Nina Dobrev's stint as a vegetarian didn't last very long.
In the first-ever Seventeen Fitness special issue (on stands May 3), the 22-year-old Vampire Diaries star admits it was hard to go meatless.
"At the end of last year, I tried being a vegetarian for four months, and after awhile, I started feeling weak, like I needed more protein, more energy," she says. "Then I read a review of an episode of The Vampire Diaries online, and in it the writer mentioned that I was looking too thin. I was like, 'Okay, maybe they're right.' It made me think: I need a burger -- a beef burger, not a soy burger."
"I have so much respect for vegetarians and I'm so glad I tried it," she says, "but it just didn't work out for me."
"I've realized skinny isn't necessarily attractive," she tells the mag. "Guys like girls with curves."
As for what she likes most in a guy? "I like the Chris Pines and the Ryan Goslings -- those types who are fit but not too fit. I'm attracted to the low-maintenance, touseled-but-happens-to-still-look-amazing guy. I like effortless. A guy who wears track pants, a T-shirt and a hat and can still be causal. Not the 'How much can you lift?' kind of guy. That doesn't matter to met at all!"