With 13 million downloads, The Keto Diet Podcast delivers powerful actions for your keto life.
Support your low-carb, high-fat life with The Keto Diet Podcast, a fresh take on ketogenic living with Nutrition Educator and bestselling author, Leanne Vogel. Interviews with thought leaders, keto veterans, and exclusive content delivering powerful actions to understanding keto, developing a ketogenic diet that works for you, overcoming daily keto struggles, boosting body confidence, shedding weight, and more.
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Going through the processes that occur when we eat sugar, how to stop the obsession, and why some of us feel crazy around sugar.
Curious what happens to your body when you start eating a high-fat diet? What affect does it have on your cholesterol, your heart, your metabolism? Journey with us as we go through it all, bit by bit, as we explore what changes to expect when you eat keto.
Weight stuck? Let’s look beyond calories and macros and into your body’s ability to detoxify. How does detox affect your weight loss efforts? We are talking ALL about it today! Also, I mentioned that Kevin had 30 fillings replaced but should have said 13. It was 13.
Understanding your hunger and how it influences the foods you choose.
Introduction to my experience taking the functional diagnostic nutrition course.
New to keto? Or, have a friend you want to help along as they start the keto diet? This episode would be perfect to share with them!
Is keto helping or harming your thyroid? How we can setup your diet correctly to encourage healing your master gland of metabolism – the thyroid!
Signs your metabolism is breaking because of your keto diet efforts. How to reverse the damage, and how to not get stuck in this spot again.
Giving a fresh perspective on using fasting for achieving weight loss on a keto diet.
Reviewing my DNA report – what my DNA says about me. Where my focus needs to be, and how functional testing filled in the gaps.
Body building, for women who want to do it keto! Chatting with Crystal about her experience prepping for her first show, and the hurdles she had to overcome after winning.
If you're new-ish to the keto diet, chances are you've been bamboozled by a couple of people or been led astray by marketing ploys. Today's episode, we focus on the essentials, so you don't get bogged down by things that don't matter, or don't play an essential role in the fundamentals of a keto diet.
Your menstrual cycle tells you a lot about when and how to work out. Yup! You read that right! Today's episode is dedicated to helping you decode the signals your cycle is telling you, and how to work WITH your cycle, not against it, as it relates to your training, and nutrition throughout the month.
All the different ways to test and stay "in the know" with your body and the science surrounding the ketogenic diet.
How to get a better understanding of the root cause behind chronic skin conditions, what your gut has to do with it all, and how to support your body in the healing process.
Answer your questions! We chat a bunch about testing various things in today's episode including your hormones, gut, how to know what tests to ask for, when and why you need to test, and who to go to when you're just not feeling you best and sense "something's not right".
Understanding your lymphatic system, what it does, why it's important to overall health (especially in the realm of detoxification and inflammation reduction) and how to support it with simple practices that make a huge difference.
Let's chat about menopause BEFORE you get there. How to prepare your body for one of the largest transitions it will ever go through.
Interview with Dallas Jenkins; the creator of The Chosen TV series, chatting about his busy schedule and how he manages to stay keto, how keto has supported his work, and how he maintains a healthy relationship with food instead of getting bogged down by keto rules.
Answering a bunch of your questions about cortisol regulation, understanding your macros and how to adjust them, how keto changes for you once you've experienced menopause, managing cold sores, and how to support our teenage daughters, empowering them to make healthful choices for their body.
Understanding the role and differences between functional medicine and allopathic medicine. How to know which you need when you're faced with a health crisis. And, we touch very briefly on thyroid health and what allopathic doctors say it is, versus functional doctors.
If your goal is to fast through the morning, does having a fatty coffee break your fast? Today, I'm explaining the different goals behind fasting and why understanding what your fasting goal is, will tell you whether or not a fatty coffee will break your fast.
Dr. Cayla shares her experience going on hormonal birth control as a teen, without fully understanding what it could do to her body, and her long long long journey back to health, pregnancy, and recovery.
Testing ketones are little snapshots of how your body is burning fat… but imagine, if you could see a full trend for a 24-hour day, every day? That’s what Biosense has created, and it’s an essential tool for those interested in closing the loop on their data points.
Weight loss isn’t always as easy as just, “eat less”. Though this benefits some, for others, there are so many emotions wrapped up with eating that weight loss becomes next to impossible. But there’s hope!
Introducing DNA testing – how it works, who it’s good for, what results you can expect. Then, next time, we will review my DNA result live on the show!
Fasting does NOT have a one-size-fits-all protocol. Decoding your symptoms so you can adjust your protocol to suit your body best will lead to far better results than powering through it all.
Do we fall into disease as a result of our DNA? Or, do we have the ability to shift things to avoid it? Understanding how and what our genes are, the complexity in each, and how this points to creation.
The blood chemistry markers, and symptoms to watch for that point to supplementation and support needed in your body.
How to know whether you’re fat adapted beyond testing your ketones.
Introduction to how to start keto, where many go wrong, and how to start off on the right foot.
How we can improve our relationship with food, and our bodies.
Yay, it’s fasting day! We’re chatting about all things fasting (and a couple of personal questions, too!)
Going through the details of what stem cells are, and why they’re so vital to our health, aging, and inflammation.
How to adjust your keto diet to support your hormones from day 1 to 28 of your cycle. If you’re not menstruating anymore, or should be, this episode is also for you! Long cycles? Short cycles, we cover that, too!
Supporting mental health by going keto and working to understand what her body needed in order to come to more balance.
It’s not enough to say, “I’m never going to make a bad nutrition choice again” in order for change to stick. In today’s episode, we’re understanding why we make the decisions we do, and how to make lasting changes that stick.
An outline I have followed for doing bone broth-only fasting.
A beginner’s introduction to the adrenals, what they do for us, signs they’re imbalanced, and how to support using supplements and nutrition shifts.
Artificial estrogens are allll over our world. And, they affect your body’s ability to regulate hormones, causing weight gain and health issues. Let’s understand what these estrogens are, how they work, what they do, and how to avoid in your day to day.
