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Wednesday 16 April 2014

Ruth Jones shows off new figure

Ruth Jones has been showing off her new figure

Ruth Jones, the star and creator of Gavin And Stacey, has surprised fans with her dramatic weight loss - shedding four-and-a-half stone.

The former Fat Friends star, 45, reportedly said it had taken 22 months of calorie-counting to drop to a size 16.

She told the Daily Mail: "I came back from holiday a couple of years ago - January 2010, and we all overdo it on holiday, don't we? Something just clicked, I felt this is now or never, I wanted to make a positive change for me, and I haven't looked back."

Ruth, who starred as Nessa in the BBC hit Gavin And Stacey, said: "It's taken me 22 months to lose four-and-a-half stone. Although I have done loads of diets in my time I have never done it the old-fashioned way - taking in less calories than I was using.

"I thought, right, they say 2,000 calories a day is the norm for a woman. I'll aim for 1,200-1,500 a day and see how it goes."

Ruth, who is about to star in Stella, a comedy drama she has written for Sky1, said: "Some days are better than others. But if you think about it, there's calorie values on the back of everything - supermarket sandwiches, chocolate bars - everything."

The actress showed off her new shape at the recent West End preview of One Man, Two Guvnors, starring her friend James Corden.

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