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May 20, 2019
Out of Control Addiction & The Ketogenic Diet
Matthews Crews shares his experience and provides helpful resources on overcomes food, alcohol and pornography addiction with the help of nutrient dense ketogenic lifestyle and a carnivore diet. Follow @carnivorecrews to follow more on his story!  Follow @ketogenicgirl on instagram for the latest posts and show updates. Try my NEW Phase 2 Higher Protein Keto Plans: https://www.ketogenicgirl.com/products/pre-order-brand-new-phase-2-plans-for-the-28-day-challenge-members
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64 min
May 15, 2019
How to End Self Sabotage & Get Lasting Results
This episode is all about self sabotage and effective strategies to put an end to it for lasting results! Follow @ketogenicgirl on instagram Try my NEW Phase 2 Higher Protein Keto Plans: https://www.ketogenicgirl.com/products/pre-order-brand-new-phase-2-plans-for-the-28-day-challenge-members Get Your Free e-Book on starting keto: https://www.ketogenicgirl.com/pages/free-ebook
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25 min
May 14, 2019
Estrogeneration: How Estrogenics Are Making You Fat, Sick, and Infertile with Dr. Anthony Jay
Estrogeneration: How Estrogenics Are Making You Fat, Sick, and Infertile is the topic of today’s podscast with Dr. Anthony Jay. In his book, Anthony Jay, biochemistry Ph.D. and President of an international medical non-profit, offers a clear and fascinating look at: -Top Everyday Estrogenics -How Estrogenics “Feminize” Males, Estrogenic Avoidance Plans -Specific Food/Water Estrogenic Numbers -The US and EU Legal Status of Estrogenics -New Epigenetics Discoveries
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58 min
May 10, 2019
How I Fast for Autophagy
This episode is all about autophagy and fasting for the benefits from supporting cellular cleansing. -Autophagy and the mechanisms and benefits -How I do extended fasts -Fasting and feasting cycles; feasting on nutrient dense foods & fasting between meals is an optimal approach to optimizing for a healthy life  Try my NEW Phase 2 Higher Protein Keto Plans: https://www.ketogenicgirl.com/products/pre-order-brand-new-phase-2-plans-for-the-28-day-challenge-members
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21 min
May 7, 2019
The Skinny on Fasting for Autophagy
This episode is all about autophagy and fasting for the benefits from supporting cellular cleansing. Seasonal fasting for metabolic autophagy, intermittent fasting practices. Main topics covered: -Intermittent fasting and having a daily eating window -Women can fast, too! The double standard with men and women when it comes to extended fasting -Seasonal fasting practices -Autophagy and the mechanisms and benefits -Fasting and feasting cycles
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44 min
May 6, 2019
Dr. Ken Berry: Keto Is THE Proper Human Diet
Dr. Ken Berry joins us again today! He is one of the most passionate MD's out there on a mission to stem the tide of diabetes and non infectious disease with keto! -The benefits of lowered inflammation from keto and low carb -Why Dr. Berry calls SAD the Stupid American Diet -Keto tips for beginners -Eating dairy on keto -Electrolytes on keto -Is the landscape of modern medicine actually changing in the approach to nutritional recommendations?
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76 min
May 2, 2019
Keto for Women: Supercharge Your Results by Timing Your Cycle
This episode is all about the best time to of your monthly cycle to try a new diet due to the different hormone levels in both phases of your monthly cycle. Higher estrogen will boost willpower and positivity when starting a new meal plan or diet; on the flipside, it is helpful to know when not to start a new program, such as when cravings for high carb comfort foods might be higher. Timing your cycle in this way can be helpful if you are starting keto, or starting a new habit on your low carb!
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26 min
May 1, 2019
Keto Coffee Talk: Your Most Asked Keto Questions
This is a special episode of Fast Keto called Keto Coffee with Vanessa! Questions covered: -Getting macros correct for your body. -Do you add healthy carbs prior your period? -Should you bring yourself in and out of ketosis? -Should you add some ancestral food rotations on a yearly or monthly basis? -Can you feel when your body is in keto? -Alternatives to breakfasts? -Dry skin on my face I drink plenty water any advice? -Going to the bathroom. -Eating Carnivore vs Keto?
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70 min
April 29, 2019
Eating 5,700+ Calories Keto A Day Keto for 21 Days: Sam Feltham's Diet Experiments
I have always wanted to ask Sam Feltham all about his food challenges, especially how he ate over 5,700 calories for 21 days doing a keto diet. He also repeated this challenge with a high carb diet, and then ate 3,500 calories a day for maintenance. All of the results were not what the calories in, calories out model and exemplify the metabolic advantage of low carbohydrate diets! Tune in to hear all about Sam's experiments and his work with the PHCUK. Tickets & More Info: https://phcuk.org/
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61 min
April 26, 2019
Reclaiming Intuitive Eating with Keto
This latest episode of Fast Keto is all about #intuitiveeatingand how keto helped me restore my body’s hormonal signalling for hunger and fullness. In the episode I cover a definition of intuitive eating, 4 different aspects of the definition, and some of the basic biochemistry behind peptide and steroid hormones and how a nutrient dense ketogenic or low carb diet can support proper hormone function and signalling.
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33 min
April 22, 2019
Real Talk with Leanne Vogel
This episode is like a warm cup of keto coffee with one of our favorite guests, Leanne Vogel from Healthful Pursuit! We talk about all kinds of pertinent keto lifestyle related topics, including: -Keto creamers and what's in our mugs, kinds of decaf coffee, how Leanne has personally evolved her keto from 5 years ago to now, "Keto crotch" misinformation, adaptogens, testing for ketosis & why it's optional, monthly cycles and shame, hormonal health, connecting with your body & much more!
