Demi Lovato slams diet culture, sharing that she doesn't count calories, over exercise, restrict or purge

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Actress/singer Demi Lovato arrives at the 2014 MTV Video Music Awards. Photographed by Axelle/Bauer-Griffin
Actress/singer Demi Lovato arrives at the 2014 MTV Video Music Awards. Photographed by Axelle/Bauer-Griffin
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Demi Lovato refuses to live her life according to diet culture. The 'Confident' hit-maker refuses to exercise or count calories anymore but admits it is a different experience because she feels full of divine wisdom and cosmic guidance. 

"Accidentally lost weight. I don't count calories anymore. I don't over exercise anymore. I don't restrict or purge ... And I especially ... don't live my life accordingly to the diet culture ... I've actually lost weight ... This is a different experience but I feel full. Not of food but of divine wisdom and cosmic guidance. Full of peace, serenity, joy and love today," she says on her Instagram reel post.

For years, Demi Lovato has been public about her fight to overcome bulimia, according to Insider. She's previously, in an interview with American Way magazine, revealed that she began binge-eating and purging at age 9. However she has overcome the eating disorder.

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Meanwhile, the 28-year-old singer - who suffered a near-fatal overdose in July 2018, previously admitted that although it was painful journey for her, she doesn't regret anything and she's proud of the person she is today.

"Everything had to happen in order for me to learn the lessons that I learned. It was a painful journey, and I look back and sometimes I get sad when I think of the pain that I had to endure to overcome what I have, but I don't regret anything. I'm so proud of the person I am today. And I'm so proud that people get to see it in this documentary and I couldn't be more grateful that I had someone by my side."

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