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56 minutes | Nov 24, 2021
1783: Dr. Joy Kong Details The Revolutionary Concept Of Stem Cell Therapy
On this episode of the LLVLC Show, Jimmy welcomes Dr. Joy Kong to talk about the revolution happening in stem cell therapy. “Think of you and me and everyone listening, we came from a single cell, and from that stem cell came US, this incredible organism.” - Dr. Joy Kong GET STARTED WITH THE KETO CHOW STARTER BUNDLE at JimmyLovesKetoChow.com In this episode, Jimmy welcomes in an Los Angeles, CA-based triple board-certified physician, anti-aging expert, brain specialist, and stem cell pioneer Dr. Joy Kong, MD (@stemcelldrjoy) to share her abundant knowledge and experience utilizing stem cell technology. As a proponent of healthy low-carb nutrition principles, Dr. Kong sees a synergistic therapeutic effect from combining various anti-inflammatory protocols to produce health and healing in her patients. Watch as Jimmy and Dr. Kong take a deeper dive into alternative medicine, the battles she faces with mainstream acceptance of her practices, and the potential for incredible health breakthroughs with the use of stem cells. This one is a MUST LISTEN as the final episode of 2021!
51 minutes | Nov 23, 2021
1782: Brittany Davis On What She Learned Doing Andy Frisella’s 75 Hard
On today’s episode of the LLVLC Show, Jimmy welcomes his One Step Deeper co-host Brittany Davis to talk all about her 75 Hard experience. “I’m a perfectionist, so having rules in 75 Hard really worked for me. However, in my mind, I felt like I was underachieving once it was over.” - Brittany Davis GET STARTED WITH THE KETO CHOW STARTER BUNDLE at JimmyLovesKetoChow.com In this episode, Jimmy chats with his best friend and podcast cohost Brittany Davis (@becoming.brittanylee) who recently completed doing a round of 75 Hard. This program was created by Andy Frisella as a way to kickstart your health journey by requiring you to commit to a series of daily tasks for seventy-five days in a row without any rest days. Tune in to hear Brittany share about what it was like leading up to this experience that made her want to do it, what it was like in the midst of doing the program (including how she handled the most difficult days), and the aftermath of what has happened since the very end of her 75 Hard journey. The Instagram recording stopped around 30 minutes in, so Jimmy and Brittany recorded the final 20 minutes over again. ENJOY! Andy Frisella’s 75 Hard program: https://andyfrisella.com/pages/75hard-info
46 minutes | Nov 17, 2021
1781: Dr. Philip Ovadia Says Heart Disease Prevention Is About Metabolic Health
Join Jimmy today for this episode of the LLVLC Show as he welcomes Dr. Philip Ovadia to talk about how to prevent heart disease and what it has to do with metabolic health. “The American Heart Association was a struggling organization before Ancel Keys came along with his narrative about saturated fat.” - Dr. Philip Ovadia GET STARTED WITH THE KETO CHOW STARTER BUNDLE at JimmyLovesKetoChow.com In this episode, Jimmy welcomes in a cardiac surgeon and metabolic health physician named Dr. Philip Ovadia, MD (@ovadia_heart_health) who is making it his life’s mission to help people prevent heart disease and chronic disease by focusing on the therapeutic effects of proper nutrition and lifestyle choices. He is the author of the new book STAY OFF MY OPERATING TABLE where he makes the case that all of the things we’re being told about heart health is dead wrong–and what you can do to actually keep yourself healthy. Watch Jimmy’s insightful interview with Dr. Ovadia where they get into the keto diet, cholesterol, heart healthy practices, and so much more! Dr. Philip Ovadia grew up in New York and graduated from the accelerated Pre-Med/Med program at the Pennsylvania State University and Jefferson Medical College. Dr. Ovadia started Ovadia Cardiothoracic Surgery in 2020, working as an independent contractor throughout the United States In 2021he launched Ovadia Heart Health, offering a virtual clinic to people all over the world. The focus is the prevention and treatment of heart disease by modifying diet and lifestyle.
