we sometime need tools and guidelines. The rich and famous have trainers, but the rest of us find our motivation and tips elsewhere. A tip from Drew - it comes down to portion control, not deprivation.

She dropped 20 pounds a few years back and has kept it off - right on. She works out primarily by running (not always naked in a field in Ireland, though). She does some yoga occasionally, but finds it is better to keep her emotions bottled up so she can channel them into her work.

To find out how many calories you can eat in a day and to maintain your weight, check out the Fit Calculator. It can help provide some of those needed tips for fitness and health.

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mandiesoh mandiesoh 10 years
i love her! shes the real deal. its nice to knw she has to work to keep her bod this hot too. lol yea puddinpie, i always make sure i indulge at least once a week! lol.
rubialala rubialala 10 years
Drew is awesome, I've heard her say this before and I think it's great to be a true role model and not starve yourself to be skinny or say yeah I eat whatever I want and I never work out.
puddinpie puddinpie 10 years
^Yes, I agree. Food is one of the best pleasures in life! Why waste it eating "diet foods" (lean meats and veg) all the time? It's perfectly fine to have dessert and all that "bad" stuff a few times a week as long as you exercise!
UrbanBohemian UrbanBohemian 10 years
That's a very human answer coming from a celebrity. I really like that Drew emphasizes portion control. Food isn't the enemy, only when you're not burning off what you're eating.
honeysugar28 honeysugar28 10 years
She looks so pretty here. I feel her though I'm constantly battling my weight and it fluctuates a lot.
LesleyP825 LesleyP825 10 years
Love Drew! She's extremely talented and so down to earth. She seems like such a "real" person.
kscincotta kscincotta 10 years
See, when she says she has to constantly battle her weight, I believe her. When Gwen Stefani, I totally don't, since she's never been anything but slender to me.
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