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The LLVLC Show (Episode 860): Dr. Terry Wahls – KETO CLARITY Expert Interview

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In Episode 860 of “The Livin’ La Vida Low-Carb Show with Jimmy Moore,” we’ve got a real food-based Paleo and ketogenic nutrition physician and researcher named Dr. Terry Wahls as our interview guest today in a series of exclusive podcasts featuring the various experts from my new book Keto Clarity. Have you gotten your copy of mine and Dr. Eric Westman’s new book Keto Clarity: Your Definitive Guide to the Benefits of a Low-Carb, High-Fat Diet yet? If so, then you are probably already a big fan of the frequent “Moment Of Clarity” quotes located every few paragraphs from the 22 featured experts I hand-selected to interview and include in the book. On this podcast, we’ve been sharing BRAND NEW INTERVIEWS with most of the 22 featured experts in the book as we give you the listeners a further glimpse into the heart and soul of what makes Keto Clarity such an awesome and unique resource for people desiring to attain the health improvements that come from being in ketosis. These interviews just keep coming!

Today’s Keto Clarity expert interview is with a clinical professor of medicine at the University of Iowa and a staff physician at the Iowa City Veterans Affairs Hospital named Dr. Terry Wahls. She teaches medical students and resident physicians about applying nutritional therapies to improve the health of their patients and sees patients and does clinical research herself with traumatic brain injury as well as complex chronic health problems that often include multiple autoimmune disorders. Dr. Wahls is famous for being a patient with a chronic progressive neurological disorder: secondary progressive multiple sclerosis, which confined her to a tilt-recline wheelchair for four years which she chronicled in her famous 2011 TEDx Iowa City talk Minding Your Mitochondria. She credits the Wahls Protocol, which is based on functional medicine, with restoring her health, enabling her to now ride her bike five miles to work every day. She released a book in 2014 about her experience called The Wahls Protocol: How I Beat Progressive MS Using Paleo Principles and Functional Medicine. Listen to me and Dr. Wahls look further into why a micronutrition-rich low-carb, high-fat, ketogenic diet is such a powerful modality in treating so many of the chronic health problems of our day. We’ve still got a couple more weeks worth of Keto Clarity expert interviews to share and they just keep getting better and better.

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How did you like what you heard from Dr. Terry Wahls about her research into the use of a ketogenic diet for treating chronic disease? Sound off on it in the show notes section of Episode 860. Read all of Dr. Wahl’s “Moment of Clarity” quotes in Keto Clarity and learn more about her work at TerryWahls.com. We’ve got another Keto Clarity interview for you on Wednesday when we’ll welcome in a ketogenic and cancer Boston College researcher named Dr. Thomas Seyfried with a fascinating perspective on the role of ketosis in health.

Here’s the upcoming LLVLC Show episode schedule:

8-27-14: KETO CLARITY–Dr. Thomas Seyfried
9-1-14: KETO CLARITY–Dr. Keith Runyan
9-2-14: KETO CLARITY–Dr. Ron Rosedale
9-3-14: KETO CLARITY–Dr. William Davis
9-8-14: KETO CLARITY–Nora Gedgaudas
9-9-14: KETO CLARITY–Ben Greenfield
9-10-14: KETO CLARITY–Dr. David Perlmutter
9-15-14: Sarah Ballantyne
9-16-14: Jamie Koonce
9-17-14: Danielle Walker
9-22-14: Dr. Deborah Penner
9-23-14: Dr. Ted Naiman
9-24-14: Mark Sisson
9-29-14: Dr. Josh Turknett
9-30-14: Simone Shifnadel
10-1-14: Dr. Brenda Watson
10-6-14: Dan Pardi
10-7-14: Aaron Blaisdell
10-8-14: Mike Sheridan

If you have something to share about what you heard on “The Livin’ La Vida Low-Carb Show,” then drop us an e-mail at our dedicated podcast e-mail address–LLVLCShow@gmail.com. We’d love to hear from you about what you think about the show, interview guest suggestions, show topics, and anything else you want to share! I LOVE hearing from my listeners, so share what’s on your mind. And we’d so appreciate it if you left us a review for the podcast on iTunes–just CLICK HERE and leave us a few sentences about what impact the podcast has made on your life.

