Category Archives: Exercise

806: Guest Host Cassie Bjork Interviews Michelle Tam From ‘Nom Nom Paleo’

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Registered, Licensed Dietitian, health coach, blogger and podcaster Cassie Bjork is our special guest host interviewing Paleo blogger and author Michelle Tam in Episode 806 of “The Livin’ La Vida Low-Carb Show.”

LISTEN AND DOWNLOAD AT ITUNES

Today we’ve got a guest host that may be familiar to fans of Jimmy Moore’s podcast. She is Cassie Bjork from “Dietitian Cassie” and serves as Jimmy’s co-host on his Friday podcast “Low-Carb Conversations With Jimmy Moore & Friends.” She is incredibly passionate about exposing people to healthy nutrition with real food. Through her work as Dietitian Cassie, she focuses on debunking rumors, diet myths and fads while teaching clients how to eat healthy by breaking down research-based material into practical forms that can be implemented into any lifestyle. Cassie is an ardent believer in using real food for optimal health and performance and strives to live a balanced lifestyle while helping others do the same.

Cassie invited on Paleo blogger and New York Times bestselling author of Nom Nom Paleo: Food for Humans Michelle Tam from “Nom Nom Paleo.” In partnership with her husband, Henry Fong, Michelle developed the top-selling Nom Nom Paleo iPad app as well as their new book. When she’s not cooking or writing, Michelle can be found working graveyard shifts as a hospital pharmacist, chasing her two young sons around the house, or passed out cold (yes, she’s got quite the quirky sense of humor, but that’s why we love her!).

Listen in as Cassie and Michelle discuss how she balances the many important roles in her life, how she prioritizes each of those duties to stay sane through the busyness, what she feeds her kids in their school lunches, how she transitioned her kids to embrace and love the Paleo diet, the importance of being realistic and listening to your body, the critical impact of exercise on health, not falling for “Paleo Perfectionism,” her recommendations for stress management to prevent stress eating, and how the idea of treats fits into a Paleo template. And don’t miss hearing Michelle shares her kitchen staples and what she does when she doesn’t have a lot of time to cook. This is a fun episode with two amazingly spectacular leaders in the Paleo/real food community.

Get Michelle Tam’s new book Nom Nom Paleo:

VITAMIN K2 AND D3 OLIVE OIL-BASED SOFTGEL

NOTICE OF DISCLOSURE: http://cmp.ly/3

INTRODUCING LOW-CARB WHEAT-FREE MARKET FOODS:

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LINKS MENTIONED IN EPISODE 806
- SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Leaner Living’s new K2/K3 Combo supplement
- SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Get Wheat Belly and low-carb friendly foods from the “Wheat-Free Market”
- “Dietitian Cassie” website
- “Low-Carb Conversations” podcast
- Cassie on Facebook
- Cassie on Twitter
- Cassie on Instagram
- Cassie on Pinterest
- Michelle Tam at “Nom Nom Paleo”
- Nom Nom Paleo: Food for Humans
- Nom Nom Paleo iPad app
- Michelle on Facebook
- Michelle on Twitter
- Michelle on Instagram
- Michelle on Pinterest
- Michelle’s “Surviving The Night Shift”
- Michelle’s “Packing Paleo School Lunches”
- Michelle’s “Egg-stravaganza!”

804: LLVLC Classic – Drs. Mike & Mary Dan Eades Share Where Low-Carb Is Going

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Bariatric physicians and New York Times bestselling authors Drs. Mike and Mary Dan Eades are our guests today in this LLVLC Show Classic from our golden archives in Episode 804 of “The Livin’ La Vida Low-Carb Show.”

LISTEN AND DOWNLOAD AT ITUNES

In today’s LLVLC Show Classic episode, we go back in time to the first time Jimmy ever met Drs. Mike and Mary Dan Eades, authors of the bestselling book Protein Power: The High-Protein/Low Carbohydrate Way to Lose Weight, Feel Fit, and Boost Your Health-in Just Weeks!, at the American Society of Bariatric Physicians (ASBP) conference in Phoenix, Arizona several years ago. He asked the dynamic low-carb duo for an interview during the conference and they graciously accepted his invitation.

Listen in as they share about why belly fat is harder to burn as you get older and what to do about it, which is better to consume between fat and protein, why the “slow-burn” weight lifting technique may be better for you than traditional resistance training methods, some of the more absurd dietary delusions espoused by vegan proponents like Dr. Dean Ornish, the bias that exists from people when looking at the latest scientific studies on nutrition, Dr. Mike’s response to the brouhaha that arose between him and Anthony Colpo, and the tortuous yet effective intermittent fasting concept. This podcast was so chock full of a goldmine of content that we hope you enjoy from our archives.

Then we’ll also share Jimmy’s follow-up interview with the Eades when they released their book The 6-Week Cure for the Middle-Aged Middle: The Simple Plan to Flatten Your Belly Fast! Listen in for details about this low-carb plan born out of necessity when they started their own television show to help those people in the middle of life who need a bit of belly-flattening that works. This is an LLVLC Show Classic episode for the history books! ENJOY!

DARK CHOCOLATE ORANGE CHOCOPERFECTION BARS

NOTICE OF DISCLOSURE: http://cmp.ly/3
AUTHENTIC PALEO MUFFINS, BAGELS & MORE

NOTICE OF DISCLOSURE: http://cmp.ly/3
THE ALL-NEW COOKIES & CREAM QUEST PROTEIN BAR:

NOTICE OF DISCLOSURE: http://cmp.ly/3
LINKS MENTIONED IN EPISODE 804
- SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Get the brand new Dark Chocolate Orange ChocoPerfection Bars
- SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: The Great Low Carb Bread Company’s Paleo Bagels, Buns, and Muffins
- SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Cookies & Cream Quest Protein Bar
- Drs. Mike and Mary Dan Eades bio
- ProteinPower.com
- Protein Power: The High-Protein/Low Carbohydrate Way to Lose Weight, Feel Fit, and Boost Your Health-in Just Weeks!
- The 6-Week Cure for the Middle-Aged Middle: The Simple Plan to Flatten Your Belly Fast!
- Protein Power: The High-Protein/Low Carbohydrate Way to Lose Weight, Feel Fit, and Boost Your Health-in Just Weeks!
- The Low-Carb Comfort Food Cookbook
- The 30-Day Low-Carb Diet Solution
- The Low Carb CookwoRx Cookbook
- Dr. Mike’s blog
- Dr. Mike Eades on Twitter
- Drs. Eades’ SousVide Supreme

796: Guest Host Ben Greenfield On Gaining Muscle On A Ketogenic Diet And More

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Coach, author, speaker, ex-bodybuilder, Ironman triathlete, and fitness and health podcaster Ben Greenfield is our special guest host in Episode 796 of “The Livin’ La Vida Low-Carb Show.”

LISTEN AND DOWNLOAD AT ITUNES

We’ve pulled out the big guns for today’s show with a highly-qualified special guest host. He is Ben Greenfield from the top-ranked “The Ben Greenfield Fitness” iTunes podcast where he is joined by his affable co-host Brock Skywalker. Ben is releasing his debut book from Victory Belt Publishing called Beyond Training: Mastering Endurance, Health & Life on April 15, 2014 all about how to overcome common health-related training issues while optimizing your workouts so you can look, feel, and perform like a champion.

Ben and Brock fill in for our host Jimmy Moore today (who is in the editing process of his August 5, 2014 book release Keto Clarity: Your Definitive Guide to the Benefits of a Low-Carb, High-Fat Diet) by doing it in their familiar question and answer style of “The Ben Greenfield Fitness” podcast. Here are the topics discussed in today’s show:

Should You Eat Before A Long Workout?

Robert: I’m a wild land firefighter and for training we do these extremely hard complete ass kicking hikes loaded down with gear that seriously take everything i got and you can not fall out. I’m trying to switch to being more of a fat burner than a sugar burner but I don’t have time to go keto before fire season. I read an article on your website saying the day prior to something hardcore you can carb up. My question is the night before the hike should I carb up before bed but eat any carbs in the morning before the hike? Or just protein and fat. I would love to use these hikes to train my body to burn fat, and am wondering if eating carbs right before it will keep my body trained on relying on carbs. No matter what though falling out of the hike is not an option. Please let me know your thoughts.

Links mentioned in the response:
Eating For A Long Workout podcast episode with Steve Born
Study: Effects of high-fat and high-carbohydrate diets on metabolism and performance in cycling
Study: Influence of dietary carbohydrate intake on the free testosterone: cortisol ratio responses to short-term intensive exercise training
Article: The Real Truth About What To Eat Before, During And After Your Workouts & Races
Endurance Pack for fueling long workouts

Getting Off A Ketogenic Diet Safely

Bill: Wants some tips on transitioning away from a ketogenic diet for competition. He is 57 and on a low carb diet (hybrid of bulletproof and meatless paleo). He is concentrating this race season on shorter distances (sprints and olympic triathlon) and and would like to return to the carb intensive nutrition he used to be on for heavy competition. Is this an either or situation? Does he have to give up all sources of healthy fats if he wants to eat more fast burning carbs? How should he balance the ratios of introducing carbs and reducing fat?

Links mentioned in the response:
Study: Impaired glucose tolerance in low-carbohydrate diet: maybe only a physiological state
Gluten-free, raw, unpasteurized Apple Cider Vinegar
Bitter Melon Extract

Can HDL Be Too High?

Suzanne: She wants to know when HDL could be too high and become a cause for concern. She is 40, fairly active, 120lbs, 5′ 5″, 14-16% body fat, and eats a paleo diet. She is working with a health practitioner that is inline with her paleo lifestyle. Recently her blood panel came back and the doc was concerned. HDL 200, Total Cholesterol 341, Triglycerids 40, LDL 131, CRP .2, Vit D is low at 28. Do you have any insite on that and how you would address her overly HDL levels. Doc is suggesting cutting her saturated fat intake. What are you thoughts on that.

David: He just looked at your lab reports and saw your “astronomically high” HDL readings. How do you get those readings so high? David is Paleo, low-carb and has been for about two years. He weight trains and does sprints and has never had a reading over 90. He wants to know how you do it!

Links mentioned in the response:
Study: Measuring HDL particles as opposed to HDL cholesterol is a a better indicator of coronary heart disease
Upgraded MCT Oil
23andme genetic testing

Is distilled water healthy?

Luke: He heard a doctor say something on Jimmy Moore’s show about doing an annual 7-10 day fast where you drink only distilled water. He said that this is a good way to flush out toxins and prevent certain types of cancer. Luke is a triathlete and trains almost year round. If he was to do a fast like this, would it really damage his muscle and power? Perhaps even damage his health. Do you recommend this type of thing at all?

Links mentioned in the response:
This Detox Pack
Trace liquid minerals
Sea salt
Whole house water structuring unit

Gaining muscle on a ketogenic diet

Tanner: He listened to the Paleocon speech by Ameer Rosic on Ketogenic Diets. He said that Ketogenic diets may not be great for athletes and people who are trying to gain muscle and strength because of the IGF response. Can you shed some light on how these hormones effect each other. Cortisol, insulin, HGH and IGF1 any help and info on the relationship between ketogenic diets and muscle growth.

Links mentioned in the response:
Study: Effects of Dietary Carbohydrate Restriction with High Protein Intake on Protein Metabolism and the Somatotropic Axis

VITAMIN K2 AND D3 OLIVE OIL-BASED SOFTGEL

NOTICE OF DISCLOSURE: http://cmp.ly/3
AUTHENTIC PALEO MUFFINS, BAGELS & MORE

NOTICE OF DISCLOSURE: http://cmp.ly/3
LINKS MENTIONED IN EPISODE 796
- SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Leaner Living’s new K2/K3 Combo supplement
- SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: The Great Low Carb Bread Company’s Paleo Bagels, Buns, and Muffins
- Ben Greenfield from “Ben Greenfield Fitness”
- Ben on Twitter
- Brock Skywalker from “Frozen Puck”
- Brock on Twitter
- “The Ben Greenfield Fitness” iTunes podcast
- Beyond Training: Mastering Endurance, Health & Life
- RELATED PODCAST: Ask The Low-Carb Experts #37: Ben Greenfield | Ketogenic Diets And Exercise Performance
- RELATED PODCAST: The LLVLC Show #682: Guest Hosts Ben Greenfield And Brock Skywalker On The Dangers Of Extreme Carb Restriction

792: LLVLC Classic – The Paleo Solution Author And Health Icon Robb Wolf

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Former research biochemist, fitness and nutrition blogger and podcaster, and New York Times bestselling author Robb Wolf is our guest today for this LLVLC Show Classic from our golden archives in Episode 792 of “The Livin’ La Vida Low-Carb Show.”

LISTEN AND DOWNLOAD AT ITUNES

Today’s LLVLC Show Classic episode is with arguably the most famous name in the Paleo community. He is the great Robb Wolf and affectionately referred to as “baby Jesus.” Robb has firmly established himself as a force to be reckoned with in the health conversation over the past few years with the release of his New York Times bestselling book The Paleo Solution: The Original Human Diet and an extremely popular Top 5 iTunes Health podcast called “The Paleo Solution.” He moved from Chico, California to Reno, Nevada to begin working with first responders there to help them get their health back in line to perform their duties to serve and protect in their community by shifting their diet to a low-carb Paleo way of life. But long before all of that happened, we had Robb Wolf on this podcast talking about his basic philosophy regarding nutrition, fitness, and health like only he can. Listen in as we share two incredible interviews with this highly influential and respected leader from the world of Paleo.

INTRODUCING LOW-CARB WHEAT-FREE MARKET FOODS:

NOTICE OF DISCLOSURE: http://cmp.ly/3
TRY THE DOUBLE CHOCOLATE CHUNK QUEST PROTEIN BAR

NOTICE OF DISCLOSURE: http://cmp.ly/3
AUTHENTIC PALEO MUFFINS, BAGELS & MORE

NOTICE OF DISCLOSURE: http://cmp.ly/3
LINKS MENTIONED IN EPISODE 792
- SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Get Wheat Belly and low-carb friendly foods from the “Wheat-Free Market”
- SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Double Chocolate Chunk Quest Protein Bars
- SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: The Great Low Carb Bread Company’s Paleo Bagels, Buns, and Muffins
- Robb Wolf bio
- The Paleo Solution: The Original Human Diet
- Jimmy’s book review of The Paleo Solution
- RobbWolf.com
- Robb’s “The Paleo Solution” iTunes podcast
- Robb’s work using a low-carb Paleo plan with police officers in Reno, Nevada
- Robb on Facebook
- Robb on Twitter
- Robb on Google+
- Robb on Pinterest
- Robb Wolf and Chris Kresser’s supplement company Paleologix
- VIDEO: Paleo Diet Leaders Art DeVany and Robb Wolf On Nightline 3-1-11
- RELATED PODCAST: Ask The Low-Carb Experts #20: Transitioning To The Paleo Diet | Robb Wolf

776: Guest Hosts Kevin Davis And Brian Sellers Say To Get Less Stress

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Lifestyle fitness coach Kevin Davis and anxiety counselor Brian Sellers from EcoFit Health Radio are our special guest co-hosts in Episode 776 of “The Livin’ La Vida Low-Carb Show.”

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We’ve got two more health podcasters you probably haven’t heard of before–but you should! They are Kevin Davis and Brian Sellers from the iTunes health podcast “EcoFit Health Radio” (listen to Jimmy Moore’s appearance in Episode 3). Listen in to today’s podcast as Kevin and Brian discuss the plethora of negative implications that come from being freaked out, worried, anxious and emanating stress out of every fiber of your being! Let the “EcoFit Health Radio” podcast dudes show you why chronic stress and anxiety are counterproductive to healthy living and weight loss, why everyone needs to be aware of their stress triggers, the physiology of what happens when your body is under stress, and the things we can do to manage the stress that comes in our lives. If you’ve got stress in your life (and who doesn’t?), then you won’t want to miss hearing this podcast.

INTRODUCING LOW-CARB WHEAT-FREE MARKET FOODS:

NOTICE OF DISCLOSURE: http://cmp.ly/3
TRY THE NEW DOUBLE CHOCOLATE CHUNK QUEST BAR

NOTICE OF DISCLOSURE: http://cmp.ly/3
LINKS MENTIONED IN EPISODE 776
- SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Get Wheat Belly and low-carb friendly foods from the “Wheat-Free Market”
- SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: NEW Double Chocolate Chunk Quest Protein Bars
- Kevin Davis bio
- Brian Sellers bio
- Official “EcoFit” web site
- Listen to Kevin and Brian’s iTunes health podcast “EcoFit Health Radio”
- RELATED PODCAST: Jimmy Moore in Episode 3 of “EcoFit Health Radio”

Category Archives: Exercise

806: Guest Host Cassie Bjork Interviews Michelle Tam From ‘Nom Nom Paleo’

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Registered, Licensed Dietitian, health coach, blogger and podcaster Cassie Bjork is our special guest host interviewing Paleo blogger and author Michelle Tam in Episode 806 of “The Livin’ La Vida Low-Carb Show.”

LISTEN AND DOWNLOAD AT ITUNES

Today we’ve got a guest host that may be familiar to fans of Jimmy Moore’s podcast. She is Cassie Bjork from “Dietitian Cassie” and serves as Jimmy’s co-host on his Friday podcast “Low-Carb Conversations With Jimmy Moore & Friends.” She is incredibly passionate about exposing people to healthy nutrition with real food. Through her work as Dietitian Cassie, she focuses on debunking rumors, diet myths and fads while teaching clients how to eat healthy by breaking down research-based material into practical forms that can be implemented into any lifestyle. Cassie is an ardent believer in using real food for optimal health and performance and strives to live a balanced lifestyle while helping others do the same.

Cassie invited on Paleo blogger and New York Times bestselling author of Nom Nom Paleo: Food for Humans Michelle Tam from “Nom Nom Paleo.” In partnership with her husband, Henry Fong, Michelle developed the top-selling Nom Nom Paleo iPad app as well as their new book. When she’s not cooking or writing, Michelle can be found working graveyard shifts as a hospital pharmacist, chasing her two young sons around the house, or passed out cold (yes, she’s got quite the quirky sense of humor, but that’s why we love her!).

Listen in as Cassie and Michelle discuss how she balances the many important roles in her life, how she prioritizes each of those duties to stay sane through the busyness, what she feeds her kids in their school lunches, how she transitioned her kids to embrace and love the Paleo diet, the importance of being realistic and listening to your body, the critical impact of exercise on health, not falling for “Paleo Perfectionism,” her recommendations for stress management to prevent stress eating, and how the idea of treats fits into a Paleo template. And don’t miss hearing Michelle shares her kitchen staples and what she does when she doesn’t have a lot of time to cook. This is a fun episode with two amazingly spectacular leaders in the Paleo/real food community.

Get Michelle Tam’s new book Nom Nom Paleo:

VITAMIN K2 AND D3 OLIVE OIL-BASED SOFTGEL

NOTICE OF DISCLOSURE: http://cmp.ly/3

INTRODUCING LOW-CARB WHEAT-FREE MARKET FOODS:

NOTICE OF DISCLOSURE: http://cmp.ly/3

LINKS MENTIONED IN EPISODE 806
- SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Leaner Living’s new K2/K3 Combo supplement
- SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Get Wheat Belly and low-carb friendly foods from the “Wheat-Free Market”
- “Dietitian Cassie” website
- “Low-Carb Conversations” podcast
- Cassie on Facebook
- Cassie on Twitter
- Cassie on Instagram
- Cassie on Pinterest
- Michelle Tam at “Nom Nom Paleo”
- Nom Nom Paleo: Food for Humans
- Nom Nom Paleo iPad app
- Michelle on Facebook
- Michelle on Twitter
- Michelle on Instagram
- Michelle on Pinterest
- Michelle’s “Surviving The Night Shift”
- Michelle’s “Packing Paleo School Lunches”
- Michelle’s “Egg-stravaganza!”

804: LLVLC Classic – Drs. Mike & Mary Dan Eades Share Where Low-Carb Is Going

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Bariatric physicians and New York Times bestselling authors Drs. Mike and Mary Dan Eades are our guests today in this LLVLC Show Classic from our golden archives in Episode 804 of “The Livin’ La Vida Low-Carb Show.”

LISTEN AND DOWNLOAD AT ITUNES

In today’s LLVLC Show Classic episode, we go back in time to the first time Jimmy ever met Drs. Mike and Mary Dan Eades, authors of the bestselling book Protein Power: The High-Protein/Low Carbohydrate Way to Lose Weight, Feel Fit, and Boost Your Health-in Just Weeks!, at the American Society of Bariatric Physicians (ASBP) conference in Phoenix, Arizona several years ago. He asked the dynamic low-carb duo for an interview during the conference and they graciously accepted his invitation.

Listen in as they share about why belly fat is harder to burn as you get older and what to do about it, which is better to consume between fat and protein, why the “slow-burn” weight lifting technique may be better for you than traditional resistance training methods, some of the more absurd dietary delusions espoused by vegan proponents like Dr. Dean Ornish, the bias that exists from people when looking at the latest scientific studies on nutrition, Dr. Mike’s response to the brouhaha that arose between him and Anthony Colpo, and the tortuous yet effective intermittent fasting concept. This podcast was so chock full of a goldmine of content that we hope you enjoy from our archives.

Then we’ll also share Jimmy’s follow-up interview with the Eades when they released their book The 6-Week Cure for the Middle-Aged Middle: The Simple Plan to Flatten Your Belly Fast! Listen in for details about this low-carb plan born out of necessity when they started their own television show to help those people in the middle of life who need a bit of belly-flattening that works. This is an LLVLC Show Classic episode for the history books! ENJOY!

DARK CHOCOLATE ORANGE CHOCOPERFECTION BARS

NOTICE OF DISCLOSURE: http://cmp.ly/3
AUTHENTIC PALEO MUFFINS, BAGELS & MORE

NOTICE OF DISCLOSURE: http://cmp.ly/3
THE ALL-NEW COOKIES & CREAM QUEST PROTEIN BAR:

NOTICE OF DISCLOSURE: http://cmp.ly/3
LINKS MENTIONED IN EPISODE 804
- SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Get the brand new Dark Chocolate Orange ChocoPerfection Bars
- SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: The Great Low Carb Bread Company’s Paleo Bagels, Buns, and Muffins
- SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Cookies & Cream Quest Protein Bar
- Drs. Mike and Mary Dan Eades bio
- ProteinPower.com
- Protein Power: The High-Protein/Low Carbohydrate Way to Lose Weight, Feel Fit, and Boost Your Health-in Just Weeks!
- The 6-Week Cure for the Middle-Aged Middle: The Simple Plan to Flatten Your Belly Fast!
- Protein Power: The High-Protein/Low Carbohydrate Way to Lose Weight, Feel Fit, and Boost Your Health-in Just Weeks!
- The Low-Carb Comfort Food Cookbook
- The 30-Day Low-Carb Diet Solution
- The Low Carb CookwoRx Cookbook
- Dr. Mike’s blog
- Dr. Mike Eades on Twitter
- Drs. Eades’ SousVide Supreme

796: Guest Host Ben Greenfield On Gaining Muscle On A Ketogenic Diet And More

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Coach, author, speaker, ex-bodybuilder, Ironman triathlete, and fitness and health podcaster Ben Greenfield is our special guest host in Episode 796 of “The Livin’ La Vida Low-Carb Show.”

LISTEN AND DOWNLOAD AT ITUNES

We’ve pulled out the big guns for today’s show with a highly-qualified special guest host. He is Ben Greenfield from the top-ranked “The Ben Greenfield Fitness” iTunes podcast where he is joined by his affable co-host Brock Skywalker. Ben is releasing his debut book from Victory Belt Publishing called Beyond Training: Mastering Endurance, Health & Life on April 15, 2014 all about how to overcome common health-related training issues while optimizing your workouts so you can look, feel, and perform like a champion.

Ben and Brock fill in for our host Jimmy Moore today (who is in the editing process of his August 5, 2014 book release Keto Clarity: Your Definitive Guide to the Benefits of a Low-Carb, High-Fat Diet) by doing it in their familiar question and answer style of “The Ben Greenfield Fitness” podcast. Here are the topics discussed in today’s show:

Should You Eat Before A Long Workout?

Robert: I’m a wild land firefighter and for training we do these extremely hard complete ass kicking hikes loaded down with gear that seriously take everything i got and you can not fall out. I’m trying to switch to being more of a fat burner than a sugar burner but I don’t have time to go keto before fire season. I read an article on your website saying the day prior to something hardcore you can carb up. My question is the night before the hike should I carb up before bed but eat any carbs in the morning before the hike? Or just protein and fat. I would love to use these hikes to train my body to burn fat, and am wondering if eating carbs right before it will keep my body trained on relying on carbs. No matter what though falling out of the hike is not an option. Please let me know your thoughts.

Links mentioned in the response:
Eating For A Long Workout podcast episode with Steve Born
Study: Effects of high-fat and high-carbohydrate diets on metabolism and performance in cycling
Study: Influence of dietary carbohydrate intake on the free testosterone: cortisol ratio responses to short-term intensive exercise training
Article: The Real Truth About What To Eat Before, During And After Your Workouts & Races
Endurance Pack for fueling long workouts

Getting Off A Ketogenic Diet Safely

Bill: Wants some tips on transitioning away from a ketogenic diet for competition. He is 57 and on a low carb diet (hybrid of bulletproof and meatless paleo). He is concentrating this race season on shorter distances (sprints and olympic triathlon) and and would like to return to the carb intensive nutrition he used to be on for heavy competition. Is this an either or situation? Does he have to give up all sources of healthy fats if he wants to eat more fast burning carbs? How should he balance the ratios of introducing carbs and reducing fat?

Links mentioned in the response:
Study: Impaired glucose tolerance in low-carbohydrate diet: maybe only a physiological state
Gluten-free, raw, unpasteurized Apple Cider Vinegar
Bitter Melon Extract

Can HDL Be Too High?

Suzanne: She wants to know when HDL could be too high and become a cause for concern. She is 40, fairly active, 120lbs, 5′ 5″, 14-16% body fat, and eats a paleo diet. She is working with a health practitioner that is inline with her paleo lifestyle. Recently her blood panel came back and the doc was concerned. HDL 200, Total Cholesterol 341, Triglycerids 40, LDL 131, CRP .2, Vit D is low at 28. Do you have any insite on that and how you would address her overly HDL levels. Doc is suggesting cutting her saturated fat intake. What are you thoughts on that.

David: He just looked at your lab reports and saw your “astronomically high” HDL readings. How do you get those readings so high? David is Paleo, low-carb and has been for about two years. He weight trains and does sprints and has never had a reading over 90. He wants to know how you do it!

Links mentioned in the response:
Study: Measuring HDL particles as opposed to HDL cholesterol is a a better indicator of coronary heart disease
Upgraded MCT Oil
23andme genetic testing

Is distilled water healthy?

Luke: He heard a doctor say something on Jimmy Moore’s show about doing an annual 7-10 day fast where you drink only distilled water. He said that this is a good way to flush out toxins and prevent certain types of cancer. Luke is a triathlete and trains almost year round. If he was to do a fast like this, would it really damage his muscle and power? Perhaps even damage his health. Do you recommend this type of thing at all?

Links mentioned in the response:
This Detox Pack
Trace liquid minerals
Sea salt
Whole house water structuring unit

Gaining muscle on a ketogenic diet

Tanner: He listened to the Paleocon speech by Ameer Rosic on Ketogenic Diets. He said that Ketogenic diets may not be great for athletes and people who are trying to gain muscle and strength because of the IGF response. Can you shed some light on how these hormones effect each other. Cortisol, insulin, HGH and IGF1 any help and info on the relationship between ketogenic diets and muscle growth.

Links mentioned in the response:
Study: Effects of Dietary Carbohydrate Restriction with High Protein Intake on Protein Metabolism and the Somatotropic Axis

VITAMIN K2 AND D3 OLIVE OIL-BASED SOFTGEL

NOTICE OF DISCLOSURE: http://cmp.ly/3
AUTHENTIC PALEO MUFFINS, BAGELS & MORE

NOTICE OF DISCLOSURE: http://cmp.ly/3
LINKS MENTIONED IN EPISODE 796
- SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Leaner Living’s new K2/K3 Combo supplement
- SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: The Great Low Carb Bread Company’s Paleo Bagels, Buns, and Muffins
- Ben Greenfield from “Ben Greenfield Fitness”
- Ben on Twitter
- Brock Skywalker from “Frozen Puck”
- Brock on Twitter
- “The Ben Greenfield Fitness” iTunes podcast
- Beyond Training: Mastering Endurance, Health & Life
- RELATED PODCAST: Ask The Low-Carb Experts #37: Ben Greenfield | Ketogenic Diets And Exercise Performance
- RELATED PODCAST: The LLVLC Show #682: Guest Hosts Ben Greenfield And Brock Skywalker On The Dangers Of Extreme Carb Restriction

792: LLVLC Classic – The Paleo Solution Author And Health Icon Robb Wolf

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Former research biochemist, fitness and nutrition blogger and podcaster, and New York Times bestselling author Robb Wolf is our guest today for this LLVLC Show Classic from our golden archives in Episode 792 of “The Livin’ La Vida Low-Carb Show.”

LISTEN AND DOWNLOAD AT ITUNES

Today’s LLVLC Show Classic episode is with arguably the most famous name in the Paleo community. He is the great Robb Wolf and affectionately referred to as “baby Jesus.” Robb has firmly established himself as a force to be reckoned with in the health conversation over the past few years with the release of his New York Times bestselling book The Paleo Solution: The Original Human Diet and an extremely popular Top 5 iTunes Health podcast called “The Paleo Solution.” He moved from Chico, California to Reno, Nevada to begin working with first responders there to help them get their health back in line to perform their duties to serve and protect in their community by shifting their diet to a low-carb Paleo way of life. But long before all of that happened, we had Robb Wolf on this podcast talking about his basic philosophy regarding nutrition, fitness, and health like only he can. Listen in as we share two incredible interviews with this highly influential and respected leader from the world of Paleo.

INTRODUCING LOW-CARB WHEAT-FREE MARKET FOODS:

NOTICE OF DISCLOSURE: http://cmp.ly/3
TRY THE DOUBLE CHOCOLATE CHUNK QUEST PROTEIN BAR

NOTICE OF DISCLOSURE: http://cmp.ly/3
AUTHENTIC PALEO MUFFINS, BAGELS & MORE

NOTICE OF DISCLOSURE: http://cmp.ly/3
LINKS MENTIONED IN EPISODE 792
- SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Get Wheat Belly and low-carb friendly foods from the “Wheat-Free Market”
- SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Double Chocolate Chunk Quest Protein Bars
- SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: The Great Low Carb Bread Company’s Paleo Bagels, Buns, and Muffins
- Robb Wolf bio
- The Paleo Solution: The Original Human Diet
- Jimmy’s book review of The Paleo Solution
- RobbWolf.com
- Robb’s “The Paleo Solution” iTunes podcast
- Robb’s work using a low-carb Paleo plan with police officers in Reno, Nevada
- Robb on Facebook
- Robb on Twitter
- Robb on Google+
- Robb on Pinterest
- Robb Wolf and Chris Kresser’s supplement company Paleologix
- VIDEO: Paleo Diet Leaders Art DeVany and Robb Wolf On Nightline 3-1-11
- RELATED PODCAST: Ask The Low-Carb Experts #20: Transitioning To The Paleo Diet | Robb Wolf

776: Guest Hosts Kevin Davis And Brian Sellers Say To Get Less Stress

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Lifestyle fitness coach Kevin Davis and anxiety counselor Brian Sellers from EcoFit Health Radio are our special guest co-hosts in Episode 776 of “The Livin’ La Vida Low-Carb Show.”