57 minutes | Nov 16, 2021
1780: Cheryl McColgan On Why Keto Living Should Be Simple And Doable
Welcome back to another episode of the LLVLC Show. Join Jimmy today as he welcomes Cheryl McColgan to talk about why Keto living should be simple and doable. “Fasting is not all about losing weight. People will give you looks like you have an eating disorder.” - Cheryl McColgan GET STARTED WITH THE KETO CHOW STARTER BUNDLE at JimmyLovesKetoChow.com In this episode, Jimmy has the pleasure of talking to a keto coach and recipe developer named Cheryl McColgan (@healnourishgrow) for an engaging conversation about the current state of keto. This interview was originally conducted over Instagram Live and for some reason the video was truncated and the first 20 minutes was cut off. So Jimmy invited Cheryl to come back on to do the beginning of the interview over again and then spliced in the original chat for you to enjoy. If you are a fan of ketogenic living, then you’re gonna love this episode! As a person focused on “healthy lifestyle” over the last 25 years, it was hard to believe Cheryl had to go through such a crazy health scare (in case you’re wondering, the Mayo Clinic in Scottsdale eventually removed 16 tumors that had implanted all over her abdomen, bowels and iliac artery). The possibility of cancer forced her to look even more closely at her health, life and career. As a result, Cheryl became deeply involved in the study of wellness and nutrition which resulted in multiple training programs and certifications focused on creating ultimate wellness.
53 minutes | Nov 10, 2021
1779: Nicole Carter On Keto For Estrogen Dominance (In Both Women & Men)
On today’s episode of the LLVLC Show, Jimmy welcomes Nicole Carter to talk about keto for estrogen dominance, and how this is not just a women’s issue. “People have become brainwashed to believe that the answer to their health problems is medication.” - Nicole Carter GET STARTED WITH THE KETO CHOW STARTER BUNDLE at JimmyLovesKetoChow.com In this episode, Jimmy speaks with a CHES Health Coach named Nicole Carter (@healthy_with_nicole) who offers digital courses and private coaching for her clients. She specializes in helping people resolve health issues through improving their gut health which she outlines in her book Health Is Not A Mystery: The Cause Of Your Illness Is Also The Cure. Tune in to this fascinating interview to hear an engaging conversation between Jimmy and Nicole discussing the role of estrogen dominance in both women and men and how a ketogenic nutritional approach can help with this. Health Is Not A Mystery: The Cause of Your Illness is Also the Cure Nicole, a Laguna Beach Health Coach, is passionate about empowering people to take control of their health. Because of her holistic expertise, Nicole has been a guest speaker at International Conferences, Medical Conferences, University Conventions, local and national news networks, radio programs, and Internet shows. Nicole has been featured on International News Channels such as the BBC.
60 minutes | Nov 9, 2021
1778: Pauline Cox On The Brain Health Benefits Of Ketones
On today’s episode of the LLVLC Show, join Jimmy as he welcomes Pauline Cox to talk about the brain health benefits of ketones. “The brain tends to use glucose because that’s what most people fuel themselves with, but ketones are the preferred source.” - Pauline Cox GET STARTED WITH THE KETO CHOW STARTER BUNDLE at JimmyLovesKetoChow.com In this episode, Jimmy talks with a nutritionist and integrative medicine practitioner named Pauline Cox (@sowandarrow_) who has a keen interest in the use of ketones as it relates to brain health. She argues that brain fog and cognitive function can be vastly improved with the use of a low-carb, ketogenic diet. Pauline makes the point that there is a push-pull effect of ketones vs. glucose in the brain and the challenges of people with insulin resistance of the brain in accessing ketones as a fuel source. If you’re into ketones and brain health, then this podcast is for YOU! In 2018 Pauline co-founded Sow & Arrow with a mission of creating easy-to-access information on health and wellbeing as well as a place to get convenient healthy food on the go. Sow & Arrow creates high quality, innovative, nutrient-dense food based on the grain-free, low carb ancestral diet. Sow & Arrow also supply high-quality supplements and exceptional products, often locally produced by Artisan makers. Pauline has a passion for teaching and runs regular workshops and health programs and speaking engagements to relay the latest news, information and research in the areas of health and wellbeing