The LLVLC Show (Episode 859): Jackie Eberstein – KETO CLARITY Expert Interview

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In Episode 859 of “The Livin’ La Vida Low-Carb Show with Jimmy Moore,” we’ve got a registered nurse and Atkins diet expert Jackie Eberstein is our interview guest today in a series of exclusive podcasts featuring the various experts from my new book Keto Clarity. We’ve been thrilled to be sharing with you these BRAND NEW INTERVIEWS I’ve been conducting with most of the 22 featured experts in the runaway new bestselling book by me and Dr. Eric Westman called Keto Clarity: Your Definitive Guide to the Benefits of a Low-Carb, High-Fat Diet. These half-hour chats with the best and brightest on the subject of low-carb, moderate protein, high-fat, ketogenic diets has given us all an insight into why this way of eating has worked so incredibly well at producing some spectacular health improvements for a wide variety of conditions. If you’ve read Keto Clarity and enjoyed all the “Moment Of Clarity” quotes in there, then take a listen to these interviews to get even more insights into why they are the bona fide experts on this topic!

Today’s Keto Clarity expert interview is with an RN who had the privilege to work with the late, great Dr. Robert C. Atkins in his complementary medicine practice in New York City for three decades named Jackie Eberstein from ControlCarb.com. She was the Director of Medical Education at The Atkins Center for Complementary Medicine office until Dr. Robert Atkins’ tragic death in 2003 where she educated physicians, physician assistants, nurse practitioners, and nutritionists on the principles and protocols of the Atkins Lifestyle and complementary medicine. Jackie contributed to a number of Dr. Atkins’ books, newsletters, and other media outlets and has continued to lecture, write, and consult on the low-carb Atkins diet philosophy both nationally and internationally. She is a regular attendee and lecturer on the annual Low-Carb Cruise because she is widely considered one of the world’s foremost authorities on low-carb, high-fat, ketogenic diets. Listen in as me and Jackie share how ketosis was used in Dr. Atkins’ clinic and how they were ahead of the times in using ketogenic diets for more than just weight loss. Keep listening because we’ve got more Keto Clarity expert interviews for you coming!

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There are four ways you can listen to Episode 859:

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WE NEED YOUR FINANCIAL SUPPORT OF THIS PODCAST! We’ve got lots of exciting interview guests for you in the coming months discussing the very latest in nutrition, health and fitness. Your financial support and regular listening is sincerely appreciated. If these podcast interviews on Mondays, Tuesdays and Wednesdays from the most provocative and thought-provoking experts in diet and healthy living have helped you in any way, then won’t you consider helping us out by clicking on the DONATE button? Or you can USE OUR AMAZON.COM LINK to make your regular purchase and we’ll get a small portion of your purchase. THANK YOU!

What did you think about what Jackie Eberstein had to share about the way Dr. Atkins used ketosis in his complementary medicine practice? Tell us about it in the show notes section of Episode 859. Read all of Jackie’s “Moment of Clarity” quotes in Keto Clarity and learn more about her work at ControlCarb.com. The Keto Clarity interviews continue on Tuesday when we welcome a ketogenic triathlete named Ben Greenfield. Then on Wednesday, we’ll have a ketogenic and cancer Boston College researcher named Dr. Thomas Seyfried who has incredible insights on this way of eating for chronic diseases.

Here’s the upcoming LLVLC Show episode schedule:

8-26-14: KETO CLARITY–Ben Greenfield
8-27-14: KETO CLARITY–Dr. Thomas Seyfried
9-1-14: KETO CLARITY–Dr. Keith Runyan
9-2-14: KETO CLARITY–Dr. Ron Rosedale
9-3-14: KETO CLARITY–Dr. William Davis
9-8-14: KETO CLARITY–Nora Gedgaudas
9-9-14: KETO CLARITY–Dr. Terry Wahls
9-10-14: KETO CLARITY–Dr. David Perlmutter
9-15-14: Sarah Ballantyne
9-16-14: Jamie Koonce
9-17-14: Danielle Walker
9-22-14: Dr. Deborah Penner
9-23-14: Dr. Ted Naiman
9-24-14: Mark Sisson
9-29-14: Dr. Josh Turknett
9-30-14: Simone Shifnadel
10-1-14: Dr. Brenda Watson
10-6-14: Dan Pardi
10-7-14: Aaron Blaisdell
10-8-14: Mike Sheridan