LISTEN AND DOWNLOAD AT ITUNES

We’ve got two more health podcasters you probably haven’t heard of before–but you should! They are Kevin Davis and Brian Sellers from the iTunes health podcast “EcoFit Health Radio” (listen to Jimmy Moore’s appearance in Episode 3). Listen in to today’s podcast as Kevin and Brian discuss the plethora of negative implications that come from being freaked out, worried, anxious and emanating stress out of every fiber of your being! Let the “EcoFit Health Radio” podcast dudes show you why chronic stress and anxiety are counterproductive to healthy living and weight loss, why everyone needs to be aware of their stress triggers, the physiology of what happens when your body is under stress, and the things we can do to manage the stress that comes in our lives. If you’ve got stress in your life (and who doesn’t?), then you won’t want to miss hearing this podcast.

INTRODUCING LOW-CARB WHEAT-FREE MARKET FOODS:

NOTICE OF DISCLOSURE: http://cmp.ly/3
TRY THE NEW DOUBLE CHOCOLATE CHUNK QUEST BAR

NOTICE OF DISCLOSURE: http://cmp.ly/3
LINKS MENTIONED IN EPISODE 776
- SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Get Wheat Belly and low-carb friendly foods from the “Wheat-Free Market”
- SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: NEW Double Chocolate Chunk Quest Protein Bars
- Kevin Davis bio
- Brian Sellers bio
- Official “EcoFit” web site
- Listen to Kevin and Brian’s iTunes health podcast “EcoFit Health Radio”
- RELATED PODCAST: Jimmy Moore in Episode 3 of “EcoFit Health Radio”

Category Archives: Exercise

806: Guest Host Cassie Bjork Interviews Michelle Tam From ‘Nom Nom Paleo’

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Registered, Licensed Dietitian, health coach, blogger and podcaster Cassie Bjork is our special guest host interviewing Paleo blogger and author Michelle Tam in Episode 806 of “The Livin’ La Vida Low-Carb Show.”

LISTEN AND DOWNLOAD AT ITUNES

Today we’ve got a guest host that may be familiar to fans of Jimmy Moore’s podcast. She is Cassie Bjork from “Dietitian Cassie” and serves as Jimmy’s co-host on his Friday podcast “Low-Carb Conversations With Jimmy Moore & Friends.” She is incredibly passionate about exposing people to healthy nutrition with real food. Through her work as Dietitian Cassie, she focuses on debunking rumors, diet myths and fads while teaching clients how to eat healthy by breaking down research-based material into practical forms that can be implemented into any lifestyle. Cassie is an ardent believer in using real food for optimal health and performance and strives to live a balanced lifestyle while helping others do the same.

Cassie invited on Paleo blogger and New York Times bestselling author of Nom Nom Paleo: Food for Humans Michelle Tam from “Nom Nom Paleo.” In partnership with her husband, Henry Fong, Michelle developed the top-selling Nom Nom Paleo iPad app as well as their new book. When she’s not cooking or writing, Michelle can be found working graveyard shifts as a hospital pharmacist, chasing her two young sons around the house, or passed out cold (yes, she’s got quite the quirky sense of humor, but that’s why we love her!).

Listen in as Cassie and Michelle discuss how she balances the many important roles in her life, how she prioritizes each of those duties to stay sane through the busyness, what she feeds her kids in their school lunches, how she transitioned her kids to embrace and love the Paleo diet, the importance of being realistic and listening to your body, the critical impact of exercise on health, not falling for “Paleo Perfectionism,” her recommendations for stress management to prevent stress eating, and how the idea of treats fits into a Paleo template. And don’t miss hearing Michelle shares her kitchen staples and what she does when she doesn’t have a lot of time to cook. This is a fun episode with two amazingly spectacular leaders in the Paleo/real food community.

Get Michelle Tam’s new book Nom Nom Paleo:

VITAMIN K2 AND D3 OLIVE OIL-BASED SOFTGEL

NOTICE OF DISCLOSURE: http://cmp.ly/3

INTRODUCING LOW-CARB WHEAT-FREE MARKET FOODS:

NOTICE OF DISCLOSURE: http://cmp.ly/3

LINKS MENTIONED IN EPISODE 806
- SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Leaner Living’s new K2/K3 Combo supplement
- SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Get Wheat Belly and low-carb friendly foods from the “Wheat-Free Market”
- “Dietitian Cassie” website
- “Low-Carb Conversations” podcast
- Cassie on Facebook
- Cassie on Twitter
- Cassie on Instagram
- Cassie on Pinterest
- Michelle Tam at “Nom Nom Paleo”
- Nom Nom Paleo: Food for Humans
- Nom Nom Paleo iPad app
- Michelle on Facebook
- Michelle on Twitter
- Michelle on Instagram
- Michelle on Pinterest
- Michelle’s “Surviving The Night Shift”
- Michelle’s “Packing Paleo School Lunches”
- Michelle’s “Egg-stravaganza!”

804: LLVLC Classic – Drs. Mike & Mary Dan Eades Share Where Low-Carb Is Going

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Bariatric physicians and New York Times bestselling authors Drs. Mike and Mary Dan Eades are our guests today in this LLVLC Show Classic from our golden archives in Episode 804 of “The Livin’ La Vida Low-Carb Show.”

LISTEN AND DOWNLOAD AT ITUNES

In today’s LLVLC Show Classic episode, we go back in time to the first time Jimmy ever met Drs. Mike and Mary Dan Eades, authors of the bestselling book Protein Power: The High-Protein/Low Carbohydrate Way to Lose Weight, Feel Fit, and Boost Your Health-in Just Weeks!, at the American Society of Bariatric Physicians (ASBP) conference in Phoenix, Arizona several years ago. He asked the dynamic low-carb duo for an interview during the conference and they graciously accepted his invitation.

Listen in as they share about why belly fat is harder to burn as you get older and what to do about it, which is better to consume between fat and protein, why the “slow-burn” weight lifting technique may be better for you than traditional resistance training methods, some of the more absurd dietary delusions espoused by vegan proponents like Dr. Dean Ornish, the bias that exists from people when looking at the latest scientific studies on nutrition, Dr. Mike’s response to the brouhaha that arose between him and Anthony Colpo, and the tortuous yet effective intermittent fasting concept. This podcast was so chock full of a goldmine of content that we hope you enjoy from our archives.

Then we’ll also share Jimmy’s follow-up interview with the Eades when they released their book The 6-Week Cure for the Middle-Aged Middle: The Simple Plan to Flatten Your Belly Fast! Listen in for details about this low-carb plan born out of necessity when they started their own television show to help those people in the middle of life who need a bit of belly-flattening that works. This is an LLVLC Show Classic episode for the history books! ENJOY!

DARK CHOCOLATE ORANGE CHOCOPERFECTION BARS

NOTICE OF DISCLOSURE: http://cmp.ly/3
AUTHENTIC PALEO MUFFINS, BAGELS & MORE

NOTICE OF DISCLOSURE: http://cmp.ly/3
THE ALL-NEW COOKIES & CREAM QUEST PROTEIN BAR:

NOTICE OF DISCLOSURE: http://cmp.ly/3
LINKS MENTIONED IN EPISODE 804
- SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Get the brand new Dark Chocolate Orange ChocoPerfection Bars
- SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: The Great Low Carb Bread Company’s Paleo Bagels, Buns, and Muffins
- SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Cookies & Cream Quest Protein Bar
- Drs. Mike and Mary Dan Eades bio
- ProteinPower.com
- Protein Power: The High-Protein/Low Carbohydrate Way to Lose Weight, Feel Fit, and Boost Your Health-in Just Weeks!
- The 6-Week Cure for the Middle-Aged Middle: The Simple Plan to Flatten Your Belly Fast!
- Protein Power: The High-Protein/Low Carbohydrate Way to Lose Weight, Feel Fit, and Boost Your Health-in Just Weeks!
- The Low-Carb Comfort Food Cookbook
- The 30-Day Low-Carb Diet Solution
- The Low Carb CookwoRx Cookbook
- Dr. Mike’s blog
- Dr. Mike Eades on Twitter
- Drs. Eades’ SousVide Supreme

796: Guest Host Ben Greenfield On Gaining Muscle On A Ketogenic Diet And More

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Coach, author, speaker, ex-bodybuilder, Ironman triathlete, and fitness and health podcaster Ben Greenfield is our special guest host in Episode 796 of “The Livin’ La Vida Low-Carb Show.”

LISTEN AND DOWNLOAD AT ITUNES

We’ve pulled out the big guns for today’s show with a highly-qualified special guest host. He is Ben Greenfield from the top-ranked “The Ben Greenfield Fitness” iTunes podcast where he is joined by his affable co-host Brock Skywalker. Ben is releasing his debut book from Victory Belt Publishing called Beyond Training: Mastering Endurance, Health & Life on April 15, 2014 all about how to overcome common health-related training issues while optimizing your workouts so you can look, feel, and perform like a champion.

Ben and Brock fill in for our host Jimmy Moore today (who is in the editing process of his August 5, 2014 book release Keto Clarity: Your Definitive Guide to the Benefits of a Low-Carb, High-Fat Diet) by doing it in their familiar question and answer style of “The Ben Greenfield Fitness” podcast. Here are the topics discussed in today’s show:

Should You Eat Before A Long Workout?

Robert: I’m a wild land firefighter and for training we do these extremely hard complete ass kicking hikes loaded down with gear that seriously take everything i got and you can not fall out. I’m trying to switch to being more of a fat burner than a sugar burner but I don’t have time to go keto before fire season. I read an article on your website saying the day prior to something hardcore you can carb up. My question is the night before the hike should I carb up before bed but eat any carbs in the morning before the hike? Or just protein and fat. I would love to use these hikes to train my body to burn fat, and am wondering if eating carbs right before it will keep my body trained on relying on carbs. No matter what though falling out of the hike is not an option. Please let me know your thoughts.

Links mentioned in the response:
Eating For A Long Workout podcast episode with Steve Born
Study: Effects of high-fat and high-carbohydrate diets on metabolism and performance in cycling
Study: Influence of dietary carbohydrate intake on the free testosterone: cortisol ratio responses to short-term intensive exercise training
Article: The Real Truth About What To Eat Before, During And After Your Workouts & Races
Endurance Pack for fueling long workouts

Getting Off A Ketogenic Diet Safely

Bill: Wants some tips on transitioning away from a ketogenic diet for competition. He is 57 and on a low carb diet (hybrid of bulletproof and meatless paleo). He is concentrating this race season on shorter distances (sprints and olympic triathlon) and and would like to return to the carb intensive nutrition he used to be on for heavy competition. Is this an either or situation? Does he have to give up all sources of healthy fats if he wants to eat more fast burning carbs? How should he balance the ratios of introducing carbs and reducing fat?

Links mentioned in the response:
Study: Impaired glucose tolerance in low-carbohydrate diet: maybe only a physiological state
Gluten-free, raw, unpasteurized Apple Cider Vinegar
Bitter Melon Extract

Can HDL Be Too High?

Suzanne: She wants to know when HDL could be too high and become a cause for concern. She is 40, fairly active, 120lbs, 5′ 5″, 14-16% body fat, and eats a paleo diet. She is working with a health practitioner that is inline with her paleo lifestyle. Recently her blood panel came back and the doc was concerned. HDL 200, Total Cholesterol 341, Triglycerids 40, LDL 131, CRP .2, Vit D is low at 28. Do you have any insite on that and how you would address her overly HDL levels. Doc is suggesting cutting her saturated fat intake. What are you thoughts on that.

David: He just looked at your lab reports and saw your “astronomically high” HDL readings. How do you get those readings so high? David is Paleo, low-carb and has been for about two years. He weight trains and does sprints and has never had a reading over 90. He wants to know how you do it!

Links mentioned in the response:
Study: Measuring HDL particles as opposed to HDL cholesterol is a a better indicator of coronary heart disease
Upgraded MCT Oil
23andme genetic testing

Is distilled water healthy?

Luke: He heard a doctor say something on Jimmy Moore’s show about doing an annual 7-10 day fast where you drink only distilled water. He said that this is a good way to flush out toxins and prevent certain types of cancer. Luke is a triathlete and trains almost year round. If he was to do a fast like this, would it really damage his muscle and power? Perhaps even damage his health. Do you recommend this type of thing at all?

Links mentioned in the response:
This Detox Pack
Trace liquid minerals
Sea salt
Whole house water structuring unit

Gaining muscle on a ketogenic diet

Tanner: He listened to the Paleocon speech by Ameer Rosic on Ketogenic Diets. He said that Ketogenic diets may not be great for athletes and people who are trying to gain muscle and strength because of the IGF response. Can you shed some light on how these hormones effect each other. Cortisol, insulin, HGH and IGF1 any help and info on the relationship between ketogenic diets and muscle growth.

Links mentioned in the response:
Study: Effects of Dietary Carbohydrate Restriction with High Protein Intake on Protein Metabolism and the Somatotropic Axis

VITAMIN K2 AND D3 OLIVE OIL-BASED SOFTGEL

NOTICE OF DISCLOSURE: http://cmp.ly/3
AUTHENTIC PALEO MUFFINS, BAGELS & MORE

NOTICE OF DISCLOSURE: http://cmp.ly/3
LINKS MENTIONED IN EPISODE 796
- SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Leaner Living’s new K2/K3 Combo supplement
- SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: The Great Low Carb Bread Company’s Paleo Bagels, Buns, and Muffins
- Ben Greenfield from “Ben Greenfield Fitness”
- Ben on Twitter
- Brock Skywalker from “Frozen Puck”
- Brock on Twitter
- “The Ben Greenfield Fitness” iTunes podcast
- Beyond Training: Mastering Endurance, Health & Life
- RELATED PODCAST: Ask The Low-Carb Experts #37: Ben Greenfield | Ketogenic Diets And Exercise Performance
- RELATED PODCAST: The LLVLC Show #682: Guest Hosts Ben Greenfield And Brock Skywalker On The Dangers Of Extreme Carb Restriction

792: LLVLC Classic – The Paleo Solution Author And Health Icon Robb Wolf

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Former research biochemist, fitness and nutrition blogger and podcaster, and New York Times bestselling author Robb Wolf is our guest today for this LLVLC Show Classic from our golden archives in Episode 792 of “The Livin’ La Vida Low-Carb Show.”

LISTEN AND DOWNLOAD AT ITUNES

Today’s LLVLC Show Classic episode is with arguably the most famous name in the Paleo community. He is the great Robb Wolf and affectionately referred to as “baby Jesus.” Robb has firmly established himself as a force to be reckoned with in the health conversation over the past few years with the release of his New York Times bestselling book The Paleo Solution: The Original Human Diet and an extremely popular Top 5 iTunes Health podcast called “The Paleo Solution.” He moved from Chico, California to Reno, Nevada to begin working with first responders there to help them get their health back in line to perform their duties to serve and protect in their community by shifting their diet to a low-carb Paleo way of life. But long before all of that happened, we had Robb Wolf on this podcast talking about his basic philosophy regarding nutrition, fitness, and health like only he can. Listen in as we share two incredible interviews with this highly influential and respected leader from the world of Paleo.

INTRODUCING LOW-CARB WHEAT-FREE MARKET FOODS:

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TRY THE DOUBLE CHOCOLATE CHUNK QUEST PROTEIN BAR

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AUTHENTIC PALEO MUFFINS, BAGELS & MORE

NOTICE OF DISCLOSURE: http://cmp.ly/3
LINKS MENTIONED IN EPISODE 792
- SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Get Wheat Belly and low-carb friendly foods from the “Wheat-Free Market”
- SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Double Chocolate Chunk Quest Protein Bars
- SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: The Great Low Carb Bread Company’s Paleo Bagels, Buns, and Muffins
- Robb Wolf bio
- The Paleo Solution: The Original Human Diet
- Jimmy’s book review of The Paleo Solution
- RobbWolf.com
- Robb’s “The Paleo Solution” iTunes podcast
- Robb’s work using a low-carb Paleo plan with police officers in Reno, Nevada
- Robb on Facebook
- Robb on Twitter
- Robb on Google+
- Robb on Pinterest
- Robb Wolf and Chris Kresser’s supplement company Paleologix
- VIDEO: Paleo Diet Leaders Art DeVany and Robb Wolf On Nightline 3-1-11
- RELATED PODCAST: Ask The Low-Carb Experts #20: Transitioning To The Paleo Diet | Robb Wolf

776: Guest Hosts Kevin Davis And Brian Sellers Say To Get Less Stress

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Lifestyle fitness coach Kevin Davis and anxiety counselor Brian Sellers from EcoFit Health Radio are our special guest co-hosts in Episode 776 of “The Livin’ La Vida Low-Carb Show.”

LISTEN AND DOWNLOAD AT ITUNES

We’ve got two more health podcasters you probably haven’t heard of before–but you should! They are Kevin Davis and Brian Sellers from the iTunes health podcast “EcoFit Health Radio” (listen to Jimmy Moore’s appearance in Episode 3). Listen in to today’s podcast as Kevin and Brian discuss the plethora of negative implications that come from being freaked out, worried, anxious and emanating stress out of every fiber of your being! Let the “EcoFit Health Radio” podcast dudes show you why chronic stress and anxiety are counterproductive to healthy living and weight loss, why everyone needs to be aware of their stress triggers, the physiology of what happens when your body is under stress, and the things we can do to manage the stress that comes in our lives. If you’ve got stress in your life (and who doesn’t?), then you won’t want to miss hearing this podcast.

INTRODUCING LOW-CARB WHEAT-FREE MARKET FOODS:

NOTICE OF DISCLOSURE: http://cmp.ly/3
TRY THE NEW DOUBLE CHOCOLATE CHUNK QUEST BAR

NOTICE OF DISCLOSURE: http://cmp.ly/3
LINKS MENTIONED IN EPISODE 776
- SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Get Wheat Belly and low-carb friendly foods from the “Wheat-Free Market”
- SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: NEW Double Chocolate Chunk Quest Protein Bars
- Kevin Davis bio
- Brian Sellers bio
- Official “EcoFit” web site
- Listen to Kevin and Brian’s iTunes health podcast “EcoFit Health Radio”
- RELATED PODCAST: Jimmy Moore in Episode 3 of “EcoFit Health Radio”

Category Archives: Exercise

806: Guest Host Cassie Bjork Interviews Michelle Tam From ‘Nom Nom Paleo’

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Registered, Licensed Dietitian, health coach, blogger and podcaster Cassie Bjork is our special guest host interviewing Paleo blogger and author Michelle Tam in Episode 806 of “The Livin’ La Vida Low-Carb Show.”

LISTEN AND DOWNLOAD AT ITUNES

Today we’ve got a guest host that may be familiar to fans of Jimmy Moore’s podcast. She is Cassie Bjork from “Dietitian Cassie” and serves as Jimmy’s co-host on his Friday podcast “Low-Carb Conversations With Jimmy Moore & Friends.” She is incredibly passionate about exposing people to healthy nutrition with real food. Through her work as Dietitian Cassie, she focuses on debunking rumors, diet myths and fads while teaching clients how to eat healthy by breaking down research-based material into practical forms that can be implemented into any lifestyle. Cassie is an ardent believer in using real food for optimal health and performance and strives to live a balanced lifestyle while helping others do the same.

Cassie invited on Paleo blogger and New York Times bestselling author of Nom Nom Paleo: Food for Humans Michelle Tam from “Nom Nom Paleo.” In partnership with her husband, Henry Fong, Michelle developed the top-selling Nom Nom Paleo iPad app as well as their new book. When she’s not cooking or writing, Michelle can be found working graveyard shifts as a hospital pharmacist, chasing her two young sons around the house, or passed out cold (yes, she’s got quite the quirky sense of humor, but that’s why we love her!).

Listen in as Cassie and Michelle discuss how she balances the many important roles in her life, how she prioritizes each of those duties to stay sane through the busyness, what she feeds her kids in their school lunches, how she transitioned her kids to embrace and love the Paleo diet, the importance of being realistic and listening to your body, the critical impact of exercise on health, not falling for “Paleo Perfectionism,” her recommendations for stress management to prevent stress eating, and how the idea of treats fits into a Paleo template. And don’t miss hearing Michelle shares her kitchen staples and what she does when she doesn’t have a lot of time to cook. This is a fun episode with two amazingly spectacular leaders in the Paleo/real food community.

Get Michelle Tam’s new book Nom Nom Paleo:

VITAMIN K2 AND D3 OLIVE OIL-BASED SOFTGEL

NOTICE OF DISCLOSURE: http://cmp.ly/3

INTRODUCING LOW-CARB WHEAT-FREE MARKET FOODS:

NOTICE OF DISCLOSURE: http://cmp.ly/3

LINKS MENTIONED IN EPISODE 806
- SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Leaner Living’s new K2/K3 Combo supplement
- SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Get Wheat Belly and low-carb friendly foods from the “Wheat-Free Market”
- “Dietitian Cassie” website
- “Low-Carb Conversations” podcast
- Cassie on Facebook
- Cassie on Twitter
- Cassie on Instagram
- Cassie on Pinterest
- Michelle Tam at “Nom Nom Paleo”
- Nom Nom Paleo: Food for Humans
- Nom Nom Paleo iPad app
- Michelle on Facebook
- Michelle on Twitter
- Michelle on Instagram
- Michelle on Pinterest
- Michelle’s “Surviving The Night Shift”
- Michelle’s “Packing Paleo School Lunches”
- Michelle’s “Egg-stravaganza!”

804: LLVLC Classic – Drs. Mike & Mary Dan Eades Share Where Low-Carb Is Going

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Bariatric physicians and New York Times bestselling authors Drs. Mike and Mary Dan Eades are our guests today in this LLVLC Show Classic from our golden archives in Episode 804 of “The Livin’ La Vida Low-Carb Show.”

LISTEN AND DOWNLOAD AT ITUNES

In today’s LLVLC Show Classic episode, we go back in time to the first time Jimmy ever met Drs. Mike and Mary Dan Eades, authors of the bestselling book Protein Power: The High-Protein/Low Carbohydrate Way to Lose Weight, Feel Fit, and Boost Your Health-in Just Weeks!, at the American Society of Bariatric Physicians (ASBP) conference in Phoenix, Arizona several years ago. He asked the dynamic low-carb duo for an interview during the conference and they graciously accepted his invitation.

Listen in as they share about why belly fat is harder to burn as you get older and what to do about it, which is better to consume between fat and protein, why the “slow-burn” weight lifting technique may be better for you than traditional resistance training methods, some of the more absurd dietary delusions espoused by vegan proponents like Dr. Dean Ornish, the bias that exists from people when looking at the latest scientific studies on nutrition, Dr. Mike’s response to the brouhaha that arose between him and Anthony Colpo, and the tortuous yet effective intermittent fasting concept. This podcast was so chock full of a goldmine of content that we hope you enjoy from our archives.

Then we’ll also share Jimmy’s follow-up interview with the Eades when they released their book The 6-Week Cure for the Middle-Aged Middle: The Simple Plan to Flatten Your Belly Fast! Listen in for details about this low-carb plan born out of necessity when they started their own television show to help those people in the middle of life who need a bit of belly-flattening that works. This is an LLVLC Show Classic episode for the history books! ENJOY!

DARK CHOCOLATE ORANGE CHOCOPERFECTION BARS

NOTICE OF DISCLOSURE: http://cmp.ly/3
AUTHENTIC PALEO MUFFINS, BAGELS & MORE

NOTICE OF DISCLOSURE: http://cmp.ly/3
THE ALL-NEW COOKIES & CREAM QUEST PROTEIN BAR:

NOTICE OF DISCLOSURE: http://cmp.ly/3
LINKS MENTIONED IN EPISODE 804
- SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Get the brand new Dark Chocolate Orange ChocoPerfection Bars
- SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: The Great Low Carb Bread Company’s Paleo Bagels, Buns, and Muffins
- SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Cookies & Cream Quest Protein Bar
- Drs. Mike and Mary Dan Eades bio
- ProteinPower.com
- Protein Power: The High-Protein/Low Carbohydrate Way to Lose Weight, Feel Fit, and Boost Your Health-in Just Weeks!
- The 6-Week Cure for the Middle-Aged Middle: The Simple Plan to Flatten Your Belly Fast!
- Protein Power: The High-Protein/Low Carbohydrate Way to Lose Weight, Feel Fit, and Boost Your Health-in Just Weeks!
- The Low-Carb Comfort Food Cookbook
- The 30-Day Low-Carb Diet Solution
- The Low Carb CookwoRx Cookbook
- Dr. Mike’s blog
- Dr. Mike Eades on Twitter
- Drs. Eades’ SousVide Supreme

796: Guest Host Ben Greenfield On Gaining Muscle On A Ketogenic Diet And More

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Coach, author, speaker, ex-bodybuilder, Ironman triathlete, and fitness and health podcaster Ben Greenfield is our special guest host in Episode 796 of “The Livin’ La Vida Low-Carb Show.”

LISTEN AND DOWNLOAD AT ITUNES

We’ve pulled out the big guns for today’s show with a highly-qualified special guest host. He is Ben Greenfield from the top-ranked “The Ben Greenfield Fitness” iTunes podcast where he is joined by his affable co-host Brock Skywalker. Ben is releasing his debut book from Victory Belt Publishing called Beyond Training: Mastering Endurance, Health & Life on April 15, 2014 all about how to overcome common health-related training issues while optimizing your workouts so you can look, feel, and perform like a champion.

Ben and Brock fill in for our host Jimmy Moore today (who is in the editing process of his August 5, 2014 book release Keto Clarity: Your Definitive Guide to the Benefits of a Low-Carb, High-Fat Diet) by doing it in their familiar question and answer style of “The Ben Greenfield Fitness” podcast. Here are the topics discussed in today’s show:

Should You Eat Before A Long Workout?

Robert: I’m a wild land firefighter and for training we do these extremely hard complete ass kicking hikes loaded down with gear that seriously take everything i got and you can not fall out. I’m trying to switch to being more of a fat burner than a sugar burner but I don’t have time to go keto before fire season. I read an article on your website saying the day prior to something hardcore you can carb up. My question is the night before the hike should I carb up before bed but eat any carbs in the morning before the hike? Or just protein and fat. I would love to use these hikes to train my body to burn fat, and am wondering if eating carbs right before it will keep my body trained on relying on carbs. No matter what though falling out of the hike is not an option. Please let me know your thoughts.

Links mentioned in the response:
Eating For A Long Workout podcast episode with Steve Born
Study: Effects of high-fat and high-carbohydrate diets on metabolism and performance in cycling
Study: Influence of dietary carbohydrate intake on the free testosterone: cortisol ratio responses to short-term intensive exercise training
Article: The Real Truth About What To Eat Before, During And After Your Workouts & Races
Endurance Pack for fueling long workouts

Getting Off A Ketogenic Diet Safely

Bill: Wants some tips on transitioning away from a ketogenic diet for competition. He is 57 and on a low carb diet (hybrid of bulletproof and meatless paleo). He is concentrating this race season on shorter distances (sprints and olympic triathlon) and and would like to return to the carb intensive nutrition he used to be on for heavy competition. Is this an either or situation? Does he have to give up all sources of healthy fats if he wants to eat more fast burning carbs? How should he balance the ratios of introducing carbs and reducing fat?

Links mentioned in the response:
Study: Impaired glucose tolerance in low-carbohydrate diet: maybe only a physiological state
Gluten-free, raw, unpasteurized Apple Cider Vinegar
Bitter Melon Extract

Can HDL Be Too High?

Suzanne: She wants to know when HDL could be too high and become a cause for concern. She is 40, fairly active, 120lbs, 5′ 5″, 14-16% body fat, and eats a paleo diet. She is working with a health practitioner that is inline with her paleo lifestyle. Recently her blood panel came back and the doc was concerned. HDL 200, Total Cholesterol 341, Triglycerids 40, LDL 131, CRP .2, Vit D is low at 28. Do you have any insite on that and how you would address her overly HDL levels. Doc is suggesting cutting her saturated fat intake. What are you thoughts on that.

David: He just looked at your lab reports and saw your “astronomically high” HDL readings. How do you get those readings so high? David is Paleo, low-carb and has been for about two years. He weight trains and does sprints and has never had a reading over 90. He wants to know how you do it!

Links mentioned in the response:
Study: Measuring HDL particles as opposed to HDL cholesterol is a a better indicator of coronary heart disease
Upgraded MCT Oil
23andme genetic testing

Is distilled water healthy?

Luke: He heard a doctor say something on Jimmy Moore’s show about doing an annual 7-10 day fast where you drink only distilled water. He said that this is a good way to flush out toxins and prevent certain types of cancer. Luke is a triathlete and trains almost year round. If he was to do a fast like this, would it really damage his muscle and power? Perhaps even damage his health. Do you recommend this type of thing at all?

Links mentioned in the response:
This Detox Pack
Trace liquid minerals
Sea salt
Whole house water structuring unit

Gaining muscle on a ketogenic diet

Tanner: He listened to the Paleocon speech by Ameer Rosic on Ketogenic Diets. He said that Ketogenic diets may not be great for athletes and people who are trying to gain muscle and strength because of the IGF response. Can you shed some light on how these hormones effect each other. Cortisol, insulin, HGH and IGF1 any help and info on the relationship between ketogenic diets and muscle growth.

Links mentioned in the response:
Study: Effects of Dietary Carbohydrate Restriction with High Protein Intake on Protein Metabolism and the Somatotropic Axis

VITAMIN K2 AND D3 OLIVE OIL-BASED SOFTGEL

NOTICE OF DISCLOSURE: http://cmp.ly/3
AUTHENTIC PALEO MUFFINS, BAGELS & MORE

NOTICE OF DISCLOSURE: http://cmp.ly/3
LINKS MENTIONED IN EPISODE 796
- SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Leaner Living’s new K2/K3 Combo supplement
- SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: The Great Low Carb Bread Company’s Paleo Bagels, Buns, and Muffins
- Ben Greenfield from “Ben Greenfield Fitness”
- Ben on Twitter
- Brock Skywalker from “Frozen Puck”
- Brock on Twitter
- “The Ben Greenfield Fitness” iTunes podcast
- Beyond Training: Mastering Endurance, Health & Life
- RELATED PODCAST: Ask The Low-Carb Experts #37: Ben Greenfield | Ketogenic Diets And Exercise Performance
- RELATED PODCAST: The LLVLC Show #682: Guest Hosts Ben Greenfield And Brock Skywalker On The Dangers Of Extreme Carb Restriction

792: LLVLC Classic – The Paleo Solution Author And Health Icon Robb Wolf

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Former research biochemist, fitness and nutrition blogger and podcaster, and New York Times bestselling author Robb Wolf is our guest today for this LLVLC Show Classic from our golden archives in Episode 792 of “The Livin’ La Vida Low-Carb Show.”

