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Our Ketogeek podcast is a no holds bar show about health, nutrition, fitness and the low carb lifestyle. In this show we bring in prominent guests in and out of the low carb universe while helping you change yourself and be a beacon of change for others around you! 



Apr 17, 2018

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. 

Bio: 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.

Time Stamps:

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



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