If you have something to share about what you heard on “The Livin’ La Vida Low-Carb Show,” then drop us an e-mail at our dedicated podcast e-mail address–LLVLCShow@gmail.com. We’d love to hear from you about what you think about the show, interview guest suggestions, show topics, and anything else you want to share! I LOVE hearing from my listeners, so share what’s on your mind. And we’d so appreciate it if you left us a review for the podcast on iTunes–just CLICK HERE and leave us a few sentences about what impact the podcast has made on your life.

FDA Investigation Finds ‘Significant Violations’ In Julian Bakery Paleo Bread

There’s an old saying that goes “fool me once, shame on you; fool me twice, shame on me.” When it comes to a La Jolla, California-based bread company named Julian Bakery, which has been aggressively marketing products they claim are good for people in the low-carb and Paleo community to consume in recent years, no words could be more apropos. If you’ve been a long-time reader of the “Livin’ La Vida Low-Carb” blog, then you know I’ve chronicled the long and sordid history of fraudulent labeling this company has engaged in as a means for hoodwinking people into thinking their products are acceptable for people following a low-carb lifestyle. Now the Food & Drug Administration (FDA) has laid down the hammer on Julian Bakery for what they describe as four “significant violations” of their labeling standards–AGAIN!–in 2014. Full details on that in a moment. But let’s explore some relevant background to see why this isn’t some one-time inadvertent mistake from a company attempting to do the right thing.

It was on the annual Low-Carb Cruise in 2011 when my Swedish friend Dr. Andreas Eenfeldt from the “Diet Doctor” blog gave a presentation where he issued a warning about some of the dubious “low-carb” products that were being promoted as a healthy alternative to their high-carb counterparts. At the time he shared about how he tested the Dreamfields pasta which claimed to have protected carbs in them to have a net impact of 5 grams and his blood sugar showed otherwise. Dr. Eenfeldt’s experiment inspired me to conduct my very first n=1 test on the Dreamfield’s pasta in May 2011 and my blood sugar test results were nearly identical–the so-called “low-carb” pasta responded exactly the same as regular pasta. In 2014, the company was forced to offer up a $7.9 million settlement of a class action lawsuit for fraudulent labeling claims for not accurately representing the proper carbohydrate counts on their nutrition label.

This experience with Dreamfield’s pasta got me wondering what other products being marketed to the low-carb community might not be what they claim to be. That’s when I conducted an n=1 test on the Julian Bakery Smart Carb breads cooked in coconut oil with cheese in June 2011. I compared two of the “healthy” versions of the high-fiber bread made by Julian Bakery with white bread and wheat bread and the results weren’t pretty. Blood sugar spikes followed by reactive hypoglycemia with all four breads. When I shared my results with Julian Bakery owner, Heath Squier (pictured on the right), he was less than impressed claiming that the nutritional label for his bread has been tested for accuracy by independent labs and that they were in fact correct in claiming to be low in net carbs. He also claimed my experiment was flawed because cheese spikes blood sugar. Say what?!

Listen to my 10-minute interview with him in June 2011 about my results:

http://youtu.be/Z5BfQBe6Aeg

Although I knew Heath’s objection to my experiment on his breads was totally bogus, I decided to placate him by doing a second round of testing of the dry Julian Bakery bread by itself as he requested. My blood sugar results this time around were even worse than when I consumed the breads with coconut oil and cheese. Needless to say, more excuses and claims that my results were invalid were hurled my way by Heath while he maintained he had plenty of testimonials that diabetics were consuming his bread with no problems at all. The vehement denials of responsibility for misrepresenting the nutritional content of his breads were becoming more and more disconcerting since so many people in the low-carb community were purchasing from Julian Bakery.

