Category Archives: Diabetes

962: Lily Nichols Shares Why Real Food Low-Carb Is Remedy For Gestational Diabetes

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Registered Dietitian and Nutritionist, Certified Diabetes Educator, Certified LEAP Therapist, Certified Pilates Instructor, and author Lily Nichols is our guest today in Episode 962 of “The Livin’ La Vida Low-Carb Show.”

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Gestational diabetes has become more and more commonplace in modern society with the rise in insulin resistance that manifests itself once a woman becomes pregnant. This is something that doesn’t surprise a Registered Dietitian/Nutritionist, Certified Diabetes Educator, Certified LEAP Therapist and Certified Pilates Instructor named Lily Nichols from The Pilates Nutritionist. Her nutrient-dense, whole foods low-carb approach has helped her patients dealing with this scary situation during pregnancy overcome the major issues at hand. Lily has written a new book about this subject entitled Real Food for Gestational Diabetes: An Effective Alternative to the Conventional Nutrition Approach and it’s the very first time a whole food-based, lower carb diet has been recommended for managing gestational diabetes.

Listen in as Jimmy and Lily talk about why a low-carb diet needs to come from real food, what got her interested in nutrition when she was in high school (cooking school or become a dietitian?), how Pilates has been integrated into her message, how she knew the education she was getting in dietetics was bogus, what got her interested in the subject of gestational diabetes, why most gestational diabetes patients don’t do well on the diet therapy given, why the “random number” of 175 grams of carbohydrates per day is recommended for women with gestational diabetes, how they purposely want to keep pregnant women out of ketosis, why pregnancy naturally induces a state of ketosis, how some women can spill urine ketones even eating 175 grams of carbohydrates, gestational diabetes is carbohydrate intolerance by definition, why some women are more susceptible to gestational diabetes than others, how 50-70% of patients with gestational diabetes will develop Type 2 diabetes after birth within 5-10 years, how screening for A1c in the first trimester can catch gestational diabetes, how many gestational diabetes patients go back to eating poorly again after they have their baby, the underlying insulin resistance that doesn’t go away but can be managed with lifestyle, why most doctors aren’t screening for or worried about prediabetes, the horrific low-fat, high-carb traditional gestational diabetes diet, and we’re setting up kids to have excessive insulin production even before they’re born.

THE WORLD’S FIRST REUSABLE BREATH KETONE ANALYZER

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TRY THE QUEST NUTRITION LINE OF LOW-CARB PRODUCTS

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LINKS MENTIONED IN EPISODE 962
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Get the 2015 Ketonix breath ketone analyzer from Ketonix.com
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Try the many flavors of products from Quest Nutrition
Lily Nichols bio
Real Food for Gestational Diabetes: An Effective Alternative to the Conventional Nutrition Approach
The Pilates Nutritionist
RealFoodForGD.com
Lily on Facebook
Lily on Twitter
– RELATED PODCAST: Low-Carb Conversations #146: Dr. Jen Landa And Lily Nichols Explain Why Diabetics Tend To Earn Less Money

945: Dr. Jason Fung Exposes Two Big Lies And How To Reverse Type 2 Diabetes

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Ontario, Canada-based nephrologist, weight loss, and diabetes health expert Dr. Jason Fung is our guest today in Episode 945 of “The Livin’ La Vida Low-Carb Show.”

LISTEN AND DOWNLOAD AT ITUNES

Play

We have a serious problem with the way we look at and treat people with Type 2 diabetes around the world. This is of great concern to a nephrologist and nutritional health practitioner with a focus on diabetes named Dr. Jason Fung. He’s from Intensive Dietary Management in Scarborough, Ontario where patients are put through various protocols to help them control their disease naturally and without the knee-jerk need for medications. Dr. Fung has shared some very enlightening video lectures on YouTube (see below) where he makes the case that you can reverse diabetes through nutritional protocols to get to the root of the insulin resistance that causes it. He’s a big believer that it’s not about controlling blood sugar, but rather insulin levels.

WATCH DR. JASON FUNG’S YOUTUBE LECTURES

How to Reverse Type 2 Diabetes Naturally


The Two Big Lies of Type 2 Diabetes

Listen in as Jimmy and Dr. Fung share why he decided to study nephrology, how he noticed Type 2 diabetes and kidney disease went hand in hand, why the positive low-carb research was shocking to him (because it showed just the opposite of what everyone thought), why you have to treat patients with kidney disease ten years before the disease manifests to reverse the diabetes, why saying that diabetes can be reversed or cured makes you look like a quack, the absurdity of going back to your old diet again after fixing the underlying insulin resistance, why all the focus of controlling Type 2 diabetes being placed on weight loss is wrong, we shouldn’t treat high blood sugars (the symptom) but rather the insulin resistance (the cause), why giving more insulin in diabetics is like giving alcoholics more alcohol, why treating Type 1 and Type 2 diabetes with the same treatment is misguided, the two big lies being told to people with Type 2 diabetes, the doctors who support the American Diabetes Association can’t face the cognitive dissonance that they’re wrong, why he can get half of his patients completely off insulin for good, why the low-carb message isn’t embraced more with so many patients doing well on it, and his upcoming video series on intermittent fasting. Don’t miss this compelling conversation!

TRY THE QUEST NUTRITION LINE OF LOW-CARB PRODUCTS

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WANNA ADD MORE FAT TO YOUR DIET? TRY GHEE!

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LINKS MENTIONED IN EPISODE 945
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Try the many flavors of products from Quest Nutrition
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Try the 10 varieties of Pure Indian Foods Grass-fed Ghee Products
Dr. Fung on Twitter
IntensiveDietaryManagement.com
Dr. Fung on YouTube
Dr. Fung on Facebook

938: Franziska Spritzler Promotes A Whole Food Low-Carb Approach To Health & Beauty

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Registered dietitian, low-carb blogger, and author Franziska Spritzler is our guest today in Episode 938 of “The Livin’ La Vida Low-Carb Show.”

LISTEN AND DOWNLOAD AT ITUNES

Play

Although the low-carb message has been out there for more than a century, the interpretation of what that looks like on a meal plate and the purpose for eating this way is still one of hot debate today. Unfortunately, many modern-day low-carb dieters make the mistake of including suspicious food items (grains, sugars, fake sweeteners) that wouldn’t be recognized by people in the original low-carb diet days of William Banting while putting all the emphasis of restricting carbohydrates on losing weight. That’s why it’s great to have people like registered dietitian Franziska Spritzler from the “Low Carb Dietitian” blog articulating the use of a real, whole foods-based low-carb lifestyle for the purposes of improving health and beauty. It’s such a different take on the standard use of a low-carb diet that Franziska has put it all together in a brand new book about it entitled The Low Carb Dietitian’s Guide to Health and Beauty: How a Whole-Foods, Low-Carbohydrate Lifestyle Can Help You Look and Feel Better Than Ever.

Listen in as Jimmy and Franziska share about the whole lifestyle that improves health and looks (not just about weight loss), why a whole foods-based diet is critical to making a low-carb diet work well, how saying you can’t eat higher quality food is an invalid excuse, why the Atkins products and other “low-carb” products may not be great for you, who she was trying to reach with the “beauty” part of her book title, why she is proud to be 48 and still look so young, how the Paleo and real food movement have played a major role in shifting low-carb dieters, the concerns about ketosis from dietitians and health professionals, the persistence at promoting whole grains as healthy, how people rationalize eating grains over fat and protein, the illustration of the amount of sugar in the blood vs. the ADA’s idea of healthy amounts of carbohydrates for diabetics to consume, why even whole foods promoted by the Paleo community can be problematic for people with insulin resistance, how people can determine whether a low-carb diet is right for them, why including more salt and fat in your diet is necessary on a low-carb diet, how a low-carb diet can provide benefits even without being ketogenic, the various options that are available for people wanting to eat low-carb, helping people recognize where they are in their carb tolerance, why she still put the calories and nutritional data in her recipes (for those people who obsess over those things), why the sugar substitute issue is still debated, her recommendations to have some of these in small amounts (but not the sugar alcohols like maltitol found in many sugar-free chocolates), how reducing your taste for sweet down will help your health, why she falls down on the side of net carbs vs. total carbohydrates, the importance of getting an adequate fiber intake, how the rest of the world lists fiber separately from total carbohydrates on the nutrition labels, and the ton of recipes she provided in her book.

GRAIN-FREE REAL FOOD-BASED LOW-CARB SNACKS

NOTICE OF DISCLOSURE: Paid sponsorship
GET YOUR FREE SAMPLE OF UCAN SUPERSTARCH

NOTICE OF DISCLOSURE: Paid sponsorship
LINKS MENTIONED IN EPISODE 938
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Check out Katie’s Keep It Real Food Co. grain-free, low-carb snacks
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Get a FREE sample of the UCAN Superstarch
Franziska Spritzler bio
The Low Carb Dietitian’s Guide to Health and Beauty: How a Whole-Foods, Low-Carbohydrate Lifestyle Can Help You Look and Feel Better Than Ever
LowCarbDietitian.com
Franziska on Facebook
Franziska on Twitter
– RELATED PODCAST: The LLVLC Show #892: Franziska Spritzler At The August 2014 Low-Carb Down Under Seminar Series
– RELATED PODCAST: The LLVLC Show #853: Franziska Spritzler – KETO CLARITY Expert Interview
– RELATED PODCAST: Low-Carb Conversations #28: Wendy McCullough And Franziska Spritzler Discuss Denmark’s New Fat Tax, GMO Labeling

937: Dr. Brian Mowll Hosts The Diabetes World Summit March 23-30, 2015

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Certified diabetes educator, board-certified chiropractic physician, and IFM certified in functional medicine Dr. Brian Mowll is our guest today in Episode 937 of “The Livin’ La Vida Low-Carb Show.”

LISTEN AND DOWNLOAD AT ITUNES

Play

Every seven seconds somebody dies from the complications associated with diabetes. But a Wilmington, Delaware-based diabetes educator, chiropractor, and functional medicine practitioner named Dr. Brian Mowll says this need not be the case when there are some simple diet and lifestyle changes that can help reverse this trend. That’s why he is hosting a very special FREE online event beginning today, March 23, 2015 through Sunday, March 30, 2015 called The Diabetes World Summit featuring 41 amazing experts in the world of health, including your favorite Paleo and low-carb health superstars like Dr. Sarah Ballantyne, Dietitian Cassie, Mark Sisson, Dr. Josh Axe, Dr. Jason Fung, Dr. Tom O’Bryan, Dr. Amy Myers, Dr. Richard Feinman, Franziska Spritzler, Dr. Caryn Zinn, Dr. Richard Bernstein, Diane Sanfilippo, Dr. Sara Gottfried, Dr. David Perlmutter and many others–including our host, Jimmy Moore. This is such an exciting event that Jimmy decided to turn the tables on Dr. Mowll to interview him in a special simulcast interview that airs on “The Livin’ La Vida Low-Carb Show” and during The Diabetes Summit today. Register for FREE here or you can purchase the entire Diabetes World Summit right away.

Listen in as Jimmy and Dr. Mowll share his interest in health and fitness, why he’s so passionate about sharing with the world the real answers to Type 2 diabetes, how people make a choice to change once they get diagnosed with diabetes, the way lifestyle can play a positive role in managing diabetes, how we’ve set ourselves up with the “perfect storm” for diabetes and metabolic disease, the many issues involved in the development of diabetes beyond nutrition, why the standard of care recommendations for treating diabetes are ridiculous, how the diabetes diet is so close (but so far) to being right, how diabetes medications are mostly used to suppress the blood sugar response of consuming a poor diet, why fat is not the issue in diabetes that conventional diabetes educators claim, the absurdity of the so-called “low-carb” diabetes diet studies, why he chooses to use the phrase “reversing diabetes” in his summit referring to Type 2 diabetes, how Type 1 diabetes cannot be cured but rather improved, bariatric surgery and restricted diets have both been shown to reverse Type 2 diabetes, how the improvements in Type 2 diabetes happen on a ketogenic diet, how losing visceral fat is a big part of dealing with diabetes, how just one night of sleep deprivation can make you insulin resistance, the stress component in blood sugar regulation, the many factors about why blood sugar can be raised despite very low-carb intake, how plants and organ meats are great sources of vitamins and phytonutrients, the most memorable things he learned interviewing all these experts during The Diabetes Summit, and why too much insulin (even in Type 1 diabetics) can be problematic.

DON’T MISS THIS EVENT: Register for The Diabetes World Summit!

TRY THE QUEST NUTRITION LINE OF LOW-CARB PRODUCTS

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GET DAVE ASPREY’S BRAIN OCTANE FUEL

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LINKS MENTIONED IN EPISODE 937
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Try the many flavors of products from Quest Nutrition
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Get Dave Asprey’s Brain Octane Fuel (USE COUPON CODE “LLVLC3″ FOR 10% OFF THROUGH 3-31-15)
Dr. Brian Mowll bio
Register for Dr. Mowll’s FREE Diabetes World Summit March 23-30, 2015
Order the full Diabetes World Summit to own

928: Katie Coleman Keeps The Focus On Real Food For Her Type 1 Diabetes

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Type 1 diabetic and grain-free, ketogenic business owner Katie Coleman is our guest today in Episode 928 of “The Livin’ La Vida Low-Carb Show.”

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Most people who are diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes at an early age believe this is a death sentence with no hope for managing this much rarer, autoimmune form of the disease. But for Katie Coleman, that’s exactly what she faced at the tender of 11 years old when for the first time in her life she was forced to realize the true impact that food had on her body. In the years that followed, Katie went through a journey of searching for how to best deal with and control this disease she didn’t ask for doing all of the things she was told was healthy for a Type 1 diabetic to do. In fact, she was so committed to promoting “healthy whole grains” for diabetics that she founded a company called Grain Expectations in 2008 where her eyes were opened to the negative impact these had on her blood sugar and energy levels. Through this self-discovery and learning about the downside of consuming grains (especially for someone with diabetes), Katie switched over to a grain-free, ketogenic lifestyle and started a new business called The Keep It Real Food Company.

Listen in to hear Jimmy and Katie talk about what it was like for her growing up with Type 1 diabetes, the treatment and dietary options presented to her at the time, her revelation of learning the glycemic index of foods on her body, her lifelong love of baking, why she initially embraced whole grains and low-sugar approach, the decision to start a grain-based food company, how she came to the realization that grains weren’t so healthy for her, the eyeopening turning point experience she had providing food for the American Diabetes Association Walk For The Cure, her shift to grain-free and creating a company providing grain-free options for diabetics and people eating healthy, her own personal shift to more of a low-carb, ketogenic lifestyle, the godsend her insulin pump and continuous glucose monitoring device have been, and her continuing education on how to best treat her Type 1 diabetes. Whether you have Type 1 diabetes or not, Katie’s story will resonate with you as you see the progression of knowledge and experience that bucks the trend of how this horrible disease is being handled by the so-called experts.

GRAIN-FREE REAL FOOD-BASED LOW-CARB SNACKS

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GET DAVE ASPREY’S BRAIN OCTANE FUEL

USE COUPON CODE “LLVLC3″
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LINKS MENTIONED IN EPISODE 928
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Check out Katie’s Keep It Real Food Co. grain-free, low-carb snacks
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Get Dave Asprey’s Brain Octane Fuel (USE COUPON CODE “LLVLC3″ FOR 10% OFF THROUGH 3-31-15)
Katie Coleman bio
The Keep It Real Food Company
– RELATED PODCAST: Low-Carb Conversations #128: Katie Coleman And Dr. Jim Small Question Why Eggland’s Best Cutting Calories In Eggs

Category Archives: Diabetes

962: Lily Nichols Shares Why Real Food Low-Carb Is Remedy For Gestational Diabetes

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Registered Dietitian and Nutritionist, Certified Diabetes Educator, Certified LEAP Therapist, Certified Pilates Instructor, and author Lily Nichols is our guest today in Episode 962 of “The Livin’ La Vida Low-Carb Show.”

LISTEN AND DOWNLOAD AT ITUNES

Play

Gestational diabetes has become more and more commonplace in modern society with the rise in insulin resistance that manifests itself once a woman becomes pregnant. This is something that doesn’t surprise a Registered Dietitian/Nutritionist, Certified Diabetes Educator, Certified LEAP Therapist and Certified Pilates Instructor named Lily Nichols from The Pilates Nutritionist. Her nutrient-dense, whole foods low-carb approach has helped her patients dealing with this scary situation during pregnancy overcome the major issues at hand. Lily has written a new book about this subject entitled Real Food for Gestational Diabetes: An Effective Alternative to the Conventional Nutrition Approach and it’s the very first time a whole food-based, lower carb diet has been recommended for managing gestational diabetes.

Listen in as Jimmy and Lily talk about why a low-carb diet needs to come from real food, what got her interested in nutrition when she was in high school (cooking school or become a dietitian?), how Pilates has been integrated into her message, how she knew the education she was getting in dietetics was bogus, what got her interested in the subject of gestational diabetes, why most gestational diabetes patients don’t do well on the diet therapy given, why the “random number” of 175 grams of carbohydrates per day is recommended for women with gestational diabetes, how they purposely want to keep pregnant women out of ketosis, why pregnancy naturally induces a state of ketosis, how some women can spill urine ketones even eating 175 grams of carbohydrates, gestational diabetes is carbohydrate intolerance by definition, why some women are more susceptible to gestational diabetes than others, how 50-70% of patients with gestational diabetes will develop Type 2 diabetes after birth within 5-10 years, how screening for A1c in the first trimester can catch gestational diabetes, how many gestational diabetes patients go back to eating poorly again after they have their baby, the underlying insulin resistance that doesn’t go away but can be managed with lifestyle, why most doctors aren’t screening for or worried about prediabetes, the horrific low-fat, high-carb traditional gestational diabetes diet, and we’re setting up kids to have excessive insulin production even before they’re born.

THE WORLD’S FIRST REUSABLE BREATH KETONE ANALYZER

NOTICE OF DISCLOSURE: Paid sponsorship
TRY THE QUEST NUTRITION LINE OF LOW-CARB PRODUCTS

NOTICE OF DISCLOSURE: Paid sponsorship
LINKS MENTIONED IN EPISODE 962
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Get the 2015 Ketonix breath ketone analyzer from Ketonix.com
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Try the many flavors of products from Quest Nutrition
Lily Nichols bio
Real Food for Gestational Diabetes: An Effective Alternative to the Conventional Nutrition Approach
The Pilates Nutritionist
RealFoodForGD.com
Lily on Facebook
Lily on Twitter
– RELATED PODCAST: Low-Carb Conversations #146: Dr. Jen Landa And Lily Nichols Explain Why Diabetics Tend To Earn Less Money

945: Dr. Jason Fung Exposes Two Big Lies And How To Reverse Type 2 Diabetes

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Ontario, Canada-based nephrologist, weight loss, and diabetes health expert Dr. Jason Fung is our guest today in Episode 945 of “The Livin’ La Vida Low-Carb Show.”

LISTEN AND DOWNLOAD AT ITUNES

Play

We have a serious problem with the way we look at and treat people with Type 2 diabetes around the world. This is of great concern to a nephrologist and nutritional health practitioner with a focus on diabetes named Dr. Jason Fung. He’s from Intensive Dietary Management in Scarborough, Ontario where patients are put through various protocols to help them control their disease naturally and without the knee-jerk need for medications. Dr. Fung has shared some very enlightening video lectures on YouTube (see below) where he makes the case that you can reverse diabetes through nutritional protocols to get to the root of the insulin resistance that causes it. He’s a big believer that it’s not about controlling blood sugar, but rather insulin levels.

WATCH DR. JASON FUNG’S YOUTUBE LECTURES

How to Reverse Type 2 Diabetes Naturally


The Two Big Lies of Type 2 Diabetes

Listen in as Jimmy and Dr. Fung share why he decided to study nephrology, how he noticed Type 2 diabetes and kidney disease went hand in hand, why the positive low-carb research was shocking to him (because it showed just the opposite of what everyone thought), why you have to treat patients with kidney disease ten years before the disease manifests to reverse the diabetes, why saying that diabetes can be reversed or cured makes you look like a quack, the absurdity of going back to your old diet again after fixing the underlying insulin resistance, why all the focus of controlling Type 2 diabetes being placed on weight loss is wrong, we shouldn’t treat high blood sugars (the symptom) but rather the insulin resistance (the cause), why giving more insulin in diabetics is like giving alcoholics more alcohol, why treating Type 1 and Type 2 diabetes with the same treatment is misguided, the two big lies being told to people with Type 2 diabetes, the doctors who support the American Diabetes Association can’t face the cognitive dissonance that they’re wrong, why he can get half of his patients completely off insulin for good, why the low-carb message isn’t embraced more with so many patients doing well on it, and his upcoming video series on intermittent fasting. Don’t miss this compelling conversation!

TRY THE QUEST NUTRITION LINE OF LOW-CARB PRODUCTS

NOTICE OF DISCLOSURE: http://cmp.ly/3
WANNA ADD MORE FAT TO YOUR DIET? TRY GHEE!

NOTICE OF DISCLOSURE: Paid sponsorship
LINKS MENTIONED IN EPISODE 945
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Try the many flavors of products from Quest Nutrition
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Try the 10 varieties of Pure Indian Foods Grass-fed Ghee Products
Dr. Fung on Twitter
IntensiveDietaryManagement.com
Dr. Fung on YouTube
Dr. Fung on Facebook

938: Franziska Spritzler Promotes A Whole Food Low-Carb Approach To Health & Beauty

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Registered dietitian, low-carb blogger, and author Franziska Spritzler is our guest today in Episode 938 of “The Livin’ La Vida Low-Carb Show.”

LISTEN AND DOWNLOAD AT ITUNES

Play

Although the low-carb message has been out there for more than a century, the interpretation of what that looks like on a meal plate and the purpose for eating this way is still one of hot debate today. Unfortunately, many modern-day low-carb dieters make the mistake of including suspicious food items (grains, sugars, fake sweeteners) that wouldn’t be recognized by people in the original low-carb diet days of William Banting while putting all the emphasis of restricting carbohydrates on losing weight. That’s why it’s great to have people like registered dietitian Franziska Spritzler from the “Low Carb Dietitian” blog articulating the use of a real, whole foods-based low-carb lifestyle for the purposes of improving health and beauty. It’s such a different take on the standard use of a low-carb diet that Franziska has put it all together in a brand new book about it entitled The Low Carb Dietitian’s Guide to Health and Beauty: How a Whole-Foods, Low-Carbohydrate Lifestyle Can Help You Look and Feel Better Than Ever.

Listen in as Jimmy and Franziska share about the whole lifestyle that improves health and looks (not just about weight loss), why a whole foods-based diet is critical to making a low-carb diet work well, how saying you can’t eat higher quality food is an invalid excuse, why the Atkins products and other “low-carb” products may not be great for you, who she was trying to reach with the “beauty” part of her book title, why she is proud to be 48 and still look so young, how the Paleo and real food movement have played a major role in shifting low-carb dieters, the concerns about ketosis from dietitians and health professionals, the persistence at promoting whole grains as healthy, how people rationalize eating grains over fat and protein, the illustration of the amount of sugar in the blood vs. the ADA’s idea of healthy amounts of carbohydrates for diabetics to consume, why even whole foods promoted by the Paleo community can be problematic for people with insulin resistance, how people can determine whether a low-carb diet is right for them, why including more salt and fat in your diet is necessary on a low-carb diet, how a low-carb diet can provide benefits even without being ketogenic, the various options that are available for people wanting to eat low-carb, helping people recognize where they are in their carb tolerance, why she still put the calories and nutritional data in her recipes (for those people who obsess over those things), why the sugar substitute issue is still debated, her recommendations to have some of these in small amounts (but not the sugar alcohols like maltitol found in many sugar-free chocolates), how reducing your taste for sweet down will help your health, why she falls down on the side of net carbs vs. total carbohydrates, the importance of getting an adequate fiber intake, how the rest of the world lists fiber separately from total carbohydrates on the nutrition labels, and the ton of recipes she provided in her book.

GRAIN-FREE REAL FOOD-BASED LOW-CARB SNACKS

NOTICE OF DISCLOSURE: Paid sponsorship
GET YOUR FREE SAMPLE OF UCAN SUPERSTARCH

NOTICE OF DISCLOSURE: Paid sponsorship
LINKS MENTIONED IN EPISODE 938
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Check out Katie’s Keep It Real Food Co. grain-free, low-carb snacks
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Get a FREE sample of the UCAN Superstarch
Franziska Spritzler bio
The Low Carb Dietitian’s Guide to Health and Beauty: How a Whole-Foods, Low-Carbohydrate Lifestyle Can Help You Look and Feel Better Than Ever
LowCarbDietitian.com
Franziska on Facebook
Franziska on Twitter
– RELATED PODCAST: The LLVLC Show #892: Franziska Spritzler At The August 2014 Low-Carb Down Under Seminar Series
– RELATED PODCAST: The LLVLC Show #853: Franziska Spritzler – KETO CLARITY Expert Interview
– RELATED PODCAST: Low-Carb Conversations #28: Wendy McCullough And Franziska Spritzler Discuss Denmark’s New Fat Tax, GMO Labeling

937: Dr. Brian Mowll Hosts The Diabetes World Summit March 23-30, 2015

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Certified diabetes educator, board-certified chiropractic physician, and IFM certified in functional medicine Dr. Brian Mowll is our guest today in Episode 937 of “The Livin’ La Vida Low-Carb Show.”

LISTEN AND DOWNLOAD AT ITUNES

Play

Every seven seconds somebody dies from the complications associated with diabetes. But a Wilmington, Delaware-based diabetes educator, chiropractor, and functional medicine practitioner named Dr. Brian Mowll says this need not be the case when there are some simple diet and lifestyle changes that can help reverse this trend. That’s why he is hosting a very special FREE online event beginning today, March 23, 2015 through Sunday, March 30, 2015 called The Diabetes World Summit featuring 41 amazing experts in the world of health, including your favorite Paleo and low-carb health superstars like Dr. Sarah Ballantyne, Dietitian Cassie, Mark Sisson, Dr. Josh Axe, Dr. Jason Fung, Dr. Tom O’Bryan, Dr. Amy Myers, Dr. Richard Feinman, Franziska Spritzler, Dr. Caryn Zinn, Dr. Richard Bernstein, Diane Sanfilippo, Dr. Sara Gottfried, Dr. David Perlmutter and many others–including our host, Jimmy Moore. This is such an exciting event that Jimmy decided to turn the tables on Dr. Mowll to interview him in a special simulcast interview that airs on “The Livin’ La Vida Low-Carb Show” and during The Diabetes Summit today. Register for FREE here or you can purchase the entire Diabetes World Summit right away.

Listen in as Jimmy and Dr. Mowll share his interest in health and fitness, why he’s so passionate about sharing with the world the real answers to Type 2 diabetes, how people make a choice to change once they get diagnosed with diabetes, the way lifestyle can play a positive role in managing diabetes, how we’ve set ourselves up with the “perfect storm” for diabetes and metabolic disease, the many issues involved in the development of diabetes beyond nutrition, why the standard of care recommendations for treating diabetes are ridiculous, how the diabetes diet is so close (but so far) to being right, how diabetes medications are mostly used to suppress the blood sugar response of consuming a poor diet, why fat is not the issue in diabetes that conventional diabetes educators claim, the absurdity of the so-called “low-carb” diabetes diet studies, why he chooses to use the phrase “reversing diabetes” in his summit referring to Type 2 diabetes, how Type 1 diabetes cannot be cured but rather improved, bariatric surgery and restricted diets have both been shown to reverse Type 2 diabetes, how the improvements in Type 2 diabetes happen on a ketogenic diet, how losing visceral fat is a big part of dealing with diabetes, how just one night of sleep deprivation can make you insulin resistance, the stress component in blood sugar regulation, the many factors about why blood sugar can be raised despite very low-carb intake, how plants and organ meats are great sources of vitamins and phytonutrients, the most memorable things he learned interviewing all these experts during The Diabetes Summit, and why too much insulin (even in Type 1 diabetics) can be problematic.

DON’T MISS THIS EVENT: Register for The Diabetes World Summit!

TRY THE QUEST NUTRITION LINE OF LOW-CARB PRODUCTS

NOTICE OF DISCLOSURE: http://cmp.ly/3
GET DAVE ASPREY’S BRAIN OCTANE FUEL

USE COUPON CODE “LLVLC3″
NOTICE OF DISCLOSURE: Paid sponsorship
LINKS MENTIONED IN EPISODE 937
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Try the many flavors of products from Quest Nutrition
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Get Dave Asprey’s Brain Octane Fuel (USE COUPON CODE “LLVLC3″ FOR 10% OFF THROUGH 3-31-15)
Dr. Brian Mowll bio
Register for Dr. Mowll’s FREE Diabetes World Summit March 23-30, 2015
Order the full Diabetes World Summit to own

928: Katie Coleman Keeps The Focus On Real Food For Her Type 1 Diabetes

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Type 1 diabetic and grain-free, ketogenic business owner Katie Coleman is our guest today in Episode 928 of “The Livin’ La Vida Low-Carb Show.”

