It’s been quite the week at the Super Awesome Science Show. We’ve been getting some good attention from the media and the podcast world. Also, if you happen to listen to this week’s show, you may notice something a little different…

(We call it…funding)

This is a huge step for us and we couldn’t be happier to have the ability to continue show the world some SASS.

This week, you’re in for a blast as we tackle one of the biggest health crazes out there…

(The Ketogenic Diet…)

You’ve probably heard of it over the last few years as being one of the most effective ways to lose weight and improve your health. The funny thing is, when it comes to this particular diet, they’re right!

In the first segment, I take you through some of the history of the ketogenic diet including why it was developed in the 1920s and how it went from obscurity to stardom in the 1990s. You’re going to want to listen because I take on a dream job if only for a minute…

(Infomercial announcer…)

All fun aside, we get right into what the keto diet happens to be and how following it can help your health with my good friend and amazing dietitian…

(Desiree Nielsen…)

She’s been one of Canada’s best diet advisers with books, a television show, and an incredibly useful website for anyone who wants to learn about nutrition. You can find it here…

https://desireerd.com/

She explains how the keto diet works and tells us what we need to know about one of the most important factors – fat. We even get into the raging debate of…

(Which oil is better?)

Although you may not have known it (but you will after you listen to the first segment), the keto diet was first used as a treatment for epilepsy. Our next guest feels it may have a use to help another major concern. He’s…

(Dr. Roger McIntyre)

He’s a researcher with the University Health Network in Toronto. His work has revealed that adhering to a keto diet may help balance many of the neurochemicals responsible for our…

(Mood…)

Although going keto to have a better outlook on life is not ready for prime time yet, Dr. McIntyre suggests with more time and studies, we may one day see a ketogenic styled nutrition plan to help us maintain a healthy mind.

Of course, most of us think of the ketogenic diet as a means to control our…

(You get the idea…)

You hear of all the weight you CAN lose but very few talk ketovangelists talk about how much you will ACTUALLY lose. In our SASS Class, you’re going to find that out with the help of…

(Adrienne Lindblad)

She’s a knowledge translator with the Canadian Family Physicians and she recently published a paper called, “Ketogenic diet for weight loss.” You will want to listen to this interview as it will make you think about whether keto really is right for you.

I hope you enjoy this episode of the Super Awesome Science Show. If you do, please subscribe on your favorite podcast platform.

Also, if you happen to have a podcast, can you head over to the Canadian Podcast Awards website and give our little show a boost by voting for us here…

(Link: https://awards.podcamptoronto.com/)

If you have a question, comment or idea for the show, let me know in the comments below or by sending me an Email at: thegermguy@gmail.com. Your Emails have been awesome and I look forward to hearing from you about how you are showin’ some SASS.

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