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61 min
April 16, 2019
Dr Paul Saladino: Nose to Tail Carnivore & Meat Based Ancestral Eating
This episode is with Dr. Paul Saladino, an MD who recently experienced a dramatic health transformation from going on a meat based zero carb a.k.a carnivore diet. The importance of eating nose to tail if one is eating a meat based diet, to maximize the nutrient density of the diet. Some of the topics covered: -Nose to Tail Carnivore: The basics -How Dr. Saladino found Keto improving his skin issues and eczema  -Ancestral diets and anthropological studies -Consuming higher protein and gluconeogenesis
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86 min
April 15, 2019
How To Burn Fat for Fuel with Keto & Intermittent Fasting
This is a special episode part of a new series covering the fundamentals behind the biochemical processes involved in our metabolism and how it relates to keto. Keto is defined by the process of ketogenesis which is achieved via starch control, or controlling for carbohydrate intake. In this episode Vanessa shares about Intermittent Eating or Intermittent Fasting, having a daily eating window and how it relates back to glucagon and the absorptive and postabsorptive state. https://www.ketogenicgirl.com
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41 min
April 9, 2019
Food cravings, Portion Control and Hunger Hormones with Dr. John Limansky
This is a great episode focused on what your greatest challenges on keto are! Based on your feedback we pulled some key themes, such as food cravings, portion control and delve into the hunger and satiety hormones, amino acids and more with the biohacking doctor Dr. John Limansky! Try my NEW Phase 2 Keto Plans: https://www.ketogenicgirl.com/products/pre-order-brand-new-phase-2-plans-for-the-28-day-challenge-members Get Your Free e-Book on starting keto: https://www.ketogenicgirl.com/pages/free-ebook
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69 min
April 6, 2019
Top 6 Tips for Keto Travel
KETO TRAVEL STRESS? I used to get stressed out by the thought of staying keto and on track with my health goals with travel and holidays and even social gatherings. Today’s episode of Fast Keto is about my top 6 tips for travel on keto and low carb! I just returned from 2.5 weeks of travel in Southeast Asia and talk about some of the best ways to make travelling, as well as attending social gatherings or eating out at restaurants easy and stress free! I hope you enjoy the episode and leave me any comments
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47 min
March 31, 2019
How I Lost 120+ lbs with Simple Keto - Best of Fast Keto
Join Vanessa the Ketogenic Girl for this inspiring episode as she speaks with Best Selling author and keto Youtuber Suzanne Ryan, also known as Keto Karma! Suzanne lost over 120 lbs following a simple approach to a ketogenic diet. She just released a brand new book entitled Simply Keto and on this episode we discuss how she lost over 120 pounds keeping keto as simple as possible, how she follows keto and makes it work as a mom and wife to her husband!
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60 min
March 17, 2019
Youth Secrets with Dr. Ali on Low Carb & Keto
-How low carb and keto diets significantly reduce cellular ageing -Specific topical agents for optimizing youthful skin -The 3 main scientific mechanisms WHY keto and low carb diets are so effective at looking and feeling younger and staying young -Specific supplements for skin anti ageing and taking years off your skin and face -How fructose is not measurable by blood glucose testing which is why is it confused as a health food
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76 min
March 14, 2019
Craig Emmerich on Fat Burning with Oxidative Priority
This episode is featuring Craig Emmerich! We cover some great topics such as: -Oxidative priority and how the body prioritizes burning different alcohol, ketones, carbohydrates and fat as fuels  -How Craig and Maria and their family live their Keto and keto carnivore lifestyle -How to maximize fat loss and weight loss with becoming a fat burner on keto and mobilize stored fat for energy -Optimizing body composition with low carb and keto Try my meal plans: https://www.ketogenicgirl.com/
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74 min
March 10, 2019
Your Keto Questions Part 2: Maximizing Fat Loss, Carnivore Back to Keto, Elimination Diets , Sweeteners and more!
This is part 2 of 2 of a Question & Answer Episode by Vanessa Spina on: -The best dark chocolate -How to test blood glucose and ketones -Hair loss on keto, why and how to correct it -How to maximize fat loss and weight loss becoming a fat burner on keto -Sweeteners, fat loss and ketosis -Elimination diets to reduce bloating & indigestion -Nightshades, fodmap, oxalate or cruciferous plant foods -Carnivore back to keto or keto carnivore And much more!
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64 min
March 6, 2019
Is Sugar a Drug, Food Addiction & Your Keto Questions
This is a Question & Answer Episode by Vanessa Spina We cover: -What is the definition of a keto diet -How to avoid getting stuck in keto flu or fatigue -Is sugar is a drug? -How to quit sugar -Hair loss on Keto and how to prevent or stop it  -Is protein hard on the body or kidneys?  And much more! Try my NEW Phase 2 Higher Protein Keto Plans: https://www.ketogenicgirl.com/products/pre-order-brand-new-phase-2-plans-for-the-28-day-challenge-members
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70 min
February 27, 2019
Fat Fueled Fitness Science with Martina Johansson
This is one of my all time favorite episodes of Fast Keto - it is JAM PACKED full of insight rom Martina! She is a accomplished author, keto blogger and fitness biohacker pursuing her Ph. D in biochemistry. We cover being a fitness competitor on Keto, optimizing for low body fat and muscle tone, looking youthful with all the hormones from cholesterol intake on keto, carnivore experimenting, ketosis with a higher protein intake, satiety with nutrient density and eating raw foods and SO much more!!
