The actress vows to stay healthy

Helen Flanagan is adamant that her eating disorder problems are behind her.

The ex-Coronation Street star has previously spoken about the body image issues she had in her teenage years but insists she’s now in a much healthier place.

‘I was a lot younger when I had those problems,’ says Helen, 23.

‘Now I’m older I know I would never go back into that mentality.’

It comes after Helen lost a stone on a recent health kick with younger sister Jessica, 21.

But the actress is keen to hold onto her curves and doesn’t want to get too skinny.

Jessica and I have both lost weight healthily and we still have treats,’ Helen tells The Sun.

‘Hangover days are particularly bad, and there are days when I just want to curl up and eat chocolate.

‘I don’t want to lose lots of weight, for me, it’s more about being toned.’

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