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Ben Azadi, founder of Keto Kamp reveals everything you want to learn about intermittent fasting, the ketogenic diet, and cutting edge health tips and tricks so you can become the healthiest version of yourself. Discover how to cut through all the noise in the health and nutrition space so you can finally get the results you want, and keep them; whether its fat loss, more energy, better sleep, or focusing on general health and longevity. As a former obese man, Ben took his pain of being extremely unhealthy, and turned it into a purpose by transforming his health and now he is on a mission to educate 1 billion people. Ben brings you the thought leaders in the world of health, including Dr. Eric Berg, Ben Greenfield, Dr. Jason Fung, Dr. Will Cole, Mark Sisson, Dr. Ken Berry, Dr. Daniel Pompa, and many others. You'll discover everything you want to know about the keto diet, ketosis, paleo, fasting, intermittent fasting, block fasting, fasting mimicking diet, bulletproof fasting, dry fasting, water fasting, and everything that works (and doesn't work) to help you understand what is best for your unique body.

The Keto Kamp Podcast With Ben Azad‪i‬ Ben Azadi

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Ben Azadi, founder of Keto Kamp reveals everything you want to learn about intermittent fasting, the ketogenic diet, and cutting edge health tips and tricks so you can become the healthiest version of yourself. Discover how to cut through all the noise in the health and nutrition space so you can finally get the results you want, and keep them; whether its fat loss, more energy, better sleep, or focusing on general health and longevity. As a former obese man, Ben took his pain of being extremely unhealthy, and turned it into a purpose by transforming his health and now he is on a mission to educate 1 billion people. Ben brings you the thought leaders in the world of health, including Dr. Eric Berg, Ben Greenfield, Dr. Jason Fung, Dr. Will Cole, Mark Sisson, Dr. Ken Berry, Dr. Daniel Pompa, and many others. You'll discover everything you want to know about the keto diet, ketosis, paleo, fasting, intermittent fasting, block fasting, fasting mimicking diet, bulletproof fasting, dry fasting, water fasting, and everything that works (and doesn't work) to help you understand what is best for your unique body.

    Dr Jeff Matheson | Why the quality of your fats on keto matter! KKP: 237

    Dr Jeff Matheson | Why the quality of your fats on keto matter! KKP: 237

    Today, I am blessed to have here with me for the THIRD time Dr. Jeff Matheson. He is the co-founder of an all-natural migraine and headache centre, which promotes a non-narcotic approach to pain and headache management. Plus, Dr. Jeff Matheson is the co-founder and medical director of Pure Life Science.
    Dr. Jeff Matheson successfully practiced medicine in emergency departments across Canada and internationally, from Ontario, Newfoundland, and Abu Dhabi in the United Arab Emirates. He later was appointed Medical Director of Med-EmergInc in 1998, a company dedicated to staffing underserved hospitals in Canada.
    Dr. Matheson has traveled extensively throughout Europe, the Middle East, Africa, and South East Asia and well as Oceania. According to Dr. Matheson, “traveling is the best education!” Dr. Matheson is an enthusiastic believer, as well as being immersed in other cultures. Similarly, if one does not listen to patients, one won’t hear what is necessary to understand the patient’s problem, i.e., the patient’s “culture.”
    It is with this ability to listen and empathize with the patients that Dr. Matheson allows an accurate diagnosis and develop sustainable solutions, optimizing health, and patient outcomes. If a solution cannot be determined, resources will be dedicated, through the involvement of alternative care specialists, ascertaining the best possible treatment for the patient by trying to treat causes, not just manage symptoms.
    In this episode, Dr. Jeff Matheson dives straight into how our body will produce energy through our cell membranes. If someone lacks energy, they usually think they have a hormone problem, meaning they need to take more hormones. However, that's not the case. Dr. Jeff Matheson explains how our hormones require a delicate balance; adding exogenous hormones will push our bodies out of balance. Instead, think about making different nutritional decisions to fix any hormone irregularities. Later, we discuss why keto and fasting are great for our cells and why fish oils aren't so great for them. Tune in as we chat all about Pure Life Omegas.
    Pure Form Omega: https://purelifescience.com/products/pure-form-omega-natural (Use code: Ben4) Pure Form Omega Liquid: https://purelifescience.com/products/pure-form-omega-liquid (Use code: Ben3) [01:15] How Our Body Will Produce Energy
    We're made up of about 70 trillion cells. Our body is great at communication, not only within each organ but between organs. All this communication is done through the cell membranes. The cell membrane is the basic divide between the outside world and the inside world – that’s where the fundamental communication takes place. All hormonal issues boil down to unhealthy cell membranes.  
    [03:45] Hormones Aren’t That Simple
    Hormones need a delicate balance. If you start adding exogenous hormones into the system, you're going to push that system out of balance. How adding exogenous hormones into your body will affect you later on down the road is really difficult to predict. The whole hormonal cascade is extremely complex. When people correct their underlying nutritional issues, usually within six to nine months, they should be able to come off all exogenous hormones.  
    [06:25] Bad Things That Develop In Our Cells
    The problem that will affect people first is mitochondrial issues. The mitochondria is a very high-energy place, it's supposed to produce lots of energy, but it can be screwed up fairly easily. The first thing that people feel is fatigue - that's that mitochondria sort of breaking down. Later down the road, genetic issues will show up, and that’s when you start getting cancers.  
    [09:15] Why Your Supplements Might Not Be Working
    If you have an unhealthy cell membrane, things can't get in. On average, the cell membrane is 50% fat. If you have abnormal fats in that cell membrane, that