LISTEN AND DOWNLOAD AT ITUNES

Today’s LLVLC Show Classic episode is with arguably the most famous name in the Paleo community. He is the great Robb Wolf and affectionately referred to as “baby Jesus.” Robb has firmly established himself as a force to be reckoned with in the health conversation over the past few years with the release of his New York Times bestselling book The Paleo Solution: The Original Human Diet and an extremely popular Top 5 iTunes Health podcast called “The Paleo Solution.” He moved from Chico, California to Reno, Nevada to begin working with first responders there to help them get their health back in line to perform their duties to serve and protect in their community by shifting their diet to a low-carb Paleo way of life. But long before all of that happened, we had Robb Wolf on this podcast talking about his basic philosophy regarding nutrition, fitness, and health like only he can. Listen in as we share two incredible interviews with this highly influential and respected leader from the world of Paleo.

INTRODUCING LOW-CARB WHEAT-FREE MARKET FOODS:

NOTICE OF DISCLOSURE: http://cmp.ly/3
TRY THE DOUBLE CHOCOLATE CHUNK QUEST PROTEIN BAR

NOTICE OF DISCLOSURE: http://cmp.ly/3
AUTHENTIC PALEO MUFFINS, BAGELS & MORE

NOTICE OF DISCLOSURE: http://cmp.ly/3
LINKS MENTIONED IN EPISODE 792
- SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Get Wheat Belly and low-carb friendly foods from the “Wheat-Free Market”
- SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Double Chocolate Chunk Quest Protein Bars
- SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: The Great Low Carb Bread Company’s Paleo Bagels, Buns, and Muffins
- Robb Wolf bio
- The Paleo Solution: The Original Human Diet
- Jimmy’s book review of The Paleo Solution
- RobbWolf.com
- Robb’s “The Paleo Solution” iTunes podcast
- Robb’s work using a low-carb Paleo plan with police officers in Reno, Nevada
- Robb on Facebook
- Robb on Twitter
- Robb on Google+
- Robb on Pinterest
- Robb Wolf and Chris Kresser’s supplement company Paleologix
- VIDEO: Paleo Diet Leaders Art DeVany and Robb Wolf On Nightline 3-1-11
- RELATED PODCAST: Ask The Low-Carb Experts #20: Transitioning To The Paleo Diet | Robb Wolf

776: Guest Hosts Kevin Davis And Brian Sellers Say To Get Less Stress

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Lifestyle fitness coach Kevin Davis and anxiety counselor Brian Sellers from EcoFit Health Radio are our special guest co-hosts in Episode 776 of “The Livin’ La Vida Low-Carb Show.”

LISTEN AND DOWNLOAD AT ITUNES

We’ve got two more health podcasters you probably haven’t heard of before–but you should! They are Kevin Davis and Brian Sellers from the iTunes health podcast “EcoFit Health Radio” (listen to Jimmy Moore’s appearance in Episode 3). Listen in to today’s podcast as Kevin and Brian discuss the plethora of negative implications that come from being freaked out, worried, anxious and emanating stress out of every fiber of your being! Let the “EcoFit Health Radio” podcast dudes show you why chronic stress and anxiety are counterproductive to healthy living and weight loss, why everyone needs to be aware of their stress triggers, the physiology of what happens when your body is under stress, and the things we can do to manage the stress that comes in our lives. If you’ve got stress in your life (and who doesn’t?), then you won’t want to miss hearing this podcast.

INTRODUCING LOW-CARB WHEAT-FREE MARKET FOODS:

NOTICE OF DISCLOSURE: http://cmp.ly/3
TRY THE NEW DOUBLE CHOCOLATE CHUNK QUEST BAR

NOTICE OF DISCLOSURE: http://cmp.ly/3
LINKS MENTIONED IN EPISODE 776
- SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Get Wheat Belly and low-carb friendly foods from the “Wheat-Free Market”
- SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: NEW Double Chocolate Chunk Quest Protein Bars
- Kevin Davis bio
- Brian Sellers bio
- Official “EcoFit” web site
- Listen to Kevin and Brian’s iTunes health podcast “EcoFit Health Radio”
- RELATED PODCAST: Jimmy Moore in Episode 3 of “EcoFit Health Radio”

Category Archives: Exercise

806: Guest Host Cassie Bjork Interviews Michelle Tam From ‘Nom Nom Paleo’

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Registered, Licensed Dietitian, health coach, blogger and podcaster Cassie Bjork is our special guest host interviewing Paleo blogger and author Michelle Tam in Episode 806 of “The Livin’ La Vida Low-Carb Show.”

LISTEN AND DOWNLOAD AT ITUNES

Today we’ve got a guest host that may be familiar to fans of Jimmy Moore’s podcast. She is Cassie Bjork from “Dietitian Cassie” and serves as Jimmy’s co-host on his Friday podcast “Low-Carb Conversations With Jimmy Moore & Friends.” She is incredibly passionate about exposing people to healthy nutrition with real food. Through her work as Dietitian Cassie, she focuses on debunking rumors, diet myths and fads while teaching clients how to eat healthy by breaking down research-based material into practical forms that can be implemented into any lifestyle. Cassie is an ardent believer in using real food for optimal health and performance and strives to live a balanced lifestyle while helping others do the same.

Cassie invited on Paleo blogger and New York Times bestselling author of Nom Nom Paleo: Food for Humans Michelle Tam from “Nom Nom Paleo.” In partnership with her husband, Henry Fong, Michelle developed the top-selling Nom Nom Paleo iPad app as well as their new book. When she’s not cooking or writing, Michelle can be found working graveyard shifts as a hospital pharmacist, chasing her two young sons around the house, or passed out cold (yes, she’s got quite the quirky sense of humor, but that’s why we love her!).

Listen in as Cassie and Michelle discuss how she balances the many important roles in her life, how she prioritizes each of those duties to stay sane through the busyness, what she feeds her kids in their school lunches, how she transitioned her kids to embrace and love the Paleo diet, the importance of being realistic and listening to your body, the critical impact of exercise on health, not falling for “Paleo Perfectionism,” her recommendations for stress management to prevent stress eating, and how the idea of treats fits into a Paleo template. And don’t miss hearing Michelle shares her kitchen staples and what she does when she doesn’t have a lot of time to cook. This is a fun episode with two amazingly spectacular leaders in the Paleo/real food community.

Get Michelle Tam’s new book Nom Nom Paleo:

VITAMIN K2 AND D3 OLIVE OIL-BASED SOFTGEL

NOTICE OF DISCLOSURE: http://cmp.ly/3

INTRODUCING LOW-CARB WHEAT-FREE MARKET FOODS:

NOTICE OF DISCLOSURE: http://cmp.ly/3

LINKS MENTIONED IN EPISODE 806
- SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Leaner Living’s new K2/K3 Combo supplement
- SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Get Wheat Belly and low-carb friendly foods from the “Wheat-Free Market”
- “Dietitian Cassie” website
- “Low-Carb Conversations” podcast
- Cassie on Facebook
- Cassie on Twitter
- Cassie on Instagram
- Cassie on Pinterest
- Michelle Tam at “Nom Nom Paleo”
- Nom Nom Paleo: Food for Humans
- Nom Nom Paleo iPad app
- Michelle on Facebook
- Michelle on Twitter
- Michelle on Instagram
- Michelle on Pinterest
- Michelle’s “Surviving The Night Shift”
- Michelle’s “Packing Paleo School Lunches”
- Michelle’s “Egg-stravaganza!”

804: LLVLC Classic – Drs. Mike & Mary Dan Eades Share Where Low-Carb Is Going

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Bariatric physicians and New York Times bestselling authors Drs. Mike and Mary Dan Eades are our guests today in this LLVLC Show Classic from our golden archives in Episode 804 of “The Livin’ La Vida Low-Carb Show.”

LISTEN AND DOWNLOAD AT ITUNES

In today’s LLVLC Show Classic episode, we go back in time to the first time Jimmy ever met Drs. Mike and Mary Dan Eades, authors of the bestselling book Protein Power: The High-Protein/Low Carbohydrate Way to Lose Weight, Feel Fit, and Boost Your Health-in Just Weeks!, at the American Society of Bariatric Physicians (ASBP) conference in Phoenix, Arizona several years ago. He asked the dynamic low-carb duo for an interview during the conference and they graciously accepted his invitation.

Listen in as they share about why belly fat is harder to burn as you get older and what to do about it, which is better to consume between fat and protein, why the “slow-burn” weight lifting technique may be better for you than traditional resistance training methods, some of the more absurd dietary delusions espoused by vegan proponents like Dr. Dean Ornish, the bias that exists from people when looking at the latest scientific studies on nutrition, Dr. Mike’s response to the brouhaha that arose between him and Anthony Colpo, and the tortuous yet effective intermittent fasting concept. This podcast was so chock full of a goldmine of content that we hope you enjoy from our archives.

Then we’ll also share Jimmy’s follow-up interview with the Eades when they released their book The 6-Week Cure for the Middle-Aged Middle: The Simple Plan to Flatten Your Belly Fast! Listen in for details about this low-carb plan born out of necessity when they started their own television show to help those people in the middle of life who need a bit of belly-flattening that works. This is an LLVLC Show Classic episode for the history books! ENJOY!

DARK CHOCOLATE ORANGE CHOCOPERFECTION BARS

NOTICE OF DISCLOSURE: http://cmp.ly/3
AUTHENTIC PALEO MUFFINS, BAGELS & MORE

NOTICE OF DISCLOSURE: http://cmp.ly/3
THE ALL-NEW COOKIES & CREAM QUEST PROTEIN BAR:

NOTICE OF DISCLOSURE: http://cmp.ly/3
LINKS MENTIONED IN EPISODE 804
- SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Get the brand new Dark Chocolate Orange ChocoPerfection Bars
- SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: The Great Low Carb Bread Company’s Paleo Bagels, Buns, and Muffins
- SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Cookies & Cream Quest Protein Bar
- Drs. Mike and Mary Dan Eades bio
- ProteinPower.com
- Protein Power: The High-Protein/Low Carbohydrate Way to Lose Weight, Feel Fit, and Boost Your Health-in Just Weeks!
- The 6-Week Cure for the Middle-Aged Middle: The Simple Plan to Flatten Your Belly Fast!
- Protein Power: The High-Protein/Low Carbohydrate Way to Lose Weight, Feel Fit, and Boost Your Health-in Just Weeks!
- The Low-Carb Comfort Food Cookbook
- The 30-Day Low-Carb Diet Solution
- The Low Carb CookwoRx Cookbook
- Dr. Mike’s blog
- Dr. Mike Eades on Twitter
- Drs. Eades’ SousVide Supreme

796: Guest Host Ben Greenfield On Gaining Muscle On A Ketogenic Diet And More

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Coach, author, speaker, ex-bodybuilder, Ironman triathlete, and fitness and health podcaster Ben Greenfield is our special guest host in Episode 796 of “The Livin’ La Vida Low-Carb Show.”

LISTEN AND DOWNLOAD AT ITUNES

We’ve pulled out the big guns for today’s show with a highly-qualified special guest host. He is Ben Greenfield from the top-ranked “The Ben Greenfield Fitness” iTunes podcast where he is joined by his affable co-host Brock Skywalker. Ben is releasing his debut book from Victory Belt Publishing called Beyond Training: Mastering Endurance, Health & Life on April 15, 2014 all about how to overcome common health-related training issues while optimizing your workouts so you can look, feel, and perform like a champion.

Ben and Brock fill in for our host Jimmy Moore today (who is in the editing process of his August 5, 2014 book release Keto Clarity: Your Definitive Guide to the Benefits of a Low-Carb, High-Fat Diet) by doing it in their familiar question and answer style of “The Ben Greenfield Fitness” podcast. Here are the topics discussed in today’s show:

Should You Eat Before A Long Workout?

Robert: I’m a wild land firefighter and for training we do these extremely hard complete ass kicking hikes loaded down with gear that seriously take everything i got and you can not fall out. I’m trying to switch to being more of a fat burner than a sugar burner but I don’t have time to go keto before fire season. I read an article on your website saying the day prior to something hardcore you can carb up. My question is the night before the hike should I carb up before bed but eat any carbs in the morning before the hike? Or just protein and fat. I would love to use these hikes to train my body to burn fat, and am wondering if eating carbs right before it will keep my body trained on relying on carbs. No matter what though falling out of the hike is not an option. Please let me know your thoughts.

Links mentioned in the response:
Eating For A Long Workout podcast episode with Steve Born
Study: Effects of high-fat and high-carbohydrate diets on metabolism and performance in cycling
Study: Influence of dietary carbohydrate intake on the free testosterone: cortisol ratio responses to short-term intensive exercise training
Article: The Real Truth About What To Eat Before, During And After Your Workouts & Races
Endurance Pack for fueling long workouts

Getting Off A Ketogenic Diet Safely

Bill: Wants some tips on transitioning away from a ketogenic diet for competition. He is 57 and on a low carb diet (hybrid of bulletproof and meatless paleo). He is concentrating this race season on shorter distances (sprints and olympic triathlon) and and would like to return to the carb intensive nutrition he used to be on for heavy competition. Is this an either or situation? Does he have to give up all sources of healthy fats if he wants to eat more fast burning carbs? How should he balance the ratios of introducing carbs and reducing fat?

Links mentioned in the response:
Study: Impaired glucose tolerance in low-carbohydrate diet: maybe only a physiological state
Gluten-free, raw, unpasteurized Apple Cider Vinegar
Bitter Melon Extract

Can HDL Be Too High?

Suzanne: She wants to know when HDL could be too high and become a cause for concern. She is 40, fairly active, 120lbs, 5′ 5″, 14-16% body fat, and eats a paleo diet. She is working with a health practitioner that is inline with her paleo lifestyle. Recently her blood panel came back and the doc was concerned. HDL 200, Total Cholesterol 341, Triglycerids 40, LDL 131, CRP .2, Vit D is low at 28. Do you have any insite on that and how you would address her overly HDL levels. Doc is suggesting cutting her saturated fat intake. What are you thoughts on that.

David: He just looked at your lab reports and saw your “astronomically high” HDL readings. How do you get those readings so high? David is Paleo, low-carb and has been for about two years. He weight trains and does sprints and has never had a reading over 90. He wants to know how you do it!

Links mentioned in the response:
Study: Measuring HDL particles as opposed to HDL cholesterol is a a better indicator of coronary heart disease
Upgraded MCT Oil
23andme genetic testing

Is distilled water healthy?

Luke: He heard a doctor say something on Jimmy Moore’s show about doing an annual 7-10 day fast where you drink only distilled water. He said that this is a good way to flush out toxins and prevent certain types of cancer. Luke is a triathlete and trains almost year round. If he was to do a fast like this, would it really damage his muscle and power? Perhaps even damage his health. Do you recommend this type of thing at all?

Links mentioned in the response:
This Detox Pack
Trace liquid minerals
Sea salt
Whole house water structuring unit

Gaining muscle on a ketogenic diet

Tanner: He listened to the Paleocon speech by Ameer Rosic on Ketogenic Diets. He said that Ketogenic diets may not be great for athletes and people who are trying to gain muscle and strength because of the IGF response. Can you shed some light on how these hormones effect each other. Cortisol, insulin, HGH and IGF1 any help and info on the relationship between ketogenic diets and muscle growth.

Links mentioned in the response:
Study: Effects of Dietary Carbohydrate Restriction with High Protein Intake on Protein Metabolism and the Somatotropic Axis

VITAMIN K2 AND D3 OLIVE OIL-BASED SOFTGEL

NOTICE OF DISCLOSURE: http://cmp.ly/3
AUTHENTIC PALEO MUFFINS, BAGELS & MORE

NOTICE OF DISCLOSURE: http://cmp.ly/3
LINKS MENTIONED IN EPISODE 796
- SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Leaner Living’s new K2/K3 Combo supplement
- SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: The Great Low Carb Bread Company’s Paleo Bagels, Buns, and Muffins
- Ben Greenfield from “Ben Greenfield Fitness”
- Ben on Twitter
- Brock Skywalker from “Frozen Puck”
- Brock on Twitter
- “The Ben Greenfield Fitness” iTunes podcast
- Beyond Training: Mastering Endurance, Health & Life
- RELATED PODCAST: Ask The Low-Carb Experts #37: Ben Greenfield | Ketogenic Diets And Exercise Performance
- RELATED PODCAST: The LLVLC Show #682: Guest Hosts Ben Greenfield And Brock Skywalker On The Dangers Of Extreme Carb Restriction

792: LLVLC Classic – The Paleo Solution Author And Health Icon Robb Wolf

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Former research biochemist, fitness and nutrition blogger and podcaster, and New York Times bestselling author Robb Wolf is our guest today for this LLVLC Show Classic from our golden archives in Episode 792 of “The Livin’ La Vida Low-Carb Show.”

LISTEN AND DOWNLOAD AT ITUNES

Today’s LLVLC Show Classic episode is with arguably the most famous name in the Paleo community. He is the great Robb Wolf and affectionately referred to as “baby Jesus.” Robb has firmly established himself as a force to be reckoned with in the health conversation over the past few years with the release of his New York Times bestselling book The Paleo Solution: The Original Human Diet and an extremely popular Top 5 iTunes Health podcast called “The Paleo Solution.” He moved from Chico, California to Reno, Nevada to begin working with first responders there to help them get their health back in line to perform their duties to serve and protect in their community by shifting their diet to a low-carb Paleo way of life. But long before all of that happened, we had Robb Wolf on this podcast talking about his basic philosophy regarding nutrition, fitness, and health like only he can. Listen in as we share two incredible interviews with this highly influential and respected leader from the world of Paleo.

INTRODUCING LOW-CARB WHEAT-FREE MARKET FOODS:

NOTICE OF DISCLOSURE: http://cmp.ly/3
TRY THE DOUBLE CHOCOLATE CHUNK QUEST PROTEIN BAR

NOTICE OF DISCLOSURE: http://cmp.ly/3
AUTHENTIC PALEO MUFFINS, BAGELS & MORE

NOTICE OF DISCLOSURE: http://cmp.ly/3
LINKS MENTIONED IN EPISODE 792
- SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Get Wheat Belly and low-carb friendly foods from the “Wheat-Free Market”
- SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Double Chocolate Chunk Quest Protein Bars
- SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: The Great Low Carb Bread Company’s Paleo Bagels, Buns, and Muffins
- Robb Wolf bio
- The Paleo Solution: The Original Human Diet
- Jimmy’s book review of The Paleo Solution
- RobbWolf.com
- Robb’s “The Paleo Solution” iTunes podcast
- Robb’s work using a low-carb Paleo plan with police officers in Reno, Nevada
- Robb on Facebook
- Robb on Twitter
- Robb on Google+
- Robb on Pinterest
- Robb Wolf and Chris Kresser’s supplement company Paleologix
- VIDEO: Paleo Diet Leaders Art DeVany and Robb Wolf On Nightline 3-1-11
- RELATED PODCAST: Ask The Low-Carb Experts #20: Transitioning To The Paleo Diet | Robb Wolf

776: Guest Hosts Kevin Davis And Brian Sellers Say To Get Less Stress

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Lifestyle fitness coach Kevin Davis and anxiety counselor Brian Sellers from EcoFit Health Radio are our special guest co-hosts in Episode 776 of “The Livin’ La Vida Low-Carb Show.”

LISTEN AND DOWNLOAD AT ITUNES

We’ve got two more health podcasters you probably haven’t heard of before–but you should! They are Kevin Davis and Brian Sellers from the iTunes health podcast “EcoFit Health Radio” (listen to Jimmy Moore’s appearance in Episode 3). Listen in to today’s podcast as Kevin and Brian discuss the plethora of negative implications that come from being freaked out, worried, anxious and emanating stress out of every fiber of your being! Let the “EcoFit Health Radio” podcast dudes show you why chronic stress and anxiety are counterproductive to healthy living and weight loss, why everyone needs to be aware of their stress triggers, the physiology of what happens when your body is under stress, and the things we can do to manage the stress that comes in our lives. If you’ve got stress in your life (and who doesn’t?), then you won’t want to miss hearing this podcast.

INTRODUCING LOW-CARB WHEAT-FREE MARKET FOODS:

NOTICE OF DISCLOSURE: http://cmp.ly/3
TRY THE NEW DOUBLE CHOCOLATE CHUNK QUEST BAR

NOTICE OF DISCLOSURE: http://cmp.ly/3
LINKS MENTIONED IN EPISODE 776
- SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Get Wheat Belly and low-carb friendly foods from the “Wheat-Free Market”
- SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: NEW Double Chocolate Chunk Quest Protein Bars
- Kevin Davis bio
- Brian Sellers bio
- Official “EcoFit” web site
- Listen to Kevin and Brian’s iTunes health podcast “EcoFit Health Radio”
- RELATED PODCAST: Jimmy Moore in Episode 3 of “EcoFit Health Radio”

Category Archives: Exercise

806: Guest Host Cassie Bjork Interviews Michelle Tam From ‘Nom Nom Paleo’

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Registered, Licensed Dietitian, health coach, blogger and podcaster Cassie Bjork is our special guest host interviewing Paleo blogger and author Michelle Tam in Episode 806 of “The Livin’ La Vida Low-Carb Show.”

LISTEN AND DOWNLOAD AT ITUNES

Today we’ve got a guest host that may be familiar to fans of Jimmy Moore’s podcast. She is Cassie Bjork from “Dietitian Cassie” and serves as Jimmy’s co-host on his Friday podcast “Low-Carb Conversations With Jimmy Moore & Friends.” She is incredibly passionate about exposing people to healthy nutrition with real food. Through her work as Dietitian Cassie, she focuses on debunking rumors, diet myths and fads while teaching clients how to eat healthy by breaking down research-based material into practical forms that can be implemented into any lifestyle. Cassie is an ardent believer in using real food for optimal health and performance and strives to live a balanced lifestyle while helping others do the same.

Cassie invited on Paleo blogger and New York Times bestselling author of Nom Nom Paleo: Food for Humans Michelle Tam from “Nom Nom Paleo.” In partnership with her husband, Henry Fong, Michelle developed the top-selling Nom Nom Paleo iPad app as well as their new book. When she’s not cooking or writing, Michelle can be found working graveyard shifts as a hospital pharmacist, chasing her two young sons around the house, or passed out cold (yes, she’s got quite the quirky sense of humor, but that’s why we love her!).

Listen in as Cassie and Michelle discuss how she balances the many important roles in her life, how she prioritizes each of those duties to stay sane through the busyness, what she feeds her kids in their school lunches, how she transitioned her kids to embrace and love the Paleo diet, the importance of being realistic and listening to your body, the critical impact of exercise on health, not falling for “Paleo Perfectionism,” her recommendations for stress management to prevent stress eating, and how the idea of treats fits into a Paleo template. And don’t miss hearing Michelle shares her kitchen staples and what she does when she doesn’t have a lot of time to cook. This is a fun episode with two amazingly spectacular leaders in the Paleo/real food community.

Get Michelle Tam’s new book Nom Nom Paleo:

VITAMIN K2 AND D3 OLIVE OIL-BASED SOFTGEL

NOTICE OF DISCLOSURE: http://cmp.ly/3

INTRODUCING LOW-CARB WHEAT-FREE MARKET FOODS:

NOTICE OF DISCLOSURE: http://cmp.ly/3

LINKS MENTIONED IN EPISODE 806
- SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Leaner Living’s new K2/K3 Combo supplement
- SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Get Wheat Belly and low-carb friendly foods from the “Wheat-Free Market”
- “Dietitian Cassie” website
- “Low-Carb Conversations” podcast
- Cassie on Facebook
- Cassie on Twitter
- Cassie on Instagram
- Cassie on Pinterest
- Michelle Tam at “Nom Nom Paleo”
- Nom Nom Paleo: Food for Humans
- Nom Nom Paleo iPad app
- Michelle on Facebook
- Michelle on Twitter
- Michelle on Instagram
- Michelle on Pinterest
- Michelle’s “Surviving The Night Shift”
- Michelle’s “Packing Paleo School Lunches”
- Michelle’s “Egg-stravaganza!”

804: LLVLC Classic – Drs. Mike & Mary Dan Eades Share Where Low-Carb Is Going

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Bariatric physicians and New York Times bestselling authors Drs. Mike and Mary Dan Eades are our guests today in this LLVLC Show Classic from our golden archives in Episode 804 of “The Livin’ La Vida Low-Carb Show.”

LISTEN AND DOWNLOAD AT ITUNES

In today’s LLVLC Show Classic episode, we go back in time to the first time Jimmy ever met Drs. Mike and Mary Dan Eades, authors of the bestselling book Protein Power: The High-Protein/Low Carbohydrate Way to Lose Weight, Feel Fit, and Boost Your Health-in Just Weeks!, at the American Society of Bariatric Physicians (ASBP) conference in Phoenix, Arizona several years ago. He asked the dynamic low-carb duo for an interview during the conference and they graciously accepted his invitation.

Listen in as they share about why belly fat is harder to burn as you get older and what to do about it, which is better to consume between fat and protein, why the “slow-burn” weight lifting technique may be better for you than traditional resistance training methods, some of the more absurd dietary delusions espoused by vegan proponents like Dr. Dean Ornish, the bias that exists from people when looking at the latest scientific studies on nutrition, Dr. Mike’s response to the brouhaha that arose between him and Anthony Colpo, and the tortuous yet effective intermittent fasting concept. This podcast was so chock full of a goldmine of content that we hope you enjoy from our archives.

Then we’ll also share Jimmy’s follow-up interview with the Eades when they released their book The 6-Week Cure for the Middle-Aged Middle: The Simple Plan to Flatten Your Belly Fast! Listen in for details about this low-carb plan born out of necessity when they started their own television show to help those people in the middle of life who need a bit of belly-flattening that works. This is an LLVLC Show Classic episode for the history books! ENJOY!

DARK CHOCOLATE ORANGE CHOCOPERFECTION BARS

NOTICE OF DISCLOSURE: http://cmp.ly/3
AUTHENTIC PALEO MUFFINS, BAGELS & MORE

NOTICE OF DISCLOSURE: http://cmp.ly/3
THE ALL-NEW COOKIES & CREAM QUEST PROTEIN BAR:

NOTICE OF DISCLOSURE: http://cmp.ly/3
LINKS MENTIONED IN EPISODE 804
- SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Get the brand new Dark Chocolate Orange ChocoPerfection Bars
- SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: The Great Low Carb Bread Company’s Paleo Bagels, Buns, and Muffins
- SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Cookies & Cream Quest Protein Bar
- Drs. Mike and Mary Dan Eades bio
- ProteinPower.com
- Protein Power: The High-Protein/Low Carbohydrate Way to Lose Weight, Feel Fit, and Boost Your Health-in Just Weeks!
- The 6-Week Cure for the Middle-Aged Middle: The Simple Plan to Flatten Your Belly Fast!
- Protein Power: The High-Protein/Low Carbohydrate Way to Lose Weight, Feel Fit, and Boost Your Health-in Just Weeks!
- The Low-Carb Comfort Food Cookbook
- The 30-Day Low-Carb Diet Solution
- The Low Carb CookwoRx Cookbook
- Dr. Mike’s blog
- Dr. Mike Eades on Twitter
- Drs. Eades’ SousVide Supreme

796: Guest Host Ben Greenfield On Gaining Muscle On A Ketogenic Diet And More

Ben-Greenfield-Fitness

Coach, author, speaker, ex-bodybuilder, Ironman triathlete, and fitness and health podcaster Ben Greenfield is our special guest host in Episode 796 of “The Livin’ La Vida Low-Carb Show.”

LISTEN AND DOWNLOAD AT ITUNES

We’ve pulled out the big guns for today’s show with a highly-qualified special guest host. He is Ben Greenfield from the top-ranked “The Ben Greenfield Fitness” iTunes podcast where he is joined by his affable co-host Brock Skywalker. Ben is releasing his debut book from Victory Belt Publishing called Beyond Training: Mastering Endurance, Health & Life on April 15, 2014 all about how to overcome common health-related training issues while optimizing your workouts so you can look, feel, and perform like a champion.

Ben and Brock fill in for our host Jimmy Moore today (who is in the editing process of his August 5, 2014 book release Keto Clarity: Your Definitive Guide to the Benefits of a Low-Carb, High-Fat Diet) by doing it in their familiar question and answer style of “The Ben Greenfield Fitness” podcast. Here are the topics discussed in today’s show:

Should You Eat Before A Long Workout?

Robert: I’m a wild land firefighter and for training we do these extremely hard complete ass kicking hikes loaded down with gear that seriously take everything i got and you can not fall out. I’m trying to switch to being more of a fat burner than a sugar burner but I don’t have time to go keto before fire season. I read an article on your website saying the day prior to something hardcore you can carb up. My question is the night before the hike should I carb up before bed but eat any carbs in the morning before the hike? Or just protein and fat. I would love to use these hikes to train my body to burn fat, and am wondering if eating carbs right before it will keep my body trained on relying on carbs. No matter what though falling out of the hike is not an option. Please let me know your thoughts.

Links mentioned in the response:
Eating For A Long Workout podcast episode with Steve Born
Study: Effects of high-fat and high-carbohydrate diets on metabolism and performance in cycling
Study: Influence of dietary carbohydrate intake on the free testosterone: cortisol ratio responses to short-term intensive exercise training
Article: The Real Truth About What To Eat Before, During And After Your Workouts & Races
Endurance Pack for fueling long workouts

Getting Off A Ketogenic Diet Safely

Bill: Wants some tips on transitioning away from a ketogenic diet for competition. He is 57 and on a low carb diet (hybrid of bulletproof and meatless paleo). He is concentrating this race season on shorter distances (sprints and olympic triathlon) and and would like to return to the carb intensive nutrition he used to be on for heavy competition. Is this an either or situation? Does he have to give up all sources of healthy fats if he wants to eat more fast burning carbs? How should he balance the ratios of introducing carbs and reducing fat?

Links mentioned in the response:
Study: Impaired glucose tolerance in low-carbohydrate diet: maybe only a physiological state
Gluten-free, raw, unpasteurized Apple Cider Vinegar
Bitter Melon Extract

Can HDL Be Too High?

Suzanne: She wants to know when HDL could be too high and become a cause for concern. She is 40, fairly active, 120lbs, 5′ 5″, 14-16% body fat, and eats a paleo diet. She is working with a health practitioner that is inline with her paleo lifestyle. Recently her blood panel came back and the doc was concerned. HDL 200, Total Cholesterol 341, Triglycerids 40, LDL 131, CRP .2, Vit D is low at 28. Do you have any insite on that and how you would address her overly HDL levels. Doc is suggesting cutting her saturated fat intake. What are you thoughts on that.

David: He just looked at your lab reports and saw your “astronomically high” HDL readings. How do you get those readings so high? David is Paleo, low-carb and has been for about two years. He weight trains and does sprints and has never had a reading over 90. He wants to know how you do it!

Links mentioned in the response:
Study: Measuring HDL particles as opposed to HDL cholesterol is a a better indicator of coronary heart disease
Upgraded MCT Oil
23andme genetic testing

Is distilled water healthy?

