Diaz: Control keeps me trim

Last updated 09:17 12/11/2012
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IRON LADY: Cameron Diaz says staying in shape is all about willpower.

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Cameron Diaz says the secret to her svelte shape is "control".

The 40-year-old actress has claimed she doesn't deprive herself of anything, but maintains her enviable figure by watching what she eats and planning her meals.

"It's about controlling something so that you can have more," she told the British edition of Elle magazine. "It's my body - I don't have to have somebody else making the choices for me. So I take it with me, and I set up my life so I can do that. If I'm out for the day running around taking care of errands, especially in Los Angeles, most of the time I show up with my own food."

Diaz said she would rather be fit and healthy than a size zero.

"With good nutrition you actually get to eat more food," she said. "Because when you're eating empty calories, a massive plate of food that does nothing for you, all it does is feed sickness, heart disease, obesity, high blood pressure, lethargy, issues with your digestive system..."

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