Episode #366 – Q & A on Fasting, Autophagy, Stevia, Fertility and Endometriosis

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In This Episode:

In this podcast, I answer a number of listener questions related to fasting with high blood sugar levels, stevia and fertility, endometriosis, the importance of vitamin D and how to heal osteoporosis.

  • 03:40 Why do I struggle with regular bowel movements when on a Keto diet? 
  • 04:50 How insulin retains sodium in our body.
  • 07:15 What does a lower carbohydrate template as a diet look like? 
  • 09:00 Can intermittent fasting help with high blood sugar (post-pregnancy)?
  • 11:55 The importance of walking early in the day to bring your blood sugar level down.
  • 14:45 Does stevia cause infertility? Unpacking the study done on rats
  • 22:00 What is endometriosis? And what can be done about it? 
  • 26:05 Optimizing your Vitamin D levels to bring down inflammation
  • 27:30 Unpacking the OMAD (One Meal A Day) strategy for autophagy
  • 36:00 How do you heal from osteoporosis?  
  • 40:10 What does ‘mechanical loading’ mean?
  • 42:30 How our body responds with a stress response to let us know something is wrong

What should you do about bone loss and osteoporosis? Stevia and infertility, intermittent fasting strategies, how to deal with constipation, and the best strategies for dealing with endometriosis are just some of the fascinating topics that Dr. Jockers is covering today in this solo Q&A!

Learn about (One Meal A Day) as a strategy for autophagy in this fascinating one-on-one with Dr. Jockers, who loves to engage with the wider Functional Nutrition online community. Be sure to subscribe to his YouTube channel or follow him on Instagram or Facebook. 

This is a great way to DM him and have your particular health question asked and answered by Dr. Jockers himself, one of the leading holistic health nutritionists in the world!

Alternatively, you can email Dr. Jockers at info@drjockers.com with the questions that you want answered. Be sure to share this podcast episode if you find that it is of value. And with that, let’s dive into the show!


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