Ketonix breath ketone analyzer inventor Michel Lundell and author, designer, health enthusiast, and voiceover artist Leslie Klenke are our interview guests today in Episode 835 of “The Livin’ La Vida Low-Carb Show.”

 

We've got a special doubleheader podcast for you today with two great interviews you'll enjoy hearing. The first one features a Swedish engineer named Michel Lundell who was diagnosed with epilepsy and discovered the ketogenic diet as a means for controlling his seizures. But when we became disappointed with blood and urine ketone testing, Michel started investigating breath ketones and invented the world's first commercially available breath ketone analyzer he calls Ketonix. Hear him share about this amazing new device that is perfect for people doing nutritional ketosis. Then in the main interview, we've got an author, designer, health enthusiast, and voiceover artist named Leslie Klenke who was given an opportunity by Mark Sison's Primal Blueprint Publishing to write a book for teenaged girls called Paleo Girl: Take a Leap. Empower Yourself. Be Awesome!. Listen in to hear Jimmy and Leslie talk all about this exciting new book that has been sorely needed in the community.

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LINKS MENTIONED IN EPISODE 835
- SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Get the Ketonix breath ketone analyzer from Ketonix.com or on Amazon.com in the STANDARD or SPORT edition
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Michel Lundell bio
Ketonix breath ketone analyzer
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Paleo Girl: Take a Leap. Empower Yourself. Be Awesome!
Leslie Klenke 
Leslie on Facebook
Leslie on Twitter

Direct download: LLVLC-835-lundell-klenke.mp3
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Australian journalist and New York Times bestselling author Sarah Wilson is our interview guest today in Episode 834 of “The Livin’ La Vida Low-Carb Show.”

 

Although Paleo and low-carb, high-fat (LCHF) have become more readily accepted in our culture in recent years, there is still a large segment of the population who have never even heard of these concepts because they're still stuck on the concepts that your body needs carbohydrates and that dietary fat will make you fat and clog your arteries. But some proponents of these lifestyle changes have taken a more stealth approach to getting the message out by simply describing the basic tenets of these programs as healthy without overtly giving them a name. For the popular Australian blogger and New York Times bestselling author of the book I Quit Sugar: Your Complete 8-Week Detox Program and Cookbook named Sarah Wilson, she believes this is a much more prudent way to get people on the right track with their health goals. Listen in as Jimmy and Sarah have a delightful conversations about the ins and outs of giving up carbohydrates and embracing healthy saturated fats to attain optimal health.

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- SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Check out ILoveSkinnyFat.com (Use $5 Off Coupon Code: ILOVESKINNYFAT)
- SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Get the Ketonix breath ketone analyzer from Ketonix.com or on Amazon.com in the STANDARD or SPORT edition
Sarah Wilson bio
I Quit Sugar: Your Complete 8-Week Detox Program and Cookbook
SarahWilson.com
IQuitSugar.com
Sarah on Facebook
Sarah on Twitter
- RELATED PODCAST: The LLVLC Show #821: Sarah Wilson: 2014 Low-Carb New Zealand

Direct download: LLVLC-834-wilson.mp3
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Nutritional health expert and author Dr. Mike Roussell is our interview guest today in Episode 833 of “The Livin’ La Vida Low-Carb Show.”

 

We live in exciting times when it comes to health information and it is thanks in part to the people who are active sharing information in the mainstream about nutrition, fitness and lifestyle changes. One of those people is a Pennsylvania-based man with a doctorate of nutrition named Dr. Mike Roussell, PhD who is a passionate advocate for taking complex nutritional concepts and making them palatable to the general public by translating them into practical advice the people can use to lose weight and get health. He's the author of the Kindle e-book The 6 Pillars of Nutrition - A Simple Diet Solution for Permanent Weight Loss, Better Health, and a Longer Life and a regular contributor to Men's Health and many other national print publications and leading online fitness outlets. Jimmy found out about Dr. Mike in this April 2014 “Ask The Diet Doctor” column at Shape.com. Listen in as Jimmy and Dr. Roussell have an engaging conversation about the role a low-carb, high-fat, ketogenic diet can play in a healthy lifestyle.

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Dr. Mike Roussell bio
MikeRoussell.com
The 6 Pillars of Nutrition - A Simple Diet Solution for Permanent Weight Loss, Better Health, and a Longer Life Kindle e-book
"Ask the Diet Doctor: Fueled by Fats Alone" by Dr. Mike Roussell in Shape Magazine
Dr. Mike on Facebook
Dr. Mike on Twitter
Dr. Mike on YouTube

Direct download: LLVLC-833-roussell.mp3
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Former low-carb blogger and podcaster Hank Garner is our interview guest today in Episode 832 of “The Livin’ La Vida Low-Carb Show.”