There are many reasons to go carnivore – mental health, healing a sick body, inflammation, food freedom, disordered eating, or weight loss. Today’s conversation is one of my most-favorite carnivore convos. We chat about OMAD, meat choices and variety, ethical concerns, and so much more.
Chatting about how nutrition changes, adjusts and shifts over the years. Using biochemistry to inform nutrition decisions, and when to know it’s time for a shift in your approach.
Understanding heart disease – the function of the cardiovascular system, what eating keto does to it, and how we can heal and support our bodies.
We’ve done a couple of episodes focusing on CGM (continuous glucose monitoring) and it’s benefits in understanding your metabolism. MANY of you have lots of questions about how and why it works. So, we spend today answering your glucose level questions!
Why estrogen dominance is the most important health issue affecting women today, and how you can prevent future disease.
How nootropics work, what they are, who should take them, and why brains act the way they do.
It's a SPECIAL episode today - we've reached 300 episodes! Come celebrate and talk about fasting!
Is the carnivore diet as complicated as we think? Who should go on it? Why? For how long? We review all of this with quality carnivore, Austin Cavelli.
How to bring your intuition into your fasting protocol!
There's nothing worse than being on a diet... and hating every minute of it. Leah and I chat about how to make the changes you're making, be effective, fun, and less misery-inducing.
How do you follow a keto diet when no one else in the house wants to join you?
Working through every single question I've ever received on CBD oil - its uses, validity, what to shop for, what to stay away from, dosage, forms, how it works... the list goes on!
Is it safe to do keto while experiencing an eating disorder, or have a history of disordered eating? Today's episode focuses on the experience of two humans who are on the other side of their eating disorder past and how keto shifted things for them.
How fantastic are our bodies?! Today's episode is dedicated to understanding how to reset our bodies so we can get back to balance - gut balance, hormonal balance, we are covering it all!
I LOVE wearing a CGM and today, I wanted to talk about continuous glucose monitors, their purpose outside of diabetes management, and how this little tool can help us understand what diet is best for us, which foods are standing in the way of progress, and how to make lasting behavior changes.
Understanding metabolic health, insulin resistance, bio individuality, and your personalized carb tolerance to develop an eating style that supports your body.
Answering your keto questions including how to track ketones and understand you're in ketosis, what electrolyte powder to go for, adjusting for nightshift, why I don't recommend dairy, how to lose weight on keto the healthy way without crazy restriction, safer non-toxic body care products, hypothyroidism, and more.
Author of A Case for Keto highlights the reasons for the obesity epidemic, misconceptions around obesity and weight gain, the role of hormones in weight gain, understanding calories, the role of insulin, and so much more.
How to keep going and going on keto, beyond 5 years. Shifting keto from a diet to a metabolic state that you just… prefer. How to stick to a TIGHT budget on keto, and where beginners struggle most.
If you’re new to keto or the low-carb diet, look no further than this interview! Our guests and I talk about the simplicity of the ketogenic diet… the best route to take when you’re first starting off, and how not to get overwhelmed.
Answering listeners questions for the whole episode! I love getting to dive into your keto for women questions! We’re going through digestive upsets on keto, how to understand your cholesterol, how to adjust your keto schedule if you’re working nightshift, alternatives to MCT oil, understanding glucose levels and effects of those levels, the ins and outs of histamine intolerance when eating low carb… and more!
Can't 'get better' no matter how hard you try? It could be mold, parasites, heavy metals, or a virus. Dr. Jess gives us the low-down on the 3-step process to clear the gunk and get back to balance.
The 3-pronged approach to avoiding cancer and creating a healthy environment in your body, no matter what your age or background.
Your ketones won't go up no matter what you do... and don't even get started on that number on the scale?! Sound like you? I'm about certain the thing standing in the way of you and your goals is: stress.
How do you know what's right for you, what your body needs, or when it's time to shift up your dietary plans? Understanding bio-individuality to help you manage your metabolism, goals, and more.
We're breaking down the essential things you NEED to know if you are consuming animal protein. This goes beyond the conversation of keto, and into basic nutrition principles that you and your family need to understand in order to make proper decisions for your nutrition.
There are a lot of things that stand in our way of weight loss... let's not let misinformation be part of all the things working against you and your goals.
What continuous glucose monitoring is, how it works, why it's better than one-off testing, and how understanding your continuous glucose level tells us about your metabolism. Fascinating interview with Casey Means of Levels.
Everything blood glucose and tools to help you extend your fast. Our guest and I uncover all the different strategies to make fasting as simple and effortless as breathing. We chat about the rules for keeping things simple, how fasting affects weight loss, the role of insulin during our fast, what to eat during your eating window for the most drastic affect to your weight, and the most challenging aspects women are faced with when we choose to start fasting.
More than 20 listener questions, answered! We're covering weight loss issues (challenges with perimenopause, adjusting fat intake), keto how to (fasting, keto flu, blood glucose levels), supplementation, keto in the kitchen (food prep, ingredient swaps, fat quality) … and SO much more. Let’s go!
The adjustments you can make to your keto diet if your goal is weight loss, but you’re coming to keto with some imbalances. Specifically, we talk about how PCOS and hypothyroid can make it more challenging to lose weight, and what steps you can take to make keto work for you. Covering how keto changes over time as your weight changes (not just about staying in maintenance mode), hormone support for your keto diet (what not to eat), what to do when you’ve plateaued on keto, signs your diet is affecting your hormones and much more.
Metabolic Health: Weight, Insulin & Fatigue with Lauren Weiss iTunes Summary: How metabolically flexible are you? Today’s guest shares the ins and outs of looking at keto as a metabolic state instead of a diet and, how this shift makes keto even more effective. We’re covering adjustments you can make on keto to gain metabolic flexibility (the role of calories, fasting, and monitoring), what to do when your body cannot burn fat, how to properly track macros and adjust for your weight loss goals, and so much more.
Answering so many keto questions. From carb ups, metabolic flexibility, food allergies, ovulation, hormones, gallbladder support, and more!