    • 58 min
    How to practice FASTING FOR SERIOUS WEIGHT LOSS (3 TIPS) - Ben Azadi KKP: 236

    How to practice FASTING FOR SERIOUS WEIGHT LOSS (3 TIPS) - Ben Azadi KKP: 236

    Ben Azadi reveals 3 ways to practice fasting for weight loss. Discover beginner and advanced strategies designed to teach you how to lose weight with fasting. You'll learn how to break a fast without gaining weight, a go to intermittent fasting schedule, and the benefits of block extended fasting for 72 hours.
    🎥 Related Video: 5 Easy Ways to Lose Weight: https://youtu.be/QGFEzcn8eQQ​
    📚 Free Fasting Book: http://www.fastingcheatsheet.com​ (digital download)
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    Discover fasting secrets so you can break a weight loss plateau. You'll learn how one meal a day can help, also called omad diet weight loss. The benefits of fasting go beyond weight loss. With a 24 hour fast, MIT research shows you can reboot your digestive system with stem cells. According to research from MIT biologists, this age-related loss of stem cell function can be reversed by a 24-hour fast. The researchers found that fasting dramatically improves stem cells’ ability to regenerate, in both aged and young mice.
    “Fasting has many effects in the intestine, which include boosting regeneration as well as potential uses in any type of ailment that impinges on the intestine, such as infections or cancers,” said Omer Yilmaz, an MIT assistant professor of biology, a member of the Koch Institute for Integrative Cancer Research, and one of the senior authors of the study.
    MIT Study: https://bit.ly/3bg5cKU
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    Disclaimer: This podcast is for information purposes only. Statements and views expressed on this podcast are not medical advice. This podcast including Ben Azadi disclaim responsibility from any possible adverse effects from the use of information contained herein. Opinions of guests are their own, and this podcast does not accept responsibility of statements made by guests. This podcast does not make any representations or warranties about guests qualifications or credibility. Individuals on this podcast may have a direct or non-direct interest in products or services referred to herein. If you think you have a medical problem, consult a licensed physician.
     

