Unlocking Your Fat Loss Door With the Ketogenic Key

The Ketogenic Key

Dr. Lori Shemek & Steve Welch: Notable Quotes

“What ketosis is doing is addressing cellular health, and that right there, is the key to everything you want in terms of optimizing health, weight, mental well-being, brain health, sleep, energy, you name it.”
Dr. Lori Shemek

“I’m a walking, talking advertisement for our book—I do a keto-ish nutrition, I love intermittent fasting, I supplement with ketones, I love to exercise and work out, I love outdoor activity, and I’m active. I’m 56 years old, and honestly, I feel better than I felt 20 years ago.”
Steve Welch

“The problem I see people have a lot with the ketogenic diet is that it’s very easy to overeat calories because fat is so calorie-dense, and people think, ‘well, I’ll have a snack of some nuts,’ and they won’t realize they eat double the portion.”
Steve Welch

Episode Summary

             In this episode of This Podcast Burns Fat!, Dr. Lori is taking a step back as host to take a seat on the other side as a guest! With her co-author Steve Welch, they talk about their new book called The Ketogenic Key. They go deep into the ketogenic diet, it’s mountain of benefits, and just how Steve Welch himself is a walking, talking advertisement of their book.

Relevant Links

Steve Welch – Website | Twitter | Facebook

Dr. Lori Shemek – Website | Instagram | Facebook | Twitter | Books

The Ketogenic Key: Unlock the Secrets to Lose Weight, Slow Aging, Stop Inflammation, and Prevent Disease! by Dr. Lori Shemek & Steve Welch

In this Episode of This Podcast Burns Fat!

  • Omar introduces the episode’s guest, Dr. Lori Shemek and Steve Welch (00:35)
  • How Dr. Lori and Steve met and how The Ketogenic Key came to be (02:35)
  • What ketosis is and what it does to your body (08:15)
    • Think of your body as a hybrid car (09:55)
    • A small list of things that ketosis helps with (13:55)
  • How long it takes for the body to go into ketosis in the ketogenic diet (14:48)
  • How delicate the balance to maintain to stay in ketosis (16:50)
    • Your ultimate goal is to achieve metabolic efficiency (19:15)
  • Exogenous ketones, what they do, and where to get them (19:43)
    • The ketogenic therapy for seizures (22:33)
    • Exogenous ketones and cheat days (25:19)
    • Exogenous ketones clinical trials (28:42)
  • Why some people have very little success with ketogenic diets (29:53)
    • A problem with compliance (30:10)
    • Hidden sugars craftily hidden in food (31:20)
    • Eating more than they think (32:15)
  • The stubborn fat: reduce the carb more and then add strength training (34:20)
  • The food rations in the ketogenic diet (35:30)
  • Intermittent fasting: the rules and the benefits (38:37)
  • Combining ketosis and intermittent fasting (44:18)
  • Where to find and get in touch with Steven Welch and Dr. Lori Shemek (45:50)


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