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71 min
February 21, 2019
Exercising on Keto for Muscle Tone & Fitness
Exercising on Keto for Muscle Tone & Fitness with Bill Karalash! Maverick Strength & Fitness: https://msf28dayweightlosslab.maverickstrengthandfitness.com/ Try my NEW Phase 2 Higher Protein Keto Plans: https://www.ketogenicgirl.com/products/pre-order-brand-new-phase-2-plans-for-the-28-day-challenge-members
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67 min
February 14, 2019
Responsible Fasting, Autophagy & Fat Burning Biohacks with Dr. John Limansky
This interview is featuring Dr. John Limansky, MD and is all about biohacking such as cold immersion, fasting, autophagy, and more! Try my NEW Phase 2 Higher Protein Keto Plans: https://www.ketogenicgirl.com/products/pre-order-brand-new-phase-2-plans-for-the-28-day-challenge-members Get Your Free e-Book on starting keto: https://www.ketogenicgirl.com/pages/free-ebook Click here to get your free offer with purchase* : www.butcherbox.com/fastketo  *DISCLAIMER: ButcherBox is a paid sponsor
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76 min
February 6, 2019
Chasing Results, Not Ketones for Keto Gains
This interview is featuring Luis Villasenor, founder of Keto Gains! We talk all about the philosophy of Keto Gains, which is "Chase Ketones, Not Results". We talk about how to optimize fat loss and body composition through eating a higher than usual protein on keto, how to determining your protein intake, the best exercises with the most impact for beginners, as well a Luis' personal story from being an overweight teen and young adult to attaining incredible physique and health!
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70 min
February 2, 2019
The Top 10 Biggest Keto Mistakes!
Keto Basics for Beginners: The Top 10 Mistakes on Keto! This episode covers all the mistakes on keto I made so that you don't have to make them too and get faster results! Featuring special guests and low carb experts Hanna Boethius and Bitte Bjorkman, founders of the Low Carb Universe events!  FLASH SALE ON KETO LADIES!  From today (1st February) at 12:00 PM CET to February 3 you get 25% off the ticket price when entering code 'AllTheKetoLadies' at checkout! Join here: bit.ly/ketoladies
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63 min
January 25, 2019
Keto Basics for Beginners: Become a Fat Burning Machine!
Keto Basics for Beginners: Become a Fat Burning Machine! This episode covers controlling starches, intermittent fasting, and eating higher protein on keto to burn more fat! Watch the videos from this podcast here: Try my NEW Phase 2 Higher Protein Keto Plans: https://www.ketogenicgirl.com/ Get Your Free e-Book on starting keto: https://www.ketogenicgirl.com/pages/free-ebook
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16 min
January 21, 2019
Balanced Bites & Practical Paleo Creator Diane Sanfilippo
This episode’s guest is Diane Sanfilippo! Diane and Vanessa discuss her journey from writing Practical Paleo to wanting to add her voice to the keto space. We cover the best approaches to keto in terms of protein intake, metabolic health, going from no dairy paleo to eating dairy on keto, sheep and goat dairy vs. cow's dairy, adjusting keto for fat loss, dealing with hunger during weight loss, food quality and evolving from "dirty keto," the best kinds of exercise for keto, and more!
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71 min
January 15, 2019
Keto Catfight?! Jillian Michaels Does Not Understand Keto or Biochemistry
My rebuttal to Jillian Michaels false facts with the real science behind KETO and low carb and why it is scientifically supported by science and biochemistry. VIDEO on Youtube: https://youtu.be/er05rydVvtA Try my NEW Phase 2 Higher Protein Keto Plans: https://www.ketogenicgirl.com/products/pre-order-brand-new-phase-2-plans-for-the-28-day-challenge-members Get Your Free e-Book on starting keto: https://www.ketogenicgirl.com/pages/free-ebook
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10 min
January 9, 2019
Leanne Vogel on Keto, Hormone Health & Body Acceptance
Leanne Vogel is back on Fast Keto today to talk all about body acceptance, what it is, her personal journey with keto and body acceptance, how she has evolved her keto from when she first started to now, and hormone health: what it is and how to optimize it!  Try my NEW Phase 2 Higher Protein Keto Plans: https://www.ketogenicgirl.com/products/pre-order-brand-new-phase-2-plans-for-the-28-day-challenge-members
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51 min
January 4, 2019
Level Up Your Mental Game For Fat Loss that Lasts
There is FAT LOSS and then there is LASTING FAT LOSS. I know the difference well from experiencing it over the years. The fat loss that counts is the one that lasts because you’ve created a new life for yourself where the old requirement for coping with eating no longer exists. There is so much more that goes into weight loss to make it lasting than just eating the right foods, such as sustainability and life changes and your mental game.
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54 min
December 30, 2018
Your Top Keto Questions on Fat Loss, Macros, Strong Hair & More!
Your Top Keto Questions on Fat Loss, Macros, Strong Hair & More! This episode is a special holiday episode as my HOLIDAY GIFT to YOU and it is all about your top Keto Questions! Some of the questions: -Can too many green vegetables kick you out of ketosis? -How to get your fat and protein macros in line for best fat loss -Brittle hair or hair loss on keto, getting strong hair and nails -Do you have to "hit your fat macros"? -How to calculate macros for carnivore keto And much more!!!