My n=1 testing results caught the attention of a Portland, OR-based Julian Bakery customer named Deborah Krueger (pictured on the left), a former bakery manager and chef with pre-diabetes, who was curious about the carbohydrate claims made by the company regarding their breads. Like me, she decided to conduct her own blood sugar experiment of the breads and had even more disastrous results than I did. But Deborah went one step further–on her own dime, she sent samples of the Julian Bakery Smart Carb bread to a testing center called Exova in May 2012 to evaluate the actual nutritional facts on the product. The carbohydrate counts were off by 10 grams, 43 percent higher, and the bread contained just half of the fiber and protein that Julian Bakery claimed. That’s when she decided to create two websites JulianBakeryInfo.com and Low-Carb-Scams.com to further expose the lies and deception that Julian Bakery has engaged in preying on unsuspecting low-carb dieters (Heath even had the gall to file a defamation lawsuit against Deborah in 2013, but then dropped it when he realized his bullying tactics to get her to back down on exposing his company weren’t going to work). In 2013, Dr. Eenfeldt said it’s time to give Julian Bakery what they deserve by leaving comments about the company at Yelp. The 100+ reviews are less than flattering about Heath’s bread company.

Now here we are in 2014 and the same old song and dance tactics from Julian Bakery have continued on with the FDA’s Inspections, Compliance, Enforcement, and Criminal Investigations department getting in on the action by conducting their own tests looking at the nutritional claims of the Net Carb Zero Bread and Paleo Bread products. According to the July 23, 2014 warning letter send to Julian Bakery, the company is in “significant violations” in their labeling. Here are those issues that the FDA says needs “prompt action to correct” or face more severe consequences:

1. Your Net Carb Zero Bread product is misbranded under Section 403(a)(1) of the Act [21 U.S.C. § 343(a)(1)] in that the label is false or misleading because the calorie content is greater than 20 percent in excess of the value for calories declared on the label [see 21 CFR 101.9(g)(5)]. Your label states the product contains 35 calories per serving size of 43 grams. However, FDA’s analysis found your product contained 54.4 calories per serving, which is 155% of the amount declared on the label. A check analysis found 53.1 and 57.7 calories per serving, which is 152% and 165% respectively, of the amount declared on the label.

2. Your Net Carb Zero Bread product is misbranded under Section 403(a)(1) of the Act [21 U.S.C. § 343(a)(1)] in that the label is false or misleading because the total fat content is lower than the amount declared on the label and this deficiency is not within current good manufacturing practices [see 21 CFR 101.9(g)(6)]. Your label states the total fat contained in the product is 2.5 grams per serving size of 43 grams. However, FDA’s analysis found your product contained 0.72 grams per serving, which is 28.7% of the amount declared on the label. A check analysis found 0.69 grams per serving, which is 27.6% of the amount declared on the label.

3. Your Net Carb Zero Bread product is misbranded under Section 403(a)(1) of the Act in that the label is false or misleading because the label declares “0g Net Carbs,” but this statement is inconsistent with the nutrition information for carbohydrates on your product label as well as your stated definition for the term “Net Carbs” on the product label. Your label defines “Net Carbs” as follows: “Net Carbs: Subtract Fiber from Total Carbohydrates.” According to your product label, the quantity of Total Carbohydrates is 9g and the quantity of Dietary Fiber is 9g, however, the Sugars declaration on your label is 1 gram. Therefore, in accordance with your declaration for Sugars on your product label, the quantity of Total Carbohydrate for your product is actually 10 grams, which is inconsistent with your “0g Net Carbs” statement.

4. Your Paleo Bread product is misbranded within the meaning of Section 403(r)(1)(A) of the Act [21 U.S.C. § 343(r)(l)(A)] because the labeling bears a nutrient content claim, but does not meet the requirements to make the claim. Under Section 403(r)(l)(A) of the Act, a claim that characterizes the level of a nutrient which is of the type required to be in the labeling of food must be made in accordance with a regulation authorizing the use of such a claim. Characterizing the level of a nutrient in the food labeling of a product without complying with the specific requirements pertaining to nutrient content claims for that nutrient misbrands the product under Section 403(r)(1)(A) of the Act.

