Author Paul Robinson is our special interview guest on Episode 1487 of The Livin’ La Vida Low-Carb Show.

Paul Robinson from RWT3,com became ill with hypothyroidism in his late twenties. For twenty plus years, he has fought through the morass of misinformation to recover his health. At first, Paul, was put on the most common thyroid treatment, but over time he became even more ill, with both low cortisol and low thyroid symptoms. Paul saw many endocrinologists and doctors, but eventually, he realised that he had to figure out what was wrong himself and he was able to recover. But the 15-year struggle had cost him his career and damaged his relationships. He had lost all of his thirties and some of his forties.

In the process of getting well, he had managed to develop a safe protocol for using the T3 thyroid hormone (Liothyronine) and an innovative approach called the Circadian T3 Method (CT3M) that can correct adrenal function in many cases. At the suggestion of his family doctor, Paul wrote ‘Recovering with T3’ to explain these protocols whilst his second book, ‘The CT3M Handbook’ talks more about CT3M, based on patient experience with it.

 


Author and Keto motivator Sam Griffin is our special interview guest on Episode 1486 of The Livin’ La Vida Low-Carb Show.

Sam Griffin from KeepinItGriffin operates a social media channel dedicated to his video productions of his family's adventures.
During the day, Sam works as the Community Service Manager for a luxury apartment complex. Sam discovered the keto lifestyle through a podcast that Jimmy guested on with Able James, the went all in on the LLVLC show. He became a keto motivator to anyone that would listen and put his real world knowledge in his new book Down To Earth Keto: A Guide To The Ketogenic Lifestyle.

  • Listen in today as Jimmy and Sam talk about:
  • His story of battling muscular dystrophy
  • Keto and kids “how to kid Keto”
  • Keto on a budget
  • Keto on the go
  • Fighting Keto over-complexity and showing people that keto is something that regular people can do
  • Keto and how it gives you an edge on athletics
  • Cleaning up the language of diets and false guilt over eating certain foods

"Eggs and bacon are back on the menu. You can either burn fat for fuel or carbs for fuel. It's not that complicated." – Sam Griffin


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Health policy, promotion and education consultant Gillian Szollos is our special interview guest on Episode 1485 of The Livin' La Vida Low-Carb Show.

Gillian Szollos is a health policy, promotion and education consultant who uses a ketogenic diet to control her epileptic seizures. Her knowledge and passion have helped many others optimize their ketogenic diets to achieve their individual goals. She interviews people from all over the world who use ketogenic diets therapeutically and share their stories on her website KetoAllDayEveryDay.com. Gillian's writing and public speaking engagements serve as opportunities to build community and share successes while drawing attention to the therapeutic possibilities of a ketogenic diet to change lives and in many cases, save them. A continuous biohacker, she believes food is medicine.

Listen in as Jimmy and Gillian chat about:

  • How she uses biohacking to improve her health
  • Keto for controlling seizures
  • Weight loss and lipedema 
  • Her most recent experiment
  • Her love of the CGM and why she thinks everyone should have one
  • Her upcoming talk on the Low Carb Cruise 
  • And much more
"It is the act of creating endogenous ketones that raises the seizure threshold. The presence of ketones in the brain dampens the seizure activity in the brain." – Gillian Szollos

Keto Podcaster Carl Franklin is our guest today for Episode 1484 of The Livin' La Vida Low-Carb Show.

If you have been paying attention to the keto community for the last few years you've probably seen The Two Keto Dudes with their podcast and their unique keto gathering called KetoFest. Carl Franklin is one of the two keto dudes from this fun keto podcast. He, like many of us, has used keto to reverse diabetes and lose weight. His mission is to show the world that cooking is necessary for keto success.

Listen in today as Jimmy and Carl talk about

  • Carl's journey to Keto
  • The importance of real food and knowing how to prepare it
  • How using a Continuous Glucose Monitor has helped him track down foods that spike his glucose
  • How he identified caffeine and stress as problems
  • Dealing with family that don't understand that low-fat is not the answer
  • Overcoming criticism
  • KetoFest
  • And much more.