Providing a list of power foods that'll support your body on keto.
Dr. Jason Fung and I chat about calorie intake, counting calories while intermittent fasting, and how to effectively mess up your metabolism when fasting.
How to define a life that works for you. A great beginners conversation if you're new to health and wellness and need to get a little inspired for your own journey!
Don't wait until you get sick to shift your lifestyle, diet, or mindset. Making small changes now makes all the difference. Torie Borrelli and I chat about how to incorporate preventative living practices to enjoy life, now.
How keto changes for women, boosting your metabolic rate, and understanding how your personality affects how you track your macros.
Answering your questions on autoimmunity, dairy intake, how to seek balance on your keto diet, IUD's and weight loss, collagen intake, digestive issues, and PMS symptoms.
How to care for your cycle in a whole different way you've never thought of: vaginal steaming. Guest Kit Maloney and I chat about what the practice is like, the reservations I had when I heard about it, and how to care for your period.
What the pros don't tell you will happen on keto if weight loss is your goal...
It's a Q&A episode of epic proportions! Answering questions on how to manage leaky gut; and how leaky gut can impact hormones and weight gain, hormone tests to ask for, the ins and outs of adrenal dysfunction, and so, so, so much more.
Mindset practices for overcoming period issues.
The various ways to support yourself when the present and future is rather unknown. How to create a feeling of safeness when we’re being pressured to lead with fear, how to become empowered in the knowledge you have, and the discernment you can apply to any situation that faces you.
*Ali sent me this study afterwards and corrected herself (this is what I LOVE about her!) in the episode she said, ‘a cough every 17 minutes like 4 coughs in an hour’ but it is actually 17 coughs in 30 min in those that were infected and did shed viral droplets… and that is like a lot of coughing, where yes, you should stay home as you are clearly sick.
A special treat for you all! Dr. Nina is taking over the show today with a recording we did for Happy Keto Body VIPs. Dr. Nina is answering your questions on how to deal with weight gain on keto, support your metabolism, your liver, blood sugar... the doctor is in and she's got answers and solutions! Happy Keto Body VIPs get access to Dr. Nina monthly in our coaching calls. The calls are available to all VIPs for the lifetime of the program. So, we're always there for you, to help ya out. We love, love offering these calls for our members, and excited to share a little glimpse into one of this years' calls.
We're joined by two guests today... chatting about how food sensitivities create inflammation in the brain and what symptoms look and feel like. If you're feeling like you can't get a handle on your health, like there's no answers out there for you, and you're frustrated, this episode could be super helpful for you!
Send some love to your immune system with... algae! Yeah! We're getting into it today with our guest, Catharine Arnston. Catharine is sharing with us, the power of algae for vital protection of the immune system.
All of the things I wish I'd known before I started keto. I made SO many mistakes when I first started, and it was frustrating to say the least. Today, I am sharing all the things I went through, so that you can avoid them. You'd be surprised... so many people tell you to do these things... and they just didn't work for me. And, maybe you, too?
Eat less, exercise more... it's the paradigm we've all subscribed to for decades... but it doesn't work. And, it keeps us all sick, obsessed, and unsuccessful in the pursuit. Dr. Kyrin Dunston shares why you're having troubles losing weight, and the factors to ACTUALLY address if weight loss is a legitimate need for you.
Tiffany shares with us, her thyroid story. We chat about how to become an advocate for your thyroid health, what to watch for, how to care for your thyroid... it's a RICH episode, all about your thyroid health on keto!
An episode from the archives! Ali Miller and I run through common beginner mistakes to help you navigate your ketogenic diet with ease.
How to increase metabolic flexibility, adjust intake for fat loss, and use carbs re-feeds to hit weight loss goals.
I used to take over 70 supplements a day. I'm a recovering supplementaholic. I never want anyone to experience what I did when it came to being pushed to take supplements that weren't right for my body. In today's episode, we're chatting about the potential "musts" for some folks, how to know if a supplement is good for you, and we touch on bioidentical hormone therapy.
I didn't want to hear how badly I was harming my body by pushing myself to run. I was too focused on winning the next race to care about the damage I was doing... not only to my knees, but also to my endocrine system. After I was forced to stop, I started to realize how bad a beating my hormones had taken from me forcing imbalanced physical activity on my body. This episode isn't about stopping you from working out... it's about educating you on the best practices so that you don't get burnt out like me, and so many other women.
It's a Q&A episode! You've submitted a BUNCH of keto questions, and I'm going each of them, one by one. From questions about hydration packs and products, to overdoing it on nuts, there's a little here for everyone. Oh, and we talk about pea protein and why I personally don't supplement with the stuff, and how my views on protein powder have changed over the years. Enjoy, friends!
YOU can change your behaviors. Yep! You have the power to change... don't let anyone tell you any differently. Today, we're making sense of behavior change that shifts your life perspective and the trajectory of everything.
We're unpacking the experience of eating disorder, later in life. Signs of disordered behaviors with food, gauging your sense of self and security on your own terms, and releasing judgement of food choices.
Everything hemp! We're chatting about how hemp can reduce inflammation, support overall wellness, and help you take your health back into your hands.
How do you detox the body on keto when you can't rely on juice cleanses? Dr. Josh Axe and I run through the best keto diet foods that'll keep you on top of your game.
We are living in exciting times of quantified-self, where we can test, track and tweak to take greater control of our genetic outcomes than ever before. Certified Health and Performance coach Angela Fosters will take you through the journey of how you can use your DNA to find the perfect diet for you, optimize your sleep, and get up to three times the results in your fitness endeavors and also manage your stress effectively.
There are A LOT of new keto foods on the market today. It's jaw-droppingly exciting, but also overwhelming. Here's what to look for in the best (and worst) choices. Remember - ingredients are everything! Don't let those labels fool you.
A practicing dentist Dr. Dassani lost a family member to complications of obstructive sleep apnea. It made her wonder how many people might be facing sleep difficulties. She’s since focused on treating sleep apnea and sleep disorder breathing as well as spreading awareness of its symptoms and implications.
