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Mariah Carey Eats Only These Two Foods to Lose Weight!?

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Hillary Eaton is a writer and editor living in Los Angeles whose work has appeared in VICE, Refinery29, LA Weekly and Complex. She loves writing about food, entertainment, travel and style.
Mariah Carey Eats Only These Two Foods to Lose Weight!?
Mariah Carey's diet: Not the healthiest of choices Photo Credit: Frederick M. Brown/Getty Images Entertainment/Getty Images

If you’ve ever found yourself wondering how the undeniably gorgeous Mariah Carey maintains her perfect figure, today is your lucky day. The singer recently opened up about how she gets svelte on E! News, shocking us all with her painfully specific diet. How specific, you ask? Only. Two. Foods.

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"It's really hard. My diet, you would hate it," Carey told E! News recently while explaining how she got fit for her new E! doc-series, 'Mariah's World.' "All you eat is Norwegian salmon and capers every day. That's it."

Smoked salmon and capers are good and all but the only thing you ever eat? Capers are only two calories per tablespoon and while smoked salmon does come in at a healthy 33 calories an ounce and is rife with healthy omega-3 fatty acids and lean protein there are still a lot of important vitamins, minerals, and food groups missing to stay healthy.

We hope that Mimi's just exaggerating, but we aren't holding our collective breath: “I’m actually serious," she laughs during the video interview, adding, "I try to stick with the proteins. It's the worst. But it works!”

While the pop star may rely on such a diet, we’re going to go ahead and stick with some of our own, healthier methods to get fit and lose weight. After all, can one really sustain themselves on smoked salmon alone, forever?

Related: 18 Habits That Can Make You Fat

What Do YOU Think?

Would you ever try a two-ingredient diet? Do you think Mariah's dieting methods are safe? What do you eat when you are trying to lose weight? Let us know in the comments!

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