Hosted by: Dr. Danielle Belardo
Facebook: The Veggie MD
Produced by: Dr. Kasey Johnson
This is the episode everyone has been waiting for... it’s all about plant based keto! Featuring cardiologist Dr. Ethan Weiss and orthopedic surgeon/thriving Type 1 Diabetic Dr. Carrie Diulus.
Did you know you can follow a keto diet that’s actually heart healthy? Low in saturated fat, and high in fiber and polyunsaturated and monounsaturated fat, a plant based keto diet is a promising tool for individuals struggling with appetite and obesity.
In this episode we discuss:
What is a plant based keto diet?
How can it be beneficial for obesity, appetite suppression and weight loss ?
How can a plant based keto diet potentially help individuals with diabetes and high cholesterol?
What’s the difference between plant based keto and animal based keto (hint—- there ARE MANY!)
And many more...
Interested in trying it? Check out this plant based keto meal plan from Keyto: (FYI this is NOT a paid partnership, I have ZERO financial affiliation with this company, I just believe in their program!)
As with ANY dietary change***please consult with your physician/healthcare provider before making any changes.
About Dr. Ethan Weiss:
Dr. Weiss is an Associate Professor of Medicine at the University of California, San Francisco, and a Principle Investigator in the Cardiovascular Research Institute (CVRI). He received his M.D. from Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, where he also completed his internship and residency. He came to UCSF in 1998 to complete his cardiology fellowship and research training. Dr. Weiss’ clinical interests include prevention, lipids, and the emerging intersection of endocrinology and cardiology with a specific focus on pre-diabetes and Type 2 diabetes as risk factors for coronary disease. His research interests are focused on understanding the mechanisms of metabolic disorders such as obesity, fatty liver disease, and diabetes including the role of growth hormone signaling and lipid metabolism. He also has an active program in clinical nutrition. He has served as Principle Investigator on grants funded by the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI) and National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK). He serves on the scientific advisory boards of multiple companies focused on using technology to favorably impact human health. Lastly, he is a recent co-founder of Keyto Inc., a San Francisco-based company aiming to enable the use of a heart healthy ketogenic diet for weight loss.
About Dr. Carrie Diulus
Dr. Carrie Diulus is a board certified orthopedic spine surgeon, previously trained as a pathologist. She is also a thriving Type 1 diabetic and distance runner. She was morbidly obese when she started medical school and has done extensive personal dietary experimentation, most of her life being plant based, to lose and maintain that weight loss. She previously worked at the Cleveland Clinic but now is in private practice at the Crystal Clinic in Akron Ohio. She is leading the charge to bring dietary strategies to the forefront in prevention and treatment of musculoskeletal and spinal conditions related to metabolic syndrome.