June 3, 2020
We are joined on the podcast today by business analyst, Ken Armstrong. Having been disappointed again and again by a variety of different diets, Ken discovered Gary Taubes’ book, Why We Get Fat, which set him on the path to finally attaining health and sustainable weight loss. After falling off the wagon for a while, he returned to low-carb and began trying intermittent fasting as well. This combination of fasting and dieting helped him to regain the progress he had lost.
June 1, 2020
We are so excited to have Dr. Benjamin Bikman back on the show. He is joining us today to share with us the new things he has been learning and working on. We open with an in-depth discussion of the factors related to insulin resistance and hyperinsulinemia as well as the complex relationship between the two metabolic disorders. We discuss the content of Dr. Bikman’s upcoming book, Why We Get Sick: The Hidden Epidemic at the Root of Most Chronic Disease—and How to Fight It.
May 27, 2020
We are happy to be joined today by primary care physician and soon-to-be member of Brian Lenzkes’ DPC in San Diego, Dr. Kristin Baier.
May 25, 2020
Today we are happy joined on the show by Dr. Stephen Hussey. Dr Hussey is a chiropractor and a nutritionist who has been helping people and doing amazing things with the low-carb diet. Contact Info: Dr. Stephen Hussey: Website: Twitter: @DrStephenHussey Dr. Brian Lenzkes: Website: Dr. Tro Kalayjian: Website:
May 18, 2020
We are honored to have Chris Cornell on the show with us today. Having tried time and time again to achieve a healthy weight, Chris had become frustrated with plant-based and calorie restriction diets. Over time, he eventually found his way to the low-carb diet thanks to a book recommendation—Why We Get Fat by Gary Taubes. Since then, Chris has been healthy and has reached a healthy weight using a low-carb approach to eating.
May 13, 2020
We are so happy to have Ivor Cummins, the Fat Emperor, back on the show! We discuss the effectiveness, based on careful scientific studies of the available data, of the various suggested measures imposed to fight COVID-19. We discuss the findings of scientists who have been studying the pandemic as it plays out, and reflect on how, in hindsight, the outbreak has been handled.
May 11, 2020
We are joined on the podcast today by Amber O’Hearn. Amber is someone who found success with the low carb diet, and who found even greater success with a carnivore diet. She found that not only could she lose ‘stubborn’ weight that she struggled to lose, but she was able to successfully eliminate her depression. We spend time examining arguments for and against the carnivore diet and vegan diets.
May 4, 2020
We are delighted to be joined today by Dr. Paul Mason. Dr. Mason tells us about his findings regarding metabolic disease as a risk factor for COVID-19. Further, we discuss the concept of herd immunity and how it works on a practical level in a community of people. We discuss the effects of sun exposure as they relate to COVID-19 and to general health.
April 27, 2020
We are joined on the show today by Dr. Ariel Ortiz—a weight-loss surgeon and the founder of the Obesity Control Center in Tijuana, Mexico. We discuss the connection between preexisting metabolic disease and the risk of death from COVID-19. Dr. Ortiz tells the story of how he, as a result of his search for a pre-operative diet for his patients that would shrink their livers, discovered that low-carb dietary intervention could be used as a treatment for metabolic disease.
April 20, 2020
We are excited to be joined today by Alyssa Gallagher. Alyssa is a registered dietician working at on out-patient diabetes clinic. She was introduced to low-carb seven years ago by a dietitian friend of hers at a time when she was starting to become frustrated that she was unable to help her patients lose weight or come off of insulin using the standard American diet.
April 13, 2020
In this episode we take a look back at all of the amazing guests we have had on and the brilliant insights they have shared. We are so grateful for all of you, our listeners, and we look forward to the next 100 episodes. Thank you all for listening and learning along with us! Contact Info: Dr. Brian Lenzkes: Website: Dr. Tro Kalayjian: Website:
April 6, 2020
For our one-hundredth episode we have a very special guest joining us—Dr. Tim Noakes. Dr. Noakes has had a profound impact on the low-carb movement, having helped to pave the way for doctors and nutritionists by standing firm against the tide of dangerous conventional notions about health in South Africa. Facing severe opposition from the medical establishment, Dr. Noakes ultimately succeeded in defending the legitimacy of his position.
April 1, 2020
Today we are joined by Forage Agronomist and Ruminant Nutritionist, Dr. Peter Ballerstedt. His main message for us today is simply this: there is no sustainable food system without ruminant animal agriculture. Ruminant animals (like cows), have gotten a bad rap (from an environmental and a dietary perspective) for a long time, but Dr. Ballerstedt is here to show us the facts—and those facts run quite contrary to the popular perspective.