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49 min
December 21, 2018
How to Optimize Your Metabolic Health with Movement
This is a video podcast version of Fast Keto with the fitness explorer, Darryl Edwards! We talk all about how to get more good feeling movement into our lives for optimal health! Head over to Youtube to watch the video version of it! Darryl discusses play, movement and health at PrimalPlay.com. @fitnessexplorer Try my NEW Phase 2 Higher Protein Keto Plans: https://www.ketogenicgirl.com/products/pre-order-brand-new-phase-2-plans-for-the-28-day-challenge-members
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72 min
December 12, 2018
Accelerated Fat Loss on Keto with Maria Emmerich
This is hands down one of my favorite episodes of Fast Keto! Maria Emmerich joins us today to talk about ways to get the MOST results on keto! We talk about how she has evolved her keto over the years personally and so many keto life hacks and tops from the prolific author herself! Some of the topics we covered together: -How to do keto for fat loss primarily -How to do keto to quit sugar addiction -Figuring out your exact macros based on your goals (see link below) -How to do keto...
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71 min
December 9, 2018
Burn More Fat with Higher Protein Keto
This is a special micro episode of Fast Keto! It is all about how I have been finding so much success with burning more fat, building more muscle mass and bone density with a higher protein intake, moderating my fat intake and controlling for starches. Let me know what you think of this micro episode format! Try my NEW Phase 2 Higher Protein Keto Plans: https://www.ketogenicgirl.com/products/pre-order-brand-new-phase-2-plans-for-the-28-day-challenge-members
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11 min
December 6, 2018
The Fat Fueled Keto Cyclist Sean Sakinofsky
Sean Sakinofsky, better known as Sean SaKO is the founder of SaKO7 apparel and is widely known for his social media influence in the cycling world. Unlike the majority of cyclists Sean follows the Ketogenic diet and has been reaping the benefits of the Keto diet for the past 5 years. Get Your Free e-Book: https://www.ketogenicgirl.com/pages/free-ebook The 28 Day Challenge with the HOLIDAY GIFT CODE: HOLIDAYGIFTSPECIAL2018 https://www.ketogenicgirl.com/discount/HOLIDAYGIFTSPECIAL2018
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65 min
November 30, 2018
Keto Fat Loss Tips with Dr. Eric Westman
Dr. Eric Westman has over 20 years of experience in successfully treating patients with a low carb protocol. This is one of my favorite episodes, and it was an honor to have Dr. Westman on Fast Keto today! We discuss how to make keto simple, easy, and following keto and low carb for fat loss and optimal health!  https://healclinics.com/ Get Your Free e-Book on starting keto: https://www.ketogenicgirl.com/pages/free-ebook
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76 min
November 29, 2018
Low Carb, High Health: Creating A Magical Low Carb Universe
A fun recap episode of the Low Carb Universe event in Mallorca! Hosted by Vanessa Spina and featuring diabetes expert Hanna Boethius! Hanna and Vanessa share their top highlights of the event, take-aways and lessons from the presentations and insights! LCU: https://lcu18.thelowcarbuniverse.com/ Get Your Free e-Book on starting keto: https://www.ketogenicgirl.com/pages/free-ebook The 28 Day Challenge: https://www.ketogenicgirl.com/pages/28-day-keto-challenge
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70 min
November 23, 2018
What Nobody Tells You About Implants
This is a special bonus episode featuring nutritional therapist and PCOS expert Ximena @thefunctionalforce. We are discussing the toxic effects of implants and what kind of effect they can have on the immune system. Awareness of implant illness is being raised by courageous people such as Ximena who are speaking out about the very real health risks of getting implants why she recently chose to have explant surgery. Your Free e-Book on starting keto: https://www.ketogenicgirl.com/pages/free-ebook
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59 min
November 21, 2018
Hormones, Kids and Keto with Ali Miller, RD
Today's episode is all about women's hormones and keto, and questions about keto and supplements for pregancy, breastfeeding, labor and recovery, weening babies onto food and raising todlers! Ali Miller is a registered dietitian with a tremendous amount of experience and knowledge and it is always a treat to have her on with us! Some of the links mentioned in this episode: www.alimillerRD.com
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83 min
November 14, 2018
The Real Truth About Fiber & Cholesterol with Dr. Paul Mason
Drag your stool closer for this very regular (or irregular) episode of Fast Keto! Dr. Paul Mason is a brilliant doctor who is doing groundbreaking work on the truth behind fiber, a unifying theory on cholesterol, and salt intake. A must listen episode!
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74 min
November 7, 2018
Keto Trends: What is Coming Next with Jimmy Moore & Christine Moore
This episode was an absolute BLAST to to record this episode with the legendary Jimmy Moore and his wife Christine Moore! We had SO much fun recording and geeking out on all things KETO, including the next coming trend in the keto space, the best biohacks for fat burning, the best ways to support gut health, the carnivore diet, and SO much more! We also got to chat all about their BRAND new book, Real Food Keto!!  Link to order Real Food Keto: http://www.realfoodketo.com/
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54 min
November 2, 2018
All The Fasting Answers with Megan Ramos
Megan Ramos is back! The Fasting expert joins us again today, to talk all of the fasting things! We discuss the latest way she is implementing fasting in her life, what she has found is really working well for her, the best fasting regimen for fat loss, time restricted eating, should women fast or not, does cream in coffee break your fast, electrolytes, how intermittent fasting and higher fat can help with hormonal balance, and so much more! Join us for an episode on all your top questions about fasting!