LISTEN AND DOWNLOAD AT ITUNES

Play

Most people who are diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes at an early age believe this is a death sentence with no hope for managing this much rarer, autoimmune form of the disease. But for Katie Coleman, that’s exactly what she faced at the tender of 11 years old when for the first time in her life she was forced to realize the true impact that food had on her body. In the years that followed, Katie went through a journey of searching for how to best deal with and control this disease she didn’t ask for doing all of the things she was told was healthy for a Type 1 diabetic to do. In fact, she was so committed to promoting “healthy whole grains” for diabetics that she founded a company called Grain Expectations in 2008 where her eyes were opened to the negative impact these had on her blood sugar and energy levels. Through this self-discovery and learning about the downside of consuming grains (especially for someone with diabetes), Katie switched over to a grain-free, ketogenic lifestyle and started a new business called The Keep It Real Food Company.

Listen in to hear Jimmy and Katie talk about what it was like for her growing up with Type 1 diabetes, the treatment and dietary options presented to her at the time, her revelation of learning the glycemic index of foods on her body, her lifelong love of baking, why she initially embraced whole grains and low-sugar approach, the decision to start a grain-based food company, how she came to the realization that grains weren’t so healthy for her, the eyeopening turning point experience she had providing food for the American Diabetes Association Walk For The Cure, her shift to grain-free and creating a company providing grain-free options for diabetics and people eating healthy, her own personal shift to more of a low-carb, ketogenic lifestyle, the godsend her insulin pump and continuous glucose monitoring device have been, and her continuing education on how to best treat her Type 1 diabetes. Whether you have Type 1 diabetes or not, Katie’s story will resonate with you as you see the progression of knowledge and experience that bucks the trend of how this horrible disease is being handled by the so-called experts.

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LINKS MENTIONED IN EPISODE 928
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Check out Katie’s Keep It Real Food Co. grain-free, low-carb snacks
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Get Dave Asprey’s Brain Octane Fuel (USE COUPON CODE “LLVLC3″ FOR 10% OFF THROUGH 3-31-15)
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The Keep It Real Food Company
– RELATED PODCAST: Low-Carb Conversations #128: Katie Coleman And Dr. Jim Small Question Why Eggland’s Best Cutting Calories In Eggs

Category Archives: Diabetes

962: Lily Nichols Shares Why Real Food Low-Carb Is Remedy For Gestational Diabetes

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Registered Dietitian and Nutritionist, Certified Diabetes Educator, Certified LEAP Therapist, Certified Pilates Instructor, and author Lily Nichols is our guest today in Episode 962 of “The Livin’ La Vida Low-Carb Show.”

LISTEN AND DOWNLOAD AT ITUNES

Play

Gestational diabetes has become more and more commonplace in modern society with the rise in insulin resistance that manifests itself once a woman becomes pregnant. This is something that doesn’t surprise a Registered Dietitian/Nutritionist, Certified Diabetes Educator, Certified LEAP Therapist and Certified Pilates Instructor named Lily Nichols from The Pilates Nutritionist. Her nutrient-dense, whole foods low-carb approach has helped her patients dealing with this scary situation during pregnancy overcome the major issues at hand. Lily has written a new book about this subject entitled Real Food for Gestational Diabetes: An Effective Alternative to the Conventional Nutrition Approach and it’s the very first time a whole food-based, lower carb diet has been recommended for managing gestational diabetes.

Listen in as Jimmy and Lily talk about why a low-carb diet needs to come from real food, what got her interested in nutrition when she was in high school (cooking school or become a dietitian?), how Pilates has been integrated into her message, how she knew the education she was getting in dietetics was bogus, what got her interested in the subject of gestational diabetes, why most gestational diabetes patients don’t do well on the diet therapy given, why the “random number” of 175 grams of carbohydrates per day is recommended for women with gestational diabetes, how they purposely want to keep pregnant women out of ketosis, why pregnancy naturally induces a state of ketosis, how some women can spill urine ketones even eating 175 grams of carbohydrates, gestational diabetes is carbohydrate intolerance by definition, why some women are more susceptible to gestational diabetes than others, how 50-70% of patients with gestational diabetes will develop Type 2 diabetes after birth within 5-10 years, how screening for A1c in the first trimester can catch gestational diabetes, how many gestational diabetes patients go back to eating poorly again after they have their baby, the underlying insulin resistance that doesn’t go away but can be managed with lifestyle, why most doctors aren’t screening for or worried about prediabetes, the horrific low-fat, high-carb traditional gestational diabetes diet, and we’re setting up kids to have excessive insulin production even before they’re born.

THE WORLD’S FIRST REUSABLE BREATH KETONE ANALYZER

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LINKS MENTIONED IN EPISODE 962
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Get the 2015 Ketonix breath ketone analyzer from Ketonix.com
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Try the many flavors of products from Quest Nutrition
Lily Nichols bio
Real Food for Gestational Diabetes: An Effective Alternative to the Conventional Nutrition Approach
The Pilates Nutritionist
RealFoodForGD.com
Lily on Facebook
Lily on Twitter
– RELATED PODCAST: Low-Carb Conversations #146: Dr. Jen Landa And Lily Nichols Explain Why Diabetics Tend To Earn Less Money

945: Dr. Jason Fung Exposes Two Big Lies And How To Reverse Type 2 Diabetes

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Ontario, Canada-based nephrologist, weight loss, and diabetes health expert Dr. Jason Fung is our guest today in Episode 945 of “The Livin’ La Vida Low-Carb Show.”

LISTEN AND DOWNLOAD AT ITUNES

Play

We have a serious problem with the way we look at and treat people with Type 2 diabetes around the world. This is of great concern to a nephrologist and nutritional health practitioner with a focus on diabetes named Dr. Jason Fung. He’s from Intensive Dietary Management in Scarborough, Ontario where patients are put through various protocols to help them control their disease naturally and without the knee-jerk need for medications. Dr. Fung has shared some very enlightening video lectures on YouTube (see below) where he makes the case that you can reverse diabetes through nutritional protocols to get to the root of the insulin resistance that causes it. He’s a big believer that it’s not about controlling blood sugar, but rather insulin levels.

WATCH DR. JASON FUNG’S YOUTUBE LECTURES

How to Reverse Type 2 Diabetes Naturally


The Two Big Lies of Type 2 Diabetes

Listen in as Jimmy and Dr. Fung share why he decided to study nephrology, how he noticed Type 2 diabetes and kidney disease went hand in hand, why the positive low-carb research was shocking to him (because it showed just the opposite of what everyone thought), why you have to treat patients with kidney disease ten years before the disease manifests to reverse the diabetes, why saying that diabetes can be reversed or cured makes you look like a quack, the absurdity of going back to your old diet again after fixing the underlying insulin resistance, why all the focus of controlling Type 2 diabetes being placed on weight loss is wrong, we shouldn’t treat high blood sugars (the symptom) but rather the insulin resistance (the cause), why giving more insulin in diabetics is like giving alcoholics more alcohol, why treating Type 1 and Type 2 diabetes with the same treatment is misguided, the two big lies being told to people with Type 2 diabetes, the doctors who support the American Diabetes Association can’t face the cognitive dissonance that they’re wrong, why he can get half of his patients completely off insulin for good, why the low-carb message isn’t embraced more with so many patients doing well on it, and his upcoming video series on intermittent fasting. Don’t miss this compelling conversation!

TRY THE QUEST NUTRITION LINE OF LOW-CARB PRODUCTS

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WANNA ADD MORE FAT TO YOUR DIET? TRY GHEE!

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LINKS MENTIONED IN EPISODE 945
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Try the many flavors of products from Quest Nutrition
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Try the 10 varieties of Pure Indian Foods Grass-fed Ghee Products
Dr. Fung on Twitter
IntensiveDietaryManagement.com
Dr. Fung on YouTube
Dr. Fung on Facebook

938: Franziska Spritzler Promotes A Whole Food Low-Carb Approach To Health & Beauty

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Registered dietitian, low-carb blogger, and author Franziska Spritzler is our guest today in Episode 938 of “The Livin’ La Vida Low-Carb Show.”

LISTEN AND DOWNLOAD AT ITUNES

Play

Although the low-carb message has been out there for more than a century, the interpretation of what that looks like on a meal plate and the purpose for eating this way is still one of hot debate today. Unfortunately, many modern-day low-carb dieters make the mistake of including suspicious food items (grains, sugars, fake sweeteners) that wouldn’t be recognized by people in the original low-carb diet days of William Banting while putting all the emphasis of restricting carbohydrates on losing weight. That’s why it’s great to have people like registered dietitian Franziska Spritzler from the “Low Carb Dietitian” blog articulating the use of a real, whole foods-based low-carb lifestyle for the purposes of improving health and beauty. It’s such a different take on the standard use of a low-carb diet that Franziska has put it all together in a brand new book about it entitled The Low Carb Dietitian’s Guide to Health and Beauty: How a Whole-Foods, Low-Carbohydrate Lifestyle Can Help You Look and Feel Better Than Ever.

Listen in as Jimmy and Franziska share about the whole lifestyle that improves health and looks (not just about weight loss), why a whole foods-based diet is critical to making a low-carb diet work well, how saying you can’t eat higher quality food is an invalid excuse, why the Atkins products and other “low-carb” products may not be great for you, who she was trying to reach with the “beauty” part of her book title, why she is proud to be 48 and still look so young, how the Paleo and real food movement have played a major role in shifting low-carb dieters, the concerns about ketosis from dietitians and health professionals, the persistence at promoting whole grains as healthy, how people rationalize eating grains over fat and protein, the illustration of the amount of sugar in the blood vs. the ADA’s idea of healthy amounts of carbohydrates for diabetics to consume, why even whole foods promoted by the Paleo community can be problematic for people with insulin resistance, how people can determine whether a low-carb diet is right for them, why including more salt and fat in your diet is necessary on a low-carb diet, how a low-carb diet can provide benefits even without being ketogenic, the various options that are available for people wanting to eat low-carb, helping people recognize where they are in their carb tolerance, why she still put the calories and nutritional data in her recipes (for those people who obsess over those things), why the sugar substitute issue is still debated, her recommendations to have some of these in small amounts (but not the sugar alcohols like maltitol found in many sugar-free chocolates), how reducing your taste for sweet down will help your health, why she falls down on the side of net carbs vs. total carbohydrates, the importance of getting an adequate fiber intake, how the rest of the world lists fiber separately from total carbohydrates on the nutrition labels, and the ton of recipes she provided in her book.

GRAIN-FREE REAL FOOD-BASED LOW-CARB SNACKS

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LINKS MENTIONED IN EPISODE 938
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Check out Katie’s Keep It Real Food Co. grain-free, low-carb snacks
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Get a FREE sample of the UCAN Superstarch
Franziska Spritzler bio
The Low Carb Dietitian’s Guide to Health and Beauty: How a Whole-Foods, Low-Carbohydrate Lifestyle Can Help You Look and Feel Better Than Ever
LowCarbDietitian.com
Franziska on Facebook
Franziska on Twitter
– RELATED PODCAST: The LLVLC Show #892: Franziska Spritzler At The August 2014 Low-Carb Down Under Seminar Series
– RELATED PODCAST: The LLVLC Show #853: Franziska Spritzler – KETO CLARITY Expert Interview
– RELATED PODCAST: Low-Carb Conversations #28: Wendy McCullough And Franziska Spritzler Discuss Denmark’s New Fat Tax, GMO Labeling

937: Dr. Brian Mowll Hosts The Diabetes World Summit March 23-30, 2015

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Certified diabetes educator, board-certified chiropractic physician, and IFM certified in functional medicine Dr. Brian Mowll is our guest today in Episode 937 of “The Livin’ La Vida Low-Carb Show.”

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Every seven seconds somebody dies from the complications associated with diabetes. But a Wilmington, Delaware-based diabetes educator, chiropractor, and functional medicine practitioner named Dr. Brian Mowll says this need not be the case when there are some simple diet and lifestyle changes that can help reverse this trend. That’s why he is hosting a very special FREE online event beginning today, March 23, 2015 through Sunday, March 30, 2015 called The Diabetes World Summit featuring 41 amazing experts in the world of health, including your favorite Paleo and low-carb health superstars like Dr. Sarah Ballantyne, Dietitian Cassie, Mark Sisson, Dr. Josh Axe, Dr. Jason Fung, Dr. Tom O’Bryan, Dr. Amy Myers, Dr. Richard Feinman, Franziska Spritzler, Dr. Caryn Zinn, Dr. Richard Bernstein, Diane Sanfilippo, Dr. Sara Gottfried, Dr. David Perlmutter and many others–including our host, Jimmy Moore. This is such an exciting event that Jimmy decided to turn the tables on Dr. Mowll to interview him in a special simulcast interview that airs on “The Livin’ La Vida Low-Carb Show” and during The Diabetes Summit today. Register for FREE here or you can purchase the entire Diabetes World Summit right away.

Listen in as Jimmy and Dr. Mowll share his interest in health and fitness, why he’s so passionate about sharing with the world the real answers to Type 2 diabetes, how people make a choice to change once they get diagnosed with diabetes, the way lifestyle can play a positive role in managing diabetes, how we’ve set ourselves up with the “perfect storm” for diabetes and metabolic disease, the many issues involved in the development of diabetes beyond nutrition, why the standard of care recommendations for treating diabetes are ridiculous, how the diabetes diet is so close (but so far) to being right, how diabetes medications are mostly used to suppress the blood sugar response of consuming a poor diet, why fat is not the issue in diabetes that conventional diabetes educators claim, the absurdity of the so-called “low-carb” diabetes diet studies, why he chooses to use the phrase “reversing diabetes” in his summit referring to Type 2 diabetes, how Type 1 diabetes cannot be cured but rather improved, bariatric surgery and restricted diets have both been shown to reverse Type 2 diabetes, how the improvements in Type 2 diabetes happen on a ketogenic diet, how losing visceral fat is a big part of dealing with diabetes, how just one night of sleep deprivation can make you insulin resistance, the stress component in blood sugar regulation, the many factors about why blood sugar can be raised despite very low-carb intake, how plants and organ meats are great sources of vitamins and phytonutrients, the most memorable things he learned interviewing all these experts during The Diabetes Summit, and why too much insulin (even in Type 1 diabetics) can be problematic.

DON’T MISS THIS EVENT: Register for The Diabetes World Summit!

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LINKS MENTIONED IN EPISODE 937
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Try the many flavors of products from Quest Nutrition
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Get Dave Asprey’s Brain Octane Fuel (USE COUPON CODE “LLVLC3″ FOR 10% OFF THROUGH 3-31-15)
Dr. Brian Mowll bio
Register for Dr. Mowll’s FREE Diabetes World Summit March 23-30, 2015
Order the full Diabetes World Summit to own

928: Katie Coleman Keeps The Focus On Real Food For Her Type 1 Diabetes

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Type 1 diabetic and grain-free, ketogenic business owner Katie Coleman is our guest today in Episode 928 of “The Livin’ La Vida Low-Carb Show.”

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Most people who are diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes at an early age believe this is a death sentence with no hope for managing this much rarer, autoimmune form of the disease. But for Katie Coleman, that’s exactly what she faced at the tender of 11 years old when for the first time in her life she was forced to realize the true impact that food had on her body. In the years that followed, Katie went through a journey of searching for how to best deal with and control this disease she didn’t ask for doing all of the things she was told was healthy for a Type 1 diabetic to do. In fact, she was so committed to promoting “healthy whole grains” for diabetics that she founded a company called Grain Expectations in 2008 where her eyes were opened to the negative impact these had on her blood sugar and energy levels. Through this self-discovery and learning about the downside of consuming grains (especially for someone with diabetes), Katie switched over to a grain-free, ketogenic lifestyle and started a new business called The Keep It Real Food Company.

Listen in to hear Jimmy and Katie talk about what it was like for her growing up with Type 1 diabetes, the treatment and dietary options presented to her at the time, her revelation of learning the glycemic index of foods on her body, her lifelong love of baking, why she initially embraced whole grains and low-sugar approach, the decision to start a grain-based food company, how she came to the realization that grains weren’t so healthy for her, the eyeopening turning point experience she had providing food for the American Diabetes Association Walk For The Cure, her shift to grain-free and creating a company providing grain-free options for diabetics and people eating healthy, her own personal shift to more of a low-carb, ketogenic lifestyle, the godsend her insulin pump and continuous glucose monitoring device have been, and her continuing education on how to best treat her Type 1 diabetes. Whether you have Type 1 diabetes or not, Katie’s story will resonate with you as you see the progression of knowledge and experience that bucks the trend of how this horrible disease is being handled by the so-called experts.

GRAIN-FREE REAL FOOD-BASED LOW-CARB SNACKS

NOTICE OF DISCLOSURE: Paid sponsorship
GET DAVE ASPREY’S BRAIN OCTANE FUEL

USE COUPON CODE “LLVLC3″
NOTICE OF DISCLOSURE: Paid sponsorship
LINKS MENTIONED IN EPISODE 928
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Check out Katie’s Keep It Real Food Co. grain-free, low-carb snacks
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Get Dave Asprey’s Brain Octane Fuel (USE COUPON CODE “LLVLC3″ FOR 10% OFF THROUGH 3-31-15)
Katie Coleman bio
The Keep It Real Food Company
– RELATED PODCAST: Low-Carb Conversations #128: Katie Coleman And Dr. Jim Small Question Why Eggland’s Best Cutting Calories In Eggs

Category Archives: Diabetes

962: Lily Nichols Shares Why Real Food Low-Carb Is Remedy For Gestational Diabetes

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Registered Dietitian and Nutritionist, Certified Diabetes Educator, Certified LEAP Therapist, Certified Pilates Instructor, and author Lily Nichols is our guest today in Episode 962 of “The Livin’ La Vida Low-Carb Show.”

LISTEN AND DOWNLOAD AT ITUNES

Play

Gestational diabetes has become more and more commonplace in modern society with the rise in insulin resistance that manifests itself once a woman becomes pregnant. This is something that doesn’t surprise a Registered Dietitian/Nutritionist, Certified Diabetes Educator, Certified LEAP Therapist and Certified Pilates Instructor named Lily Nichols from The Pilates Nutritionist. Her nutrient-dense, whole foods low-carb approach has helped her patients dealing with this scary situation during pregnancy overcome the major issues at hand. Lily has written a new book about this subject entitled Real Food for Gestational Diabetes: An Effective Alternative to the Conventional Nutrition Approach and it’s the very first time a whole food-based, lower carb diet has been recommended for managing gestational diabetes.

Listen in as Jimmy and Lily talk about why a low-carb diet needs to come from real food, what got her interested in nutrition when she was in high school (cooking school or become a dietitian?), how Pilates has been integrated into her message, how she knew the education she was getting in dietetics was bogus, what got her interested in the subject of gestational diabetes, why most gestational diabetes patients don’t do well on the diet therapy given, why the “random number” of 175 grams of carbohydrates per day is recommended for women with gestational diabetes, how they purposely want to keep pregnant women out of ketosis, why pregnancy naturally induces a state of ketosis, how some women can spill urine ketones even eating 175 grams of carbohydrates, gestational diabetes is carbohydrate intolerance by definition, why some women are more susceptible to gestational diabetes than others, how 50-70% of patients with gestational diabetes will develop Type 2 diabetes after birth within 5-10 years, how screening for A1c in the first trimester can catch gestational diabetes, how many gestational diabetes patients go back to eating poorly again after they have their baby, the underlying insulin resistance that doesn’t go away but can be managed with lifestyle, why most doctors aren’t screening for or worried about prediabetes, the horrific low-fat, high-carb traditional gestational diabetes diet, and we’re setting up kids to have excessive insulin production even before they’re born.

THE WORLD’S FIRST REUSABLE BREATH KETONE ANALYZER

NOTICE OF DISCLOSURE: Paid sponsorship
TRY THE QUEST NUTRITION LINE OF LOW-CARB PRODUCTS

NOTICE OF DISCLOSURE: Paid sponsorship
LINKS MENTIONED IN EPISODE 962
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Get the 2015 Ketonix breath ketone analyzer from Ketonix.com
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Try the many flavors of products from Quest Nutrition
Lily Nichols bio
Real Food for Gestational Diabetes: An Effective Alternative to the Conventional Nutrition Approach
The Pilates Nutritionist
RealFoodForGD.com
Lily on Facebook
Lily on Twitter
– RELATED PODCAST: Low-Carb Conversations #146: Dr. Jen Landa And Lily Nichols Explain Why Diabetics Tend To Earn Less Money

945: Dr. Jason Fung Exposes Two Big Lies And How To Reverse Type 2 Diabetes

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Ontario, Canada-based nephrologist, weight loss, and diabetes health expert Dr. Jason Fung is our guest today in Episode 945 of “The Livin’ La Vida Low-Carb Show.”

LISTEN AND DOWNLOAD AT ITUNES

Play

We have a serious problem with the way we look at and treat people with Type 2 diabetes around the world. This is of great concern to a nephrologist and nutritional health practitioner with a focus on diabetes named Dr. Jason Fung. He’s from Intensive Dietary Management in Scarborough, Ontario where patients are put through various protocols to help them control their disease naturally and without the knee-jerk need for medications. Dr. Fung has shared some very enlightening video lectures on YouTube (see below) where he makes the case that you can reverse diabetes through nutritional protocols to get to the root of the insulin resistance that causes it. He’s a big believer that it’s not about controlling blood sugar, but rather insulin levels.

WATCH DR. JASON FUNG’S YOUTUBE LECTURES

How to Reverse Type 2 Diabetes Naturally


The Two Big Lies of Type 2 Diabetes

Listen in as Jimmy and Dr. Fung share why he decided to study nephrology, how he noticed Type 2 diabetes and kidney disease went hand in hand, why the positive low-carb research was shocking to him (because it showed just the opposite of what everyone thought), why you have to treat patients with kidney disease ten years before the disease manifests to reverse the diabetes, why saying that diabetes can be reversed or cured makes you look like a quack, the absurdity of going back to your old diet again after fixing the underlying insulin resistance, why all the focus of controlling Type 2 diabetes being placed on weight loss is wrong, we shouldn’t treat high blood sugars (the symptom) but rather the insulin resistance (the cause), why giving more insulin in diabetics is like giving alcoholics more alcohol, why treating Type 1 and Type 2 diabetes with the same treatment is misguided, the two big lies being told to people with Type 2 diabetes, the doctors who support the American Diabetes Association can’t face the cognitive dissonance that they’re wrong, why he can get half of his patients completely off insulin for good, why the low-carb message isn’t embraced more with so many patients doing well on it, and his upcoming video series on intermittent fasting. Don’t miss this compelling conversation!

TRY THE QUEST NUTRITION LINE OF LOW-CARB PRODUCTS

NOTICE OF DISCLOSURE: http://cmp.ly/3
WANNA ADD MORE FAT TO YOUR DIET? TRY GHEE!

NOTICE OF DISCLOSURE: Paid sponsorship
LINKS MENTIONED IN EPISODE 945
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Try the many flavors of products from Quest Nutrition
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Try the 10 varieties of Pure Indian Foods Grass-fed Ghee Products
Dr. Fung on Twitter
IntensiveDietaryManagement.com
Dr. Fung on YouTube
Dr. Fung on Facebook

938: Franziska Spritzler Promotes A Whole Food Low-Carb Approach To Health & Beauty

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Registered dietitian, low-carb blogger, and author Franziska Spritzler is our guest today in Episode 938 of “The Livin’ La Vida Low-Carb Show.”

LISTEN AND DOWNLOAD AT ITUNES

Play

Although the low-carb message has been out there for more than a century, the interpretation of what that looks like on a meal plate and the purpose for eating this way is still one of hot debate today. Unfortunately, many modern-day low-carb dieters make the mistake of including suspicious food items (grains, sugars, fake sweeteners) that wouldn’t be recognized by people in the original low-carb diet days of William Banting while putting all the emphasis of restricting carbohydrates on losing weight. That’s why it’s great to have people like registered dietitian Franziska Spritzler from the “Low Carb Dietitian” blog articulating the use of a real, whole foods-based low-carb lifestyle for the purposes of improving health and beauty. It’s such a different take on the standard use of a low-carb diet that Franziska has put it all together in a brand new book about it entitled The Low Carb Dietitian’s Guide to Health and Beauty: How a Whole-Foods, Low-Carbohydrate Lifestyle Can Help You Look and Feel Better Than Ever.

Listen in as Jimmy and Franziska share about the whole lifestyle that improves health and looks (not just about weight loss), why a whole foods-based diet is critical to making a low-carb diet work well, how saying you can’t eat higher quality food is an invalid excuse, why the Atkins products and other “low-carb” products may not be great for you, who she was trying to reach with the “beauty” part of her book title, why she is proud to be 48 and still look so young, how the Paleo and real food movement have played a major role in shifting low-carb dieters, the concerns about ketosis from dietitians and health professionals, the persistence at promoting whole grains as healthy, how people rationalize eating grains over fat and protein, the illustration of the amount of sugar in the blood vs. the ADA’s idea of healthy amounts of carbohydrates for diabetics to consume, why even whole foods promoted by the Paleo community can be problematic for people with insulin resistance, how people can determine whether a low-carb diet is right for them, why including more salt and fat in your diet is necessary on a low-carb diet, how a low-carb diet can provide benefits even without being ketogenic, the various options that are available for people wanting to eat low-carb, helping people recognize where they are in their carb tolerance, why she still put the calories and nutritional data in her recipes (for those people who obsess over those things), why the sugar substitute issue is still debated, her recommendations to have some of these in small amounts (but not the sugar alcohols like maltitol found in many sugar-free chocolates), how reducing your taste for sweet down will help your health, why she falls down on the side of net carbs vs. total carbohydrates, the importance of getting an adequate fiber intake, how the rest of the world lists fiber separately from total carbohydrates on the nutrition labels, and the ton of recipes she provided in her book.

GRAIN-FREE REAL FOOD-BASED LOW-CARB SNACKS

NOTICE OF DISCLOSURE: Paid sponsorship
GET YOUR FREE SAMPLE OF UCAN SUPERSTARCH

NOTICE OF DISCLOSURE: Paid sponsorship
LINKS MENTIONED IN EPISODE 938
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Check out Katie’s Keep It Real Food Co. grain-free, low-carb snacks
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Get a FREE sample of the UCAN Superstarch
Franziska Spritzler bio
The Low Carb Dietitian’s Guide to Health and Beauty: How a Whole-Foods, Low-Carbohydrate Lifestyle Can Help You Look and Feel Better Than Ever
LowCarbDietitian.com
Franziska on Facebook
Franziska on Twitter
– RELATED PODCAST: The LLVLC Show #892: Franziska Spritzler At The August 2014 Low-Carb Down Under Seminar Series
– RELATED PODCAST: The LLVLC Show #853: Franziska Spritzler – KETO CLARITY Expert Interview
– RELATED PODCAST: Low-Carb Conversations #28: Wendy McCullough And Franziska Spritzler Discuss Denmark’s New Fat Tax, GMO Labeling

937: Dr. Brian Mowll Hosts The Diabetes World Summit March 23-30, 2015

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Certified diabetes educator, board-certified chiropractic physician, and IFM certified in functional medicine Dr. Brian Mowll is our guest today in Episode 937 of “The Livin’ La Vida Low-Carb Show.”

LISTEN AND DOWNLOAD AT ITUNES

Play

Every seven seconds somebody dies from the complications associated with diabetes. But a Wilmington, Delaware-based diabetes educator, chiropractor, and functional medicine practitioner named Dr. Brian Mowll says this need not be the case when there are some simple diet and lifestyle changes that can help reverse this trend. That’s why he is hosting a very special FREE online event beginning today, March 23, 2015 through Sunday, March 30, 2015 called The Diabetes World Summit featuring 41 amazing experts in the world of health, including your favorite Paleo and low-carb health superstars like Dr. Sarah Ballantyne, Dietitian Cassie, Mark Sisson, Dr. Josh Axe, Dr. Jason Fung, Dr. Tom O’Bryan, Dr. Amy Myers, Dr. Richard Feinman, Franziska Spritzler, Dr. Caryn Zinn, Dr. Richard Bernstein, Diane Sanfilippo, Dr. Sara Gottfried, Dr. David Perlmutter and many others–including our host, Jimmy Moore. This is such an exciting event that Jimmy decided to turn the tables on Dr. Mowll to interview him in a special simulcast interview that airs on “The Livin’ La Vida Low-Carb Show” and during The Diabetes Summit today. Register for FREE here or you can purchase the entire Diabetes World Summit right away.