Meal prep can be overwhelming for some, but not when you have these tips from chem and Prep Dish CEO, Allison Schaaf. How to know what foods are best to prep, which ones will go soggy and gross before you even get to enjoy them, how to store food properly, have fun with the process, and not break the bank!
Ladies! Menopause happens to many of us. Let's learn how to support our body before, during and after this life phase. Dr. Soma Mandal gives you the 4-1-1 on what to expect as you enter into peri-menopause, how to change your keto diet, and which adjustments to make to create a positive menopause experience for you and those around you.
Stuck at the same weight? Always hungry, but not sure why? NEVER hungry on keto but still not losing weight? In today's episode, I get into the nitty gritty around your metabolism, the signs that you need to focus on supporting your metabolism, and the things you've been taught that can lead to slowing down your super burning abilities.
Need a reminder about how POWERFUL the keto diet can be? Our guest, Jessica Dukes vulnerably shares her story, struggle with fertility, and process of becoming a Mom to her sweet baby girl.
You're super pumped about this keto thing, starting to feel amazing, and you want your WHOLE family in on this... like, yesterday. Here's how to not overwhelm them, or you, as you incorporate more fats into the lives of your loved ones.
How to get up and keto faster, including HOW to go about ramping up your intake of fat—and therefore your ketone production—as quickly as possible, advice about how to settle in quickly to feeling the best you can on the keto diet, plus more.
Are you worried about a carnivore diet because you've been told it's bad for the environment? Or, that you have to go all in? Dr. Paul Saladino shares with us why he considered a carnivore diet, and the many ways you can incorporate more protein in your life without being concerned. We chat about toxins in plants, and why we've been led astray by standard methods of care.
So, keto isn't working for you... and you're thinking about changing up a few things but you can't find 'support' anywhere... what do you do? Listen to this.
How to properly plan your keto meals without getting bored or overwhelmed. Plus, does the fatty coffee actually break your fast?
The keys to health that helped Izabela achieve wholeness. They're not what you may think!
Your thoughts affect your health! Yes, they do. Why mindset matter when it comes to managing your physical health (and ketones, too!).
I had amenorrhea for 8 years. It was a long, long process that made me SO discouraged at times...
Our guests Jesse & Marni from The Ultimate Health Podcast share how they incorporate a healthy life into their relationship, tips about incorporating a healthy lifestyle into your day-to-day, and how to support eachother's goals.
High cholesterol actually a problem? If you're concerned about your heart health, this is a must-listen!
Supporting your family with keto-friendly foods has never been so easy! We give you a list of ways to incorporate healthy high-fat foods into your family's meal plan without anyone freaking out about the 'ew food'
Answering your questions from how to incorporate root veg on your keto diet (or should you??), what CBD oil I use for our dogs, and how to approach measuring your ketones.
Cristina Curp lays down all the knowledge for us! You don't want to miss it. Wanna know exactly what your body needs? YOU have the answer. Here's how to listen...
Answering your questions... from whether you should go vegan because a documentary told you to, to how to increase your fat intake.
How to know when you need to adjust your macros to better support your body, and hormones, too!
Timing your carbohydrates with your cycle! I've spoken about this approach for years, and it truly does make all the difference. If you're menstruating, you need to listen to this!
I went off my thyroid meds... and it was a horrible idea. I experienced some of the CRAZIEST symptoms. If you're struggling with any of these symptoms, it could be due to an imbalanced thyroid. Oh my goodness, I'm never going to try this again.
If you struggle with your relationship to food, and you're looking for a better way of approaching things because nothing is working, you need to listen to this.
This episode is so powerful, yet so incredibly simple. Why we don't need as much time as we think we do, what's stopping us from accomplishing the things we want to accomplish, and why you keep blaming time for all the things you haven't done yet. If you're a time-blamer, you're going to want to watch this! Tonya Dalton gives you the steps you need to overcome the blocks and get things DONE.
I used to think exogenous ketones were a total waste of money, time, and energy. Then, some of you told me I needed to try them. I did, fell in love, and the rest is history. In today's episode, I wanted to share EVERYTHING about exogenous ketones that I possibly could. How to take, when to take, what to look for, ingredients to stay away from, everything.
We're just about to 2020 and maybe you're toying around with the idea that this will be YOUR year, where you finally get your act together and do something with yourself. Where you hit your goals, stay there, and live your best life. Before you start shifting through around and getting all hard on yourself, listen to this!
If you let yourself eat whatever you want, will you gain 500 pounds? Today's episode with Amanda Parry is all about healing your relationship to food, changing your perception, finding balance, and understanding wellness outside of diet culture.
We all sabotage our efforts. Learn how to overcome self-sabotage, commit to yourself, get grounded and move forward with positivity! Genevieve from Goddess Gains comes on the show and shares her story of pure positivity. It'll inspire just about anyone to move forward with grace. Enjoy!
Lisa Davis is laying down the knowledge on everything sexual health, and how a ketogenic diet supports positive sexual health.
It's normal for your bowel movements to change on keto. We're covering what's normal and what's not, when to adjust what you're doing so you have more regular poops, and what to avoid if you're getting crazy bloated on the keto diet.
Are you a normal human that just wants to move their body and eat regular foods so you feel good after said movement? If so, then this episode is for you! Let's not overcomplicate your workout plans with crazy amounts of supplements and protocols. This episode works to make your movement + fueling practice as easy as can be!
What's at the root of your fertility issues? Has anyone ever told you your struggles with getting pregnant could be a result of a food allergy? YES, this blew my mind, too. Our guest, Sarah Clark, joins us to explain how toxins, food reactions, and stressors play a role in fertility issues and how to resolve!
Is it crazy to put your dog on a ketogenic diet? We did for all 3 of our dogs years ago, but have gotten a little lazy lately... our guest Daniel Schulof shares why grain-free pet food isn't the best for your dog, how to care for your dog, and avoid heart disease.
