This is what Kareena Kapoor eats to boost her metabolism

This article appeared at Elle India

You don’t need a fly-on-the-wall documentary to follow Kareena Kapoor’s journey into motherhood; the social media recluse is surprisingly accessible: A heavily-papped gym date here, a red carpet there. The 36-year-old has been hands-on with the spotlight throughout her pregnancy, and attributed that boundless energy to a smart diet during a recent Facebook Live session with her dietician, Rujuta Diwekar.

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Kareena Kapoor Khan’s metabolism-boosting diet

The self-professed foodie believes in getting a hearty start to the day;

“I am a breakfast person. I need food the moment I wake up. My brains don’t work, otherwise,”

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  • Poha
  • Eggs and toast
  • Ajwain paratha

Post workout:

Curd rice which also doubles up as lunch.

Kareena also counts herself fortunate for liking all the ‘boring vegetables’. “I love having lauki, turi and all that stuff… I am lucky to like karela and jawar. I can have it for three days in a row.”

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The new momma has already passed on the healthy eating baton to her 8-month-old as well. “Catch them young, you see. If it comes to Taimur’s diet — it’s lauki, turi and basically a lot of local vegetables,” she divulges.

And going by that radiant glow both the mother and son share, she’s clearly doing something right.