Episode 61: Innercising before Exercising

On this episode of the Girlfriend Doctor Podcast, we had a delightful conversation with keto guru, Ben Azadi. Ben is a Functional Diagnostic Nutrition Practitioner, author, and founder of Keto Kamp. He shares his journey coming from being a depressed, obese 24-year-old to being a very healthy and extremely successful entrepreneur.  

Our food is slowly losing its quality and we need to be aware of this issue. We can’t just get our nutrients and vitamins from our food like we could’ve twenty years ago, so Ben has solutions for these problems: ketogenic diet. He shares his experience being a vegan and then switching to keto and talks about how he started his course, Keto Kamp, helping people of all ages and sizes achieve physical, mental, and spiritual health. 

Very often, people get too fixated on following all the exercises and diet protocols but fail to fixate on the things that feed the soul like hugging and talking to family and friends, going on an adventure, and learning how to live in gratitude. Ben emphasizes the importance of these innercises as well as finding a nutrition plan that works for you individually, because we all have molecular differences in our DNA, even if they’re very slim. Tune in and join to learn the secrets of finding a balance that works for you when it comes to nutrition and inner healing.

KEY TAKEAWAYS (with timestamps): 

  • [1:31] Ben’s start to his journey
  • [9:13] How Ben began his Keto Kamp
  • [12:42] Importance of metabolic flexibility
  • [17:30] Controlling your genes
  • [20:49] Our food’s quality is deteriorating
  • [22:18] Importance of being in a state of gratitude
  • [22:28] Innercising before exercising
  • [26:02] Anti-nutrients and carnivore diet
  • [29:50] Personal stories from clients at Ben’s Keto Kamp
  • [32:13] Transition to keto at an older age
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Dr. Anna Cabeca

Dr. Anna Cabeca

Certified OB/GYN, Anti-Aging and Integrative Medicine expert and founder of The Girlfriend Doctor. During Dr. Anna’s health journey, she turned to research to create products to help thousands of women through menopause, hormones, and sexual health. She is the author of best-selling The Hormone Fix, and Keto-Green 16 and MenuPause.