No-Nonsense Keto with Amy Berger

If you're new to keto and have questions, Amy Berger has the answers. She is a U.S. Air Force veteran and Certified Nutrition Specialist who specializes in using low-carbohydrate and ketogenic nutrition to help people reclaim their vitality through eating delicious foods, and showing them that getting well doesn't require starvation, deprivation, or living at the gym. Her motto is, "Real people need real food!" She has a wealth of knowledge and I have no doubt that you'll take something from this episode.


What you'll learn:


  • The story behind her YouTube channel, Keto Without the Crazy (2:06)
  • The single most important thing about keto that many people overlook because of all the information being thrown at them (5:31)
  • Protein in the spotlight (7:09)
  • Consuming vegetation and fruits and the fear-mongering surrounding that (9:14)
  • Artificial sweeteners and keto (14:25)
  • Her thoughts on food and sugar addiction (17:27)
  • Amy's initial motivation for diving into keto (21:03)
  • The frustration surrounding dietary choices as it relates to close family (25:05)
  • Vegetable oils (26:44)
  • What she has learned from following this diet and lifestyle longterm (31:21)
  • The dangers of under consumption (33:46)
  • The long-game of resetting your metabolism with a caloric surplus (36:39)
  • Insulin resistance (37:33)
  • Context is king (41:50)
  • Something that she's completely changed her mind about as she's learned more (45:08)
  • What's she has coming up for 2023 (47:48)
  • Keto and thyroid issues (49:13)
  • Exogenous hormones (51:05)


Where to find Amy:



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