Luke: He heard a doctor say something on Jimmy Moore’s show about doing an annual 7-10 day fast where you drink only distilled water. He said that this is a good way to flush out toxins and prevent certain types of cancer. Luke is a triathlete and trains almost year round. If he was to do a fast like this, would it really damage his muscle and power? Perhaps even damage his health. Do you recommend this type of thing at all?

Links mentioned in the response:
This Detox Pack
Trace liquid minerals
Sea salt
Whole house water structuring unit

Gaining muscle on a ketogenic diet

Tanner: He listened to the Paleocon speech by Ameer Rosic on Ketogenic Diets. He said that Ketogenic diets may not be great for athletes and people who are trying to gain muscle and strength because of the IGF response. Can you shed some light on how these hormones effect each other. Cortisol, insulin, HGH and IGF1 any help and info on the relationship between ketogenic diets and muscle growth.

Links mentioned in the response:
Study: Effects of Dietary Carbohydrate Restriction with High Protein Intake on Protein Metabolism and the Somatotropic Axis

VITAMIN K2 AND D3 OLIVE OIL-BASED SOFTGEL

NOTICE OF DISCLOSURE: http://cmp.ly/3
AUTHENTIC PALEO MUFFINS, BAGELS & MORE

NOTICE OF DISCLOSURE: http://cmp.ly/3
LINKS MENTIONED IN EPISODE 796
- SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Leaner Living’s new K2/K3 Combo supplement
- SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: The Great Low Carb Bread Company’s Paleo Bagels, Buns, and Muffins
- Ben Greenfield from “Ben Greenfield Fitness”
- Ben on Twitter
- Brock Skywalker from “Frozen Puck”
- Brock on Twitter
- “The Ben Greenfield Fitness” iTunes podcast
- Beyond Training: Mastering Endurance, Health & Life
- RELATED PODCAST: Ask The Low-Carb Experts #37: Ben Greenfield | Ketogenic Diets And Exercise Performance
- RELATED PODCAST: The LLVLC Show #682: Guest Hosts Ben Greenfield And Brock Skywalker On The Dangers Of Extreme Carb Restriction

792: LLVLC Classic – The Paleo Solution Author And Health Icon Robb Wolf

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Former research biochemist, fitness and nutrition blogger and podcaster, and New York Times bestselling author Robb Wolf is our guest today for this LLVLC Show Classic from our golden archives in Episode 792 of “The Livin’ La Vida Low-Carb Show.”

LISTEN AND DOWNLOAD AT ITUNES

Today’s LLVLC Show Classic episode is with arguably the most famous name in the Paleo community. He is the great Robb Wolf and affectionately referred to as “baby Jesus.” Robb has firmly established himself as a force to be reckoned with in the health conversation over the past few years with the release of his New York Times bestselling book The Paleo Solution: The Original Human Diet and an extremely popular Top 5 iTunes Health podcast called “The Paleo Solution.” He moved from Chico, California to Reno, Nevada to begin working with first responders there to help them get their health back in line to perform their duties to serve and protect in their community by shifting their diet to a low-carb Paleo way of life. But long before all of that happened, we had Robb Wolf on this podcast talking about his basic philosophy regarding nutrition, fitness, and health like only he can. Listen in as we share two incredible interviews with this highly influential and respected leader from the world of Paleo.

INTRODUCING LOW-CARB WHEAT-FREE MARKET FOODS:

NOTICE OF DISCLOSURE: http://cmp.ly/3
TRY THE DOUBLE CHOCOLATE CHUNK QUEST PROTEIN BAR

NOTICE OF DISCLOSURE: http://cmp.ly/3
AUTHENTIC PALEO MUFFINS, BAGELS & MORE

NOTICE OF DISCLOSURE: http://cmp.ly/3
LINKS MENTIONED IN EPISODE 792
- SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Get Wheat Belly and low-carb friendly foods from the “Wheat-Free Market”
- SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Double Chocolate Chunk Quest Protein Bars
- SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: The Great Low Carb Bread Company’s Paleo Bagels, Buns, and Muffins
- Robb Wolf bio
- The Paleo Solution: The Original Human Diet
- Jimmy’s book review of The Paleo Solution
- RobbWolf.com
- Robb’s “The Paleo Solution” iTunes podcast
- Robb’s work using a low-carb Paleo plan with police officers in Reno, Nevada
- Robb on Facebook
- Robb on Twitter
- Robb on Google+
- Robb on Pinterest
- Robb Wolf and Chris Kresser’s supplement company Paleologix
- VIDEO: Paleo Diet Leaders Art DeVany and Robb Wolf On Nightline 3-1-11
- RELATED PODCAST: Ask The Low-Carb Experts #20: Transitioning To The Paleo Diet | Robb Wolf

776: Guest Hosts Kevin Davis And Brian Sellers Say To Get Less Stress

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Lifestyle fitness coach Kevin Davis and anxiety counselor Brian Sellers from EcoFit Health Radio are our special guest co-hosts in Episode 776 of “The Livin’ La Vida Low-Carb Show.”

LISTEN AND DOWNLOAD AT ITUNES

We’ve got two more health podcasters you probably haven’t heard of before–but you should! They are Kevin Davis and Brian Sellers from the iTunes health podcast “EcoFit Health Radio” (listen to Jimmy Moore’s appearance in Episode 3). Listen in to today’s podcast as Kevin and Brian discuss the plethora of negative implications that come from being freaked out, worried, anxious and emanating stress out of every fiber of your being! Let the “EcoFit Health Radio” podcast dudes show you why chronic stress and anxiety are counterproductive to healthy living and weight loss, why everyone needs to be aware of their stress triggers, the physiology of what happens when your body is under stress, and the things we can do to manage the stress that comes in our lives. If you’ve got stress in your life (and who doesn’t?), then you won’t want to miss hearing this podcast.

INTRODUCING LOW-CARB WHEAT-FREE MARKET FOODS:

NOTICE OF DISCLOSURE: http://cmp.ly/3
TRY THE NEW DOUBLE CHOCOLATE CHUNK QUEST BAR

NOTICE OF DISCLOSURE: http://cmp.ly/3
LINKS MENTIONED IN EPISODE 776
- SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Get Wheat Belly and low-carb friendly foods from the “Wheat-Free Market”
- SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: NEW Double Chocolate Chunk Quest Protein Bars
- Kevin Davis bio
- Brian Sellers bio
- Official “EcoFit” web site
- Listen to Kevin and Brian’s iTunes health podcast “EcoFit Health Radio”
- RELATED PODCAST: Jimmy Moore in Episode 3 of “EcoFit Health Radio”

Category Archives: Exercise

806: Guest Host Cassie Bjork Interviews Michelle Tam From ‘Nom Nom Paleo’

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Registered, Licensed Dietitian, health coach, blogger and podcaster Cassie Bjork is our special guest host interviewing Paleo blogger and author Michelle Tam in Episode 806 of “The Livin’ La Vida Low-Carb Show.”

LISTEN AND DOWNLOAD AT ITUNES

Today we’ve got a guest host that may be familiar to fans of Jimmy Moore’s podcast. She is Cassie Bjork from “Dietitian Cassie” and serves as Jimmy’s co-host on his Friday podcast “Low-Carb Conversations With Jimmy Moore & Friends.” She is incredibly passionate about exposing people to healthy nutrition with real food. Through her work as Dietitian Cassie, she focuses on debunking rumors, diet myths and fads while teaching clients how to eat healthy by breaking down research-based material into practical forms that can be implemented into any lifestyle. Cassie is an ardent believer in using real food for optimal health and performance and strives to live a balanced lifestyle while helping others do the same.

Cassie invited on Paleo blogger and New York Times bestselling author of Nom Nom Paleo: Food for Humans Michelle Tam from “Nom Nom Paleo.” In partnership with her husband, Henry Fong, Michelle developed the top-selling Nom Nom Paleo iPad app as well as their new book. When she’s not cooking or writing, Michelle can be found working graveyard shifts as a hospital pharmacist, chasing her two young sons around the house, or passed out cold (yes, she’s got quite the quirky sense of humor, but that’s why we love her!).

Listen in as Cassie and Michelle discuss how she balances the many important roles in her life, how she prioritizes each of those duties to stay sane through the busyness, what she feeds her kids in their school lunches, how she transitioned her kids to embrace and love the Paleo diet, the importance of being realistic and listening to your body, the critical impact of exercise on health, not falling for “Paleo Perfectionism,” her recommendations for stress management to prevent stress eating, and how the idea of treats fits into a Paleo template. And don’t miss hearing Michelle shares her kitchen staples and what she does when she doesn’t have a lot of time to cook. This is a fun episode with two amazingly spectacular leaders in the Paleo/real food community.

Get Michelle Tam’s new book Nom Nom Paleo:

VITAMIN K2 AND D3 OLIVE OIL-BASED SOFTGEL

NOTICE OF DISCLOSURE: http://cmp.ly/3

INTRODUCING LOW-CARB WHEAT-FREE MARKET FOODS:

NOTICE OF DISCLOSURE: http://cmp.ly/3

LINKS MENTIONED IN EPISODE 806
- SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Leaner Living’s new K2/K3 Combo supplement
- SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Get Wheat Belly and low-carb friendly foods from the “Wheat-Free Market”
- “Dietitian Cassie” website
- “Low-Carb Conversations” podcast
- Cassie on Facebook
- Cassie on Twitter
- Cassie on Instagram
- Cassie on Pinterest
- Michelle Tam at “Nom Nom Paleo”
- Nom Nom Paleo: Food for Humans
- Nom Nom Paleo iPad app
- Michelle on Facebook
- Michelle on Twitter
- Michelle on Instagram
- Michelle on Pinterest
- Michelle’s “Surviving The Night Shift”
- Michelle’s “Packing Paleo School Lunches”
- Michelle’s “Egg-stravaganza!”

804: LLVLC Classic – Drs. Mike & Mary Dan Eades Share Where Low-Carb Is Going

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Bariatric physicians and New York Times bestselling authors Drs. Mike and Mary Dan Eades are our guests today in this LLVLC Show Classic from our golden archives in Episode 804 of “The Livin’ La Vida Low-Carb Show.”

LISTEN AND DOWNLOAD AT ITUNES

In today’s LLVLC Show Classic episode, we go back in time to the first time Jimmy ever met Drs. Mike and Mary Dan Eades, authors of the bestselling book Protein Power: The High-Protein/Low Carbohydrate Way to Lose Weight, Feel Fit, and Boost Your Health-in Just Weeks!, at the American Society of Bariatric Physicians (ASBP) conference in Phoenix, Arizona several years ago. He asked the dynamic low-carb duo for an interview during the conference and they graciously accepted his invitation.

Listen in as they share about why belly fat is harder to burn as you get older and what to do about it, which is better to consume between fat and protein, why the “slow-burn” weight lifting technique may be better for you than traditional resistance training methods, some of the more absurd dietary delusions espoused by vegan proponents like Dr. Dean Ornish, the bias that exists from people when looking at the latest scientific studies on nutrition, Dr. Mike’s response to the brouhaha that arose between him and Anthony Colpo, and the tortuous yet effective intermittent fasting concept. This podcast was so chock full of a goldmine of content that we hope you enjoy from our archives.

Then we’ll also share Jimmy’s follow-up interview with the Eades when they released their book The 6-Week Cure for the Middle-Aged Middle: The Simple Plan to Flatten Your Belly Fast! Listen in for details about this low-carb plan born out of necessity when they started their own television show to help those people in the middle of life who need a bit of belly-flattening that works. This is an LLVLC Show Classic episode for the history books! ENJOY!

DARK CHOCOLATE ORANGE CHOCOPERFECTION BARS

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AUTHENTIC PALEO MUFFINS, BAGELS & MORE

NOTICE OF DISCLOSURE: http://cmp.ly/3
THE ALL-NEW COOKIES & CREAM QUEST PROTEIN BAR:

NOTICE OF DISCLOSURE: http://cmp.ly/3
LINKS MENTIONED IN EPISODE 804
- SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Get the brand new Dark Chocolate Orange ChocoPerfection Bars
- SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: The Great Low Carb Bread Company’s Paleo Bagels, Buns, and Muffins
- SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Cookies & Cream Quest Protein Bar
- Drs. Mike and Mary Dan Eades bio
- ProteinPower.com
- Protein Power: The High-Protein/Low Carbohydrate Way to Lose Weight, Feel Fit, and Boost Your Health-in Just Weeks!
- The 6-Week Cure for the Middle-Aged Middle: The Simple Plan to Flatten Your Belly Fast!
- Protein Power: The High-Protein/Low Carbohydrate Way to Lose Weight, Feel Fit, and Boost Your Health-in Just Weeks!
- The Low-Carb Comfort Food Cookbook
- The 30-Day Low-Carb Diet Solution
- The Low Carb CookwoRx Cookbook
- Dr. Mike’s blog
- Dr. Mike Eades on Twitter
- Drs. Eades’ SousVide Supreme

796: Guest Host Ben Greenfield On Gaining Muscle On A Ketogenic Diet And More

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Coach, author, speaker, ex-bodybuilder, Ironman triathlete, and fitness and health podcaster Ben Greenfield is our special guest host in Episode 796 of “The Livin’ La Vida Low-Carb Show.”

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We’ve pulled out the big guns for today’s show with a highly-qualified special guest host. He is Ben Greenfield from the top-ranked “The Ben Greenfield Fitness” iTunes podcast where he is joined by his affable co-host Brock Skywalker. Ben is releasing his debut book from Victory Belt Publishing called Beyond Training: Mastering Endurance, Health & Life on April 15, 2014 all about how to overcome common health-related training issues while optimizing your workouts so you can look, feel, and perform like a champion.

Ben and Brock fill in for our host Jimmy Moore today (who is in the editing process of his August 5, 2014 book release Keto Clarity: Your Definitive Guide to the Benefits of a Low-Carb, High-Fat Diet) by doing it in their familiar question and answer style of “The Ben Greenfield Fitness” podcast. Here are the topics discussed in today’s show:

Should You Eat Before A Long Workout?

Robert: I’m a wild land firefighter and for training we do these extremely hard complete ass kicking hikes loaded down with gear that seriously take everything i got and you can not fall out. I’m trying to switch to being more of a fat burner than a sugar burner but I don’t have time to go keto before fire season. I read an article on your website saying the day prior to something hardcore you can carb up. My question is the night before the hike should I carb up before bed but eat any carbs in the morning before the hike? Or just protein and fat. I would love to use these hikes to train my body to burn fat, and am wondering if eating carbs right before it will keep my body trained on relying on carbs. No matter what though falling out of the hike is not an option. Please let me know your thoughts.

Links mentioned in the response:
Eating For A Long Workout podcast episode with Steve Born
Study: Effects of high-fat and high-carbohydrate diets on metabolism and performance in cycling
Study: Influence of dietary carbohydrate intake on the free testosterone: cortisol ratio responses to short-term intensive exercise training
Article: The Real Truth About What To Eat Before, During And After Your Workouts & Races
Endurance Pack for fueling long workouts

Getting Off A Ketogenic Diet Safely

Bill: Wants some tips on transitioning away from a ketogenic diet for competition. He is 57 and on a low carb diet (hybrid of bulletproof and meatless paleo). He is concentrating this race season on shorter distances (sprints and olympic triathlon) and and would like to return to the carb intensive nutrition he used to be on for heavy competition. Is this an either or situation? Does he have to give up all sources of healthy fats if he wants to eat more fast burning carbs? How should he balance the ratios of introducing carbs and reducing fat?

Links mentioned in the response:
Study: Impaired glucose tolerance in low-carbohydrate diet: maybe only a physiological state
Gluten-free, raw, unpasteurized Apple Cider Vinegar
Bitter Melon Extract

Can HDL Be Too High?

Suzanne: She wants to know when HDL could be too high and become a cause for concern. She is 40, fairly active, 120lbs, 5′ 5″, 14-16% body fat, and eats a paleo diet. She is working with a health practitioner that is inline with her paleo lifestyle. Recently her blood panel came back and the doc was concerned. HDL 200, Total Cholesterol 341, Triglycerids 40, LDL 131, CRP .2, Vit D is low at 28. Do you have any insite on that and how you would address her overly HDL levels. Doc is suggesting cutting her saturated fat intake. What are you thoughts on that.

David: He just looked at your lab reports and saw your “astronomically high” HDL readings. How do you get those readings so high? David is Paleo, low-carb and has been for about two years. He weight trains and does sprints and has never had a reading over 90. He wants to know how you do it!

Links mentioned in the response:
Study: Measuring HDL particles as opposed to HDL cholesterol is a a better indicator of coronary heart disease
Upgraded MCT Oil
23andme genetic testing

Is distilled water healthy?

Luke: He heard a doctor say something on Jimmy Moore’s show about doing an annual 7-10 day fast where you drink only distilled water. He said that this is a good way to flush out toxins and prevent certain types of cancer. Luke is a triathlete and trains almost year round. If he was to do a fast like this, would it really damage his muscle and power? Perhaps even damage his health. Do you recommend this type of thing at all?

Links mentioned in the response:
This Detox Pack
Trace liquid minerals
Sea salt
Whole house water structuring unit

Gaining muscle on a ketogenic diet

Tanner: He listened to the Paleocon speech by Ameer Rosic on Ketogenic Diets. He said that Ketogenic diets may not be great for athletes and people who are trying to gain muscle and strength because of the IGF response. Can you shed some light on how these hormones effect each other. Cortisol, insulin, HGH and IGF1 any help and info on the relationship between ketogenic diets and muscle growth.

Links mentioned in the response:
Study: Effects of Dietary Carbohydrate Restriction with High Protein Intake on Protein Metabolism and the Somatotropic Axis

VITAMIN K2 AND D3 OLIVE OIL-BASED SOFTGEL

NOTICE OF DISCLOSURE: http://cmp.ly/3
AUTHENTIC PALEO MUFFINS, BAGELS & MORE

NOTICE OF DISCLOSURE: http://cmp.ly/3
LINKS MENTIONED IN EPISODE 796
- SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Leaner Living’s new K2/K3 Combo supplement
- SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: The Great Low Carb Bread Company’s Paleo Bagels, Buns, and Muffins
- Ben Greenfield from “Ben Greenfield Fitness”
- Ben on Twitter
- Brock Skywalker from “Frozen Puck”
- Brock on Twitter
- “The Ben Greenfield Fitness” iTunes podcast
- Beyond Training: Mastering Endurance, Health & Life
- RELATED PODCAST: Ask The Low-Carb Experts #37: Ben Greenfield | Ketogenic Diets And Exercise Performance
- RELATED PODCAST: The LLVLC Show #682: Guest Hosts Ben Greenfield And Brock Skywalker On The Dangers Of Extreme Carb Restriction

792: LLVLC Classic – The Paleo Solution Author And Health Icon Robb Wolf

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Former research biochemist, fitness and nutrition blogger and podcaster, and New York Times bestselling author Robb Wolf is our guest today for this LLVLC Show Classic from our golden archives in Episode 792 of “The Livin’ La Vida Low-Carb Show.”

LISTEN AND DOWNLOAD AT ITUNES

Today’s LLVLC Show Classic episode is with arguably the most famous name in the Paleo community. He is the great Robb Wolf and affectionately referred to as “baby Jesus.” Robb has firmly established himself as a force to be reckoned with in the health conversation over the past few years with the release of his New York Times bestselling book The Paleo Solution: The Original Human Diet and an extremely popular Top 5 iTunes Health podcast called “The Paleo Solution.” He moved from Chico, California to Reno, Nevada to begin working with first responders there to help them get their health back in line to perform their duties to serve and protect in their community by shifting their diet to a low-carb Paleo way of life. But long before all of that happened, we had Robb Wolf on this podcast talking about his basic philosophy regarding nutrition, fitness, and health like only he can. Listen in as we share two incredible interviews with this highly influential and respected leader from the world of Paleo.

INTRODUCING LOW-CARB WHEAT-FREE MARKET FOODS:

NOTICE OF DISCLOSURE: http://cmp.ly/3
TRY THE DOUBLE CHOCOLATE CHUNK QUEST PROTEIN BAR

NOTICE OF DISCLOSURE: http://cmp.ly/3
AUTHENTIC PALEO MUFFINS, BAGELS & MORE

NOTICE OF DISCLOSURE: http://cmp.ly/3
LINKS MENTIONED IN EPISODE 792
- SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Get Wheat Belly and low-carb friendly foods from the “Wheat-Free Market”
- SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Double Chocolate Chunk Quest Protein Bars
- SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: The Great Low Carb Bread Company’s Paleo Bagels, Buns, and Muffins
- Robb Wolf bio
- The Paleo Solution: The Original Human Diet
- Jimmy’s book review of The Paleo Solution
- RobbWolf.com
- Robb’s “The Paleo Solution” iTunes podcast
- Robb’s work using a low-carb Paleo plan with police officers in Reno, Nevada
- Robb on Facebook
- Robb on Twitter
- Robb on Google+
- Robb on Pinterest
- Robb Wolf and Chris Kresser’s supplement company Paleologix
- VIDEO: Paleo Diet Leaders Art DeVany and Robb Wolf On Nightline 3-1-11
- RELATED PODCAST: Ask The Low-Carb Experts #20: Transitioning To The Paleo Diet | Robb Wolf

776: Guest Hosts Kevin Davis And Brian Sellers Say To Get Less Stress

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Lifestyle fitness coach Kevin Davis and anxiety counselor Brian Sellers from EcoFit Health Radio are our special guest co-hosts in Episode 776 of “The Livin’ La Vida Low-Carb Show.”

LISTEN AND DOWNLOAD AT ITUNES

We’ve got two more health podcasters you probably haven’t heard of before–but you should! They are Kevin Davis and Brian Sellers from the iTunes health podcast “EcoFit Health Radio” (listen to Jimmy Moore’s appearance in Episode 3). Listen in to today’s podcast as Kevin and Brian discuss the plethora of negative implications that come from being freaked out, worried, anxious and emanating stress out of every fiber of your being! Let the “EcoFit Health Radio” podcast dudes show you why chronic stress and anxiety are counterproductive to healthy living and weight loss, why everyone needs to be aware of their stress triggers, the physiology of what happens when your body is under stress, and the things we can do to manage the stress that comes in our lives. If you’ve got stress in your life (and who doesn’t?), then you won’t want to miss hearing this podcast.

INTRODUCING LOW-CARB WHEAT-FREE MARKET FOODS:

NOTICE OF DISCLOSURE: http://cmp.ly/3
TRY THE NEW DOUBLE CHOCOLATE CHUNK QUEST BAR

NOTICE OF DISCLOSURE: http://cmp.ly/3
LINKS MENTIONED IN EPISODE 776
- SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Get Wheat Belly and low-carb friendly foods from the “Wheat-Free Market”
- SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: NEW Double Chocolate Chunk Quest Protein Bars
- Kevin Davis bio
- Brian Sellers bio
- Official “EcoFit” web site
- Listen to Kevin and Brian’s iTunes health podcast “EcoFit Health Radio”
- RELATED PODCAST: Jimmy Moore in Episode 3 of “EcoFit Health Radio”

Category Archives: Exercise

806: Guest Host Cassie Bjork Interviews Michelle Tam From ‘Nom Nom Paleo’

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Registered, Licensed Dietitian, health coach, blogger and podcaster Cassie Bjork is our special guest host interviewing Paleo blogger and author Michelle Tam in Episode 806 of “The Livin’ La Vida Low-Carb Show.”

LISTEN AND DOWNLOAD AT ITUNES

Today we’ve got a guest host that may be familiar to fans of Jimmy Moore’s podcast. She is Cassie Bjork from “Dietitian Cassie” and serves as Jimmy’s co-host on his Friday podcast “Low-Carb Conversations With Jimmy Moore & Friends.” She is incredibly passionate about exposing people to healthy nutrition with real food. Through her work as Dietitian Cassie, she focuses on debunking rumors, diet myths and fads while teaching clients how to eat healthy by breaking down research-based material into practical forms that can be implemented into any lifestyle. Cassie is an ardent believer in using real food for optimal health and performance and strives to live a balanced lifestyle while helping others do the same.

Cassie invited on Paleo blogger and New York Times bestselling author of Nom Nom Paleo: Food for Humans Michelle Tam from “Nom Nom Paleo.” In partnership with her husband, Henry Fong, Michelle developed the top-selling Nom Nom Paleo iPad app as well as their new book. When she’s not cooking or writing, Michelle can be found working graveyard shifts as a hospital pharmacist, chasing her two young sons around the house, or passed out cold (yes, she’s got quite the quirky sense of humor, but that’s why we love her!).

Listen in as Cassie and Michelle discuss how she balances the many important roles in her life, how she prioritizes each of those duties to stay sane through the busyness, what she feeds her kids in their school lunches, how she transitioned her kids to embrace and love the Paleo diet, the importance of being realistic and listening to your body, the critical impact of exercise on health, not falling for “Paleo Perfectionism,” her recommendations for stress management to prevent stress eating, and how the idea of treats fits into a Paleo template. And don’t miss hearing Michelle shares her kitchen staples and what she does when she doesn’t have a lot of time to cook. This is a fun episode with two amazingly spectacular leaders in the Paleo/real food community.

Get Michelle Tam’s new book Nom Nom Paleo:

VITAMIN K2 AND D3 OLIVE OIL-BASED SOFTGEL

NOTICE OF DISCLOSURE: http://cmp.ly/3

INTRODUCING LOW-CARB WHEAT-FREE MARKET FOODS:

NOTICE OF DISCLOSURE: http://cmp.ly/3

LINKS MENTIONED IN EPISODE 806
- SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Leaner Living’s new K2/K3 Combo supplement
- SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Get Wheat Belly and low-carb friendly foods from the “Wheat-Free Market”
- “Dietitian Cassie” website
- “Low-Carb Conversations” podcast
- Cassie on Facebook
- Cassie on Twitter
- Cassie on Instagram
- Cassie on Pinterest
- Michelle Tam at “Nom Nom Paleo”
- Nom Nom Paleo: Food for Humans
- Nom Nom Paleo iPad app
- Michelle on Facebook
- Michelle on Twitter
- Michelle on Instagram
- Michelle on Pinterest
- Michelle’s “Surviving The Night Shift”
- Michelle’s “Packing Paleo School Lunches”
- Michelle’s “Egg-stravaganza!”

804: LLVLC Classic – Drs. Mike & Mary Dan Eades Share Where Low-Carb Is Going

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Bariatric physicians and New York Times bestselling authors Drs. Mike and Mary Dan Eades are our guests today in this LLVLC Show Classic from our golden archives in Episode 804 of “The Livin’ La Vida Low-Carb Show.”

LISTEN AND DOWNLOAD AT ITUNES

In today’s LLVLC Show Classic episode, we go back in time to the first time Jimmy ever met Drs. Mike and Mary Dan Eades, authors of the bestselling book Protein Power: The High-Protein/Low Carbohydrate Way to Lose Weight, Feel Fit, and Boost Your Health-in Just Weeks!, at the American Society of Bariatric Physicians (ASBP) conference in Phoenix, Arizona several years ago. He asked the dynamic low-carb duo for an interview during the conference and they graciously accepted his invitation.

Listen in as they share about why belly fat is harder to burn as you get older and what to do about it, which is better to consume between fat and protein, why the “slow-burn” weight lifting technique may be better for you than traditional resistance training methods, some of the more absurd dietary delusions espoused by vegan proponents like Dr. Dean Ornish, the bias that exists from people when looking at the latest scientific studies on nutrition, Dr. Mike’s response to the brouhaha that arose between him and Anthony Colpo, and the tortuous yet effective intermittent fasting concept. This podcast was so chock full of a goldmine of content that we hope you enjoy from our archives.

Then we’ll also share Jimmy’s follow-up interview with the Eades when they released their book The 6-Week Cure for the Middle-Aged Middle: The Simple Plan to Flatten Your Belly Fast! Listen in for details about this low-carb plan born out of necessity when they started their own television show to help those people in the middle of life who need a bit of belly-flattening that works. This is an LLVLC Show Classic episode for the history books! ENJOY!

DARK CHOCOLATE ORANGE CHOCOPERFECTION BARS

NOTICE OF DISCLOSURE: http://cmp.ly/3
AUTHENTIC PALEO MUFFINS, BAGELS & MORE

NOTICE OF DISCLOSURE: http://cmp.ly/3
THE ALL-NEW COOKIES & CREAM QUEST PROTEIN BAR:

NOTICE OF DISCLOSURE: http://cmp.ly/3
LINKS MENTIONED IN EPISODE 804
- SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Get the brand new Dark Chocolate Orange ChocoPerfection Bars
- SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: The Great Low Carb Bread Company’s Paleo Bagels, Buns, and Muffins
- SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Cookies & Cream Quest Protein Bar
- Drs. Mike and Mary Dan Eades bio
- ProteinPower.com
- Protein Power: The High-Protein/Low Carbohydrate Way to Lose Weight, Feel Fit, and Boost Your Health-in Just Weeks!
- The 6-Week Cure for the Middle-Aged Middle: The Simple Plan to Flatten Your Belly Fast!
- Protein Power: The High-Protein/Low Carbohydrate Way to Lose Weight, Feel Fit, and Boost Your Health-in Just Weeks!
- The Low-Carb Comfort Food Cookbook
- The 30-Day Low-Carb Diet Solution
- The Low Carb CookwoRx Cookbook
- Dr. Mike’s blog
- Dr. Mike Eades on Twitter
- Drs. Eades’ SousVide Supreme

796: Guest Host Ben Greenfield On Gaining Muscle On A Ketogenic Diet And More

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Coach, author, speaker, ex-bodybuilder, Ironman triathlete, and fitness and health podcaster Ben Greenfield is our special guest host in Episode 796 of “The Livin’ La Vida Low-Carb Show.”

LISTEN AND DOWNLOAD AT ITUNES

We’ve pulled out the big guns for today’s show with a highly-qualified special guest host. He is Ben Greenfield from the top-ranked “The Ben Greenfield Fitness” iTunes podcast where he is joined by his affable co-host Brock Skywalker. Ben is releasing his debut book from Victory Belt Publishing called Beyond Training: Mastering Endurance, Health & Life on April 15, 2014 all about how to overcome common health-related training issues while optimizing your workouts so you can look, feel, and perform like a champion.

Ben and Brock fill in for our host Jimmy Moore today (who is in the editing process of his August 5, 2014 book release Keto Clarity: Your Definitive Guide to the Benefits of a Low-Carb, High-Fat Diet) by doing it in their familiar question and answer style of “The Ben Greenfield Fitness” podcast. Here are the topics discussed in today’s show:

Should You Eat Before A Long Workout?

Robert: I’m a wild land firefighter and for training we do these extremely hard complete ass kicking hikes loaded down with gear that seriously take everything i got and you can not fall out. I’m trying to switch to being more of a fat burner than a sugar burner but I don’t have time to go keto before fire season. I read an article on your website saying the day prior to something hardcore you can carb up. My question is the night before the hike should I carb up before bed but eat any carbs in the morning before the hike? Or just protein and fat. I would love to use these hikes to train my body to burn fat, and am wondering if eating carbs right before it will keep my body trained on relying on carbs. No matter what though falling out of the hike is not an option. Please let me know your thoughts.

