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Kourtney Kardashian defends going on the keto diet

por Orville Sherwin (2021-07-29)

She announced earlier this week that she was going on the low-carb, male enhancement pills high-fat keto diet.

On Thursday, Kourtney Kardashian pushed back against social media followers criticizing her for the diet plan - which is known to cause some possibly dangerous side effects - in her Instagram Stories.

The 41-year-old Keeping Up With The Kardashians star shared another photo of her glucose meter and explained the diet was just a temporary step and prescribed by her doctor.

Taking a stand: Kourtney Kardashian, 41, pushed back against her social media followers that criticized her for going on the keto diet with a photo of her glucose meter posted Thursday

'And to all of you who are saying keto is unhealthy, my dr. has me do it for brief periods to help detox metals or toxins, so I would not recommend this without checking with you dr. first,' Kourtney wrote.

'But my dr. I trust puts me on it and I personally love it.' 


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The keto diet (short for ketogenesis) involves drastically reducing one's carbohydrate intake while simultaneously increasing fat intake.

The lack of carbs can kickstart a metabolic process called ketosis, in which fat is burned more efficiently. 

Pushing back: Kourtney defended herself by saying her doctor recommended going on the keto diet temporarily. She also said she monitored her blood glucose levels for safety

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