March 30, 2020
We are so excited to have Dr. Cate Shanahan back on the show to talk about her brand new book, The Fatburn Fix. The central message of the book is this: your body’s ability to burn its own body fat is the most important aspect of your metabolism and your health in general! If your body is not burning your body fat, then you are headed toward disease.
March 25, 2020
We are joined today by martial arts expert and overall inspiring guy, Kyoshi Thomas Clifford. We invited him on today to share some wisdom related to living intentionally and successfully through the current COVID-19 pandemic. We cover the importance of providing yourself and your children with structure in the midst of what is, for many people, a less-structured time.
March 23, 2020
Today we are joined by Raj Seth, an inspiring guy who saved his own life when, through his own experimentation and research, he discovered that eating a low carb diet lowered his A1C and could reverse his diabetes. After hearing Raj’s story, we are joined by Jason Fung to discuss the growth of the low-carb movement, nutritional guidelines, the physiology of fasting, and more. Thanks for listening! Contact Info: Raj Seth: Website: Jason Fung:
March 18, 2020
Today we are excited to be joined on the show by filmmaker Jen Isenhart. We discuss her new movie, Fat Fiction, which is coming out very soon. Jen tells us all about her story and how she came into contact with the low-carb movement. We hear some sneak peaks about the film and get some great information about how you can watch it. This movie is truly an incredible resource and we are so excited for you and your loved ones to see it. We are very hopeful that this film will make a big impact.
March 16, 2020
We are delighted to be joined in this episode by Paul Mason—a low-carb doctor from Sydney, Australia. Having vast experience in sports medicine and occupational health as well as direct primary care, Dr. Mason is a wealth of knowledge and we are very excited to have this opportunity to talk with him. Beginning with a conversation about low-carb nutrition as it relates to athletic performance and athlete health, Dr. Mason goes into detail explaining the findings of many, many related studies.
March 11, 2020
Nadia Pateguana returns to the podcast! We are so glad to have another opportunity to discuss some important topics with this highly experienced naturopathic doctor, dietary coach, and author. In this episode, Nadia also tells us more of the story of her journey--beginning with her work as a medical director in Mozambique and what she learned there about the connection between fertility and low-carb dieting.
March 9, 2020
We are joined on the podcast today by Drs. Gary Shlifer and Brian Sanders. These two have been doing some amazing, groundbreaking things in the world of nutrition. We discuss their health technology and media company, SAPIEN, as well as their upcoming documentary film ‘Food Lies’ in which they bring to light the truth about the standard American diet. Much of our discussion centers around formulating an in depth answer to the question, “what are the elements of the real human diet?”
March 2, 2020
Today we are joined by Dr. Gurpreet Padda, a man of great learning and with a great interest in metabolic health and nutrition. He became interested in metabolic health when he noticed that, woking in adult pain at the time, 91% of his patients were overweight. Through observation and experimentation, he noticed that metabolic inflammation was at the epicenter of pain, addiction, and obesity.
February 26, 2020
We are happy to be joined today on the podcast by Brett Lloyd, a practitioner of the carnivore diet and overall positive influence. We get to hear about the intense yet uplifting story of his battle with/out of depression and the role that nutritional intervention played in this process. Contact Info: Brett Lloyd: Website: Twitter: @StickmanBleedin Meat RX Profile:
February 24, 2020
Today we are joined by psychiatrist/physician and host of the Fundamental Health podcast, Dr. Paul Saladino. Dr. Saladino tells us about his journey through the world of nutrition as a curious, health-conscious individual, culminating ultimately in his adoption of the carnivore diet. We discuss the benefits of elimination diets and evaluate the healthfulness of various plant foods in depth. In addition, we discuss the connection between the gut and the brain.
February 17, 2020
Nina is a journalist who has spent years of her career trying to understand and explain the politics and the science of nutrition—especially with regard to saturated fats. What forces are at work behind the curtain of the food industry? To what extent are scientific studies and papers allowed or not allowed to see the light of day due to the approval or disapproval of corporations? Nina shares with us her findings with regard to these questions in her continued effort to shed light on the truth.
February 10, 2020
We are honored to be joined again by the legendary Dr. Jason Fung. We have all benefited greatly from his work and from the times in the past when he has joined us to share his insights on this podcast. In this episode, he has returned to discuss the importance of an open dialogue in the medical community, the necessity of letting the scientific method work unhindered by bias, and the negative effect of paid product endorsements in the medical profession (or any profession for that matter).
