Have you considered how to heal your body with keto?
In this episode, I brought forth Amanda Decker and we talk about how to heal your body with keto. Amanda is a nurse practitioner who practices in the state of Tennessee. She also happens to be a big advocate for the keto diet and fasting. Amanda’s practice as an FNP focuses on using the keto diet and fasting as part of her treatment protocol. She uses the keto diet/fasting for type two diabetes and other patients with metabolic illnesses.
Bio about Amanda
Prior to listening to how to heal your body with keto, let me give you some information on Amanda. Amanda Decker graduated from Vanderbilt School of Nursing in 2005. She also has certificates of Advanced Education from the obesity medicine association and is scope certified by the World Obesity Federation. She happens to be a Certified Metabolic Health Practitioner through The Society of Metabolic Health Practitioners and is a Certified Ketogenic Nutrition Specialist through American Nutrition Association. Recently, she opened a clinic called DMA Weight and Wellness, where she practices primary care and focuses on weight management. She also happens to be a wife and mom.
Topics covered in the podcast
Resistance in healthcare with keto
Amanda and I start the podcast by talking about some of the resistance we’ve had as nurse practitioners when treating patients. However, that being said, it seems that keto is becoming more widely accepted because of patient’s success. How can anyone argue with good lab values and someone feeling good?
Keto for Type 2 Diabetes
If you have type 2 diabetes, you may want to consider learning how to heal your body with keto. A ketogenic diet will serve you very well if you have high blood sugar and increased insulin requirements. If you or someone you know suffers from type 2 diabetes, consider the keto diet as long as it is okay with a healthcare professional.
In this episode, we also talk about fasting and how it can help treat disease. We also talk about how to deal with hunger during fasting. Overall, fasting is a muscle that takes work to improve over time. Listen to this podcast to learn some great tips.
If you want to find Amanda, she is on Twitter @deckerlesscarbs or Facebook at @deckerlesscarbs. Amanda is a true inspiration in the keto world, and she has some great tips. I thoroughly enjoyed this webinar with her and look forward to doing more in the future.
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