‘I love my SQUIDGY TUMMY!'
WOMAN'S OWN|August 03, 2020
‘I love my SQUIDGY TUMMY!'
Nadia Sawalha shares how she’s come to love her body and why she’d hate washboard abs
SELINA MAYCOCK

When lockdown happened in March, like a lot of us, Loose Women’s Nadia Sawalha confesses she reached for the biscuit tin ‘to suppress feelings of anxiety’. But, as she navigated the ‘new normal’, she created a new routine focusing on a healthy mind, body and spirit through meditation, exercise and eating well.

The mum-of-two – to daughters Maddie, 17, and Kiki, 12, with husband Mark Adderley – is confident she can maintain her new mind frame in the coming months, as she calls for women to accept their bodies and ignore perfection to feel happier and healthier.

Did lockdown change your body?

My clothes are looser. For a recent date night, I wore a pair of trousers and I could fasten the zip for the first time. I’m 100% fine with the way I look – I don’t want to lose any more weight because, as you get older, you can start to look a bit strange in the face.

You recently shared an unedited photo of your body. Would you urge others to do the same?

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August 03, 2020