    • 27 min
    Dr Stephanie Estima | Keto for women: how to make it work! KKP: 235

    Dr Stephanie Estima | Keto for women: how to make it work! KKP: 235

    Today, I am blessed to have here with me a big-hearted chiropractor with a special interest in functional neurology, brain optimization, and weight loss, Dr. Stephanie Estima.
    Dr. Stephanie Estima studied Neuroscience and Psychology before becoming a Doctor of Chiropractic. She has been in private practice for 16 years where she is helps people achieve extraordinary health at her Toronto clinic -The Health Loft.
    Also, she is the host of Better with Dr. Stephanie. This show is for high performing women who want to have BETTER bodies, BETTER minds, BETTER relationships, BETTER sex, and BETTER families.
    Dr. Stephanie loves taking the complex science and making it easy to integrate into daily life. Every week she gives people access to world class scientists, medical doctors, plastic surgeons, professional athletes, Olympic athletes, Hollywood actors, parenting coaches, sex experts and psychologists.
    Dr. Stephanie is always looking to answer this question: what are the simplest things we can do today, to get better tomorrow? She is part geek, part magic, and it’s her mission to be the voice for women...Let’s get better together.
    In this episode, Dr. Stephanie Estima opens the show by explaining how she discovered that keto cycling could benefit your menstrual cycle. Period symptoms should not be considered normal. Instead, we should think of them as warning signs that our body needs something. Every symptom can be a vital sign of something more profound and more significant. Then, Dr. Stephanie dives deep into the menstrual cycle. She explains what you should be eating during each part of your cycle. Tune in as we talk about tracking your cycle and what happens in the menopausal stage of life.
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    [00:50] About Dr. Stephanie Estima
    Stephanie started in the keto space interested in the effects the diet can have on the brain and clarity of thought. So, Dr. Stephanie tried keto along with her patients. When couples did it together, the male partner would always have significant weight loss. While on the other hand, the female partner would see little weight loss despite eating the same type of diet. Personally, Dr. Stephanie enjoyed her focus and productivity. However, in the background, she was dealing with a lot of menstrual issues. At one point, Dr. Stephanie had a period and it actually went well. She realized that keto cycling could be beneficial for your menstrual cycle. Now, she loves getting her period! [06:45] What Your Period Says About Your Health
    “Your period is the lasso of truth.” -Dr. Stephanie Stephanie says that your menstrual cycle is going to tell you about the hormonal status of your body. The menstrual cycle is a vital sign for women. If you have heavy bleeding, clotting, and sleep disturbances – then those are signs that your body is trying to tell you things are not balanced. Women need to stop looking at their symptoms as punishment. Instead, women should listen to their bodies. Thick hair could mean too much testosterone. You want to identify common patterns that happen as it relates to hormonal dysfunction. [11:05] About The Betty Body
    Stephanie’s new book is called The Betty Body. You can order it here: https://amzn.to/2ZfwTOh In the book, Stephanie dives into why women should stop dieting and take control of their hormones to feel amazing in their skin. A Betty epitomizes a modern-day queen, commonly associated with increased levels of self-worth (because she continues to create it). Stephanie likes to think about how to play the long game with women. In the book, she talks about how sex and orgasms are important things for women to thin

    • 1 hr 17 min
    Dr Mindy Pelz | How to practice fasting for women KKP: 234

    Dr Mindy Pelz | How to practice fasting for women KKP: 234

    Today, I am blessed to have here with me Best Selling Author, Educator, Speaker, and Podcast Host, Dr. Mindy Pelz. Dr. Mindy is empowering people worldwide to believe in their body's healing abilities through fasting, diet variation, removing chemicals from the body, and so much more. 
    Dr. Mindy is a recognized leader in the alternative health world and is the founder of Family Life Wellness, her local clinic that is made to speed up healing and maximize performance. She is also the founder of the Reset Academy. In this private group, she and her team help people implement the principles of fasting, keto, and diet variation into their daily lives. 
    She is the host of one of the leading science podcasts, The Resetter Podcast, and the author of three best-selling books, The Menopause Reset, The Reset Factor, and The Reset Kitchen.
    Her local clinic, run by her highly-trained team, is one of the largest bio-hacking centers in the bay area. She puts out a weekly podcast episode, two science-backed YouTube videos a week, three weekly newsletters, and leads people through heavy metal detoxing in her Toxin Reset Program.
    In this episode, Dr. Mindy focuses on fasting. We dive right into the most significant pitfalls women could be making in their fasting routine. First, you should step out of fasting around day twenty of your cycle. Also, don't forget to make yourself insulin resistant from day one to day ten of your period. Dr. Mindy also gives fasting tips for women who are in their post-menopausal phase of life. Later, Dr. Mindy goes deep into the six different stages of fasting. Tune in as we chat about the enemies of fasting and how you can solve all your fasting issues. Lastly, Dr. Mindy answers questions from the Keto Kampers. 
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    [02:55] About The Fasting Circle  
    Women love the idea of fasting – there are so many miracles that can happen when you fast. However, we need to honor our hormones, specifically our sex hormones. Men’s testosterone will come every couple of hours. Women get testosterone once a month. So, we have to fast very differently. The Fasting Circle will help women navigate the fasting experience. Fasting is powerful; we have to do it thoughtfully.  [06:30] The Dangers Of Fasting Too Much
    The first danger is progesterone. You make the most progesterone around day twenty of your cycle. If you are in a low-glycemic state, then it won’t make progesterone very proficient. Fasts will cause cortisol – it’s fine during the front half of the cycle. When you need to make progesterone, you don’t want that stress. So, step out of fasting around day twenty of your cycle. During this time, you should slow life down and relax. You want to honor that your body is trying to make progesterone. Make yourself insulin resistant from day one to day ten of your period. You want to go keto and make yourself insulin resistant during this time. Use keto and fasting during this time (totally opposite of day twenty). [11:50] Fasting For Post-Menopausal Women
    If you are over forty, you have an organ that is shutting down (your ovaries). No other time in your life will you have an organ shutting down. Your ovaries will make hormones. Well, your body still has to make it so your adrenal glands will take over. We are not made to be permanent fat burners. We are made for metabolic switching. As women get on the other side of menopause, we have to build our hormones back up. [16:20] About The 5-1-1 Rule
    5 days of fasting and keto. 1 day of an extended fast (24 hours). 1 day a week of no fasting. Instead, you should be feasting. We are meant for metabolic switching