50 minutes | Nov 3, 2021
1777: Coach Lulu On Eating Meat, Goal Setting, And A Winning Mindset
On today’s episode of the LLVLC Show Jimmy welcomes Coach Lulu to talk about eating meat, goal setting, and how your mindset affects your trajectory. “For me, my carnivore journey started with replacing sides with eggs. I found that having steak and eggs was an easy way to transition.” - Coach Lulu GET STARTED WITH THE KETO CHOW STARTER BUNDLE at JimmyLovesKetoChow.com In this episode, Jimmy welcomes in an Aussie carnivore and accountability coach known as Coach Lulu (@lulueatsmeat) who helped heal her obsessive compulsive disorder and eating disorder with an animal foods-based diet. Her successful experience healing her body with nutrition and lifestyle has given her lots of wisdom and perspective on what it takes to help others experience the same. Tune in to hear Jimmy and Lulu discuss the importance of goal setting, why minding your mental health and mindset are critical to finding success, and why the carnivore diet is an incredible modality for healing and optimizing health.
60 minutes | Nov 2, 2021
LLVLC 1776: The Carbohydrate-Insulin Model Of Obesity Needs Serious Consideration
On today’s episode of the LLVLC Show, Jimmy breaks down why the carbohydrate-insulin model of obesity needs serious consideration. “I still want to see that study comparing a junk food high-carb diet with steak and vegetables.” - Jimmy Moore GET STARTED WITH THE KETO CHOW STARTER BUNDLE at JimmyLovesKetoChow.com In today’s episode, Jimmy presents a NEVER-BEFORE-SEEN episode of his show JIMMY MAKES SCIENCE SIMPLE (@jimmymakessciencesimple) to outline important new research he wanted you to know about. It’s a study published in the September 2021 issue of the prestigious American Journal of Clinical Nutrition entitled “The carbohydrate-insulin model: a physiological perspective on the obesity pandemic”: https://academic.oup.com/ajcn/advance-article/doi/10.1093/ajcn/nqab270/6369073 This study presents a virtual who’s who in the keto nutritional health research space with some very familiar names, including Dr. David Ludwig, Dr. Arne Astrup, Dr. Ronald Krauss, Gary Taubes, Dr. Jeff Volek, Dr. Eric Westman, Dr. William Yancy, and more! They propose a series of studies to challenge the “eat less, move more” theory to compare it with the carbohydrate-insulin model for obesity. These researchers make a compelling argument that a low-glycemic load diet (low-carb, ketogenic nutrition) should be seriously examined to help resolve the obesity pandemic. It’s a thought-provoking perspective that you’ll hear all about in this podcast.
63 minutes | Oct 27, 2021
1775: Matt Cooper Uses Keto Nutrition For Optimized Athletic Performance
On today’s episode of the LLVLC Show, Matt Cooper stops by to talk with Jimmy about using Keto nutrition to optimize your athletic performance. “The food you eat should be easily digestible, should not provoke an inflammatory response, should not put you in a weird head space, and should give you energy.” - Matt Cooper In this episode, Jimmy chats with a strength and conditioning coach from Rewire Health & Performance named Matt Cooper (@rewirehp) who helps elite athletes with their rehabilitation from injury and nutrition optimization. He has worked with many UFC and professional basketball athletes to help them perform to the best of their human abilities. Part of that is dialing in their diet, utilizing customized and targeted ketogenic therapy, and using things like exogenous ketones for the best results. Watch this interview as Jimmy and Matt have an incredible conversation about a wide variety of topics that you’re sure to enjoy!