 

The low-carb community is growing so fast thanks to the efforts of the hard-working people whose lives have been changed by this way of eating. So many low-carb success stories go on to become active on social media, in the blogosphere, and even in the health podcasting world. And it wasn't that long ago in 2011 when >Hank Garner was one such story (listen to Jimmy's interview with Hank in Episode 487) with an incredible 130-pound weight loss success story, top-ranked interview-based iTunes health podcast called "My Low-Carb Journey" (named by Jimmy as one of the top 10 health podcasts every low-carber should be listening to in 2011), and running in half marathons while vastly improving his health while accomplishing more than he ever thought possible. Life was good.

But then it happened.

It's funny how life has a cruel way of throwing us a curve ball every us every now and then when we least expect it. For Hank, that meant a diagnosis in 2011 of a degenerative arthritic condition where basically the cartilage in his joints was disintegrating. This led to a foot surgery that prevented him from being able to workout as he was used to doing. It was a depressing time for Hank who had found such confidence and energy from all of the things he was able to accomplish through his low-carb success story. Now all those rewards were crumbling around him like falling bricks and this led to an increase in stress, opening up of some old emotional wounds, and the predictable weight gain and decline in health that so many who have found success have experienced.

Listen in as Hank and Jimmy discuss the circumstances that took place in the midst of his foot problems, the additional stress that came when he moved his parents next door to him, the scared and confused position he was in about how to climb out of the hole he was in, how his own personal arrogance about his 2011 success made him more vulnerable to the ultimate failure he experienced, the humility he took on in the healing process both emotionally and physically, how this experience impacted his faith in God, the inspiration and release he received by writing a fictional novel called Bloom, how he turned to nutritional ketosis in 2014 to start healing himself again, the instant results he began seeing when he got focused on doing this again, and so much more! If you're one of the many who e-mailed Jimmy asking "Hey, where's Hank Garner?" then you won't want to miss this special update episode today.

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LINKS MENTIONED IN EPISODE 832
- SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Get the Ketonix breath ketone analyzer from Ketonix.com or on Amazon.com in the STANDARD or SPORT edition
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Hank Garner bio
HankGarner.com
- Hank Garner's fictional novel Bloom
Get Bloom now available in various formats
- RELATED PODCAST: The LLVLC Show #487: Podcaster Hank Garner’s Amazing 100+ Pound Low-Carb Weight Loss Success

Direct download: LLVLC-832-garner.mp3
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10-year old Type 1 diabetic Dave Dikeman and his dad Richard Dikeman are our interview guests today in Episode 831 of “The Livin’ La Vida Low-Carb Show.”

 

Most of the time when we share interviews with you on this podcast, it features an established author, researcher, doctor, blogger or someone with a presence on the Internet. However, when Jimmy heard about the story of a young man with Type 1 diabetes who had beat it with a low-carb diet, he just had to get him on the podcast for a chat. That young man's name is Dave Dikeman and he's joined on the show by his dad Richard. Listen in as Jimmy speaks with Dave and Richard about how they discovered he had Type 1 diabetes after losing 12 pounds and having a scare with diabetic ketoacidosis, the rather "interesting" food they fed him in the hospital, the adjustment period trying to follow the American Diabetes Association diet, their shocking, eye-opening realization during an ADA-fundraising event where they served high-carb snacks that there had to be a better way, how they came across low-carb nutrition for controlling diabetes, how to overcome the "kids-need-carbs" mentality, what his friends think about the way he eats and whether he feels ostracized eating this way, what his favorite low-carb foods are, whether he see this diet as challenging in any way, how he gets an A1c of 4.4, and so much more. Dave and Richard aren't promoting anythingbut the fact that anyone can do this if they're willing to give up sugar and grains. Be inspired by what this kid has to share about overcoming obstacles to not just survive, but thrive. ENJOY!

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LINKS MENTIONED IN EPISODE 831
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Dave Dikeman story
Richard Dikeman on Facebook

Direct download: LLVLC-831-dikeman.mp3
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Ancestral Health Symposium (AHS) co-founder Brent Pottenger and AHS public relations specialist Karen Phelps are our interview guests today in Episode 830 of “The Livin’ La Vida Low-Carb Show.”