    • 1 hr 32 min
    Vivica Menegaz |The best and worst foods for your body KKP: 233

    Vivica Menegaz |The best and worst foods for your body KKP: 233

    Today, I am blessed to have here with me a certified whole-food nutritionist, blogger, published author, and one of the leading voices advocating for a food-based approach to healing, Vivica Menegaz. Vivica was the first to use the now popular expression “Keto Paleo” to describe her lifestyle and eating habits.
    She is the founder of the “The Healing Foods Method’ – a 14-week online nutrition program where she works 1-on-1 with clients to turn their health around utilizing a therapeutic ketogenic diet for healing (keto paleo). Tracing back to her Italian origins, Vivica is a passionate cook whose love of healing food has been shared with millions through her blog, “The Nourished Caveman.”
    While living in Northern California, pursuing her self-sufficiency dreams and practice of nutrition, Vivica’s life came to a turning point when she discovered she was pre-diabetic. The nourishing Paleo foods she had been advocating are not the whole solution to modern health problems. Fueled by this discovery, Vivica dove into research and found the ketogenic diet. It was love at the first bite.
    Within the first couple of months, her blood glucose levels dropped, she shed excess weight, her brain fog cleared up, and her energy levels skyrocketed. After a year of successful keto paleo lifestyle, Vivica’s own health journey took another turn as she was now diagnosed with Hashimoto’s and Hypothyroidism. Again she had to rely on her studies and practical applications to resolve those challenges, and that is how she became the first holistic nutritionist to successfully utilize a ketogenic approach as the foundation to endocrine rebalancing.
    She has made it her mission to help others reclaim their health and quality of life. Vivica is also the author of three cookbooks: “The Ultimate Paleo Cookbook” 2015, together with nine other bloggers, and “The Big Book Of Fat Bombs” in 2016. Her latest book: “The Keto Paleo Kitchen,” was released in December 2017.
    In this episode, Vivica Menegaz dives deep into her roots and how she grew up eating only the best and fresh meats. Then, Vivica reveals what the media has wrong about Covid. Why aren’t we talking about the immune system, the gut, and getting out in nature? That’s what will actually help you overcome this virus – we aren’t going to get rid of it! Then, Vivica explains how your healing journey may lead you to ayahuasca. Plus, we chat about how Vivica found the keto lifestyle, and we talk all about Vivica’s cookbooks. 
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    [00:35] About Vivica Menegaz
    Growing up, Vivica ate loads of fresh meat. As she traveled the world, Vivica would explore local and native foods. Vivica was following her dreams of practicing nutrition. However, she discovered that she was pre-diabetic. After working with Dr. Deborah Penner, her mentor, she was first introduced to a ketogenic diet when only a handful of people were writing or talking about it. Vivica’s therapeutic approach to food, lifestyle, and supplementation, utilizes the healing power of nutrition and mindset to address the incapacitating symptoms of many lifestyle-diseases that have plagued our modern lives. [10:15] Wrapping Our Heads Around Covid
    There is so much misinformation about Covid. As a practitioner, Vivica is looking for trustworthy resources. However, there’s not a lot out there! Finally, we understand how Covid makes people sick and who it makes sick. There are levels of sickness that we cannot treat as nutritionists. Eventually, people will need to go to a hospital. However, most people will benefit from nutritionists. A person with an intact imm