February 3, 2020
Dr. Joan Ifland, a true master in the realm of nutrition and addictive nutrition, joins us on the podcast today. Dr. Ifland has been putting her vast experience and knowledge to use in a big and effective way over the years, helping people to recognize and recover from their food addiction. In this episode, we discuss the destructive and progressive nature of addiction in general, how it is that addiction works on a neurological level, and why it is that food addiction is particularly dangerous.
January 29, 2020
Dr. Eric Sodicoff returns in this episode to update us on what he has been doing and thinking about since we last talked with him. We open with a discussion of the recent Netflix documentary, The Game Changers, and the pros and cons of plant-based diets. We weigh the quality of the arguments and statements made in support of plant-based diets in this documentary and examine the potential motivations of some of the people who starred in the movie.
January 27, 2020
Today we are joined by Amy Eiges—a certified health coach at Dr. Tro’s office and a coordinator for the Nutrition Coalition. Amy was a chronic dieter before she found low-carb/keto, having previously had many, many frustrating experiences with food-restrictive diets. We discuss the place of—and the usefulness of—sugar-free sweeteners in the process of recovering from sugar addiction.
January 22, 2020
We are joined on the show today by Dr. Kevin Gendreau who shares with us his inspirational and tragic weight-loss journey. Among our discussion topics are the dangers of the ‘health at every size’ movement, navigating the medical profession as doctors who supports a low-carb approach to nutrition, and the need for a greater emphasis on nutritional education in medical schools. Toward the end of our conversation, Kevin shares with us some of his tips for weight-loss and healthy living.
January 20, 2020
Today we are excited to be joined once again on the show by Dr. Ted Naiman. In our discussion, we talk about, among other topics, the negative outcomes of eating lots of carbs and fats together, the ideal ratio of carbs to protein to fat in a diet, and methods for guiding people out of addiction to food. Contact Info: Dr. Ted Naiman: Website: Twitter/Instagram: @tednaiman Book:
January 13, 2020
We are joined in this episode by Dr. Shawn Baker, a legend in the low-carb world. In our discussion today we cover a wide range of topics from the power and scope of lifestyle intervention in the treatment of various health problems to perspectives on food addiction. Dr. Shawn Baker: Website: Instagram: @shawnbaker1967 Twitter: @SBakerMD
January 6, 2020
In this episode, Taline, Dr. Tro’s good friend, joins us on the podcast to share the story of her journey with weight loss and her discovery of/experience with low-carb dieting. Along the way, we discuss, among other things, strategies for staying the course on your low-carb journey. Contact Info: Boca Conference: Get Tickets: (go to ‘Events’ tab and look for ‘Boca 2020’)
December 30, 2019
Today we are joined by Siobhan Huggins from the Cholesterol Code. After sharing the story of her journey into Keto dieting and how she met Dave Feldman, she tells us all about the nutritional experiments she has been running. Additionally, we discuss the purpose of LDL. Contact Info: Siobhan Huggins: Website: Twitter: @Siobhan_Huggins Boca Conference: Get Tickets: (go to ‘Events’ tab and look for ‘Boca 2020’)
December 23, 2019
This week we are joined by… Drs. Brian Lenzkes and Tro Kalayjian of the Low Carb MD Podcast! In this episode, your hosts talk together, one on one, about a variety of issues as they take a look back at some of their favorite episodes and all that they have learned over the past year since the beginning of the podcast.
December 18, 2019
Tony Martinez, an attorney and a politician from New York, joins us today to discuss the politics and policies of Type 2 Diabetes and of Low-Carb. He has been involved in the political side of the low-carb movement since the 90s when he helped Dr. Robert Atkins pass a bill in Congress that helped make nutritional health and nutritional health products more available. Tony is interested in reforming medical education via the introduction of better nutritional training.
December 16, 2019
In this episode we are delighted to be joined by Robert, one of Tro’s patients. He shares with us his journey of fighting to lose weight, trying a variety of different calorie restriction diets before ultimately encountering low-carb dieting. Having finally reached the end of his patience with doctors and medications, he reached out to Dr. Tro who preceded to show him a different, sustainable way to health and weight-loss.
December 11, 2019
Today we are joined by the founders of Select Savory Seasonings, Cory and Rebecca Conklin. Select Savory Seasonings makes spices that have absolutely no sugar in them. In our discussion, Cory and Rebecca give us a fascinating insight into the spice industry and how companies try to hide sugar in their products without listing it in the nutrition information. They also share a bit about their health journey and how they discovered low-carb dieting.