Furthermore, the FDA says the “high protein” claims on the Julian Bakery website fail to “meet the criteria to bear this claim” which requires the product to have at least 20 percent of the daily value for protein intake. But Heath claims all of these problems with his company’s labeling are a thing of the past and not still happening today–but this FDA investigation proves otherwise. Interestingly, in July 2013 Heath attempted to make nice with me and Deborah in an interview on Gary Collins’ “Primal Power Method” blog where he stated that he was “thankful” for us taking him to task about his errant nutritional labels and that he has “respect” for our efforts to keep companies like his honest–CHECK IT OUT:


But that desire for people like me and Deborah to “take us to task” apparently didn’t last long since Heath Squier and his company Julian Bakery have continued to show themselves to have a pattern of being less than truthful about the nutritional content of their products with these brand new violations in 2014. And if you try to question them about their breads on the Julian Bakery Facebook page, your comment is immediately deleted and you’re banned from posting on their page. If it looks, acts, and quacks like a duck, then…well, you know.

What saddens me the most is how their Paleo bread and wraps have been so prominently advertised on the back cover of Paleo Magazine for most of the past year under an “front” website for Julian Bakery called PaleoInc.com, but the owners of the magazine are currently looking into this to decide whether they will continue accepting them as a sponsor or not. I trust the right thing will happen when all is said and done and that these fraudulent products will no longer be marketed to the low-carb and Paleo community.

In the meantime, NOBODY in the greater health community should be giving this company another red cent of their hard-earned money since they have lost the public trust with their repeated dishonesty. When I posted the FDA letter on Facebook, I immediately got inundated with stories of people who experienced bad customer service such as moldy bread and a refusal by the company to make things right. This is no way to run a business and it’s only a matter of time before these past sins catch up to Julian Bakery. There’s a lot to be said for how you treat your customers and the following e-mail I received from a concerned reader epitomizes the typical experience I have heard from so many people about them:

I ordered from Julian Bakery when they first opened and got my bread 3 weeks later and totally MOLDY. When I attempted to call the company to ask for a refund or a replacement order, there was no response from them at all! I’ve done my best to inform clients about them, but you reach such a huge audience. Keep exposing them for their shoddy business practices.

On a lighter note, if you haven’t seen this 2012 video by a Julian Bakery customer, it’s been viewed by nearly a half million people and you’ll quickly discover why. ENJOY!


Sponge or Bread (This Can’t be Healthy) – Julian Bakery

Before I finish this post, I wanted to share that I was not necessarily going to blog about this. I was simply going to share about the FDA warning letter with the new violations on my social media pages and let that be enough. But when I did this a few days ago, it sent Heath on a tirade at his Twitter account where he proceeded to personally berate and attack me (with piling on from the usual anti-Jimmy Moore suspects) for hours upon hours with posts like this:


THE BOTTOM LINE: I have no use for lying liars who lie again and again and then lash out when someone calls them on it. The arrogance and defiance of this immature young man will catch up to him someday and he’ll certainly get what’s coming to him. Hopefully he’ll grow up, act responsibly, and stop making health claims about his Julian Bakery breads that are completely bogus for people on a low-carb or Paleo diet. I’m not holding my breath, but we won’t get fooled again.


JUST EAT REAL FOOD!

8-27-14 UPDATE: This is the kind of lashing out at me personally that I’m referring to in this post. Heath is mad at me for sharing about these new violations that were found again. It’s a habitual problem that is being done over and over and over again. If you want to see their whining and personal attacks against me (about how I look):


http://youtu.be/wsjbg3VL-KQ

There’s only one problem–Heath has never been 410 pounds and thinks it’s only about calories. Interestingly, the other guy–Gary Collins–is one of the people who submitted a recipe for my book Keto Clarity. Hmmmm. Gary complains that I eat a “whole stick of butter” with every meal, but that’s not how I eat. It’s interesting how much is assumed about me by these guys I’ve never met.

9-2-14 UPDATE: Leave it to my bud Tom Naughton to set the record straight on people who attempt to lie and deceive. You’ve gotta read his post about all this called The Julian Bread People And Their Half-Baked Claims. ENJOY!

