‘I have tried and tested every diet under the sun’: Gogglebox’s Amy Tapper says she’s been dieting since she was eight but has finally ‘cracked the code’ amid 3st weight loss
Amy Tapper has revealed that she’s been dieting since the age of eight following years of battling with her weight.
The former Gogglebox star, 21, told in a new interview that she has ‘tried and tested every diet under the sun’ in her quest to shed the pounds.
However, Amy’s has excitedly revealed that she’s finally ‘cracked the code’ amid her incredible 3 stone and 7lbs weight loss.
The TV star, who shot to fame on the Channel 4 show aged 13, told how she’s always struggled with her size because of her ‘slow metabolism’, with her parents even claiming they ‘don’t know what happened’ with her size.
She told The Sun: ‘I have tried and tested every diet under the sun but my weight has been a battle since I was eight years old.’
Discussing the various methods she tried from a her young age, Amy continued: ‘Since then, every year was a different diet for me. I started with Slimming World then did shakes and bars. I have done no carbs and have just lived off chicken and veg.’
The Celebs Go Dating star went on to say that she’s found it difficult to follow conflicting advise from nutritionists and personal trainers throughout the years, while her fellow TV star parents struggled to figure out the source of her weight gain as a child.
However, after losing 6 inches from her waist and with her size 20 figure continuing to shrink, Amy has now declared: ‘It has been an ongoing battle but I think I have finally cracked the code.’
The beauty has overhauled her lifestyle and her figure by watching her portion sizes and working up a sweat with YouTube dance videos during lockdown.
And her hard work is clearly paying off as in February, Amy looked incredible as she showcased her incredible three stone weight loss transformation in a before and after video.
Amy took to Instagram and shared an old photo of herself at her biggest wearing a white vest top along with a clip of her now.
Amy captioned the original snap: ‘How it started’, before she could then be seen dancing around her kitchen in a black top and matching leggings.
The reality star captioned the clip: ‘And now I’m living my best life,’ as she tucked into a healthy meal.
Amy was inundated with congratulatory messages from her followers praising her for her efforts.
In January, the TV personality forced to hit back at cruel internet trolls after receiving ‘vile’ comments on a TikTok video.
Amy took to Instagram where she told of her ‘shock’ at the level of nasty messages she received, remarking: ‘People are vile, they are horrible!’
Giving the naysayers a piece of her mind, Amy, who has recently lost over three stone, said ‘f**k you’ to her haters, while also thanking her supporters who shared kind words.
Filming herself on her phone, the reality star told how she’s not a regular user of video sharing app TikTok, but will occasionally have a browse and upload the odd video.
However, she was left surprise and hurt by the messages she received under her latest post.
She said: ‘I’ve just read through my comments and people are vile. They are horrible.
‘I mean, thank God I’ve got a strong b****y mind because let me tell you, if this was someone else, oh my God they would be crying their eyes out right now.’