December 9, 2019
Today we are joined by Mark Cucuzzella, a Medical Director of low-carb diets at a hospital clinic in West Virginia. He has been a key participant in the discussion on de-prescribing medication and reversing disease via nutrition and has implemented a groundbreaking low-carb, no-sugar initiative at his hospital. Contact Info: Mark Cucuzzella: Website: Book: Run for Your Life Book Website: Email:
December 4, 2019
We are joined today by our fellow co-host and, today, our guest, Megan Ramos from The Fasting Method (formerly IDM). She shares a bit about the history of The Fasting Method and explains everything that the program offers. Is the low-carb diet financially viable for low-income individuals and families? How important is the support of a like-minded community when one is attempting to implement fasting in their life? We discuss these questions and more in this episode!
December 2, 2019
Today we are joined by Dave Feldman from Cholesterol Code. Four years ago, Dave Feldman, an engineer, after several months on the Keto diet, became interested in Cholesterol. Now, having years of study and research under his belt, he is helping to clarify for laypeople and doctors alike the purpose and function of Cholesterol. Contact Info: Dave Feldman: Website: Twitter: @DaveKeto Donate:
November 26, 2019
Today we are joined by Brenda Zorn, a long-time low-carb practitioner and pioneer of group fasting. She is involved with The Fasting Method and, in this episode, we discuss Brenda’s experiences with helping people to start down the road of fasting. Brenda has seen many people achieve great success using The Fasting Method, and is passionate about getting people involved in the practice.
November 25, 2019
We are joined this morning by Dr. Jason Fung. Dr. Fung fills us in on all that is new and exciting at IDM and We discuss the misperceptions surrounding intermittent fasting and the powerful benefit of a low-carb lifestyle plus fasting. As medical professionals, we ought to be interested in putting peoples’ health back into their hands, giving them control over their own lives again. Contact Info: Jasson Fung: Website:
November 20, 2019
Today we are delighted to be joined by family medicine doctor and addiction specialist Dr. Molly Rutherford. After telling us about how she became interested in low-carb, we discuss the ‘Three Cs’ of addiction, carb/sugar addiction, and how to successfully walk through the recovery process. Contact Info: Brian Lenzkes: Website: Tro Kalayjian: Website:
November 18, 2019
Joining us today is Dr. Melissa Hague, an Ob-Gyn who is using a nutrition-based approach to help women who are dealing with sexual dysfunction. Having struggled with weight throughout her life, she shares her journey into wellness and weight-loss thus far. She shares with us some of her findings with regard to the effect of low-carb dieting on gestational diabetes in pregnant women.
November 13, 2019
Ross Taylor, an experienced veteran of the low-carb/keto lifestyle and co-founder of Love You Foods, joins us today to help spread the word. He has experimented with nutrition and dieting for years and says that he always keeps coming back to low-carb/keto. We discuss what inspired him to start FBomb Nut Butters—namely, the difficulty of finding real, healthy foods that are not full of artificial ingredients.
November 11, 2019
Today we are joined by Dr. Ronesh Sinha. He explains to us how he discovered the low-carb way of eating while looking for ways to treat Asian/Indian populations who struggled with metabolic disease. Within the context of a discussion of physiological differences amongst different human populations, we talk about subcutaneous fat, visceral fat, and brown adipose tissue and their relationship to metabolic health. The effect of seed oils and anxiety/stress is discussed.
November 4, 2019
Today we are joined by Dr. Rob Cywes. We begin by discussing how one may avoid relapsing into eating carbohydrates by changing their perspective on Keto. We hear about the various negative outcomes of high carbohydrate consumption, the fundamental problems with the healthcare system in the United States, and the function of LDL in the body. Dr. Cywes encourages us that we must all begin to rethink, with reference to real, hard evidence, what is “normal” to eat.
October 30, 2019
Coco is an ex-Weight Watchers coach and is currently a health and wellness coach at Vita Pura. After being diagnosed with diabetes insipidus, she encountered what she calls the ‘disease management’ system of medicine which merely prescribes medications without effecting actual healthfulness. It wasn’t until a friend helped her get started with the keto diet that she began to see real health and wellness come into her life.
October 25, 2019
Andrea Lombardi, a PA from Canada, joins us in this episode to discuss lifestyle intervention as a way to prevent disease. We talk about the importance of critical thinking in the treatment of disease. We discuss the importance of eating real, whole foods and what our ideal relationship with low carb treats ought to be. Get information for and tickets to Andrea’s Low Carb Real Food Show by clicking the link below. Contact Info: Andrea Lombardi:
October 21, 2019
Lily Nichols is a registered dietician, nutritionist, and certified diabetes educator. She is the author of Real Food for Pregnancy and Real Food for Gestational Diabetes. After sharing about her journey thus far as a health professional, we talk about an evidence-based approach to nutrition, health guidelines, and how nutrition relates to pregnancy. We discuss the potential ability of various diets to provide the full spectrum of nutrients needed during a pregnancy.
