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Jul 30, 2013

In this premium podcast with Ben Greenfield, Ben answers the following questions about ketosis, Ironman training, nutrition and more:
  • Do you use bitter melon to help buffer blood sugar spikes in a effort to continue producing blood ketones? If yes, how important is the timing of taking the bitter melon for this and how much do you take each time?
  • Have you had any breaks from ketosis where you carb binge?
  • Please let us know about your experiences with oxaloacetate -- most importantly about the safety of it and how much (in your opinion) it boosted your performance. 
  • I'm doing your plan, and am curious as to how you typically train right now... Are you still doing predominantly H.I.I.T. with long Z2 efforts sprinkled in? 
  • How much does it cost you a month to eat that way? Carbs are so cheap and yummy. 
  • Is there any advantage to adding hard to find meat like lamb and bison to my diet?
  • What are your thoughts on barefoot/minimalist  running? ( thinking performance & injury prevention)
  • Do you recommend anything for me in my first 5K? So far I’ve been working out for the last 2 months, 6 days a week, eating ok, I do cheat but I just pray I make it to the end.
  • What do you think of Ezekiel bread? I haven’t heard much, but I love bread and people say it is better for you.
  • I just read some good protein things with brewer’s yeast? Yay or nay?