Are you interested in weight loss? Have you been worried about your gut health? In this episode, which was recorded live on Facebook, we dive into learning more about our overall health, as well as how a ketogenic diet works and how it can help you improve your gut health, and your life overall. I talk with Dr. Lori Shemek, a leading fat cell researcher, health expert, weight loss expert, keynote speaker, award-winning author, about her new book, The Ketogenic Key, as well as all things gut health. We dive into the diet, how keto can help with different health problems, and how to make the ketogenic diet work for you. This is a very informative episode!
Questions I asked:
- What is ketosis and why should we care?
- How do we get into ketosis and stay there?
- Why is fat a better source of energy than glucose?
- What is the importance of the different bacteria species?
- How do we have good bacteria in our gut?
- Why is it critical to get your carbs low enough?
- Why does your body need that good fat?
- How does keto stack up among other diets like paleo, etc?
- Do you have research to back up the ketogenic key?
- Why is the ketogenic diet so healing?
- Ketogenic diet.
- Gut health.
- Dealing with inflammation.
- Losing weight with ketogenic diet.
- Understanding the role of glucose.
- Dealing with a fatty liver, and the impact.
- Low carb diets.
- Sugar is addictive.
Quotes from the show:
- “These ketones are powerful for optimizing health.” @lorishemek @SisterhoodSweat
- “When you have an excess of glucose, it can cause serious amount of problems.” @lorishemek @SisterhoodSweat
- “We want to utilize a low carb diet, but it’s not just about ketosis.” @lorishemek @SisterhoodSweat
- “Your body loves using fat as fuel, it’s long burning.” @lorishemek @SisterhoodSweat
- “You need to pull the weeds, stop eating the toxic foods that keep the bad bacteria alive.” @lorishemek @SisterhoodSweat
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