Listen in as Jimmy and Dr. Mowll share his interest in health and fitness, why he’s so passionate about sharing with the world the real answers to Type 2 diabetes, how people make a choice to change once they get diagnosed with diabetes, the way lifestyle can play a positive role in managing diabetes, how we’ve set ourselves up with the “perfect storm” for diabetes and metabolic disease, the many issues involved in the development of diabetes beyond nutrition, why the standard of care recommendations for treating diabetes are ridiculous, how the diabetes diet is so close (but so far) to being right, how diabetes medications are mostly used to suppress the blood sugar response of consuming a poor diet, why fat is not the issue in diabetes that conventional diabetes educators claim, the absurdity of the so-called “low-carb” diabetes diet studies, why he chooses to use the phrase “reversing diabetes” in his summit referring to Type 2 diabetes, how Type 1 diabetes cannot be cured but rather improved, bariatric surgery and restricted diets have both been shown to reverse Type 2 diabetes, how the improvements in Type 2 diabetes happen on a ketogenic diet, how losing visceral fat is a big part of dealing with diabetes, how just one night of sleep deprivation can make you insulin resistance, the stress component in blood sugar regulation, the many factors about why blood sugar can be raised despite very low-carb intake, how plants and organ meats are great sources of vitamins and phytonutrients, the most memorable things he learned interviewing all these experts during The Diabetes Summit, and why too much insulin (even in Type 1 diabetics) can be problematic.

DON’T MISS THIS EVENT: Register for The Diabetes World Summit!

TRY THE QUEST NUTRITION LINE OF LOW-CARB PRODUCTS

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LINKS MENTIONED IN EPISODE 937
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Try the many flavors of products from Quest Nutrition
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Get Dave Asprey’s Brain Octane Fuel (USE COUPON CODE “LLVLC3″ FOR 10% OFF THROUGH 3-31-15)
Dr. Brian Mowll bio
Register for Dr. Mowll’s FREE Diabetes World Summit March 23-30, 2015
Order the full Diabetes World Summit to own

928: Katie Coleman Keeps The Focus On Real Food For Her Type 1 Diabetes

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Type 1 diabetic and grain-free, ketogenic business owner Katie Coleman is our guest today in Episode 928 of “The Livin’ La Vida Low-Carb Show.”

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Play

Most people who are diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes at an early age believe this is a death sentence with no hope for managing this much rarer, autoimmune form of the disease. But for Katie Coleman, that’s exactly what she faced at the tender of 11 years old when for the first time in her life she was forced to realize the true impact that food had on her body. In the years that followed, Katie went through a journey of searching for how to best deal with and control this disease she didn’t ask for doing all of the things she was told was healthy for a Type 1 diabetic to do. In fact, she was so committed to promoting “healthy whole grains” for diabetics that she founded a company called Grain Expectations in 2008 where her eyes were opened to the negative impact these had on her blood sugar and energy levels. Through this self-discovery and learning about the downside of consuming grains (especially for someone with diabetes), Katie switched over to a grain-free, ketogenic lifestyle and started a new business called The Keep It Real Food Company.

Listen in to hear Jimmy and Katie talk about what it was like for her growing up with Type 1 diabetes, the treatment and dietary options presented to her at the time, her revelation of learning the glycemic index of foods on her body, her lifelong love of baking, why she initially embraced whole grains and low-sugar approach, the decision to start a grain-based food company, how she came to the realization that grains weren’t so healthy for her, the eyeopening turning point experience she had providing food for the American Diabetes Association Walk For The Cure, her shift to grain-free and creating a company providing grain-free options for diabetics and people eating healthy, her own personal shift to more of a low-carb, ketogenic lifestyle, the godsend her insulin pump and continuous glucose monitoring device have been, and her continuing education on how to best treat her Type 1 diabetes. Whether you have Type 1 diabetes or not, Katie’s story will resonate with you as you see the progression of knowledge and experience that bucks the trend of how this horrible disease is being handled by the so-called experts.

GRAIN-FREE REAL FOOD-BASED LOW-CARB SNACKS

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GET DAVE ASPREY’S BRAIN OCTANE FUEL

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LINKS MENTIONED IN EPISODE 928
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Check out Katie’s Keep It Real Food Co. grain-free, low-carb snacks
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Get Dave Asprey’s Brain Octane Fuel (USE COUPON CODE “LLVLC3″ FOR 10% OFF THROUGH 3-31-15)
Katie Coleman bio
The Keep It Real Food Company
– RELATED PODCAST: Low-Carb Conversations #128: Katie Coleman And Dr. Jim Small Question Why Eggland’s Best Cutting Calories In Eggs

Category Archives: Diabetes

962: Lily Nichols Shares Why Real Food Low-Carb Is Remedy For Gestational Diabetes

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Registered Dietitian and Nutritionist, Certified Diabetes Educator, Certified LEAP Therapist, Certified Pilates Instructor, and author Lily Nichols is our guest today in Episode 962 of “The Livin’ La Vida Low-Carb Show.”

LISTEN AND DOWNLOAD AT ITUNES

Play

Gestational diabetes has become more and more commonplace in modern society with the rise in insulin resistance that manifests itself once a woman becomes pregnant. This is something that doesn’t surprise a Registered Dietitian/Nutritionist, Certified Diabetes Educator, Certified LEAP Therapist and Certified Pilates Instructor named Lily Nichols from The Pilates Nutritionist. Her nutrient-dense, whole foods low-carb approach has helped her patients dealing with this scary situation during pregnancy overcome the major issues at hand. Lily has written a new book about this subject entitled Real Food for Gestational Diabetes: An Effective Alternative to the Conventional Nutrition Approach and it’s the very first time a whole food-based, lower carb diet has been recommended for managing gestational diabetes.

Listen in as Jimmy and Lily talk about why a low-carb diet needs to come from real food, what got her interested in nutrition when she was in high school (cooking school or become a dietitian?), how Pilates has been integrated into her message, how she knew the education she was getting in dietetics was bogus, what got her interested in the subject of gestational diabetes, why most gestational diabetes patients don’t do well on the diet therapy given, why the “random number” of 175 grams of carbohydrates per day is recommended for women with gestational diabetes, how they purposely want to keep pregnant women out of ketosis, why pregnancy naturally induces a state of ketosis, how some women can spill urine ketones even eating 175 grams of carbohydrates, gestational diabetes is carbohydrate intolerance by definition, why some women are more susceptible to gestational diabetes than others, how 50-70% of patients with gestational diabetes will develop Type 2 diabetes after birth within 5-10 years, how screening for A1c in the first trimester can catch gestational diabetes, how many gestational diabetes patients go back to eating poorly again after they have their baby, the underlying insulin resistance that doesn’t go away but can be managed with lifestyle, why most doctors aren’t screening for or worried about prediabetes, the horrific low-fat, high-carb traditional gestational diabetes diet, and we’re setting up kids to have excessive insulin production even before they’re born.

THE WORLD’S FIRST REUSABLE BREATH KETONE ANALYZER

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TRY THE QUEST NUTRITION LINE OF LOW-CARB PRODUCTS

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LINKS MENTIONED IN EPISODE 962
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Get the 2015 Ketonix breath ketone analyzer from Ketonix.com
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Try the many flavors of products from Quest Nutrition
Lily Nichols bio
Real Food for Gestational Diabetes: An Effective Alternative to the Conventional Nutrition Approach
The Pilates Nutritionist
RealFoodForGD.com
Lily on Facebook
Lily on Twitter
– RELATED PODCAST: Low-Carb Conversations #146: Dr. Jen Landa And Lily Nichols Explain Why Diabetics Tend To Earn Less Money

945: Dr. Jason Fung Exposes Two Big Lies And How To Reverse Type 2 Diabetes

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Ontario, Canada-based nephrologist, weight loss, and diabetes health expert Dr. Jason Fung is our guest today in Episode 945 of “The Livin’ La Vida Low-Carb Show.”

LISTEN AND DOWNLOAD AT ITUNES

Play

We have a serious problem with the way we look at and treat people with Type 2 diabetes around the world. This is of great concern to a nephrologist and nutritional health practitioner with a focus on diabetes named Dr. Jason Fung. He’s from Intensive Dietary Management in Scarborough, Ontario where patients are put through various protocols to help them control their disease naturally and without the knee-jerk need for medications. Dr. Fung has shared some very enlightening video lectures on YouTube (see below) where he makes the case that you can reverse diabetes through nutritional protocols to get to the root of the insulin resistance that causes it. He’s a big believer that it’s not about controlling blood sugar, but rather insulin levels.

WATCH DR. JASON FUNG’S YOUTUBE LECTURES

How to Reverse Type 2 Diabetes Naturally


The Two Big Lies of Type 2 Diabetes

Listen in as Jimmy and Dr. Fung share why he decided to study nephrology, how he noticed Type 2 diabetes and kidney disease went hand in hand, why the positive low-carb research was shocking to him (because it showed just the opposite of what everyone thought), why you have to treat patients with kidney disease ten years before the disease manifests to reverse the diabetes, why saying that diabetes can be reversed or cured makes you look like a quack, the absurdity of going back to your old diet again after fixing the underlying insulin resistance, why all the focus of controlling Type 2 diabetes being placed on weight loss is wrong, we shouldn’t treat high blood sugars (the symptom) but rather the insulin resistance (the cause), why giving more insulin in diabetics is like giving alcoholics more alcohol, why treating Type 1 and Type 2 diabetes with the same treatment is misguided, the two big lies being told to people with Type 2 diabetes, the doctors who support the American Diabetes Association can’t face the cognitive dissonance that they’re wrong, why he can get half of his patients completely off insulin for good, why the low-carb message isn’t embraced more with so many patients doing well on it, and his upcoming video series on intermittent fasting. Don’t miss this compelling conversation!

TRY THE QUEST NUTRITION LINE OF LOW-CARB PRODUCTS

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WANNA ADD MORE FAT TO YOUR DIET? TRY GHEE!

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LINKS MENTIONED IN EPISODE 945
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Try the many flavors of products from Quest Nutrition
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Try the 10 varieties of Pure Indian Foods Grass-fed Ghee Products
Dr. Fung on Twitter
IntensiveDietaryManagement.com
Dr. Fung on YouTube
Dr. Fung on Facebook

938: Franziska Spritzler Promotes A Whole Food Low-Carb Approach To Health & Beauty

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Registered dietitian, low-carb blogger, and author Franziska Spritzler is our guest today in Episode 938 of “The Livin’ La Vida Low-Carb Show.”

LISTEN AND DOWNLOAD AT ITUNES

Play

Although the low-carb message has been out there for more than a century, the interpretation of what that looks like on a meal plate and the purpose for eating this way is still one of hot debate today. Unfortunately, many modern-day low-carb dieters make the mistake of including suspicious food items (grains, sugars, fake sweeteners) that wouldn’t be recognized by people in the original low-carb diet days of William Banting while putting all the emphasis of restricting carbohydrates on losing weight. That’s why it’s great to have people like registered dietitian Franziska Spritzler from the “Low Carb Dietitian” blog articulating the use of a real, whole foods-based low-carb lifestyle for the purposes of improving health and beauty. It’s such a different take on the standard use of a low-carb diet that Franziska has put it all together in a brand new book about it entitled The Low Carb Dietitian’s Guide to Health and Beauty: How a Whole-Foods, Low-Carbohydrate Lifestyle Can Help You Look and Feel Better Than Ever.

Listen in as Jimmy and Franziska share about the whole lifestyle that improves health and looks (not just about weight loss), why a whole foods-based diet is critical to making a low-carb diet work well, how saying you can’t eat higher quality food is an invalid excuse, why the Atkins products and other “low-carb” products may not be great for you, who she was trying to reach with the “beauty” part of her book title, why she is proud to be 48 and still look so young, how the Paleo and real food movement have played a major role in shifting low-carb dieters, the concerns about ketosis from dietitians and health professionals, the persistence at promoting whole grains as healthy, how people rationalize eating grains over fat and protein, the illustration of the amount of sugar in the blood vs. the ADA’s idea of healthy amounts of carbohydrates for diabetics to consume, why even whole foods promoted by the Paleo community can be problematic for people with insulin resistance, how people can determine whether a low-carb diet is right for them, why including more salt and fat in your diet is necessary on a low-carb diet, how a low-carb diet can provide benefits even without being ketogenic, the various options that are available for people wanting to eat low-carb, helping people recognize where they are in their carb tolerance, why she still put the calories and nutritional data in her recipes (for those people who obsess over those things), why the sugar substitute issue is still debated, her recommendations to have some of these in small amounts (but not the sugar alcohols like maltitol found in many sugar-free chocolates), how reducing your taste for sweet down will help your health, why she falls down on the side of net carbs vs. total carbohydrates, the importance of getting an adequate fiber intake, how the rest of the world lists fiber separately from total carbohydrates on the nutrition labels, and the ton of recipes she provided in her book.

GRAIN-FREE REAL FOOD-BASED LOW-CARB SNACKS

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GET YOUR FREE SAMPLE OF UCAN SUPERSTARCH

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LINKS MENTIONED IN EPISODE 938
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Check out Katie’s Keep It Real Food Co. grain-free, low-carb snacks
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Get a FREE sample of the UCAN Superstarch
Franziska Spritzler bio
The Low Carb Dietitian’s Guide to Health and Beauty: How a Whole-Foods, Low-Carbohydrate Lifestyle Can Help You Look and Feel Better Than Ever
LowCarbDietitian.com
Franziska on Facebook
Franziska on Twitter
– RELATED PODCAST: The LLVLC Show #892: Franziska Spritzler At The August 2014 Low-Carb Down Under Seminar Series
– RELATED PODCAST: The LLVLC Show #853: Franziska Spritzler – KETO CLARITY Expert Interview
– RELATED PODCAST: Low-Carb Conversations #28: Wendy McCullough And Franziska Spritzler Discuss Denmark’s New Fat Tax, GMO Labeling

937: Dr. Brian Mowll Hosts The Diabetes World Summit March 23-30, 2015

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Certified diabetes educator, board-certified chiropractic physician, and IFM certified in functional medicine Dr. Brian Mowll is our guest today in Episode 937 of “The Livin’ La Vida Low-Carb Show.”

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Every seven seconds somebody dies from the complications associated with diabetes. But a Wilmington, Delaware-based diabetes educator, chiropractor, and functional medicine practitioner named Dr. Brian Mowll says this need not be the case when there are some simple diet and lifestyle changes that can help reverse this trend. That’s why he is hosting a very special FREE online event beginning today, March 23, 2015 through Sunday, March 30, 2015 called The Diabetes World Summit featuring 41 amazing experts in the world of health, including your favorite Paleo and low-carb health superstars like Dr. Sarah Ballantyne, Dietitian Cassie, Mark Sisson, Dr. Josh Axe, Dr. Jason Fung, Dr. Tom O’Bryan, Dr. Amy Myers, Dr. Richard Feinman, Franziska Spritzler, Dr. Caryn Zinn, Dr. Richard Bernstein, Diane Sanfilippo, Dr. Sara Gottfried, Dr. David Perlmutter and many others–including our host, Jimmy Moore. This is such an exciting event that Jimmy decided to turn the tables on Dr. Mowll to interview him in a special simulcast interview that airs on “The Livin’ La Vida Low-Carb Show” and during The Diabetes Summit today. Register for FREE here or you can purchase the entire Diabetes World Summit right away.

Listen in as Jimmy and Dr. Mowll share his interest in health and fitness, why he’s so passionate about sharing with the world the real answers to Type 2 diabetes, how people make a choice to change once they get diagnosed with diabetes, the way lifestyle can play a positive role in managing diabetes, how we’ve set ourselves up with the “perfect storm” for diabetes and metabolic disease, the many issues involved in the development of diabetes beyond nutrition, why the standard of care recommendations for treating diabetes are ridiculous, how the diabetes diet is so close (but so far) to being right, how diabetes medications are mostly used to suppress the blood sugar response of consuming a poor diet, why fat is not the issue in diabetes that conventional diabetes educators claim, the absurdity of the so-called “low-carb” diabetes diet studies, why he chooses to use the phrase “reversing diabetes” in his summit referring to Type 2 diabetes, how Type 1 diabetes cannot be cured but rather improved, bariatric surgery and restricted diets have both been shown to reverse Type 2 diabetes, how the improvements in Type 2 diabetes happen on a ketogenic diet, how losing visceral fat is a big part of dealing with diabetes, how just one night of sleep deprivation can make you insulin resistance, the stress component in blood sugar regulation, the many factors about why blood sugar can be raised despite very low-carb intake, how plants and organ meats are great sources of vitamins and phytonutrients, the most memorable things he learned interviewing all these experts during The Diabetes Summit, and why too much insulin (even in Type 1 diabetics) can be problematic.

DON’T MISS THIS EVENT: Register for The Diabetes World Summit!

TRY THE QUEST NUTRITION LINE OF LOW-CARB PRODUCTS

NOTICE OF DISCLOSURE: http://cmp.ly/3
GET DAVE ASPREY’S BRAIN OCTANE FUEL

USE COUPON CODE “LLVLC3″
NOTICE OF DISCLOSURE: Paid sponsorship
LINKS MENTIONED IN EPISODE 937
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Try the many flavors of products from Quest Nutrition
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Get Dave Asprey’s Brain Octane Fuel (USE COUPON CODE “LLVLC3″ FOR 10% OFF THROUGH 3-31-15)
Dr. Brian Mowll bio
Register for Dr. Mowll’s FREE Diabetes World Summit March 23-30, 2015
Order the full Diabetes World Summit to own

928: Katie Coleman Keeps The Focus On Real Food For Her Type 1 Diabetes

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Type 1 diabetic and grain-free, ketogenic business owner Katie Coleman is our guest today in Episode 928 of “The Livin’ La Vida Low-Carb Show.”

LISTEN AND DOWNLOAD AT ITUNES

Play

Most people who are diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes at an early age believe this is a death sentence with no hope for managing this much rarer, autoimmune form of the disease. But for Katie Coleman, that’s exactly what she faced at the tender of 11 years old when for the first time in her life she was forced to realize the true impact that food had on her body. In the years that followed, Katie went through a journey of searching for how to best deal with and control this disease she didn’t ask for doing all of the things she was told was healthy for a Type 1 diabetic to do. In fact, she was so committed to promoting “healthy whole grains” for diabetics that she founded a company called Grain Expectations in 2008 where her eyes were opened to the negative impact these had on her blood sugar and energy levels. Through this self-discovery and learning about the downside of consuming grains (especially for someone with diabetes), Katie switched over to a grain-free, ketogenic lifestyle and started a new business called The Keep It Real Food Company.

Listen in to hear Jimmy and Katie talk about what it was like for her growing up with Type 1 diabetes, the treatment and dietary options presented to her at the time, her revelation of learning the glycemic index of foods on her body, her lifelong love of baking, why she initially embraced whole grains and low-sugar approach, the decision to start a grain-based food company, how she came to the realization that grains weren’t so healthy for her, the eyeopening turning point experience she had providing food for the American Diabetes Association Walk For The Cure, her shift to grain-free and creating a company providing grain-free options for diabetics and people eating healthy, her own personal shift to more of a low-carb, ketogenic lifestyle, the godsend her insulin pump and continuous glucose monitoring device have been, and her continuing education on how to best treat her Type 1 diabetes. Whether you have Type 1 diabetes or not, Katie’s story will resonate with you as you see the progression of knowledge and experience that bucks the trend of how this horrible disease is being handled by the so-called experts.

GRAIN-FREE REAL FOOD-BASED LOW-CARB SNACKS

NOTICE OF DISCLOSURE: Paid sponsorship
GET DAVE ASPREY’S BRAIN OCTANE FUEL

USE COUPON CODE “LLVLC3″
NOTICE OF DISCLOSURE: Paid sponsorship
LINKS MENTIONED IN EPISODE 928
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Check out Katie’s Keep It Real Food Co. grain-free, low-carb snacks
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Get Dave Asprey’s Brain Octane Fuel (USE COUPON CODE “LLVLC3″ FOR 10% OFF THROUGH 3-31-15)
Katie Coleman bio
The Keep It Real Food Company
– RELATED PODCAST: Low-Carb Conversations #128: Katie Coleman And Dr. Jim Small Question Why Eggland’s Best Cutting Calories In Eggs

Category Archives: Diabetes

962: Lily Nichols Shares Why Real Food Low-Carb Is Remedy For Gestational Diabetes

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Registered Dietitian and Nutritionist, Certified Diabetes Educator, Certified LEAP Therapist, Certified Pilates Instructor, and author Lily Nichols is our guest today in Episode 962 of “The Livin’ La Vida Low-Carb Show.”

LISTEN AND DOWNLOAD AT ITUNES

Play

Gestational diabetes has become more and more commonplace in modern society with the rise in insulin resistance that manifests itself once a woman becomes pregnant. This is something that doesn’t surprise a Registered Dietitian/Nutritionist, Certified Diabetes Educator, Certified LEAP Therapist and Certified Pilates Instructor named Lily Nichols from The Pilates Nutritionist. Her nutrient-dense, whole foods low-carb approach has helped her patients dealing with this scary situation during pregnancy overcome the major issues at hand. Lily has written a new book about this subject entitled Real Food for Gestational Diabetes: An Effective Alternative to the Conventional Nutrition Approach and it’s the very first time a whole food-based, lower carb diet has been recommended for managing gestational diabetes.

Listen in as Jimmy and Lily talk about why a low-carb diet needs to come from real food, what got her interested in nutrition when she was in high school (cooking school or become a dietitian?), how Pilates has been integrated into her message, how she knew the education she was getting in dietetics was bogus, what got her interested in the subject of gestational diabetes, why most gestational diabetes patients don’t do well on the diet therapy given, why the “random number” of 175 grams of carbohydrates per day is recommended for women with gestational diabetes, how they purposely want to keep pregnant women out of ketosis, why pregnancy naturally induces a state of ketosis, how some women can spill urine ketones even eating 175 grams of carbohydrates, gestational diabetes is carbohydrate intolerance by definition, why some women are more susceptible to gestational diabetes than others, how 50-70% of patients with gestational diabetes will develop Type 2 diabetes after birth within 5-10 years, how screening for A1c in the first trimester can catch gestational diabetes, how many gestational diabetes patients go back to eating poorly again after they have their baby, the underlying insulin resistance that doesn’t go away but can be managed with lifestyle, why most doctors aren’t screening for or worried about prediabetes, the horrific low-fat, high-carb traditional gestational diabetes diet, and we’re setting up kids to have excessive insulin production even before they’re born.

THE WORLD’S FIRST REUSABLE BREATH KETONE ANALYZER

NOTICE OF DISCLOSURE: Paid sponsorship
TRY THE QUEST NUTRITION LINE OF LOW-CARB PRODUCTS

NOTICE OF DISCLOSURE: Paid sponsorship
LINKS MENTIONED IN EPISODE 962
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Get the 2015 Ketonix breath ketone analyzer from Ketonix.com
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Try the many flavors of products from Quest Nutrition
Lily Nichols bio
Real Food for Gestational Diabetes: An Effective Alternative to the Conventional Nutrition Approach
The Pilates Nutritionist
RealFoodForGD.com
Lily on Facebook
Lily on Twitter
– RELATED PODCAST: Low-Carb Conversations #146: Dr. Jen Landa And Lily Nichols Explain Why Diabetics Tend To Earn Less Money

945: Dr. Jason Fung Exposes Two Big Lies And How To Reverse Type 2 Diabetes

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Ontario, Canada-based nephrologist, weight loss, and diabetes health expert Dr. Jason Fung is our guest today in Episode 945 of “The Livin’ La Vida Low-Carb Show.”

LISTEN AND DOWNLOAD AT ITUNES

Play

We have a serious problem with the way we look at and treat people with Type 2 diabetes around the world. This is of great concern to a nephrologist and nutritional health practitioner with a focus on diabetes named Dr. Jason Fung. He’s from Intensive Dietary Management in Scarborough, Ontario where patients are put through various protocols to help them control their disease naturally and without the knee-jerk need for medications. Dr. Fung has shared some very enlightening video lectures on YouTube (see below) where he makes the case that you can reverse diabetes through nutritional protocols to get to the root of the insulin resistance that causes it. He’s a big believer that it’s not about controlling blood sugar, but rather insulin levels.

WATCH DR. JASON FUNG’S YOUTUBE LECTURES

How to Reverse Type 2 Diabetes Naturally


The Two Big Lies of Type 2 Diabetes

Listen in as Jimmy and Dr. Fung share why he decided to study nephrology, how he noticed Type 2 diabetes and kidney disease went hand in hand, why the positive low-carb research was shocking to him (because it showed just the opposite of what everyone thought), why you have to treat patients with kidney disease ten years before the disease manifests to reverse the diabetes, why saying that diabetes can be reversed or cured makes you look like a quack, the absurdity of going back to your old diet again after fixing the underlying insulin resistance, why all the focus of controlling Type 2 diabetes being placed on weight loss is wrong, we shouldn’t treat high blood sugars (the symptom) but rather the insulin resistance (the cause), why giving more insulin in diabetics is like giving alcoholics more alcohol, why treating Type 1 and Type 2 diabetes with the same treatment is misguided, the two big lies being told to people with Type 2 diabetes, the doctors who support the American Diabetes Association can’t face the cognitive dissonance that they’re wrong, why he can get half of his patients completely off insulin for good, why the low-carb message isn’t embraced more with so many patients doing well on it, and his upcoming video series on intermittent fasting. Don’t miss this compelling conversation!

TRY THE QUEST NUTRITION LINE OF LOW-CARB PRODUCTS

NOTICE OF DISCLOSURE: http://cmp.ly/3
WANNA ADD MORE FAT TO YOUR DIET? TRY GHEE!

NOTICE OF DISCLOSURE: Paid sponsorship
LINKS MENTIONED IN EPISODE 945
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Try the many flavors of products from Quest Nutrition
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Try the 10 varieties of Pure Indian Foods Grass-fed Ghee Products
Dr. Fung on Twitter
IntensiveDietaryManagement.com
Dr. Fung on YouTube
Dr. Fung on Facebook

938: Franziska Spritzler Promotes A Whole Food Low-Carb Approach To Health & Beauty

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Registered dietitian, low-carb blogger, and author Franziska Spritzler is our guest today in Episode 938 of “The Livin’ La Vida Low-Carb Show.”

LISTEN AND DOWNLOAD AT ITUNES

Play

Although the low-carb message has been out there for more than a century, the interpretation of what that looks like on a meal plate and the purpose for eating this way is still one of hot debate today. Unfortunately, many modern-day low-carb dieters make the mistake of including suspicious food items (grains, sugars, fake sweeteners) that wouldn’t be recognized by people in the original low-carb diet days of William Banting while putting all the emphasis of restricting carbohydrates on losing weight. That’s why it’s great to have people like registered dietitian Franziska Spritzler from the “Low Carb Dietitian” blog articulating the use of a real, whole foods-based low-carb lifestyle for the purposes of improving health and beauty. It’s such a different take on the standard use of a low-carb diet that Franziska has put it all together in a brand new book about it entitled The Low Carb Dietitian’s Guide to Health and Beauty: How a Whole-Foods, Low-Carbohydrate Lifestyle Can Help You Look and Feel Better Than Ever.

Listen in as Jimmy and Franziska share about the whole lifestyle that improves health and looks (not just about weight loss), why a whole foods-based diet is critical to making a low-carb diet work well, how saying you can’t eat higher quality food is an invalid excuse, why the Atkins products and other “low-carb” products may not be great for you, who she was trying to reach with the “beauty” part of her book title, why she is proud to be 48 and still look so young, how the Paleo and real food movement have played a major role in shifting low-carb dieters, the concerns about ketosis from dietitians and health professionals, the persistence at promoting whole grains as healthy, how people rationalize eating grains over fat and protein, the illustration of the amount of sugar in the blood vs. the ADA’s idea of healthy amounts of carbohydrates for diabetics to consume, why even whole foods promoted by the Paleo community can be problematic for people with insulin resistance, how people can determine whether a low-carb diet is right for them, why including more salt and fat in your diet is necessary on a low-carb diet, how a low-carb diet can provide benefits even without being ketogenic, the various options that are available for people wanting to eat low-carb, helping people recognize where they are in their carb tolerance, why she still put the calories and nutritional data in her recipes (for those people who obsess over those things), why the sugar substitute issue is still debated, her recommendations to have some of these in small amounts (but not the sugar alcohols like maltitol found in many sugar-free chocolates), how reducing your taste for sweet down will help your health, why she falls down on the side of net carbs vs. total carbohydrates, the importance of getting an adequate fiber intake, how the rest of the world lists fiber separately from total carbohydrates on the nutrition labels, and the ton of recipes she provided in her book.