October 16, 2019
We are honored to be joined by interventional cardiologist and Low Carb leader, Nadir Ali, MD. Dr. Ali describes his journey into Low Carb and from being an interventional cardiologist to working directly with patients to improve their health through lifestyle intervention. We discuss the role of LDL, the usage of Statin drugs, and relevant clinical trials. We talk about fasting and the natural human diet from an evolutionary-biological perspective.
October 14, 2019
Dr. Leonardo Trasande is the Director of the Division of Environmental Pediatrics and the Vice Chair for Research in the Department of Pediatrics at NYU School of Medicine. Dr. Trasande is an internationally renowned leader in environmental health with research focusing on the impact of chemicals on hormones in our bodies.
October 7, 2019
This is a fun and informative episode of the podcast.  Kellie shares her personal health struggles and how she has used her knowledge as a certified holistic health counselor to help others.  She has a website full of practical tips and recipes to help get your family on board with delicious food.  We discuss many aspects of this lifestyle and you will leave empowered to make simple changes to improve your health and the health of your family.
September 30, 2019
This is a MUST LISTEN episode with one of the greatest research minds in the world. We are truly honored to be joined by Dr. Ben Bikman Ph.D. Associate Professor of the BYU Department of Physiology and Developmental Biology. This is an outstanding discussion of clinical applications of Low Carb and exercise. You will learn a great deal about metabolism and what science tells us about optimal human health and nutrition.
September 23, 2019
This is a great episode with 2 amazing guests who have served our country in the military. Learn how these two are teaming up in rural Washington State to save their community with LCHF and IF. This is the medicine of the future with Docs and RDs working together to treat metabolic disease and obesity. This is a great discussion of the struggles of modern medicine and how we can change the system together.
September 18, 2019
Join us for this amazing episode with Andrew (@Type1Berger) as we discuss his incredible journey to better health. After his own health crisis, he stopped listening to standard advice of "just bolus insulin and eat whatever you want." He has now lost weight, improved his mood, and has taken control of his health. He gives us all hope through his inspirational story.
September 16, 2019
Thank you for joining us for this important episode with Jennifer Isenhart from Wide Eye Productions-- The Big Fat Lie Movie. This movie covers the science of the Low Carb lifestyle as well as the personal stories of people who have had life changing experiences. The Big Fat Lie Movie has stories and life experience from Gary Taubes, Nina Teicholz, Dr. Bret Scher, Dr. Mark Hyman, Professor Tim Noakes, Dr. Sarah Hallberg, Doug Reynolds, Andrew Mente, and our own Dr. Brian Lenzkes.
September 9, 2019
This is one of the All Time Best Low Carb MD Podcasts! Yes, another ABSOLUTE MUST LISTEN episode. Kirsty Woods is the lead Exercise Physiologist at Metabolic Health Solutions in Western Australia and has been using LCHF protocols for the past 7 years. Kirsty uses indirect calorimetry (metabolic rate testing) in order to adjust the diet and exercise regimens for her clients. "I rely on the data, not opinion." This is a cutting edge approach to better health.
September 2, 2019
Join us as we raise the class level on our podcast! We are joined by Cynthia Thurlow NP and psychologist Kelly Donahue, PhD from the Everyday Wellness Podcast. We have a great discussion on everything from self-care to relationships to "man colds" to Labradoodles! We greatly enjoyed spending time with this dynamic team discussing solutions real life struggles. Contacts: Kelly Donahue:
August 28, 2019
This is a very important episode as we discuss the links between diet and mental health. David's story has the potential to help many people.  He gained control of his bipolar disorder through lifestyle changes when standard care failed him. David also overcame binge eating processed foods and compensating with excessive exercise. His victory over addiction is very encouraging and gives us hope.  Contact:  David: @ii1111 on Twitter Brian: Tro:
August 26, 2019
Join us for this great discussion about the importance of lifestyle on general health. We discuss the importance of sleep, stress reduction, and exercise in health. Brian is an expert in personal training and intermittent fasting and has a lot of practical experience working with clients. What can be better than having two Brians on a podcast? Contact: Brian Gryn Website:
August 19, 2019
Dr. Fung returns to discuss several new studies and breaks down the concept of "calories." Contacts: Dr. Jason Fung: Dr. Tro:
August 12, 2019
Yes, you guessed it, another MUST LISTEN podcast. Dr. Chris Palmer, a Harvard trained psychiatrist, discusses his success in managing his own health and the mental health of his patients through diet and lifestyle. Is it possible that diet could have an effect on Schizophrenia? Join us as we learn from a thought leader in psychiatry. As an added bonus, he is one of the most compassionate docs that we have interviewed. His patient stories are life changing.
