Mary J Blige. revealed to Shape magazine that her new fit lifestyle is in tribute to Whitney Houston. Mary admits that she quit drinking altogether after Houston's shocking death early last year and that she hasn't had a drink in 3 months. The r&b singer was chosen for the cover of the magazine for her amazing new fit physique which she says is all thanks to cardio and healthy eating. The 42-year-old says her routine consists of jogging 6 to 8 months, swimming, and has a diet excluded to gluten-free, dairy-free, and a low-carb diet.

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