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64 min
October 26, 2018
Keto Coffee: Your Questions & Answers with Vanessa Spina
Welcome to Fast Keto Episode 45, Keto Coffee! A new Q&A format: Keto Coffee with Vanessa Spina. Some of today's questions: 1. Which supplements do you take? 2. Yoghurt on keto? 3. Can you drink alcohol and stay in ketosis? 4. How do you make the best coffee? 5. Will gelatin/colagen break my fast? 6.How many carbs should i have per meal? 7. Can you have roasted pumpkin seeds and stay in ketosis? 8. What is your favorite keto breakfast? 9. Do your meal plans cater to men as well as women?
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38 min
October 17, 2018
Gaining Health by Becoming a Ketogenic Girl
Welcome to Fast Keto Episode 44! This is a really fun episode, with Aaron Day interviewing our host, Vanessa Spina! A great discussion about Vanessa's story, making keto work for you long term, most common mistakes made, eating dairy or not, optimizing fat loss, the ideal time to test for ketosis, how Vanessa has evolved her keto, why running is the worst exercise for lowering the body's fat percentage and block fat burning, an amazingly keto pasta hack, the best boosted coffee and much more!
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66 min
October 2, 2018
Dr. Limansky on Eating High Protein, Amino Acids and Optimizing Fat Loss
This episode is with our regular guest, Doctor John Limansky the biohacking doctor of BiohackMD.com! Today John and Vanessa discuss eating a high protein diet to achieve ketosis and optimize fat burning, the different amino acids profiles in protein and much more! We review my recent high protein experiment and results, John's own high protein experiment, recent egg fast and upcoming 3 week carnivore, zero carb diet! A must listen episode for broadening your knowledge of fat burning with a ketogenic diet.
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62 min
September 27, 2018
My High Protein, Carnivore/Zero Carb Results
This is a special solocast episode to summarize my recent high protein, zero carb/carnivore experiment! I talk about why I wanted to do, what I experienced, my results and what I learned about it. I also talk about how I have been evolving my keto since experimenting with zero carb since the Spring.  Link to the free ebook: https://www.ketogenicgirl.com/pages/free-ebook Link to the 28 Day Ketogenic Girl Challenge: https://www.ketogenicgirl.com/pages/28-day-keto-challenge
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22 min
September 25, 2018
Perfecting Ketones, Carnivore & Protein with Dr. Anthony Gustin
This episode is featuring Dr. Anthony Gustin! Vanessa and Dr. Gustin geek out on ketosis, living a ketogenic lifestyle, their recent carnivore experiments and what they each learned from doing zero carb diets and evolving their keto lifestyles. The 28 Day Challenge: www.ketogenicgirl.com Dr. Anthony Gustin: http://www.dranthonygustin.com/about-dr-anthony-gustin/
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54 min
September 18, 2018
The Human Keto Advantage with Amber O'Hearn
This episode is packed full of amazing facts on ketosis that will blow your mind! There are so many advantages to being able to live a ketogenic lifestyle, either full time in nutritional ketosis, or just having the metabolic flexibility to burn both glucose and ketones for fuel, instead of just glucose. Amber & I dive deep into the impact of keto on brain size and development, weaning babies onto meat, how humans return quicker to the fasted state on keto diet than on a high carb diet, & much more!
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61 min
September 13, 2018
A Doctor's Tips on the Ketogenic Lifestyle with Dr. Will Cole
Dr. Will Cole is a passionate functional medicine practitioner and has a wealth of knowledge on living a ketogenic lifestyle! Vanessa and Dr. Cole today explore what it means to be a Ketotarian and how anyone can do keto whether they are carnivore, vegetarian or vegan. He shares some great tips on his favorite plant based protein sources and fats, and useful tips for anyone wanting to incorporate more plant based meals. Also discussed are Dr. Cole's opinions on the carnivore diet, eating red meat, and more!
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55 min
September 3, 2018
Gretchen Rubin: Happier with Low Carb
Ever wondered about your personality type and how to make following a healthy lifestyle easier for you? NY Times Best Selling author Gretchen Rubin is joining us to talk about her book the Four Tendencies: Upholder, Obliger, Questioner & Rebel. Which one are you? How can you make the most of your personal tendencies to get to your health goals faster? Plus, Gretchen has been following a low carb diet herself for several years, so chat about her love of Low Carb and how to make it work with a busy schedule!
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58 min
August 30, 2018
Keto for Fat Burning, Boosting Metabolism and Muscle with Dr Ben Bikman
Did you know ketones have a caloric value?! Hold onto your hats, buckle your seatbelt for this wild ride into the land of ketosis and the science of fat burning, metabolism and muscle boosting effects from ketones! Vanessa and Dr. Ben Bikman do a deep dive today on brown fat, how to activate brown fat, how keto lowers insulin so that the metabolism can be boosted, how ketones can enhance mitochondrial biogenesis in the brain, muscle and fat tissues and much more including actual caloric value of ketones!
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69 min
August 27, 2018
Losing 50+ LBS & Crushing Keto Cookbooks
Join Vanessa and Kyndra (a.k.a PeaceLoveAndLowCarb) today as they delve into all kinds of fun topics about keto including how to order food low carb at restaurants, what really goes on in the kitchen with substitutions, how to grill the perfect steak at home, and much more including her personal journey to keto and weight loss and running a food blog based business with over 4 cookbooks!
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63 min
August 23, 2018
Fasting for Metabolic Health with Dr. Nadia Pateguana
This episode is all about fasting and keto! Featuring fasting educator Dr. Nadia Pateguana from Dr. Jason Fung and Megan Ramos' Intensive Dietary Management (IDM) program. Vanessa and Dr. Pateguana discuss the fasting protocols and how they can improve metabolic health by lowering insulin. They discuss various applications of fasting including time restricted eating and the best times to eat in the day to avoid insulin spikes. Dr. Nadia also specializes in working with women with PCOS and fertility.
