Brace yourself for the Kardashians' secret to fitness! Kourtney Kardashian just revealed to the world that her secret to great health is none other than our grandma's favourite ingredient -- ghee.
Yes, the ghee that floats atop our desi curries, is what the Keeping up with the Kardashians star swears by.
Kourtney Kardashian shocked her fans (read: South Asians) when she shared her recent blog titled "Ghee - Why I Love It" on her Facebook page.
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Unfortunately, you have to pay to find out why she takes "ghee every morning".
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"A teaspoon a day does a body good," she wrote.
Kourtney explains that ghee is a "clarified butter that originated in ancient India and is commonly used in South Asian cuisine." In fact, she said, her mom Kris has been making ghee in her kitchen for years.
Can you believe it?
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Kourtney starts her morning by melting a teaspoon of ghee in a pan. She drinks it in a "cute little ceramic white cup" then waits 20 minutes before downing a glass of water and eating food.
She also chooses to cook with ghee and coconut oil over regular butter.
The health-conscious star notes that it's low in dairy (making it great for people who are lactose intolerant), packed with vitamins A,D,E, K, K2 and CLA (Conjugated Linoleic Acid) antioxidants.
No wonder she doesn't look like a mother of three.
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She tends to take her ghee intake up a notch during the summer, when it's hot and she feels "a kind of weakness."
She also shared that ghee promotes weight loss (believe it or not), keeps the gut healthy, strengthens the immune system, hydrates skin, makes hair grow thick, and nourishes the nervous system, 'translating into calm energy and clarity of the mind throughout the day'.
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