47 minutes | Oct 26, 2021
1774: Michele Dodson Explains How Your Posture Impacts Body Pain
On today’s episode of the LLVLC Show, Jimmy welcomes Michele Dodson to talk about posture and back pain. “Pain is there for a reason. It’s there to tell you that something is wrong and needs to be addressed.” - Michele Dodson In this episode, Jimmy speaks with a busy working mom of 4 who eats carnivore and likes to lift heavy named Michele Dodson (@micheledodson). She reached out to Jimmy after looking at progress pictures from his #StaybatticalTo50 to inform him of what she observed about his posture and the relationship it had on the pain he was feeling in his back and other parts of his body. She’s from a company called Symmetry For Health who helped her in 2014 after dealing with nagging injuries and chronic pain. Tune in to hear Jimmy and Michele talk about how Symmetry helps people relieve the pain and get the results they are looking for in their health and fitness goals. Plus, don’t miss Michele talk about carnivore, weight lifting, and raising kids.
60 minutes | Oct 20, 2021
1773: Maria Edwards Helps Bipolar Disorder, Now Researches Ketogenic Diet For TBI
On today’s episode of the LLVLC Show, Jimmy welcomes Maria Edwards to talk about helping bipolar disorder and other issues with Keto. “Many people in the system look for help and they just finally give up.” - Maria Edwards In this episode, Jimmy is pleased to have a ketogenic researcher and clinical nutritionist named Maria Edwards (@millaedwards). After beating back the major ramifications of her bipolar disease through the use of the keto diet, she’s now examining traumatic brain injury (TBI) at the University of Copenhagen in Denmark (even working with Dr. Dominic D’Agostino on her PhD project on this very topic). Check out this interview to hear Maria share why she is so passionate about mental illness, survival, and how to thrive with nutrition and lifestyle therapies. Maria’s research area is in Clinical Nutrition is Ketogenic Therapies. Her Master’s Thesis was a Feasibility Study with the Ketogenic Diet in Severe Brain Injury at the Department of Brain Injuries, Rigshospitalet, Copenhagen, Denmark. Maria’s BSc project in Food Science, Health and Nutrition deals with the Ketogenic Diet as a treatment for Epilepsy.
57 minutes | Oct 19, 2021
1772: Nikki Crendal On Using Keto Carnivore For Body Recomposition
On today’s episode of the LLVLC Show, Jimmy welcomes Nikki Crendal to talk about using Keto Carnivore to attain the body composition you desire. “Once you’ve gotten to your goal weight, the next step should be muscle gain.” - Nikki Crendal In this episode, Jimmy speaks with an awesome dietetics student in Australia who eats a carnivore diet named Nikki Crendal to help optimize her health. She healed her autoimmune disease from eating animal-based foods and is constantly studying all the latest research related to nutrition, metabolism, exercise physiology, and all that other nerdy science stuff. Tune in to hear Jimmy and Nikki talk about how to create body recomposition through the use of a keto/carnivore diet. Don’t miss this engaging conversation.
59 minutes | Oct 13, 2021
1771: Mackay Rippey On The Move From Cookie Cutter To Personalized Medicine
Join Jimmy today as he chats with Mackay Rippey about the movie to personalized medicine and away from the cookie cutter trend in this episode of the LLVLC Show. “We need to go back to an old fashioned pricing system. Practitioners need to get away from this factory-based widget-based approach to health care.” - Mackay Rippey GET STARTED WITH THE KETO CHOW STARTER BUNDLE at JimmyLovesKetoChow.com In this episode, Jimmy speaks with acupuncturist Mackay Rippey (@mackaydoesacupuncture) who outlines the argument for a major overhaul of the healthcare system he describes as Medicine 2.0. He makes the case for getting away from cookie cutter medicine and more to an individualized, systems-based treatment approach to disease prevention. Watch this interview to hear about the history of medicine, how it has evolved into the sick care it is now, the “magic bullet” theory, the economics of medicine involving insurance and government, and so much more. This is a deep dive into all that is right and wrong with mainstream modern medicine.