"We've been living with this deranged metabolism for in my case almost 50 years, and it takes time to undo." – Carl Franklin


Obesity medicine doctor and author Dr. Linda Hodges is our special interview guest on Episode 1483 of The Livin’ La Vida Low-Carb Show.

Linda Hodges, DO from exceptionalweightloss.com is board certified in Internal Medicine and Critical Care Medicine and is a diplomat to the American Board of Obesity Medicine.  She is currently practicing critical care medicine in addition to two private clinics: a weight loss clinic that was started in 2015 and a ketamine clinic that was started in 2017.  Dr. Hodges' passion for obesity medicine started in 2011 when she discovered everything she'd been taught about nutrition was wrong.

Listen in today as Jimmy talks with Dr. Hodges about:
What we get wrong about weight loss
More physicians need to be comfortable treating obesity - or refer
The importance of mindset for success
Bio-Individuality
Childhood obesity and the "let 'em live a little" mindset
Just because it's what we see, doesn't mean it's normal or right
The idea that you can't lose weight too slowly - "do it right so you don't have to do it over"

"If you're doing good things for your body and your soul, weight loss is a bonus side effect. Weight loss is never my primary goal." – Dr. Linda Hodges


Certified keto and intermittent fasting coach Carlos Spells is our special interview guest on Episode 1482 of The Livin’ La Vida Low-Carb Show.

Carlos Spells from blacknketo.com was raised following the Standard American Diet. He started at a young age drinking soda and eating processed food as a way of life. By the time he hit his early 20's, he weighed over 300lbs, suffered from allergies, and also labeled pre-diabetic. He tried various workout plans and eating strategies to lose weight only to end up right where he started from. After following conventional diet and exercise advice, he saw results, but did not feel like he hoped. As a result, he started doing more research on low carb and that's when he came across Jimmy Moore and the podcast Keto Talk. Fast forward to today, he has managed to lose 50 more pounds, rid himself of allergies, regulate his digestive system and seriously cut back on his caffeine intake. In addition, he was no longer diagnosed as being pre-diabetic. Now he enjoys showing others how they can improve their health/fitness, lose weight and still enjoy life while eating delicious real food on a ketogenic and intermittent fasting lifestyle.

Listen in today as Jimmy and Carlos talk about:

  • The stigmas about keto in the black community
  • Personalizing keto/intermittent fasting to make it fun
  • Seeing food as medicine too
  • How his ideas of fitness have evolved
  • How he views being an ambassador for a healthy keto lifestyle in his community

Physician and podcaster Dr. Mark Pettus is our special interview guest on Episode 1481 of The Livin’ La Vida Low-Carb Show.

Dr. Mark Pettus is a triple-board certified Internist, Nephrologist, and Integrative Medicine physician practicing for over 25 years. He has appeared on numerous TV and Radio venues nationally including the 700 Club, Good Morning America, NPR and PBS. His podcast, The Health Edge is heard by people all over the world.

Listen in today as Jimmy and Dr. Pettus talk about:
  • What population health is
  • The powerful connection between lifestyle and all health outcomes, especially obesity and insulin resistance
  • The contributions of “the social determinants” of health that drive behaviors
  • His integrative health model
  • What he calls New Atkins on steroids
  • Stress, sleep hygiene, and social connection
  • Health themes that challenges conventional wisdom
  • His podcast with podcast with John bagnulo PhD, MPH called The Health Edge
  • and much more.

Certified personal trainer Stephanie Lincoln is our special interview guest on Episode 1480 of The Livin’ La Vida Low-Carb Show.

Stephanie Lincoln is a former Army Captain. She is an AFAA Certified Personal Trainer and holds several group fitness certifications. Her personal style to fitness is mainly the use of high intensity intervals, for short, but efficient workouts. She loves burpees and detests leg day, but does it anyways. Her motto is “Fit to Fight” because although she may not wear the uniform anymore, she should still be in peak shape and be ready to respond to any situation. She also is an Eating Psychology Specialist and specializes in helping people with the hardest part of the weight loss journey, the mental barriers and self sabotage that we engage in that get in our way.

Listen in today as Jimmy talks with Stephanie about her unique way of communicating about fitness and nutrition and how she uses a ketogenic approach to help people achieve their goals.