Links mentioned in the response:
Eating For A Long Workout podcast episode with Steve Born
Study: Effects of high-fat and high-carbohydrate diets on metabolism and performance in cycling
Study: Influence of dietary carbohydrate intake on the free testosterone: cortisol ratio responses to short-term intensive exercise training
Article: The Real Truth About What To Eat Before, During And After Your Workouts & Races
Endurance Pack for fueling long workouts

Getting Off A Ketogenic Diet Safely

Bill: Wants some tips on transitioning away from a ketogenic diet for competition. He is 57 and on a low carb diet (hybrid of bulletproof and meatless paleo). He is concentrating this race season on shorter distances (sprints and olympic triathlon) and and would like to return to the carb intensive nutrition he used to be on for heavy competition. Is this an either or situation? Does he have to give up all sources of healthy fats if he wants to eat more fast burning carbs? How should he balance the ratios of introducing carbs and reducing fat?

Links mentioned in the response:
Study: Impaired glucose tolerance in low-carbohydrate diet: maybe only a physiological state
Gluten-free, raw, unpasteurized Apple Cider Vinegar
Bitter Melon Extract

Can HDL Be Too High?

Suzanne: She wants to know when HDL could be too high and become a cause for concern. She is 40, fairly active, 120lbs, 5′ 5″, 14-16% body fat, and eats a paleo diet. She is working with a health practitioner that is inline with her paleo lifestyle. Recently her blood panel came back and the doc was concerned. HDL 200, Total Cholesterol 341, Triglycerids 40, LDL 131, CRP .2, Vit D is low at 28. Do you have any insite on that and how you would address her overly HDL levels. Doc is suggesting cutting her saturated fat intake. What are you thoughts on that.

David: He just looked at your lab reports and saw your “astronomically high” HDL readings. How do you get those readings so high? David is Paleo, low-carb and has been for about two years. He weight trains and does sprints and has never had a reading over 90. He wants to know how you do it!

Links mentioned in the response:
Study: Measuring HDL particles as opposed to HDL cholesterol is a a better indicator of coronary heart disease
Upgraded MCT Oil
23andme genetic testing

Is distilled water healthy?

Luke: He heard a doctor say something on Jimmy Moore’s show about doing an annual 7-10 day fast where you drink only distilled water. He said that this is a good way to flush out toxins and prevent certain types of cancer. Luke is a triathlete and trains almost year round. If he was to do a fast like this, would it really damage his muscle and power? Perhaps even damage his health. Do you recommend this type of thing at all?

Links mentioned in the response:
This Detox Pack
Trace liquid minerals
Sea salt
Whole house water structuring unit

Gaining muscle on a ketogenic diet

Tanner: He listened to the Paleocon speech by Ameer Rosic on Ketogenic Diets. He said that Ketogenic diets may not be great for athletes and people who are trying to gain muscle and strength because of the IGF response. Can you shed some light on how these hormones effect each other. Cortisol, insulin, HGH and IGF1 any help and info on the relationship between ketogenic diets and muscle growth.

Links mentioned in the response:
Study: Effects of Dietary Carbohydrate Restriction with High Protein Intake on Protein Metabolism and the Somatotropic Axis

VITAMIN K2 AND D3 OLIVE OIL-BASED SOFTGEL

NOTICE OF DISCLOSURE: http://cmp.ly/3
AUTHENTIC PALEO MUFFINS, BAGELS & MORE

NOTICE OF DISCLOSURE: http://cmp.ly/3
LINKS MENTIONED IN EPISODE 796
- SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Leaner Living’s new K2/K3 Combo supplement
- SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: The Great Low Carb Bread Company’s Paleo Bagels, Buns, and Muffins
- Ben Greenfield from “Ben Greenfield Fitness”
- Ben on Twitter
- Brock Skywalker from “Frozen Puck”
- Brock on Twitter
- “The Ben Greenfield Fitness” iTunes podcast
- Beyond Training: Mastering Endurance, Health & Life
- RELATED PODCAST: Ask The Low-Carb Experts #37: Ben Greenfield | Ketogenic Diets And Exercise Performance
- RELATED PODCAST: The LLVLC Show #682: Guest Hosts Ben Greenfield And Brock Skywalker On The Dangers Of Extreme Carb Restriction

792: LLVLC Classic – The Paleo Solution Author And Health Icon Robb Wolf

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Former research biochemist, fitness and nutrition blogger and podcaster, and New York Times bestselling author Robb Wolf is our guest today for this LLVLC Show Classic from our golden archives in Episode 792 of “The Livin’ La Vida Low-Carb Show.”

LISTEN AND DOWNLOAD AT ITUNES

Today’s LLVLC Show Classic episode is with arguably the most famous name in the Paleo community. He is the great Robb Wolf and affectionately referred to as “baby Jesus.” Robb has firmly established himself as a force to be reckoned with in the health conversation over the past few years with the release of his New York Times bestselling book The Paleo Solution: The Original Human Diet and an extremely popular Top 5 iTunes Health podcast called “The Paleo Solution.” He moved from Chico, California to Reno, Nevada to begin working with first responders there to help them get their health back in line to perform their duties to serve and protect in their community by shifting their diet to a low-carb Paleo way of life. But long before all of that happened, we had Robb Wolf on this podcast talking about his basic philosophy regarding nutrition, fitness, and health like only he can. Listen in as we share two incredible interviews with this highly influential and respected leader from the world of Paleo.

INTRODUCING LOW-CARB WHEAT-FREE MARKET FOODS:

NOTICE OF DISCLOSURE: http://cmp.ly/3
TRY THE DOUBLE CHOCOLATE CHUNK QUEST PROTEIN BAR

NOTICE OF DISCLOSURE: http://cmp.ly/3
AUTHENTIC PALEO MUFFINS, BAGELS & MORE

NOTICE OF DISCLOSURE: http://cmp.ly/3
LINKS MENTIONED IN EPISODE 792
- SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Get Wheat Belly and low-carb friendly foods from the “Wheat-Free Market”
- SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Double Chocolate Chunk Quest Protein Bars
- SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: The Great Low Carb Bread Company’s Paleo Bagels, Buns, and Muffins
- Robb Wolf bio
- The Paleo Solution: The Original Human Diet
- Jimmy’s book review of The Paleo Solution
- RobbWolf.com
- Robb’s “The Paleo Solution” iTunes podcast
- Robb’s work using a low-carb Paleo plan with police officers in Reno, Nevada
- Robb on Facebook
- Robb on Twitter
- Robb on Google+
- Robb on Pinterest
- Robb Wolf and Chris Kresser’s supplement company Paleologix
- VIDEO: Paleo Diet Leaders Art DeVany and Robb Wolf On Nightline 3-1-11
- RELATED PODCAST: Ask The Low-Carb Experts #20: Transitioning To The Paleo Diet | Robb Wolf

776: Guest Hosts Kevin Davis And Brian Sellers Say To Get Less Stress

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Lifestyle fitness coach Kevin Davis and anxiety counselor Brian Sellers from EcoFit Health Radio are our special guest co-hosts in Episode 776 of “The Livin’ La Vida Low-Carb Show.”

LISTEN AND DOWNLOAD AT ITUNES

We’ve got two more health podcasters you probably haven’t heard of before–but you should! They are Kevin Davis and Brian Sellers from the iTunes health podcast “EcoFit Health Radio” (listen to Jimmy Moore’s appearance in Episode 3). Listen in to today’s podcast as Kevin and Brian discuss the plethora of negative implications that come from being freaked out, worried, anxious and emanating stress out of every fiber of your being! Let the “EcoFit Health Radio” podcast dudes show you why chronic stress and anxiety are counterproductive to healthy living and weight loss, why everyone needs to be aware of their stress triggers, the physiology of what happens when your body is under stress, and the things we can do to manage the stress that comes in our lives. If you’ve got stress in your life (and who doesn’t?), then you won’t want to miss hearing this podcast.

INTRODUCING LOW-CARB WHEAT-FREE MARKET FOODS:

NOTICE OF DISCLOSURE: http://cmp.ly/3
TRY THE NEW DOUBLE CHOCOLATE CHUNK QUEST BAR

NOTICE OF DISCLOSURE: http://cmp.ly/3
LINKS MENTIONED IN EPISODE 776
- SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Get Wheat Belly and low-carb friendly foods from the “Wheat-Free Market”
- SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: NEW Double Chocolate Chunk Quest Protein Bars
- Kevin Davis bio
- Brian Sellers bio
- Official “EcoFit” web site
- Listen to Kevin and Brian’s iTunes health podcast “EcoFit Health Radio”
- RELATED PODCAST: Jimmy Moore in Episode 3 of “EcoFit Health Radio”

Category Archives: Exercise

806: Guest Host Cassie Bjork Interviews Michelle Tam From ‘Nom Nom Paleo’

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Registered, Licensed Dietitian, health coach, blogger and podcaster Cassie Bjork is our special guest host interviewing Paleo blogger and author Michelle Tam in Episode 806 of “The Livin’ La Vida Low-Carb Show.”

LISTEN AND DOWNLOAD AT ITUNES

Today we’ve got a guest host that may be familiar to fans of Jimmy Moore’s podcast. She is Cassie Bjork from “Dietitian Cassie” and serves as Jimmy’s co-host on his Friday podcast “Low-Carb Conversations With Jimmy Moore & Friends.” She is incredibly passionate about exposing people to healthy nutrition with real food. Through her work as Dietitian Cassie, she focuses on debunking rumors, diet myths and fads while teaching clients how to eat healthy by breaking down research-based material into practical forms that can be implemented into any lifestyle. Cassie is an ardent believer in using real food for optimal health and performance and strives to live a balanced lifestyle while helping others do the same.

Cassie invited on Paleo blogger and New York Times bestselling author of Nom Nom Paleo: Food for Humans Michelle Tam from “Nom Nom Paleo.” In partnership with her husband, Henry Fong, Michelle developed the top-selling Nom Nom Paleo iPad app as well as their new book. When she’s not cooking or writing, Michelle can be found working graveyard shifts as a hospital pharmacist, chasing her two young sons around the house, or passed out cold (yes, she’s got quite the quirky sense of humor, but that’s why we love her!).

Listen in as Cassie and Michelle discuss how she balances the many important roles in her life, how she prioritizes each of those duties to stay sane through the busyness, what she feeds her kids in their school lunches, how she transitioned her kids to embrace and love the Paleo diet, the importance of being realistic and listening to your body, the critical impact of exercise on health, not falling for “Paleo Perfectionism,” her recommendations for stress management to prevent stress eating, and how the idea of treats fits into a Paleo template. And don’t miss hearing Michelle shares her kitchen staples and what she does when she doesn’t have a lot of time to cook. This is a fun episode with two amazingly spectacular leaders in the Paleo/real food community.

Get Michelle Tam’s new book Nom Nom Paleo:

VITAMIN K2 AND D3 OLIVE OIL-BASED SOFTGEL

NOTICE OF DISCLOSURE: http://cmp.ly/3

INTRODUCING LOW-CARB WHEAT-FREE MARKET FOODS:

NOTICE OF DISCLOSURE: http://cmp.ly/3

LINKS MENTIONED IN EPISODE 806
- SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Leaner Living’s new K2/K3 Combo supplement
- SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Get Wheat Belly and low-carb friendly foods from the “Wheat-Free Market”
- “Dietitian Cassie” website
- “Low-Carb Conversations” podcast
- Cassie on Facebook
- Cassie on Twitter
- Cassie on Instagram
- Cassie on Pinterest
- Michelle Tam at “Nom Nom Paleo”
- Nom Nom Paleo: Food for Humans
- Nom Nom Paleo iPad app
- Michelle on Facebook
- Michelle on Twitter
- Michelle on Instagram
- Michelle on Pinterest
- Michelle’s “Surviving The Night Shift”
- Michelle’s “Packing Paleo School Lunches”
- Michelle’s “Egg-stravaganza!”

804: LLVLC Classic – Drs. Mike & Mary Dan Eades Share Where Low-Carb Is Going

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Bariatric physicians and New York Times bestselling authors Drs. Mike and Mary Dan Eades are our guests today in this LLVLC Show Classic from our golden archives in Episode 804 of “The Livin’ La Vida Low-Carb Show.”

LISTEN AND DOWNLOAD AT ITUNES

In today’s LLVLC Show Classic episode, we go back in time to the first time Jimmy ever met Drs. Mike and Mary Dan Eades, authors of the bestselling book Protein Power: The High-Protein/Low Carbohydrate Way to Lose Weight, Feel Fit, and Boost Your Health-in Just Weeks!, at the American Society of Bariatric Physicians (ASBP) conference in Phoenix, Arizona several years ago. He asked the dynamic low-carb duo for an interview during the conference and they graciously accepted his invitation.

Listen in as they share about why belly fat is harder to burn as you get older and what to do about it, which is better to consume between fat and protein, why the “slow-burn” weight lifting technique may be better for you than traditional resistance training methods, some of the more absurd dietary delusions espoused by vegan proponents like Dr. Dean Ornish, the bias that exists from people when looking at the latest scientific studies on nutrition, Dr. Mike’s response to the brouhaha that arose between him and Anthony Colpo, and the tortuous yet effective intermittent fasting concept. This podcast was so chock full of a goldmine of content that we hope you enjoy from our archives.

Then we’ll also share Jimmy’s follow-up interview with the Eades when they released their book The 6-Week Cure for the Middle-Aged Middle: The Simple Plan to Flatten Your Belly Fast! Listen in for details about this low-carb plan born out of necessity when they started their own television show to help those people in the middle of life who need a bit of belly-flattening that works. This is an LLVLC Show Classic episode for the history books! ENJOY!

DARK CHOCOLATE ORANGE CHOCOPERFECTION BARS

NOTICE OF DISCLOSURE: http://cmp.ly/3
AUTHENTIC PALEO MUFFINS, BAGELS & MORE

NOTICE OF DISCLOSURE: http://cmp.ly/3
THE ALL-NEW COOKIES & CREAM QUEST PROTEIN BAR:

NOTICE OF DISCLOSURE: http://cmp.ly/3
LINKS MENTIONED IN EPISODE 804
- SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Get the brand new Dark Chocolate Orange ChocoPerfection Bars
- SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: The Great Low Carb Bread Company’s Paleo Bagels, Buns, and Muffins
- SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Cookies & Cream Quest Protein Bar
- Drs. Mike and Mary Dan Eades bio
- ProteinPower.com
- Protein Power: The High-Protein/Low Carbohydrate Way to Lose Weight, Feel Fit, and Boost Your Health-in Just Weeks!
- The 6-Week Cure for the Middle-Aged Middle: The Simple Plan to Flatten Your Belly Fast!
- Protein Power: The High-Protein/Low Carbohydrate Way to Lose Weight, Feel Fit, and Boost Your Health-in Just Weeks!
- The Low-Carb Comfort Food Cookbook
- The 30-Day Low-Carb Diet Solution
- The Low Carb CookwoRx Cookbook
- Dr. Mike’s blog
- Dr. Mike Eades on Twitter
- Drs. Eades’ SousVide Supreme

796: Guest Host Ben Greenfield On Gaining Muscle On A Ketogenic Diet And More

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Coach, author, speaker, ex-bodybuilder, Ironman triathlete, and fitness and health podcaster Ben Greenfield is our special guest host in Episode 796 of “The Livin’ La Vida Low-Carb Show.”

LISTEN AND DOWNLOAD AT ITUNES

We’ve pulled out the big guns for today’s show with a highly-qualified special guest host. He is Ben Greenfield from the top-ranked “The Ben Greenfield Fitness” iTunes podcast where he is joined by his affable co-host Brock Skywalker. Ben is releasing his debut book from Victory Belt Publishing called Beyond Training: Mastering Endurance, Health & Life on April 15, 2014 all about how to overcome common health-related training issues while optimizing your workouts so you can look, feel, and perform like a champion.

Ben and Brock fill in for our host Jimmy Moore today (who is in the editing process of his August 5, 2014 book release Keto Clarity: Your Definitive Guide to the Benefits of a Low-Carb, High-Fat Diet) by doing it in their familiar question and answer style of “The Ben Greenfield Fitness” podcast. Here are the topics discussed in today’s show:

Should You Eat Before A Long Workout?

Robert: I’m a wild land firefighter and for training we do these extremely hard complete ass kicking hikes loaded down with gear that seriously take everything i got and you can not fall out. I’m trying to switch to being more of a fat burner than a sugar burner but I don’t have time to go keto before fire season. I read an article on your website saying the day prior to something hardcore you can carb up. My question is the night before the hike should I carb up before bed but eat any carbs in the morning before the hike? Or just protein and fat. I would love to use these hikes to train my body to burn fat, and am wondering if eating carbs right before it will keep my body trained on relying on carbs. No matter what though falling out of the hike is not an option. Please let me know your thoughts.

Links mentioned in the response:
Eating For A Long Workout podcast episode with Steve Born
Study: Effects of high-fat and high-carbohydrate diets on metabolism and performance in cycling
Study: Influence of dietary carbohydrate intake on the free testosterone: cortisol ratio responses to short-term intensive exercise training
Article: The Real Truth About What To Eat Before, During And After Your Workouts & Races
Endurance Pack for fueling long workouts

Getting Off A Ketogenic Diet Safely

Bill: Wants some tips on transitioning away from a ketogenic diet for competition. He is 57 and on a low carb diet (hybrid of bulletproof and meatless paleo). He is concentrating this race season on shorter distances (sprints and olympic triathlon) and and would like to return to the carb intensive nutrition he used to be on for heavy competition. Is this an either or situation? Does he have to give up all sources of healthy fats if he wants to eat more fast burning carbs? How should he balance the ratios of introducing carbs and reducing fat?

Links mentioned in the response:
Study: Impaired glucose tolerance in low-carbohydrate diet: maybe only a physiological state
Gluten-free, raw, unpasteurized Apple Cider Vinegar
Bitter Melon Extract

Can HDL Be Too High?

Suzanne: She wants to know when HDL could be too high and become a cause for concern. She is 40, fairly active, 120lbs, 5′ 5″, 14-16% body fat, and eats a paleo diet. She is working with a health practitioner that is inline with her paleo lifestyle. Recently her blood panel came back and the doc was concerned. HDL 200, Total Cholesterol 341, Triglycerids 40, LDL 131, CRP .2, Vit D is low at 28. Do you have any insite on that and how you would address her overly HDL levels. Doc is suggesting cutting her saturated fat intake. What are you thoughts on that.

David: He just looked at your lab reports and saw your “astronomically high” HDL readings. How do you get those readings so high? David is Paleo, low-carb and has been for about two years. He weight trains and does sprints and has never had a reading over 90. He wants to know how you do it!

Links mentioned in the response:
Study: Measuring HDL particles as opposed to HDL cholesterol is a a better indicator of coronary heart disease
Upgraded MCT Oil
23andme genetic testing

Is distilled water healthy?

Luke: He heard a doctor say something on Jimmy Moore’s show about doing an annual 7-10 day fast where you drink only distilled water. He said that this is a good way to flush out toxins and prevent certain types of cancer. Luke is a triathlete and trains almost year round. If he was to do a fast like this, would it really damage his muscle and power? Perhaps even damage his health. Do you recommend this type of thing at all?

Links mentioned in the response:
This Detox Pack
Trace liquid minerals
Sea salt
Whole house water structuring unit

Gaining muscle on a ketogenic diet

Tanner: He listened to the Paleocon speech by Ameer Rosic on Ketogenic Diets. He said that Ketogenic diets may not be great for athletes and people who are trying to gain muscle and strength because of the IGF response. Can you shed some light on how these hormones effect each other. Cortisol, insulin, HGH and IGF1 any help and info on the relationship between ketogenic diets and muscle growth.

Links mentioned in the response:
Study: Effects of Dietary Carbohydrate Restriction with High Protein Intake on Protein Metabolism and the Somatotropic Axis

VITAMIN K2 AND D3 OLIVE OIL-BASED SOFTGEL

NOTICE OF DISCLOSURE: http://cmp.ly/3
AUTHENTIC PALEO MUFFINS, BAGELS & MORE

NOTICE OF DISCLOSURE: http://cmp.ly/3
LINKS MENTIONED IN EPISODE 796
- SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Leaner Living’s new K2/K3 Combo supplement
- SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: The Great Low Carb Bread Company’s Paleo Bagels, Buns, and Muffins
- Ben Greenfield from “Ben Greenfield Fitness”
- Ben on Twitter
- Brock Skywalker from “Frozen Puck”
- Brock on Twitter
- “The Ben Greenfield Fitness” iTunes podcast
- Beyond Training: Mastering Endurance, Health & Life
- RELATED PODCAST: Ask The Low-Carb Experts #37: Ben Greenfield | Ketogenic Diets And Exercise Performance
- RELATED PODCAST: The LLVLC Show #682: Guest Hosts Ben Greenfield And Brock Skywalker On The Dangers Of Extreme Carb Restriction

792: LLVLC Classic – The Paleo Solution Author And Health Icon Robb Wolf

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Former research biochemist, fitness and nutrition blogger and podcaster, and New York Times bestselling author Robb Wolf is our guest today for this LLVLC Show Classic from our golden archives in Episode 792 of “The Livin’ La Vida Low-Carb Show.”

LISTEN AND DOWNLOAD AT ITUNES

Today’s LLVLC Show Classic episode is with arguably the most famous name in the Paleo community. He is the great Robb Wolf and affectionately referred to as “baby Jesus.” Robb has firmly established himself as a force to be reckoned with in the health conversation over the past few years with the release of his New York Times bestselling book The Paleo Solution: The Original Human Diet and an extremely popular Top 5 iTunes Health podcast called “The Paleo Solution.” He moved from Chico, California to Reno, Nevada to begin working with first responders there to help them get their health back in line to perform their duties to serve and protect in their community by shifting their diet to a low-carb Paleo way of life. But long before all of that happened, we had Robb Wolf on this podcast talking about his basic philosophy regarding nutrition, fitness, and health like only he can. Listen in as we share two incredible interviews with this highly influential and respected leader from the world of Paleo.

INTRODUCING LOW-CARB WHEAT-FREE MARKET FOODS:

NOTICE OF DISCLOSURE: http://cmp.ly/3
TRY THE DOUBLE CHOCOLATE CHUNK QUEST PROTEIN BAR

NOTICE OF DISCLOSURE: http://cmp.ly/3
AUTHENTIC PALEO MUFFINS, BAGELS & MORE

NOTICE OF DISCLOSURE: http://cmp.ly/3
LINKS MENTIONED IN EPISODE 792
- SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Get Wheat Belly and low-carb friendly foods from the “Wheat-Free Market”
- SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Double Chocolate Chunk Quest Protein Bars
- SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: The Great Low Carb Bread Company’s Paleo Bagels, Buns, and Muffins
- Robb Wolf bio
- The Paleo Solution: The Original Human Diet
- Jimmy’s book review of The Paleo Solution
- RobbWolf.com
- Robb’s “The Paleo Solution” iTunes podcast
- Robb’s work using a low-carb Paleo plan with police officers in Reno, Nevada
- Robb on Facebook
- Robb on Twitter
- Robb on Google+
- Robb on Pinterest
- Robb Wolf and Chris Kresser’s supplement company Paleologix
- VIDEO: Paleo Diet Leaders Art DeVany and Robb Wolf On Nightline 3-1-11
- RELATED PODCAST: Ask The Low-Carb Experts #20: Transitioning To The Paleo Diet | Robb Wolf

776: Guest Hosts Kevin Davis And Brian Sellers Say To Get Less Stress

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Lifestyle fitness coach Kevin Davis and anxiety counselor Brian Sellers from EcoFit Health Radio are our special guest co-hosts in Episode 776 of “The Livin’ La Vida Low-Carb Show.”

LISTEN AND DOWNLOAD AT ITUNES

We’ve got two more health podcasters you probably haven’t heard of before–but you should! They are Kevin Davis and Brian Sellers from the iTunes health podcast “EcoFit Health Radio” (listen to Jimmy Moore’s appearance in Episode 3). Listen in to today’s podcast as Kevin and Brian discuss the plethora of negative implications that come from being freaked out, worried, anxious and emanating stress out of every fiber of your being! Let the “EcoFit Health Radio” podcast dudes show you why chronic stress and anxiety are counterproductive to healthy living and weight loss, why everyone needs to be aware of their stress triggers, the physiology of what happens when your body is under stress, and the things we can do to manage the stress that comes in our lives. If you’ve got stress in your life (and who doesn’t?), then you won’t want to miss hearing this podcast.

INTRODUCING LOW-CARB WHEAT-FREE MARKET FOODS:

NOTICE OF DISCLOSURE: http://cmp.ly/3
TRY THE NEW DOUBLE CHOCOLATE CHUNK QUEST BAR

NOTICE OF DISCLOSURE: http://cmp.ly/3
LINKS MENTIONED IN EPISODE 776
- SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Get Wheat Belly and low-carb friendly foods from the “Wheat-Free Market”
- SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: NEW Double Chocolate Chunk Quest Protein Bars
- Kevin Davis bio
- Brian Sellers bio
- Official “EcoFit” web site
- Listen to Kevin and Brian’s iTunes health podcast “EcoFit Health Radio”
- RELATED PODCAST: Jimmy Moore in Episode 3 of “EcoFit Health Radio”

Category Archives: Exercise

806: Guest Host Cassie Bjork Interviews Michelle Tam From ‘Nom Nom Paleo’

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Registered, Licensed Dietitian, health coach, blogger and podcaster Cassie Bjork is our special guest host interviewing Paleo blogger and author Michelle Tam in Episode 806 of “The Livin’ La Vida Low-Carb Show.”

LISTEN AND DOWNLOAD AT ITUNES

Today we’ve got a guest host that may be familiar to fans of Jimmy Moore’s podcast. She is Cassie Bjork from “Dietitian Cassie” and serves as Jimmy’s co-host on his Friday podcast “Low-Carb Conversations With Jimmy Moore & Friends.” She is incredibly passionate about exposing people to healthy nutrition with real food. Through her work as Dietitian Cassie, she focuses on debunking rumors, diet myths and fads while teaching clients how to eat healthy by breaking down research-based material into practical forms that can be implemented into any lifestyle. Cassie is an ardent believer in using real food for optimal health and performance and strives to live a balanced lifestyle while helping others do the same.

Cassie invited on Paleo blogger and New York Times bestselling author of Nom Nom Paleo: Food for Humans Michelle Tam from “Nom Nom Paleo.” In partnership with her husband, Henry Fong, Michelle developed the top-selling Nom Nom Paleo iPad app as well as their new book. When she’s not cooking or writing, Michelle can be found working graveyard shifts as a hospital pharmacist, chasing her two young sons around the house, or passed out cold (yes, she’s got quite the quirky sense of humor, but that’s why we love her!).

Listen in as Cassie and Michelle discuss how she balances the many important roles in her life, how she prioritizes each of those duties to stay sane through the busyness, what she feeds her kids in their school lunches, how she transitioned her kids to embrace and love the Paleo diet, the importance of being realistic and listening to your body, the critical impact of exercise on health, not falling for “Paleo Perfectionism,” her recommendations for stress management to prevent stress eating, and how the idea of treats fits into a Paleo template. And don’t miss hearing Michelle shares her kitchen staples and what she does when she doesn’t have a lot of time to cook. This is a fun episode with two amazingly spectacular leaders in the Paleo/real food community.

Get Michelle Tam’s new book Nom Nom Paleo:

VITAMIN K2 AND D3 OLIVE OIL-BASED SOFTGEL

NOTICE OF DISCLOSURE: http://cmp.ly/3

INTRODUCING LOW-CARB WHEAT-FREE MARKET FOODS:

NOTICE OF DISCLOSURE: http://cmp.ly/3

LINKS MENTIONED IN EPISODE 806
- SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Leaner Living’s new K2/K3 Combo supplement
- SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Get Wheat Belly and low-carb friendly foods from the “Wheat-Free Market”
- “Dietitian Cassie” website
- “Low-Carb Conversations” podcast
- Cassie on Facebook
- Cassie on Twitter
- Cassie on Instagram
- Cassie on Pinterest
- Michelle Tam at “Nom Nom Paleo”
- Nom Nom Paleo: Food for Humans
- Nom Nom Paleo iPad app
- Michelle on Facebook
- Michelle on Twitter
- Michelle on Instagram
- Michelle on Pinterest
- Michelle’s “Surviving The Night Shift”
- Michelle’s “Packing Paleo School Lunches”
- Michelle’s “Egg-stravaganza!”

804: LLVLC Classic – Drs. Mike & Mary Dan Eades Share Where Low-Carb Is Going

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Bariatric physicians and New York Times bestselling authors Drs. Mike and Mary Dan Eades are our guests today in this LLVLC Show Classic from our golden archives in Episode 804 of “The Livin’ La Vida Low-Carb Show.”

LISTEN AND DOWNLOAD AT ITUNES

In today’s LLVLC Show Classic episode, we go back in time to the first time Jimmy ever met Drs. Mike and Mary Dan Eades, authors of the bestselling book Protein Power: The High-Protein/Low Carbohydrate Way to Lose Weight, Feel Fit, and Boost Your Health-in Just Weeks!, at the American Society of Bariatric Physicians (ASBP) conference in Phoenix, Arizona several years ago. He asked the dynamic low-carb duo for an interview during the conference and they graciously accepted his invitation.

Listen in as they share about why belly fat is harder to burn as you get older and what to do about it, which is better to consume between fat and protein, why the “slow-burn” weight lifting technique may be better for you than traditional resistance training methods, some of the more absurd dietary delusions espoused by vegan proponents like Dr. Dean Ornish, the bias that exists from people when looking at the latest scientific studies on nutrition, Dr. Mike’s response to the brouhaha that arose between him and Anthony Colpo, and the tortuous yet effective intermittent fasting concept. This podcast was so chock full of a goldmine of content that we hope you enjoy from our archives.

Then we’ll also share Jimmy’s follow-up interview with the Eades when they released their book The 6-Week Cure for the Middle-Aged Middle: The Simple Plan to Flatten Your Belly Fast! Listen in for details about this low-carb plan born out of necessity when they started their own television show to help those people in the middle of life who need a bit of belly-flattening that works. This is an LLVLC Show Classic episode for the history books! ENJOY!

DARK CHOCOLATE ORANGE CHOCOPERFECTION BARS

NOTICE OF DISCLOSURE: http://cmp.ly/3
AUTHENTIC PALEO MUFFINS, BAGELS & MORE

NOTICE OF DISCLOSURE: http://cmp.ly/3
THE ALL-NEW COOKIES & CREAM QUEST PROTEIN BAR:

NOTICE OF DISCLOSURE: http://cmp.ly/3
LINKS MENTIONED IN EPISODE 804
- SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Get the brand new Dark Chocolate Orange ChocoPerfection Bars
- SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: The Great Low Carb Bread Company’s Paleo Bagels, Buns, and Muffins
- SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Cookies & Cream Quest Protein Bar
- Drs. Mike and Mary Dan Eades bio
- ProteinPower.com
- Protein Power: The High-Protein/Low Carbohydrate Way to Lose Weight, Feel Fit, and Boost Your Health-in Just Weeks!
- The 6-Week Cure for the Middle-Aged Middle: The Simple Plan to Flatten Your Belly Fast!
- Protein Power: The High-Protein/Low Carbohydrate Way to Lose Weight, Feel Fit, and Boost Your Health-in Just Weeks!
- The Low-Carb Comfort Food Cookbook
- The 30-Day Low-Carb Diet Solution
- The Low Carb CookwoRx Cookbook
- Dr. Mike’s blog
- Dr. Mike Eades on Twitter
- Drs. Eades’ SousVide Supreme

796: Guest Host Ben Greenfield On Gaining Muscle On A Ketogenic Diet And More

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Coach, author, speaker, ex-bodybuilder, Ironman triathlete, and fitness and health podcaster Ben Greenfield is our special guest host in Episode 796 of “The Livin’ La Vida Low-Carb Show.”