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52 min
August 16, 2018
130 LBS Lost with Keto and then 8+ Years of a Carnivore Zero Carb Lifestyle
Kelly Hogan has been on a zero carb, carnivore lifestyle for 8+ years, a total of 9 years this October. She lost 130 lbs following a low carb or ketogenic diet for 5 years, and then eventually reduced carbs to zero in order to relieve carb cravings and food addiction that she was dealing with. Vanessa and Kelly discuss her story in full as well as how good it is to eat high fat foods, tuning into your body and listening to it, how Kelly eats daily on her zero carb, carnivore diet, and so much more!
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58 min
August 14, 2018
Relieving Anxiety with Gut Health & Keto
Today's episode features Ali Miller and her brand new book, The Anti-Anxiety Diet - coming out next week! Vanessa and Ali talk about the connection between anxiety and gut health and some of the best methods to support the integrity of the gut lining to help with leaky gut and how it all connects back to anxiety. Ali has a similar whole foods based approach and they talk about sweeteners and keto and the gut, and so many aspects of mood and feeling calm and serene and how to optimize this through diet.
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58 min
August 7, 2018
Food Lies & Food Heroes: A New Film by Brian Sanders
Food Lies & Food Heroes: A New Film by Brian Sanders Check out the indigogo campaign at https://www.indiegogo.com/projects/food-lies-film#/ www.ketogenicgirl.com
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39 min
August 6, 2018
My 30 Day+ Carnivore Zero Carb Experiment
This episode is part 1 of 2 in sharing my experience doing a carnivore diet. I talk about why I did carnivore/zero carb, how I did it, how I ate on it, what I learned, the best aspects of it, and how I am adapting my ketogenic diet based on what I learned from doing it. I also focus in on carnivore for eliminating cravings, what causes cravings, how to get rid of them completely, and I talk about fat loss and lack of fiber on zero carb. Episode 2 of 2 will be out next week answering all of your questions
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45 min
July 31, 2018
Strict Carnivore Diet for Arthritis, Depression & Fat Loss with Mikhaila Peterson
Mikhaila Peterson has had quite a journey to health. Her father, Jordan Peterson has spoken about his Carnivore diet for anxiety on the Joe Rogan Podcast, and he found it through his daughter's discovery of it. She had suffered since a very young age with crippling health conditions including rheumatoid arthritis, chronic pain, depression and many more symptoms which were improved considerably from a strict carnivore diet. Vanessa and Mikhaila do a deep dive on her zero carb diet and journey back to health.
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65 min
July 24, 2018
Lowering Fat for Fat Loss with Amy Berger
On today's episode we talk about optimizing fat loss, health, disease prevention, her approach to low carb and keto as a nutritionist and Amy's fantastic book The Alzheimer's Antidote and so much more! Amy Berger, MS, CNS, NTP, is a USAF veteran, Certified Nutrition Specialist and Nutritional Therapy Practitioner who specializes in using low-carbohydrate nutrition to help people reclaim their vitality through eating delicious foods, and that getting and staying well can be done just eating less carbs!
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56 min
July 16, 2018
How Leanne Vogel Lives Her Best Keto Life
In this episode, Leanne shares with us exactly how she personally does keto for herself, how she eats, her approach and thoughts on fasting, how she has evolved her keto diet over the years from all she has learned podcasting and writing her book, "Carb Ups" (a term she coined), how "carbing up" works and why it can help break a stall, eating grass-fed and grass finished meat or not, and how she sets nutrition goals for herself (hint: she doesn't), and SO MUCH MORE! Tune in to hear all of the keto things!
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50 min
July 14, 2018
Top Ketogenic Resources for Brain Cancer, Epilepsy & More: KetoCon 2018 Stories Panel Featuring Vanessa Spina, Shawn Mynar, Gillian Szollos, Jade Nelson, Alison Gannett, Carrie Brown
Rich in ketogenic tools and resources, this episode features Top Ketogenic Resources for Brain Cancer, Epilepsy & More. The Ketocon 2018 Panel Featuring Vanessa Spina, Shawn Mynar, Gillian Szollos, Jade Nelson, Alison Gannett, Carrie Brown. Originally aired on the Ketovangelist podcast. Finding a Keto doctor mentioned by Alison: www.integrativemedicine.com www.functionalmedicine.com
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73 min
July 10, 2018
How to Find Your Keto with Shawn Mynar, NTP
This is a really FUN and insightful episode with special guest Shawn Mynar, NTP and host of the Keto Show for Women! Vanessa and Shawn discuss emotional eating, eliminating cravings with regular blood sugar, intuitive eating, doing keto properly to balance female hormones, eating more instead of restricting as well as Shawn's personal journey from a body building competitor  and how she went from restrictive dieting to whole foods keto. Plus her tips on how women can build and maximizing strength!
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64 min
July 5, 2018
Deeper Ketosis & Fat Burning with the Biohacking Keto Doc
This is an AWESOME, POWER PACKED episode all about getting deeper into ketosis! Join me and biohacking keto doctor Dr. John Limansky as we discuss using collagen in your coffee and why this is an awesome health hack, his opinion on the carnivore diet & the leaky gut connection, the advantages of consuming a higher fat ratio, my 30 day carnivore trial, eating more protein on keto and why we both have been doing that, circadian rhythms and time restricted eating and more!