The plan I followed for my recent 5-day fast! It's been years since I fasted like this, and I'm so happy I'm healed enough (hormonally) to be able to do this. Follow along as I give you a play-by-play of what I experienced, what I did, and how I felt.
After 6 or so months into keto my hair started falling out. I joke about it now, but it wasn't so funny when I was experiencing it. Here are the steps I followed wayyyy back in 2015 to get my hair back and better than ever.
Ali Miller is back and better than ever sharing with us how to reduce our anxiety by adjusting the foods that we eat. So many things can affect your mental health from how many ketones you generate, to how much inflammation you have, how fasting may harm your ability to stay mentally balanced, HPA-axis and how hormones and metabolism play a role, the ultimate chill-pill (it's all natural and available in many foods), and so much more. If you wanna know your body more, listen to this!
Are you ready for one of the most epic episodes we've ever had on The Keto Diet Podcast? Autumn Smith has prepared an epic episode today focused on mental health and nearly all aspects that influence it when it comes to your physical health. If you love this episode and want more on inflammation, check out episode 200.
It's a Q&A episode where I'm answering listener-submitted questions. Want your question answered? Head to HealthfulPursuit.com/contact and have it features on an upcoming episode. Today, we're covering how I use CBD (spoiler alert: our dog almost had to be put down a couple of years ago... until I started using CBD oil with her and she's still kickin' strong!), how to calculate your macros when you're fasting, exogenous ketones and menopause, how to handle hair loss on keto, carb cycling when you're diabetic, and so much more.
The holidays are coming... now, everyone FREAK OUT!? Just kidding. We don't need to freak out! You can crush your low-carb/high-fat life without feeling like the world is gonna end on December 24. Showing you how to manage keto on the go, when you're with friends and family during the holidays, how to prepare holiday-friendly keto foods, get your family in on the action, and massively lower your holiday stress. Plus, there's pie.
Struggles with bingeing are a real problem on any diet. Our guest Amber McKenzie guides you through how to figure out how to live in a body that you feel comfortable in - a body you feel like this is truly working for YOU. If you're bingeing and can't get a handle on things, we provide 3 steps to end this unhealthy pattern that takes control of your life. Plus, deprivation and why it's the trigger to EVERYTHING that's happening right now. If you like today's episode, you'll also enjoy episode 196... so download that one next!
Hunger... is it a bad thing? No! How to determine whether you're hungry, experiencing a craving, or need to switch things up on your keto diet. Including 9 reasons why you're experiencing hunger on keto and what to do about it. We end things with a replay of a video I made with my friend Ali Miller, on what to do with cravings on keto and how they can be a sign of larger imbalances that need to be addressed.
Why you should care about the toxins in your day to day and its effect on your ability to stay in fat-burning mode. Madeline Rosie Hewitt tells us how these toxins can lead to weight plateaus, hormone issues, PMS, and more. How to spot where there are toxins in your life, and easy ways to reduce your load!
Where Kevin and I are sailing off to next. Taking our three pups along for the ride, sailing the Caribbean and taking time to sit with Mother Nature and allow her to unveil what's next for us... sitting in a space of surrender, how to feel safe when you're powerless, and how I'm setting intentions on this experience being one of our best yet.
Understanding what's at the core of inflammation, the health imbalances that are caused by inflammation, and how to support your body through your ketogenic diet. Celebrating the recent launch of Dr. Will Cole's newest book, The Inflammation Spectrum which he explores how inflammation exists on a spectrum within the body, the various systems it can affect, and how you can discover your individual food triggers to overcome chronic inflammation.
The doctor is in and we're learning why we aren't having sex, how to naturally increase sexual intimacy, have a healthy sex life, and reconnect with your partner. Dr Anna Cabeca has just recently launched Sexual CPR and she's coming on the show to share why having sexual intimacy with our partner(s) is one of the most important priorities for couples. This topic has been so important to me as I begin to explore my own sexual health, working on body shame in moments of intimacy, and working through receiving love from a balanced place.
Question answering time! And, ya'll have a bunch of great questions! Why doctors are telling women to consume dairy during pregnancy, who keto doesn't work for, why you could be gaining weight on keto for no reason, my thoughts on copper IUD as a form of birth control, dealing with hunger when you're fasting, high ketones and when you should be concerned... plus SO much more!
Taking it back to 2018 when I shared these 7 foods that help with overall gut support, all keto and easy to incorporate into your low-carb diet. If you're struggling with sorting out what to do to benefit your gut, this quick episode is informative and uplifting!
Restricting food, always thinking about the next meal, how we can skip it, if we're working hard enough at weight loss... could you try harder? Instead of weight loss and restriction ruling your life, Tracee Gluhaich is proposing a different method. It's powerful, it can stay with you your whole life... and will make you a more-balanced human being. Let's create a stronger mind, a strong body, and strong sense of love for ourselves. Yes!
The color and texture of your menstrual blood tells you a story! And, it's an important story. I'm showing you what I've learned about tracking my cycle, paying attention to my flow, and getting more in touch with my body.
We're talking about VAGINAS today! And, I'm so excited about it. A story time how a recent round of antibiotics that I just couldn't avoid gave me a yeast infection, and how I overcame it with holistic modalities, all on my own! Giving you all the tips on how I'm keeping my vagina healthy, and how you can, too!
Why you're not losing weight on keto - the 8 things standing in your way to reaching your weight loss goals.
If you're human, you need to listen to this podcast episode. Absolutely everything you could ever want to know about your thyroid. How to adjust keto to support your thyroid, how the thyroid works, how the thyroid is affected by a low-carb diet...
Answering ALL of the questions you have on keto. How is keto different than Atkins, do I have to work out to lose weight on keto, poor oil choices that'll lead to inflammation, great oil choices, is palm oil OK, is bacon healthy, why you're not eating enough protein, electrolyte intake - why do we need it on keto, the best food on keto... and on, and on. Literally every answer to a beginners' keto journey.
