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How Lisa Marie Presley Slimmed Down to Her 'Teenage Weight'
When rock royalty Lisa Marie Presley needed inspiration to lose weight and have a healthier lifestyle, she didn’t need to look far. READ: 10 Things You Didn't Know About Elvis Presley “Knowing my family history–my father’s side is totally not healthy and they have shorter life spans, while my mom’s side is super fit with long life spans -- I didn’t know where I would land,” the 46-year-old singer-songwriter tells PEOPLE Magazine. READ: 10 Tips And Tricks For Getting In Shape Now Her father, the late Elvis Presley, passed away at age 42 in 1977 from cardiac arrhythmia, an irregular heartbeat that may have been brought on from obesity and a weak heart. The publication reports that after years of fad dieting, Presley made health a priority in 2012 when she began touring, prompting her to become more disciplined about her eating habits. Not only did she find a plan that works for her, but the results already show. “I’m at the weight I was at when I was a teenager,” she reveals. “I love the way clothes fit me now. PHOTOS: Miranda Lambert's Amazing Body Transformation What’s the secret to Presley’s weight loss? She tells PEOPLE her diet consists of eating clean and organic. Presley prefers fresh veggies, chicken, fish, nuts, fruits and almond milk, as well as freshly made juices. In addition, Presley practices portion control with everything she consumes throughout the day. “I eat half of what I am given, especially when I have carbs or grains,” she states. “I just had avocado with feta cheese on toast with some spinach. Last night I had vegetable chicken curry. I want the rice, obviously. I’ll have a fistful.” But eating healthier wasn’t the only thing that made this artist shed pounds quickly. While touring makes it difficult for her to exercise every day, she tries to squeeze in a quick workout session whenever possible. Presley says she prefers walking 30 minutes every other day, along with lifting light weights, usually with her husband of eight years, guitarist Michael Lockwood, for support. “I can’t always get off the bus and walk for 30 minutes,” she admits. “But the show is 90 minutes long and I’m constantly moving and my adrenaline is pumping, so I’m sure that is burning calories." READ: The Dirt on Eating 'Clean' Another way Presley breaks a sweat? Running after her 5-year-old fraternal twin daughters Harper and Finley. “The twins are with me on tour and are constantly on the go, so they keep me moving,” Presley says. “I do chase after them, but it’s not only that.” Daughter Riley, 24, and son Benjamin, 21, also keep her busy, she says, admitting that she's not immune to temptation. “I love Mexican food,” she tells PEOPLE. “So we have to watch that. I’ll have one chicken taco.” READ: How to Cheat on Your Diet (and Still Lose Weight) Check out Presley’s amazing body transformation for yourself below:
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1994

Holding hands with Michael Jackson while leaving the Heim Pal hospital where they distributed toys.
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1995

Being escorted from a Manhattan hospital after visiting husband pop singer Michael Jackson who remained in serious condition.
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2006

Standing in front of Graceland Mansion in Memphis with mother Priscilla Presley.
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2007

Arriving at Graceland in Memphis.
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2010

Posing with Michael Lockwood as they arrive for the world premiere of "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1" at Leicester Square in London.
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2012

Posing for a portrait in West Hollywood.
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2013

Arriving at the Elton John AIDS Foundation's 12th Annual "An Enduring Vision" benefit gala at Cipriani in New York.
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1996

Sitting next to Elton John as they attend Italian designer Gianni Versace's Autumn/Winter 1996 fashion show.
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1997

Arriving at a record release party in New York with Janet Jackson.
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2000

Arriving with husband, musician John Oszajca, at the premiere of the film " Lucky Numbers" at the Paramount Studios lot in Hollywood.
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2001

Attending the premiere of "Captain Corelli's Mandolin" with Nicolas Cage in Beverly Hills.
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2002

Presenting the "Best Female Video" award at the 2002 MTV Video Music Awards at Radio City Music Hall in New York.
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2003

Singing at halftime of the San Antonio Spurs-New Jersey Nets Game 1 of the NBA Finals in San Antonio.
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2004

Posing for photographers during a news conference in Tokyo.
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2005

Attending the 62nd Annual Golden Globe Awards at the Beverly Hilton alongside Michael Lockwood.
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How Lisa Marie Presley Slimmed Down to Her 'Teenage Weight'

When rock royalty Lisa Marie Presley needed inspiration to lose weight and have a healthier lifestyle, she didn’t need to look far. READ: 10 Things You Didn't Know About Elvis Presley “Knowing my family history–my father’s side is totally not healthy and they have shorter life spans, while my mom’s side is super fit with long life spans -- I didn’t know where I would land,” the 46-year-old singer-songwriter tells PEOPLE Magazine. READ: 10 Tips And Tricks For Getting In Shape Now Her father, the late Elvis Presley, passed away at age 42 in 1977 from cardiac arrhythmia, an irregular heartbeat that may have been brought on from obesity and a weak heart. The publication reports that after years of fad dieting, Presley made health a priority in 2012 when she began touring, prompting her to become more disciplined about her eating habits. Not only did she find a plan that works for her, but the results already show. “I’m at the weight I was at when I was a teenager,” she reveals. “I love the way clothes fit me now. PHOTOS: Miranda Lambert's Amazing Body Transformation What’s the secret to Presley’s weight loss? She tells PEOPLE her diet consists of eating clean and organic. Presley prefers fresh veggies, chicken, fish, nuts, fruits and almond milk, as well as freshly made juices. In addition, Presley practices portion control with everything she consumes throughout the day. “I eat half of what I am given, especially when I have carbs or grains,” she states. “I just had avocado with feta cheese on toast with some spinach. Last night I had vegetable chicken curry. I want the rice, obviously. I’ll have a fistful.” But eating healthier wasn’t the only thing that made this artist shed pounds quickly. While touring makes it difficult for her to exercise every day, she tries to squeeze in a quick workout session whenever possible. Presley says she prefers walking 30 minutes every other day, along with lifting light weights, usually with her husband of eight years, guitarist Michael Lockwood, for support. “I can’t always get off the bus and walk for 30 minutes,” she admits. “But the show is 90 minutes long and I’m constantly moving and my adrenaline is pumping, so I’m sure that is burning calories." READ: The Dirt on Eating 'Clean' Another way Presley breaks a sweat? Running after her 5-year-old fraternal twin daughters Harper and Finley. “The twins are with me on tour and are constantly on the go, so they keep me moving,” Presley says. “I do chase after them, but it’s not only that.” Daughter Riley, 24, and son Benjamin, 21, also keep her busy, she says, admitting that she's not immune to temptation. “I love Mexican food,” she tells PEOPLE. “So we have to watch that. I’ll have one chicken taco.” READ: How to Cheat on Your Diet (and Still Lose Weight) Check out Presley’s amazing body transformation for yourself below:

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