57 minutes | Oct 12, 2021
1770: Ed Fackler Goes From 400-Pounder To Ultramarathoner On Keto
On today’s episode of the LLVLC Show, Jimmy welcomes Ed Fackler to talk about his incredible journey from 400-pounder to ultra-marathoner by fueling his body the keto way. “I think we rationalize a lot. So many people around me make excuses all the time, the same excuses I made. I realized that I had not hurt enough to make me want to change.” - Ed Fackler GET STARTED WITH THE KETO CHOW STARTER BUNDLE at JimmyLovesKetoChow.com In this episode, Jimmy chats with Ed Fackler (@ultrafat2ultrarunner) who has quite the remarkable keto diet weight loss success story losing 200+ pounds slimming down from his former 407-pound body. He also incorporated lots of steps to the point that he has now become an ultra marathoner (his latest vision is to become the first person to ever lose 200 pounds and run in a 200-mile race!). Tune in as Jimmy and Ed talk about why people seek out the magic potion, pill, and formula for weight loss success and almost entirely overlook putting in the work to make it happen. Get inspired by this awesome conversation!
54 minutes | Oct 6, 2021
1769: Denise Davis Speaks Bluntly About Her Up And Down Keto Journey
On this episode of the LLVLC Show, Denise Davis drops by to share with Jimmy the ups and downs of her Keto journey. “For a long time I thought I was one of those people that could eat all the ‘keto junk foods’ then I realized that I wasn’t staying at my ideal size and weight.” - Denise Davis GET STARTED WITH THE KETO CHOW STARTER BUNDLE at JimmyLovesKetoChow.com In this episode, Jimmy speaks with Denise Davis (facebook.com/keepaustinketo) who has a common story that most people don’t want to talk about–what to do when you get on and off a diet. It’s a frustrating and embarrassing experience, but it is the path that Denise has been on with her keto/carnivore nutrition plan. After dealing with some tremendous personal life stress in 2020, she slipped back into old eating habits. But she’s committed herself to eating well and lifting weights in 2021 and is doing well again. Check out this conversation that Jimmy and Denise had about how to dig yourself out of the guilt and pain of an up and down health journey.
57 minutes | Oct 5, 2021
1768: Rafael Carrion On The Importance Of Balancing Hormones
On today’s episode of the LLVLC Show, Jimmy chats with Rafael Carrion about the importance of balancing hormones. “Not only do adults not know what proper nutrition is, we are now passing on these bad habits and poor choices to our kids. We are creating a society that has no idea how to deal with stress, and how to manage their hormones.” - Rafael Carrion GET STARTED WITH THE KETO CHOW STARTER BUNDLE at JimmyLovesKetoChow.com In this episode, Jimmy talks to a keto and fitness aficionado named Rafael Carrion (@all_lifts_matter) who discusses the critical role of hormonal balance in your overall health. While the mainstream nutritional health experts focus on calories, the truth is that the impact of food on your hormones is far more important than they want to admit. This goes well beyond weight loss on the scale and contributes to chronic disease, aging, and more! Tune in for this engaging conversation.
53 minutes | Sep 29, 2021
1767: Marty Brandon On How We Take Back Our Health From A Failed Healthcare System
On today’s episode of the longest running health related podcast on the Internet, Marty Brandon joins Jimmy to talk about taking your health back from a failed healthcare system. “It’s not that keto cures everything, it’s that insulin and blood sugar cause everything.” - Marty Brandon GET STARTED WITH THE KETO CHOW STARTER BUNDLE at JimmyLovesKetoChow.com In this episode, Jimmy chats with one of the fans of his work named Marty Brandon, a keto coach who has become frustrated by what he has seen in his clients desiring weight and health changes. Marty believes that we as individuals need to take back our own health because the healthcare system in America has failed to put us on the path to healing. Tune in as Jimmy and Marty discuss what’s wrong and how we can reverse the trend of chronic disease and obesity in the United States. Marty Brandon coaches people through his YouTube channel to lose weight and keep it off using a Ketogenic (lifestyle) approach. Eating real whole food and eliminating “Junk food,” processed food and carbohydrates has changed his life and health, and it can do the same for you. He encourages Keto for weight loss and the health benefits and exercise to increase your healthfulness once you are able and feel good enough to start. Marty takes a little different approach to some things like “cheating” and diet drinks than some because he finds people do better easing into some of the smaller changes (that have a lesser impact on their health) as their journey progresses. Marty believes you will tighten up these things later, for now lets do the big things that get the big health and weight loss results.