LCC (Episode 123): Courtney Ferreira And Peggy Holloway Examine The 5 Metabolism Death Foods

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In Episode 123 of “Low-Carb Conversations With Jimmy Moore & Friends,” we’ve got two great guest friends in a future real food-based registered dietitian named Courtney Ferreira as well as a low-carb, high-fat, ketogenic diet enthusiast named Peggy Holloway joining me and Dietitian Cassie. We are ALWAYS grateful for the amazing support we get for this podcast because we sincerely enjoy taking a stroll through the health headlines to give you the full she-bang on what is REALLY happening in the world of health. Sometimes it can seem like a lonely island out there supporting real food, low-carb, Paleo, primal living. But that’s why we’re here to provide comfort and solace that YOU ARE NOT ALONE and we are in this battle to change the future course of how the world looks at food, nutrition, and health. If you’d like to help us keep that mission alive, then CLICK HERE and make your donation to support our efforts here on Fridays to change the world one listener at a time. THANK YOU FOR YOUR SUPPORT!

WILL LEBRON JAMES POPULARIZE LOW-CARB IN THE MAINSTREAM?

LeBron James on no-carb diet to prepare for upcoming NBA season

In today’s episode, me and Dietitian Cassie are joined by RD-in-training Courtney Ferreira and ketogenic diet advocate Peggy Holloway whose success story on a low-carb, high-fat diet was one of the featured ones in my bestselling new book Keto Clarity. Listen in to hear me, Cassie, Courtney and Peggy talk about a columnist who completely misrepresents the low-carb, ketogenic diet in a mainstream health article, the video that went viral on the Internet showing a 32-year old man on an operating table with a heart attack with a flashback in his life about how he got there, new statistics from the Centers For Disease Control predicting 40% of Americans will get diabetes, a mostly pro-Paleo article in Runner’s World magazine, Dr. Josh Axe’s list of “death foods” on The Dr. Oz Show website, and how NBA superstar LeBron James may help put low-carb living on the map to a young generations of fans who desperately need his inspiration to eat better. Now pull up a chair, grab a cup of coffee and let’s talk!

Here are links to the health headlines discussed today:
- SECRET HEADLINE: Why it’s a bad idea to cut out food groups for weight loss
- Jimmy’s blog post: Philly.com Columnist Totally Misrepresents The Low-Carb, Ketogenic Diet
- Powerful video may change the way you view healthy eating
- 40 Percent of Americans Will Develop Diabetes, CDC Projects
- Runner’s World – The Paleo Proposal
- 5 Metabolism Death Foods
- LeBron James on no-carb diet to prepare for upcoming NBA season

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We’d love to know what YOU thought about what you heard in today’s show in the show notes section of Episode 123. Coming up next Friday, we welcome in two more great guest friends in Merlin Williams and ketogenic nutritional and Paleo blogger Vivica Menegaz from “The Nourished Caveman” blog. Do you have something to share about what you heard on “Low-Carb Conversations With Jimmy Moore & Friends?” Drop us an e-mail anytime at lowcarbconversations@gmail.com. Tell us your comments about the show, ask any questions you may have for our friends to talk about, pass along your ideas for what you’d like to hear discussed, and let us know if you have any other suggestions about how we can improve YOUR show.

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The LLVLC Show (Episode 858): Dr. Bill Wilson – KETO CLARITY Expert Interview

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In Episode 858 of “The Livin’ La Vida Low-Carb Show with Jimmy Moore,” we have an outstanding nutrition-minded family physician named Dr. Bill Wilson as our interview guest today in a series of exclusive podcasts featuring the various experts from my new book Keto Clarity. Are you enjoying these BRAND NEW INTERVIEWS featuring most of the 22 featured experts in my book Keto Clarity: Your Definitive Guide to the Benefits of a Low-Carb, High-Fat Diet? It’s been great hearing the feedback from listeners who appreciate all the information from these leading authorities in the world on the low-carb, moderate protein, high-fat, ketogenic nutritional approach who provided the frequent “Moment Of Clarity” quotes sprinkled throughout the book. And we’re excited to keep bringing you more of these in the next few weeks.

Today’s Keto Clarity expert interview is with a Boston, Massachusetts-based family physician who focuses on optimizing brain health as a means for improving his patients’ overall health named Dr. Bill Wilson. He has had over three decades worth of experience seeing thousands of patients and has come to the conclusion that developing strategies for helping his patients improve their metabolic and brain health through nutrition is the way to go. Dr. Wilson works in a hospital and is a frequent lecturer and prolific blogger on issues related to health. He is one of the few medical doctors in the world who discovered the indelible connection between the modern diet filled with heavily-processed, carbohydrate-based foods and a condition he describes as Carbohydrate-Associated Reversible Brain syndrome (aka CARB syndrome).