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74 min
July 4, 2018
How to Do Elimination Diets with Cristina Curp
Auto immune reactions? This episode is a MUST-LISTEN if you have ever had any autoimmune conditions, symptoms, or any lingering health issues you haven't been able to successfully treat from traditional medicine and are interested in healing your body through nutritional interventions. Cristina Curp, former chef and blogger on the autoimmune protocol (AIP) with a paleo/keto twist, joins us today to explain exactly what AIP is, how do properly do elimination protocols, and how to re-introduce foods
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53 min
June 29, 2018
Top Keto Tools with Dr. Ryan Lowery
'Protein-Ups', intermittent fasting, calorie cycling, carnivore diet, and SO MUCH MORE! This episode is all about optimizing cognitive function & body composition with ketosis! Author and speaker Dr. Ryan Lowery shares his favorite keto tools, and we dive deep into all of them and how to integrate them into your keto lifestyle!  More at www.ketogenicgirl.com
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61 min
June 27, 2018
How Fat Loss & Stable Mood Led to 9 Years on Carnivore with Amber O'Hearn
Amber O’Hearn has been following a carnivore diet for 9 years. She is a data scientist and has been studying and experimenting with ketogenic diets since 1997, and more recently writing and speaking about her findings. Her review on the evolutionary appropriateness and benefit of weaning babies onto a meat-based, high fat, low carb diet, was included as testimony defending Tim Noakes in his recent trial. Amber continues her research into diet and both autoimmune and mental health conditions.
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69 min
June 20, 2018
How to Optimize Your Thyroid with Elle Russ
Elle Russ is the best-selling author of The Paleo Thyroid Solution (with in-depth commentary by a functional MD), & the main host of Mark Sisson's Primal Blueprint Podcast. Today we talk all things thyroid and how to optimize your thyroid function to have vibrant energy, easy fat loss, mental clarity, loss of over-sensitivity, clear skin, endurance in the gym, great digestion, happiness, and joy!
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65 min
June 11, 2018
How I Improved my Thyroid, Lost The Weight & Got my Energy with Keto
More ENERGY, weight loss, and food freedom? Have an under-active thyroid? Curious to learn more about how Keto can increase energy, break through weight loss resistance and SO MUCH MORE? This latest episode with the founder of one of the largest Ketogenic diet resources online, Ketodietapp.com Martina Slajerova shares her story of healing her autoimmune hashimotos with a low carb and Keto diet! Tune in to hear her inspiring story and how she eats Keto now and her advice for anyone with thyroid conditions!
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48 min
June 7, 2018
Dr Shawn Baker the Carnivore Surgeon
Dr. Shawn Baker joins us today to talk about his Zero Carb, Carnivorous diet which he has been following for the past 19 months. We talk about the remarkable results and the key benefits he has gained from trying it out including healing his tendonitis he had for over a decade within several weeks. We discuss everything including eating excessive fiber & elimination on carnivore, his theories on why carnivore had become the optimal diet for himself and some others. A fascinating, MUST LISTEN episode!
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69 min
June 1, 2018
Turn on Your Brain & Supercharge Your Body with Keto
Celebrated ketogenic nutritionist and best selling author, Leanne Vogel is here sharing major insight in the pursuit of health. Vanessa Spina, the Ketogenic Girl, and Leanne talk all about how to turn your brain on, heal and balance your hormones, "Carb Ups" and how they work and played a huge role for Leanne, and even the carnivore diet! Leanne has made it her mission to serve up keto free videos, The Keto Diet Podcast, recipes and keto-friendly resources on her blog, healthfulpursuit.com.
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80 min
May 25, 2018
Prioritizing Protein, Eating Weird Food & Time Restricted Eating
This may be one of the most important episodes regarding protein intake on a ketogenic lifestyle! This episode features Dr. Benjamin Bikman, an expert in metabolic disorder research. He has so much insight on the effect of protein on insulin and glucagon on a low carb diet and how different it is on our physiology then when consuming protein on a Standard American Diet (SAD) or high carb diets. We explore optimal fat burning, prioritizing protein intake, time restricted eating, and eating weird food!
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73 min
May 24, 2018
Breaking Free of Perpetual Dieting with Real Food Keto
This week's episode is a special feature BONUS episode discussing my story breaking free from dieting and chronic cardio on a high carb low to no fat diet vegetarian diet to finding health, food peace and freedom with a nourishing, real food ketogenic diet. This episode is an interview from the Ketovangelist podcast with Brian Williamson.
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68 min
May 18, 2018
My Carnivore Diet Experiment Results
SPECIAL BONUS PODCAST EPISODE DROPPING TODAY! My 7 day Carnivore Keto experiment results and observations! Join me, Vanessa Spina the Ketogenic Girl, and special guest - biohacking Keto Dr John Limansky! We delve into the right amount of protein to eat on Keto, dispel gluconeogenesis myths, how blood glucose measuring is connected to metabolism and health what higher or lower ketones mean for efficient ketone & much more!! Plus a brand new segment called the biohacking Keto hack of the week!
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78 min
May 15, 2018
Out of Control Sugar Addiction & The Ketogenic Diet
Join Vanessa Spina the Ketogenic Girl this week as she speaks with Sugar Addiction specialist and registered nurse, Bitten Jonsson! They cover tons of topics including how sugar addiction develops, how it can be treated and cured, strategies for using a ketogenic diet to help with recovering from sugar addiction and avoiding relapse, and even the carnivore diet!