GRAIN-FREE REAL FOOD-BASED LOW-CARB SNACKS

NOTICE OF DISCLOSURE: Paid sponsorship
GET YOUR FREE SAMPLE OF UCAN SUPERSTARCH

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LINKS MENTIONED IN EPISODE 938
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Check out Katie’s Keep It Real Food Co. grain-free, low-carb snacks
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Get a FREE sample of the UCAN Superstarch
Franziska Spritzler bio
The Low Carb Dietitian’s Guide to Health and Beauty: How a Whole-Foods, Low-Carbohydrate Lifestyle Can Help You Look and Feel Better Than Ever
LowCarbDietitian.com
Franziska on Facebook
Franziska on Twitter
– RELATED PODCAST: The LLVLC Show #892: Franziska Spritzler At The August 2014 Low-Carb Down Under Seminar Series
– RELATED PODCAST: The LLVLC Show #853: Franziska Spritzler – KETO CLARITY Expert Interview
– RELATED PODCAST: Low-Carb Conversations #28: Wendy McCullough And Franziska Spritzler Discuss Denmark’s New Fat Tax, GMO Labeling

937: Dr. Brian Mowll Hosts The Diabetes World Summit March 23-30, 2015

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Certified diabetes educator, board-certified chiropractic physician, and IFM certified in functional medicine Dr. Brian Mowll is our guest today in Episode 937 of “The Livin’ La Vida Low-Carb Show.”

LISTEN AND DOWNLOAD AT ITUNES

Play

Every seven seconds somebody dies from the complications associated with diabetes. But a Wilmington, Delaware-based diabetes educator, chiropractor, and functional medicine practitioner named Dr. Brian Mowll says this need not be the case when there are some simple diet and lifestyle changes that can help reverse this trend. That’s why he is hosting a very special FREE online event beginning today, March 23, 2015 through Sunday, March 30, 2015 called The Diabetes World Summit featuring 41 amazing experts in the world of health, including your favorite Paleo and low-carb health superstars like Dr. Sarah Ballantyne, Dietitian Cassie, Mark Sisson, Dr. Josh Axe, Dr. Jason Fung, Dr. Tom O’Bryan, Dr. Amy Myers, Dr. Richard Feinman, Franziska Spritzler, Dr. Caryn Zinn, Dr. Richard Bernstein, Diane Sanfilippo, Dr. Sara Gottfried, Dr. David Perlmutter and many others–including our host, Jimmy Moore. This is such an exciting event that Jimmy decided to turn the tables on Dr. Mowll to interview him in a special simulcast interview that airs on “The Livin’ La Vida Low-Carb Show” and during The Diabetes Summit today. Register for FREE here or you can purchase the entire Diabetes World Summit right away.

Listen in as Jimmy and Dr. Mowll share his interest in health and fitness, why he’s so passionate about sharing with the world the real answers to Type 2 diabetes, how people make a choice to change once they get diagnosed with diabetes, the way lifestyle can play a positive role in managing diabetes, how we’ve set ourselves up with the “perfect storm” for diabetes and metabolic disease, the many issues involved in the development of diabetes beyond nutrition, why the standard of care recommendations for treating diabetes are ridiculous, how the diabetes diet is so close (but so far) to being right, how diabetes medications are mostly used to suppress the blood sugar response of consuming a poor diet, why fat is not the issue in diabetes that conventional diabetes educators claim, the absurdity of the so-called “low-carb” diabetes diet studies, why he chooses to use the phrase “reversing diabetes” in his summit referring to Type 2 diabetes, how Type 1 diabetes cannot be cured but rather improved, bariatric surgery and restricted diets have both been shown to reverse Type 2 diabetes, how the improvements in Type 2 diabetes happen on a ketogenic diet, how losing visceral fat is a big part of dealing with diabetes, how just one night of sleep deprivation can make you insulin resistance, the stress component in blood sugar regulation, the many factors about why blood sugar can be raised despite very low-carb intake, how plants and organ meats are great sources of vitamins and phytonutrients, the most memorable things he learned interviewing all these experts during The Diabetes Summit, and why too much insulin (even in Type 1 diabetics) can be problematic.

DON’T MISS THIS EVENT: Register for The Diabetes World Summit!

TRY THE QUEST NUTRITION LINE OF LOW-CARB PRODUCTS

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LINKS MENTIONED IN EPISODE 937
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Try the many flavors of products from Quest Nutrition
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Get Dave Asprey’s Brain Octane Fuel (USE COUPON CODE “LLVLC3″ FOR 10% OFF THROUGH 3-31-15)
Dr. Brian Mowll bio
Register for Dr. Mowll’s FREE Diabetes World Summit March 23-30, 2015
Order the full Diabetes World Summit to own

928: Katie Coleman Keeps The Focus On Real Food For Her Type 1 Diabetes

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Type 1 diabetic and grain-free, ketogenic business owner Katie Coleman is our guest today in Episode 928 of “The Livin’ La Vida Low-Carb Show.”

LISTEN AND DOWNLOAD AT ITUNES

Play

Most people who are diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes at an early age believe this is a death sentence with no hope for managing this much rarer, autoimmune form of the disease. But for Katie Coleman, that’s exactly what she faced at the tender of 11 years old when for the first time in her life she was forced to realize the true impact that food had on her body. In the years that followed, Katie went through a journey of searching for how to best deal with and control this disease she didn’t ask for doing all of the things she was told was healthy for a Type 1 diabetic to do. In fact, she was so committed to promoting “healthy whole grains” for diabetics that she founded a company called Grain Expectations in 2008 where her eyes were opened to the negative impact these had on her blood sugar and energy levels. Through this self-discovery and learning about the downside of consuming grains (especially for someone with diabetes), Katie switched over to a grain-free, ketogenic lifestyle and started a new business called The Keep It Real Food Company.

Listen in to hear Jimmy and Katie talk about what it was like for her growing up with Type 1 diabetes, the treatment and dietary options presented to her at the time, her revelation of learning the glycemic index of foods on her body, her lifelong love of baking, why she initially embraced whole grains and low-sugar approach, the decision to start a grain-based food company, how she came to the realization that grains weren’t so healthy for her, the eyeopening turning point experience she had providing food for the American Diabetes Association Walk For The Cure, her shift to grain-free and creating a company providing grain-free options for diabetics and people eating healthy, her own personal shift to more of a low-carb, ketogenic lifestyle, the godsend her insulin pump and continuous glucose monitoring device have been, and her continuing education on how to best treat her Type 1 diabetes. Whether you have Type 1 diabetes or not, Katie’s story will resonate with you as you see the progression of knowledge and experience that bucks the trend of how this horrible disease is being handled by the so-called experts.

GRAIN-FREE REAL FOOD-BASED LOW-CARB SNACKS

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GET DAVE ASPREY’S BRAIN OCTANE FUEL

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LINKS MENTIONED IN EPISODE 928
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Check out Katie’s Keep It Real Food Co. grain-free, low-carb snacks
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Get Dave Asprey’s Brain Octane Fuel (USE COUPON CODE “LLVLC3″ FOR 10% OFF THROUGH 3-31-15)
Katie Coleman bio
The Keep It Real Food Company
– RELATED PODCAST: Low-Carb Conversations #128: Katie Coleman And Dr. Jim Small Question Why Eggland’s Best Cutting Calories In Eggs

Category Archives: Diabetes

962: Lily Nichols Shares Why Real Food Low-Carb Is Remedy For Gestational Diabetes

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Registered Dietitian and Nutritionist, Certified Diabetes Educator, Certified LEAP Therapist, Certified Pilates Instructor, and author Lily Nichols is our guest today in Episode 962 of “The Livin’ La Vida Low-Carb Show.”

LISTEN AND DOWNLOAD AT ITUNES

Play

Gestational diabetes has become more and more commonplace in modern society with the rise in insulin resistance that manifests itself once a woman becomes pregnant. This is something that doesn’t surprise a Registered Dietitian/Nutritionist, Certified Diabetes Educator, Certified LEAP Therapist and Certified Pilates Instructor named Lily Nichols from The Pilates Nutritionist. Her nutrient-dense, whole foods low-carb approach has helped her patients dealing with this scary situation during pregnancy overcome the major issues at hand. Lily has written a new book about this subject entitled Real Food for Gestational Diabetes: An Effective Alternative to the Conventional Nutrition Approach and it’s the very first time a whole food-based, lower carb diet has been recommended for managing gestational diabetes.

Listen in as Jimmy and Lily talk about why a low-carb diet needs to come from real food, what got her interested in nutrition when she was in high school (cooking school or become a dietitian?), how Pilates has been integrated into her message, how she knew the education she was getting in dietetics was bogus, what got her interested in the subject of gestational diabetes, why most gestational diabetes patients don’t do well on the diet therapy given, why the “random number” of 175 grams of carbohydrates per day is recommended for women with gestational diabetes, how they purposely want to keep pregnant women out of ketosis, why pregnancy naturally induces a state of ketosis, how some women can spill urine ketones even eating 175 grams of carbohydrates, gestational diabetes is carbohydrate intolerance by definition, why some women are more susceptible to gestational diabetes than others, how 50-70% of patients with gestational diabetes will develop Type 2 diabetes after birth within 5-10 years, how screening for A1c in the first trimester can catch gestational diabetes, how many gestational diabetes patients go back to eating poorly again after they have their baby, the underlying insulin resistance that doesn’t go away but can be managed with lifestyle, why most doctors aren’t screening for or worried about prediabetes, the horrific low-fat, high-carb traditional gestational diabetes diet, and we’re setting up kids to have excessive insulin production even before they’re born.

THE WORLD’S FIRST REUSABLE BREATH KETONE ANALYZER

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TRY THE QUEST NUTRITION LINE OF LOW-CARB PRODUCTS

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LINKS MENTIONED IN EPISODE 962
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Get the 2015 Ketonix breath ketone analyzer from Ketonix.com
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Try the many flavors of products from Quest Nutrition
Lily Nichols bio
Real Food for Gestational Diabetes: An Effective Alternative to the Conventional Nutrition Approach
The Pilates Nutritionist
RealFoodForGD.com
Lily on Facebook
Lily on Twitter
– RELATED PODCAST: Low-Carb Conversations #146: Dr. Jen Landa And Lily Nichols Explain Why Diabetics Tend To Earn Less Money

945: Dr. Jason Fung Exposes Two Big Lies And How To Reverse Type 2 Diabetes

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Ontario, Canada-based nephrologist, weight loss, and diabetes health expert Dr. Jason Fung is our guest today in Episode 945 of “The Livin’ La Vida Low-Carb Show.”

LISTEN AND DOWNLOAD AT ITUNES

Play

We have a serious problem with the way we look at and treat people with Type 2 diabetes around the world. This is of great concern to a nephrologist and nutritional health practitioner with a focus on diabetes named Dr. Jason Fung. He’s from Intensive Dietary Management in Scarborough, Ontario where patients are put through various protocols to help them control their disease naturally and without the knee-jerk need for medications. Dr. Fung has shared some very enlightening video lectures on YouTube (see below) where he makes the case that you can reverse diabetes through nutritional protocols to get to the root of the insulin resistance that causes it. He’s a big believer that it’s not about controlling blood sugar, but rather insulin levels.

WATCH DR. JASON FUNG’S YOUTUBE LECTURES

How to Reverse Type 2 Diabetes Naturally


The Two Big Lies of Type 2 Diabetes

Listen in as Jimmy and Dr. Fung share why he decided to study nephrology, how he noticed Type 2 diabetes and kidney disease went hand in hand, why the positive low-carb research was shocking to him (because it showed just the opposite of what everyone thought), why you have to treat patients with kidney disease ten years before the disease manifests to reverse the diabetes, why saying that diabetes can be reversed or cured makes you look like a quack, the absurdity of going back to your old diet again after fixing the underlying insulin resistance, why all the focus of controlling Type 2 diabetes being placed on weight loss is wrong, we shouldn’t treat high blood sugars (the symptom) but rather the insulin resistance (the cause), why giving more insulin in diabetics is like giving alcoholics more alcohol, why treating Type 1 and Type 2 diabetes with the same treatment is misguided, the two big lies being told to people with Type 2 diabetes, the doctors who support the American Diabetes Association can’t face the cognitive dissonance that they’re wrong, why he can get half of his patients completely off insulin for good, why the low-carb message isn’t embraced more with so many patients doing well on it, and his upcoming video series on intermittent fasting. Don’t miss this compelling conversation!

TRY THE QUEST NUTRITION LINE OF LOW-CARB PRODUCTS

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WANNA ADD MORE FAT TO YOUR DIET? TRY GHEE!

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LINKS MENTIONED IN EPISODE 945
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Try the many flavors of products from Quest Nutrition
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Try the 10 varieties of Pure Indian Foods Grass-fed Ghee Products
Dr. Fung on Twitter
IntensiveDietaryManagement.com
Dr. Fung on YouTube
Dr. Fung on Facebook

938: Franziska Spritzler Promotes A Whole Food Low-Carb Approach To Health & Beauty

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Registered dietitian, low-carb blogger, and author Franziska Spritzler is our guest today in Episode 938 of “The Livin’ La Vida Low-Carb Show.”

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Play

Although the low-carb message has been out there for more than a century, the interpretation of what that looks like on a meal plate and the purpose for eating this way is still one of hot debate today. Unfortunately, many modern-day low-carb dieters make the mistake of including suspicious food items (grains, sugars, fake sweeteners) that wouldn’t be recognized by people in the original low-carb diet days of William Banting while putting all the emphasis of restricting carbohydrates on losing weight. That’s why it’s great to have people like registered dietitian Franziska Spritzler from the “Low Carb Dietitian” blog articulating the use of a real, whole foods-based low-carb lifestyle for the purposes of improving health and beauty. It’s such a different take on the standard use of a low-carb diet that Franziska has put it all together in a brand new book about it entitled The Low Carb Dietitian’s Guide to Health and Beauty: How a Whole-Foods, Low-Carbohydrate Lifestyle Can Help You Look and Feel Better Than Ever.

Listen in as Jimmy and Franziska share about the whole lifestyle that improves health and looks (not just about weight loss), why a whole foods-based diet is critical to making a low-carb diet work well, how saying you can’t eat higher quality food is an invalid excuse, why the Atkins products and other “low-carb” products may not be great for you, who she was trying to reach with the “beauty” part of her book title, why she is proud to be 48 and still look so young, how the Paleo and real food movement have played a major role in shifting low-carb dieters, the concerns about ketosis from dietitians and health professionals, the persistence at promoting whole grains as healthy, how people rationalize eating grains over fat and protein, the illustration of the amount of sugar in the blood vs. the ADA’s idea of healthy amounts of carbohydrates for diabetics to consume, why even whole foods promoted by the Paleo community can be problematic for people with insulin resistance, how people can determine whether a low-carb diet is right for them, why including more salt and fat in your diet is necessary on a low-carb diet, how a low-carb diet can provide benefits even without being ketogenic, the various options that are available for people wanting to eat low-carb, helping people recognize where they are in their carb tolerance, why she still put the calories and nutritional data in her recipes (for those people who obsess over those things), why the sugar substitute issue is still debated, her recommendations to have some of these in small amounts (but not the sugar alcohols like maltitol found in many sugar-free chocolates), how reducing your taste for sweet down will help your health, why she falls down on the side of net carbs vs. total carbohydrates, the importance of getting an adequate fiber intake, how the rest of the world lists fiber separately from total carbohydrates on the nutrition labels, and the ton of recipes she provided in her book.

GRAIN-FREE REAL FOOD-BASED LOW-CARB SNACKS

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LINKS MENTIONED IN EPISODE 938
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Check out Katie’s Keep It Real Food Co. grain-free, low-carb snacks
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Get a FREE sample of the UCAN Superstarch
Franziska Spritzler bio
The Low Carb Dietitian’s Guide to Health and Beauty: How a Whole-Foods, Low-Carbohydrate Lifestyle Can Help You Look and Feel Better Than Ever
LowCarbDietitian.com
Franziska on Facebook
Franziska on Twitter
– RELATED PODCAST: The LLVLC Show #892: Franziska Spritzler At The August 2014 Low-Carb Down Under Seminar Series
– RELATED PODCAST: The LLVLC Show #853: Franziska Spritzler – KETO CLARITY Expert Interview
– RELATED PODCAST: Low-Carb Conversations #28: Wendy McCullough And Franziska Spritzler Discuss Denmark’s New Fat Tax, GMO Labeling

937: Dr. Brian Mowll Hosts The Diabetes World Summit March 23-30, 2015

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Certified diabetes educator, board-certified chiropractic physician, and IFM certified in functional medicine Dr. Brian Mowll is our guest today in Episode 937 of “The Livin’ La Vida Low-Carb Show.”

LISTEN AND DOWNLOAD AT ITUNES

Play

Every seven seconds somebody dies from the complications associated with diabetes. But a Wilmington, Delaware-based diabetes educator, chiropractor, and functional medicine practitioner named Dr. Brian Mowll says this need not be the case when there are some simple diet and lifestyle changes that can help reverse this trend. That’s why he is hosting a very special FREE online event beginning today, March 23, 2015 through Sunday, March 30, 2015 called The Diabetes World Summit featuring 41 amazing experts in the world of health, including your favorite Paleo and low-carb health superstars like Dr. Sarah Ballantyne, Dietitian Cassie, Mark Sisson, Dr. Josh Axe, Dr. Jason Fung, Dr. Tom O’Bryan, Dr. Amy Myers, Dr. Richard Feinman, Franziska Spritzler, Dr. Caryn Zinn, Dr. Richard Bernstein, Diane Sanfilippo, Dr. Sara Gottfried, Dr. David Perlmutter and many others–including our host, Jimmy Moore. This is such an exciting event that Jimmy decided to turn the tables on Dr. Mowll to interview him in a special simulcast interview that airs on “The Livin’ La Vida Low-Carb Show” and during The Diabetes Summit today. Register for FREE here or you can purchase the entire Diabetes World Summit right away.

Listen in as Jimmy and Dr. Mowll share his interest in health and fitness, why he’s so passionate about sharing with the world the real answers to Type 2 diabetes, how people make a choice to change once they get diagnosed with diabetes, the way lifestyle can play a positive role in managing diabetes, how we’ve set ourselves up with the “perfect storm” for diabetes and metabolic disease, the many issues involved in the development of diabetes beyond nutrition, why the standard of care recommendations for treating diabetes are ridiculous, how the diabetes diet is so close (but so far) to being right, how diabetes medications are mostly used to suppress the blood sugar response of consuming a poor diet, why fat is not the issue in diabetes that conventional diabetes educators claim, the absurdity of the so-called “low-carb” diabetes diet studies, why he chooses to use the phrase “reversing diabetes” in his summit referring to Type 2 diabetes, how Type 1 diabetes cannot be cured but rather improved, bariatric surgery and restricted diets have both been shown to reverse Type 2 diabetes, how the improvements in Type 2 diabetes happen on a ketogenic diet, how losing visceral fat is a big part of dealing with diabetes, how just one night of sleep deprivation can make you insulin resistance, the stress component in blood sugar regulation, the many factors about why blood sugar can be raised despite very low-carb intake, how plants and organ meats are great sources of vitamins and phytonutrients, the most memorable things he learned interviewing all these experts during The Diabetes Summit, and why too much insulin (even in Type 1 diabetics) can be problematic.

DON’T MISS THIS EVENT: Register for The Diabetes World Summit!

TRY THE QUEST NUTRITION LINE OF LOW-CARB PRODUCTS

NOTICE OF DISCLOSURE: http://cmp.ly/3
GET DAVE ASPREY’S BRAIN OCTANE FUEL

USE COUPON CODE “LLVLC3″
NOTICE OF DISCLOSURE: Paid sponsorship
LINKS MENTIONED IN EPISODE 937
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Try the many flavors of products from Quest Nutrition
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Get Dave Asprey’s Brain Octane Fuel (USE COUPON CODE “LLVLC3″ FOR 10% OFF THROUGH 3-31-15)
Dr. Brian Mowll bio
Register for Dr. Mowll’s FREE Diabetes World Summit March 23-30, 2015
Order the full Diabetes World Summit to own

928: Katie Coleman Keeps The Focus On Real Food For Her Type 1 Diabetes

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Type 1 diabetic and grain-free, ketogenic business owner Katie Coleman is our guest today in Episode 928 of “The Livin’ La Vida Low-Carb Show.”

LISTEN AND DOWNLOAD AT ITUNES

Play

Most people who are diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes at an early age believe this is a death sentence with no hope for managing this much rarer, autoimmune form of the disease. But for Katie Coleman, that’s exactly what she faced at the tender of 11 years old when for the first time in her life she was forced to realize the true impact that food had on her body. In the years that followed, Katie went through a journey of searching for how to best deal with and control this disease she didn’t ask for doing all of the things she was told was healthy for a Type 1 diabetic to do. In fact, she was so committed to promoting “healthy whole grains” for diabetics that she founded a company called Grain Expectations in 2008 where her eyes were opened to the negative impact these had on her blood sugar and energy levels. Through this self-discovery and learning about the downside of consuming grains (especially for someone with diabetes), Katie switched over to a grain-free, ketogenic lifestyle and started a new business called The Keep It Real Food Company.

Listen in to hear Jimmy and Katie talk about what it was like for her growing up with Type 1 diabetes, the treatment and dietary options presented to her at the time, her revelation of learning the glycemic index of foods on her body, her lifelong love of baking, why she initially embraced whole grains and low-sugar approach, the decision to start a grain-based food company, how she came to the realization that grains weren’t so healthy for her, the eyeopening turning point experience she had providing food for the American Diabetes Association Walk For The Cure, her shift to grain-free and creating a company providing grain-free options for diabetics and people eating healthy, her own personal shift to more of a low-carb, ketogenic lifestyle, the godsend her insulin pump and continuous glucose monitoring device have been, and her continuing education on how to best treat her Type 1 diabetes. Whether you have Type 1 diabetes or not, Katie’s story will resonate with you as you see the progression of knowledge and experience that bucks the trend of how this horrible disease is being handled by the so-called experts.

GRAIN-FREE REAL FOOD-BASED LOW-CARB SNACKS

NOTICE OF DISCLOSURE: Paid sponsorship
GET DAVE ASPREY’S BRAIN OCTANE FUEL

USE COUPON CODE “LLVLC3″
NOTICE OF DISCLOSURE: Paid sponsorship
LINKS MENTIONED IN EPISODE 928
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Check out Katie’s Keep It Real Food Co. grain-free, low-carb snacks
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Get Dave Asprey’s Brain Octane Fuel (USE COUPON CODE “LLVLC3″ FOR 10% OFF THROUGH 3-31-15)
Katie Coleman bio
The Keep It Real Food Company
– RELATED PODCAST: Low-Carb Conversations #128: Katie Coleman And Dr. Jim Small Question Why Eggland’s Best Cutting Calories In Eggs

Category Archives: Diabetes

962: Lily Nichols Shares Why Real Food Low-Carb Is Remedy For Gestational Diabetes

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Registered Dietitian and Nutritionist, Certified Diabetes Educator, Certified LEAP Therapist, Certified Pilates Instructor, and author Lily Nichols is our guest today in Episode 962 of “The Livin’ La Vida Low-Carb Show.”

LISTEN AND DOWNLOAD AT ITUNES

Play

Gestational diabetes has become more and more commonplace in modern society with the rise in insulin resistance that manifests itself once a woman becomes pregnant. This is something that doesn’t surprise a Registered Dietitian/Nutritionist, Certified Diabetes Educator, Certified LEAP Therapist and Certified Pilates Instructor named Lily Nichols from The Pilates Nutritionist. Her nutrient-dense, whole foods low-carb approach has helped her patients dealing with this scary situation during pregnancy overcome the major issues at hand. Lily has written a new book about this subject entitled Real Food for Gestational Diabetes: An Effective Alternative to the Conventional Nutrition Approach and it’s the very first time a whole food-based, lower carb diet has been recommended for managing gestational diabetes.

Listen in as Jimmy and Lily talk about why a low-carb diet needs to come from real food, what got her interested in nutrition when she was in high school (cooking school or become a dietitian?), how Pilates has been integrated into her message, how she knew the education she was getting in dietetics was bogus, what got her interested in the subject of gestational diabetes, why most gestational diabetes patients don’t do well on the diet therapy given, why the “random number” of 175 grams of carbohydrates per day is recommended for women with gestational diabetes, how they purposely want to keep pregnant women out of ketosis, why pregnancy naturally induces a state of ketosis, how some women can spill urine ketones even eating 175 grams of carbohydrates, gestational diabetes is carbohydrate intolerance by definition, why some women are more susceptible to gestational diabetes than others, how 50-70% of patients with gestational diabetes will develop Type 2 diabetes after birth within 5-10 years, how screening for A1c in the first trimester can catch gestational diabetes, how many gestational diabetes patients go back to eating poorly again after they have their baby, the underlying insulin resistance that doesn’t go away but can be managed with lifestyle, why most doctors aren’t screening for or worried about prediabetes, the horrific low-fat, high-carb traditional gestational diabetes diet, and we’re setting up kids to have excessive insulin production even before they’re born.

THE WORLD’S FIRST REUSABLE BREATH KETONE ANALYZER

NOTICE OF DISCLOSURE: Paid sponsorship
TRY THE QUEST NUTRITION LINE OF LOW-CARB PRODUCTS

NOTICE OF DISCLOSURE: Paid sponsorship
LINKS MENTIONED IN EPISODE 962
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Get the 2015 Ketonix breath ketone analyzer from Ketonix.com
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Try the many flavors of products from Quest Nutrition
Lily Nichols bio
Real Food for Gestational Diabetes: An Effective Alternative to the Conventional Nutrition Approach
The Pilates Nutritionist
RealFoodForGD.com
Lily on Facebook
Lily on Twitter
– RELATED PODCAST: Low-Carb Conversations #146: Dr. Jen Landa And Lily Nichols Explain Why Diabetics Tend To Earn Less Money

945: Dr. Jason Fung Exposes Two Big Lies And How To Reverse Type 2 Diabetes

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Ontario, Canada-based nephrologist, weight loss, and diabetes health expert Dr. Jason Fung is our guest today in Episode 945 of “The Livin’ La Vida Low-Carb Show.”

LISTEN AND DOWNLOAD AT ITUNES

Play

We have a serious problem with the way we look at and treat people with Type 2 diabetes around the world. This is of great concern to a nephrologist and nutritional health practitioner with a focus on diabetes named Dr. Jason Fung. He’s from Intensive Dietary Management in Scarborough, Ontario where patients are put through various protocols to help them control their disease naturally and without the knee-jerk need for medications. Dr. Fung has shared some very enlightening video lectures on YouTube (see below) where he makes the case that you can reverse diabetes through nutritional protocols to get to the root of the insulin resistance that causes it. He’s a big believer that it’s not about controlling blood sugar, but rather insulin levels.

WATCH DR. JASON FUNG’S YOUTUBE LECTURES

How to Reverse Type 2 Diabetes Naturally


The Two Big Lies of Type 2 Diabetes

Listen in as Jimmy and Dr. Fung share why he decided to study nephrology, how he noticed Type 2 diabetes and kidney disease went hand in hand, why the positive low-carb research was shocking to him (because it showed just the opposite of what everyone thought), why you have to treat patients with kidney disease ten years before the disease manifests to reverse the diabetes, why saying that diabetes can be reversed or cured makes you look like a quack, the absurdity of going back to your old diet again after fixing the underlying insulin resistance, why all the focus of controlling Type 2 diabetes being placed on weight loss is wrong, we shouldn’t treat high blood sugars (the symptom) but rather the insulin resistance (the cause), why giving more insulin in diabetics is like giving alcoholics more alcohol, why treating Type 1 and Type 2 diabetes with the same treatment is misguided, the two big lies being told to people with Type 2 diabetes, the doctors who support the American Diabetes Association can’t face the cognitive dissonance that they’re wrong, why he can get half of his patients completely off insulin for good, why the low-carb message isn’t embraced more with so many patients doing well on it, and his upcoming video series on intermittent fasting. Don’t miss this compelling conversation!

TRY THE QUEST NUTRITION LINE OF LOW-CARB PRODUCTS

NOTICE OF DISCLOSURE: http://cmp.ly/3
WANNA ADD MORE FAT TO YOUR DIET? TRY GHEE!

NOTICE OF DISCLOSURE: Paid sponsorship
LINKS MENTIONED IN EPISODE 945
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Try the many flavors of products from Quest Nutrition
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Try the 10 varieties of Pure Indian Foods Grass-fed Ghee Products
Dr. Fung on Twitter
IntensiveDietaryManagement.com
Dr. Fung on YouTube
Dr. Fung on Facebook

938: Franziska Spritzler Promotes A Whole Food Low-Carb Approach To Health & Beauty

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Registered dietitian, low-carb blogger, and author Franziska Spritzler is our guest today in Episode 938 of “The Livin’ La Vida Low-Carb Show.”

