Former EastEnders star isn't keen on strict regimes

Kara Tointon doesn’t like to deprive herself when it comes to food.

The slim ex-EastEnders star admits she’s never bothered with strict diets and has instead focused on eating sensibly.

‘I’ve become healthier,’ says Kara, 30.

‘I’m trying to have a better diet and just change a few things and not snack on sort of quick, easy fixes like crisps.

‘I’ve never really done [diets]. I think I’ve been known to say, “Oh I must be more careful tomorrow.”

‘But I’ve learned I don’t do well with military-style eating.’

It sounds like Kara‘s boyfriend, Strictly Come Dancing star Artem Chigvintsev, has an equally sensible approach.

Artem and I recently tried Soulmatefood,’ the actress says.

‘[It] helped us get into healthy eating.’

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