August 5, 2019
Yet another MUST LISTEN episode! Dr. Bourdua-Roy is a Family Medicine Doc also a certified in Obesity Medicine. Her story is incredible! She had to appear before the medical board to (successfully) defend her practice of lifestyle medicine. She puts her patients first and is impacting her community. This is a great discussion with an amazing doc and person. We were honored to have her join us and are inspired by her. Twitter: @CliniqueReversa Website:
July 29, 2019
In this episode, we talk with Dr. Spencer Nadolsky a triple-boarded family medicine physician who also specializes in lipidology and obesity. We talk about the challenges physicians face promoting lifestyle medicine and his unique approach to medical weight loss. Twitter: @drnadolsky IG: @drnasolsky Site:
July 22, 2019
Join us for this amazing episode with Vic. He teaches us how to overcome obesity while staying true to his cultural roots. This episode is a lot of fun and you will learn a great deal....Plus Vic has a great voice for podcasts. Summary: BP meds, 100 lbs, GERD meds, CPAP...gone! Prepare to be inspired! Contact: Vic -- Website: Twitter: @Ketocoachvic Brian -- Tro --
July 15, 2019
Join us for the amazing journey of Jim under the guidance of Dr. Andy Phung. Another must listen episode! Sorry, this seems to happen every week! Jim's story will speak to many people and help them stay on track. We discuss his journey and how he was able to stay on track to save his life and those of his friends and family. He was going to get a gastric sleeve but avoided that with diet and exercise. This is an inspiring story---10 inches off the waist and down 5 shirt sizes and down 110 lbs.
July 10, 2019
Yes, another "Must Listen Episode" of Low Carb MD Podcast. Dr. Jeff Stanley shares his struggles with weight and how he came to be a thought leader at Virta Health. We discuss the paradigm shift occurring in medicine and the value of remote monitoring for patients. This episode is episode explores how major health insurers are seeing the value of lifestyle medicine. Virta Health is paving the way for the rest of medicine and their data is changing the management of diabetes and obesity.
July 8, 2019
The master returns for this episode as we discuss online Trolls and the coordinated attacks on the Low Carb/Intermittent Fasting community. We discuss the difference between theory and real life practice. We discuss the problems with the low fat theory and why change is so difficult in our nutrition recommendations. Contact: Jason Fung: Brian Lenzkes:
July 3, 2019
Please join us for the inspiring story of Terri Lance who reversed her obesity and diabetes through lifestyle change. She is now an educator for IDM and is helping others on their journey to better health. Terri also discusses the amazing IDM fasting retreats in Hawaii. We discuss food addiction as well as many other important topics. Terri shares her life experience and expertise with us. Enjoy!
July 1, 2019
In this episode we talk to Dr. Nádia Pateguana about her health journey. We discuss PCOS, and raising kids in our modern food environment, as well as the importance of fasting as a complement to low carb.
June 24, 2019
This week we are honored to be joined by Dr. Steven Horvitz who is a leader in the Direct Primary Care (DPC) and Low Carb communities. Join us to hear about his personal story and extensive clinical experience with lifestyle medicine. He has been a mentor to Brian and Tro and is saving lives by stepping out of the box. This is a great discussion with 3 front line docs battling Metabolic Syndrome. We discuss the impact of lifestyle on health and how to improve our broken healthcare system.
June 17, 2019
Join us as we talk with Tro's patient Paulo. His story is unbelievable and will impact you. He shatters many stereotypes about obesity in this episode. He went from a professional basketball player in Brazil to a morbidly obese dad with severe pain. He suffered because his medical team did not know how to help him. He lost over 100 lbs on a liquid diet and gained it all back in 6 months after stopping the program. He then found Dr. Tro and went low carb..and his life changed.
June 10, 2019
Dr. Key is a Family Medicine doctor who is actually helping physicians to lose weight and regain their health. We all know that us docs are the worst patients ever. Dr. Key has an excellent podcast called Weight Solutions for Physicians. Join us as we discuss our personal struggles with weight gain and our journey to better health. Dr. Key shares her knowledge with us after her vast experience especially dealing with the emotional aspects of binge eating.
June 3, 2019
Thank you for joining us on this great adventure. Hear how Larry and Kay Lynne Diamond changed their lives and inspired their family. Now Larry is an educator for IDM helping others in their battle against obesity. We discuss the importance of family support and many other topics. This remarkable couple will inspire you on your journey. Tons of wisdom and practical tips in this episode.
