Leila Alcasid bravely opens up about having an eating disorder

Leila Alcasid bravely opens up about having an eating disorder

- Leila Alcasid recently took to Instagram to share her thoughts on body positivity and self-appreciation

- The gorgeous actress revealed that she has a long and arduous history with an eating disorder

- Leila also shared that she used to let people's criticisms about her weight greatly affect her and that she often gets comments about how she is not thin enough

- She then shared that she now practices body positivity and that she has learned to love her body

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Leila Alcasid has penned a thought-provoking and important message on her Instagram about loving one's body.

The singer shared that she has never been able to answer people when asked how she lost weight. The reason for this was that she used to have an eating disorder and was depriving herself of food to lose weight.

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Leila did not want to share this information with people who want to lose weight as it was unhealthy and incorrect. She also said that she had let her preoccupation with weight take over her life.

Leila Alcasid opens up about having a "long and frustrating" eating disorder
Leila Alcasid poses for the camera. Photo from Leila Alcasid (@leilalcasid)
Source: Instagram

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Leila also bravely reveals how people have continuously told her that she was not thin enough even when she was already depriving herself of food.

Body positivity was something the actress now believes in. According to Leila, she has now learned to love her body no matter what imperfections society might perceive. She also gave an important message about learning to avoid comparing oneself to perfect images seen on social media.

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Leila Isabel van Eimeren–Alcasid is a Filipino-Australian singer-songwriter, actress, and model based in the Philippines who recently launched her debut single entitled Completely in Love. She was born in the Philippines to veteran Filipino singer, songwriter, and actor Ogie Alcasid and 1994 Miss Universe Australia Michelle van Eimeren.

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KAMI previously reported that Leila Alcasid posted photos of her and her boyfriend, who is an indie artist, on Instagram. One rude basher however left a negative comment which did not sit well with Leila who immediately slammed the basher with a classy response.

Regine Velasquez captured the attention of netizens with her new YouTube vlog as she interviewed her stepdaughter Leila Alcasid. KAMI reposted that at the beginning of the vlog, Regine joked about Leila’s Australian mother, Michelle Van Eimeren.

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