12/14/2013 10:57 am ET

Candace Cameron Bure Talks Bulimia Struggle After 'Full House'

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Former "Full House" star Candace Cameron Bure, who played teenage daughter D.J. Tanner on the show, opens up to Omg! Insider about her battle with bulimia after her eight years on set.

Cameron Bure, 37, has a new book out, "Balancing It All," and in it, she says, she talks "about the emotional struggle that I had in dealing with just a totally new life." She's referring to her marriage to professional hockey player Valeri Bure. She married him when she was 20 and moved to Montreal for his career.

"That really was the time of identifying with being an actress and that being my whole life, and then now being someone's wife and moving to a new city, a new country even."

"I turned to food for comfort and had to find a different source, because clearly it wasn't a healthy way to deal with things," she continues. "So that's really when my faith was kicked up a notch and sought comfort in my relationship with God -- and not with food."

For more with Candace, how the "Full House" producers shielded her while on the hit series and how that episode where D.J. went on a crash diet for a few days was handled, head over to omg.yahoo.com.



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