Speaking freely and candidly, the 37-year-old revealed she endured years of fad diets, trying “every diet under the sun” in an effort to lose weight.
“Remember when Beyoncé did that lemon juice and cayenne pepper thing? I was like, sign me up! That’s why I yo-yoed my entire life — I was always chasing some fad,” she shared in the November issue.
“I’ve actually always had a really unhealthy relationship with food,” she added. “When I was younger and was sad, I would eat — I was an emotional eater. And then I hated the way I felt after that. I was almost punishing myself for bingeing or having a bag of chips — it just became so much thought.”
It wasn’t until 2015 that the mum-of-one stopped relying on short-term fad diets and committed to a workout routine. In turn, she has since lost 18kg.
“It’s about practising healthy habits on a daily basis,” she said. “I have to think of it as a lifestyle rather than thinking I want to try this diet or some other thing someone was talking about. I’m so over that stage in my life.”
But that doesn’t mean she only eats healthily now. She still allows herself the occasional cheat meal.
Now Kardashian lives a more balanced life — and knows when to celebrate.
“I worked so hard in the gym for this,” she wrote on Instagram as she posted her Health magazine. “And I celebrated with pizza (my weakness) right afterwards 😋.”
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