May 29, 2019
Thank you for joining us for this very special episode of LCMD.   We are honored to have Doug Reynolds founder of Low Carb USA and Jeff Kotterman founder of TriSystem Nutrition and director of the National Association of Sports Nutrition (NASN).  Doug and Jeff are teaming up to change the Low Carb community with new Standard of Care Guidelines and exercise recommendations.
May 27, 2019
Hello all, we would like to first apologize for the audio quality of this episode.  We had a bad internet connection to Ireland...but the information from Cian Foley is worth a bit of struggle to listen.  He has had a remarkable health and fitness comeback and is helping a lot of people.  He has regained his health and wrote "Don't Eat for Winter:Unlock Nature's Secret to Reveal Your True Body."  Cian is a 2 time Kettle Bell champion and bronze medalist at 40 years of age in a physique competition.
May 20, 2019
We are pleased to be joined by Dr Mike Hart, another frontline doctor practicing low carb. This is another great episode covering a wide range of topics including the emotional aspects of food addiction. We also discuss everything from exogenous ketones to CBD oil and everything in between This is another must listen episode. Contact info: MikeHartMD. com Twitter. @DrMikeHart
May 13, 2019
We are proud to release episode #33 with Raphael Sirtoli, Neuroscientist and PhD. We discuss his new app to help us on our Low Carb/Keto journey. Raphi is an excellent source of information and is teaming up with some of the most brilliant names in nutrition. This was a fun and informative hour. Thank you for joining us. Contact info: Raphael Sirtoli: Twitter @raphaels7 Website:
May 6, 2019
Join us for a great discussion with Dr. Andy Phung, a front line Family Medicine Physician practicing Low Carb with his patients. He is a rising star in the community and is making a massive impact. We discuss insulin resistance and implications for chronic disease. Dr. Phung is very active on Twitter and is sharing his remarkable clinical experience with us. Contact: Dr. Andy Phung: Twitter @DrAndyPhung
April 29, 2019
Please join us as Anthony tells the story of his transformation and how he is helping his community to make better nutrition choices. He has improved his health through lifestyle change and is influencing the Italian community. Hear how he is changing his local Italian community for the better and is educating those around him. Anthony is leading by example and is helping those around him to love healthier lives.
April 24, 2019
Please join us to hear Jeff's remarkable story. He has lost more than half of his body mass...he started at 679 lbs. This is a great discussion of how he has overcome significant life trauma to inspire us all. After trying multiple diets and a failed gastric bypass surgery, Jeff took his health in his own hands and has accomplished the impossible with Low Carb and IF. He is still on his journey and is reaching out to people who have lost all hope. This is well worth your time, prepare to be inspired.
April 22, 2019
Please join us for this amazing discussion with Brian Wiley. His story will inspire you and help you to stay on track. Megan Ramos and Tro ask some great questions and Brian gives a lot of practical advice on how to stay on track...and more importantly how to get back on track after life interferes with the journey. Brian has sustained a 10 year weight loss of 100 lbs with a low carb lifestyle. He proves that this is truly sustainable and he gives us all hope.
April 15, 2019
Buckle up for this one! We are joined by the great Tucker Goodrich. We have a great discussion about the effects of seed oils on many illnesses. This is a critical issue which is constantly overlooked. Tucker used his health struggles to change his diet and his life. Many of us can relate and can learn from his life experience and research. Be forewarned that we run over a bit but there was way too much great information to cut anything. Just fast forward Brian and Tro to listen to Tucker!
April 8, 2019
Dr. Cate Shanahan author of Deep Nutrition and a front line doctor joins us to discuss critical health issues. Dr. Shanahan is a voice of reason in nutrition and recommends eating real food.  This is a wide ranging interview where we cover topics including the pressures of being a physician to the dangers of seed oils.  We learned a great deal from Dr. Shanahan and know this will be a valuable hour for you.  Thank you for joining us.
April 3, 2019
Please join us for the amazing (and frustrating) story of Jennifer who has struggled with seizures for most of her life. She is truly an amazing person who has overcome great obstacles, including obesity, to control her recurrent seizures. The medical system failed her, so she took matters in her own hands...and the results are stunning. Please join us for an inspiring and educational hour. Contact Information for Jennifer: Email: Twitter: @Ketohiking
April 1, 2019
This is a great episode!  Join us as we learn from cardiologist Dr. Christian Assad.  Dr. Assad shares his story of how he overcame chronic migraines and weight gain with lifestyle modification including a low carb diet.  Hear how he is using this knowledge to help his patients and community in Mcallen, Texas which is in the top 3 most obese cities in the US.  Dr. Assad is on the front lines changing lives in the Latino community and educating the people who need it the most.