What fats are safe on the ketogenic diet, and which aren't. A who's who of saturated, monounsaturated, and polyunsaturated fats. What they mean, how to choose an oil, and which are my favorites.
What to do if you hate working out - is it required to live a healthful life? How to set movement goals outside of the gym for your best health and wellness.
Answering as many questions that women have about keto as humanly possible. Reading from my books, The Keto Diet Cookbook and Keto for Women.
We can repeat our actions over and over, or evolve and start to create our lives from a place of abundance, instead of lack. How to move forward and find happiness with your body, respect for yourself, and accomplish your dreams.
Why your weight loss goals are keeping you stuck and leading to weight plateaus. The steps you can take to ditch the weight focus, rely on your health as the strongest marker, and accomplish your goals over and over and over again. We're cracking the CODE today, ladies!
The cyclical aspect of your eating style - how to cycle through different phases of the ketogenic diet using The 131 Method. How your health objective is the most important aspect of changing your diet, how to incorporate fasting, and more.
How what you think, do, eat, experience, move, affects your ketone generation. Why I don't test my ketones that often anymore, the levels you're looking for, the role stress has on your ability to burn fat, and so much more.
How do we maintain our results once we've met our targets on keto? Dealing with self-sabotage, overcoming your fears, feeling comfortable when you reach your goals, all mindfulness work and powerful things today!
Many of the reasons we stop eating keto, or people are too afraid to try a low-carb diet. How to overcome your own objections, bust the blocks, and create the life you wanna live. Including the role that alcohol plays on your keto diet and how that can be a hinderance.
Managing anxiety on your ketogenic diet. How the keto diet reduces anxiety, what to watch out for so you can avoid your triggers or work through them healthfully, how your food choices and the relationship with your body dictates your level of anxiety.
Managing your grocery budget while eating keto - how to adjust your eating style to match your finances, prep food that tastes good while not breaking the bank, and so much more.
Understanding the WHY behind your ketogenic diet. If you're curious what's going on in your body as you embark on this journey, how your metabolism is changing, and the life-changing impact you're making for your future, you need to listen to this episode!
Overcoming fears of cholesterols' impact when you're keto, how to read your cholesterol levels, what to ask for when you're at the doctor, and why reducing your overall inflammation is key to cardiovascular health.
How to use exogenous ketones as a woman - how exogenous ketones can improve blood sugar imbalances, how to use when fasting, and more.
How long it’s taken me to take the toxins in our beauty products seriously – the toxins we soak up every day from common goods we think are safe for us. Adjusting keto when you’re sensitive to sugar-free alternatives, how to adjust keto for women, and so, so many other things!
Here are the beauty products I shared in today's episode:
What your cravings mean about you, what they can point to, how to deal with them, and why I "give in" to my cravings and how powerful this can be to your progress.
The pressure Moms are under in today’s day and age. What we can do to make things easier, reduce stress on ourselves, and support each other.
How what you do for work dictates how you setup your grocery budget and food prep, adjusting how you feel about money and how to think about budgeting as a fun, limitless strategy instead of feeling limited by it.
How I approach stocking my keto pantry, freezer, and fridge with keto foods that don’t break the bank. The strategies I use when contemplating organic versus non-organic, rules I follow, and more.
It’s the podcasts’ first takeover! Our guest today is Cristina Curp and she’s laying the nutrition knowledge down HARD in today’s episode.
So, you don’t wanna do keto anymore and you’re thinking it was a huge waste of your time? Here’s why that isn’t true. No matter where you are on your keto path, or your un-keto path, there’s a lot to be said about understanding your body. So, whether you’re keto, or you’ve said buh-bye to the eating style, here’s why that’s not a bad thing.
Getting to the core of why we binge. Opening up about that little secret that so, so many of us struggle with. Getting real and honest with our progress and what’s important to us.
Answering your questions about how to do keto if you hate coconut, adjusting your macros when you’re working out, what to do if your keto isn’t working, amenorrhea, ADD, fasting, and all the things!
What cyclical ketosis is, who should practice it, the ways I approach in my practice and with my personal ketogenic diet. Also, answering your top questions about carb ups and how to make them work for you and your keto diet goals.
Rules of fasting on keto, how women can adjust their fasting protocol to assist with their keto results.
How to know what keto foods to eat versus not eat, what to do if you’re still addicted to sugar months into keto, and how to deal with food and shame when following your keto diet.
How to adjust your ketogenic diet to match your hormone cycle whether you’re still ovulating, have amenorrhea, experiencing, menopause, and more. Adjusting keto to fit your lady hormones, imbalances, and goals.
Strategies I use when I fall off keto big time. My thoughts on people who do keto non-stop and claim they never "cheat". My relationship with diet, my body, and how adjusting my perspective has allowed me to be healthy again.
How to tell if you need more or less carbohydrates on your keto diet. Signs to watch for, tools to use, and what to do if you’re craving carbs on keto.
How to live authentically without apologies. The fear in vulnerability, and why I love, love being vulnerable SO much! The behaviors you slide into when the going gets rough, and how to make yourself happy, now… instead of waiting.
My thoughts on my bathing suit body – what I do to get in shape before bikini season, and my favorite bathing suits I can’t wait to wear this season!
How to manage acceptance to your body while also having goals and how to find balance in this space.
Why mental health is so essential to your overall health, removing shame from the mental health conversation, and actionable steps to support mental health.
Why keto is different for women, how hormones affect your keto experience, your digestive health and keto, and how to feel good about the choices you're making.
The phases you can expect to go through as you start following a ketogenic diet. Staying prepared for what's next makes all the difference!
What happens when you lose the first 10 pounds on keto, how to change your plateau experience, what constitutes as an actual "plateau", why movement helps kick you into ketosis quicker, why I never recommend you eat 1,200 calories, and more.
I'm spending all my money on keto snacks! I just love them so much; do you, too? Getting honest with myself as I make a commitment to stop snacking on expensive treats and either make things on my own, or eat a real meal.
How to shift to eating meat, the challenges that come with deciding to incorporate animal protein again, and how food affects individuals.