 

As the popularity of the Paleo lifestyle has gained prominence in recent years, it shouldn't be surprising that these people would want to gather together to learn about the latest scientific evidence supporting this way of eating. Plus, since Paleo is about great-tasting food and healthy living, the fellowship of the people involved in it having the opportunity to hang out, work out, and eat out together is something that must be fulfilled. Since 2011, that's exactly what the Ancestral Health Symposium (AHS) has done. It started at University of California-Los Angeles that year, then went to Harvard in 2012, and Atlanta in 2013. This year's event will take place August 7-9, 2014 at the University of California-Berkeley and REGISTRATION IS NOW OPEN. Today we have AHS co-founder and fourth-year medical school student Brent Pottenger and AHS public relations specialist and Paleo blogger Karen Phelps sharing about what they have in store for #AHS14 at Berkeley. Listen in as Jimmy, Brent and Karen dive into the details about AHS, how it attracts people from all walks of life, why they choose to focus on the "ancestral" community rather than Paleo, the wide variety of talks we can expect to hear at AHS14, the special BONUS day of lectures on August 10th honoring the late Seth Roberts, why this event is for anyone (even low-carbers) interested in being healthy, and so much more. If you've been thinking about coming to AHS14, listen to this podcast to hear plenty of reasons why YOU should be there.

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LINKS MENTIONED IN EPISODE 830 - SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Get the Ketonix breath ketone analyzer from Ketonix.com or on Amazon.com in the STANDARD or SPORT edition - SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Check out ILoveSkinnyFat.com (Use $5 Off Coupon Code: ILOVESKINNYFAT) - Brent Pottenger - Brent on Twitter - Karen Phelps from "Paleo Periodical" - Karen on Twitter - Ancestral Health Symposium - Registration to #AHS14 - BONUS Seth Roberts Memorial Talks on August 10, 2014 - RELATED PODCAST: The LLVLC Show #598: Recollections On #AHS12 Paleo Conference At Harvard - RELATED PODCAST: The LLVLC Show #496: Brent Pottenger & Aaron Blaisdell From The Ancestral Health Symposium - RELATED PODCAST: The LLVLC Show #391: The Ancestral Health Symposium Nutritional ‘Woodstock’ Coming August 2011 - RELATED PODCAST: Must-Hear Podcast Interviews After Attending The 2011 Ancestral Health Symposium

Direct download: LLVLC-830-pottenger-phelps.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:30am EDT

Paleo health and fitness blogger and podcaster Tony Federico is our interview guest today in Episode 829 of “The Livin’ La Vida Low-Carb Show.”

 

Today we welcome back to the podcast one of the truly great members of the Paleo health community in Tony Federico from LiveCaveman.com. He's the dynamic voice behind the hit iTunes health podcast "Paleo Magazine Radio" (PMR) and has released a brand new book that will be of interest to Paleo and low-carb enthusiasts alike. It's called Paleo Grilling: A Modern Caveman's Guide to Cooking with Fire and it features some truly mouthwatering recipes and information about how fire revolutionized the way we eat as humans. Listen in as Tony and Jimmy discuss why cooking food is important, the stereotype that men are the only ones who grill, whether grilling foods can increase the carcinogens on the meat, and a whole lot more. If you love grilling or want to get inspired to fire up the barbie this summer, then this is the podcast for you!

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LINKS MENTIONED IN EPISODE 829
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Tony Federico bio
Paleo Grilling: A Modern Caveman's Guide to Cooking with Fire
LiveCaveman.com
"Paleo Magazine Radio" iTunes podcast
Tony on Twitter
Tony on Facebook
- RELATED PODCAST: The LLVLC Show #742: Tony Federico Warns Processed Relationships As Unhealthy As Fake Foods
- RELATED PODCAST: The LLVLC Show #678: Guest Host Tony Federico On The Next Generation Of Paleo
- RELATED PODCAST: Low-Carb Conversations #30: Tony Federico And Marisa Peer On Cholesterol Myths And Reducing Healthcare Costs

Direct download: LLVLC-829-federico.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 12:16pm EDT

Nutritionist, Author and Paleo Food & Lifestyle Expert Dr. KellyAnn Petrucci is our interview guest today in Episode 828 of “The Livin’ La Vida Low-Carb Show.”

 

Maybe you've noticed it happening more and more in the past year or so, but we're starting to see an increase in the number of people promoting a real foods-based Paleo, low-carb diet in the mainstream. Through newspaper articles and television appearances, the message is beginning to take hold expanding the horizons of the community far beyond where it was just a few years ago. One of the dynamic Paleo leaders getting her face on television more and more isnaturopathic physician with a fondness for Paleo nutrition Dr. Kellyann Petrucci. Dr. Kellyann is the author of For Dummies nutritional health books (Living Paleo For DummiesPaleo Cookbook For DummiesPaleo Workouts For DummiesFast Diets For Dummies, and Boosting Your Immunity For Dummies) and these books are what got her noticed in the media. So far she's done over 30 television appearances, including The Dr. Oz Show and a rather infamous appearance on the daytime talk show Bethanny. Watch that appearance below:

Dr. Petrucci's crazy appearance on Bethanny

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Listen in as Jimmy and Dr. Kellyann talk quite openly about the behind-the-scenes of this so-called "debate" on Bethenny, how that train wreck media appearance got her noticed by the producers at The Dr. Oz Show, the breakneck schedule she went through writing five books in a few short years, the toll your body and health takes writing book, her My Paleo Program plan for helping people learn more about how food impacts their bodies, and so much more. If you're not already familiar with the work of Dr. Kellyann Petrucci, then get ready to be inspired by one of the leading voices penetrating the mainstream media today.