Using this as his template for most of the chronic diseases people are dealing with today, Dr. Wilson is improving the health and brain function of his patients with simple and safe solutions. Listen in as me and Dr. Wilson delve deeply into the role a low-carb, high-fat, ketogenic diet plays in combating CARB syndrome. The Keto Clarity expert interviews keep getting better and better, so tune in next week for even more.

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WE NEED YOUR FINANCIAL SUPPORT OF THIS PODCAST! We’ve got lots of exciting interview guests for you in the coming months discussing the very latest in nutrition, health and fitness. Your financial support and regular listening is sincerely appreciated. If these podcast interviews on Mondays, Tuesdays and Wednesdays from the most provocative and thought-provoking experts in diet and healthy living have helped you in any way, then won’t you consider helping us out by clicking on the DONATE button? Or you can USE OUR AMAZON.COM LINK to make your regular purchase and we’ll get a small portion of your purchase. THANK YOU!

What did you think about what you heard from Dr. Bill Wilson in this special interview today? Give your input about it in the show notes section of Episode 858. Read all of Dr. Wilson’s “Moment of Clarity” quotes in Keto Clarity and learn more about his work at his CARBSyndrome.com. Are you loving these Keto Clarity interviews? Well, we’ve got plenty more coming for you. Next week we’ll have a registered nurse who worked with the late, great Dr. Robert Atkins named Jackie Eberstein on Monday, prolific blogger, podcaster, and ketogenic triathlete Ben Greenfield on Tuesday, and ketogenic and cancer Boston College researcher Dr. Thomas Seyfried on Wednesday.

going on Wednesday with a family doctor interested in optimizing brain health with a ketogenic diet named Dr. Bill Wilson. THANK YOU FOR LISTENING!

Here’s the upcoming LLVLC Show episode schedule:

8-25-14: KETO CLARITY–Jackie Eberstein
8-26-14: KETO CLARITY–Ben Greenfield
8-27-14: KETO CLARITY–Dr. Thomas Seyfried
9-1-14: KETO CLARITY–Dr. Keith Runyan
9-2-14: KETO CLARITY–Dr. Ron Rosedale
9-3-14: KETO CLARITY–Dr. William Davis
9-8-14: KETO CLARITY–Nora Gedgaudas
9-9-14: KETO CLARITY–Dr. Terry Wahls
9-10-14: KETO CLARITY–Dr. David Perlmutter
9-15-14: Sarah Ballantyne
9-16-14: Jamie Koonce
9-17-14: Danielle Walker
9-22-14: Dr. Deborah Penner
9-23-14: Dr. Ted Naiman
9-24-14: Mark Sisson
9-29-14: Dr. Josh Turknett
9-30-14: Simone Shifnadel
10-1-14: Dr. Brenda Watson
10-6-14: Dan Pardi
10-7-14: Aaron Blaisdell
10-8-14: Mike Sheridan

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Philly.com Columnist Totally Misrepresents The Low-Carb, Ketogenic Diet

If you follow my work on a regular basis, then you already know that we try to address and respond to the latest health headlines on my Friday podcast called “Low-Carb Conversations with Jimmy Moore & Friends” featuring my co-host Dietitian Cassie and two guest friends from the low-carb and Paleo communities. So many times we see articles in the mainstream media and want to give our own unique perspective on them since oftentimes the columnist gets it so wrong that the truth deserves a chance to be heard. But when I saw this column on Philly.com written by their Sports Medicine & Fitness Editor named Kelly O’Shea this week, I had to respond on Facebook to all the blatant misinformation she was putting out there about the low-carb, ketogenic diet. But as I was countering all the misinformation in Kelly’s column entitled “Why it’s a bad idea to cut out food groups for weight loss,” I knew I needed to share this with my blog readers to further expose the major flaws in what she shared.

Read the article for yourself and you’ll quickly see what I’m talking about. She’s all over the place in this column making it difficult to know where to begin responding to this one. Let’s look at each of her primary claims about low-carb diets one at a time and my response to them:

CLAIM: Low-carb diets eliminate entire food groups.

