Less than two months after welcoming daughter True, Khloe Kardashian is already on a strict low-carb, high-protein diet and hardcore workout regimen. This week the star revealed exactly what her eating plan entails — and despite how brutal it appears to be, she claims “it’s easier to follow than it sounds.”
“I’m currently on a low-carb diet that my nutritionist, Dr. [Philip] Goglia, gave me,” the reality star revealed in a post on her app on Monday. “It has lots of protein, so I’m able to go all-out at the gym, but the best part is that I’m never hungry because I’m always eating!”
The TV personality starts the day by fueling herself for a morning workout with a tablespoon of jam paired with one tablespoon of almond butter. After she’s done busting her butt, she chows down on a filling breakfast of two eggs (any style) with one cup of oatmeal and one cup of fresh fruit. She also indulges in a midmorning fruit snack (such as an apple or banana) with a handful of almonds. Not too shabby.
For her second full meal of the day, Kardashian composes a balanced plate. “For lunch, Dr. Goglia recommends a four-ounce piece of grilled chicken breast with a half portion of a simple starch like four ounces of yam or a half-cup of white rice along with a veggie and a salad,” she explains. Because the star recently gave birth, she is currently eating a full portion of starch. As for the chicken, she is able to swap it for another lean meat (only grilled, steamed, baked or broiled is allowed).
“For the salad, keep it simple with an oil-based vinaigrette. Any vegetables are great, but he especially recommends those high in iron, such as spinach, beets, asparagus, broccoli or romaine,” she says.
Between lunch and dinner, she nibbles on more fruit, nuts and vegetables (like cherry tomatoes) to keep her energized. “Don’t let yourself get hungry,” she advises.
For her final meal of the day she dines on an eight-ounce piece of fish paired with another protein (for “performance purposes and more rapid weight loss”) and four ounces of yams. Finally, for dessert Khloe is allowed yet another piece of fruit.
Khloe, who returned to the gym in May, is spending time in Cleveland, working out six times per week with personal trainer Joel Bouraima. Bouraima told LIVESTRONG.COM that Khloe is taking things slow in the beginning, but it’s likely she will be back to “full beast mode” in the near future.
The Kardashian sisters are no strangers to strict dieting. While Kourtney has copped to dabbling in the controversial ketosis diet (intermittent fasting and all), Kim recently completed a gnarly 10-day cleanse in preparation for the Met Gala. So in comparison to her sister’s hardcore diets, Khloe’s low-carb, high-protein method actually sounds completely doable. And with her determination and commitment, we have no doubt that the “Revenge Body” star will reach her post-pregnancy fitness goals in no time!
What Do YOU Think?
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