LISTEN AND DOWNLOAD AT ITUNES

Play

Although the low-carb message has been out there for more than a century, the interpretation of what that looks like on a meal plate and the purpose for eating this way is still one of hot debate today. Unfortunately, many modern-day low-carb dieters make the mistake of including suspicious food items (grains, sugars, fake sweeteners) that wouldn’t be recognized by people in the original low-carb diet days of William Banting while putting all the emphasis of restricting carbohydrates on losing weight. That’s why it’s great to have people like registered dietitian Franziska Spritzler from the “Low Carb Dietitian” blog articulating the use of a real, whole foods-based low-carb lifestyle for the purposes of improving health and beauty. It’s such a different take on the standard use of a low-carb diet that Franziska has put it all together in a brand new book about it entitled The Low Carb Dietitian’s Guide to Health and Beauty: How a Whole-Foods, Low-Carbohydrate Lifestyle Can Help You Look and Feel Better Than Ever.

Listen in as Jimmy and Franziska share about the whole lifestyle that improves health and looks (not just about weight loss), why a whole foods-based diet is critical to making a low-carb diet work well, how saying you can’t eat higher quality food is an invalid excuse, why the Atkins products and other “low-carb” products may not be great for you, who she was trying to reach with the “beauty” part of her book title, why she is proud to be 48 and still look so young, how the Paleo and real food movement have played a major role in shifting low-carb dieters, the concerns about ketosis from dietitians and health professionals, the persistence at promoting whole grains as healthy, how people rationalize eating grains over fat and protein, the illustration of the amount of sugar in the blood vs. the ADA’s idea of healthy amounts of carbohydrates for diabetics to consume, why even whole foods promoted by the Paleo community can be problematic for people with insulin resistance, how people can determine whether a low-carb diet is right for them, why including more salt and fat in your diet is necessary on a low-carb diet, how a low-carb diet can provide benefits even without being ketogenic, the various options that are available for people wanting to eat low-carb, helping people recognize where they are in their carb tolerance, why she still put the calories and nutritional data in her recipes (for those people who obsess over those things), why the sugar substitute issue is still debated, her recommendations to have some of these in small amounts (but not the sugar alcohols like maltitol found in many sugar-free chocolates), how reducing your taste for sweet down will help your health, why she falls down on the side of net carbs vs. total carbohydrates, the importance of getting an adequate fiber intake, how the rest of the world lists fiber separately from total carbohydrates on the nutrition labels, and the ton of recipes she provided in her book.

GRAIN-FREE REAL FOOD-BASED LOW-CARB SNACKS

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LINKS MENTIONED IN EPISODE 938
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Check out Katie’s Keep It Real Food Co. grain-free, low-carb snacks
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Get a FREE sample of the UCAN Superstarch
Franziska Spritzler bio
The Low Carb Dietitian’s Guide to Health and Beauty: How a Whole-Foods, Low-Carbohydrate Lifestyle Can Help You Look and Feel Better Than Ever
LowCarbDietitian.com
Franziska on Facebook
Franziska on Twitter
– RELATED PODCAST: The LLVLC Show #892: Franziska Spritzler At The August 2014 Low-Carb Down Under Seminar Series
– RELATED PODCAST: The LLVLC Show #853: Franziska Spritzler – KETO CLARITY Expert Interview
– RELATED PODCAST: Low-Carb Conversations #28: Wendy McCullough And Franziska Spritzler Discuss Denmark’s New Fat Tax, GMO Labeling

937: Dr. Brian Mowll Hosts The Diabetes World Summit March 23-30, 2015

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Certified diabetes educator, board-certified chiropractic physician, and IFM certified in functional medicine Dr. Brian Mowll is our guest today in Episode 937 of “The Livin’ La Vida Low-Carb Show.”

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Every seven seconds somebody dies from the complications associated with diabetes. But a Wilmington, Delaware-based diabetes educator, chiropractor, and functional medicine practitioner named Dr. Brian Mowll says this need not be the case when there are some simple diet and lifestyle changes that can help reverse this trend. That’s why he is hosting a very special FREE online event beginning today, March 23, 2015 through Sunday, March 30, 2015 called The Diabetes World Summit featuring 41 amazing experts in the world of health, including your favorite Paleo and low-carb health superstars like Dr. Sarah Ballantyne, Dietitian Cassie, Mark Sisson, Dr. Josh Axe, Dr. Jason Fung, Dr. Tom O’Bryan, Dr. Amy Myers, Dr. Richard Feinman, Franziska Spritzler, Dr. Caryn Zinn, Dr. Richard Bernstein, Diane Sanfilippo, Dr. Sara Gottfried, Dr. David Perlmutter and many others–including our host, Jimmy Moore. This is such an exciting event that Jimmy decided to turn the tables on Dr. Mowll to interview him in a special simulcast interview that airs on “The Livin’ La Vida Low-Carb Show” and during The Diabetes Summit today. Register for FREE here or you can purchase the entire Diabetes World Summit right away.

Listen in as Jimmy and Dr. Mowll share his interest in health and fitness, why he’s so passionate about sharing with the world the real answers to Type 2 diabetes, how people make a choice to change once they get diagnosed with diabetes, the way lifestyle can play a positive role in managing diabetes, how we’ve set ourselves up with the “perfect storm” for diabetes and metabolic disease, the many issues involved in the development of diabetes beyond nutrition, why the standard of care recommendations for treating diabetes are ridiculous, how the diabetes diet is so close (but so far) to being right, how diabetes medications are mostly used to suppress the blood sugar response of consuming a poor diet, why fat is not the issue in diabetes that conventional diabetes educators claim, the absurdity of the so-called “low-carb” diabetes diet studies, why he chooses to use the phrase “reversing diabetes” in his summit referring to Type 2 diabetes, how Type 1 diabetes cannot be cured but rather improved, bariatric surgery and restricted diets have both been shown to reverse Type 2 diabetes, how the improvements in Type 2 diabetes happen on a ketogenic diet, how losing visceral fat is a big part of dealing with diabetes, how just one night of sleep deprivation can make you insulin resistance, the stress component in blood sugar regulation, the many factors about why blood sugar can be raised despite very low-carb intake, how plants and organ meats are great sources of vitamins and phytonutrients, the most memorable things he learned interviewing all these experts during The Diabetes Summit, and why too much insulin (even in Type 1 diabetics) can be problematic.

DON’T MISS THIS EVENT: Register for The Diabetes World Summit!

TRY THE QUEST NUTRITION LINE OF LOW-CARB PRODUCTS

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LINKS MENTIONED IN EPISODE 937
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Try the many flavors of products from Quest Nutrition
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Get Dave Asprey’s Brain Octane Fuel (USE COUPON CODE “LLVLC3″ FOR 10% OFF THROUGH 3-31-15)
Dr. Brian Mowll bio
Register for Dr. Mowll’s FREE Diabetes World Summit March 23-30, 2015
Order the full Diabetes World Summit to own

928: Katie Coleman Keeps The Focus On Real Food For Her Type 1 Diabetes

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Type 1 diabetic and grain-free, ketogenic business owner Katie Coleman is our guest today in Episode 928 of “The Livin’ La Vida Low-Carb Show.”

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Play

Most people who are diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes at an early age believe this is a death sentence with no hope for managing this much rarer, autoimmune form of the disease. But for Katie Coleman, that’s exactly what she faced at the tender of 11 years old when for the first time in her life she was forced to realize the true impact that food had on her body. In the years that followed, Katie went through a journey of searching for how to best deal with and control this disease she didn’t ask for doing all of the things she was told was healthy for a Type 1 diabetic to do. In fact, she was so committed to promoting “healthy whole grains” for diabetics that she founded a company called Grain Expectations in 2008 where her eyes were opened to the negative impact these had on her blood sugar and energy levels. Through this self-discovery and learning about the downside of consuming grains (especially for someone with diabetes), Katie switched over to a grain-free, ketogenic lifestyle and started a new business called The Keep It Real Food Company.

Listen in to hear Jimmy and Katie talk about what it was like for her growing up with Type 1 diabetes, the treatment and dietary options presented to her at the time, her revelation of learning the glycemic index of foods on her body, her lifelong love of baking, why she initially embraced whole grains and low-sugar approach, the decision to start a grain-based food company, how she came to the realization that grains weren’t so healthy for her, the eyeopening turning point experience she had providing food for the American Diabetes Association Walk For The Cure, her shift to grain-free and creating a company providing grain-free options for diabetics and people eating healthy, her own personal shift to more of a low-carb, ketogenic lifestyle, the godsend her insulin pump and continuous glucose monitoring device have been, and her continuing education on how to best treat her Type 1 diabetes. Whether you have Type 1 diabetes or not, Katie’s story will resonate with you as you see the progression of knowledge and experience that bucks the trend of how this horrible disease is being handled by the so-called experts.

GRAIN-FREE REAL FOOD-BASED LOW-CARB SNACKS

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LINKS MENTIONED IN EPISODE 928
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Check out Katie’s Keep It Real Food Co. grain-free, low-carb snacks
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Get Dave Asprey’s Brain Octane Fuel (USE COUPON CODE “LLVLC3″ FOR 10% OFF THROUGH 3-31-15)
Katie Coleman bio
The Keep It Real Food Company
– RELATED PODCAST: Low-Carb Conversations #128: Katie Coleman And Dr. Jim Small Question Why Eggland’s Best Cutting Calories In Eggs

Category Archives: Diabetes

962: Lily Nichols Shares Why Real Food Low-Carb Is Remedy For Gestational Diabetes

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Registered Dietitian and Nutritionist, Certified Diabetes Educator, Certified LEAP Therapist, Certified Pilates Instructor, and author Lily Nichols is our guest today in Episode 962 of “The Livin’ La Vida Low-Carb Show.”

LISTEN AND DOWNLOAD AT ITUNES

Play

Gestational diabetes has become more and more commonplace in modern society with the rise in insulin resistance that manifests itself once a woman becomes pregnant. This is something that doesn’t surprise a Registered Dietitian/Nutritionist, Certified Diabetes Educator, Certified LEAP Therapist and Certified Pilates Instructor named Lily Nichols from The Pilates Nutritionist. Her nutrient-dense, whole foods low-carb approach has helped her patients dealing with this scary situation during pregnancy overcome the major issues at hand. Lily has written a new book about this subject entitled Real Food for Gestational Diabetes: An Effective Alternative to the Conventional Nutrition Approach and it’s the very first time a whole food-based, lower carb diet has been recommended for managing gestational diabetes.

Listen in as Jimmy and Lily talk about why a low-carb diet needs to come from real food, what got her interested in nutrition when she was in high school (cooking school or become a dietitian?), how Pilates has been integrated into her message, how she knew the education she was getting in dietetics was bogus, what got her interested in the subject of gestational diabetes, why most gestational diabetes patients don’t do well on the diet therapy given, why the “random number” of 175 grams of carbohydrates per day is recommended for women with gestational diabetes, how they purposely want to keep pregnant women out of ketosis, why pregnancy naturally induces a state of ketosis, how some women can spill urine ketones even eating 175 grams of carbohydrates, gestational diabetes is carbohydrate intolerance by definition, why some women are more susceptible to gestational diabetes than others, how 50-70% of patients with gestational diabetes will develop Type 2 diabetes after birth within 5-10 years, how screening for A1c in the first trimester can catch gestational diabetes, how many gestational diabetes patients go back to eating poorly again after they have their baby, the underlying insulin resistance that doesn’t go away but can be managed with lifestyle, why most doctors aren’t screening for or worried about prediabetes, the horrific low-fat, high-carb traditional gestational diabetes diet, and we’re setting up kids to have excessive insulin production even before they’re born.

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LINKS MENTIONED IN EPISODE 962
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Get the 2015 Ketonix breath ketone analyzer from Ketonix.com
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Try the many flavors of products from Quest Nutrition
Lily Nichols bio
Real Food for Gestational Diabetes: An Effective Alternative to the Conventional Nutrition Approach
The Pilates Nutritionist
RealFoodForGD.com
Lily on Facebook
Lily on Twitter
– RELATED PODCAST: Low-Carb Conversations #146: Dr. Jen Landa And Lily Nichols Explain Why Diabetics Tend To Earn Less Money

945: Dr. Jason Fung Exposes Two Big Lies And How To Reverse Type 2 Diabetes

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Ontario, Canada-based nephrologist, weight loss, and diabetes health expert Dr. Jason Fung is our guest today in Episode 945 of “The Livin’ La Vida Low-Carb Show.”

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We have a serious problem with the way we look at and treat people with Type 2 diabetes around the world. This is of great concern to a nephrologist and nutritional health practitioner with a focus on diabetes named Dr. Jason Fung. He’s from Intensive Dietary Management in Scarborough, Ontario where patients are put through various protocols to help them control their disease naturally and without the knee-jerk need for medications. Dr. Fung has shared some very enlightening video lectures on YouTube (see below) where he makes the case that you can reverse diabetes through nutritional protocols to get to the root of the insulin resistance that causes it. He’s a big believer that it’s not about controlling blood sugar, but rather insulin levels.

WATCH DR. JASON FUNG’S YOUTUBE LECTURES

How to Reverse Type 2 Diabetes Naturally


The Two Big Lies of Type 2 Diabetes

Listen in as Jimmy and Dr. Fung share why he decided to study nephrology, how he noticed Type 2 diabetes and kidney disease went hand in hand, why the positive low-carb research was shocking to him (because it showed just the opposite of what everyone thought), why you have to treat patients with kidney disease ten years before the disease manifests to reverse the diabetes, why saying that diabetes can be reversed or cured makes you look like a quack, the absurdity of going back to your old diet again after fixing the underlying insulin resistance, why all the focus of controlling Type 2 diabetes being placed on weight loss is wrong, we shouldn’t treat high blood sugars (the symptom) but rather the insulin resistance (the cause), why giving more insulin in diabetics is like giving alcoholics more alcohol, why treating Type 1 and Type 2 diabetes with the same treatment is misguided, the two big lies being told to people with Type 2 diabetes, the doctors who support the American Diabetes Association can’t face the cognitive dissonance that they’re wrong, why he can get half of his patients completely off insulin for good, why the low-carb message isn’t embraced more with so many patients doing well on it, and his upcoming video series on intermittent fasting. Don’t miss this compelling conversation!

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Dr. Fung on Twitter
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938: Franziska Spritzler Promotes A Whole Food Low-Carb Approach To Health & Beauty

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Registered dietitian, low-carb blogger, and author Franziska Spritzler is our guest today in Episode 938 of “The Livin’ La Vida Low-Carb Show.”

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Although the low-carb message has been out there for more than a century, the interpretation of what that looks like on a meal plate and the purpose for eating this way is still one of hot debate today. Unfortunately, many modern-day low-carb dieters make the mistake of including suspicious food items (grains, sugars, fake sweeteners) that wouldn’t be recognized by people in the original low-carb diet days of William Banting while putting all the emphasis of restricting carbohydrates on losing weight. That’s why it’s great to have people like registered dietitian Franziska Spritzler from the “Low Carb Dietitian” blog articulating the use of a real, whole foods-based low-carb lifestyle for the purposes of improving health and beauty. It’s such a different take on the standard use of a low-carb diet that Franziska has put it all together in a brand new book about it entitled The Low Carb Dietitian’s Guide to Health and Beauty: How a Whole-Foods, Low-Carbohydrate Lifestyle Can Help You Look and Feel Better Than Ever.

Listen in as Jimmy and Franziska share about the whole lifestyle that improves health and looks (not just about weight loss), why a whole foods-based diet is critical to making a low-carb diet work well, how saying you can’t eat higher quality food is an invalid excuse, why the Atkins products and other “low-carb” products may not be great for you, who she was trying to reach with the “beauty” part of her book title, why she is proud to be 48 and still look so young, how the Paleo and real food movement have played a major role in shifting low-carb dieters, the concerns about ketosis from dietitians and health professionals, the persistence at promoting whole grains as healthy, how people rationalize eating grains over fat and protein, the illustration of the amount of sugar in the blood vs. the ADA’s idea of healthy amounts of carbohydrates for diabetics to consume, why even whole foods promoted by the Paleo community can be problematic for people with insulin resistance, how people can determine whether a low-carb diet is right for them, why including more salt and fat in your diet is necessary on a low-carb diet, how a low-carb diet can provide benefits even without being ketogenic, the various options that are available for people wanting to eat low-carb, helping people recognize where they are in their carb tolerance, why she still put the calories and nutritional data in her recipes (for those people who obsess over those things), why the sugar substitute issue is still debated, her recommendations to have some of these in small amounts (but not the sugar alcohols like maltitol found in many sugar-free chocolates), how reducing your taste for sweet down will help your health, why she falls down on the side of net carbs vs. total carbohydrates, the importance of getting an adequate fiber intake, how the rest of the world lists fiber separately from total carbohydrates on the nutrition labels, and the ton of recipes she provided in her book.

GRAIN-FREE REAL FOOD-BASED LOW-CARB SNACKS

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LINKS MENTIONED IN EPISODE 938
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Check out Katie’s Keep It Real Food Co. grain-free, low-carb snacks
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Get a FREE sample of the UCAN Superstarch
Franziska Spritzler bio
The Low Carb Dietitian’s Guide to Health and Beauty: How a Whole-Foods, Low-Carbohydrate Lifestyle Can Help You Look and Feel Better Than Ever
LowCarbDietitian.com
Franziska on Facebook
Franziska on Twitter
– RELATED PODCAST: The LLVLC Show #892: Franziska Spritzler At The August 2014 Low-Carb Down Under Seminar Series
– RELATED PODCAST: The LLVLC Show #853: Franziska Spritzler – KETO CLARITY Expert Interview
– RELATED PODCAST: Low-Carb Conversations #28: Wendy McCullough And Franziska Spritzler Discuss Denmark’s New Fat Tax, GMO Labeling

937: Dr. Brian Mowll Hosts The Diabetes World Summit March 23-30, 2015

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Certified diabetes educator, board-certified chiropractic physician, and IFM certified in functional medicine Dr. Brian Mowll is our guest today in Episode 937 of “The Livin’ La Vida Low-Carb Show.”

LISTEN AND DOWNLOAD AT ITUNES

Play

Every seven seconds somebody dies from the complications associated with diabetes. But a Wilmington, Delaware-based diabetes educator, chiropractor, and functional medicine practitioner named Dr. Brian Mowll says this need not be the case when there are some simple diet and lifestyle changes that can help reverse this trend. That’s why he is hosting a very special FREE online event beginning today, March 23, 2015 through Sunday, March 30, 2015 called The Diabetes World Summit featuring 41 amazing experts in the world of health, including your favorite Paleo and low-carb health superstars like Dr. Sarah Ballantyne, Dietitian Cassie, Mark Sisson, Dr. Josh Axe, Dr. Jason Fung, Dr. Tom O’Bryan, Dr. Amy Myers, Dr. Richard Feinman, Franziska Spritzler, Dr. Caryn Zinn, Dr. Richard Bernstein, Diane Sanfilippo, Dr. Sara Gottfried, Dr. David Perlmutter and many others–including our host, Jimmy Moore. This is such an exciting event that Jimmy decided to turn the tables on Dr. Mowll to interview him in a special simulcast interview that airs on “The Livin’ La Vida Low-Carb Show” and during The Diabetes Summit today. Register for FREE here or you can purchase the entire Diabetes World Summit right away.

Listen in as Jimmy and Dr. Mowll share his interest in health and fitness, why he’s so passionate about sharing with the world the real answers to Type 2 diabetes, how people make a choice to change once they get diagnosed with diabetes, the way lifestyle can play a positive role in managing diabetes, how we’ve set ourselves up with the “perfect storm” for diabetes and metabolic disease, the many issues involved in the development of diabetes beyond nutrition, why the standard of care recommendations for treating diabetes are ridiculous, how the diabetes diet is so close (but so far) to being right, how diabetes medications are mostly used to suppress the blood sugar response of consuming a poor diet, why fat is not the issue in diabetes that conventional diabetes educators claim, the absurdity of the so-called “low-carb” diabetes diet studies, why he chooses to use the phrase “reversing diabetes” in his summit referring to Type 2 diabetes, how Type 1 diabetes cannot be cured but rather improved, bariatric surgery and restricted diets have both been shown to reverse Type 2 diabetes, how the improvements in Type 2 diabetes happen on a ketogenic diet, how losing visceral fat is a big part of dealing with diabetes, how just one night of sleep deprivation can make you insulin resistance, the stress component in blood sugar regulation, the many factors about why blood sugar can be raised despite very low-carb intake, how plants and organ meats are great sources of vitamins and phytonutrients, the most memorable things he learned interviewing all these experts during The Diabetes Summit, and why too much insulin (even in Type 1 diabetics) can be problematic.

DON’T MISS THIS EVENT: Register for The Diabetes World Summit!

TRY THE QUEST NUTRITION LINE OF LOW-CARB PRODUCTS

NOTICE OF DISCLOSURE: http://cmp.ly/3
GET DAVE ASPREY’S BRAIN OCTANE FUEL

USE COUPON CODE “LLVLC3″
NOTICE OF DISCLOSURE: Paid sponsorship
LINKS MENTIONED IN EPISODE 937
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Try the many flavors of products from Quest Nutrition
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Get Dave Asprey’s Brain Octane Fuel (USE COUPON CODE “LLVLC3″ FOR 10% OFF THROUGH 3-31-15)
Dr. Brian Mowll bio
Register for Dr. Mowll’s FREE Diabetes World Summit March 23-30, 2015
Order the full Diabetes World Summit to own

928: Katie Coleman Keeps The Focus On Real Food For Her Type 1 Diabetes

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Type 1 diabetic and grain-free, ketogenic business owner Katie Coleman is our guest today in Episode 928 of “The Livin’ La Vida Low-Carb Show.”

LISTEN AND DOWNLOAD AT ITUNES

Play

Most people who are diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes at an early age believe this is a death sentence with no hope for managing this much rarer, autoimmune form of the disease. But for Katie Coleman, that’s exactly what she faced at the tender of 11 years old when for the first time in her life she was forced to realize the true impact that food had on her body. In the years that followed, Katie went through a journey of searching for how to best deal with and control this disease she didn’t ask for doing all of the things she was told was healthy for a Type 1 diabetic to do. In fact, she was so committed to promoting “healthy whole grains” for diabetics that she founded a company called Grain Expectations in 2008 where her eyes were opened to the negative impact these had on her blood sugar and energy levels. Through this self-discovery and learning about the downside of consuming grains (especially for someone with diabetes), Katie switched over to a grain-free, ketogenic lifestyle and started a new business called The Keep It Real Food Company.

Listen in to hear Jimmy and Katie talk about what it was like for her growing up with Type 1 diabetes, the treatment and dietary options presented to her at the time, her revelation of learning the glycemic index of foods on her body, her lifelong love of baking, why she initially embraced whole grains and low-sugar approach, the decision to start a grain-based food company, how she came to the realization that grains weren’t so healthy for her, the eyeopening turning point experience she had providing food for the American Diabetes Association Walk For The Cure, her shift to grain-free and creating a company providing grain-free options for diabetics and people eating healthy, her own personal shift to more of a low-carb, ketogenic lifestyle, the godsend her insulin pump and continuous glucose monitoring device have been, and her continuing education on how to best treat her Type 1 diabetes. Whether you have Type 1 diabetes or not, Katie’s story will resonate with you as you see the progression of knowledge and experience that bucks the trend of how this horrible disease is being handled by the so-called experts.

GRAIN-FREE REAL FOOD-BASED LOW-CARB SNACKS

NOTICE OF DISCLOSURE: Paid sponsorship
GET DAVE ASPREY’S BRAIN OCTANE FUEL

USE COUPON CODE “LLVLC3″
NOTICE OF DISCLOSURE: Paid sponsorship
LINKS MENTIONED IN EPISODE 928
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Check out Katie’s Keep It Real Food Co. grain-free, low-carb snacks
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Get Dave Asprey’s Brain Octane Fuel (USE COUPON CODE “LLVLC3″ FOR 10% OFF THROUGH 3-31-15)
Katie Coleman bio
The Keep It Real Food Company
– RELATED PODCAST: Low-Carb Conversations #128: Katie Coleman And Dr. Jim Small Question Why Eggland’s Best Cutting Calories In Eggs

Category Archives: Diabetes

962: Lily Nichols Shares Why Real Food Low-Carb Is Remedy For Gestational Diabetes

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Registered Dietitian and Nutritionist, Certified Diabetes Educator, Certified LEAP Therapist, Certified Pilates Instructor, and author Lily Nichols is our guest today in Episode 962 of “The Livin’ La Vida Low-Carb Show.”

LISTEN AND DOWNLOAD AT ITUNES

Play

Gestational diabetes has become more and more commonplace in modern society with the rise in insulin resistance that manifests itself once a woman becomes pregnant. This is something that doesn’t surprise a Registered Dietitian/Nutritionist, Certified Diabetes Educator, Certified LEAP Therapist and Certified Pilates Instructor named Lily Nichols from The Pilates Nutritionist. Her nutrient-dense, whole foods low-carb approach has helped her patients dealing with this scary situation during pregnancy overcome the major issues at hand. Lily has written a new book about this subject entitled Real Food for Gestational Diabetes: An Effective Alternative to the Conventional Nutrition Approach and it’s the very first time a whole food-based, lower carb diet has been recommended for managing gestational diabetes.

Listen in as Jimmy and Lily talk about why a low-carb diet needs to come from real food, what got her interested in nutrition when she was in high school (cooking school or become a dietitian?), how Pilates has been integrated into her message, how she knew the education she was getting in dietetics was bogus, what got her interested in the subject of gestational diabetes, why most gestational diabetes patients don’t do well on the diet therapy given, why the “random number” of 175 grams of carbohydrates per day is recommended for women with gestational diabetes, how they purposely want to keep pregnant women out of ketosis, why pregnancy naturally induces a state of ketosis, how some women can spill urine ketones even eating 175 grams of carbohydrates, gestational diabetes is carbohydrate intolerance by definition, why some women are more susceptible to gestational diabetes than others, how 50-70% of patients with gestational diabetes will develop Type 2 diabetes after birth within 5-10 years, how screening for A1c in the first trimester can catch gestational diabetes, how many gestational diabetes patients go back to eating poorly again after they have their baby, the underlying insulin resistance that doesn’t go away but can be managed with lifestyle, why most doctors aren’t screening for or worried about prediabetes, the horrific low-fat, high-carb traditional gestational diabetes diet, and we’re setting up kids to have excessive insulin production even before they’re born.

THE WORLD’S FIRST REUSABLE BREATH KETONE ANALYZER

NOTICE OF DISCLOSURE: Paid sponsorship
TRY THE QUEST NUTRITION LINE OF LOW-CARB PRODUCTS

NOTICE OF DISCLOSURE: Paid sponsorship
LINKS MENTIONED IN EPISODE 962
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Get the 2015 Ketonix breath ketone analyzer from Ketonix.com
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Try the many flavors of products from Quest Nutrition
Lily Nichols bio
Real Food for Gestational Diabetes: An Effective Alternative to the Conventional Nutrition Approach
The Pilates Nutritionist
RealFoodForGD.com
Lily on Facebook
Lily on Twitter
– RELATED PODCAST: Low-Carb Conversations #146: Dr. Jen Landa And Lily Nichols Explain Why Diabetics Tend To Earn Less Money

945: Dr. Jason Fung Exposes Two Big Lies And How To Reverse Type 2 Diabetes

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Ontario, Canada-based nephrologist, weight loss, and diabetes health expert Dr. Jason Fung is our guest today in Episode 945 of “The Livin’ La Vida Low-Carb Show.”

LISTEN AND DOWNLOAD AT ITUNES

Play

We have a serious problem with the way we look at and treat people with Type 2 diabetes around the world. This is of great concern to a nephrologist and nutritional health practitioner with a focus on diabetes named Dr. Jason Fung. He’s from Intensive Dietary Management in Scarborough, Ontario where patients are put through various protocols to help them control their disease naturally and without the knee-jerk need for medications. Dr. Fung has shared some very enlightening video lectures on YouTube (see below) where he makes the case that you can reverse diabetes through nutritional protocols to get to the root of the insulin resistance that causes it. He’s a big believer that it’s not about controlling blood sugar, but rather insulin levels.