    • 1 hr 2 min
    5 ways to boost your metabolism - Ben Azadi KKP: 232

    5 ways to boost your metabolism - Ben Azadi KKP: 232

    In this episode you'll learn how to increase metabolism so you can lose weight fast. Yes, there's metabolism boosting foods that can speed up your metabolism, you'll learn about these foods and more. 💻 Free Keto Diet Masterclass ➡️ http://www.ketosismasterclass.com​​​
    🎁 KETO KAMP BLUEPRINT: http://www.ketokampblueprint.com​​​
    🎥 Keto Series: https://bit.ly/3qd1bxg​​
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    The first way to boost your metabolism is with high intensity interval training. A great boost metabolism workout consists of squats, push ups, burpees, shoulder press and other compound movement.
    Research examining the effects of HIIE has produced preliminary evidence to suggest that HIIE can result in modest reductions in subcutaneous and abdominal body fat in young normal weight and slightly overweight males and females. Studies using overweight male and female type 2 diabetic individuals have shown greater reductions in subcutaneous and abdominal fat. The mechanisms underlying the fat reduction induced by HIIE, however, are undetermined but may include HIIE-induced fat oxidation during and after exercise and suppressed appetite. Regular HIIE has been shown to significantly increase both aerobic and anaerobic fitness and HIIE also significantly lowers insulin resistance and results in increases in skeletal muscle capacity for fatty acid oxidation and glycolytic enzyme content.
    Study: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/arti...​
    The second that will teach you how to boost metabolism is with intermittent fasting. Skipping a meal does not slow down your metabolism, it does the complete opposite! This study showed a 13% increase in the metabolic rate after 4 days of fasting. https://thefastingmethod.com/fix-brok...​
    Practice an 18/6 daily schedule with two meals inside your 6 hour eating window.
    The method for teaching you how to speed up metabolism is quality sleep. Most of your fat burning hormones are activated during delta sleep.
    This study showed sleep curtailment decreased the fraction of weight lost as fat by 55% (1.4 vs. 0.6 kg with 8.5 vs. 5.5-h sleep opportunity, P=0.043) and increased the loss of fat-free body mass by 60% (1.5 vs. 2.4 kg, P=0.002). This was accompanied by markers of enhanced neuroendocrine adaptation to caloric restriction, increased hunger, and a shift in relative substrate utilization towards oxidation of less fat.
    Get at least 8 hours of quality sleep each night. Visit http://www.ketokampkit.com​ to check out my favorite sleep resources for weight loss.
    The fourth way to increase metabolism is with keto flexing. The keto diet consists of metabolism boosting foods which keep your fat storage hormone insulin low.
    I recommend 60 days of strict keto, and then start flexing. You can learn more about keto with my upcoming keto diet masterclass http://www.ketosismasterclass.com​
    The last tip is to replace alcohol with tea for at least 28 days. Alcohol is a poison to the body, the liver needs to detox it. The worst offenders are beer and wine.
    According to Dr Zach Bush, the avg California wine has 64 herbicides & pesticides.
    According to Maria Emmerich's research, “Alcohol stimulates appetite and decrease your testosterone levels for up to 24 hours and increases estrogen by 300%. The infamous “beer belly” is really just an “estrogen belly.” Biochemically, the higher your level of estrogen is, the more readily you absorb alcohol, but the slower you break it down.”
    https://mariamindbodyhealth.com/how-t...​
    If/when you do drink, stick with tequila or whiskey instead of wine and beer.
    💻 Free Keto Diet Masterclass ➡️ http://www.ke

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How to practice fasting for serious weight loss. Ben Azadi

I have recently joined KetoKamp and love all the helpful information . Love learning new things everyday. Ben makes it easy to understand and is always enthusiastic and upbeat. He covers so much material and follows up on questions asked. Responds quickly to personal questions. He has been really helpful in all areas. If you have questions just listen to him and you will get your answers.

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I stumbled on these podcasts about a month ago. I have lived the keto lifestyle for three years. I love that Ben often interviews folks I have been following and draws out the newest studies and lived experience with a fresh new energy. He clearly does a tremendous amount of his own research that he so willingly shares. He keeps it positive and often leaves you with a few take aways that can be immediately implemented. I have insomnia so will be trying the banana tea with honey. 😴

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So Thorough and Backed By Research

Packed with great information and resources! Ben Azadi knows his stuff and I love his mission!

Fantastic podcast!

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