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Jordana Brewster Shows Off Fit Figure in Health June 2013

Posted Monday May 20, 2013 8:45 AM GMT

With the six-installment of her action-packed flick "Fast & Furious" nearing its anticipated premiere, Jordana Brewster rocked the cover of Health magazine's June 2013 issue.

While showing off her flawless beach bod for the Matt Jones-front page shoot, the 33-year-old actress reveals how to avoid stress and chats about her mother's fame.

Check out GossipCenter's recap of Miss Brewster's interview below. For more, be sure to visit Health magazine!

On how she sticks to healthy foods:
"It's so nerdy, but I pack my own lunches of grilled salmon and brown rice, because it helps me stay on track. Craft services [on-set catering] is hell. It's basically sugar and salt. Sometimes when I work long hours I have trouble with sugar; they'll keep passing me Tootsie Rolls."

On her mother's fame:
"My family is really active. My mom was in Sports Illustrated, and she was always going to the gym, which made me want to go. As a teenager, I used to sneak in with her and go to step class. I loved, loved, loved step, especially that move, the grapevine."

On finding ways to clear her mind through meditation:
"I started about three years ago because I was feeling stressed, but now it's more of a spiritual practice. I do Vedic for 20 minutes twice a day. You learn a mantra that is specific to you. People think you have to have nothing going on in your mind, but it's OK to have thoughts come up; they are being released, so you don't have to deal with them anymore. When I'm shooting, I'll go on a different set and just sit. Sometimes it's embarrassing because they'll call me in and I'll be a little dreamy."

On saying goodbye to her smoking habit:
"I smoked for just a couple of years, and that was dumb. I quit in college, years and years ago. I think when you're younger you think you're invincible."

Photo Credit: Matt Jones for Health