March 27, 2019
Dr. Tro & Dr. James DiNicalatano discuss salt, micro-nutrient needs, longevity, and overall health. They also discuss the upcoming book The Longevity solution.
March 25, 2019
Please join us as we have wide ranging and enjoyable discussion with Dr. Jay Wrigley. Dr. Wrigley discusses functional medicine, weight loss plateaus, and supplements. He discusses his personal journey to improved metabolic health. Contact info: Email: Websites: , , and
March 18, 2019
Dr. Berry is a best selling author of "Lies My Doctor Told Me" and a front line Family Practice MD. Hear his journey from being a metabolically sick doctor practicing the standard of care to a healthy and fit machine. He brings a sense of humor and is well known for his YouTube rants. Join us as we have fun and talk about our stories and what we have learned from patients as primary care docs. Dr. Berry also has a legendary YouTube channel with the best rants out there.
March 13, 2019
In this episode Dr. Tro Kalayjian and Megan Ramos team up to discuss their struggles with obesity and their journey to better health. They are able to share their wisdom with our listeners. They give many practical tips on how to break through plateaus and how to stay motivated. It is a great discussion and will be helpful for many listeners.
March 11, 2019
In this episode, we are joined by the master. Doctors Jason Fung and Brian Lenzkes discuss the difficulties doctors face in medicine today. There are many challenges which are made worse with industry influence on medical education. Doctors are facing burnout because patients are getting sicker with our current standard of care. We discuss the importance of metabolic health. We are in a battle to save healthcare (Run Time: 55:07).
March 4, 2019
The Low Carb MD Podcast is honored to release our latest podcast with the Low Carb GP,  Dr. David Unwin. Dr. Unwin is a true role model and the embodiment of what a physician should be.  He shares the story of his conversion from a conventional doctor to an exceptional doctor truly changing (and saving) lives. We discuss a range of subjects from physician burnout to the power of  hope and compassion. This is a must listen episode.
February 27, 2019
We had a great time talking with Eric Sodicoff, MD.  Join us as we talk about the realities and frustrations of practicing medicine today.  We review our personal journeys and discuss recent literature regarding the Low Carb lifestyle. We had a lot of fun and learned a lot from each other. Please join us for this great discussion.
February 25, 2019
Join us with Dr. Jeff Gerber, MD (Denver's Diet Doctor) to discuss Low Carb and the new Eat Lancet dietary guidelines. Dr. Gerber talks about his personal and front line professional experience with Low Carb.  Dr. Gerber discussing the Low Carb Denver conference coming up March 7-10th.  After this podcast was recorded the hotel moved the conference to a larger room and more tickets are available. There is also live streaming for those who can't make it (Run Rime: 53:32).
February 18, 2019
Low Carb MD is joined by Ivor Cummins (The Fat Emperor) to discuss insulin resistance, coronary calcium scores, and cardiac risk factors. Ivor brings his engineering skills to us doctors to help us figure out the root cause of metabolic disease. We discuss the work of Dr. Joseph Kraft and many more important topics. We had a lot of fun learning from Ivor (Run Time: 1:02:58) Contact info: Website: Twitter: @FatEmperor
February 11, 2019
This week we are honored to be joined by the great Dr. Ted Naiman.  We discuss the importance of cutting carbohydrate intake and how to increase fat oxidation. Dr. Naiman discusses the importance of increased protein intake and high intensity exercise. We discuss why some people struggle on a Ketogenic Diet and how to get them back on track.  Dr. Naiman is a true pioneer in the Low Carb community and has vast experience.
February 4, 2019
Please join us for an amazing episode with Georgia Ede, MD who is a practicing psychiatrist focusing on lifestyle modification in treating her patients. She discusses her struggles with food and how she improved her physical and mental health with a carnivore diet. Dr. Ede is a voice of reason in nutrition...and one of the nicest people we have ever met. We learned a great deal from her during this podcast. It was a true honor having her on. Thank you for listening! (Run Time: 55:06).
January 30, 2019
Matthew joins us to discuss his struggles with addiction and how changing his lifestyle may have contributed to his recovery.  This is an "Adult Only" episode as we discuss topics which may not be appropriate for our younger audience.  We understand that some may be offended by this topic but many more will be helped.  This podcast has filled us with immense hope for those struggling with addiction.
January 28, 2019
This week we are joined by Dr. Ben Bocchicchio, a doctor of exercise physiology. He is one of the fathers of high intensity interval training (HIIT). He created slow resistance training in 1973 now called SMaRT training (Slow, Maximum, Response Training). His book "15 Minutes to Fitness" is the bible for combining controlled carb eating with high intensity exercise for all populations. Contact info: Email: Website:
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