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Dr. Kellyann Petrucci bio
DrKellyann.com
Dr. Kellyann's series of For Dummies books
MyPaleoProgram.com
- VIDEO: Dr. Kellyann's crazy apperance on Bethanny
- VIDEO: Dr. Kellyann's appearance on The Dr. Oz Show
Dr. Kellyann on Twitter
Dr. Kellyann on Facebook
Dr. Kellyann on YouTube

Direct download: LLVLC-828-petrucci.mp3
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Functional nutrition consultant and certified CrossFit coach Terry Shanahan is our interview guest today in Episode 827 of “The Livin’ La Vida Low-Carb Show.”

There are so many great people (some who are unknown to the rest of the health community) who are working in their own spheres of influence to share the message of a low-carb, Paleo, and ketogenic diet approach to getting healthy. One such proponent of these nutritional principles is nutrition and fitness expert Terry Shanahan from "The Shanahan Plan" who has personally used this approach himself to overcome chronic illness. Now he's using that experience along with knowledge of how powerful nutrition can be in the lives of others to teach them through online courses simplified down into three-day chunks about how to transition over to more of a Paleo-style diet. It's called The Paleo Transition and is being used by people desiring weight loss, those wanting improved athletic performance, and even those who have unexplained health challenges they want to try to figure out. Terry has an in with the professional sports world successfully telling them about the real food-based plan he talks about in his courses, including the star of the NBA's Atlanta Hawks named Kyle Korver.

Jimmy first heard about Terry's work with a local chain of grocery stores in the Omaha, Nebraska area called Wohlner's where they now have a section of their store dedicated to Paleo products and a full deli lunch that serves Paleo-friendly meals. Seriously! Terry has even managed to get a catering company to start offering Paleo options for clients that want healthier choices. Not too shabby for someone who at the age of 24 thought he was going to be dead because of an undiagnosed autoimmune/food sensitivity issue. Listen in to this incredible interview Jimmy conducted with someone you should be hearing a lot more about in the years to come.

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Terry Shanahan bio
The Shanahan Plan
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Terry on Twitter
Terry on Facebook
Terry on Google+
Terry on YouTube

Direct download: LLVLC-827-shanahan.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:57am EDT

Ketogenic diet athlete, health podcaster, and New York Times bestselling author Ben Greenfield is our interview guest today in Episode 826 of “The Livin’ La Vida Low-Carb Show.”

 

In the world of exercise performance and fitness competition, conventional wisdom says to eat lots of carbohydrates prior to a competition to fuel your body and to push your body to the extreme limits. This has never made sense to an Ironman triathlete named Ben Greenfield who is the host of the uber-popular "Ben Greenfield Fitness" iTunes podcast. Fans of Ben will know he has a knack for providing some incredible practical, alternative information for the "weekend warrior" athlete as well as the professional, elite athlete. He's now put together details about his philosophy in a very thick new Victory Belt Publishing book that has already hit the New York Times bestsellers list entitled Beyond Training: Mastering Endurance, Health & Life.

Listen in as Jimmy and Ben talk about all the bonus book pages he offers readers on his website, why he decided to write this book, the five parts he addresses in the book including fitness, recovery, nutrition, lifestyle, and the brain, why he didn't include other categories in the book, tricks and tips to recover faster from workouts, how to know with great accuracy whether or not your body has recovered yet, how to determine what the right mix of carbohydrate, protein, and fat are right for the individual, time-saving tips to keep your life as stress-free as possible, and a whole lot more. These two guys only barely scratch the surface of all that you get from this spectacular new book, so listen and enjoy and then go get your own copy of Beyond Training.

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- SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Check out ILoveSkinnyFat.com (Use $5 Off Coupon Code: ILOVESKINNYFAT)
- SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: Try the many flavors of products from Quest Nutrition
Ben Greenfield bio
Beyond Training: Mastering Endurance, Health & Life
BenGreenfieldFitness.com
"Ben Greenfield Fitness" iTunes podcast
- RELATED PODCAST: The LLVLC Show #796: Guest Host Ben Greenfield On Gaining Muscle On A Ketogenic Diet And More
- 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

Direct download: LLVLC-826-greenfield.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:58am EDT