I’m with Scott Rose, The Inspirational Nerd, and we’re going to talk about how you can lose weight efficiently without working out much. We’ll be diving deep into the ketogenic diet, a somewhat controversial diet that he and I both follow. We’ll be talking about fasting and how Scott coached me through my first 3-day water fast where I didn’t eat anything for 3 days and only drank water, and what kind of fat loss and other results I got from that. Here’s a sneak preview – I was extremely productive, which might sound counterintuitive.
In fact, I want to say that a lot of things that are discussed today might sound controversial, but I want to ask you to keep an open mind. When I first heard these ideas it went against everything I ever learned about health, nutrition and productivity. But once I dove deeper into the research and tried it myself, it all made sense and I’m excited to share these ideas with you.
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- What got Scott interested in the ketogenic lifestyle [5:06]
- How an incredibly painful experience opened Scott up to a new way of thinking [11:39]
- Why the logic behind eating fat making you fat is unsound [19:26]
- Why the ketogenic lifestyle is both about what you eat and when you eat [22:27]
- The super simple way to make almost any meal a high-fat meal [28:24]
- Thanh’s personal journey into the ketogenic lifestyle, and how it affected his daily life [29:25]
- How government programs and regulations helped lead America into the obesity epidemic [33:03]
- Why reducing your calorie intake can actually have the opposite effect in a diet [39:34]
- Thanh’s test of adding tons of extra calories through fat in his diet [47:00]
- Why a high-fat low-carb diet won’t necessarily help you lose weight, and what will [54:35]
- Why obesity is the canary in the coal mine for your overall health [1:07:10]
- How focusing on your health is the natural key to healthy weight loss [1:11:43]
- How intermittent fasting can completely rebuild your immune system [1:14:09]
- What you can eat to get started in the ketogenic lifestyle [1:22:52]
- The surprising cause of the weight gain from your burger, fries, and a coke [1:30:02]
- What other tips and hacks you can use to keto your meals [1:33:33]
- Some of Scott’s favorite keto-friendly foods [1:41:11]
- The most important things that Scott would recommend for people to get started in the ketogenic lifestyle [1:53:40]
- Foundation for Economic Education
- The Intensive Dietary Management (IDM) Blog
- Dr. Mercola
- World Health Initiative
- Low Carb Denver 2019
- Keto Subreddit (Discussion Forum)
- Jason Fung on “Solving the Two-Compartment Problem”
- Dr. Eric Berg on Youtube
- Butter Bob Briggs’ video “Butter Makes Your Pants Fall Off”
- The Big Fat Surprise: Why Butter, Meat and Cheese Belong in a Healthy Diet
- The Obesity Code: Unlocking the Secrets of Weight Loss
- The Diabetes Code: Prevent and Reverse Type 2 Diabetes Naturally
- Eat Fat, Get Thin: Why the Fat We Eat Is the Key to Sustained Weight Loss and Vibrant Health
- The Complete Guide to Fasting: Heal Your Body Through Intermittent, Alternate-Day, and Extended Fasting
- Grain Brain: The Surprising Truth about Wheat, Carbs, and Sugar–Your Brain’s Silent Killers
- Why We Get Fat: And What to Do About It
- Fat for Fuel: A Revolutionary Diet to Combat Cancer, Boost Brain Power, and Increase Your Energy
- Fat Chance: Beating the Odds Against Sugar, Processed Food, Obesity, and Disease
- Eat Bacon, Don’t Jog: Get Strong. Get Lean. No Bullshit.
- The Coconut Oil Miracle: Use Nature’s Elixir to Lose Weight, Beautify Skin and Hair, Prevent Heart Disease, Cancer, and Diabetes, Strengthen the Immune System
- The Hacking of the American Mind: The Science Behind the Corporate Takeover of Our Bodies and Brains
- Scientific Opinions For Sale
- World renowned heart surgeon speaks out on what really causes heart disease
- The cholesterol and calorie hypotheses are both dead — it is time to focus on the real culprit, insulin resistance
- Mammoth Creameries
- Killer Creamery!
- Rebel Creamery
- Keto Cups
- Kettle and Fire Beef Bone Broth Soup
- Grass-Fed Ghee Butter by 4th & Heart
- How to Get Healthy and Stay Sane While Saving Time w/ Betty Jean Bell (TPS236)
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