WATCH DR. JASON FUNG’S YOUTUBE LECTURES

How to Reverse Type 2 Diabetes Naturally


The Two Big Lies of Type 2 Diabetes

Listen in as Jimmy and Dr. Fung share why he decided to study nephrology, how he noticed Type 2 diabetes and kidney disease went hand in hand, why the positive low-carb research was shocking to him (because it showed just the opposite of what everyone thought), why you have to treat patients with kidney disease ten years before the disease manifests to reverse the diabetes, why saying that diabetes can be reversed or cured makes you look like a quack, the absurdity of going back to your old diet again after fixing the underlying insulin resistance, why all the focus of controlling Type 2 diabetes being placed on weight loss is wrong, we shouldn’t treat high blood sugars (the symptom) but rather the insulin resistance (the cause), why giving more insulin in diabetics is like giving alcoholics more alcohol, why treating Type 1 and Type 2 diabetes with the same treatment is misguided, the two big lies being told to people with Type 2 diabetes, the doctors who support the American Diabetes Association can’t face the cognitive dissonance that they’re wrong, why he can get half of his patients completely off insulin for good, why the low-carb message isn’t embraced more with so many patients doing well on it, and his upcoming video series on intermittent fasting. Don’t miss this compelling conversation!

TRY THE QUEST NUTRITION LINE OF LOW-CARB PRODUCTS

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Dr. Fung on Twitter
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938: Franziska Spritzler Promotes A Whole Food Low-Carb Approach To Health & Beauty

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Registered dietitian, low-carb blogger, and author Franziska Spritzler is our guest today in Episode 938 of “The Livin’ La Vida Low-Carb Show.”

LISTEN AND DOWNLOAD AT ITUNES

Play

Although the low-carb message has been out there for more than a century, the interpretation of what that looks like on a meal plate and the purpose for eating this way is still one of hot debate today. Unfortunately, many modern-day low-carb dieters make the mistake of including suspicious food items (grains, sugars, fake sweeteners) that wouldn’t be recognized by people in the original low-carb diet days of William Banting while putting all the emphasis of restricting carbohydrates on losing weight. That’s why it’s great to have people like registered dietitian Franziska Spritzler from the “Low Carb Dietitian” blog articulating the use of a real, whole foods-based low-carb lifestyle for the purposes of improving health and beauty. It’s such a different take on the standard use of a low-carb diet that Franziska has put it all together in a brand new book about it entitled The Low Carb Dietitian’s Guide to Health and Beauty: How a Whole-Foods, Low-Carbohydrate Lifestyle Can Help You Look and Feel Better Than Ever.

Listen in as Jimmy and Franziska share about the whole lifestyle that improves health and looks (not just about weight loss), why a whole foods-based diet is critical to making a low-carb diet work well, how saying you can’t eat higher quality food is an invalid excuse, why the Atkins products and other “low-carb” products may not be great for you, who she was trying to reach with the “beauty” part of her book title, why she is proud to be 48 and still look so young, how the Paleo and real food movement have played a major role in shifting low-carb dieters, the concerns about ketosis from dietitians and health professionals, the persistence at promoting whole grains as healthy, how people rationalize eating grains over fat and protein, the illustration of the amount of sugar in the blood vs. the ADA’s idea of healthy amounts of carbohydrates for diabetics to consume, why even whole foods promoted by the Paleo community can be problematic for people with insulin resistance, how people can determine whether a low-carb diet is right for them, why including more salt and fat in your diet is necessary on a low-carb diet, how a low-carb diet can provide benefits even without being ketogenic, the various options that are available for people wanting to eat low-carb, helping people recognize where they are in their carb tolerance, why she still put the calories and nutritional data in her recipes (for those people who obsess over those things), why the sugar substitute issue is still debated, her recommendations to have some of these in small amounts (but not the sugar alcohols like maltitol found in many sugar-free chocolates), how reducing your taste for sweet down will help your health, why she falls down on the side of net carbs vs. total carbohydrates, the importance of getting an adequate fiber intake, how the rest of the world lists fiber separately from total carbohydrates on the nutrition labels, and the ton of recipes she provided in her book.

GRAIN-FREE REAL FOOD-BASED LOW-CARB SNACKS

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LINKS MENTIONED IN EPISODE 938
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Check out Katie’s Keep It Real Food Co. grain-free, low-carb snacks
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Get a FREE sample of the UCAN Superstarch
Franziska Spritzler bio
The Low Carb Dietitian’s Guide to Health and Beauty: How a Whole-Foods, Low-Carbohydrate Lifestyle Can Help You Look and Feel Better Than Ever
LowCarbDietitian.com
Franziska on Facebook
Franziska on Twitter
– RELATED PODCAST: The LLVLC Show #892: Franziska Spritzler At The August 2014 Low-Carb Down Under Seminar Series
– RELATED PODCAST: The LLVLC Show #853: Franziska Spritzler – KETO CLARITY Expert Interview
– RELATED PODCAST: Low-Carb Conversations #28: Wendy McCullough And Franziska Spritzler Discuss Denmark’s New Fat Tax, GMO Labeling

937: Dr. Brian Mowll Hosts The Diabetes World Summit March 23-30, 2015

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Certified diabetes educator, board-certified chiropractic physician, and IFM certified in functional medicine Dr. Brian Mowll is our guest today in Episode 937 of “The Livin’ La Vida Low-Carb Show.”

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Every seven seconds somebody dies from the complications associated with diabetes. But a Wilmington, Delaware-based diabetes educator, chiropractor, and functional medicine practitioner named Dr. Brian Mowll says this need not be the case when there are some simple diet and lifestyle changes that can help reverse this trend. That’s why he is hosting a very special FREE online event beginning today, March 23, 2015 through Sunday, March 30, 2015 called The Diabetes World Summit featuring 41 amazing experts in the world of health, including your favorite Paleo and low-carb health superstars like Dr. Sarah Ballantyne, Dietitian Cassie, Mark Sisson, Dr. Josh Axe, Dr. Jason Fung, Dr. Tom O’Bryan, Dr. Amy Myers, Dr. Richard Feinman, Franziska Spritzler, Dr. Caryn Zinn, Dr. Richard Bernstein, Diane Sanfilippo, Dr. Sara Gottfried, Dr. David Perlmutter and many others–including our host, Jimmy Moore. This is such an exciting event that Jimmy decided to turn the tables on Dr. Mowll to interview him in a special simulcast interview that airs on “The Livin’ La Vida Low-Carb Show” and during The Diabetes Summit today. Register for FREE here or you can purchase the entire Diabetes World Summit right away.

Listen in as Jimmy and Dr. Mowll share his interest in health and fitness, why he’s so passionate about sharing with the world the real answers to Type 2 diabetes, how people make a choice to change once they get diagnosed with diabetes, the way lifestyle can play a positive role in managing diabetes, how we’ve set ourselves up with the “perfect storm” for diabetes and metabolic disease, the many issues involved in the development of diabetes beyond nutrition, why the standard of care recommendations for treating diabetes are ridiculous, how the diabetes diet is so close (but so far) to being right, how diabetes medications are mostly used to suppress the blood sugar response of consuming a poor diet, why fat is not the issue in diabetes that conventional diabetes educators claim, the absurdity of the so-called “low-carb” diabetes diet studies, why he chooses to use the phrase “reversing diabetes” in his summit referring to Type 2 diabetes, how Type 1 diabetes cannot be cured but rather improved, bariatric surgery and restricted diets have both been shown to reverse Type 2 diabetes, how the improvements in Type 2 diabetes happen on a ketogenic diet, how losing visceral fat is a big part of dealing with diabetes, how just one night of sleep deprivation can make you insulin resistance, the stress component in blood sugar regulation, the many factors about why blood sugar can be raised despite very low-carb intake, how plants and organ meats are great sources of vitamins and phytonutrients, the most memorable things he learned interviewing all these experts during The Diabetes Summit, and why too much insulin (even in Type 1 diabetics) can be problematic.

DON’T MISS THIS EVENT: Register for The Diabetes World Summit!

TRY THE QUEST NUTRITION LINE OF LOW-CARB PRODUCTS

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LINKS MENTIONED IN EPISODE 937
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Try the many flavors of products from Quest Nutrition
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Get Dave Asprey’s Brain Octane Fuel (USE COUPON CODE “LLVLC3″ FOR 10% OFF THROUGH 3-31-15)
Dr. Brian Mowll bio
Register for Dr. Mowll’s FREE Diabetes World Summit March 23-30, 2015
Order the full Diabetes World Summit to own

928: Katie Coleman Keeps The Focus On Real Food For Her Type 1 Diabetes

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Type 1 diabetic and grain-free, ketogenic business owner Katie Coleman is our guest today in Episode 928 of “The Livin’ La Vida Low-Carb Show.”

LISTEN AND DOWNLOAD AT ITUNES

Play

Most people who are diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes at an early age believe this is a death sentence with no hope for managing this much rarer, autoimmune form of the disease. But for Katie Coleman, that’s exactly what she faced at the tender of 11 years old when for the first time in her life she was forced to realize the true impact that food had on her body. In the years that followed, Katie went through a journey of searching for how to best deal with and control this disease she didn’t ask for doing all of the things she was told was healthy for a Type 1 diabetic to do. In fact, she was so committed to promoting “healthy whole grains” for diabetics that she founded a company called Grain Expectations in 2008 where her eyes were opened to the negative impact these had on her blood sugar and energy levels. Through this self-discovery and learning about the downside of consuming grains (especially for someone with diabetes), Katie switched over to a grain-free, ketogenic lifestyle and started a new business called The Keep It Real Food Company.

Listen in to hear Jimmy and Katie talk about what it was like for her growing up with Type 1 diabetes, the treatment and dietary options presented to her at the time, her revelation of learning the glycemic index of foods on her body, her lifelong love of baking, why she initially embraced whole grains and low-sugar approach, the decision to start a grain-based food company, how she came to the realization that grains weren’t so healthy for her, the eyeopening turning point experience she had providing food for the American Diabetes Association Walk For The Cure, her shift to grain-free and creating a company providing grain-free options for diabetics and people eating healthy, her own personal shift to more of a low-carb, ketogenic lifestyle, the godsend her insulin pump and continuous glucose monitoring device have been, and her continuing education on how to best treat her Type 1 diabetes. Whether you have Type 1 diabetes or not, Katie’s story will resonate with you as you see the progression of knowledge and experience that bucks the trend of how this horrible disease is being handled by the so-called experts.

GRAIN-FREE REAL FOOD-BASED LOW-CARB SNACKS

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LINKS MENTIONED IN EPISODE 928
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Check out Katie’s Keep It Real Food Co. grain-free, low-carb snacks
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Get Dave Asprey’s Brain Octane Fuel (USE COUPON CODE “LLVLC3″ FOR 10% OFF THROUGH 3-31-15)
Katie Coleman bio
The Keep It Real Food Company
– RELATED PODCAST: Low-Carb Conversations #128: Katie Coleman And Dr. Jim Small Question Why Eggland’s Best Cutting Calories In Eggs

Category Archives: Diabetes

962: Lily Nichols Shares Why Real Food Low-Carb Is Remedy For Gestational Diabetes

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Registered Dietitian and Nutritionist, Certified Diabetes Educator, Certified LEAP Therapist, Certified Pilates Instructor, and author Lily Nichols is our guest today in Episode 962 of “The Livin’ La Vida Low-Carb Show.”

LISTEN AND DOWNLOAD AT ITUNES

Play

Gestational diabetes has become more and more commonplace in modern society with the rise in insulin resistance that manifests itself once a woman becomes pregnant. This is something that doesn’t surprise a Registered Dietitian/Nutritionist, Certified Diabetes Educator, Certified LEAP Therapist and Certified Pilates Instructor named Lily Nichols from The Pilates Nutritionist. Her nutrient-dense, whole foods low-carb approach has helped her patients dealing with this scary situation during pregnancy overcome the major issues at hand. Lily has written a new book about this subject entitled Real Food for Gestational Diabetes: An Effective Alternative to the Conventional Nutrition Approach and it’s the very first time a whole food-based, lower carb diet has been recommended for managing gestational diabetes.

Listen in as Jimmy and Lily talk about why a low-carb diet needs to come from real food, what got her interested in nutrition when she was in high school (cooking school or become a dietitian?), how Pilates has been integrated into her message, how she knew the education she was getting in dietetics was bogus, what got her interested in the subject of gestational diabetes, why most gestational diabetes patients don’t do well on the diet therapy given, why the “random number” of 175 grams of carbohydrates per day is recommended for women with gestational diabetes, how they purposely want to keep pregnant women out of ketosis, why pregnancy naturally induces a state of ketosis, how some women can spill urine ketones even eating 175 grams of carbohydrates, gestational diabetes is carbohydrate intolerance by definition, why some women are more susceptible to gestational diabetes than others, how 50-70% of patients with gestational diabetes will develop Type 2 diabetes after birth within 5-10 years, how screening for A1c in the first trimester can catch gestational diabetes, how many gestational diabetes patients go back to eating poorly again after they have their baby, the underlying insulin resistance that doesn’t go away but can be managed with lifestyle, why most doctors aren’t screening for or worried about prediabetes, the horrific low-fat, high-carb traditional gestational diabetes diet, and we’re setting up kids to have excessive insulin production even before they’re born.

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LINKS MENTIONED IN EPISODE 962
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Get the 2015 Ketonix breath ketone analyzer from Ketonix.com
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Try the many flavors of products from Quest Nutrition
Lily Nichols bio
Real Food for Gestational Diabetes: An Effective Alternative to the Conventional Nutrition Approach
The Pilates Nutritionist
RealFoodForGD.com
Lily on Facebook
Lily on Twitter
– RELATED PODCAST: Low-Carb Conversations #146: Dr. Jen Landa And Lily Nichols Explain Why Diabetics Tend To Earn Less Money

945: Dr. Jason Fung Exposes Two Big Lies And How To Reverse Type 2 Diabetes

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Ontario, Canada-based nephrologist, weight loss, and diabetes health expert Dr. Jason Fung is our guest today in Episode 945 of “The Livin’ La Vida Low-Carb Show.”

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We have a serious problem with the way we look at and treat people with Type 2 diabetes around the world. This is of great concern to a nephrologist and nutritional health practitioner with a focus on diabetes named Dr. Jason Fung. He’s from Intensive Dietary Management in Scarborough, Ontario where patients are put through various protocols to help them control their disease naturally and without the knee-jerk need for medications. Dr. Fung has shared some very enlightening video lectures on YouTube (see below) where he makes the case that you can reverse diabetes through nutritional protocols to get to the root of the insulin resistance that causes it. He’s a big believer that it’s not about controlling blood sugar, but rather insulin levels.

WATCH DR. JASON FUNG’S YOUTUBE LECTURES

How to Reverse Type 2 Diabetes Naturally


The Two Big Lies of Type 2 Diabetes

Listen in as Jimmy and Dr. Fung share why he decided to study nephrology, how he noticed Type 2 diabetes and kidney disease went hand in hand, why the positive low-carb research was shocking to him (because it showed just the opposite of what everyone thought), why you have to treat patients with kidney disease ten years before the disease manifests to reverse the diabetes, why saying that diabetes can be reversed or cured makes you look like a quack, the absurdity of going back to your old diet again after fixing the underlying insulin resistance, why all the focus of controlling Type 2 diabetes being placed on weight loss is wrong, we shouldn’t treat high blood sugars (the symptom) but rather the insulin resistance (the cause), why giving more insulin in diabetics is like giving alcoholics more alcohol, why treating Type 1 and Type 2 diabetes with the same treatment is misguided, the two big lies being told to people with Type 2 diabetes, the doctors who support the American Diabetes Association can’t face the cognitive dissonance that they’re wrong, why he can get half of his patients completely off insulin for good, why the low-carb message isn’t embraced more with so many patients doing well on it, and his upcoming video series on intermittent fasting. Don’t miss this compelling conversation!

TRY THE QUEST NUTRITION LINE OF LOW-CARB PRODUCTS

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WANNA ADD MORE FAT TO YOUR DIET? TRY GHEE!

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LINKS MENTIONED IN EPISODE 945
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Try the many flavors of products from Quest Nutrition
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Try the 10 varieties of Pure Indian Foods Grass-fed Ghee Products
Dr. Fung on Twitter
IntensiveDietaryManagement.com
Dr. Fung on YouTube
Dr. Fung on Facebook

938: Franziska Spritzler Promotes A Whole Food Low-Carb Approach To Health & Beauty

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Registered dietitian, low-carb blogger, and author Franziska Spritzler is our guest today in Episode 938 of “The Livin’ La Vida Low-Carb Show.”

LISTEN AND DOWNLOAD AT ITUNES

Play

Although the low-carb message has been out there for more than a century, the interpretation of what that looks like on a meal plate and the purpose for eating this way is still one of hot debate today. Unfortunately, many modern-day low-carb dieters make the mistake of including suspicious food items (grains, sugars, fake sweeteners) that wouldn’t be recognized by people in the original low-carb diet days of William Banting while putting all the emphasis of restricting carbohydrates on losing weight. That’s why it’s great to have people like registered dietitian Franziska Spritzler from the “Low Carb Dietitian” blog articulating the use of a real, whole foods-based low-carb lifestyle for the purposes of improving health and beauty. It’s such a different take on the standard use of a low-carb diet that Franziska has put it all together in a brand new book about it entitled The Low Carb Dietitian’s Guide to Health and Beauty: How a Whole-Foods, Low-Carbohydrate Lifestyle Can Help You Look and Feel Better Than Ever.

Listen in as Jimmy and Franziska share about the whole lifestyle that improves health and looks (not just about weight loss), why a whole foods-based diet is critical to making a low-carb diet work well, how saying you can’t eat higher quality food is an invalid excuse, why the Atkins products and other “low-carb” products may not be great for you, who she was trying to reach with the “beauty” part of her book title, why she is proud to be 48 and still look so young, how the Paleo and real food movement have played a major role in shifting low-carb dieters, the concerns about ketosis from dietitians and health professionals, the persistence at promoting whole grains as healthy, how people rationalize eating grains over fat and protein, the illustration of the amount of sugar in the blood vs. the ADA’s idea of healthy amounts of carbohydrates for diabetics to consume, why even whole foods promoted by the Paleo community can be problematic for people with insulin resistance, how people can determine whether a low-carb diet is right for them, why including more salt and fat in your diet is necessary on a low-carb diet, how a low-carb diet can provide benefits even without being ketogenic, the various options that are available for people wanting to eat low-carb, helping people recognize where they are in their carb tolerance, why she still put the calories and nutritional data in her recipes (for those people who obsess over those things), why the sugar substitute issue is still debated, her recommendations to have some of these in small amounts (but not the sugar alcohols like maltitol found in many sugar-free chocolates), how reducing your taste for sweet down will help your health, why she falls down on the side of net carbs vs. total carbohydrates, the importance of getting an adequate fiber intake, how the rest of the world lists fiber separately from total carbohydrates on the nutrition labels, and the ton of recipes she provided in her book.

GRAIN-FREE REAL FOOD-BASED LOW-CARB SNACKS

NOTICE OF DISCLOSURE: Paid sponsorship
GET YOUR FREE SAMPLE OF UCAN SUPERSTARCH

NOTICE OF DISCLOSURE: Paid sponsorship
LINKS MENTIONED IN EPISODE 938
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Check out Katie’s Keep It Real Food Co. grain-free, low-carb snacks
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Get a FREE sample of the UCAN Superstarch
Franziska Spritzler bio
The Low Carb Dietitian’s Guide to Health and Beauty: How a Whole-Foods, Low-Carbohydrate Lifestyle Can Help You Look and Feel Better Than Ever
LowCarbDietitian.com
Franziska on Facebook
Franziska on Twitter
– RELATED PODCAST: The LLVLC Show #892: Franziska Spritzler At The August 2014 Low-Carb Down Under Seminar Series
– RELATED PODCAST: The LLVLC Show #853: Franziska Spritzler – KETO CLARITY Expert Interview
– RELATED PODCAST: Low-Carb Conversations #28: Wendy McCullough And Franziska Spritzler Discuss Denmark’s New Fat Tax, GMO Labeling

937: Dr. Brian Mowll Hosts The Diabetes World Summit March 23-30, 2015

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Certified diabetes educator, board-certified chiropractic physician, and IFM certified in functional medicine Dr. Brian Mowll is our guest today in Episode 937 of “The Livin’ La Vida Low-Carb Show.”

LISTEN AND DOWNLOAD AT ITUNES

Play

Every seven seconds somebody dies from the complications associated with diabetes. But a Wilmington, Delaware-based diabetes educator, chiropractor, and functional medicine practitioner named Dr. Brian Mowll says this need not be the case when there are some simple diet and lifestyle changes that can help reverse this trend. That’s why he is hosting a very special FREE online event beginning today, March 23, 2015 through Sunday, March 30, 2015 called The Diabetes World Summit featuring 41 amazing experts in the world of health, including your favorite Paleo and low-carb health superstars like Dr. Sarah Ballantyne, Dietitian Cassie, Mark Sisson, Dr. Josh Axe, Dr. Jason Fung, Dr. Tom O’Bryan, Dr. Amy Myers, Dr. Richard Feinman, Franziska Spritzler, Dr. Caryn Zinn, Dr. Richard Bernstein, Diane Sanfilippo, Dr. Sara Gottfried, Dr. David Perlmutter and many others–including our host, Jimmy Moore. This is such an exciting event that Jimmy decided to turn the tables on Dr. Mowll to interview him in a special simulcast interview that airs on “The Livin’ La Vida Low-Carb Show” and during The Diabetes Summit today. Register for FREE here or you can purchase the entire Diabetes World Summit right away.

Listen in as Jimmy and Dr. Mowll share his interest in health and fitness, why he’s so passionate about sharing with the world the real answers to Type 2 diabetes, how people make a choice to change once they get diagnosed with diabetes, the way lifestyle can play a positive role in managing diabetes, how we’ve set ourselves up with the “perfect storm” for diabetes and metabolic disease, the many issues involved in the development of diabetes beyond nutrition, why the standard of care recommendations for treating diabetes are ridiculous, how the diabetes diet is so close (but so far) to being right, how diabetes medications are mostly used to suppress the blood sugar response of consuming a poor diet, why fat is not the issue in diabetes that conventional diabetes educators claim, the absurdity of the so-called “low-carb” diabetes diet studies, why he chooses to use the phrase “reversing diabetes” in his summit referring to Type 2 diabetes, how Type 1 diabetes cannot be cured but rather improved, bariatric surgery and restricted diets have both been shown to reverse Type 2 diabetes, how the improvements in Type 2 diabetes happen on a ketogenic diet, how losing visceral fat is a big part of dealing with diabetes, how just one night of sleep deprivation can make you insulin resistance, the stress component in blood sugar regulation, the many factors about why blood sugar can be raised despite very low-carb intake, how plants and organ meats are great sources of vitamins and phytonutrients, the most memorable things he learned interviewing all these experts during The Diabetes Summit, and why too much insulin (even in Type 1 diabetics) can be problematic.

DON’T MISS THIS EVENT: Register for The Diabetes World Summit!

TRY THE QUEST NUTRITION LINE OF LOW-CARB PRODUCTS

NOTICE OF DISCLOSURE: http://cmp.ly/3
GET DAVE ASPREY’S BRAIN OCTANE FUEL

USE COUPON CODE “LLVLC3″
NOTICE OF DISCLOSURE: Paid sponsorship
LINKS MENTIONED IN EPISODE 937
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Try the many flavors of products from Quest Nutrition
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Get Dave Asprey’s Brain Octane Fuel (USE COUPON CODE “LLVLC3″ FOR 10% OFF THROUGH 3-31-15)
Dr. Brian Mowll bio
Register for Dr. Mowll’s FREE Diabetes World Summit March 23-30, 2015
Order the full Diabetes World Summit to own

928: Katie Coleman Keeps The Focus On Real Food For Her Type 1 Diabetes

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Type 1 diabetic and grain-free, ketogenic business owner Katie Coleman is our guest today in Episode 928 of “The Livin’ La Vida Low-Carb Show.”

LISTEN AND DOWNLOAD AT ITUNES

Play

Most people who are diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes at an early age believe this is a death sentence with no hope for managing this much rarer, autoimmune form of the disease. But for Katie Coleman, that’s exactly what she faced at the tender of 11 years old when for the first time in her life she was forced to realize the true impact that food had on her body. In the years that followed, Katie went through a journey of searching for how to best deal with and control this disease she didn’t ask for doing all of the things she was told was healthy for a Type 1 diabetic to do. In fact, she was so committed to promoting “healthy whole grains” for diabetics that she founded a company called Grain Expectations in 2008 where her eyes were opened to the negative impact these had on her blood sugar and energy levels. Through this self-discovery and learning about the downside of consuming grains (especially for someone with diabetes), Katie switched over to a grain-free, ketogenic lifestyle and started a new business called The Keep It Real Food Company.

Listen in to hear Jimmy and Katie talk about what it was like for her growing up with Type 1 diabetes, the treatment and dietary options presented to her at the time, her revelation of learning the glycemic index of foods on her body, her lifelong love of baking, why she initially embraced whole grains and low-sugar approach, the decision to start a grain-based food company, how she came to the realization that grains weren’t so healthy for her, the eyeopening turning point experience she had providing food for the American Diabetes Association Walk For The Cure, her shift to grain-free and creating a company providing grain-free options for diabetics and people eating healthy, her own personal shift to more of a low-carb, ketogenic lifestyle, the godsend her insulin pump and continuous glucose monitoring device have been, and her continuing education on how to best treat her Type 1 diabetes. Whether you have Type 1 diabetes or not, Katie’s story will resonate with you as you see the progression of knowledge and experience that bucks the trend of how this horrible disease is being handled by the so-called experts.

GRAIN-FREE REAL FOOD-BASED LOW-CARB SNACKS

NOTICE OF DISCLOSURE: Paid sponsorship
GET DAVE ASPREY’S BRAIN OCTANE FUEL

USE COUPON CODE “LLVLC3″
NOTICE OF DISCLOSURE: Paid sponsorship
LINKS MENTIONED IN EPISODE 928
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Check out Katie’s Keep It Real Food Co. grain-free, low-carb snacks
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Get Dave Asprey’s Brain Octane Fuel (USE COUPON CODE “LLVLC3″ FOR 10% OFF THROUGH 3-31-15)
Katie Coleman bio
The Keep It Real Food Company
– RELATED PODCAST: Low-Carb Conversations #128: Katie Coleman And Dr. Jim Small Question Why Eggland’s Best Cutting Calories In Eggs

Category Archives: Diabetes

962: Lily Nichols Shares Why Real Food Low-Carb Is Remedy For Gestational Diabetes

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Registered Dietitian and Nutritionist, Certified Diabetes Educator, Certified LEAP Therapist, Certified Pilates Instructor, and author Lily Nichols is our guest today in Episode 962 of “The Livin’ La Vida Low-Carb Show.”

LISTEN AND DOWNLOAD AT ITUNES

Play

Gestational diabetes has become more and more commonplace in modern society with the rise in insulin resistance that manifests itself once a woman becomes pregnant. This is something that doesn’t surprise a Registered Dietitian/Nutritionist, Certified Diabetes Educator, Certified LEAP Therapist and Certified Pilates Instructor named Lily Nichols from The Pilates Nutritionist. Her nutrient-dense, whole foods low-carb approach has helped her patients dealing with this scary situation during pregnancy overcome the major issues at hand. Lily has written a new book about this subject entitled Real Food for Gestational Diabetes: An Effective Alternative to the Conventional Nutrition Approach and it’s the very first time a whole food-based, lower carb diet has been recommended for managing gestational diabetes.

Listen in as Jimmy and Lily talk about why a low-carb diet needs to come from real food, what got her interested in nutrition when she was in high school (cooking school or become a dietitian?), how Pilates has been integrated into her message, how she knew the education she was getting in dietetics was bogus, what got her interested in the subject of gestational diabetes, why most gestational diabetes patients don’t do well on the diet therapy given, why the “random number” of 175 grams of carbohydrates per day is recommended for women with gestational diabetes, how they purposely want to keep pregnant women out of ketosis, why pregnancy naturally induces a state of ketosis, how some women can spill urine ketones even eating 175 grams of carbohydrates, gestational diabetes is carbohydrate intolerance by definition, why some women are more susceptible to gestational diabetes than others, how 50-70% of patients with gestational diabetes will develop Type 2 diabetes after birth within 5-10 years, how screening for A1c in the first trimester can catch gestational diabetes, how many gestational diabetes patients go back to eating poorly again after they have their baby, the underlying insulin resistance that doesn’t go away but can be managed with lifestyle, why most doctors aren’t screening for or worried about prediabetes, the horrific low-fat, high-carb traditional gestational diabetes diet, and we’re setting up kids to have excessive insulin production even before they’re born.

THE WORLD’S FIRST REUSABLE BREATH KETONE ANALYZER

NOTICE OF DISCLOSURE: Paid sponsorship
TRY THE QUEST NUTRITION LINE OF LOW-CARB PRODUCTS

NOTICE OF DISCLOSURE: Paid sponsorship
LINKS MENTIONED IN EPISODE 962
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Get the 2015 Ketonix breath ketone analyzer from Ketonix.com
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Try the many flavors of products from Quest Nutrition
Lily Nichols bio
Real Food for Gestational Diabetes: An Effective Alternative to the Conventional Nutrition Approach
The Pilates Nutritionist
RealFoodForGD.com
Lily on Facebook
Lily on Twitter
– RELATED PODCAST: Low-Carb Conversations #146: Dr. Jen Landa And Lily Nichols Explain Why Diabetics Tend To Earn Less Money

945: Dr. Jason Fung Exposes Two Big Lies And How To Reverse Type 2 Diabetes

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Ontario, Canada-based nephrologist, weight loss, and diabetes health expert Dr. Jason Fung is our guest today in Episode 945 of “The Livin’ La Vida Low-Carb Show.”