LISTEN AND DOWNLOAD AT ITUNES

We’ve pulled out the big guns for today’s show with a highly-qualified special guest host. He is Ben Greenfield from the top-ranked “The Ben Greenfield Fitness” iTunes podcast where he is joined by his affable co-host Brock Skywalker. Ben is releasing his debut book from Victory Belt Publishing called Beyond Training: Mastering Endurance, Health & Life on April 15, 2014 all about how to overcome common health-related training issues while optimizing your workouts so you can look, feel, and perform like a champion.

Ben and Brock fill in for our host Jimmy Moore today (who is in the editing process of his August 5, 2014 book release Keto Clarity: Your Definitive Guide to the Benefits of a Low-Carb, High-Fat Diet) by doing it in their familiar question and answer style of “The Ben Greenfield Fitness” podcast. Here are the topics discussed in today’s show:

Should You Eat Before A Long Workout?

Robert: I’m a wild land firefighter and for training we do these extremely hard complete ass kicking hikes loaded down with gear that seriously take everything i got and you can not fall out. I’m trying to switch to being more of a fat burner than a sugar burner but I don’t have time to go keto before fire season. I read an article on your website saying the day prior to something hardcore you can carb up. My question is the night before the hike should I carb up before bed but eat any carbs in the morning before the hike? Or just protein and fat. I would love to use these hikes to train my body to burn fat, and am wondering if eating carbs right before it will keep my body trained on relying on carbs. No matter what though falling out of the hike is not an option. Please let me know your thoughts.

Links mentioned in the response:
Eating For A Long Workout podcast episode with Steve Born
Study: Effects of high-fat and high-carbohydrate diets on metabolism and performance in cycling
Study: Influence of dietary carbohydrate intake on the free testosterone: cortisol ratio responses to short-term intensive exercise training
Article: The Real Truth About What To Eat Before, During And After Your Workouts & Races
Endurance Pack for fueling long workouts

Getting Off A Ketogenic Diet Safely

Bill: Wants some tips on transitioning away from a ketogenic diet for competition. He is 57 and on a low carb diet (hybrid of bulletproof and meatless paleo). He is concentrating this race season on shorter distances (sprints and olympic triathlon) and and would like to return to the carb intensive nutrition he used to be on for heavy competition. Is this an either or situation? Does he have to give up all sources of healthy fats if he wants to eat more fast burning carbs? How should he balance the ratios of introducing carbs and reducing fat?

Links mentioned in the response:
Study: Impaired glucose tolerance in low-carbohydrate diet: maybe only a physiological state
Gluten-free, raw, unpasteurized Apple Cider Vinegar
Bitter Melon Extract

Can HDL Be Too High?

Suzanne: She wants to know when HDL could be too high and become a cause for concern. She is 40, fairly active, 120lbs, 5′ 5″, 14-16% body fat, and eats a paleo diet. She is working with a health practitioner that is inline with her paleo lifestyle. Recently her blood panel came back and the doc was concerned. HDL 200, Total Cholesterol 341, Triglycerids 40, LDL 131, CRP .2, Vit D is low at 28. Do you have any insite on that and how you would address her overly HDL levels. Doc is suggesting cutting her saturated fat intake. What are you thoughts on that.

David: He just looked at your lab reports and saw your “astronomically high” HDL readings. How do you get those readings so high? David is Paleo, low-carb and has been for about two years. He weight trains and does sprints and has never had a reading over 90. He wants to know how you do it!

Links mentioned in the response:
Study: Measuring HDL particles as opposed to HDL cholesterol is a a better indicator of coronary heart disease
Upgraded MCT Oil
23andme genetic testing

Is distilled water healthy?

Luke: He heard a doctor say something on Jimmy Moore’s show about doing an annual 7-10 day fast where you drink only distilled water. He said that this is a good way to flush out toxins and prevent certain types of cancer. Luke is a triathlete and trains almost year round. If he was to do a fast like this, would it really damage his muscle and power? Perhaps even damage his health. Do you recommend this type of thing at all?

Links mentioned in the response:
This Detox Pack
Trace liquid minerals
Sea salt
Whole house water structuring unit

Gaining muscle on a ketogenic diet

Tanner: He listened to the Paleocon speech by Ameer Rosic on Ketogenic Diets. He said that Ketogenic diets may not be great for athletes and people who are trying to gain muscle and strength because of the IGF response. Can you shed some light on how these hormones effect each other. Cortisol, insulin, HGH and IGF1 any help and info on the relationship between ketogenic diets and muscle growth.

Links mentioned in the response:
Study: Effects of Dietary Carbohydrate Restriction with High Protein Intake on Protein Metabolism and the Somatotropic Axis

VITAMIN K2 AND D3 OLIVE OIL-BASED SOFTGEL

NOTICE OF DISCLOSURE: http://cmp.ly/3
AUTHENTIC PALEO MUFFINS, BAGELS & MORE

NOTICE OF DISCLOSURE: http://cmp.ly/3
LINKS MENTIONED IN EPISODE 796
- SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Leaner Living’s new K2/K3 Combo supplement
- SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: The Great Low Carb Bread Company’s Paleo Bagels, Buns, and Muffins
- Ben Greenfield from “Ben Greenfield Fitness”
- Ben on Twitter
- Brock Skywalker from “Frozen Puck”
- Brock on Twitter
- “The Ben Greenfield Fitness” iTunes podcast
- Beyond Training: Mastering Endurance, Health & Life
- RELATED PODCAST: Ask The Low-Carb Experts #37: Ben Greenfield | Ketogenic Diets And Exercise Performance
- RELATED PODCAST: The LLVLC Show #682: Guest Hosts Ben Greenfield And Brock Skywalker On The Dangers Of Extreme Carb Restriction

792: LLVLC Classic – The Paleo Solution Author And Health Icon Robb Wolf

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Former research biochemist, fitness and nutrition blogger and podcaster, and New York Times bestselling author Robb Wolf is our guest today for this LLVLC Show Classic from our golden archives in Episode 792 of “The Livin’ La Vida Low-Carb Show.”

LISTEN AND DOWNLOAD AT ITUNES

Today’s LLVLC Show Classic episode is with arguably the most famous name in the Paleo community. He is the great Robb Wolf and affectionately referred to as “baby Jesus.” Robb has firmly established himself as a force to be reckoned with in the health conversation over the past few years with the release of his New York Times bestselling book The Paleo Solution: The Original Human Diet and an extremely popular Top 5 iTunes Health podcast called “The Paleo Solution.” He moved from Chico, California to Reno, Nevada to begin working with first responders there to help them get their health back in line to perform their duties to serve and protect in their community by shifting their diet to a low-carb Paleo way of life. But long before all of that happened, we had Robb Wolf on this podcast talking about his basic philosophy regarding nutrition, fitness, and health like only he can. Listen in as we share two incredible interviews with this highly influential and respected leader from the world of Paleo.

INTRODUCING LOW-CARB WHEAT-FREE MARKET FOODS:

NOTICE OF DISCLOSURE: http://cmp.ly/3
TRY THE DOUBLE CHOCOLATE CHUNK QUEST PROTEIN BAR

NOTICE OF DISCLOSURE: http://cmp.ly/3
AUTHENTIC PALEO MUFFINS, BAGELS & MORE

NOTICE OF DISCLOSURE: http://cmp.ly/3
LINKS MENTIONED IN EPISODE 792
- SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Get Wheat Belly and low-carb friendly foods from the “Wheat-Free Market”
- SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Double Chocolate Chunk Quest Protein Bars
- SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: The Great Low Carb Bread Company’s Paleo Bagels, Buns, and Muffins
- Robb Wolf bio
- The Paleo Solution: The Original Human Diet
- Jimmy’s book review of The Paleo Solution
- RobbWolf.com
- Robb’s “The Paleo Solution” iTunes podcast
- Robb’s work using a low-carb Paleo plan with police officers in Reno, Nevada
- Robb on Facebook
- Robb on Twitter
- Robb on Google+
- Robb on Pinterest
- Robb Wolf and Chris Kresser’s supplement company Paleologix
- VIDEO: Paleo Diet Leaders Art DeVany and Robb Wolf On Nightline 3-1-11
- RELATED PODCAST: Ask The Low-Carb Experts #20: Transitioning To The Paleo Diet | Robb Wolf

776: Guest Hosts Kevin Davis And Brian Sellers Say To Get Less Stress

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Lifestyle fitness coach Kevin Davis and anxiety counselor Brian Sellers from EcoFit Health Radio are our special guest co-hosts in Episode 776 of “The Livin’ La Vida Low-Carb Show.”

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We’ve got two more health podcasters you probably haven’t heard of before–but you should! They are Kevin Davis and Brian Sellers from the iTunes health podcast “EcoFit Health Radio” (listen to Jimmy Moore’s appearance in Episode 3). Listen in to today’s podcast as Kevin and Brian discuss the plethora of negative implications that come from being freaked out, worried, anxious and emanating stress out of every fiber of your being! Let the “EcoFit Health Radio” podcast dudes show you why chronic stress and anxiety are counterproductive to healthy living and weight loss, why everyone needs to be aware of their stress triggers, the physiology of what happens when your body is under stress, and the things we can do to manage the stress that comes in our lives. If you’ve got stress in your life (and who doesn’t?), then you won’t want to miss hearing this podcast.

INTRODUCING LOW-CARB WHEAT-FREE MARKET FOODS:

NOTICE OF DISCLOSURE: http://cmp.ly/3
TRY THE NEW DOUBLE CHOCOLATE CHUNK QUEST BAR

NOTICE OF DISCLOSURE: http://cmp.ly/3
LINKS MENTIONED IN EPISODE 776
- SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Get Wheat Belly and low-carb friendly foods from the “Wheat-Free Market”
- SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: NEW Double Chocolate Chunk Quest Protein Bars
- Kevin Davis bio
- Brian Sellers bio
- Official “EcoFit” web site
- Listen to Kevin and Brian’s iTunes health podcast “EcoFit Health Radio”
- RELATED PODCAST: Jimmy Moore in Episode 3 of “EcoFit Health Radio”

Category Archives: Exercise

806: Guest Host Cassie Bjork Interviews Michelle Tam From ‘Nom Nom Paleo’

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Registered, Licensed Dietitian, health coach, blogger and podcaster Cassie Bjork is our special guest host interviewing Paleo blogger and author Michelle Tam in Episode 806 of “The Livin’ La Vida Low-Carb Show.”

LISTEN AND DOWNLOAD AT ITUNES

Today we’ve got a guest host that may be familiar to fans of Jimmy Moore’s podcast. She is Cassie Bjork from “Dietitian Cassie” and serves as Jimmy’s co-host on his Friday podcast “Low-Carb Conversations With Jimmy Moore & Friends.” She is incredibly passionate about exposing people to healthy nutrition with real food. Through her work as Dietitian Cassie, she focuses on debunking rumors, diet myths and fads while teaching clients how to eat healthy by breaking down research-based material into practical forms that can be implemented into any lifestyle. Cassie is an ardent believer in using real food for optimal health and performance and strives to live a balanced lifestyle while helping others do the same.

Cassie invited on Paleo blogger and New York Times bestselling author of Nom Nom Paleo: Food for Humans Michelle Tam from “Nom Nom Paleo.” In partnership with her husband, Henry Fong, Michelle developed the top-selling Nom Nom Paleo iPad app as well as their new book. When she’s not cooking or writing, Michelle can be found working graveyard shifts as a hospital pharmacist, chasing her two young sons around the house, or passed out cold (yes, she’s got quite the quirky sense of humor, but that’s why we love her!).

Listen in as Cassie and Michelle discuss how she balances the many important roles in her life, how she prioritizes each of those duties to stay sane through the busyness, what she feeds her kids in their school lunches, how she transitioned her kids to embrace and love the Paleo diet, the importance of being realistic and listening to your body, the critical impact of exercise on health, not falling for “Paleo Perfectionism,” her recommendations for stress management to prevent stress eating, and how the idea of treats fits into a Paleo template. And don’t miss hearing Michelle shares her kitchen staples and what she does when she doesn’t have a lot of time to cook. This is a fun episode with two amazingly spectacular leaders in the Paleo/real food community.

Get Michelle Tam’s new book Nom Nom Paleo:

VITAMIN K2 AND D3 OLIVE OIL-BASED SOFTGEL

NOTICE OF DISCLOSURE: http://cmp.ly/3

INTRODUCING LOW-CARB WHEAT-FREE MARKET FOODS:

NOTICE OF DISCLOSURE: http://cmp.ly/3

LINKS MENTIONED IN EPISODE 806
- SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Leaner Living’s new K2/K3 Combo supplement
- SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Get Wheat Belly and low-carb friendly foods from the “Wheat-Free Market”
- “Dietitian Cassie” website
- “Low-Carb Conversations” podcast
- Cassie on Facebook
- Cassie on Twitter
- Cassie on Instagram
- Cassie on Pinterest
- Michelle Tam at “Nom Nom Paleo”
- Nom Nom Paleo: Food for Humans
- Nom Nom Paleo iPad app
- Michelle on Facebook
- Michelle on Twitter
- Michelle on Instagram
- Michelle on Pinterest
- Michelle’s “Surviving The Night Shift”
- Michelle’s “Packing Paleo School Lunches”
- Michelle’s “Egg-stravaganza!”

804: LLVLC Classic – Drs. Mike & Mary Dan Eades Share Where Low-Carb Is Going

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Bariatric physicians and New York Times bestselling authors Drs. Mike and Mary Dan Eades are our guests today in this LLVLC Show Classic from our golden archives in Episode 804 of “The Livin’ La Vida Low-Carb Show.”

LISTEN AND DOWNLOAD AT ITUNES

In today’s LLVLC Show Classic episode, we go back in time to the first time Jimmy ever met Drs. Mike and Mary Dan Eades, authors of the bestselling book Protein Power: The High-Protein/Low Carbohydrate Way to Lose Weight, Feel Fit, and Boost Your Health-in Just Weeks!, at the American Society of Bariatric Physicians (ASBP) conference in Phoenix, Arizona several years ago. He asked the dynamic low-carb duo for an interview during the conference and they graciously accepted his invitation.

Listen in as they share about why belly fat is harder to burn as you get older and what to do about it, which is better to consume between fat and protein, why the “slow-burn” weight lifting technique may be better for you than traditional resistance training methods, some of the more absurd dietary delusions espoused by vegan proponents like Dr. Dean Ornish, the bias that exists from people when looking at the latest scientific studies on nutrition, Dr. Mike’s response to the brouhaha that arose between him and Anthony Colpo, and the tortuous yet effective intermittent fasting concept. This podcast was so chock full of a goldmine of content that we hope you enjoy from our archives.

Then we’ll also share Jimmy’s follow-up interview with the Eades when they released their book The 6-Week Cure for the Middle-Aged Middle: The Simple Plan to Flatten Your Belly Fast! Listen in for details about this low-carb plan born out of necessity when they started their own television show to help those people in the middle of life who need a bit of belly-flattening that works. This is an LLVLC Show Classic episode for the history books! ENJOY!

DARK CHOCOLATE ORANGE CHOCOPERFECTION BARS

NOTICE OF DISCLOSURE: http://cmp.ly/3
AUTHENTIC PALEO MUFFINS, BAGELS & MORE

NOTICE OF DISCLOSURE: http://cmp.ly/3
THE ALL-NEW COOKIES & CREAM QUEST PROTEIN BAR:

NOTICE OF DISCLOSURE: http://cmp.ly/3
LINKS MENTIONED IN EPISODE 804
- SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Get the brand new Dark Chocolate Orange ChocoPerfection Bars
- SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: The Great Low Carb Bread Company’s Paleo Bagels, Buns, and Muffins
- SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Cookies & Cream Quest Protein Bar
- Drs. Mike and Mary Dan Eades bio
- ProteinPower.com
- Protein Power: The High-Protein/Low Carbohydrate Way to Lose Weight, Feel Fit, and Boost Your Health-in Just Weeks!
- The 6-Week Cure for the Middle-Aged Middle: The Simple Plan to Flatten Your Belly Fast!
- Protein Power: The High-Protein/Low Carbohydrate Way to Lose Weight, Feel Fit, and Boost Your Health-in Just Weeks!
- The Low-Carb Comfort Food Cookbook
- The 30-Day Low-Carb Diet Solution
- The Low Carb CookwoRx Cookbook
- Dr. Mike’s blog
- Dr. Mike Eades on Twitter
- Drs. Eades’ SousVide Supreme

796: Guest Host Ben Greenfield On Gaining Muscle On A Ketogenic Diet And More

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Coach, author, speaker, ex-bodybuilder, Ironman triathlete, and fitness and health podcaster Ben Greenfield is our special guest host in Episode 796 of “The Livin’ La Vida Low-Carb Show.”

LISTEN AND DOWNLOAD AT ITUNES

We’ve pulled out the big guns for today’s show with a highly-qualified special guest host. He is Ben Greenfield from the top-ranked “The Ben Greenfield Fitness” iTunes podcast where he is joined by his affable co-host Brock Skywalker. Ben is releasing his debut book from Victory Belt Publishing called Beyond Training: Mastering Endurance, Health & Life on April 15, 2014 all about how to overcome common health-related training issues while optimizing your workouts so you can look, feel, and perform like a champion.

Ben and Brock fill in for our host Jimmy Moore today (who is in the editing process of his August 5, 2014 book release Keto Clarity: Your Definitive Guide to the Benefits of a Low-Carb, High-Fat Diet) by doing it in their familiar question and answer style of “The Ben Greenfield Fitness” podcast. Here are the topics discussed in today’s show:

Should You Eat Before A Long Workout?

Robert: I’m a wild land firefighter and for training we do these extremely hard complete ass kicking hikes loaded down with gear that seriously take everything i got and you can not fall out. I’m trying to switch to being more of a fat burner than a sugar burner but I don’t have time to go keto before fire season. I read an article on your website saying the day prior to something hardcore you can carb up. My question is the night before the hike should I carb up before bed but eat any carbs in the morning before the hike? Or just protein and fat. I would love to use these hikes to train my body to burn fat, and am wondering if eating carbs right before it will keep my body trained on relying on carbs. No matter what though falling out of the hike is not an option. Please let me know your thoughts.

Links mentioned in the response:
Eating For A Long Workout podcast episode with Steve Born
Study: Effects of high-fat and high-carbohydrate diets on metabolism and performance in cycling
Study: Influence of dietary carbohydrate intake on the free testosterone: cortisol ratio responses to short-term intensive exercise training
Article: The Real Truth About What To Eat Before, During And After Your Workouts & Races
Endurance Pack for fueling long workouts

Getting Off A Ketogenic Diet Safely

Bill: Wants some tips on transitioning away from a ketogenic diet for competition. He is 57 and on a low carb diet (hybrid of bulletproof and meatless paleo). He is concentrating this race season on shorter distances (sprints and olympic triathlon) and and would like to return to the carb intensive nutrition he used to be on for heavy competition. Is this an either or situation? Does he have to give up all sources of healthy fats if he wants to eat more fast burning carbs? How should he balance the ratios of introducing carbs and reducing fat?

Links mentioned in the response:
Study: Impaired glucose tolerance in low-carbohydrate diet: maybe only a physiological state
Gluten-free, raw, unpasteurized Apple Cider Vinegar
Bitter Melon Extract

Can HDL Be Too High?

Suzanne: She wants to know when HDL could be too high and become a cause for concern. She is 40, fairly active, 120lbs, 5′ 5″, 14-16% body fat, and eats a paleo diet. She is working with a health practitioner that is inline with her paleo lifestyle. Recently her blood panel came back and the doc was concerned. HDL 200, Total Cholesterol 341, Triglycerids 40, LDL 131, CRP .2, Vit D is low at 28. Do you have any insite on that and how you would address her overly HDL levels. Doc is suggesting cutting her saturated fat intake. What are you thoughts on that.

David: He just looked at your lab reports and saw your “astronomically high” HDL readings. How do you get those readings so high? David is Paleo, low-carb and has been for about two years. He weight trains and does sprints and has never had a reading over 90. He wants to know how you do it!

Links mentioned in the response:
Study: Measuring HDL particles as opposed to HDL cholesterol is a a better indicator of coronary heart disease
Upgraded MCT Oil
23andme genetic testing

Is distilled water healthy?

Luke: He heard a doctor say something on Jimmy Moore’s show about doing an annual 7-10 day fast where you drink only distilled water. He said that this is a good way to flush out toxins and prevent certain types of cancer. Luke is a triathlete and trains almost year round. If he was to do a fast like this, would it really damage his muscle and power? Perhaps even damage his health. Do you recommend this type of thing at all?

Links mentioned in the response:
This Detox Pack
Trace liquid minerals
Sea salt
Whole house water structuring unit

Gaining muscle on a ketogenic diet

Tanner: He listened to the Paleocon speech by Ameer Rosic on Ketogenic Diets. He said that Ketogenic diets may not be great for athletes and people who are trying to gain muscle and strength because of the IGF response. Can you shed some light on how these hormones effect each other. Cortisol, insulin, HGH and IGF1 any help and info on the relationship between ketogenic diets and muscle growth.

Links mentioned in the response:
Study: Effects of Dietary Carbohydrate Restriction with High Protein Intake on Protein Metabolism and the Somatotropic Axis

VITAMIN K2 AND D3 OLIVE OIL-BASED SOFTGEL

NOTICE OF DISCLOSURE: http://cmp.ly/3
AUTHENTIC PALEO MUFFINS, BAGELS & MORE

NOTICE OF DISCLOSURE: http://cmp.ly/3
LINKS MENTIONED IN EPISODE 796
- SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Leaner Living’s new K2/K3 Combo supplement
- SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: The Great Low Carb Bread Company’s Paleo Bagels, Buns, and Muffins
- Ben Greenfield from “Ben Greenfield Fitness”
- Ben on Twitter
- Brock Skywalker from “Frozen Puck”
- Brock on Twitter
- “The Ben Greenfield Fitness” iTunes podcast
- Beyond Training: Mastering Endurance, Health & Life
- RELATED PODCAST: Ask The Low-Carb Experts #37: Ben Greenfield | Ketogenic Diets And Exercise Performance
- RELATED PODCAST: The LLVLC Show #682: Guest Hosts Ben Greenfield And Brock Skywalker On The Dangers Of Extreme Carb Restriction

792: LLVLC Classic – The Paleo Solution Author And Health Icon Robb Wolf

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Former research biochemist, fitness and nutrition blogger and podcaster, and New York Times bestselling author Robb Wolf is our guest today for this LLVLC Show Classic from our golden archives in Episode 792 of “The Livin’ La Vida Low-Carb Show.”

LISTEN AND DOWNLOAD AT ITUNES

Today’s LLVLC Show Classic episode is with arguably the most famous name in the Paleo community. He is the great Robb Wolf and affectionately referred to as “baby Jesus.” Robb has firmly established himself as a force to be reckoned with in the health conversation over the past few years with the release of his New York Times bestselling book The Paleo Solution: The Original Human Diet and an extremely popular Top 5 iTunes Health podcast called “The Paleo Solution.” He moved from Chico, California to Reno, Nevada to begin working with first responders there to help them get their health back in line to perform their duties to serve and protect in their community by shifting their diet to a low-carb Paleo way of life. But long before all of that happened, we had Robb Wolf on this podcast talking about his basic philosophy regarding nutrition, fitness, and health like only he can. Listen in as we share two incredible interviews with this highly influential and respected leader from the world of Paleo.

INTRODUCING LOW-CARB WHEAT-FREE MARKET FOODS:

NOTICE OF DISCLOSURE: http://cmp.ly/3
TRY THE DOUBLE CHOCOLATE CHUNK QUEST PROTEIN BAR

NOTICE OF DISCLOSURE: http://cmp.ly/3
AUTHENTIC PALEO MUFFINS, BAGELS & MORE

NOTICE OF DISCLOSURE: http://cmp.ly/3
LINKS MENTIONED IN EPISODE 792
- SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Get Wheat Belly and low-carb friendly foods from the “Wheat-Free Market”
- SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Double Chocolate Chunk Quest Protein Bars
- SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: The Great Low Carb Bread Company’s Paleo Bagels, Buns, and Muffins
- Robb Wolf bio
- The Paleo Solution: The Original Human Diet
- Jimmy’s book review of The Paleo Solution
- RobbWolf.com
- Robb’s “The Paleo Solution” iTunes podcast
- Robb’s work using a low-carb Paleo plan with police officers in Reno, Nevada
- Robb on Facebook
- Robb on Twitter
- Robb on Google+
- Robb on Pinterest
- Robb Wolf and Chris Kresser’s supplement company Paleologix
- VIDEO: Paleo Diet Leaders Art DeVany and Robb Wolf On Nightline 3-1-11
- RELATED PODCAST: Ask The Low-Carb Experts #20: Transitioning To The Paleo Diet | Robb Wolf

776: Guest Hosts Kevin Davis And Brian Sellers Say To Get Less Stress

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Lifestyle fitness coach Kevin Davis and anxiety counselor Brian Sellers from EcoFit Health Radio are our special guest co-hosts in Episode 776 of “The Livin’ La Vida Low-Carb Show.”

LISTEN AND DOWNLOAD AT ITUNES

We’ve got two more health podcasters you probably haven’t heard of before–but you should! They are Kevin Davis and Brian Sellers from the iTunes health podcast “EcoFit Health Radio” (listen to Jimmy Moore’s appearance in Episode 3). Listen in to today’s podcast as Kevin and Brian discuss the plethora of negative implications that come from being freaked out, worried, anxious and emanating stress out of every fiber of your being! Let the “EcoFit Health Radio” podcast dudes show you why chronic stress and anxiety are counterproductive to healthy living and weight loss, why everyone needs to be aware of their stress triggers, the physiology of what happens when your body is under stress, and the things we can do to manage the stress that comes in our lives. If you’ve got stress in your life (and who doesn’t?), then you won’t want to miss hearing this podcast.

INTRODUCING LOW-CARB WHEAT-FREE MARKET FOODS:

NOTICE OF DISCLOSURE: http://cmp.ly/3
TRY THE NEW DOUBLE CHOCOLATE CHUNK QUEST BAR

NOTICE OF DISCLOSURE: http://cmp.ly/3
LINKS MENTIONED IN EPISODE 776
- SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Get Wheat Belly and low-carb friendly foods from the “Wheat-Free Market”
- SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: NEW Double Chocolate Chunk Quest Protein Bars
- Kevin Davis bio
- Brian Sellers bio
- Official “EcoFit” web site
- Listen to Kevin and Brian’s iTunes health podcast “EcoFit Health Radio”
- RELATED PODCAST: Jimmy Moore in Episode 3 of “EcoFit Health Radio”

Category Archives: Exercise

806: Guest Host Cassie Bjork Interviews Michelle Tam From ‘Nom Nom Paleo’

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Registered, Licensed Dietitian, health coach, blogger and podcaster Cassie Bjork is our special guest host interviewing Paleo blogger and author Michelle Tam in Episode 806 of “The Livin’ La Vida Low-Carb Show.”

LISTEN AND DOWNLOAD AT ITUNES

Today we’ve got a guest host that may be familiar to fans of Jimmy Moore’s podcast. She is Cassie Bjork from “Dietitian Cassie” and serves as Jimmy’s co-host on his Friday podcast “Low-Carb Conversations With Jimmy Moore & Friends.” She is incredibly passionate about exposing people to healthy nutrition with real food. Through her work as Dietitian Cassie, she focuses on debunking rumors, diet myths and fads while teaching clients how to eat healthy by breaking down research-based material into practical forms that can be implemented into any lifestyle. Cassie is an ardent believer in using real food for optimal health and performance and strives to live a balanced lifestyle while helping others do the same.

Cassie invited on Paleo blogger and New York Times bestselling author of Nom Nom Paleo: Food for Humans Michelle Tam from “Nom Nom Paleo.” In partnership with her husband, Henry Fong, Michelle developed the top-selling Nom Nom Paleo iPad app as well as their new book. When she’s not cooking or writing, Michelle can be found working graveyard shifts as a hospital pharmacist, chasing her two young sons around the house, or passed out cold (yes, she’s got quite the quirky sense of humor, but that’s why we love her!).

Listen in as Cassie and Michelle discuss how she balances the many important roles in her life, how she prioritizes each of those duties to stay sane through the busyness, what she feeds her kids in their school lunches, how she transitioned her kids to embrace and love the Paleo diet, the importance of being realistic and listening to your body, the critical impact of exercise on health, not falling for “Paleo Perfectionism,” her recommendations for stress management to prevent stress eating, and how the idea of treats fits into a Paleo template. And don’t miss hearing Michelle shares her kitchen staples and what she does when she doesn’t have a lot of time to cook. This is a fun episode with two amazingly spectacular leaders in the Paleo/real food community.

Get Michelle Tam’s new book Nom Nom Paleo:

VITAMIN K2 AND D3 OLIVE OIL-BASED SOFTGEL

NOTICE OF DISCLOSURE: http://cmp.ly/3

INTRODUCING LOW-CARB WHEAT-FREE MARKET FOODS:

NOTICE OF DISCLOSURE: http://cmp.ly/3

LINKS MENTIONED IN EPISODE 806
- SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Leaner Living’s new K2/K3 Combo supplement
- SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Get Wheat Belly and low-carb friendly foods from the “Wheat-Free Market”
- “Dietitian Cassie” website
- “Low-Carb Conversations” podcast
- Cassie on Facebook
- Cassie on Twitter
- Cassie on Instagram
- Cassie on Pinterest
- Michelle Tam at “Nom Nom Paleo”
- Nom Nom Paleo: Food for Humans
- Nom Nom Paleo iPad app
- Michelle on Facebook
- Michelle on Twitter
- Michelle on Instagram
- Michelle on Pinterest
- Michelle’s “Surviving The Night Shift”
- Michelle’s “Packing Paleo School Lunches”
- Michelle’s “Egg-stravaganza!”

804: LLVLC Classic – Drs. Mike & Mary Dan Eades Share Where Low-Carb Is Going

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Bariatric physicians and New York Times bestselling authors Drs. Mike and Mary Dan Eades are our guests today in this LLVLC Show Classic from our golden archives in Episode 804 of “The Livin’ La Vida Low-Carb Show.”

