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Unlocking Keto: A Coach-Centric Exploration With Chris Irvin

by: Sarah Appleby
Published: January 10, 2024
Updated: January 10, 2024

In this episode, we dive deep into the world of keto with none other than Chris Irvin, a distinguished author, researcher, and ketogenic diet expert. Chris, also the mind behind the groundbreaking Applied Ketogenic Diet Specialist Certification course for health coaches and practitioners at Primal Health Coach Institute, is here to unravel the mysteries of the ketogenic diet for you.

Whether you're a seasoned keto coach or someone just starting to explore the ketogenic lifestyle, Chris Irvin has the answers you've been seeking. This conversation is not your average keto discussion; it's fueled by questions from a live audience, making it one of the most engaging and comprehensive coach-centric talks on ketogenic diets, the ketogenic metabolic state, and the concept of metabolic flexibility.

Chris Irvin shares his wealth of knowledge, providing insights that go beyond the surface of mainstream keto discussions. This is truly an enlightening journey through the intricacies of the ketogenic diet and if you're serious about keto or simply keto-curious, this conversation is tailor-made for you.

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Chris Irvin

Episode Overview:

  • 0:00:00 Introduction to Chris Irvin and the topic of keto
  • 0:03:10 Importance of health coaches in research studies on keto
  • 0:07:23 Early experiences with keto research and education
  • 0:10:23 Frustration with lack of public knowledge about keto
  • 0:15:17 Keto's boost in energy and mood
  • 0:23:12 The rise and fall of keto
  • 0:31:41 Individualized approaches for different conditions
  • 0:35:59 Finding the minimum effective dose for successful keto journey
  • 0:36:52 Exclusive offer: 72-hour free trial and discount code
  • 0:37:19 Understanding the mechanism of metabolism and ketogenic diets
  • 0:41:04 Is keto an all-or-nothing approach? The importance of personalization
  • 0:45:04 An interesting approach to the course content
  • 0:45:15 Fully immersing clients in the experience of ketogenesis
  • 0:48:15 Understanding client needs over complex scientific explanations
  • 0:51:29 Challenging misconceptions about high fat and protein fears
  • 0:59:19 Focusing on the actual lived experience of people
  • 1:02:39 The importance of tailoring the ketogenic diet for individual clients
  • 1:06:02 The increasing interest and importance of practitioners learning about keto

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