In 2008, Ben Azadi went through a personal health transformation of shredding 80 pounds of pure fat. Ever since, Ben, FDN-P, has been on a mission to help 1 billion people live a healthier lifestyle.
Today he shares his expertise on the topics of the ketogenic diet, intermittent fasting and metabolic flexibility. He shares practical tips to get fat-adapted along with the common keto traps you need to avoid in order to optimize your health and lose weight.
0:53 Welcome to the show!
3:2 Ben Azadi's Bio
4:08 Welcome Ben to the show
5:25 How he got started in the health industry
9:35 Reestablishing a positive mindset
12:53 Why Keto isn’t a diet
14:20 Metabolic flexibility & Keto flexing
15:30 How our ancestors naturally fasted
18:15 Common reasons for keto fails
20:14 Using bitters to increase bile flow
21:22 The Four Pillars of Keto Flexing
23:18 The “2-2-2-2 Rule”
24:22 Why we need to “mix things up”
28:12 We are designed to fast
31:36 Refrigerator vs Freezer analogy
34:25 Hormones: Leptin and Ghrelin
36:30 Balancing protein with ketosis
40:18 Pendulum probiotic for diabetes
41:59 Burning fat during deep sleep
45:53 Adjusting your food after a bad night’s sleep
48:10 Advice for women & fasting
51:25 The “5-1-1 Rule”
52:37 Lauren’s experience with her cycle & carb sensitivity
55:50 Starting your journey to become fat-adapted
57:09 Mitochondrial-density in the cells
1:00:10 His final piece of advice
1:03:26 Thank you for joining us!
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