May 1, 2021
Today, I am delighted to have Maria Emmerich joining me. Maria is a nutritionist who specializes in the ketogenic diet and exercise physiology. She struggled with her health and weight throughout childhood. That led her to become such a passionate nutrition expert. “My goal is to help transform people’s lives and start living again!” Maria specializes in brain neurotransmitters and how food can increase mental wellness. Her expertise has sent her around the world speaking about ketogenic diets. She has also cooked with Halle Berry and writes for Halle’s website.
Twenty-three years ago, Maria was twice her size, and she had some serious issues going on. The doctor told her she had PCOS (Polycystic Ovary Syndrome), which is type-2 diabetes that affects female fertility. She also had acid reflux, depression, and IBS (Irritable Bowel Syndrome). The doctor told her she was doing nothing wrong. Those were just the cards she was dealt.
She took her dog to the vet the same week because it was losing its hair, and the first question he asked her was what she was feeding it. When she changed the dog’s diet, its hair grew back. That got her thinking, so she started doing some research. She discovered that PCOS was caused by too much caffeine, sugar, and carbohydrates, which was what she was living on. She was only sixteen at the time, but she started making some dietary changes.
Be sure to join us today to hear Maria’s inspiring story and find what she has to say about healing yourself with the food you eat.
IN THIS EPISODE YOU WILL LEARN:
Connect with Cynthia Thurlow
Check out Cynthia’s website
Connect with Maria Emmerich
On her ketomaria.com
On her Keto-adapted website
Maria’s free e-book