Los Angeles: Actress Jessica Alba says a healthy diet is more important to stay slim than rigrous workout.
The 35-year-old actress said she prefers to stick to a diet which is low on sugar and carbs, reported Us magazine. “With exercise, I get a little more toned and I definitely feel stronger, but my diet is much more important if I m trying to slim down. “In that case, I usually don t eat gluten, dairy, fried foods or processed foods. I try to stick to a diet that s low in sugar and carbs and high in lean protein and vegetables,” Alba said.
The “Sin City” star said she does not hit the gym everyday and is happy if she is able to keep it regular. “If I work out four times, I consider it a successful week. But it’s typically more like two to three days a week because that’s what I have time for.
I take Spin or hot yoga classes in the morning, and I sacrifice sleep to fit them in. For me, the benefits of exercise are more mental than physical. Working out takes away that little edge so that I feel happier and more productive and my brain can get kick started,” she said.