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We have a serious problem with the way we look at and treat people with Type 2 diabetes around the world. This is of great concern to a nephrologist and nutritional health practitioner with a focus on diabetes named Dr. Jason Fung. He’s from Intensive Dietary Management in Scarborough, Ontario where patients are put through various protocols to help them control their disease naturally and without the knee-jerk need for medications. Dr. Fung has shared some very enlightening video lectures on YouTube (see below) where he makes the case that you can reverse diabetes through nutritional protocols to get to the root of the insulin resistance that causes it. He’s a big believer that it’s not about controlling blood sugar, but rather insulin levels.

WATCH DR. JASON FUNG’S YOUTUBE LECTURES

How to Reverse Type 2 Diabetes Naturally


The Two Big Lies of Type 2 Diabetes

Listen in as Jimmy and Dr. Fung share why he decided to study nephrology, how he noticed Type 2 diabetes and kidney disease went hand in hand, why the positive low-carb research was shocking to him (because it showed just the opposite of what everyone thought), why you have to treat patients with kidney disease ten years before the disease manifests to reverse the diabetes, why saying that diabetes can be reversed or cured makes you look like a quack, the absurdity of going back to your old diet again after fixing the underlying insulin resistance, why all the focus of controlling Type 2 diabetes being placed on weight loss is wrong, we shouldn’t treat high blood sugars (the symptom) but rather the insulin resistance (the cause), why giving more insulin in diabetics is like giving alcoholics more alcohol, why treating Type 1 and Type 2 diabetes with the same treatment is misguided, the two big lies being told to people with Type 2 diabetes, the doctors who support the American Diabetes Association can’t face the cognitive dissonance that they’re wrong, why he can get half of his patients completely off insulin for good, why the low-carb message isn’t embraced more with so many patients doing well on it, and his upcoming video series on intermittent fasting. Don’t miss this compelling conversation!

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– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Try the many flavors of products from Quest Nutrition
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Dr. Fung on Twitter
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Dr. Fung on YouTube
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938: Franziska Spritzler Promotes A Whole Food Low-Carb Approach To Health & Beauty

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Registered dietitian, low-carb blogger, and author Franziska Spritzler is our guest today in Episode 938 of “The Livin’ La Vida Low-Carb Show.”

LISTEN AND DOWNLOAD AT ITUNES

Play

Although the low-carb message has been out there for more than a century, the interpretation of what that looks like on a meal plate and the purpose for eating this way is still one of hot debate today. Unfortunately, many modern-day low-carb dieters make the mistake of including suspicious food items (grains, sugars, fake sweeteners) that wouldn’t be recognized by people in the original low-carb diet days of William Banting while putting all the emphasis of restricting carbohydrates on losing weight. That’s why it’s great to have people like registered dietitian Franziska Spritzler from the “Low Carb Dietitian” blog articulating the use of a real, whole foods-based low-carb lifestyle for the purposes of improving health and beauty. It’s such a different take on the standard use of a low-carb diet that Franziska has put it all together in a brand new book about it entitled The Low Carb Dietitian’s Guide to Health and Beauty: How a Whole-Foods, Low-Carbohydrate Lifestyle Can Help You Look and Feel Better Than Ever.

Listen in as Jimmy and Franziska share about the whole lifestyle that improves health and looks (not just about weight loss), why a whole foods-based diet is critical to making a low-carb diet work well, how saying you can’t eat higher quality food is an invalid excuse, why the Atkins products and other “low-carb” products may not be great for you, who she was trying to reach with the “beauty” part of her book title, why she is proud to be 48 and still look so young, how the Paleo and real food movement have played a major role in shifting low-carb dieters, the concerns about ketosis from dietitians and health professionals, the persistence at promoting whole grains as healthy, how people rationalize eating grains over fat and protein, the illustration of the amount of sugar in the blood vs. the ADA’s idea of healthy amounts of carbohydrates for diabetics to consume, why even whole foods promoted by the Paleo community can be problematic for people with insulin resistance, how people can determine whether a low-carb diet is right for them, why including more salt and fat in your diet is necessary on a low-carb diet, how a low-carb diet can provide benefits even without being ketogenic, the various options that are available for people wanting to eat low-carb, helping people recognize where they are in their carb tolerance, why she still put the calories and nutritional data in her recipes (for those people who obsess over those things), why the sugar substitute issue is still debated, her recommendations to have some of these in small amounts (but not the sugar alcohols like maltitol found in many sugar-free chocolates), how reducing your taste for sweet down will help your health, why she falls down on the side of net carbs vs. total carbohydrates, the importance of getting an adequate fiber intake, how the rest of the world lists fiber separately from total carbohydrates on the nutrition labels, and the ton of recipes she provided in her book.

GRAIN-FREE REAL FOOD-BASED LOW-CARB SNACKS

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LINKS MENTIONED IN EPISODE 938
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Check out Katie’s Keep It Real Food Co. grain-free, low-carb snacks
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Get a FREE sample of the UCAN Superstarch
Franziska Spritzler bio
The Low Carb Dietitian’s Guide to Health and Beauty: How a Whole-Foods, Low-Carbohydrate Lifestyle Can Help You Look and Feel Better Than Ever
LowCarbDietitian.com
Franziska on Facebook
Franziska on Twitter
– RELATED PODCAST: The LLVLC Show #892: Franziska Spritzler At The August 2014 Low-Carb Down Under Seminar Series
– RELATED PODCAST: The LLVLC Show #853: Franziska Spritzler – KETO CLARITY Expert Interview
– RELATED PODCAST: Low-Carb Conversations #28: Wendy McCullough And Franziska Spritzler Discuss Denmark’s New Fat Tax, GMO Labeling

937: Dr. Brian Mowll Hosts The Diabetes World Summit March 23-30, 2015

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Certified diabetes educator, board-certified chiropractic physician, and IFM certified in functional medicine Dr. Brian Mowll is our guest today in Episode 937 of “The Livin’ La Vida Low-Carb Show.”

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Play

Every seven seconds somebody dies from the complications associated with diabetes. But a Wilmington, Delaware-based diabetes educator, chiropractor, and functional medicine practitioner named Dr. Brian Mowll says this need not be the case when there are some simple diet and lifestyle changes that can help reverse this trend. That’s why he is hosting a very special FREE online event beginning today, March 23, 2015 through Sunday, March 30, 2015 called The Diabetes World Summit featuring 41 amazing experts in the world of health, including your favorite Paleo and low-carb health superstars like Dr. Sarah Ballantyne, Dietitian Cassie, Mark Sisson, Dr. Josh Axe, Dr. Jason Fung, Dr. Tom O’Bryan, Dr. Amy Myers, Dr. Richard Feinman, Franziska Spritzler, Dr. Caryn Zinn, Dr. Richard Bernstein, Diane Sanfilippo, Dr. Sara Gottfried, Dr. David Perlmutter and many others–including our host, Jimmy Moore. This is such an exciting event that Jimmy decided to turn the tables on Dr. Mowll to interview him in a special simulcast interview that airs on “The Livin’ La Vida Low-Carb Show” and during The Diabetes Summit today. Register for FREE here or you can purchase the entire Diabetes World Summit right away.

Listen in as Jimmy and Dr. Mowll share his interest in health and fitness, why he’s so passionate about sharing with the world the real answers to Type 2 diabetes, how people make a choice to change once they get diagnosed with diabetes, the way lifestyle can play a positive role in managing diabetes, how we’ve set ourselves up with the “perfect storm” for diabetes and metabolic disease, the many issues involved in the development of diabetes beyond nutrition, why the standard of care recommendations for treating diabetes are ridiculous, how the diabetes diet is so close (but so far) to being right, how diabetes medications are mostly used to suppress the blood sugar response of consuming a poor diet, why fat is not the issue in diabetes that conventional diabetes educators claim, the absurdity of the so-called “low-carb” diabetes diet studies, why he chooses to use the phrase “reversing diabetes” in his summit referring to Type 2 diabetes, how Type 1 diabetes cannot be cured but rather improved, bariatric surgery and restricted diets have both been shown to reverse Type 2 diabetes, how the improvements in Type 2 diabetes happen on a ketogenic diet, how losing visceral fat is a big part of dealing with diabetes, how just one night of sleep deprivation can make you insulin resistance, the stress component in blood sugar regulation, the many factors about why blood sugar can be raised despite very low-carb intake, how plants and organ meats are great sources of vitamins and phytonutrients, the most memorable things he learned interviewing all these experts during The Diabetes Summit, and why too much insulin (even in Type 1 diabetics) can be problematic.

DON’T MISS THIS EVENT: Register for The Diabetes World Summit!

TRY THE QUEST NUTRITION LINE OF LOW-CARB PRODUCTS

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LINKS MENTIONED IN EPISODE 937
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Try the many flavors of products from Quest Nutrition
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Get Dave Asprey’s Brain Octane Fuel (USE COUPON CODE “LLVLC3″ FOR 10% OFF THROUGH 3-31-15)
Dr. Brian Mowll bio
Register for Dr. Mowll’s FREE Diabetes World Summit March 23-30, 2015
Order the full Diabetes World Summit to own

928: Katie Coleman Keeps The Focus On Real Food For Her Type 1 Diabetes

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Type 1 diabetic and grain-free, ketogenic business owner Katie Coleman is our guest today in Episode 928 of “The Livin’ La Vida Low-Carb Show.”

LISTEN AND DOWNLOAD AT ITUNES

Play

Most people who are diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes at an early age believe this is a death sentence with no hope for managing this much rarer, autoimmune form of the disease. But for Katie Coleman, that’s exactly what she faced at the tender of 11 years old when for the first time in her life she was forced to realize the true impact that food had on her body. In the years that followed, Katie went through a journey of searching for how to best deal with and control this disease she didn’t ask for doing all of the things she was told was healthy for a Type 1 diabetic to do. In fact, she was so committed to promoting “healthy whole grains” for diabetics that she founded a company called Grain Expectations in 2008 where her eyes were opened to the negative impact these had on her blood sugar and energy levels. Through this self-discovery and learning about the downside of consuming grains (especially for someone with diabetes), Katie switched over to a grain-free, ketogenic lifestyle and started a new business called The Keep It Real Food Company.

Listen in to hear Jimmy and Katie talk about what it was like for her growing up with Type 1 diabetes, the treatment and dietary options presented to her at the time, her revelation of learning the glycemic index of foods on her body, her lifelong love of baking, why she initially embraced whole grains and low-sugar approach, the decision to start a grain-based food company, how she came to the realization that grains weren’t so healthy for her, the eyeopening turning point experience she had providing food for the American Diabetes Association Walk For The Cure, her shift to grain-free and creating a company providing grain-free options for diabetics and people eating healthy, her own personal shift to more of a low-carb, ketogenic lifestyle, the godsend her insulin pump and continuous glucose monitoring device have been, and her continuing education on how to best treat her Type 1 diabetes. Whether you have Type 1 diabetes or not, Katie’s story will resonate with you as you see the progression of knowledge and experience that bucks the trend of how this horrible disease is being handled by the so-called experts.

GRAIN-FREE REAL FOOD-BASED LOW-CARB SNACKS

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LINKS MENTIONED IN EPISODE 928
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Check out Katie’s Keep It Real Food Co. grain-free, low-carb snacks
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Get Dave Asprey’s Brain Octane Fuel (USE COUPON CODE “LLVLC3″ FOR 10% OFF THROUGH 3-31-15)
Katie Coleman bio
The Keep It Real Food Company
– RELATED PODCAST: Low-Carb Conversations #128: Katie Coleman And Dr. Jim Small Question Why Eggland’s Best Cutting Calories In Eggs

Category Archives: Diabetes

962: Lily Nichols Shares Why Real Food Low-Carb Is Remedy For Gestational Diabetes

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Registered Dietitian and Nutritionist, Certified Diabetes Educator, Certified LEAP Therapist, Certified Pilates Instructor, and author Lily Nichols is our guest today in Episode 962 of “The Livin’ La Vida Low-Carb Show.”

LISTEN AND DOWNLOAD AT ITUNES

Play

Gestational diabetes has become more and more commonplace in modern society with the rise in insulin resistance that manifests itself once a woman becomes pregnant. This is something that doesn’t surprise a Registered Dietitian/Nutritionist, Certified Diabetes Educator, Certified LEAP Therapist and Certified Pilates Instructor named Lily Nichols from The Pilates Nutritionist. Her nutrient-dense, whole foods low-carb approach has helped her patients dealing with this scary situation during pregnancy overcome the major issues at hand. Lily has written a new book about this subject entitled Real Food for Gestational Diabetes: An Effective Alternative to the Conventional Nutrition Approach and it’s the very first time a whole food-based, lower carb diet has been recommended for managing gestational diabetes.

Listen in as Jimmy and Lily talk about why a low-carb diet needs to come from real food, what got her interested in nutrition when she was in high school (cooking school or become a dietitian?), how Pilates has been integrated into her message, how she knew the education she was getting in dietetics was bogus, what got her interested in the subject of gestational diabetes, why most gestational diabetes patients don’t do well on the diet therapy given, why the “random number” of 175 grams of carbohydrates per day is recommended for women with gestational diabetes, how they purposely want to keep pregnant women out of ketosis, why pregnancy naturally induces a state of ketosis, how some women can spill urine ketones even eating 175 grams of carbohydrates, gestational diabetes is carbohydrate intolerance by definition, why some women are more susceptible to gestational diabetes than others, how 50-70% of patients with gestational diabetes will develop Type 2 diabetes after birth within 5-10 years, how screening for A1c in the first trimester can catch gestational diabetes, how many gestational diabetes patients go back to eating poorly again after they have their baby, the underlying insulin resistance that doesn’t go away but can be managed with lifestyle, why most doctors aren’t screening for or worried about prediabetes, the horrific low-fat, high-carb traditional gestational diabetes diet, and we’re setting up kids to have excessive insulin production even before they’re born.

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– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Get the 2015 Ketonix breath ketone analyzer from Ketonix.com
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Try the many flavors of products from Quest Nutrition
Lily Nichols bio
Real Food for Gestational Diabetes: An Effective Alternative to the Conventional Nutrition Approach
The Pilates Nutritionist
RealFoodForGD.com
Lily on Facebook
Lily on Twitter
– RELATED PODCAST: Low-Carb Conversations #146: Dr. Jen Landa And Lily Nichols Explain Why Diabetics Tend To Earn Less Money

945: Dr. Jason Fung Exposes Two Big Lies And How To Reverse Type 2 Diabetes

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Ontario, Canada-based nephrologist, weight loss, and diabetes health expert Dr. Jason Fung is our guest today in Episode 945 of “The Livin’ La Vida Low-Carb Show.”

LISTEN AND DOWNLOAD AT ITUNES

Play

We have a serious problem with the way we look at and treat people with Type 2 diabetes around the world. This is of great concern to a nephrologist and nutritional health practitioner with a focus on diabetes named Dr. Jason Fung. He’s from Intensive Dietary Management in Scarborough, Ontario where patients are put through various protocols to help them control their disease naturally and without the knee-jerk need for medications. Dr. Fung has shared some very enlightening video lectures on YouTube (see below) where he makes the case that you can reverse diabetes through nutritional protocols to get to the root of the insulin resistance that causes it. He’s a big believer that it’s not about controlling blood sugar, but rather insulin levels.

WATCH DR. JASON FUNG’S YOUTUBE LECTURES

How to Reverse Type 2 Diabetes Naturally


The Two Big Lies of Type 2 Diabetes

Listen in as Jimmy and Dr. Fung share why he decided to study nephrology, how he noticed Type 2 diabetes and kidney disease went hand in hand, why the positive low-carb research was shocking to him (because it showed just the opposite of what everyone thought), why you have to treat patients with kidney disease ten years before the disease manifests to reverse the diabetes, why saying that diabetes can be reversed or cured makes you look like a quack, the absurdity of going back to your old diet again after fixing the underlying insulin resistance, why all the focus of controlling Type 2 diabetes being placed on weight loss is wrong, we shouldn’t treat high blood sugars (the symptom) but rather the insulin resistance (the cause), why giving more insulin in diabetics is like giving alcoholics more alcohol, why treating Type 1 and Type 2 diabetes with the same treatment is misguided, the two big lies being told to people with Type 2 diabetes, the doctors who support the American Diabetes Association can’t face the cognitive dissonance that they’re wrong, why he can get half of his patients completely off insulin for good, why the low-carb message isn’t embraced more with so many patients doing well on it, and his upcoming video series on intermittent fasting. Don’t miss this compelling conversation!

TRY THE QUEST NUTRITION LINE OF LOW-CARB PRODUCTS

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WANNA ADD MORE FAT TO YOUR DIET? TRY GHEE!

NOTICE OF DISCLOSURE: Paid sponsorship
LINKS MENTIONED IN EPISODE 945
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Try the many flavors of products from Quest Nutrition
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Try the 10 varieties of Pure Indian Foods Grass-fed Ghee Products
Dr. Fung on Twitter
IntensiveDietaryManagement.com
Dr. Fung on YouTube
Dr. Fung on Facebook

938: Franziska Spritzler Promotes A Whole Food Low-Carb Approach To Health & Beauty

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Registered dietitian, low-carb blogger, and author Franziska Spritzler is our guest today in Episode 938 of “The Livin’ La Vida Low-Carb Show.”

LISTEN AND DOWNLOAD AT ITUNES

Play

Although the low-carb message has been out there for more than a century, the interpretation of what that looks like on a meal plate and the purpose for eating this way is still one of hot debate today. Unfortunately, many modern-day low-carb dieters make the mistake of including suspicious food items (grains, sugars, fake sweeteners) that wouldn’t be recognized by people in the original low-carb diet days of William Banting while putting all the emphasis of restricting carbohydrates on losing weight. That’s why it’s great to have people like registered dietitian Franziska Spritzler from the “Low Carb Dietitian” blog articulating the use of a real, whole foods-based low-carb lifestyle for the purposes of improving health and beauty. It’s such a different take on the standard use of a low-carb diet that Franziska has put it all together in a brand new book about it entitled The Low Carb Dietitian’s Guide to Health and Beauty: How a Whole-Foods, Low-Carbohydrate Lifestyle Can Help You Look and Feel Better Than Ever.

Listen in as Jimmy and Franziska share about the whole lifestyle that improves health and looks (not just about weight loss), why a whole foods-based diet is critical to making a low-carb diet work well, how saying you can’t eat higher quality food is an invalid excuse, why the Atkins products and other “low-carb” products may not be great for you, who she was trying to reach with the “beauty” part of her book title, why she is proud to be 48 and still look so young, how the Paleo and real food movement have played a major role in shifting low-carb dieters, the concerns about ketosis from dietitians and health professionals, the persistence at promoting whole grains as healthy, how people rationalize eating grains over fat and protein, the illustration of the amount of sugar in the blood vs. the ADA’s idea of healthy amounts of carbohydrates for diabetics to consume, why even whole foods promoted by the Paleo community can be problematic for people with insulin resistance, how people can determine whether a low-carb diet is right for them, why including more salt and fat in your diet is necessary on a low-carb diet, how a low-carb diet can provide benefits even without being ketogenic, the various options that are available for people wanting to eat low-carb, helping people recognize where they are in their carb tolerance, why she still put the calories and nutritional data in her recipes (for those people who obsess over those things), why the sugar substitute issue is still debated, her recommendations to have some of these in small amounts (but not the sugar alcohols like maltitol found in many sugar-free chocolates), how reducing your taste for sweet down will help your health, why she falls down on the side of net carbs vs. total carbohydrates, the importance of getting an adequate fiber intake, how the rest of the world lists fiber separately from total carbohydrates on the nutrition labels, and the ton of recipes she provided in her book.

GRAIN-FREE REAL FOOD-BASED LOW-CARB SNACKS

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GET YOUR FREE SAMPLE OF UCAN SUPERSTARCH

NOTICE OF DISCLOSURE: Paid sponsorship
LINKS MENTIONED IN EPISODE 938
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Check out Katie’s Keep It Real Food Co. grain-free, low-carb snacks
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Get a FREE sample of the UCAN Superstarch
Franziska Spritzler bio
The Low Carb Dietitian’s Guide to Health and Beauty: How a Whole-Foods, Low-Carbohydrate Lifestyle Can Help You Look and Feel Better Than Ever
LowCarbDietitian.com
Franziska on Facebook
Franziska on Twitter
– RELATED PODCAST: The LLVLC Show #892: Franziska Spritzler At The August 2014 Low-Carb Down Under Seminar Series
– RELATED PODCAST: The LLVLC Show #853: Franziska Spritzler – KETO CLARITY Expert Interview
– RELATED PODCAST: Low-Carb Conversations #28: Wendy McCullough And Franziska Spritzler Discuss Denmark’s New Fat Tax, GMO Labeling

937: Dr. Brian Mowll Hosts The Diabetes World Summit March 23-30, 2015

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Certified diabetes educator, board-certified chiropractic physician, and IFM certified in functional medicine Dr. Brian Mowll is our guest today in Episode 937 of “The Livin’ La Vida Low-Carb Show.”

LISTEN AND DOWNLOAD AT ITUNES

Play

Every seven seconds somebody dies from the complications associated with diabetes. But a Wilmington, Delaware-based diabetes educator, chiropractor, and functional medicine practitioner named Dr. Brian Mowll says this need not be the case when there are some simple diet and lifestyle changes that can help reverse this trend. That’s why he is hosting a very special FREE online event beginning today, March 23, 2015 through Sunday, March 30, 2015 called The Diabetes World Summit featuring 41 amazing experts in the world of health, including your favorite Paleo and low-carb health superstars like Dr. Sarah Ballantyne, Dietitian Cassie, Mark Sisson, Dr. Josh Axe, Dr. Jason Fung, Dr. Tom O’Bryan, Dr. Amy Myers, Dr. Richard Feinman, Franziska Spritzler, Dr. Caryn Zinn, Dr. Richard Bernstein, Diane Sanfilippo, Dr. Sara Gottfried, Dr. David Perlmutter and many others–including our host, Jimmy Moore. This is such an exciting event that Jimmy decided to turn the tables on Dr. Mowll to interview him in a special simulcast interview that airs on “The Livin’ La Vida Low-Carb Show” and during The Diabetes Summit today. Register for FREE here or you can purchase the entire Diabetes World Summit right away.

Listen in as Jimmy and Dr. Mowll share his interest in health and fitness, why he’s so passionate about sharing with the world the real answers to Type 2 diabetes, how people make a choice to change once they get diagnosed with diabetes, the way lifestyle can play a positive role in managing diabetes, how we’ve set ourselves up with the “perfect storm” for diabetes and metabolic disease, the many issues involved in the development of diabetes beyond nutrition, why the standard of care recommendations for treating diabetes are ridiculous, how the diabetes diet is so close (but so far) to being right, how diabetes medications are mostly used to suppress the blood sugar response of consuming a poor diet, why fat is not the issue in diabetes that conventional diabetes educators claim, the absurdity of the so-called “low-carb” diabetes diet studies, why he chooses to use the phrase “reversing diabetes” in his summit referring to Type 2 diabetes, how Type 1 diabetes cannot be cured but rather improved, bariatric surgery and restricted diets have both been shown to reverse Type 2 diabetes, how the improvements in Type 2 diabetes happen on a ketogenic diet, how losing visceral fat is a big part of dealing with diabetes, how just one night of sleep deprivation can make you insulin resistance, the stress component in blood sugar regulation, the many factors about why blood sugar can be raised despite very low-carb intake, how plants and organ meats are great sources of vitamins and phytonutrients, the most memorable things he learned interviewing all these experts during The Diabetes Summit, and why too much insulin (even in Type 1 diabetics) can be problematic.

DON’T MISS THIS EVENT: Register for The Diabetes World Summit!

TRY THE QUEST NUTRITION LINE OF LOW-CARB PRODUCTS

NOTICE OF DISCLOSURE: http://cmp.ly/3
GET DAVE ASPREY’S BRAIN OCTANE FUEL

USE COUPON CODE “LLVLC3″
NOTICE OF DISCLOSURE: Paid sponsorship
LINKS MENTIONED IN EPISODE 937
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Try the many flavors of products from Quest Nutrition
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Get Dave Asprey’s Brain Octane Fuel (USE COUPON CODE “LLVLC3″ FOR 10% OFF THROUGH 3-31-15)
Dr. Brian Mowll bio
Register for Dr. Mowll’s FREE Diabetes World Summit March 23-30, 2015
Order the full Diabetes World Summit to own

928: Katie Coleman Keeps The Focus On Real Food For Her Type 1 Diabetes

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Type 1 diabetic and grain-free, ketogenic business owner Katie Coleman is our guest today in Episode 928 of “The Livin’ La Vida Low-Carb Show.”

LISTEN AND DOWNLOAD AT ITUNES

Play

Most people who are diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes at an early age believe this is a death sentence with no hope for managing this much rarer, autoimmune form of the disease. But for Katie Coleman, that’s exactly what she faced at the tender of 11 years old when for the first time in her life she was forced to realize the true impact that food had on her body. In the years that followed, Katie went through a journey of searching for how to best deal with and control this disease she didn’t ask for doing all of the things she was told was healthy for a Type 1 diabetic to do. In fact, she was so committed to promoting “healthy whole grains” for diabetics that she founded a company called Grain Expectations in 2008 where her eyes were opened to the negative impact these had on her blood sugar and energy levels. Through this self-discovery and learning about the downside of consuming grains (especially for someone with diabetes), Katie switched over to a grain-free, ketogenic lifestyle and started a new business called The Keep It Real Food Company.

Listen in to hear Jimmy and Katie talk about what it was like for her growing up with Type 1 diabetes, the treatment and dietary options presented to her at the time, her revelation of learning the glycemic index of foods on her body, her lifelong love of baking, why she initially embraced whole grains and low-sugar approach, the decision to start a grain-based food company, how she came to the realization that grains weren’t so healthy for her, the eyeopening turning point experience she had providing food for the American Diabetes Association Walk For The Cure, her shift to grain-free and creating a company providing grain-free options for diabetics and people eating healthy, her own personal shift to more of a low-carb, ketogenic lifestyle, the godsend her insulin pump and continuous glucose monitoring device have been, and her continuing education on how to best treat her Type 1 diabetes. Whether you have Type 1 diabetes or not, Katie’s story will resonate with you as you see the progression of knowledge and experience that bucks the trend of how this horrible disease is being handled by the so-called experts.

GRAIN-FREE REAL FOOD-BASED LOW-CARB SNACKS

NOTICE OF DISCLOSURE: Paid sponsorship
GET DAVE ASPREY’S BRAIN OCTANE FUEL

USE COUPON CODE “LLVLC3″
NOTICE OF DISCLOSURE: Paid sponsorship
LINKS MENTIONED IN EPISODE 928
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Check out Katie’s Keep It Real Food Co. grain-free, low-carb snacks
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Get Dave Asprey’s Brain Octane Fuel (USE COUPON CODE “LLVLC3″ FOR 10% OFF THROUGH 3-31-15)
Katie Coleman bio
The Keep It Real Food Company
– RELATED PODCAST: Low-Carb Conversations #128: Katie Coleman And Dr. Jim Small Question Why Eggland’s Best Cutting Calories In Eggs

Category Archives: Diabetes

962: Lily Nichols Shares Why Real Food Low-Carb Is Remedy For Gestational Diabetes

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Registered Dietitian and Nutritionist, Certified Diabetes Educator, Certified LEAP Therapist, Certified Pilates Instructor, and author Lily Nichols is our guest today in Episode 962 of “The Livin’ La Vida Low-Carb Show.”

LISTEN AND DOWNLOAD AT ITUNES

Play

Gestational diabetes has become more and more commonplace in modern society with the rise in insulin resistance that manifests itself once a woman becomes pregnant. This is something that doesn’t surprise a Registered Dietitian/Nutritionist, Certified Diabetes Educator, Certified LEAP Therapist and Certified Pilates Instructor named Lily Nichols from The Pilates Nutritionist. Her nutrient-dense, whole foods low-carb approach has helped her patients dealing with this scary situation during pregnancy overcome the major issues at hand. Lily has written a new book about this subject entitled Real Food for Gestational Diabetes: An Effective Alternative to the Conventional Nutrition Approach and it’s the very first time a whole food-based, lower carb diet has been recommended for managing gestational diabetes.

