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Amber Riley cuts out fast food, drops two dress sizes

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Posted at 2:53 AM, Feb 23, 2012
and last updated 2012-02-27 03:02:21-05

By Breeanna Hare, CNN

(CNN) – After making the decision to eat healthier seven months ago, “Glee” star Amber Riley has been hitting the red carpet – such as the one rolled out for 26th birthday party in Las Vegas, seen above, last weekend – with a slimmer physique.

Instead of fast food and burgers, which Riley said were “attacking” her stomach, “I decided I was going to make a change and eat healthier,” she recalled.

Her new focus on feeding her body healthier fare caused Riley to drop two dress sizes.

If you’re a “Glee” fan, you may have noticed the costume shift – Riley says they’ve had to “revamp the wardrobe…they bought a lot of new clothes for me, and we have to take in a lot of my pants and dresses.”

But the star says all of that was just a side effect of a new lifestyle.

“I’ve always been comfortable with my size,” she says. “I just decided to get healthy.”

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