IU secret plan

IU’s Secret on Her Diet Plan

Nation little sister, IU, is a popular songwriter, singer and actress from South Korea. Other than her entertainment skills, her look and beauty are gaining public attention. Many people have guessed that she has been through plastic surgery to overcome her beauty but actually one of the secrets to her beauty is her diet plan. IU’s diet plan is quite popular among girls who want to lose their weight. From following her diet plan, many girls are dreaming to be slim but also cute and charming like IU. What is the secret to diet plan?

IU Before and After Diet Comparison

IU before after

Before we find out about her diet plan, we should know the reason behind it. On SBS Strong Heart, she shared her story about her first stage. Right after her debut, Lee Ji Eun who was later known as IU was once called a ‘pig’ because of her first stage appearance. Someone was yelling at her appearance and later people began to join in yelling at her. It happened because most K-Pop idol girl groups who succeed look slimmer than her. But after a few stages, she was stronger because she got a lot of support from her fans despite her appearance.

During her post-debut time, IU revealed on MBC TV’s “Quiz to Change the World” on the 2nd of April that she had lost 10 kg because of her busy schedule and other daily activities. It seemed that she worked very hard to look better than her debut stage.

There was also a video from her audition in JYP Entertainment that was quite controversial because of her chubby appearance at that time.


Here are IU photos before and after her diet.

iu before after
iu before after

IU’s Current Weight and Height

iu current body

Before her debut as singer, she was called fat because her appearance was over the female idol standard weight in the K-Pop industry. After her hard work dieting, she was far slimmer than before her debut. On SBS Strong Heart, IU revealed her body weight and height after her debut. Her current weight is 45kg while her height is 162cm. Her weight and height have remained stable until now.

IU Work Out Tips To Lose Weight

iu workout

Whether she is currently diet or not, she always does several aerobic moves and exercises to maintain her weight. The exercises that she usually does every day are push-ups, some jogging, running or walking up stairs and skipping. On an episode of KBS Happy Together Season 3, she revealed that she does aerobics for an hour and also follows a diet meal plan.

IU Diet Tips: Is IU Doing The Myproana Diet?

iu meal plan

The Myproana diet is well known as an extreme diet. The myproana diet is one of the diet solution plans to lose weight until people reach their standard weight with their current body state.

People believe that IU is following the myproana diet for her diet plan. For her diet meal, she consumes 1 apple for breakfast, 1 or 2 sweet potatoes for lunch and 1 protein drink for dinner. She has that every day while doing her other daily activities. Each day, she only consumes around 300 Kcal per day. By sticking to this extreme diet plan, she can lose weight of up to 4 kg in the 4 days following this extreme diet. After reaching her standard weight, IU could eat normally again.

Here is a review video that explains IU’s Diet.

IU Diet Tips


In an interview while promoting her song ‘The Red Shoes’ in 2013, she answered a question related to her diet tips. She revealed that to have a nice body you should know what you are eating and choose the right food for your body to consume. You can check the interview in the video below.


IU conclusion

IU’s diet plan is one of the most popular diet plans in the K-Pop industry. Her effort after her debut made people want to follow the steps in her diet plan. But the truth is that it is difficult to maintain your diet if you are not serious about it.

As you can see from the review video of IU’s diet plan, the diet is not really recommended if you want to lose weight. Because actually, IU’s diet is unhealthy and will make you sick after a while since people are not use to going through extreme diets. There are also many various ways to lose weight. There are also various diet plans and many other exercises that can help you lose weight. If you need any consulting or help, just go to your doctor for more diet information.