Amy Berger holds a master's degree in human nutrition, is a Certified Nutrition Specialist (CNS) and is certified as a nutritional therapy specialist. She is the author of the upcoming book "The Alzheimer's Antidote" (and is a truly intelligent voice in the low carbohydrate community.) Enjoy our conversation and leave the questions below!
1:42 – How Amy Overcame Her Weight Loss Challenges
5:38 – The connection between Alzheimer's disease, glucose and insulin
8:15 – What is insulin resistance and why is it dangerous for the brain?
10:00 – Why the brain loves ketones
10:30 – What happens to the brain in Alzheimer's disease
11:30 – How to get ketones in the brain
13:36 – Why MCT oil can be beneficial for people with dementia
14:30 – Benefits of low carb / MCT oil for young / healthy people
18:21 – Amy's thoughts on exogenous ketones / MCT oil for weight loss
22:00 – What is "metabolic flexibility"?
26:27 – Amy Diet Protocol for Optimal Cognitive Performance and Health
28:08 – Amy's Favorite Brain Health Supplements
33:30 – Who Amy believes this information is most relevant to
36:50 – Amy's thoughts on the best diet for carriers of the ApoE4 allele (Alzheimer's risk gene)
39:29 – Is there such a thing as having too much cholesterol?
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