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Jessica Alba: I was 'so self-conscious' of my body before kids

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In her book, "The Honest Life: Living Naturally and True to You," Alba talks about doing "Honest Workouts" to stay in shape. "I like dancing. There's a choreographer I used on a couple of movies, JJ Dancer [aka Jennifer Johnson]; her dance moves are so fun, so it doesn't feel like you're working out," she tells the magazine. "And I like interval training on a treadmill, with sprinting and then uphill walking, then sprint, then uphill walk, then sprint. This morning I did sprint intervals with a high-incline walk. Otherwise I get bored -- I can't just do the same thing over and over."PHOTOS: Jessica's chic maternity styleThough she tries to do daily workouts, Alba says she focuses on healthy eating rather than dieting."To me, it's knowing that if you eat unprocessed fresh food -- it doesn't all have to be organic, but try to have the least amount of GMOs [genetically modified organisms] and pesticides -- you have energy, aren't starving and don't have to count calories," she explains. "When I'm 'dieting,' I'm not eating as many snacks, because I love snacks. [Laughs] Popchips, Pirate's Booty -- or I could eat a pound of fruit. So I cut down on snacking when I'm trying to be healthy."Keep clicking for more photos of Jessica ...
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