Listen in as Jimmy and Lily talk about why a low-carb diet needs to come from real food, what got her interested in nutrition when she was in high school (cooking school or become a dietitian?), how Pilates has been integrated into her message, how she knew the education she was getting in dietetics was bogus, what got her interested in the subject of gestational diabetes, why most gestational diabetes patients don’t do well on the diet therapy given, why the “random number” of 175 grams of carbohydrates per day is recommended for women with gestational diabetes, how they purposely want to keep pregnant women out of ketosis, why pregnancy naturally induces a state of ketosis, how some women can spill urine ketones even eating 175 grams of carbohydrates, gestational diabetes is carbohydrate intolerance by definition, why some women are more susceptible to gestational diabetes than others, how 50-70% of patients with gestational diabetes will develop Type 2 diabetes after birth within 5-10 years, how screening for A1c in the first trimester can catch gestational diabetes, how many gestational diabetes patients go back to eating poorly again after they have their baby, the underlying insulin resistance that doesn’t go away but can be managed with lifestyle, why most doctors aren’t screening for or worried about prediabetes, the horrific low-fat, high-carb traditional gestational diabetes diet, and we’re setting up kids to have excessive insulin production even before they’re born.

THE WORLD’S FIRST REUSABLE BREATH KETONE ANALYZER

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TRY THE QUEST NUTRITION LINE OF LOW-CARB PRODUCTS

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LINKS MENTIONED IN EPISODE 962
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Get the 2015 Ketonix breath ketone analyzer from Ketonix.com
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Try the many flavors of products from Quest Nutrition
Lily Nichols bio
Real Food for Gestational Diabetes: An Effective Alternative to the Conventional Nutrition Approach
The Pilates Nutritionist
RealFoodForGD.com
Lily on Facebook
Lily on Twitter
– RELATED PODCAST: Low-Carb Conversations #146: Dr. Jen Landa And Lily Nichols Explain Why Diabetics Tend To Earn Less Money

945: Dr. Jason Fung Exposes Two Big Lies And How To Reverse Type 2 Diabetes

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Ontario, Canada-based nephrologist, weight loss, and diabetes health expert Dr. Jason Fung is our guest today in Episode 945 of “The Livin’ La Vida Low-Carb Show.”

LISTEN AND DOWNLOAD AT ITUNES

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We have a serious problem with the way we look at and treat people with Type 2 diabetes around the world. This is of great concern to a nephrologist and nutritional health practitioner with a focus on diabetes named Dr. Jason Fung. He’s from Intensive Dietary Management in Scarborough, Ontario where patients are put through various protocols to help them control their disease naturally and without the knee-jerk need for medications. Dr. Fung has shared some very enlightening video lectures on YouTube (see below) where he makes the case that you can reverse diabetes through nutritional protocols to get to the root of the insulin resistance that causes it. He’s a big believer that it’s not about controlling blood sugar, but rather insulin levels.

WATCH DR. JASON FUNG’S YOUTUBE LECTURES

How to Reverse Type 2 Diabetes Naturally


The Two Big Lies of Type 2 Diabetes

Listen in as Jimmy and Dr. Fung share why he decided to study nephrology, how he noticed Type 2 diabetes and kidney disease went hand in hand, why the positive low-carb research was shocking to him (because it showed just the opposite of what everyone thought), why you have to treat patients with kidney disease ten years before the disease manifests to reverse the diabetes, why saying that diabetes can be reversed or cured makes you look like a quack, the absurdity of going back to your old diet again after fixing the underlying insulin resistance, why all the focus of controlling Type 2 diabetes being placed on weight loss is wrong, we shouldn’t treat high blood sugars (the symptom) but rather the insulin resistance (the cause), why giving more insulin in diabetics is like giving alcoholics more alcohol, why treating Type 1 and Type 2 diabetes with the same treatment is misguided, the two big lies being told to people with Type 2 diabetes, the doctors who support the American Diabetes Association can’t face the cognitive dissonance that they’re wrong, why he can get half of his patients completely off insulin for good, why the low-carb message isn’t embraced more with so many patients doing well on it, and his upcoming video series on intermittent fasting. Don’t miss this compelling conversation!

TRY THE QUEST NUTRITION LINE OF LOW-CARB PRODUCTS

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LINKS MENTIONED IN EPISODE 945
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Try the many flavors of products from Quest Nutrition
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Try the 10 varieties of Pure Indian Foods Grass-fed Ghee Products
Dr. Fung on Twitter
IntensiveDietaryManagement.com
Dr. Fung on YouTube
Dr. Fung on Facebook

938: Franziska Spritzler Promotes A Whole Food Low-Carb Approach To Health & Beauty

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Registered dietitian, low-carb blogger, and author Franziska Spritzler is our guest today in Episode 938 of “The Livin’ La Vida Low-Carb Show.”

LISTEN AND DOWNLOAD AT ITUNES

Play

Although the low-carb message has been out there for more than a century, the interpretation of what that looks like on a meal plate and the purpose for eating this way is still one of hot debate today. Unfortunately, many modern-day low-carb dieters make the mistake of including suspicious food items (grains, sugars, fake sweeteners) that wouldn’t be recognized by people in the original low-carb diet days of William Banting while putting all the emphasis of restricting carbohydrates on losing weight. That’s why it’s great to have people like registered dietitian Franziska Spritzler from the “Low Carb Dietitian” blog articulating the use of a real, whole foods-based low-carb lifestyle for the purposes of improving health and beauty. It’s such a different take on the standard use of a low-carb diet that Franziska has put it all together in a brand new book about it entitled The Low Carb Dietitian’s Guide to Health and Beauty: How a Whole-Foods, Low-Carbohydrate Lifestyle Can Help You Look and Feel Better Than Ever.

Listen in as Jimmy and Franziska share about the whole lifestyle that improves health and looks (not just about weight loss), why a whole foods-based diet is critical to making a low-carb diet work well, how saying you can’t eat higher quality food is an invalid excuse, why the Atkins products and other “low-carb” products may not be great for you, who she was trying to reach with the “beauty” part of her book title, why she is proud to be 48 and still look so young, how the Paleo and real food movement have played a major role in shifting low-carb dieters, the concerns about ketosis from dietitians and health professionals, the persistence at promoting whole grains as healthy, how people rationalize eating grains over fat and protein, the illustration of the amount of sugar in the blood vs. the ADA’s idea of healthy amounts of carbohydrates for diabetics to consume, why even whole foods promoted by the Paleo community can be problematic for people with insulin resistance, how people can determine whether a low-carb diet is right for them, why including more salt and fat in your diet is necessary on a low-carb diet, how a low-carb diet can provide benefits even without being ketogenic, the various options that are available for people wanting to eat low-carb, helping people recognize where they are in their carb tolerance, why she still put the calories and nutritional data in her recipes (for those people who obsess over those things), why the sugar substitute issue is still debated, her recommendations to have some of these in small amounts (but not the sugar alcohols like maltitol found in many sugar-free chocolates), how reducing your taste for sweet down will help your health, why she falls down on the side of net carbs vs. total carbohydrates, the importance of getting an adequate fiber intake, how the rest of the world lists fiber separately from total carbohydrates on the nutrition labels, and the ton of recipes she provided in her book.

GRAIN-FREE REAL FOOD-BASED LOW-CARB SNACKS

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LINKS MENTIONED IN EPISODE 938
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Check out Katie’s Keep It Real Food Co. grain-free, low-carb snacks
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Get a FREE sample of the UCAN Superstarch
Franziska Spritzler bio
The Low Carb Dietitian’s Guide to Health and Beauty: How a Whole-Foods, Low-Carbohydrate Lifestyle Can Help You Look and Feel Better Than Ever
LowCarbDietitian.com
Franziska on Facebook
Franziska on Twitter
– RELATED PODCAST: The LLVLC Show #892: Franziska Spritzler At The August 2014 Low-Carb Down Under Seminar Series
– RELATED PODCAST: The LLVLC Show #853: Franziska Spritzler – KETO CLARITY Expert Interview
– RELATED PODCAST: Low-Carb Conversations #28: Wendy McCullough And Franziska Spritzler Discuss Denmark’s New Fat Tax, GMO Labeling

937: Dr. Brian Mowll Hosts The Diabetes World Summit March 23-30, 2015

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Certified diabetes educator, board-certified chiropractic physician, and IFM certified in functional medicine Dr. Brian Mowll is our guest today in Episode 937 of “The Livin’ La Vida Low-Carb Show.”

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Every seven seconds somebody dies from the complications associated with diabetes. But a Wilmington, Delaware-based diabetes educator, chiropractor, and functional medicine practitioner named Dr. Brian Mowll says this need not be the case when there are some simple diet and lifestyle changes that can help reverse this trend. That’s why he is hosting a very special FREE online event beginning today, March 23, 2015 through Sunday, March 30, 2015 called The Diabetes World Summit featuring 41 amazing experts in the world of health, including your favorite Paleo and low-carb health superstars like Dr. Sarah Ballantyne, Dietitian Cassie, Mark Sisson, Dr. Josh Axe, Dr. Jason Fung, Dr. Tom O’Bryan, Dr. Amy Myers, Dr. Richard Feinman, Franziska Spritzler, Dr. Caryn Zinn, Dr. Richard Bernstein, Diane Sanfilippo, Dr. Sara Gottfried, Dr. David Perlmutter and many others–including our host, Jimmy Moore. This is such an exciting event that Jimmy decided to turn the tables on Dr. Mowll to interview him in a special simulcast interview that airs on “The Livin’ La Vida Low-Carb Show” and during The Diabetes Summit today. Register for FREE here or you can purchase the entire Diabetes World Summit right away.

Listen in as Jimmy and Dr. Mowll share his interest in health and fitness, why he’s so passionate about sharing with the world the real answers to Type 2 diabetes, how people make a choice to change once they get diagnosed with diabetes, the way lifestyle can play a positive role in managing diabetes, how we’ve set ourselves up with the “perfect storm” for diabetes and metabolic disease, the many issues involved in the development of diabetes beyond nutrition, why the standard of care recommendations for treating diabetes are ridiculous, how the diabetes diet is so close (but so far) to being right, how diabetes medications are mostly used to suppress the blood sugar response of consuming a poor diet, why fat is not the issue in diabetes that conventional diabetes educators claim, the absurdity of the so-called “low-carb” diabetes diet studies, why he chooses to use the phrase “reversing diabetes” in his summit referring to Type 2 diabetes, how Type 1 diabetes cannot be cured but rather improved, bariatric surgery and restricted diets have both been shown to reverse Type 2 diabetes, how the improvements in Type 2 diabetes happen on a ketogenic diet, how losing visceral fat is a big part of dealing with diabetes, how just one night of sleep deprivation can make you insulin resistance, the stress component in blood sugar regulation, the many factors about why blood sugar can be raised despite very low-carb intake, how plants and organ meats are great sources of vitamins and phytonutrients, the most memorable things he learned interviewing all these experts during The Diabetes Summit, and why too much insulin (even in Type 1 diabetics) can be problematic.

DON’T MISS THIS EVENT: Register for The Diabetes World Summit!

TRY THE QUEST NUTRITION LINE OF LOW-CARB PRODUCTS

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LINKS MENTIONED IN EPISODE 937
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Try the many flavors of products from Quest Nutrition
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Get Dave Asprey’s Brain Octane Fuel (USE COUPON CODE “LLVLC3″ FOR 10% OFF THROUGH 3-31-15)
Dr. Brian Mowll bio
Register for Dr. Mowll’s FREE Diabetes World Summit March 23-30, 2015
Order the full Diabetes World Summit to own

928: Katie Coleman Keeps The Focus On Real Food For Her Type 1 Diabetes

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Type 1 diabetic and grain-free, ketogenic business owner Katie Coleman is our guest today in Episode 928 of “The Livin’ La Vida Low-Carb Show.”

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Most people who are diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes at an early age believe this is a death sentence with no hope for managing this much rarer, autoimmune form of the disease. But for Katie Coleman, that’s exactly what she faced at the tender of 11 years old when for the first time in her life she was forced to realize the true impact that food had on her body. In the years that followed, Katie went through a journey of searching for how to best deal with and control this disease she didn’t ask for doing all of the things she was told was healthy for a Type 1 diabetic to do. In fact, she was so committed to promoting “healthy whole grains” for diabetics that she founded a company called Grain Expectations in 2008 where her eyes were opened to the negative impact these had on her blood sugar and energy levels. Through this self-discovery and learning about the downside of consuming grains (especially for someone with diabetes), Katie switched over to a grain-free, ketogenic lifestyle and started a new business called The Keep It Real Food Company.

Listen in to hear Jimmy and Katie talk about what it was like for her growing up with Type 1 diabetes, the treatment and dietary options presented to her at the time, her revelation of learning the glycemic index of foods on her body, her lifelong love of baking, why she initially embraced whole grains and low-sugar approach, the decision to start a grain-based food company, how she came to the realization that grains weren’t so healthy for her, the eyeopening turning point experience she had providing food for the American Diabetes Association Walk For The Cure, her shift to grain-free and creating a company providing grain-free options for diabetics and people eating healthy, her own personal shift to more of a low-carb, ketogenic lifestyle, the godsend her insulin pump and continuous glucose monitoring device have been, and her continuing education on how to best treat her Type 1 diabetes. Whether you have Type 1 diabetes or not, Katie’s story will resonate with you as you see the progression of knowledge and experience that bucks the trend of how this horrible disease is being handled by the so-called experts.

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LINKS MENTIONED IN EPISODE 928
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Check out Katie’s Keep It Real Food Co. grain-free, low-carb snacks
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Get Dave Asprey’s Brain Octane Fuel (USE COUPON CODE “LLVLC3″ FOR 10% OFF THROUGH 3-31-15)
Katie Coleman bio
The Keep It Real Food Company
– RELATED PODCAST: Low-Carb Conversations #128: Katie Coleman And Dr. Jim Small Question Why Eggland’s Best Cutting Calories In Eggs

Category Archives: Diabetes

962: Lily Nichols Shares Why Real Food Low-Carb Is Remedy For Gestational Diabetes

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Registered Dietitian and Nutritionist, Certified Diabetes Educator, Certified LEAP Therapist, Certified Pilates Instructor, and author Lily Nichols is our guest today in Episode 962 of “The Livin’ La Vida Low-Carb Show.”

LISTEN AND DOWNLOAD AT ITUNES

Play

Gestational diabetes has become more and more commonplace in modern society with the rise in insulin resistance that manifests itself once a woman becomes pregnant. This is something that doesn’t surprise a Registered Dietitian/Nutritionist, Certified Diabetes Educator, Certified LEAP Therapist and Certified Pilates Instructor named Lily Nichols from The Pilates Nutritionist. Her nutrient-dense, whole foods low-carb approach has helped her patients dealing with this scary situation during pregnancy overcome the major issues at hand. Lily has written a new book about this subject entitled Real Food for Gestational Diabetes: An Effective Alternative to the Conventional Nutrition Approach and it’s the very first time a whole food-based, lower carb diet has been recommended for managing gestational diabetes.

Listen in as Jimmy and Lily talk about why a low-carb diet needs to come from real food, what got her interested in nutrition when she was in high school (cooking school or become a dietitian?), how Pilates has been integrated into her message, how she knew the education she was getting in dietetics was bogus, what got her interested in the subject of gestational diabetes, why most gestational diabetes patients don’t do well on the diet therapy given, why the “random number” of 175 grams of carbohydrates per day is recommended for women with gestational diabetes, how they purposely want to keep pregnant women out of ketosis, why pregnancy naturally induces a state of ketosis, how some women can spill urine ketones even eating 175 grams of carbohydrates, gestational diabetes is carbohydrate intolerance by definition, why some women are more susceptible to gestational diabetes than others, how 50-70% of patients with gestational diabetes will develop Type 2 diabetes after birth within 5-10 years, how screening for A1c in the first trimester can catch gestational diabetes, how many gestational diabetes patients go back to eating poorly again after they have their baby, the underlying insulin resistance that doesn’t go away but can be managed with lifestyle, why most doctors aren’t screening for or worried about prediabetes, the horrific low-fat, high-carb traditional gestational diabetes diet, and we’re setting up kids to have excessive insulin production even before they’re born.

THE WORLD’S FIRST REUSABLE BREATH KETONE ANALYZER

NOTICE OF DISCLOSURE: Paid sponsorship
TRY THE QUEST NUTRITION LINE OF LOW-CARB PRODUCTS

NOTICE OF DISCLOSURE: Paid sponsorship
LINKS MENTIONED IN EPISODE 962
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Get the 2015 Ketonix breath ketone analyzer from Ketonix.com
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Try the many flavors of products from Quest Nutrition
Lily Nichols bio
Real Food for Gestational Diabetes: An Effective Alternative to the Conventional Nutrition Approach
The Pilates Nutritionist
RealFoodForGD.com
Lily on Facebook
Lily on Twitter
– RELATED PODCAST: Low-Carb Conversations #146: Dr. Jen Landa And Lily Nichols Explain Why Diabetics Tend To Earn Less Money

945: Dr. Jason Fung Exposes Two Big Lies And How To Reverse Type 2 Diabetes

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Ontario, Canada-based nephrologist, weight loss, and diabetes health expert Dr. Jason Fung is our guest today in Episode 945 of “The Livin’ La Vida Low-Carb Show.”

LISTEN AND DOWNLOAD AT ITUNES

Play

We have a serious problem with the way we look at and treat people with Type 2 diabetes around the world. This is of great concern to a nephrologist and nutritional health practitioner with a focus on diabetes named Dr. Jason Fung. He’s from Intensive Dietary Management in Scarborough, Ontario where patients are put through various protocols to help them control their disease naturally and without the knee-jerk need for medications. Dr. Fung has shared some very enlightening video lectures on YouTube (see below) where he makes the case that you can reverse diabetes through nutritional protocols to get to the root of the insulin resistance that causes it. He’s a big believer that it’s not about controlling blood sugar, but rather insulin levels.

WATCH DR. JASON FUNG’S YOUTUBE LECTURES

How to Reverse Type 2 Diabetes Naturally


The Two Big Lies of Type 2 Diabetes

Listen in as Jimmy and Dr. Fung share why he decided to study nephrology, how he noticed Type 2 diabetes and kidney disease went hand in hand, why the positive low-carb research was shocking to him (because it showed just the opposite of what everyone thought), why you have to treat patients with kidney disease ten years before the disease manifests to reverse the diabetes, why saying that diabetes can be reversed or cured makes you look like a quack, the absurdity of going back to your old diet again after fixing the underlying insulin resistance, why all the focus of controlling Type 2 diabetes being placed on weight loss is wrong, we shouldn’t treat high blood sugars (the symptom) but rather the insulin resistance (the cause), why giving more insulin in diabetics is like giving alcoholics more alcohol, why treating Type 1 and Type 2 diabetes with the same treatment is misguided, the two big lies being told to people with Type 2 diabetes, the doctors who support the American Diabetes Association can’t face the cognitive dissonance that they’re wrong, why he can get half of his patients completely off insulin for good, why the low-carb message isn’t embraced more with so many patients doing well on it, and his upcoming video series on intermittent fasting. Don’t miss this compelling conversation!

TRY THE QUEST NUTRITION LINE OF LOW-CARB PRODUCTS

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WANNA ADD MORE FAT TO YOUR DIET? TRY GHEE!

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LINKS MENTIONED IN EPISODE 945
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Try the many flavors of products from Quest Nutrition
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Try the 10 varieties of Pure Indian Foods Grass-fed Ghee Products
Dr. Fung on Twitter
IntensiveDietaryManagement.com
Dr. Fung on YouTube
Dr. Fung on Facebook

938: Franziska Spritzler Promotes A Whole Food Low-Carb Approach To Health & Beauty

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Registered dietitian, low-carb blogger, and author Franziska Spritzler is our guest today in Episode 938 of “The Livin’ La Vida Low-Carb Show.”

LISTEN AND DOWNLOAD AT ITUNES

Play

Although the low-carb message has been out there for more than a century, the interpretation of what that looks like on a meal plate and the purpose for eating this way is still one of hot debate today. Unfortunately, many modern-day low-carb dieters make the mistake of including suspicious food items (grains, sugars, fake sweeteners) that wouldn’t be recognized by people in the original low-carb diet days of William Banting while putting all the emphasis of restricting carbohydrates on losing weight. That’s why it’s great to have people like registered dietitian Franziska Spritzler from the “Low Carb Dietitian” blog articulating the use of a real, whole foods-based low-carb lifestyle for the purposes of improving health and beauty. It’s such a different take on the standard use of a low-carb diet that Franziska has put it all together in a brand new book about it entitled The Low Carb Dietitian’s Guide to Health and Beauty: How a Whole-Foods, Low-Carbohydrate Lifestyle Can Help You Look and Feel Better Than Ever.

Listen in as Jimmy and Franziska share about the whole lifestyle that improves health and looks (not just about weight loss), why a whole foods-based diet is critical to making a low-carb diet work well, how saying you can’t eat higher quality food is an invalid excuse, why the Atkins products and other “low-carb” products may not be great for you, who she was trying to reach with the “beauty” part of her book title, why she is proud to be 48 and still look so young, how the Paleo and real food movement have played a major role in shifting low-carb dieters, the concerns about ketosis from dietitians and health professionals, the persistence at promoting whole grains as healthy, how people rationalize eating grains over fat and protein, the illustration of the amount of sugar in the blood vs. the ADA’s idea of healthy amounts of carbohydrates for diabetics to consume, why even whole foods promoted by the Paleo community can be problematic for people with insulin resistance, how people can determine whether a low-carb diet is right for them, why including more salt and fat in your diet is necessary on a low-carb diet, how a low-carb diet can provide benefits even without being ketogenic, the various options that are available for people wanting to eat low-carb, helping people recognize where they are in their carb tolerance, why she still put the calories and nutritional data in her recipes (for those people who obsess over those things), why the sugar substitute issue is still debated, her recommendations to have some of these in small amounts (but not the sugar alcohols like maltitol found in many sugar-free chocolates), how reducing your taste for sweet down will help your health, why she falls down on the side of net carbs vs. total carbohydrates, the importance of getting an adequate fiber intake, how the rest of the world lists fiber separately from total carbohydrates on the nutrition labels, and the ton of recipes she provided in her book.

GRAIN-FREE REAL FOOD-BASED LOW-CARB SNACKS

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GET YOUR FREE SAMPLE OF UCAN SUPERSTARCH

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LINKS MENTIONED IN EPISODE 938
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Check out Katie’s Keep It Real Food Co. grain-free, low-carb snacks
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Get a FREE sample of the UCAN Superstarch
Franziska Spritzler bio
The Low Carb Dietitian’s Guide to Health and Beauty: How a Whole-Foods, Low-Carbohydrate Lifestyle Can Help You Look and Feel Better Than Ever
LowCarbDietitian.com
Franziska on Facebook
Franziska on Twitter
– RELATED PODCAST: The LLVLC Show #892: Franziska Spritzler At The August 2014 Low-Carb Down Under Seminar Series
– RELATED PODCAST: The LLVLC Show #853: Franziska Spritzler – KETO CLARITY Expert Interview
– RELATED PODCAST: Low-Carb Conversations #28: Wendy McCullough And Franziska Spritzler Discuss Denmark’s New Fat Tax, GMO Labeling

937: Dr. Brian Mowll Hosts The Diabetes World Summit March 23-30, 2015

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Certified diabetes educator, board-certified chiropractic physician, and IFM certified in functional medicine Dr. Brian Mowll is our guest today in Episode 937 of “The Livin’ La Vida Low-Carb Show.”

LISTEN AND DOWNLOAD AT ITUNES

Play

Every seven seconds somebody dies from the complications associated with diabetes. But a Wilmington, Delaware-based diabetes educator, chiropractor, and functional medicine practitioner named Dr. Brian Mowll says this need not be the case when there are some simple diet and lifestyle changes that can help reverse this trend. That’s why he is hosting a very special FREE online event beginning today, March 23, 2015 through Sunday, March 30, 2015 called The Diabetes World Summit featuring 41 amazing experts in the world of health, including your favorite Paleo and low-carb health superstars like Dr. Sarah Ballantyne, Dietitian Cassie, Mark Sisson, Dr. Josh Axe, Dr. Jason Fung, Dr. Tom O’Bryan, Dr. Amy Myers, Dr. Richard Feinman, Franziska Spritzler, Dr. Caryn Zinn, Dr. Richard Bernstein, Diane Sanfilippo, Dr. Sara Gottfried, Dr. David Perlmutter and many others–including our host, Jimmy Moore. This is such an exciting event that Jimmy decided to turn the tables on Dr. Mowll to interview him in a special simulcast interview that airs on “The Livin’ La Vida Low-Carb Show” and during The Diabetes Summit today. Register for FREE here or you can purchase the entire Diabetes World Summit right away.

Listen in as Jimmy and Dr. Mowll share his interest in health and fitness, why he’s so passionate about sharing with the world the real answers to Type 2 diabetes, how people make a choice to change once they get diagnosed with diabetes, the way lifestyle can play a positive role in managing diabetes, how we’ve set ourselves up with the “perfect storm” for diabetes and metabolic disease, the many issues involved in the development of diabetes beyond nutrition, why the standard of care recommendations for treating diabetes are ridiculous, how the diabetes diet is so close (but so far) to being right, how diabetes medications are mostly used to suppress the blood sugar response of consuming a poor diet, why fat is not the issue in diabetes that conventional diabetes educators claim, the absurdity of the so-called “low-carb” diabetes diet studies, why he chooses to use the phrase “reversing diabetes” in his summit referring to Type 2 diabetes, how Type 1 diabetes cannot be cured but rather improved, bariatric surgery and restricted diets have both been shown to reverse Type 2 diabetes, how the improvements in Type 2 diabetes happen on a ketogenic diet, how losing visceral fat is a big part of dealing with diabetes, how just one night of sleep deprivation can make you insulin resistance, the stress component in blood sugar regulation, the many factors about why blood sugar can be raised despite very low-carb intake, how plants and organ meats are great sources of vitamins and phytonutrients, the most memorable things he learned interviewing all these experts during The Diabetes Summit, and why too much insulin (even in Type 1 diabetics) can be problematic.

DON’T MISS THIS EVENT: Register for The Diabetes World Summit!

TRY THE QUEST NUTRITION LINE OF LOW-CARB PRODUCTS

NOTICE OF DISCLOSURE: http://cmp.ly/3
GET DAVE ASPREY’S BRAIN OCTANE FUEL

USE COUPON CODE “LLVLC3″
NOTICE OF DISCLOSURE: Paid sponsorship
LINKS MENTIONED IN EPISODE 937
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Try the many flavors of products from Quest Nutrition
– SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Get Dave Asprey’s Brain Octane Fuel (USE COUPON CODE “LLVLC3″ FOR 10% OFF THROUGH 3-31-15)
Dr. Brian Mowll bio
Register for Dr. Mowll’s FREE Diabetes World Summit March 23-30, 2015
Order the full Diabetes World Summit to own

928: Katie Coleman Keeps The Focus On Real Food For Her Type 1 Diabetes

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Type 1 diabetic and grain-free, ketogenic business owner Katie Coleman is our guest today in Episode 928 of “The Livin’ La Vida Low-Carb Show.”

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Most people who are diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes at an early age believe this is a death sentence with no hope for managing this much rarer, autoimmune form of the disease. But for Katie Coleman, that’s exactly what she faced at the tender of 11 years old when for the first time in her life she was forced to realize the true impact that food had on her body. In the years that followed, Katie went through a journey of searching for how to best deal with and control this disease she didn’t ask for doing all of the things she was told was healthy for a Type 1 diabetic to do. In fact, she was so committed to promoting “healthy whole grains” for diabetics that she founded a company called Grain Expectations in 2008 where her eyes were opened to the negative impact these had on her blood sugar and energy levels. Through this self-discovery and learning about the downside of consuming grains (especially for someone with diabetes), Katie switched over to a grain-free, ketogenic lifestyle and started a new business called The Keep It Real Food Company.

Listen in to hear Jimmy and Katie talk about what it was like for her growing up with Type 1 diabetes, the treatment and dietary options presented to her at the time, her revelation of learning the glycemic index of foods on her body, her lifelong love of baking, why she initially embraced whole grains and low-sugar approach, the decision to start a grain-based food company, how she came to the realization that grains weren’t so healthy for her, the eyeopening turning point experience she had providing food for the American Diabetes Association Walk For The Cure, her shift to grain-free and creating a company providing grain-free options for diabetics and people eating healthy, her own personal shift to more of a low-carb, ketogenic lifestyle, the godsend her insulin pump and continuous glucose monitoring device have been, and her continuing education on how to best treat her Type 1 diabetes. Whether you have Type 1 diabetes or not, Katie’s story will resonate with you as you see the progression of knowledge and experience that bucks the trend of how this horrible disease is being handled by the so-called experts.

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