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How Kourtney Kardashian Uses Green Tea to Help Keep Her Diet Balanced

Thursday, September 14th, 2017

As a mom of three, Kourtney Kardashian is always thinking about the healthiest options—not just for her little ones, but for herself. But as a mere human, the 38-year-old reality star knows how hard it is sometimes to fight cravings, which is why she’s picked up a smart trick over the years to resist less-healthy foods and stay on track with a balanced diet.

In a new post on her website, Kourtney revealed that bread baskets at restaurants are one of her biggest vices. And though bread isn’t bad (hello, we love it) devouring a whole basket’s worth before digging into an entrée that likely contains important nutrients like protein and fiber may not what be everyone’s body always wants or needs.

So, Kourtney said her first order of business when eating out is to a cup of green tea with almond milk and honey. Of course, the tea isn’t to replace her food; it’s simply to keep her hands and taste buds occupied with a healthy option until her real meal arrives. And while the fact that green tea is good for you certainly isn’t groundbreaking—it’s well-established and research-backed that the drink contains tons of antioxidants, nutrients, and can benefit your body in major ways—we like the idea of sipping on something sweet, satisfying, and good for you while waiting for an entrée.

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The post, titled “How I Eat Healthy Wherever I Go,” also delved into Kourtney’s other health tips, including the fact that she’s not afraid to ask point-blank where her food is coming from. “I talk to the restaurants in my neighborhood and find out where they source their food. I’ll ask if their meat is grass-fed, whether or not their produce is organic or local, things like that,” she wrote. “Being informed helps me choose the best local restaurants to go to with my family.”

As for times when there aren’t many healthy options around, like the airport, the “Keeping Up with the Kardashians” star makes sure to pack a bag of Kourtney-approved snacks for her kids to munch on. “Bringing your own snacks—especially for the kids—is a great way to have healthy options that everyone likes,” she wrote. “Also, if we’re gone for a big trip, I’ll pack a bag full of gluten-free snacks to bring with us, so we have our pantry staples wherever we go.”

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Though Kourtney’s diet might seem strict to some, it’s important to note that she’s simply sharing a system that works for her, and everyone’s body is different. What works for Kourtney may not work for you. If restaurant bread baskets are one of your great joys in life (raises hand) then we certainly don’t advocate depriving yourself.


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Kourtney Kardashian’s Skin Care Secret Is an Actual Potted Plant

Saturday, August 26th, 2017

Over the years, the Kardashians have provided us with plenty of unconventional beauty tips. Last month, we learned that Kim Kardashian‘s secret to getting an even tan is by spray-tanning her scalp. Now, her sister, Kourtney, is sharing her own strange-yet-makes-total-sense beauty advice to keeping her skin looking fresh 24/7.

The 38-year-old reality star recently opened up about her skin care routine on her website, where she revealed that her all-natural secret to healthy and clear skin is—wait for it—aloe vera. Of course, aloe vera isn’t exactly a groundbreaking skin care discovery. But hear us out: Kourtney doesn’t use just any old bottled aloe vera gel—she freaking harvests the gel from the plant itself.

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“If the kids or I get a sunburn, I always use fresh aloe vera applied directly to the skin,” Kourtney wrote. “I keep aloe vera plants in my house, too. You can just break off a leaf and squeeze it to get a small amount of gel.” Kardashian went on to explain why fresh aloe vera is better than the pre-packaged stuff.

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“Used topically, aloe gel taken straight from the plant is a cure-all for many skin conditions, including dry skin, burns (including sunburn,) and irritation like eczema,” Kourtney writes. “It’s rich in vitamin C, E, and beta carotene, which nourishes, repairs, and cools the skin without leaving a greasy residue.”

A quick refresh: Aloe vera are tropical plants, usually used as houseplants, with long thick leaves filled with gel that has cooling, anti-inflammatory properties—hence why it’s often used to treat sunburns. While picking up an aloe vera-infused beauty product could cost you a pretty penny, a plant is only $ 8 on Amazon—and doubles as a lush home accent.


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