Thu, 16 June 2011 03:51:38 ET
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Admitting that she feels more confident after losing 30 pounds, the former 'American Idol' winner shares in a magazine interview how challenging finding a healthy lifestyle has been.
is not only feeling cute, but also sexier after she got down from size 14 to size 8. The former "American Idol" winner has recently done her first ever bikini shoot with PEOPLE magazine, and revealed, in the new issue of the publication, how she's been struggling with losing weight.
"I've always felt cute, but now I feel sexier," the Arizona-born singer told the magazine. In the interview, the "Tattoo" singer unveiled how she gets down to her current sizzling figure, confessing that she used to take Zumba classes, scale down her portion sizes and maintain a new healthy lifestyle. She said, "I was determined."
Despite her determination, the 21-year-old singer confessed that it wasn't that easy for her to find a way to lose weight. She shared that she used to try to be a vegetarian, but failed as recalling, "I smelled a steak and was, like, 'I can't do this!' " She added that she has even tried out quick fixes such as the Master Cleanse, but admitted, "I lasted a day."
During the interview, Jordin insisted that fans need not to worry that she is planning to trim more weight from her body. The singer, who of her on Twitter last May, insisted she's in her ideal shape right now. "I definitely didn't want to lose my curves," she explained. "I'm in a good place now."
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