58 minutes | Sep 28, 2021
1766: Melissa Baldwin On How Carnivore Beat Her Alcohol And Sugar Addiction
On today’s episode of the LLVLC Show, Jimmy welcomes Melissa Baldwin to talk about her carnivore journey to beat alcohol and sugar addiction. “As we grow older we look back on these struggles and think ‘why me?’ My story is unique and now I can help someone that goes through a similar struggle.” - Melissa Baldwin In this episode, Jimmy talks with another one of the people with an interesting story who responded to his big call for podcast guests a few months back. Her named is Melissa Baldwin and she endured some truly horrific childhood trauma that had her drinking alcohol as a 2-year old! Needless to say, that along with ambivalent parents led her down a dark path to alcohol abuse which then led to sugar addiction. Thanks to finding carnivore a couple of years ago, she was able to beat these addictions and drop nearly 100 pounds with an animal foods-based diet. What an inspiring story you just have to hear to believe! Melissa created her YouTube channel to give people some tools to help them get closer to Jesus, learn about the Armor of God and Addiction Recovery, she also talks about her journey form 262 lbs to 150 lbs using LCHF, Intermediate Fasting, and Carnivore.
58 minutes | Sep 21, 2021
1765: Michael McCain Overcomes His Addiction To Painkillers And Sugar With Keto
On today’s episode of the LLVLC Show, Michael McCain stops by to chat with Jimmy about overcoming addiction with keto. “I didn’t want to kill myself, but I was okay with dying.” - Michael McCain “If you’re a food addict setting hard and fast rules is crucial but difficult.” - Michael McCain GET STARTED WITH THE KETO CHOW STARTER BUNDLE at JimmyLovesKetoChow.com In this episode, Jimmy speaks with a roofer and grandfather of 4 from Nebraska named Michael McCain who lost 110 pounds eating a keto/carnivore diet. But Mike would be the first person to tell you that the biggest change that has happened for him by choosing better nutrition isn’t the weight loss–it was his addiction first to painkillers and then to sugar. Tune in to hear this remarkable story about the death grip these addictions had on Mike’s life until he fortuitously found solace and healing from consuming a meat-based diet.
58 minutes | Sep 21, 2021
1764: Danyell Wallet Used Keto To Beat Her Diabetes Coming Off Her Medications
On today’s episode of the LLVLC Show, Jimmy welcomes Danyell Wallet to talk about how she used keto to beat diabetes and regain her health. “It’s hard to look inside yourself because you see all the skeletons that you have to deal with or else you’ll keep doing the same thing until you die inside.” - Danyell Wallet GET STARTED WITH THE KETO CHOW STARTER BUNDLE at JimmyLovesKetoChow.com In this episode, Jimmy speaks with an exuberant and lovely keto coach as well as fellow podcaster named Danyell Wallet who has quite the personal story of how she found the ketogenic diet. After years of suffering through the mainstream medical treatment of her Type 2 diabetes being put on so many prescription medications and some truly horrific diets, Danyell decided to do her own research and discovered carbohydrate-restriction as an effective means for controlling her disease. Check out this conversation between Jimmy and Danielle and you will see what a passionate advocate and defender of the keto diet for people with diabetes that she has become! In August of 2021, Danyell completed her Integrative Health Practitioner certification from the Integrative Health Practitioner Institute and is now helping clients from all over the world get their health back. Knowing that life doesn’t stop, she vows to continue her education to always have her finger on the pulse of the most updated research. Danyell believes in a whole body health approach where emotional unhealth, hormonal imbalances and chronic dis-eases are NOT the end to a person’s story.
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