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The Ketogenic Diet is a high fat, moderate protein, and very low carbohydrate diet.
Through the restriction of carbohydrates, it re-programs your metabolism to burn your fat stores for fuel rather than using the glycogen stored in your muscles.
The low-carb intake helps to keep your insulin and blood sugar levels from spiking.
This allows your fat cells to begin releasing fatty acids, which your liver will then breakdown to produce what are called “ketones.”
Ketosis is the physiological state that is achieved when your body breaks down ketones for energy rather than the glucose from carbohydrates.
What’s up everyone. Welcome back to the fit to fat, to fit experience podcast. It’s drew and Lynn here hanging out with another awesome episode for you guys. We appreciate you guys tuning in each week and we hope there’s at least one to two of you guys who actually tuned in and listened to the whole episode. We can. Yeah, we pay our fellow citizen. No, we can check the analytics. We know there’s thousands of you guys and we appreciate you guys coming on each and every week. Um, today’s episode you guys. Oh man. So good, such good information. I met dr. Pedram. Shojai at a mastermind event down at Jim Quick’s place in LA with a bunch of amazing people. And I was super impressed by him. I had heard about him. I knew him by his brand, the urban monk. Uh, it’s a New York times best selling book. Um, and just the energy he puts out. You instantly fall in love with this guy and you feel a connection to him. Um, it’s just an amazing human being, to be honest with you. So he’s the creative well.org. He has written two books that are New York times bestsellers. He creates documentaries, um, vitality, and let’s see, what’s the other one called vitality and, um, origins. There are documentaries, definitely check those ones out.
Yeah. And the guys, what I love about this interview is that of course he has an amazing life experience and he talks about a very kind of the transition of how he became, what quote, the urban monk and all of his training. It’s at a beautiful and amazing story. Literally the book that fell into his lap. But what I like is that he applies so many great principles to help everyday people, everyday people like you and I, you don’t have to shave your head and move into a monastery and meditate with monks in order to find more peace and happiness and fulfillment in your life. And so through this episode, he really drops a lot of great tidbits on things that we can do. Simple things that we can do to really improve our life, to find our truth path, to reduce stress, to find more happiness. And those are things that are going to be able to apply in your everyday life.
Exactly. When we talked about things like meditation and religion and how those things can live, you know, um, harmoniously. And, um, we also talk about parenting. Um, we always talk about pumpkin pie and vodka because we dive into nutrition a little bit. Um, and you know, a little bit how, you know, the urban monk can really change people’s lives without having to like lends it changed their lives drastically, but just small little things that we can all do. You’re going to love this episode of guarantee it, uh, before we jump into the episode, though, we have to give a shout out to our show sponsors because without them, none of this would be possible. So we’re so grateful for everybody. well.com and quest nutrition.com. So Everly, well, if you haven’t heard me already talk about it, you definitely need to go check it out, go to [inaudible] dot com and basically what they do is, um, they send you any kind of medical testing that you want done as far as blood work goes.
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