You've all heard about the Ketogenic Diet. In this podcast we talk about some of the finer details of what constitutes a Ketogenic Diet and how it works.
Craig Emmerich graduated in Electrical Engineering and has always had a systems approach to his work. He followed his wife Maria Emmerich into the nutrition field and has since dedicated his time researching and looking at nutrition and biology from a systems perspective. Over the last 8 years he has worked with hundreds of clients along side Maria to help them heal their bodies and lose weight leveraging their biology to make it easy.
0:16 – Energy Pod Plug
6:26 – How did you get into LC & Keto
8:19 – Did you face backlash going Keto?
9:57 – People who influenced your journey
13:21 – How do research for your book and stay on top of science?
16:27 – Fastest way to die by ketosis?
16:52 – Stages of Keto, adaption and mitochondrial growth
20:37 – How excessive sugar intake can speed up aging
22:10 – Can eating an avocado help mitochondrial function?
23:07 – Fat storage & feedback loop
26:03 – What exactly is inflammation and what causes it?
27:52 – Do various types of carbs, fats and proteins impact insulin differently?
28:52 – Why carbs raises insulin more than other macronutrients?
30:49 – Why can we hold only 4g of glucose in the bloodstream?
33:32 – What is the “Thermic Effect” of food?
37:19 – Protein requirement for protein sparing modifying fast?
39:55 – How do nutrition labels translate into actual calories?
42:58 – Flax seeds and estrogen
43:41 – Do calories matter?
47:53 – What is fat flux?
52:41 – Is there a limit to how much fat you can have in blood stream?
53:48 – Alcohol, oxidative priority and weight loss
1:02:14 – Best way to raise and lower insulin?
1:03:40 – How do you start fasting?
1:06:26 – Electrolyte requirements on a Ketogenic diet
1:10:28 – Electrolyte deficiency symptoms
1:11:51 – What are anti-nutrients and what do they do?
1:13:15 – Nutrient density of animal vs. plants
1:16:28 – Animal propensity for eating organ meats
1:17:36 – Bioavailability of various foods
1:24:55 – Final Plugs
CRAIG EMMERICH LINKS
Fahad is the founder of Ketogeek and hosts the Ketogeek Podcast, a world class health show about food, nutrition and health. He is into resistance training, Ashtanga yoga, calisthenics and various forms of training styles. Armed with a idealistic goals distilled in a world of realism, his goal is to help the world make a better place. He leads a life of extreme generalism or as he describes it, 'The Renaissance Lifestyle'.