Kourtney Kardashian talks food, fitness, and family—and in the process reveals she's one smart cookie when it comes to healthy living.
Know Your Weight-Loss Limits
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Kourtney Kardashian, seen here with baby Mason Dash Disick on March 15, 2011, opted to breastfeed her first child and quickly noticed her baby weight disappeared. "I was burning an extra 600 calories a day and I got really skinny, where I was like, I just don't want to lose any more weight. Every two hours I would be like, someone ask me if I'm hungry."
Use Simple Swaps in Your Diet
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Kourtney Kardashian tweaked her mother Kris Jenner's idea of fun family foods. "My mom fed us a lot of processed food when we were kids, like chicken fingers, grilled cheese sandwiches and quesadillas. I make those treats for my family too, but I use organic cheeses and whole wheat bread and tortillas."
Read Up on Baby Health
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Kourtney Kardashian hit the books after baby Mason was born. One of her favorites is Super Baby Food, from which Kourtney gets a lot of ideas. "I think you need to take it for what works best for you and your lifestyle." The mother and son look adorable here on April 11, 2011.
Use All-Natural Cleaning Products
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Kourtney Kardashian is all about using all-natural household cleaning products. She even got the whole Kardashian clan, pictured here on May 7, 2011, to switch up their products too. Kourtney's favorite detergent? Mrs. Myers.
Make Healthy Eating a Habit
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Kourtney Kardashian's schedule is jam-packed with travel, filming, and appearances, so it's crucial for her to have healthy everyday habits. Her go-to lunch: a well-balanced salad. "I get sprouts, cucumbers, avocado and little pieces of turkey and cheese. Oh and sunflower seeds." Here, Kourtney and Scott Disick attend The Taste of Beverly Hills wine & food festival on September 2, 2010.
Control Your Caffeine Intake
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Kourtney Kardashian doesn't rely on caffeine as a crutch. She tries to stick to one caffeinated beverage a day and opts for healthier drinks like chai lattes. Kourtney is seen here on the move in Manhattan with her daily cup on November 29, 2010.
Keep Working Out On the Road
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Kourtney Kardashian's favorite workout is running, which she can do whether she's in L.A., Miami, or NYC. When Kourtney lived in Miami, she also trained at David Barton Gym, and she was recently spotted leaving the Tracy Anderson Studio in L.A. Here, Kourtney exits a plane in Miami on June 18, 2009.
Find Healthier Splurges
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Kourtney Kardashian isn't afraid to indulge. She told SHAPE she not only loves burgers and Mexican food, she also loves to snack on cookies and chips. "Lately I have been having healthier snacks. There are these all-organic cheese puffs that are so good." Kourtney is seen here with Scott Disick enjoying a not-so-healthy birthday splurge on April 15, 2011 in Las Vegas.
Keep Things in Perspective
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Since giving birth to Mason on December 14, 2009, Kourtney Kardashian's outlook on everything—including her body—has changed. "Before I wouldn't just run around in a bikini without anything (on). And now I feel like life isn't just about me anymore, it's about Mason. I do feel more comfortable and maybe it's because I have just grown as a person." Kourtney is pictured here with Mason in L.A. on January 22, 2011.
Limit Your Alcohol
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If you've watched any of Kourtney Kardashian's reality TV shows, you're aware her boyfriend Scott Disick used to have a problem with the sauce. Disick recently gave up drinking and Kourtney has cut back too. "The most I could even have is two drinks, and now I don't drink hard alcohol, just a glass of champagne or wine and that's it." The couple is seen here in NYC on October 21, 2010.