In today’s episode (Part 1 of 2), we talk Keto with Maria and Craig Emmerich.

Maria Emmerich is a nutritionist who specializes in the ketogenic diet and exercise physiology. She struggled with her health and weight throughout childhood which lead her to become such a passionate nutrition expert. “My goal is to help transform people’s lives and start living again!” Maria specializes in brain neurotransmitters and how food can increase mental wellness. Her expertise has sent her around the World speaking about ketogenic diets.

Craig Emmerich graduated in Electrical Engineering and has always had a systems approach to his work. He followed his wife Maria into the nutrition field and has since dedicated his time researching and looking at nutrition and biology from a systems perspective. Over the last 8 years he has worked with hundreds of clients along side Maria to help them heal their bodies and lose weight leveraging their biology to make it easy.

01:15 Introduction of Maria and why she started the ketogenic diet
03:00 Introduction of Craig and his engineering and nutrition background
08:00 Peeling back the onion and getting to root causes of issues
09:00 Sugar or fat and heart disease
10:00 The flawed dietary guidelines
11:30 Problems caused by sugar
13:30 What is a disease tree?
15:00 What is a well formulated ketogenic diet?
17:30 The source of inflammation
19:30 Why is skinny fat dangerous?

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