Isn’t it funny how people like Kelly make this claim about low-carb diets, but they NEVER say anything like this about low-fat or vegetarian diets? Hmmmm. But I digress. No, all carbs are not removed when you eat this way. Just the cruddy ones like sugar, starch and grains–especially the highly-refined versions of all of these. It’s not a “no-carb” diet as we still enjoy non-starchy and green leafy vegetables, berries, and other such real food-based carbs. They are merely limited to their individual impact on a person’s blood sugar levels. This is why finding your carbohydrate tolerance level is the first step in becoming ketogenic.

CLAIM: Your brain and muscles NEED carbs to function.

If you are fueling your body as a sugar-burner, then she is ABSOLUTELY 100% correct. But when you choose to make the switch over to burning fat and ketones as your primary fuel source, then you don’t need that obligatory 130g of carbs a day to make your brain happy. Instead, you eat a high amount of saturated and monounsaturated fats, moderated amounts of protein to your individual threshold levels, and limited carbs to your personal tolerance to offer your brain all the amazing health effects that come from being in a state of nutritional ketosis. The same goes for the energy in your body–it is fueled quite well on ketones. To claim there is any inherent “need” for carbohydrates is a major error for someone who purports to have expertise in writing about nutrition.

CLAIM: You’re at risk for nutritional deficiencies eating low-carb.

Not if you are consuming healthy low-carb veggies and organ meats in your diet to give you all the micronutrition you’ll need. And what nutrients do whole grains offer that you can’t get in a well-formulated low-carb, high-fat ketogenic diet? The crickets are chirping loudly.

CLAIM: Ketosis is an unhealthy metabolic state that leads to a build-up of ketones that lead to headaches, nausea and bad breath.

Hoo boy, oh the nonsense of this one. In a word–NO. If you’ve read my book Keto Clarity then you know what a farce this objection is. Ketosis is a very natural state for the body to be in shifting from burning sugar as the primary fuel source to burning fat as the primary fuel source. There’s nothing “unhealthy” about it and you could argue it’s actually one of the best possible metabolic states you could be in to optimize your health. All of those so-called side effects of ketosis that Kelly blathers on about are a result of failing to drinking enough water and get enough electrolytes back into your diet early on, including salt, potassium and magnesium, which become depleted as your body dumps the excess stored glucose in your body. Getting fully keto-adapted within a few days to several weeks depending on the individual will provide you with incredible energy and mental clarity like you’ve never experienced before. That’s the power of ketosis that these people never seem to grasp.

CLAIM: Don’t do a low-carb diet for more than six months.

Okay, I’ll bite. So if I eat low-carb for six months and get healthier as a result of doing that, then how am I supposed to eat after that to keep the improvements in my weight and health that a low-carb diet gave me? Anyone? I’ll stick with my long-held mantra of “find what works for you and do it for the rest of your life.”

CLAIM: You need to eat 45-65% of your calories from carbohydrates.

Now that would be extremely idiotic for someone like me to do who is metabolically broken from years of poor nutritional choices prior to beginning on a healthy low-carb lifestyle. Limiting my carbohydrate intake to less than 5% of my total calories has given me the most robust health I’ve ever experienced in my entire life, so why would I do that? If I NEED as many carbs as Kelly claims I do, then how am I thriving at significantly lower levels of carbohydrate intake? Why is this question never addressed by those who are opposed to low-carb living? It cuts to the heart of the matter.

CLAIM: Losing weight is all about calories in, calories out.

Ahhhhh, there it is. I wondered when the “c” word was going to come into the picture. That’s what they are holding on to for dear life, but you and I know the hormonal impact of food on our bodies is so much more accurate at determining what diet is right for us. And as long as our insulin and leptin are kept at optimized levels as a result of following a low-carb, high-fat, ketogenic diet, then I don’t worry about my calories. It’s time to slay the calories dragon and get keto-adapted!

Don’t miss reading the comments to this article that further educate Kelly O’Shea about where she got it wrong on so many levels. And feel free to drop her a tweet about this column to share your thoughts on what she shared and copy in @Phillydotcom requesting a follow-up with accurate information about a low-carb, ketogenic diet. Always refuse to accept this kind of nonsense in the media and stand up for what you know is the truth. The public deserves to hear this message loud and clear.