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78 min
May 11, 2018
Cutting Fat & Cravings with Carnivore Keto
Tune in this week as Vanessa a.k.a the Ketogenic Girl, and Danny Vega - KetoCounterCulture do a deep dive on the carnivore diet! They chat about my experience this week trying carnivore or zero carb, cutting fat, adapting carnivore to keto, fat burning in keto vs carnivore, living without any cravings for carbs, how carnivore can benefit a carb sensitive person and much more!
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64 min
May 3, 2018
A Doctor's Guide to Keto & Shedding Fat with a Carnivore Diet
Join Vanessa today talking to Dr. Ken Berry's best practices and tips for following a ketogenic lifestyle to revolutionize your health! We spoke about keto from a doctor's perspective and how he follows keto himself, including how he shifts between a carnivore diet to shed fat and goes back to keto as his main diet for maintenance. We discuss keto travel hacks, the best ways to build muscle, shed fat, and overall enhance your health so that you can pre-vent and in some cases reverse disease!
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87 min
April 27, 2018
Your Burning Ketogenic Diet Questions
This is a shorter episode solocast just answering some of the most popular questions that I get about Keto all about Keto- the basics of testing for ketosis, when to test and what to use, why diets and exercise do the opposite of generate weight loss and why Keto works so well to burn fat and get healthy as a lifestyle, the best way to get started with Keto as a beginner, and so much more!
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34 min
April 15, 2018
How I Lost 120+ lbs with Simple Keto
Join Vanessa the Ketogenic Girl for this inspiring episode as she speaks with Best Selling author and keto Youtuber Suzanne Ryan, also known as Keto Karma! Suzanne lost over 120 lbs following a simple approach to a ketogenic diet. She just released a brand new book entitled Simply Keto and on this episode we discuss how she lost over 120 pounds keeping keto as simple as possible, how she overcame food addiction to live an incredibly fulfilling life now sharing her journey to help others do the same!
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58 min
April 12, 2018
Optimize Your Keto Lifestyle With Biohacking Doctor John Limansky
This episode is one of the best to date and is a MUST listen! Join Vanessa and Dr. John Limansky, the bio-hacking doctor, to talk about the following hot topics in keto from a physician's perspective: protein thresholds, how to maximize fat loss, how to get excellent sleep, and other aspects of creating a well rounded keto lifestyle to maximize your health - the best forms of exercise for keto, managing light exposure, and stress reduction techniques that he recommends to his patients.
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60 min
April 6, 2018
Ketogenic Diets For Diabetes Management 101
Join Vanessa Spina and diabetes expert Hanna Boëthius as they discuss ketogenic diets for diabetes. Hanna has lived with Type 1 Diabetes as her constant companion for 33 years, and it was as if her whole life fell into place when she started eating low carb in 2011. Since her wake up call concerning lowering carb intake with regards to exogenous insulin, she has gained much of her health back, thanks to simply eating the right things and nutrients for her body.
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52 min
March 27, 2018
Reversing PCOS, Insulin Resistance & Infertility with Keto
This podcast is all things Keto and hormones! Vanessa speaks with hormone, PCOS and fertility expert Ximena DelaSerna and how powerful a keto diet can be for reversing PCOS, insulin resistance, restoring fertility, and optimizing your hormonal health and total health. Prepare to have all of your questions about PCOS, insulin resistance, fertility, estrogen dominance, and more answered in this fun and informative podcast!
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91 min
March 21, 2018
Finding Your Protein Threshold: The Key to Ketosis!
In this episode Vanessa explains why it is so important to moderate protein in ketosis and how to find your individual protein threshhold! Protein can be a great stimulus for fat burning however it must be consumed in the right amounts. Finding your protein threshold can be the key for you to get into ketosis and stay there, to heal your body and burn the most fat! Tune in to find out how!
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21 min
March 12, 2018
The Truth about the Maasai & Their Keto Diet
Join Vanessa this week to discuss the truth behind the African Ketogenic dieters known as the Maasai from her recent trip to meet them in Tanzania. Do they really eat keto and is their health truly that much better than their peers? Are they truly ketogenic dieters and what does the future hold for them? Also covered is the topic of caffeine on keto and to optimize restoring your body's insulin sensitivity, in this week's Fast Keto tip!
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17 min
March 4, 2018
Keto & Your Fat Burning Hormones
In this episode we focus on how to maximize fat burning in the body by understanding insulin, thyroid and adrenal hormones as well as the role of estrogen and growth hormone. We also explore why keto is so effective for fast and effective weight loss!
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27 min
February 11, 2018
Keto & Fasting 101
Join us for a great episode with the fasting queen Megan Ramos, program director of Intensive Dietary Management discussing all things fasting and keto with Vanessa Spina! Some of the core topics: -Intermittent fasts -Thyroid and fasting -Adrenal fatigue and fasting -Cancer and fasting/ketogenic therapies -Diabetes, gut microbiome, weight loss and so much more!
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81 min
February 5, 2018
Keto & Exercise 101
Join us on this fun episode exploring the ideal forms of exercise to complement a ketogenic lifestyle, as we explore key topics such as keeping cortisol low, restoring homeostasis in the body, how much protein to eat to build muscle, and much more!
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60 min
February 4, 2018
Ketogenic Diet: Inaugural Episode of Fast Keto!
Welcome to the inaugural episode of Fast Keto! A brief description of the format to expect from the show, and today's keto tip from Vanessa Spina! For more free resources, visit www.ketogenicgirl.com or look up @ketogenicgirl on instagram or The Ketogenic Girl on Facebook!
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14 min
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