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Peaches Geldof revealed she had cholesterol problems because of her junk food diet

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In 2011, Peaches Geldof spoke about her health issues, revealing her diet of pizza and chips had shocked doctors and dismissing claims she was anorexic.

Peaches Geldof used to eat McDonald’s, pizza and chips every day until doctors warned that her junk food diet was putting her health at risk, it emerged today.

The 25-year-old admitted before her death she had cholesterol problems in 2011 and “the heart of a 90-year-old gangster” so decided to lose weight.


Peaches Geldof laughed off claims she was anorexic and insisted her weight loss was down to cutting junk food from her diet.

Peaches Geldof used to eat McDonald's, pizza and chips every day until doctors warned that her junk food diet was putting her health at risk

Peaches Geldof used to eat McDonald’s, pizza and chips every day until doctors warned that her junk food diet was putting her health at risk

The mother-of-two said she had been living on “pizza and chips” and was told to improve her lifestyle by shocked doctors, a previously-unpublished interview has revealed.

The comments came as speculation continued to grow over the cause of Peaches Geldof’s death after an autopsy proved to be inconclusive.

Peaches Geldof was found dead at her home in Wrotham, Kent, on Monday. Police described the circumstances as “sudden and unexplained”.

It has been reported that police found no suicide note and no signs of injury or evidence of drugs. Officers using sniffer dogs carried out a thorough search of the family’s home in the days after her death.

Toxicology tests are being carried out but the results could take weeks to come through, prolonging the wait for Peaches Geldof’s family.

Friends had said she looked thin before she died, leading to speculation her weight loss may have put pressure on her heart.

Peaches Geldof had said her juice diet helped her lose 11 lbs in a month.

“I had cholesterol and the doctors said stop eating s***. So I did. If you stop eating pizza and chips you then don’t look like you used to,” she said at a film premiere in 2011.

“Do I really look that thin? Let’s be honest. How did I do it? I just stopped eating McDonald’s and f****** s*** every day.

“I used to eat s*** every single day. I used to wake up with my boyfriend and eat crap. I had the heart of a 90-year-old gangster.”

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