I’m excited to welcome Vivica Menegaz to the podcast.
We’re digging into whether the ketogenic diet can boost fertility.
Vivica Menegaz is a certified whole-food nutritionist, health blogger, published author, a prominent thought leader in ketogenic and paleolithic diet and lifestyle practices, as well as one of the world’s leading voices for a food-based approach to healing.
She is the founder of the “The Healing Foods Method,” a 14-week online nutrition program where she works 1-on-1 with clients to achieve breakthrough results in their health by utilizing a therapeutic ketogenic diet for healing (keto paleo).
Tracing back to her Italian origins, Vivica is a passionate cook whose ketogenic, paleolithic, and carnivore based recipes and nutrition advice have been shared with millions through her blog “The Nourished Caveman.” She’s also the host of “The Keto Paleo Life,” a video interview series where Vivica talks about innovative health and diet practices with some of the industry’s most influential thought leaders.
She is known for being the first holistic nutritionist to successfully utilize a ketogenic approach as the foundation to endocrine rebalancing. Vivica uses a therapeutic and holistic approach to food, lifestyle, and supplementation that utilizes the healing power of foods and mindset to address the incapacitating symptoms of many lifestyle-diseases that have plagued our modern lives. It is her mission to help others reclaim their health and quality of life. Website: www.thenourishedcaveman.com
Diet is essential as you prepare your body for a baby…and something that so many couples get wrong!
I wanted to dig into the pro’s and con’s of the keto diet, because I speak to so many women who are doing this diet. It’s like the paleo craze a few years ago!
We always recommend starting with an elimination diet (it’s the gold standard – to figure out how food impacts your body).
In this episode you’ll learn:
1) What is a therapeutic ketogenic diet and how it is different from the regular keto diet. We get to the bottom if dairy is a good for fertility.
2) We discuss if intermittent fasting is recommended for women who are trying to conceive. This is a must listen if you are dealing with blood sugar dysregulation, PCOS, obesity or insulin resistance.
3) What are the con’s with keto and fertility. Hint – if you’re eating processed keto foods (such as keto bars – listen in!). We discuss keto meals and snacks that are easy to make.
4) Can keto help with male fertility? We discuss whether keto is helpful for the adrenals and thyroid health or harmful.
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