LISTEN AND DOWNLOAD AT ITUNES

In today’s LLVLC Show Classic episode, we go back in time to the first time Jimmy ever met Drs. Mike and Mary Dan Eades, authors of the bestselling book Protein Power: The High-Protein/Low Carbohydrate Way to Lose Weight, Feel Fit, and Boost Your Health-in Just Weeks!, at the American Society of Bariatric Physicians (ASBP) conference in Phoenix, Arizona several years ago. He asked the dynamic low-carb duo for an interview during the conference and they graciously accepted his invitation.

Listen in as they share about why belly fat is harder to burn as you get older and what to do about it, which is better to consume between fat and protein, why the “slow-burn” weight lifting technique may be better for you than traditional resistance training methods, some of the more absurd dietary delusions espoused by vegan proponents like Dr. Dean Ornish, the bias that exists from people when looking at the latest scientific studies on nutrition, Dr. Mike’s response to the brouhaha that arose between him and Anthony Colpo, and the tortuous yet effective intermittent fasting concept. This podcast was so chock full of a goldmine of content that we hope you enjoy from our archives.

Then we’ll also share Jimmy’s follow-up interview with the Eades when they released their book The 6-Week Cure for the Middle-Aged Middle: The Simple Plan to Flatten Your Belly Fast! Listen in for details about this low-carb plan born out of necessity when they started their own television show to help those people in the middle of life who need a bit of belly-flattening that works. This is an LLVLC Show Classic episode for the history books! ENJOY!

DARK CHOCOLATE ORANGE CHOCOPERFECTION BARS

NOTICE OF DISCLOSURE: http://cmp.ly/3
AUTHENTIC PALEO MUFFINS, BAGELS & MORE

NOTICE OF DISCLOSURE: http://cmp.ly/3
THE ALL-NEW COOKIES & CREAM QUEST PROTEIN BAR:

NOTICE OF DISCLOSURE: http://cmp.ly/3
LINKS MENTIONED IN EPISODE 804
- SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Get the brand new Dark Chocolate Orange ChocoPerfection Bars
- SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: The Great Low Carb Bread Company’s Paleo Bagels, Buns, and Muffins
- SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Cookies & Cream Quest Protein Bar
- Drs. Mike and Mary Dan Eades bio
- ProteinPower.com
- Protein Power: The High-Protein/Low Carbohydrate Way to Lose Weight, Feel Fit, and Boost Your Health-in Just Weeks!
- The 6-Week Cure for the Middle-Aged Middle: The Simple Plan to Flatten Your Belly Fast!
- Protein Power: The High-Protein/Low Carbohydrate Way to Lose Weight, Feel Fit, and Boost Your Health-in Just Weeks!
- The Low-Carb Comfort Food Cookbook
- The 30-Day Low-Carb Diet Solution
- The Low Carb CookwoRx Cookbook
- Dr. Mike’s blog
- Dr. Mike Eades on Twitter
- Drs. Eades’ SousVide Supreme

796: Guest Host Ben Greenfield On Gaining Muscle On A Ketogenic Diet And More

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Coach, author, speaker, ex-bodybuilder, Ironman triathlete, and fitness and health podcaster Ben Greenfield is our special guest host in Episode 796 of “The Livin’ La Vida Low-Carb Show.”

LISTEN AND DOWNLOAD AT ITUNES

We’ve pulled out the big guns for today’s show with a highly-qualified special guest host. He is Ben Greenfield from the top-ranked “The Ben Greenfield Fitness” iTunes podcast where he is joined by his affable co-host Brock Skywalker. Ben is releasing his debut book from Victory Belt Publishing called Beyond Training: Mastering Endurance, Health & Life on April 15, 2014 all about how to overcome common health-related training issues while optimizing your workouts so you can look, feel, and perform like a champion.

Ben and Brock fill in for our host Jimmy Moore today (who is in the editing process of his August 5, 2014 book release Keto Clarity: Your Definitive Guide to the Benefits of a Low-Carb, High-Fat Diet) by doing it in their familiar question and answer style of “The Ben Greenfield Fitness” podcast. Here are the topics discussed in today’s show:

Should You Eat Before A Long Workout?

Robert: I’m a wild land firefighter and for training we do these extremely hard complete ass kicking hikes loaded down with gear that seriously take everything i got and you can not fall out. I’m trying to switch to being more of a fat burner than a sugar burner but I don’t have time to go keto before fire season. I read an article on your website saying the day prior to something hardcore you can carb up. My question is the night before the hike should I carb up before bed but eat any carbs in the morning before the hike? Or just protein and fat. I would love to use these hikes to train my body to burn fat, and am wondering if eating carbs right before it will keep my body trained on relying on carbs. No matter what though falling out of the hike is not an option. Please let me know your thoughts.

Links mentioned in the response:
Eating For A Long Workout podcast episode with Steve Born
Study: Effects of high-fat and high-carbohydrate diets on metabolism and performance in cycling
Study: Influence of dietary carbohydrate intake on the free testosterone: cortisol ratio responses to short-term intensive exercise training
Article: The Real Truth About What To Eat Before, During And After Your Workouts & Races
Endurance Pack for fueling long workouts

Getting Off A Ketogenic Diet Safely

Bill: Wants some tips on transitioning away from a ketogenic diet for competition. He is 57 and on a low carb diet (hybrid of bulletproof and meatless paleo). He is concentrating this race season on shorter distances (sprints and olympic triathlon) and and would like to return to the carb intensive nutrition he used to be on for heavy competition. Is this an either or situation? Does he have to give up all sources of healthy fats if he wants to eat more fast burning carbs? How should he balance the ratios of introducing carbs and reducing fat?

Links mentioned in the response:
Study: Impaired glucose tolerance in low-carbohydrate diet: maybe only a physiological state
Gluten-free, raw, unpasteurized Apple Cider Vinegar
Bitter Melon Extract

Can HDL Be Too High?

Suzanne: She wants to know when HDL could be too high and become a cause for concern. She is 40, fairly active, 120lbs, 5′ 5″, 14-16% body fat, and eats a paleo diet. She is working with a health practitioner that is inline with her paleo lifestyle. Recently her blood panel came back and the doc was concerned. HDL 200, Total Cholesterol 341, Triglycerids 40, LDL 131, CRP .2, Vit D is low at 28. Do you have any insite on that and how you would address her overly HDL levels. Doc is suggesting cutting her saturated fat intake. What are you thoughts on that.

David: He just looked at your lab reports and saw your “astronomically high” HDL readings. How do you get those readings so high? David is Paleo, low-carb and has been for about two years. He weight trains and does sprints and has never had a reading over 90. He wants to know how you do it!

Links mentioned in the response:
Study: Measuring HDL particles as opposed to HDL cholesterol is a a better indicator of coronary heart disease
Upgraded MCT Oil
23andme genetic testing

Is distilled water healthy?

Luke: He heard a doctor say something on Jimmy Moore’s show about doing an annual 7-10 day fast where you drink only distilled water. He said that this is a good way to flush out toxins and prevent certain types of cancer. Luke is a triathlete and trains almost year round. If he was to do a fast like this, would it really damage his muscle and power? Perhaps even damage his health. Do you recommend this type of thing at all?

Links mentioned in the response:
This Detox Pack
Trace liquid minerals
Sea salt
Whole house water structuring unit

Gaining muscle on a ketogenic diet

Tanner: He listened to the Paleocon speech by Ameer Rosic on Ketogenic Diets. He said that Ketogenic diets may not be great for athletes and people who are trying to gain muscle and strength because of the IGF response. Can you shed some light on how these hormones effect each other. Cortisol, insulin, HGH and IGF1 any help and info on the relationship between ketogenic diets and muscle growth.

Links mentioned in the response:
Study: Effects of Dietary Carbohydrate Restriction with High Protein Intake on Protein Metabolism and the Somatotropic Axis

VITAMIN K2 AND D3 OLIVE OIL-BASED SOFTGEL

NOTICE OF DISCLOSURE: http://cmp.ly/3
AUTHENTIC PALEO MUFFINS, BAGELS & MORE

NOTICE OF DISCLOSURE: http://cmp.ly/3
LINKS MENTIONED IN EPISODE 796
- SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Leaner Living’s new K2/K3 Combo supplement
- SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: The Great Low Carb Bread Company’s Paleo Bagels, Buns, and Muffins
- Ben Greenfield from “Ben Greenfield Fitness”
- Ben on Twitter
- Brock Skywalker from “Frozen Puck”
- Brock on Twitter
- “The Ben Greenfield Fitness” iTunes podcast
- Beyond Training: Mastering Endurance, Health & Life
- RELATED PODCAST: Ask The Low-Carb Experts #37: Ben Greenfield | Ketogenic Diets And Exercise Performance
- RELATED PODCAST: The LLVLC Show #682: Guest Hosts Ben Greenfield And Brock Skywalker On The Dangers Of Extreme Carb Restriction

792: LLVLC Classic – The Paleo Solution Author And Health Icon Robb Wolf

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Former research biochemist, fitness and nutrition blogger and podcaster, and New York Times bestselling author Robb Wolf is our guest today for this LLVLC Show Classic from our golden archives in Episode 792 of “The Livin’ La Vida Low-Carb Show.”

LISTEN AND DOWNLOAD AT ITUNES

Today’s LLVLC Show Classic episode is with arguably the most famous name in the Paleo community. He is the great Robb Wolf and affectionately referred to as “baby Jesus.” Robb has firmly established himself as a force to be reckoned with in the health conversation over the past few years with the release of his New York Times bestselling book The Paleo Solution: The Original Human Diet and an extremely popular Top 5 iTunes Health podcast called “The Paleo Solution.” He moved from Chico, California to Reno, Nevada to begin working with first responders there to help them get their health back in line to perform their duties to serve and protect in their community by shifting their diet to a low-carb Paleo way of life. But long before all of that happened, we had Robb Wolf on this podcast talking about his basic philosophy regarding nutrition, fitness, and health like only he can. Listen in as we share two incredible interviews with this highly influential and respected leader from the world of Paleo.

INTRODUCING LOW-CARB WHEAT-FREE MARKET FOODS:

NOTICE OF DISCLOSURE: http://cmp.ly/3
TRY THE DOUBLE CHOCOLATE CHUNK QUEST PROTEIN BAR

NOTICE OF DISCLOSURE: http://cmp.ly/3
AUTHENTIC PALEO MUFFINS, BAGELS & MORE

NOTICE OF DISCLOSURE: http://cmp.ly/3
LINKS MENTIONED IN EPISODE 792
- SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Get Wheat Belly and low-carb friendly foods from the “Wheat-Free Market”
- SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Double Chocolate Chunk Quest Protein Bars
- SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: The Great Low Carb Bread Company’s Paleo Bagels, Buns, and Muffins
- Robb Wolf bio
- The Paleo Solution: The Original Human Diet
- Jimmy’s book review of The Paleo Solution
- RobbWolf.com
- Robb’s “The Paleo Solution” iTunes podcast
- Robb’s work using a low-carb Paleo plan with police officers in Reno, Nevada
- Robb on Facebook
- Robb on Twitter
- Robb on Google+
- Robb on Pinterest
- Robb Wolf and Chris Kresser’s supplement company Paleologix
- VIDEO: Paleo Diet Leaders Art DeVany and Robb Wolf On Nightline 3-1-11
- RELATED PODCAST: Ask The Low-Carb Experts #20: Transitioning To The Paleo Diet | Robb Wolf

776: Guest Hosts Kevin Davis And Brian Sellers Say To Get Less Stress

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Lifestyle fitness coach Kevin Davis and anxiety counselor Brian Sellers from EcoFit Health Radio are our special guest co-hosts in Episode 776 of “The Livin’ La Vida Low-Carb Show.”

LISTEN AND DOWNLOAD AT ITUNES

We’ve got two more health podcasters you probably haven’t heard of before–but you should! They are Kevin Davis and Brian Sellers from the iTunes health podcast “EcoFit Health Radio” (listen to Jimmy Moore’s appearance in Episode 3). Listen in to today’s podcast as Kevin and Brian discuss the plethora of negative implications that come from being freaked out, worried, anxious and emanating stress out of every fiber of your being! Let the “EcoFit Health Radio” podcast dudes show you why chronic stress and anxiety are counterproductive to healthy living and weight loss, why everyone needs to be aware of their stress triggers, the physiology of what happens when your body is under stress, and the things we can do to manage the stress that comes in our lives. If you’ve got stress in your life (and who doesn’t?), then you won’t want to miss hearing this podcast.

INTRODUCING LOW-CARB WHEAT-FREE MARKET FOODS:

NOTICE OF DISCLOSURE: http://cmp.ly/3
TRY THE NEW DOUBLE CHOCOLATE CHUNK QUEST BAR

NOTICE OF DISCLOSURE: http://cmp.ly/3
LINKS MENTIONED IN EPISODE 776
- SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Get Wheat Belly and low-carb friendly foods from the “Wheat-Free Market”
- SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: NEW Double Chocolate Chunk Quest Protein Bars
- Kevin Davis bio
- Brian Sellers bio
- Official “EcoFit” web site
- Listen to Kevin and Brian’s iTunes health podcast “EcoFit Health Radio”
- RELATED PODCAST: Jimmy Moore in Episode 3 of “EcoFit Health Radio”

Category Archives: Exercise

806: Guest Host Cassie Bjork Interviews Michelle Tam From ‘Nom Nom Paleo’

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Registered, Licensed Dietitian, health coach, blogger and podcaster Cassie Bjork is our special guest host interviewing Paleo blogger and author Michelle Tam in Episode 806 of “The Livin’ La Vida Low-Carb Show.”

LISTEN AND DOWNLOAD AT ITUNES

Today we’ve got a guest host that may be familiar to fans of Jimmy Moore’s podcast. She is Cassie Bjork from “Dietitian Cassie” and serves as Jimmy’s co-host on his Friday podcast “Low-Carb Conversations With Jimmy Moore & Friends.” She is incredibly passionate about exposing people to healthy nutrition with real food. Through her work as Dietitian Cassie, she focuses on debunking rumors, diet myths and fads while teaching clients how to eat healthy by breaking down research-based material into practical forms that can be implemented into any lifestyle. Cassie is an ardent believer in using real food for optimal health and performance and strives to live a balanced lifestyle while helping others do the same.

Cassie invited on Paleo blogger and New York Times bestselling author of Nom Nom Paleo: Food for Humans Michelle Tam from “Nom Nom Paleo.” In partnership with her husband, Henry Fong, Michelle developed the top-selling Nom Nom Paleo iPad app as well as their new book. When she’s not cooking or writing, Michelle can be found working graveyard shifts as a hospital pharmacist, chasing her two young sons around the house, or passed out cold (yes, she’s got quite the quirky sense of humor, but that’s why we love her!).

Listen in as Cassie and Michelle discuss how she balances the many important roles in her life, how she prioritizes each of those duties to stay sane through the busyness, what she feeds her kids in their school lunches, how she transitioned her kids to embrace and love the Paleo diet, the importance of being realistic and listening to your body, the critical impact of exercise on health, not falling for “Paleo Perfectionism,” her recommendations for stress management to prevent stress eating, and how the idea of treats fits into a Paleo template. And don’t miss hearing Michelle shares her kitchen staples and what she does when she doesn’t have a lot of time to cook. This is a fun episode with two amazingly spectacular leaders in the Paleo/real food community.

Get Michelle Tam’s new book Nom Nom Paleo:

VITAMIN K2 AND D3 OLIVE OIL-BASED SOFTGEL

NOTICE OF DISCLOSURE: http://cmp.ly/3

INTRODUCING LOW-CARB WHEAT-FREE MARKET FOODS:

NOTICE OF DISCLOSURE: http://cmp.ly/3

LINKS MENTIONED IN EPISODE 806
- SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Leaner Living’s new K2/K3 Combo supplement
- SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Get Wheat Belly and low-carb friendly foods from the “Wheat-Free Market”
- “Dietitian Cassie” website
- “Low-Carb Conversations” podcast
- Cassie on Facebook
- Cassie on Twitter
- Cassie on Instagram
- Cassie on Pinterest
- Michelle Tam at “Nom Nom Paleo”
- Nom Nom Paleo: Food for Humans
- Nom Nom Paleo iPad app
- Michelle on Facebook
- Michelle on Twitter
- Michelle on Instagram
- Michelle on Pinterest
- Michelle’s “Surviving The Night Shift”
- Michelle’s “Packing Paleo School Lunches”
- Michelle’s “Egg-stravaganza!”

804: LLVLC Classic – Drs. Mike & Mary Dan Eades Share Where Low-Carb Is Going

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Bariatric physicians and New York Times bestselling authors Drs. Mike and Mary Dan Eades are our guests today in this LLVLC Show Classic from our golden archives in Episode 804 of “The Livin’ La Vida Low-Carb Show.”

LISTEN AND DOWNLOAD AT ITUNES

In today’s LLVLC Show Classic episode, we go back in time to the first time Jimmy ever met Drs. Mike and Mary Dan Eades, authors of the bestselling book Protein Power: The High-Protein/Low Carbohydrate Way to Lose Weight, Feel Fit, and Boost Your Health-in Just Weeks!, at the American Society of Bariatric Physicians (ASBP) conference in Phoenix, Arizona several years ago. He asked the dynamic low-carb duo for an interview during the conference and they graciously accepted his invitation.

Listen in as they share about why belly fat is harder to burn as you get older and what to do about it, which is better to consume between fat and protein, why the “slow-burn” weight lifting technique may be better for you than traditional resistance training methods, some of the more absurd dietary delusions espoused by vegan proponents like Dr. Dean Ornish, the bias that exists from people when looking at the latest scientific studies on nutrition, Dr. Mike’s response to the brouhaha that arose between him and Anthony Colpo, and the tortuous yet effective intermittent fasting concept. This podcast was so chock full of a goldmine of content that we hope you enjoy from our archives.

Then we’ll also share Jimmy’s follow-up interview with the Eades when they released their book The 6-Week Cure for the Middle-Aged Middle: The Simple Plan to Flatten Your Belly Fast! Listen in for details about this low-carb plan born out of necessity when they started their own television show to help those people in the middle of life who need a bit of belly-flattening that works. This is an LLVLC Show Classic episode for the history books! ENJOY!

DARK CHOCOLATE ORANGE CHOCOPERFECTION BARS

NOTICE OF DISCLOSURE: http://cmp.ly/3
AUTHENTIC PALEO MUFFINS, BAGELS & MORE

NOTICE OF DISCLOSURE: http://cmp.ly/3
THE ALL-NEW COOKIES & CREAM QUEST PROTEIN BAR:

NOTICE OF DISCLOSURE: http://cmp.ly/3
LINKS MENTIONED IN EPISODE 804
- SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Get the brand new Dark Chocolate Orange ChocoPerfection Bars
- SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: The Great Low Carb Bread Company’s Paleo Bagels, Buns, and Muffins
- SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Cookies & Cream Quest Protein Bar
- Drs. Mike and Mary Dan Eades bio
- ProteinPower.com
- Protein Power: The High-Protein/Low Carbohydrate Way to Lose Weight, Feel Fit, and Boost Your Health-in Just Weeks!
- The 6-Week Cure for the Middle-Aged Middle: The Simple Plan to Flatten Your Belly Fast!
- Protein Power: The High-Protein/Low Carbohydrate Way to Lose Weight, Feel Fit, and Boost Your Health-in Just Weeks!
- The Low-Carb Comfort Food Cookbook
- The 30-Day Low-Carb Diet Solution
- The Low Carb CookwoRx Cookbook
- Dr. Mike’s blog
- Dr. Mike Eades on Twitter
- Drs. Eades’ SousVide Supreme

796: Guest Host Ben Greenfield On Gaining Muscle On A Ketogenic Diet And More

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Coach, author, speaker, ex-bodybuilder, Ironman triathlete, and fitness and health podcaster Ben Greenfield is our special guest host in Episode 796 of “The Livin’ La Vida Low-Carb Show.”

LISTEN AND DOWNLOAD AT ITUNES

We’ve pulled out the big guns for today’s show with a highly-qualified special guest host. He is Ben Greenfield from the top-ranked “The Ben Greenfield Fitness” iTunes podcast where he is joined by his affable co-host Brock Skywalker. Ben is releasing his debut book from Victory Belt Publishing called Beyond Training: Mastering Endurance, Health & Life on April 15, 2014 all about how to overcome common health-related training issues while optimizing your workouts so you can look, feel, and perform like a champion.

Ben and Brock fill in for our host Jimmy Moore today (who is in the editing process of his August 5, 2014 book release Keto Clarity: Your Definitive Guide to the Benefits of a Low-Carb, High-Fat Diet) by doing it in their familiar question and answer style of “The Ben Greenfield Fitness” podcast. Here are the topics discussed in today’s show:

Should You Eat Before A Long Workout?

Robert: I’m a wild land firefighter and for training we do these extremely hard complete ass kicking hikes loaded down with gear that seriously take everything i got and you can not fall out. I’m trying to switch to being more of a fat burner than a sugar burner but I don’t have time to go keto before fire season. I read an article on your website saying the day prior to something hardcore you can carb up. My question is the night before the hike should I carb up before bed but eat any carbs in the morning before the hike? Or just protein and fat. I would love to use these hikes to train my body to burn fat, and am wondering if eating carbs right before it will keep my body trained on relying on carbs. No matter what though falling out of the hike is not an option. Please let me know your thoughts.

Links mentioned in the response:
Eating For A Long Workout podcast episode with Steve Born
Study: Effects of high-fat and high-carbohydrate diets on metabolism and performance in cycling
Study: Influence of dietary carbohydrate intake on the free testosterone: cortisol ratio responses to short-term intensive exercise training
Article: The Real Truth About What To Eat Before, During And After Your Workouts & Races
Endurance Pack for fueling long workouts

Getting Off A Ketogenic Diet Safely

Bill: Wants some tips on transitioning away from a ketogenic diet for competition. He is 57 and on a low carb diet (hybrid of bulletproof and meatless paleo). He is concentrating this race season on shorter distances (sprints and olympic triathlon) and and would like to return to the carb intensive nutrition he used to be on for heavy competition. Is this an either or situation? Does he have to give up all sources of healthy fats if he wants to eat more fast burning carbs? How should he balance the ratios of introducing carbs and reducing fat?

Links mentioned in the response:
Study: Impaired glucose tolerance in low-carbohydrate diet: maybe only a physiological state
Gluten-free, raw, unpasteurized Apple Cider Vinegar
Bitter Melon Extract

Can HDL Be Too High?

Suzanne: She wants to know when HDL could be too high and become a cause for concern. She is 40, fairly active, 120lbs, 5′ 5″, 14-16% body fat, and eats a paleo diet. She is working with a health practitioner that is inline with her paleo lifestyle. Recently her blood panel came back and the doc was concerned. HDL 200, Total Cholesterol 341, Triglycerids 40, LDL 131, CRP .2, Vit D is low at 28. Do you have any insite on that and how you would address her overly HDL levels. Doc is suggesting cutting her saturated fat intake. What are you thoughts on that.

David: He just looked at your lab reports and saw your “astronomically high” HDL readings. How do you get those readings so high? David is Paleo, low-carb and has been for about two years. He weight trains and does sprints and has never had a reading over 90. He wants to know how you do it!

Links mentioned in the response:
Study: Measuring HDL particles as opposed to HDL cholesterol is a a better indicator of coronary heart disease
Upgraded MCT Oil
23andme genetic testing

Is distilled water healthy?

Luke: He heard a doctor say something on Jimmy Moore’s show about doing an annual 7-10 day fast where you drink only distilled water. He said that this is a good way to flush out toxins and prevent certain types of cancer. Luke is a triathlete and trains almost year round. If he was to do a fast like this, would it really damage his muscle and power? Perhaps even damage his health. Do you recommend this type of thing at all?

Links mentioned in the response:
This Detox Pack
Trace liquid minerals
Sea salt
Whole house water structuring unit

Gaining muscle on a ketogenic diet

Tanner: He listened to the Paleocon speech by Ameer Rosic on Ketogenic Diets. He said that Ketogenic diets may not be great for athletes and people who are trying to gain muscle and strength because of the IGF response. Can you shed some light on how these hormones effect each other. Cortisol, insulin, HGH and IGF1 any help and info on the relationship between ketogenic diets and muscle growth.

Links mentioned in the response:
Study: Effects of Dietary Carbohydrate Restriction with High Protein Intake on Protein Metabolism and the Somatotropic Axis

VITAMIN K2 AND D3 OLIVE OIL-BASED SOFTGEL

NOTICE OF DISCLOSURE: http://cmp.ly/3
AUTHENTIC PALEO MUFFINS, BAGELS & MORE

NOTICE OF DISCLOSURE: http://cmp.ly/3
LINKS MENTIONED IN EPISODE 796
- SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Leaner Living’s new K2/K3 Combo supplement
- SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: The Great Low Carb Bread Company’s Paleo Bagels, Buns, and Muffins
- Ben Greenfield from “Ben Greenfield Fitness”
- Ben on Twitter
- Brock Skywalker from “Frozen Puck”
- Brock on Twitter
- “The Ben Greenfield Fitness” iTunes podcast
- Beyond Training: Mastering Endurance, Health & Life
- RELATED PODCAST: Ask The Low-Carb Experts #37: Ben Greenfield | Ketogenic Diets And Exercise Performance
- RELATED PODCAST: The LLVLC Show #682: Guest Hosts Ben Greenfield And Brock Skywalker On The Dangers Of Extreme Carb Restriction

792: LLVLC Classic – The Paleo Solution Author And Health Icon Robb Wolf

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Former research biochemist, fitness and nutrition blogger and podcaster, and New York Times bestselling author Robb Wolf is our guest today for this LLVLC Show Classic from our golden archives in Episode 792 of “The Livin’ La Vida Low-Carb Show.”

LISTEN AND DOWNLOAD AT ITUNES

Today’s LLVLC Show Classic episode is with arguably the most famous name in the Paleo community. He is the great Robb Wolf and affectionately referred to as “baby Jesus.” Robb has firmly established himself as a force to be reckoned with in the health conversation over the past few years with the release of his New York Times bestselling book The Paleo Solution: The Original Human Diet and an extremely popular Top 5 iTunes Health podcast called “The Paleo Solution.” He moved from Chico, California to Reno, Nevada to begin working with first responders there to help them get their health back in line to perform their duties to serve and protect in their community by shifting their diet to a low-carb Paleo way of life. But long before all of that happened, we had Robb Wolf on this podcast talking about his basic philosophy regarding nutrition, fitness, and health like only he can. Listen in as we share two incredible interviews with this highly influential and respected leader from the world of Paleo.

INTRODUCING LOW-CARB WHEAT-FREE MARKET FOODS:

NOTICE OF DISCLOSURE: http://cmp.ly/3
TRY THE DOUBLE CHOCOLATE CHUNK QUEST PROTEIN BAR

NOTICE OF DISCLOSURE: http://cmp.ly/3
AUTHENTIC PALEO MUFFINS, BAGELS & MORE

NOTICE OF DISCLOSURE: http://cmp.ly/3
LINKS MENTIONED IN EPISODE 792
- SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Get Wheat Belly and low-carb friendly foods from the “Wheat-Free Market”
- SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Double Chocolate Chunk Quest Protein Bars
- SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: The Great Low Carb Bread Company’s Paleo Bagels, Buns, and Muffins
- Robb Wolf bio
- The Paleo Solution: The Original Human Diet
- Jimmy’s book review of The Paleo Solution
- RobbWolf.com
- Robb’s “The Paleo Solution” iTunes podcast
- Robb’s work using a low-carb Paleo plan with police officers in Reno, Nevada
- Robb on Facebook
- Robb on Twitter
- Robb on Google+
- Robb on Pinterest
- Robb Wolf and Chris Kresser’s supplement company Paleologix
- VIDEO: Paleo Diet Leaders Art DeVany and Robb Wolf On Nightline 3-1-11
- RELATED PODCAST: Ask The Low-Carb Experts #20: Transitioning To The Paleo Diet | Robb Wolf

776: Guest Hosts Kevin Davis And Brian Sellers Say To Get Less Stress

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Lifestyle fitness coach Kevin Davis and anxiety counselor Brian Sellers from EcoFit Health Radio are our special guest co-hosts in Episode 776 of “The Livin’ La Vida Low-Carb Show.”

LISTEN AND DOWNLOAD AT ITUNES

We’ve got two more health podcasters you probably haven’t heard of before–but you should! They are Kevin Davis and Brian Sellers from the iTunes health podcast “EcoFit Health Radio” (listen to Jimmy Moore’s appearance in Episode 3). Listen in to today’s podcast as Kevin and Brian discuss the plethora of negative implications that come from being freaked out, worried, anxious and emanating stress out of every fiber of your being! Let the “EcoFit Health Radio” podcast dudes show you why chronic stress and anxiety are counterproductive to healthy living and weight loss, why everyone needs to be aware of their stress triggers, the physiology of what happens when your body is under stress, and the things we can do to manage the stress that comes in our lives. If you’ve got stress in your life (and who doesn’t?), then you won’t want to miss hearing this podcast.

INTRODUCING LOW-CARB WHEAT-FREE MARKET FOODS:

NOTICE OF DISCLOSURE: http://cmp.ly/3
TRY THE NEW DOUBLE CHOCOLATE CHUNK QUEST BAR

NOTICE OF DISCLOSURE: http://cmp.ly/3
LINKS MENTIONED IN EPISODE 776
- SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Get Wheat Belly and low-carb friendly foods from the “Wheat-Free Market”
- SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: NEW Double Chocolate Chunk Quest Protein Bars
- Kevin Davis bio
- Brian Sellers bio
- Official “EcoFit” web site
- Listen to Kevin and Brian’s iTunes health podcast “EcoFit Health Radio”
- RELATED PODCAST: Jimmy Moore in Episode 3 of “EcoFit Health Radio”

Category Archives: Exercise

806: Guest Host Cassie Bjork Interviews Michelle Tam From ‘Nom Nom Paleo’

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Registered, Licensed Dietitian, health coach, blogger and podcaster Cassie Bjork is our special guest host interviewing Paleo blogger and author Michelle Tam in Episode 806 of “The Livin’ La Vida Low-Carb Show.”

LISTEN AND DOWNLOAD AT ITUNES

Today we’ve got a guest host that may be familiar to fans of Jimmy Moore’s podcast. She is Cassie Bjork from “Dietitian Cassie” and serves as Jimmy’s co-host on his Friday podcast “Low-Carb Conversations With Jimmy Moore & Friends.” She is incredibly passionate about exposing people to healthy nutrition with real food. Through her work as Dietitian Cassie, she focuses on debunking rumors, diet myths and fads while teaching clients how to eat healthy by breaking down research-based material into practical forms that can be implemented into any lifestyle. Cassie is an ardent believer in using real food for optimal health and performance and strives to live a balanced lifestyle while helping others do the same.

Cassie invited on Paleo blogger and New York Times bestselling author of Nom Nom Paleo: Food for Humans Michelle Tam from “Nom Nom Paleo.” In partnership with her husband, Henry Fong, Michelle developed the top-selling Nom Nom Paleo iPad app as well as their new book. When she’s not cooking or writing, Michelle can be found working graveyard shifts as a hospital pharmacist, chasing her two young sons around the house, or passed out cold (yes, she’s got quite the quirky sense of humor, but that’s why we love her!).