What I hope to experience in my 33rd year on the planet. The relationship I have with birthdays and if you've ever shaved your head before, you should message me!
Why you gained weight when you ate vegan, how to structure your meals properly, the role of sugar on a keto diet, should we eat the white stuff at all, how much weight should we try and lose per week, and more!
So, I had a mental breakdown… and here’s my story with it! Why I think it happened, how I dealt with it, and why mental health is OK to talk about, no matter what.
How to incorporate more veggies into your keto diet, adjusting keto for PCOS and weight loss goals, and how to support your thyroid with keto-friendly food.
The signs of hormone imbalance, what contributes to the issue, how to support your hormones with food, who to work with to get your hormones balanced again, and so much more.
How to manage your cycle changes on keto, how keto affects your hormones, digestive support on a keto diet, and how to support your adrenals. That, and so much more!
There are different versions of the fasting mimicking diet -- some versions just outline specific macronutrient requirements (80 percent fat, 10 percent protein, and 10 percent carbohydrate), while others require you to purchase certain supplements. Let’s run through each option so you can determine what’s best for you.
Mental health and "before" photos, staying true to yourself when people are projecting on you, how to compliment someone mindfully, and so much more.
Answering all of your questions about The Keto Diet Cookbook, (my second paperback, now in bookstores!), plus how this book is different from my other books and products, what I’m working on now, and so much more.
Measuring your ketones, honoring hunger on keto, what to consume during an intermittent fast, how to address a bunch of common keto problems (hair loss, sleep issues, gut health), plus carb ups, and so much more.
Why people are talking about keto crotch, whether or not keto crotch is really a thing, addressing vaginal health, how to troubleshoot unpleasant keto side effects, and so much more.
Mushrooms for different ailments, getting over the weirdness of mushrooms, how to NOT eat a mushroom,and so much more.
How my Type A personality is adjusting to island time, what I'm learning about being happy, a new life hack I'm trying out, and so much more.
Different ways to track macros on keto, macro tracking apps, alternatives to tracking on keto, the difference between total and net carbs and so much more.
Overcoming fat fear, why fat is good for you, how keto works in the body, and so much more.
How keto affects fertility, tracking your fertility, eating more plants on keto, and so much more.
How I started to change my relationship with my body, what I do to reframe my thinking, how keto has affected my recovery, and so much more.
What to look for in common keto products, developing keto products with real foods, keto travel, and so much more.
What to look for in a healthcare provider, how to be your own advocate, keto in the wellness realm, and so much more.
How fasting and keto work together, the benefits and downsides to fasting, how fatty coffees affect a fast, how fasting helps with excess weight loss, and so much more.
Transitioning to full time sailboat life, dealing with fear while learning something new, plus a bit of a life update, and so much more.
How goals change on keto, getting around the cheat mentality, choosing memories over macros, the reasons for continuing to choose keto, and so much more.
The difference between being in ketosis and being fat adapted, testing ketones, how to know if you're fat adapted, and so much more.
Whether or not keto is safe for women, why alkalinity matters on keto, the hormones many of us struggle with, and so much more.
Sharing a practice I love, listing random things I love about myself, and so much more.
The deprivation effect, what happens when you eat EVERYTHING, what it means to accept yourself versus love yourself, and so much more.
What self-care is, how social media gets it wrong, how to develop a self-care practice, and so much more.
How to answer, "Is it keto?", how long to eat keto to see benefits, whether or not protein affects keto, how to eat keto without counting and stay on point, and so much more.
What keto is, how to be keto, what foods are keto, and so much more.
The natural approach to fasting, the biggest surprise when starting fasting, fasting drawbacks, whether or not fasting is good for pregnancy, and so much more.
Incorporating more protein on keto diet, going carnivore, why carnivore is different for women, and so much more.
Keto struggles, finding balance on keto, changing gym routines for better progress, snacking on keto, and so much more.
The MOST powerful hormone in your body, signs of hormone imbalance on keto, the importance of a period, intermittent fasting effects on hormones, birth control effects, and so much more.
Common hormonal imbalances that can negatively impact your keto experience, how keto can help balance hormones, troubleshooting keto problems and hormones on keto, and so much more.
Why just stopping eating isn’t as simple as people think, what keto does for weight loss goals, how keto is different than other diets, emotional eating, the perfect time to start keto, and so much more.
Common keto mistakes that women make when starting keto, how to avoid those mistakes, and so much more.
New Year's resolutions, cycles of self-improvement, how to have healthy aspirations, life after achieving your goal, the role of deprivation, and so much more.
Sharing 11 random facts about me, from my dream job to former hairstyles.
Prevention of disease, keto macros, starvation, and food quality, how to support your brain, and so much more.
My favorite Christmas memories, from when I was younger to now, plus all the different traditions I’ve celebrated through the years, my husband's traditions, and so much more.
All the sweets and cravings, sugar alternatives, how to mitigate the keto cravings, and so much more.
Being keto on a sailboat, the parallels of learning something new and learning your body, and so much more.
The reason for doing keto, how to avoid the dangers of keto, how to figure out what keto products are best for you, social media detoxing, and so much more.
How to fast on keto, the signs fasting just isn’t right for you, how to tweak fasting for your body, and so much more.
When people shouldn't go keto, the key to success on keto, benefits of supporting the mitochondria, how to support your mitochondria, and so much more.
How gut health affects your mental health, what you can do to support your gut, and so much more.
How to get over a love of carbs, diabetes support as an adult, testing blood sugar, how to deal with doctors when you’re keto and diabetic, how keto is different for diabetics, and so much more.
How to do keto during the holiday season, what to eat, plus insight from Vanessa Spina, Beth Manos Brickey, Steph Dodier, Ali Miller, Febeh Acho, Jess Bass, Kyndra Holley, and Cristina Curp about how they navigate keto during the holidays.
The actual ingredients in wine, what to look for in a keto-friendly wine, what happens to your ketones after a glass (or 2) of wine, and so much more.
