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Kourtney Kardashian tells us about the Keto Diet for the Summer: ‘I Want to Look and Feel My Best’
 
“My body never looked better,” said the reality star about the last time she tried the low-carb, high-fat diet

Kourtney Kardashian is ready to get back on track for the summer!

After “treating” herself over the last few months, the reality star, 40, decided to again follow the keto diet after a successful stint a couple years ago.

“We wait all year for summer, and when it finally rolls around, I want to look and feel my best,” Kardashian wrote on her lifestyle website Poosh. “… I’ve been treating myself lately and really want to get back on track, so I’ve committed myself to keto for the next month.”

The mom of two said that the high-fat, low-carb diet — which puts the body into a state of ketosis to burn fat instead of carbohydrates — gives her the best results.

“My body never looked better than when I did the keto diet two and half years ago, when I did it for two months,” she said. “In my experience, I’ve found the best method to train my body to curb sugar cravings, burn fat, and kick-start weight loss is by sticking to a keto diet.”

 
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Kardashian said that she initially tried the diet for her health, not for weight loss.

“My doctor actually put me on the keto diet a couple of years ago for a metal detox,” she explained. “He tested my muscles and found that I had high levels of mercury and lead in my system. He let me know that one of the fastest ways to detox was to keep my body in a state of ketosis. I would check my blood sugar and ketone levels every morning to make sure I was on track.”

 
 

She also did keto in conjunction with intermittent fasting, where dieters finish eating dinner and then fast for about 12 to 16 hours, typically skipping breakfast. Kardashian said that she would also do a 24-hour fast one day a week, but she’s “not sure” if she’s going to fast at all this time around.

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