Sep 28, 2018
Welcome to another edition of
the Keto Hot Seat episode! We are on a brand new batch of Keto Hot
Seat questions, and I can’t wait to get to each one of them!
Anything that gets us to the healthiest, happiest place that we can
get to is going to be good, so enjoy!
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Keto Hot Seat Questions Answered in This
do you know if your cholesterol is “fluffy”? What is considered a
“low” HDL level?
do you get the last 10 pounds off when you’ve been fat-adapted for
over a year and trying super low carbs didn’t help, carnivore
didn’t help and increasing carbs isn’t working?
can you do when your hunger suddenly gets out of hand after you
started taking a spore-based probiotic?
is your top favorite keto meal?
do you need to know about body odor when you’re on
should you eat breakfast instead of relying on bulletproof
are some tips specific to perimenopausal women or women with other
dysregulation who’s current diet is no longer working and who are
gaining weight rapidly?
you are 65, been through menopause and have the typical hot flashes
and vaginal thinning and dryness that seems to go with age, what
are the other options instead of using a bioidentical hormone? Is
natural hormone balance possible after menopause?
do you get eczema outbreaks after going on keto?
is your go-to restaurant meal when on vacation?
are different tests for food sensitivities, and which ones are good
you have excess weight beyond where your body is comfortable and
happy, then that is a symptom of something deeper going on that’s
keeping your health out of balance.
information comes out daily about the importance of having a nice,
healthy, balanced microbiome, and when you start taking probiotics,
it really starts changing and regulating other things in your
you’re new to keto and you’re maybe kind of going through the keto
flu and you notice a change in your body odor, that is basically a
sign that you’re producing ketones and you’re excreting acetone
through your sweat. That eventually goes away as you become
- There’re so many other factors that you need to
look at other than diet when you’re not losing weight. You can’t
just be upset with your body and upset with your diet and getting
all frustrated about why it’s not working out for you.
on keto often brings up other health issues that need to be
food sensitivity test is going to be 100% accurate. There’s always
room for error and the tests aren’t 100% foolproof.
away the labels you put on food. Keto is a type of diet or a type
of lifestyle. It’s not a label of a food and it shouldn’t
you’re really concerned about your cholesterol and you have a
history of heart disease in your family, try getting an NMR test,
and keep the ratio of your triglycerides to HDL ratio as close to 1
sure you are providing your body with a sufficient amount of
nutrients, and consider cutting back your fasting if you’re fasting
36 hours a week.
you have issues with body odor, it could be because of a mineral
imbalance, so you need to work harder to balance your electrolytes.
Or it could be because of a magnesium deficiency, so you need to
increase your magnesium.
to detoxifying your liver using real food like leafy greens, bitter
greens, root vegetables, and citrus.
your hormones tested to see if you have a hormonal balance that’s
causing you to not lose weight. From there, speak with someone that
can help you take those results and put you on a protocol to
you are postmenopausal, find a practitioner in your area that can
help you have a great postmenopause experience.
you are having issues with eczema, get your gut health tested, and
find out what you need to work on with the help of a functional
As always, if you have any
questions, be on the lookout for the next Keto Hot Seat call for
questions on Facebook and Instagram. Make sure your questions are
short, general, and that you haven’t heard the answer to them
“When we have labels on
food, then that will kind of keep us in this place of can/can’t,
should/shouldn’t, do/don’t… where our foods are classified almost
as ‘yes, this is okay,’ or ‘no, this is not.’ So when we call a
food keto, that’s going to bring in that type of
“There are so many more
things that you need to take charge of in your life to truly
understand what’s going on in your body and why you are gaining
weight… diet has very little to do with it.”
Resources mentioned in the show:
Past episodes mentioned:
More from Shawn Mynar:
The Fat Burning Female Project
The Fat Burning Female
Best Ketone Test Kit
Precision Xtra Blood Ketone
Precision Xtra Blood Ketone Test
The advice and opinions in
The Keto For Women show are intended for informational purposes
only and should not be taken as medical care or advice. Please
always consult your medical professional for your specific health