How I deal with my addictive personality, what I’m doing to create boundaries for myself, how I want to live my life, and how I'm working towards a better balance.
How self-love brings on more stress, being in a large body and still having goals, behaviors and feelings around bingeing, what happens when you stop dieting, how keto melds with self-acceptance, and so much more.
How to know if keto is right for you, and how to navigate common keto hurdles.
Customizing keto and making adjustments over time, how to be successful on keto, using food to heal, and so much more.
Spooky stuff and my deepest fears, because sometimes talking about the things we fear most is the first step in overcoming those fears.
Coming to terms with struggling, writing a keto cookbook, how much we love keto food (like seriously, LOVE), and so much more.
The limiting beliefs I place on myself, being scared of falling short, and believing I’m capable of MORE without making myself feel less than.
Training on a ketogenic diet, using fat as fuel during workouts, balancing macros with mindfulness, and so much more.
How Kevin and I met, why we celebrate our love anniversary, how we support each other, and so much more.
Getting started with keto, socializing with keto foods, becoming in tune with your body, cravings and indulging on keto, and so much more.
The difference between nutritional ketosis and ketoacidosis, how keto works, the benefits of keto, and so much more.
Being scared of standing up for yourself, overcoming an obsession with health, coping mechanisms and how to change them, and so much more.
WHY mental health depreciates, how to deal with the taboo of mental health, tools to talk yourself off the ledge, the problem with keto and mental health, and so much more.
PCOS improvements, blood sugar obstacles, seeing flaws in a human way, non-scale victories, and so much more.
My relationship with sugar, what I do when a sugar craving hits, being upfront about eating habits, and so much more.
Whether or not keto should be an everyday thing, organ support through keto, the plant that's more powerful and potent than kale, foods that encourage your body to heal, and so much more.
Being open to changing the relationship with your body, what to expect with health at every size, the role of diet culture, giving yourself permission to eat all the cookies, and so much more.
What you should do on keto, living life without macro rules, body resiliency, and so much more.
The two hormones that dictate the role of all other hormones, hating your period, types of period pain and what they mean, and so much more.
What Happy Keto Body is, how it differs from my other programs, who it will work for, how it works, and so much more!
Learn more about my 12-week keto video course for women: Happy Keto Body
The delicate balance with keto and friends, the best time of day to fast, what your body could be, and so much more.
Dispelling anger for your body, getting pregnant with PCOS, how keto affects infertility, embracing your baby body, and so much more.
Lectin concerns eating vegan, carb limits on vegan keto, who may benefit from plant-based keto, and so much more.
Why inflammation is a serious problem, gut health influencing anxiety, how keto serves as a mood stabilizer, the role of carbs for your overall anxiety levels, and so much more.
Flipping the keto food pyramid, the gluconeogenesis boogeyman and your ketones, blood work reference ranges, and so much more.
Fasting and its impact on sex hormones, signs that fasting isn’t working with your body, timing intermittent fasting with your cycle, and so much more.
How to stop being afraid of meat, inflammation on keto, practical whole food eating, and so much more.
How to figure out what eating style works for you, finding empowerment in your choices, deciding what changes to make for your body, and so much more.
The story we tell ourselves when we lose weight, how keto changes over time, transitioning from keto, and so much more.
How keto works, how soon you'll see results, mistakes women make on keto, and so much more.
How keto differs for women, bringing your family on keto, keto adaption for women, boosting your metabolic rate, personality and how it affects macro tracking, and so much more.
This episode cuts off a little abruptly because we had some technical issues, but it's jam packed with information, and I'm so glad Maura was able to share so much of her experience!
Whether or not buying organic is worth the cost, why non-GMO matters, the buzzwords behind ethical animal proteins, and so much more.
How to balance keto with body kindness, when to indulge and how to balance that with your nutrition and health goals, dealing with the pain of your body looking a certain way, and so much more.
The foods to avoid when you're on a grocery budget, the lowest cost, keto-friendly proteins, how to merge keto with AIP protocols, and so much more.
The actual ingredients in wine, what to look for in a keto-friendly wine, what happens to your ketones after a glass (or 2) of wine, and so much more.
How to differentiate between a binge and a cheat meal, common binge triggers, how keto influences bingeing, and so much more.
Blood glucose and ketone testing mistakes, how to calculate your ideal protein amount for your keto diet, the 3 obstacles that stand in your way to reaching optimal ketosis, and so much more.
How to make keto adjustments, your most powerful biomarker, the reason you feel hungry on keto, and so much more.
My biggest fear with the carnivore diet, benefits experienced on a zero carb diet, bowel movements when you don't eat plants, pregnancy and the carnivore diet, and so much more.
The differences between paleo and keto, fasting myths and misconceptions, how to use keto to get more out of your fast, portion checking, and so much more.
How to make terrifying changes not so terrifying, how to embrace where you are right now, the one belief that will get you out of the darkest places, and so much more.
My approach to keto with allergies, what "true keto" is and what I think about it, the horrible things I tell myself sometimes, and so much more.
How to go keto by yourself, how to react to family members who voice concerns about keto, inviting your partner into keto, and so much more.
How keto differs for women, what happens IN the body when women eat keto, why food quality is more important than calories, our new secret project, and so much more.
Hormone fluctuations and cycle changes from birth control and keto, PMS and why standard care falls short, natural forms of birth control, and so much more.
11 keto lessons that will help you avoid failure -- from electrolytes to carb ups, testing to fasting, plus whether or not calories matter, and so much more.
The connection between rules and bingeing, what your body does when you stop restricting your food, the role of intuitive eating on bingeing, and so much more.
How to set up for success when you're starting keto, mistakes everyone makes when they start keto, why community is so important on keto, and so much more.
Update: Nui, previously known as Keto Kookie, has recently changed their ingredients to include things like heavy cream, cultured milk powder, and vegetable fibers. Due to this change, I can no longer recommend this product.
Steps to support your digestive function without a gallbladder, tips to maintain healthy digestion on keto, foods that don't work well without a gallbladder, and so much more.