Listen in as Cassie and Michelle discuss how she balances the many important roles in her life, how she prioritizes each of those duties to stay sane through the busyness, what she feeds her kids in their school lunches, how she transitioned her kids to embrace and love the Paleo diet, the importance of being realistic and listening to your body, the critical impact of exercise on health, not falling for “Paleo Perfectionism,” her recommendations for stress management to prevent stress eating, and how the idea of treats fits into a Paleo template. And don’t miss hearing Michelle shares her kitchen staples and what she does when she doesn’t have a lot of time to cook. This is a fun episode with two amazingly spectacular leaders in the Paleo/real food community.

Get Michelle Tam’s new book Nom Nom Paleo:

VITAMIN K2 AND D3 OLIVE OIL-BASED SOFTGEL

NOTICE OF DISCLOSURE: http://cmp.ly/3

INTRODUCING LOW-CARB WHEAT-FREE MARKET FOODS:

NOTICE OF DISCLOSURE: http://cmp.ly/3

LINKS MENTIONED IN EPISODE 806
- SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Leaner Living’s new K2/K3 Combo supplement
- SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Get Wheat Belly and low-carb friendly foods from the “Wheat-Free Market”
- “Dietitian Cassie” website
- “Low-Carb Conversations” podcast
- Cassie on Facebook
- Cassie on Twitter
- Cassie on Instagram
- Cassie on Pinterest
- Michelle Tam at “Nom Nom Paleo”
- Nom Nom Paleo: Food for Humans
- Nom Nom Paleo iPad app
- Michelle on Facebook
- Michelle on Twitter
- Michelle on Instagram
- Michelle on Pinterest
- Michelle’s “Surviving The Night Shift”
- Michelle’s “Packing Paleo School Lunches”
- Michelle’s “Egg-stravaganza!”

804: LLVLC Classic – Drs. Mike & Mary Dan Eades Share Where Low-Carb Is Going

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Bariatric physicians and New York Times bestselling authors Drs. Mike and Mary Dan Eades are our guests today in this LLVLC Show Classic from our golden archives in Episode 804 of “The Livin’ La Vida Low-Carb Show.”

LISTEN AND DOWNLOAD AT ITUNES

In today’s LLVLC Show Classic episode, we go back in time to the first time Jimmy ever met Drs. Mike and Mary Dan Eades, authors of the bestselling book Protein Power: The High-Protein/Low Carbohydrate Way to Lose Weight, Feel Fit, and Boost Your Health-in Just Weeks!, at the American Society of Bariatric Physicians (ASBP) conference in Phoenix, Arizona several years ago. He asked the dynamic low-carb duo for an interview during the conference and they graciously accepted his invitation.

Listen in as they share about why belly fat is harder to burn as you get older and what to do about it, which is better to consume between fat and protein, why the “slow-burn” weight lifting technique may be better for you than traditional resistance training methods, some of the more absurd dietary delusions espoused by vegan proponents like Dr. Dean Ornish, the bias that exists from people when looking at the latest scientific studies on nutrition, Dr. Mike’s response to the brouhaha that arose between him and Anthony Colpo, and the tortuous yet effective intermittent fasting concept. This podcast was so chock full of a goldmine of content that we hope you enjoy from our archives.

Then we’ll also share Jimmy’s follow-up interview with the Eades when they released their book The 6-Week Cure for the Middle-Aged Middle: The Simple Plan to Flatten Your Belly Fast! Listen in for details about this low-carb plan born out of necessity when they started their own television show to help those people in the middle of life who need a bit of belly-flattening that works. This is an LLVLC Show Classic episode for the history books! ENJOY!

DARK CHOCOLATE ORANGE CHOCOPERFECTION BARS

NOTICE OF DISCLOSURE: http://cmp.ly/3
AUTHENTIC PALEO MUFFINS, BAGELS & MORE

NOTICE OF DISCLOSURE: http://cmp.ly/3
THE ALL-NEW COOKIES & CREAM QUEST PROTEIN BAR:

NOTICE OF DISCLOSURE: http://cmp.ly/3
LINKS MENTIONED IN EPISODE 804
- SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Get the brand new Dark Chocolate Orange ChocoPerfection Bars
- SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: The Great Low Carb Bread Company’s Paleo Bagels, Buns, and Muffins
- SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Cookies & Cream Quest Protein Bar
- Drs. Mike and Mary Dan Eades bio
- ProteinPower.com
- Protein Power: The High-Protein/Low Carbohydrate Way to Lose Weight, Feel Fit, and Boost Your Health-in Just Weeks!
- The 6-Week Cure for the Middle-Aged Middle: The Simple Plan to Flatten Your Belly Fast!
- Protein Power: The High-Protein/Low Carbohydrate Way to Lose Weight, Feel Fit, and Boost Your Health-in Just Weeks!
- The Low-Carb Comfort Food Cookbook
- The 30-Day Low-Carb Diet Solution
- The Low Carb CookwoRx Cookbook
- Dr. Mike’s blog
- Dr. Mike Eades on Twitter
- Drs. Eades’ SousVide Supreme

796: Guest Host Ben Greenfield On Gaining Muscle On A Ketogenic Diet And More

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Coach, author, speaker, ex-bodybuilder, Ironman triathlete, and fitness and health podcaster Ben Greenfield is our special guest host in Episode 796 of “The Livin’ La Vida Low-Carb Show.”

LISTEN AND DOWNLOAD AT ITUNES

We’ve pulled out the big guns for today’s show with a highly-qualified special guest host. He is Ben Greenfield from the top-ranked “The Ben Greenfield Fitness” iTunes podcast where he is joined by his affable co-host Brock Skywalker. Ben is releasing his debut book from Victory Belt Publishing called Beyond Training: Mastering Endurance, Health & Life on April 15, 2014 all about how to overcome common health-related training issues while optimizing your workouts so you can look, feel, and perform like a champion.

Ben and Brock fill in for our host Jimmy Moore today (who is in the editing process of his August 5, 2014 book release Keto Clarity: Your Definitive Guide to the Benefits of a Low-Carb, High-Fat Diet) by doing it in their familiar question and answer style of “The Ben Greenfield Fitness” podcast. Here are the topics discussed in today’s show:

Should You Eat Before A Long Workout?

Robert: I’m a wild land firefighter and for training we do these extremely hard complete ass kicking hikes loaded down with gear that seriously take everything i got and you can not fall out. I’m trying to switch to being more of a fat burner than a sugar burner but I don’t have time to go keto before fire season. I read an article on your website saying the day prior to something hardcore you can carb up. My question is the night before the hike should I carb up before bed but eat any carbs in the morning before the hike? Or just protein and fat. I would love to use these hikes to train my body to burn fat, and am wondering if eating carbs right before it will keep my body trained on relying on carbs. No matter what though falling out of the hike is not an option. Please let me know your thoughts.

Links mentioned in the response:
Eating For A Long Workout podcast episode with Steve Born
Study: Effects of high-fat and high-carbohydrate diets on metabolism and performance in cycling
Study: Influence of dietary carbohydrate intake on the free testosterone: cortisol ratio responses to short-term intensive exercise training
Article: The Real Truth About What To Eat Before, During And After Your Workouts & Races
Endurance Pack for fueling long workouts

Getting Off A Ketogenic Diet Safely

Bill: Wants some tips on transitioning away from a ketogenic diet for competition. He is 57 and on a low carb diet (hybrid of bulletproof and meatless paleo). He is concentrating this race season on shorter distances (sprints and olympic triathlon) and and would like to return to the carb intensive nutrition he used to be on for heavy competition. Is this an either or situation? Does he have to give up all sources of healthy fats if he wants to eat more fast burning carbs? How should he balance the ratios of introducing carbs and reducing fat?

Links mentioned in the response:
Study: Impaired glucose tolerance in low-carbohydrate diet: maybe only a physiological state
Gluten-free, raw, unpasteurized Apple Cider Vinegar
Bitter Melon Extract

Can HDL Be Too High?

Suzanne: She wants to know when HDL could be too high and become a cause for concern. She is 40, fairly active, 120lbs, 5′ 5″, 14-16% body fat, and eats a paleo diet. She is working with a health practitioner that is inline with her paleo lifestyle. Recently her blood panel came back and the doc was concerned. HDL 200, Total Cholesterol 341, Triglycerids 40, LDL 131, CRP .2, Vit D is low at 28. Do you have any insite on that and how you would address her overly HDL levels. Doc is suggesting cutting her saturated fat intake. What are you thoughts on that.

David: He just looked at your lab reports and saw your “astronomically high” HDL readings. How do you get those readings so high? David is Paleo, low-carb and has been for about two years. He weight trains and does sprints and has never had a reading over 90. He wants to know how you do it!

Links mentioned in the response:
Study: Measuring HDL particles as opposed to HDL cholesterol is a a better indicator of coronary heart disease
Upgraded MCT Oil
23andme genetic testing

Is distilled water healthy?

Luke: He heard a doctor say something on Jimmy Moore’s show about doing an annual 7-10 day fast where you drink only distilled water. He said that this is a good way to flush out toxins and prevent certain types of cancer. Luke is a triathlete and trains almost year round. If he was to do a fast like this, would it really damage his muscle and power? Perhaps even damage his health. Do you recommend this type of thing at all?

Links mentioned in the response:
This Detox Pack
Trace liquid minerals
Sea salt
Whole house water structuring unit

Gaining muscle on a ketogenic diet

Tanner: He listened to the Paleocon speech by Ameer Rosic on Ketogenic Diets. He said that Ketogenic diets may not be great for athletes and people who are trying to gain muscle and strength because of the IGF response. Can you shed some light on how these hormones effect each other. Cortisol, insulin, HGH and IGF1 any help and info on the relationship between ketogenic diets and muscle growth.

Links mentioned in the response:
Study: Effects of Dietary Carbohydrate Restriction with High Protein Intake on Protein Metabolism and the Somatotropic Axis

VITAMIN K2 AND D3 OLIVE OIL-BASED SOFTGEL

NOTICE OF DISCLOSURE: http://cmp.ly/3
AUTHENTIC PALEO MUFFINS, BAGELS & MORE

NOTICE OF DISCLOSURE: http://cmp.ly/3
LINKS MENTIONED IN EPISODE 796
- SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Leaner Living’s new K2/K3 Combo supplement
- SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: The Great Low Carb Bread Company’s Paleo Bagels, Buns, and Muffins
- Ben Greenfield from “Ben Greenfield Fitness”
- Ben on Twitter
- Brock Skywalker from “Frozen Puck”
- Brock on Twitter
- “The Ben Greenfield Fitness” iTunes podcast
- Beyond Training: Mastering Endurance, Health & Life
- RELATED PODCAST: Ask The Low-Carb Experts #37: Ben Greenfield | Ketogenic Diets And Exercise Performance
- RELATED PODCAST: The LLVLC Show #682: Guest Hosts Ben Greenfield And Brock Skywalker On The Dangers Of Extreme Carb Restriction

792: LLVLC Classic – The Paleo Solution Author And Health Icon Robb Wolf

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Former research biochemist, fitness and nutrition blogger and podcaster, and New York Times bestselling author Robb Wolf is our guest today for this LLVLC Show Classic from our golden archives in Episode 792 of “The Livin’ La Vida Low-Carb Show.”

LISTEN AND DOWNLOAD AT ITUNES

Today’s LLVLC Show Classic episode is with arguably the most famous name in the Paleo community. He is the great Robb Wolf and affectionately referred to as “baby Jesus.” Robb has firmly established himself as a force to be reckoned with in the health conversation over the past few years with the release of his New York Times bestselling book The Paleo Solution: The Original Human Diet and an extremely popular Top 5 iTunes Health podcast called “The Paleo Solution.” He moved from Chico, California to Reno, Nevada to begin working with first responders there to help them get their health back in line to perform their duties to serve and protect in their community by shifting their diet to a low-carb Paleo way of life. But long before all of that happened, we had Robb Wolf on this podcast talking about his basic philosophy regarding nutrition, fitness, and health like only he can. Listen in as we share two incredible interviews with this highly influential and respected leader from the world of Paleo.

INTRODUCING LOW-CARB WHEAT-FREE MARKET FOODS:

NOTICE OF DISCLOSURE: http://cmp.ly/3
TRY THE DOUBLE CHOCOLATE CHUNK QUEST PROTEIN BAR

NOTICE OF DISCLOSURE: http://cmp.ly/3
AUTHENTIC PALEO MUFFINS, BAGELS & MORE

NOTICE OF DISCLOSURE: http://cmp.ly/3
LINKS MENTIONED IN EPISODE 792
- SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Get Wheat Belly and low-carb friendly foods from the “Wheat-Free Market”
- SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Double Chocolate Chunk Quest Protein Bars
- SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: The Great Low Carb Bread Company’s Paleo Bagels, Buns, and Muffins
- Robb Wolf bio
- The Paleo Solution: The Original Human Diet
- Jimmy’s book review of The Paleo Solution
- RobbWolf.com
- Robb’s “The Paleo Solution” iTunes podcast
- Robb’s work using a low-carb Paleo plan with police officers in Reno, Nevada
- Robb on Facebook
- Robb on Twitter
- Robb on Google+
- Robb on Pinterest
- Robb Wolf and Chris Kresser’s supplement company Paleologix
- VIDEO: Paleo Diet Leaders Art DeVany and Robb Wolf On Nightline 3-1-11
- RELATED PODCAST: Ask The Low-Carb Experts #20: Transitioning To The Paleo Diet | Robb Wolf

776: Guest Hosts Kevin Davis And Brian Sellers Say To Get Less Stress

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Lifestyle fitness coach Kevin Davis and anxiety counselor Brian Sellers from EcoFit Health Radio are our special guest co-hosts in Episode 776 of “The Livin’ La Vida Low-Carb Show.”

LISTEN AND DOWNLOAD AT ITUNES

We’ve got two more health podcasters you probably haven’t heard of before–but you should! They are Kevin Davis and Brian Sellers from the iTunes health podcast “EcoFit Health Radio” (listen to Jimmy Moore’s appearance in Episode 3). Listen in to today’s podcast as Kevin and Brian discuss the plethora of negative implications that come from being freaked out, worried, anxious and emanating stress out of every fiber of your being! Let the “EcoFit Health Radio” podcast dudes show you why chronic stress and anxiety are counterproductive to healthy living and weight loss, why everyone needs to be aware of their stress triggers, the physiology of what happens when your body is under stress, and the things we can do to manage the stress that comes in our lives. If you’ve got stress in your life (and who doesn’t?), then you won’t want to miss hearing this podcast.

INTRODUCING LOW-CARB WHEAT-FREE MARKET FOODS:

NOTICE OF DISCLOSURE: http://cmp.ly/3
TRY THE NEW DOUBLE CHOCOLATE CHUNK QUEST BAR

NOTICE OF DISCLOSURE: http://cmp.ly/3
LINKS MENTIONED IN EPISODE 776
- SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Get Wheat Belly and low-carb friendly foods from the “Wheat-Free Market”
- SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: NEW Double Chocolate Chunk Quest Protein Bars
- Kevin Davis bio
- Brian Sellers bio
- Official “EcoFit” web site
- Listen to Kevin and Brian’s iTunes health podcast “EcoFit Health Radio”
- RELATED PODCAST: Jimmy Moore in Episode 3 of “EcoFit Health Radio”

Category Archives: Exercise

806: Guest Host Cassie Bjork Interviews Michelle Tam From ‘Nom Nom Paleo’

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Registered, Licensed Dietitian, health coach, blogger and podcaster Cassie Bjork is our special guest host interviewing Paleo blogger and author Michelle Tam in Episode 806 of “The Livin’ La Vida Low-Carb Show.”

LISTEN AND DOWNLOAD AT ITUNES

Today we’ve got a guest host that may be familiar to fans of Jimmy Moore’s podcast. She is Cassie Bjork from “Dietitian Cassie” and serves as Jimmy’s co-host on his Friday podcast “Low-Carb Conversations With Jimmy Moore & Friends.” She is incredibly passionate about exposing people to healthy nutrition with real food. Through her work as Dietitian Cassie, she focuses on debunking rumors, diet myths and fads while teaching clients how to eat healthy by breaking down research-based material into practical forms that can be implemented into any lifestyle. Cassie is an ardent believer in using real food for optimal health and performance and strives to live a balanced lifestyle while helping others do the same.

Cassie invited on Paleo blogger and New York Times bestselling author of Nom Nom Paleo: Food for Humans Michelle Tam from “Nom Nom Paleo.” In partnership with her husband, Henry Fong, Michelle developed the top-selling Nom Nom Paleo iPad app as well as their new book. When she’s not cooking or writing, Michelle can be found working graveyard shifts as a hospital pharmacist, chasing her two young sons around the house, or passed out cold (yes, she’s got quite the quirky sense of humor, but that’s why we love her!).

Listen in as Cassie and Michelle discuss how she balances the many important roles in her life, how she prioritizes each of those duties to stay sane through the busyness, what she feeds her kids in their school lunches, how she transitioned her kids to embrace and love the Paleo diet, the importance of being realistic and listening to your body, the critical impact of exercise on health, not falling for “Paleo Perfectionism,” her recommendations for stress management to prevent stress eating, and how the idea of treats fits into a Paleo template. And don’t miss hearing Michelle shares her kitchen staples and what she does when she doesn’t have a lot of time to cook. This is a fun episode with two amazingly spectacular leaders in the Paleo/real food community.

Get Michelle Tam’s new book Nom Nom Paleo:

VITAMIN K2 AND D3 OLIVE OIL-BASED SOFTGEL

NOTICE OF DISCLOSURE: http://cmp.ly/3

INTRODUCING LOW-CARB WHEAT-FREE MARKET FOODS:

NOTICE OF DISCLOSURE: http://cmp.ly/3

LINKS MENTIONED IN EPISODE 806
- SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Leaner Living’s new K2/K3 Combo supplement
- SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Get Wheat Belly and low-carb friendly foods from the “Wheat-Free Market”
- “Dietitian Cassie” website
- “Low-Carb Conversations” podcast
- Cassie on Facebook
- Cassie on Twitter
- Cassie on Instagram
- Cassie on Pinterest
- Michelle Tam at “Nom Nom Paleo”
- Nom Nom Paleo: Food for Humans
- Nom Nom Paleo iPad app
- Michelle on Facebook
- Michelle on Twitter
- Michelle on Instagram
- Michelle on Pinterest
- Michelle’s “Surviving The Night Shift”
- Michelle’s “Packing Paleo School Lunches”
- Michelle’s “Egg-stravaganza!”

804: LLVLC Classic – Drs. Mike & Mary Dan Eades Share Where Low-Carb Is Going

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Bariatric physicians and New York Times bestselling authors Drs. Mike and Mary Dan Eades are our guests today in this LLVLC Show Classic from our golden archives in Episode 804 of “The Livin’ La Vida Low-Carb Show.”

LISTEN AND DOWNLOAD AT ITUNES

In today’s LLVLC Show Classic episode, we go back in time to the first time Jimmy ever met Drs. Mike and Mary Dan Eades, authors of the bestselling book Protein Power: The High-Protein/Low Carbohydrate Way to Lose Weight, Feel Fit, and Boost Your Health-in Just Weeks!, at the American Society of Bariatric Physicians (ASBP) conference in Phoenix, Arizona several years ago. He asked the dynamic low-carb duo for an interview during the conference and they graciously accepted his invitation.

Listen in as they share about why belly fat is harder to burn as you get older and what to do about it, which is better to consume between fat and protein, why the “slow-burn” weight lifting technique may be better for you than traditional resistance training methods, some of the more absurd dietary delusions espoused by vegan proponents like Dr. Dean Ornish, the bias that exists from people when looking at the latest scientific studies on nutrition, Dr. Mike’s response to the brouhaha that arose between him and Anthony Colpo, and the tortuous yet effective intermittent fasting concept. This podcast was so chock full of a goldmine of content that we hope you enjoy from our archives.

Then we’ll also share Jimmy’s follow-up interview with the Eades when they released their book The 6-Week Cure for the Middle-Aged Middle: The Simple Plan to Flatten Your Belly Fast! Listen in for details about this low-carb plan born out of necessity when they started their own television show to help those people in the middle of life who need a bit of belly-flattening that works. This is an LLVLC Show Classic episode for the history books! ENJOY!

DARK CHOCOLATE ORANGE CHOCOPERFECTION BARS

NOTICE OF DISCLOSURE: http://cmp.ly/3
AUTHENTIC PALEO MUFFINS, BAGELS & MORE

NOTICE OF DISCLOSURE: http://cmp.ly/3
THE ALL-NEW COOKIES & CREAM QUEST PROTEIN BAR:

NOTICE OF DISCLOSURE: http://cmp.ly/3
LINKS MENTIONED IN EPISODE 804
- SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Get the brand new Dark Chocolate Orange ChocoPerfection Bars
- SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: The Great Low Carb Bread Company’s Paleo Bagels, Buns, and Muffins
- SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Cookies & Cream Quest Protein Bar
- Drs. Mike and Mary Dan Eades bio
- ProteinPower.com
- Protein Power: The High-Protein/Low Carbohydrate Way to Lose Weight, Feel Fit, and Boost Your Health-in Just Weeks!
- The 6-Week Cure for the Middle-Aged Middle: The Simple Plan to Flatten Your Belly Fast!
- Protein Power: The High-Protein/Low Carbohydrate Way to Lose Weight, Feel Fit, and Boost Your Health-in Just Weeks!
- The Low-Carb Comfort Food Cookbook
- The 30-Day Low-Carb Diet Solution
- The Low Carb CookwoRx Cookbook
- Dr. Mike’s blog
- Dr. Mike Eades on Twitter
- Drs. Eades’ SousVide Supreme

796: Guest Host Ben Greenfield On Gaining Muscle On A Ketogenic Diet And More

Ben-Greenfield-Fitness

Coach, author, speaker, ex-bodybuilder, Ironman triathlete, and fitness and health podcaster Ben Greenfield is our special guest host in Episode 796 of “The Livin’ La Vida Low-Carb Show.”

LISTEN AND DOWNLOAD AT ITUNES

We’ve pulled out the big guns for today’s show with a highly-qualified special guest host. He is Ben Greenfield from the top-ranked “The Ben Greenfield Fitness” iTunes podcast where he is joined by his affable co-host Brock Skywalker. Ben is releasing his debut book from Victory Belt Publishing called Beyond Training: Mastering Endurance, Health & Life on April 15, 2014 all about how to overcome common health-related training issues while optimizing your workouts so you can look, feel, and perform like a champion.

Ben and Brock fill in for our host Jimmy Moore today (who is in the editing process of his August 5, 2014 book release Keto Clarity: Your Definitive Guide to the Benefits of a Low-Carb, High-Fat Diet) by doing it in their familiar question and answer style of “The Ben Greenfield Fitness” podcast. Here are the topics discussed in today’s show:

Should You Eat Before A Long Workout?

Robert: I’m a wild land firefighter and for training we do these extremely hard complete ass kicking hikes loaded down with gear that seriously take everything i got and you can not fall out. I’m trying to switch to being more of a fat burner than a sugar burner but I don’t have time to go keto before fire season. I read an article on your website saying the day prior to something hardcore you can carb up. My question is the night before the hike should I carb up before bed but eat any carbs in the morning before the hike? Or just protein and fat. I would love to use these hikes to train my body to burn fat, and am wondering if eating carbs right before it will keep my body trained on relying on carbs. No matter what though falling out of the hike is not an option. Please let me know your thoughts.

Links mentioned in the response:
Eating For A Long Workout podcast episode with Steve Born
Study: Effects of high-fat and high-carbohydrate diets on metabolism and performance in cycling
Study: Influence of dietary carbohydrate intake on the free testosterone: cortisol ratio responses to short-term intensive exercise training
Article: The Real Truth About What To Eat Before, During And After Your Workouts & Races
Endurance Pack for fueling long workouts

Getting Off A Ketogenic Diet Safely

Bill: Wants some tips on transitioning away from a ketogenic diet for competition. He is 57 and on a low carb diet (hybrid of bulletproof and meatless paleo). He is concentrating this race season on shorter distances (sprints and olympic triathlon) and and would like to return to the carb intensive nutrition he used to be on for heavy competition. Is this an either or situation? Does he have to give up all sources of healthy fats if he wants to eat more fast burning carbs? How should he balance the ratios of introducing carbs and reducing fat?

Links mentioned in the response:
Study: Impaired glucose tolerance in low-carbohydrate diet: maybe only a physiological state
Gluten-free, raw, unpasteurized Apple Cider Vinegar
Bitter Melon Extract

Can HDL Be Too High?

Suzanne: She wants to know when HDL could be too high and become a cause for concern. She is 40, fairly active, 120lbs, 5′ 5″, 14-16% body fat, and eats a paleo diet. She is working with a health practitioner that is inline with her paleo lifestyle. Recently her blood panel came back and the doc was concerned. HDL 200, Total Cholesterol 341, Triglycerids 40, LDL 131, CRP .2, Vit D is low at 28. Do you have any insite on that and how you would address her overly HDL levels. Doc is suggesting cutting her saturated fat intake. What are you thoughts on that.

David: He just looked at your lab reports and saw your “astronomically high” HDL readings. How do you get those readings so high? David is Paleo, low-carb and has been for about two years. He weight trains and does sprints and has never had a reading over 90. He wants to know how you do it!

Links mentioned in the response:
Study: Measuring HDL particles as opposed to HDL cholesterol is a a better indicator of coronary heart disease
Upgraded MCT Oil
23andme genetic testing

Is distilled water healthy?

Luke: He heard a doctor say something on Jimmy Moore’s show about doing an annual 7-10 day fast where you drink only distilled water. He said that this is a good way to flush out toxins and prevent certain types of cancer. Luke is a triathlete and trains almost year round. If he was to do a fast like this, would it really damage his muscle and power? Perhaps even damage his health. Do you recommend this type of thing at all?

Links mentioned in the response:
This Detox Pack
Trace liquid minerals
Sea salt
Whole house water structuring unit

Gaining muscle on a ketogenic diet

Tanner: He listened to the Paleocon speech by Ameer Rosic on Ketogenic Diets. He said that Ketogenic diets may not be great for athletes and people who are trying to gain muscle and strength because of the IGF response. Can you shed some light on how these hormones effect each other. Cortisol, insulin, HGH and IGF1 any help and info on the relationship between ketogenic diets and muscle growth.

Links mentioned in the response:
Study: Effects of Dietary Carbohydrate Restriction with High Protein Intake on Protein Metabolism and the Somatotropic Axis

VITAMIN K2 AND D3 OLIVE OIL-BASED SOFTGEL

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AUTHENTIC PALEO MUFFINS, BAGELS & MORE

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LINKS MENTIONED IN EPISODE 796
- SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Leaner Living’s new K2/K3 Combo supplement
- SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: The Great Low Carb Bread Company’s Paleo Bagels, Buns, and Muffins
- Ben Greenfield from “Ben Greenfield Fitness”
- Ben on Twitter
- Brock Skywalker from “Frozen Puck”
- Brock on Twitter
- “The Ben Greenfield Fitness” iTunes podcast
- Beyond Training: Mastering Endurance, Health & Life
- RELATED PODCAST: Ask The Low-Carb Experts #37: Ben Greenfield | Ketogenic Diets And Exercise Performance
- RELATED PODCAST: The LLVLC Show #682: Guest Hosts Ben Greenfield And Brock Skywalker On The Dangers Of Extreme Carb Restriction

792: LLVLC Classic – The Paleo Solution Author And Health Icon Robb Wolf

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Former research biochemist, fitness and nutrition blogger and podcaster, and New York Times bestselling author Robb Wolf is our guest today for this LLVLC Show Classic from our golden archives in Episode 792 of “The Livin’ La Vida Low-Carb Show.”

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Today’s LLVLC Show Classic episode is with arguably the most famous name in the Paleo community. He is the great Robb Wolf and affectionately referred to as “baby Jesus.” Robb has firmly established himself as a force to be reckoned with in the health conversation over the past few years with the release of his New York Times bestselling book The Paleo Solution: The Original Human Diet and an extremely popular Top 5 iTunes Health podcast called “The Paleo Solution.” He moved from Chico, California to Reno, Nevada to begin working with first responders there to help them get their health back in line to perform their duties to serve and protect in their community by shifting their diet to a low-carb Paleo way of life. But long before all of that happened, we had Robb Wolf on this podcast talking about his basic philosophy regarding nutrition, fitness, and health like only he can. Listen in as we share two incredible interviews with this highly influential and respected leader from the world of Paleo.

INTRODUCING LOW-CARB WHEAT-FREE MARKET FOODS:

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AUTHENTIC PALEO MUFFINS, BAGELS & MORE

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LINKS MENTIONED IN EPISODE 792
- SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Get Wheat Belly and low-carb friendly foods from the “Wheat-Free Market”
- SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Double Chocolate Chunk Quest Protein Bars
- SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: The Great Low Carb Bread Company’s Paleo Bagels, Buns, and Muffins
- Robb Wolf bio
- The Paleo Solution: The Original Human Diet
- Jimmy’s book review of The Paleo Solution
- RobbWolf.com
- Robb’s “The Paleo Solution” iTunes podcast
- Robb’s work using a low-carb Paleo plan with police officers in Reno, Nevada
- Robb on Facebook
- Robb on Twitter
- Robb on Google+
- Robb on Pinterest
- Robb Wolf and Chris Kresser’s supplement company Paleologix
- VIDEO: Paleo Diet Leaders Art DeVany and Robb Wolf On Nightline 3-1-11
- RELATED PODCAST: Ask The Low-Carb Experts #20: Transitioning To The Paleo Diet | Robb Wolf

776: Guest Hosts Kevin Davis And Brian Sellers Say To Get Less Stress

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Lifestyle fitness coach Kevin Davis and anxiety counselor Brian Sellers from EcoFit Health Radio are our special guest co-hosts in Episode 776 of “The Livin’ La Vida Low-Carb Show.”

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We’ve got two more health podcasters you probably haven’t heard of before–but you should! They are Kevin Davis and Brian Sellers from the iTunes health podcast “EcoFit Health Radio” (listen to Jimmy Moore’s appearance in Episode 3). Listen in to today’s podcast as Kevin and Brian discuss the plethora of negative implications that come from being freaked out, worried, anxious and emanating stress out of every fiber of your being! Let the “EcoFit Health Radio” podcast dudes show you why chronic stress and anxiety are counterproductive to healthy living and weight loss, why everyone needs to be aware of their stress triggers, the physiology of what happens when your body is under stress, and the things we can do to manage the stress that comes in our lives. If you’ve got stress in your life (and who doesn’t?), then you won’t want to miss hearing this podcast.

INTRODUCING LOW-CARB WHEAT-FREE MARKET FOODS:

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LINKS MENTIONED IN EPISODE 776
- SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Get Wheat Belly and low-carb friendly foods from the “Wheat-Free Market”
- SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: NEW Double Chocolate Chunk Quest Protein Bars
- Kevin Davis bio
- Brian Sellers bio
- Official “EcoFit” web site
- Listen to Kevin and Brian’s iTunes health podcast “EcoFit Health Radio”
- RELATED PODCAST: Jimmy Moore in Episode 3 of “EcoFit Health Radio”

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